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MNF fantasy points projections to help you set your lineup

Need some last minute start/sit advice? Fantasy points projections can help, and we’ve got them for Week 11 Monday Night Football.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes calls plays at the line during the first half against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium.  Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Chargers “host” the Kansas City Chiefs in Mexico City on Monday Night Football in an AFC West matchup to close out Week 11. The Chiefs are 6-4 atop the division, while the Chargers are 4-6. The Chargers need this game to get right back into the AFC West hunt and to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Kansas City will get left tackle Eric Fisher back on Monday night. His presence gives the Chiefs their healthiest offensive line of the season, which is needed against Joey Bosa. Their cornerback Kendall Fuller is questionable with a thumb injury. If he can’t go, Keenan Allen gets a bump.

The Chargers could be without both of their tackles in this game, with Sam Tevi out and Russell Okung questionable after not practicing this week. Kansas City ranks sixth in sacks per game this season, so Philip Rivers could have trouble finding a clean pocket in Mexico.

There are plenty of start/sit decisions to consider for both teams. Patrick Mahomes says he’s as healthy as he’s been all season, which is scary for the Chargers. Philip Rivers hasn’t played well this year, but will likely need to throw to try to keep up with Mahomes. Damien Williams had a personal issue that kept him out of some practice this week, but made the trip and should continue to see a big lead in work over LeSean McCoy and others. Melvin Gordon is finally back into a groove and gets a great matchup against Kansas City’s weak run defense. The ground game is likely the Chargers best chance to upset Kansas City.

Matchups are crucial, but it helps to see what the analytics are saying about potential performances. Looking at ESPN fantasy projections, Mahomes has the highest projection at 21.6 fantasy points with Tyreek Hill second, coming in at 19.4. The Chargers are lead by Melvin Gordon, who projects at 15.6 but Austin Ekeler isn’t far behind at 13.6. Both backs, as usual, are playable in fan

Kansas City Chiefs

QB Patrick Mahomes: 21.6
RB Damien Williams: 14
RB LeSean McCoy: 5.6
WR Tyreek Hill: 19.4
WR Sammy Watkins: 12
WR Demarcus Robinson: 6.6
WR Mecole Hardman: 2.3
TE Travis Kelce: 16
K Harrison Butker: 9.4
Chiefs D/ST: 5.1

Los Angeles Chargers

QB Philip Rivers: 15.4
RB Melvin Gordon: 15.6
RB Austin Ekeler: 13.6
WR Keenan Allen: 14.2
WR Mike Williams: 10.3
WR Andre Patton: 2.2
TE Hunter Henry: 14.6
K Michael Badgley: 8.6
Chargers D/ST: 1.6