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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 13 Monday Night Football.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reacts after a 58 yard touchdown run by running back Rashaad Penny in the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

The Vikings and Seahawks face off in a game they both need to keep pace in their division races. Both teams have plenty of fantasy players to choose from but Adam Thielen will not play based on multiple reports. That should boost Stefon Diggs, Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith Jr.

Looking at the ESPN fantasy projections, Russell Wilson leads the way against a Vikings pass defense that has been their weakness this year. Kirk Cousins sits behind his running back Dalvin Cook with 17.4 projected fantasy points to Cook’s 21, as it should be, as Cook only has Christian McCaffrey ahead of him this season.

The absence of Thielen does narrow things down a bit, but after Diggs, we still have Rudolph, Smith and Bisi Johnson to choose from, which isn’t easy. The projections favor Rudolph but still don’t like him for a big game with Smith there.

Josh Gordon still hasn’t done enough to believe he’ll take much away from Tyler Lockett or D.J. Metcalf and even with Chris Carson being out played last week by Rashaad Penny, the coaches continue to stand behind Chris Carson.

Minnesota Vikings

QB Kirk Cousins 17.4
RB Dalvin Cook 21
RB Alexander Mattison 4.4
WR Stefon Diggs 14.5
WR Bisi Johnson 8.4
TE Kyle Rudolph 9.6
TE Irv Smith Jr. 8
K Dan Bailey 6.6
Vikings D/ST: 4.9

Seattle Seahawks

QB Russell Wilson 20.6
RB Chris Carson 15.9
RB Rashaad Penny 6.6
WR Tyler Lockett 15.5
WR DK Metcalf 12.5
WR Josh Gordon 6.6
TE Jacob Hollister 9
K Jason Meyers 8.1
Seahawks D/ST 4.9