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Answering Week 11's biggest fantasy football questions

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Need some help setting your lineup this week? NFL Nation reporters answer the biggest fantasy questions -- provided by ESPN fantasy football analyst Mike Clay -- across the league for Week 11.

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NFC EAST

Dallas Cowboys

Will the backfield distribution continue to evolve, or should we expect to see the the Alfred Morris-Rod Smith timeshare against the Eagles?

The production of the running game was not what the Cowboys wanted last week -- just 65 yards on 15 carries by their running backs -- but the distribution of the work was what they planned and that should continue this week. Alfred Morris had 11 carries in his 22 snaps. Rod Smith had three carries and caught four passes in his 38 snaps. Darren McFadden still appears as if he's the odd man out. As time goes on, Smith's carry total could increase just because he brings more of a total package than Morris. Of Morris' 11 carries, 10 came in the first drive of the game and the first drive of the second half. -- Todd Archer

New York Giants

Can we safely rely on QB Eli Manning for a big week against a struggling Chiefs defense?

It's hard to feel safe relying on anybody who plays on an offense averaging fewer than 17 points per game. The Giants and Manning have just been too inconsistent on offense this season (and actually last year, too) to think this is a slam dunk. Defenses that can pressure off the edges give the Giants problems, and the Chiefs can pressure off the edges. It's risky to play Manning against an Andy Reid team coming off the bye. -- Jordan Raanan