NFL Weather Report Week 14 Saturday Edition

For your weekend roster management, here is the latest forecasts for the Sunday and Monday games.  Discussion of convers will follow after the table.

Visiting Team

Home Team

Game Time & Date

Forecast for Game Time

Houston Texans

Jacksonville Jaguars

8:25 PM EST  December 05, 2013

Partly Cloudy then becoming foggy, 69-66, 8-7 MPH SE/SSE

Minnesota Vikings

Baltimore Ravens

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Ice Pellets, 31, 5 MPH ENE

Indianapolis Colts

Cincinnati Bengals

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Ice Pellets, 27-31, 6 MPH E/ESE

Cleveland Browns

New England Patriots

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Partly Cloudy, 31-30, 3-0 MPH WNW

Oakland Raiders

New York Jets

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Overcast/Chance of Snow, 32, 2 MPH NE/E

Detroit Lions

Philadelphia Eagles

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Snow, 32-34, 5 MPH NE

Miami Dolphins

Pittsburgh Steelers

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Snow/Ice Pellets, 25-29, 9-12 MPH E/ESE

Buffalo Bills

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Partly Cloudy, 79-81, 6 MPH SSE/S

Kansas City Chiefs

Washington Redskins

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Ice Pellets, 31, 5 MPH NE

Atlanta Falcons

Green Bay Packers

1:00 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Snow, 16-18, 2-5 MPH ENE

Tennessee Titans

Denver Broncos

4:05 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Chance of Snow, 13-5, 5-1 MPH NNE/ENE

St. Louis Rams

Arizona Cardinals

4:25 PM EST  December 08, 2013

DOME

New York Giants

San Diego Chargers

4:25 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Partly Cloudy turning Clear, 54-51, 1-6 MPH WSW/W

Seattle Seahawks

San Francisco 49ers

4:25 PM EST  December 08, 2013

Clear, 45-42, 5 MPH NE/N

Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints

8:30 PM EST  December 08, 2013

DOME

Dallas Cowboys

Chicago Bears

8:40 PM EST  December 09, 2013

Partly Cloudy, 19-15, 15-13 MPH W


The fog which may develop in the second half of tonight's game concerns me, as this will interfere with the ability of both teams to stretch the field with the mid to long range pass.  At east the temperatures will be pleasant, and the wind will not be a factor.  In fact, a bit more breeze may have helped to avoid the fog, but you can never get everything you want...and if you did, where would you put it?

By the way, Ice Pellets in Baltimore, Cincy, New Jersey and DC?  Ice Pellets?  Let's hope the forecasts get better by the weekend.

Update:  Still some ice pellet warnings in the forecasts.  Not so sure I would want to watch a game where the sky was raining pellets of ice, but that is part of what we love about football.  For example, Green Bay will be frozen tundra, for sure on Sunday.  Without Aaron Rodgers, I don't see this as a great help for the Packers, as it would usually be.  Wind does not become a concern until Monday night, but I have a feeling both McCown and Romo will overcome any problems the breezy conditions may pose.

Since I have no great familiarity with ice pellets, I cannot tell you what effect this weather anomaly will have on the games in Baltimore, Cincy, Pittsburgh and DC.  But I am going to expect it will not improve the teams' performances.  Just a warning.

As ever, good luck and Godspeed in your fantasy efforts. Make sure to read all of our great articles to help you win your fantasy match ups every week and ultimately bask in championship glory.  If you have any fantasy football questions, especially about IDP leagues, I can be reached at ia@fantasyalarm.com.




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I have actively played fantasy sports since 2004, when I was roped into competing in an auto-pick football league on Yahoo. My devotion, and number of teams has continued to grow to the present. I began writing about fantasy sports for FantasyGameday in 2008, and was recruited to join the FantasyAlarm team in 2011, where I cover Starting Pitching on the baseball side of things, and publish a weekly IDP Report and NFL Weather Report weekly during the football season. I can be reached by e-mail at: ia@fantasyalarm.com and my Twitter handle is: @johnwhorfin

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