Green Bay is getting a lot of attention because of the flurries, but I would expect that game to be far more affected by Arizona’s inability to move the football than anything the weather can do. Winds are going to be a factor in several games especially Cincinnati where gusts may exceed 40 mph. There shouldn’t be heavy precipitation for any games, but we’ll see some drizzle in Foxboro and East Rutherford. Good luck this week especially if you need a win to make the playoffs.

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Arizona Cardinals at Green Bay Packers
1:00 PM ET
LAMBEAU FIELD
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN

Temp: 34°
Precipitation: Flurries
Wind: 20 mph
Wind Gusts: 36 mph

Fantasy Impact: If it snows, it’s not going to be much. The weird thing about this game is all the borderline conditions. I generally don’t talk about winds unless they’re greater than 20 sustained or 40 gusts. We’re right on the edge for this game. Cold can impact the game, but 34 degrees really isn’t that bad. Snow can affect traction, but forecasts aren’t calling for enough accumulation to cause obvious issues.

The far bigger issue for fantasy owners is the Arizona offense. Josh Rosen and the Arizona offense hasn’t been very effective this year. Rosen has thrown for more than 250 yards once and only has two multi-TD games this year. I’m certainly not expecting tough weather conditions to fix Rosen. David Johnson hasn’t been much more effective. If you take out the Kansas City game, Johnson has averaged less than 68 yards from scrimmage in his other away games. There are very few reasons to assume Arizona gets it right for this game in less than ideal weather conditions.

Of all teams in the league, Green Bay is used to this type of weather and shouldn’t be affected. Aaron Rodgers simply may not get much much volume if Arizona can’t move the ball. I’m just hoping Rodgers gets 2-3 early TDs before the game gets out of hand. Without much volume to work with, the Green Bay receivers may not have much opportunity for targets. Davante Adams is way too good to get cute with, but Jimmy Graham, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, and/or Randall Cobb are going to be hard to trust. Aaron Jones shouldn’t have a problem approaching 100 yards from scrimmage and hopefully he extends his three-game TD streak.

Chicago Bears at New York Giants
1:00 PM ET
METLIFE STADIUM
EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY

Temp: 54°
Precipitation: Light Rain
Wind: 8 mph
Wind Gusts: 22 mph

Fantasy Impact: I wouldn’t be surprised if you see some live coverage with heavy rain in the morning, but it should taper off by the time the game starts. I don’t think the rain will impact the game, but if the field is slick it may slow down the Chicago defense. Anything that negatively affects Chicago’s defense is inherently a boost for Saquon Barkley. You’re obviously starting him in seasonal leagues, but he might be a sneaky DFS tournament play where his ownership might be down because of the matchup.

Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals
1:00 PM ET
PAUL BROWN STADIUM
CINCINNATI, OHIO

Temp: 63°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 16 mph
Wind Gusts: 37 mph

Fantasy Impact: 16-17 mph winds aren’t a big deal, but wind gusts may reach into the 40s during the second half of the game. I’m not sure anyone was expecting an aerial battle between Jeff Driskel and Case Keenum and these winds certainly won’t help. I think both teams will head into the game trying to move the ball through their rushing attack.  A.J. Green is slated to return this week, but we don’t really know how healthy he is. He’s too good to bench, but the winds and presence of Driskel are definitely a hit to his projection. I still like Tyler Boyd whose average depth of target is on the low end at 9.0 yards. We also can’t ignore C.J. Uzomah who was targeted 13 times last week. It’s just hard to predict what this offense will look like with Green back in the lineup and Driskel starting in place of Andy Dalton. The wind is just another factor.

It’s nearly an identical situation for Denver. Emmanuel Sanders‘ average depth of target is 9.8 yards where Courtland Sutton‘s is 13.3 yards. We’re waiting for the breakout game from Sutton, but it’s looking unlikely this week if Keenum can’t overcome the wind. I still like Keenum as a sneaky start against a porous Cincinnati defense, but my expectations are tempered by these winds.

Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1:00 PM ET
RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM
TAMPA, FLORIDA

Temp: 82°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 17 mph
Wind Gusts: 22 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins
1:00 PM ET
HARD ROCK STADIUM
MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA

Temp: 84°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 14 mph
Wind Gusts: 16 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars
1:00 PM ET
EVERBANK FIELD STADIUM
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

Temp: 82°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 14 mph
Wind Gusts: 25 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

New York Jets at Tennessee Titans
4:05 PM ET
NISSAN STADIUM
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Temp: 61°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 14 mph
Wind Gusts: 31 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders
4:05 PM ET
OAKLAND COLISEUM
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

Temp: 54°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 3 mph
Wind Gusts: 3 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
4:25 PM ET
CENTURYLINK STADIUM
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Temp: 46°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 1 mph
Wind Gusts: 1 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

Minnesota Vikings at New England Patriots
4:25 PM ET
GILLETTE STADIUM
FOXBORO, MASSACHUSETTS

Temp: 55°
Precipitation: Drizzle
Wind: 8 mph
Wind Gusts: 30 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

Los Angeles Chargers at Pittsburgh Steelers
8:20 PM ET
HEINZ FIELD
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA

Temp: 50°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 9 mph
Wind Gusts: 31 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

Dome Games:

Cleveland Browns at Houston Texans
1:00 PM ET
NRG STADIUM
HOUSTON, TEXAS
Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions
1:00 PM ET
FORD FIELD
DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Baltimore Ravens at Atlanta Falcons
1:00 PM ET
MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM
ATLANTA, GA

Monday, December 3rd, 2018:

Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles
8:15 PM ET
LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

Temp: 50°
Precipitation: None
Wind: 11 mph
Wind Gusts: 24 mph

Fantasy Impact: None

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