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NFL Fantasy Football: Week 12 best and worst picks

These are the Eagles players you should pick or avoid for NFL Week 12.

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SB Nation has partnered with FanDuel, which is a daily and one-week fantasy game. It's like your regular fantasy football leagues in that you pick players to represent your team and they put up points based on their stats. Where it's different is that you're not drafting the players. You're starting with a given amount of money and purchasing the players based on their prices. It's like playing fantasy but with a salary cap and you can win money each week. It's pretty cool.

So now that you're interested in checking it out, I'm here to guide you with who you should/shouldn't pick to be in your fantasy lineup as far as Philadelphia Eagles players are concerned. The Eagles are scheduled to play the Tennessee Titans in Philly this week.

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QB: Mark Sanchez isn't getting much respect. He's only the 16th most expensive quarterback. This is fair because he's still a bit of a question mark. He looked good against the Carolina Panthers in Week 10 but struggled against the Green Bay Packers last week. The Titans own the league's 19th-ranked pass defense according to Football Outsiders. Sanchez could be worth a look here.

RB: LeSean McCoy has dropped down all the way to the 10th most expensive running back. McCoy hasn't looked like he did in 2013 but he's absolutely worth a look this week against a Titans defense that ranks dead last according to Football Outsiders. It's not a move without risk but it could worth the payoff. Darren Sproles is always worth some consideration as well. Chris Polk isn't worth your money yet but continue to keep an eye on him.

WR: Jeremy Maclin is the sixth most expensive wide receiver. Maclin's hot pace has cooled off a little bit since Sanchez took over at quarterback. Over the past two games, he "only" has twelve receptions for 131 yards and one touchdown. Maclin is still getting a lot of targets so he's worth the look. The other Eagles wide receiver worth a shot is rookie Jordan Matthews. Matthews is now up to being the 17th most expensive at his position. Last week he was 51st. It's clear people have caught on to the Sanchez-Matthews connection.

TE: Zach Ertz has dropped down to being the 24th most expensive tight end. Ertz is struggling to get more playing time due to Chip Kelly's love for Brent Celek's blocking ability. There's no questioning Ertz's production but there is questioning his snaps played. Due to this dilemma, Ertz isn't a safe option.

K: Even in games where the Eagles struggle, Cody Parkey is still money. The rookie placekicker is having a great season.

DEF: After a terrible showing in Green Bay, the Eagles defense should be able to bounce back at home against a Titans offense that is less than impressive. Tennessee ranks 20th overall in offense. Rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger has thrown four interceptions in just 166 snaps played.


Editor's Note: SB Nation's partner FanDuel is hosting a $2,500,000 Fantasy Football Contest for Week 12's NFL games. It's only $25 to join and first place wins $300,000. Starts Sunday, November 23rd at 1pm ET. Here's the link. FYI: These are just my opinions and FanDuel gave me money to play.

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