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Fantasy football and weather: When should you make lineup changes?

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Do weather-impacted games affect players' fantasy numbers? (2:11)

Tristian Cockcroft gives data to prove that weather-impacted games don't always mean bad fantasy numbers. (2:11)

We've reached the stage of the NFL season when fantasy football managers most commonly ask an age-old question: How much should the weather influence our lineup decisions?

After a Week 11 meeting between the Texans and Browns in Cleveland -- during which the teams totaled 17 points in a game initially delayed by severe weather then played through rain and winds of 25-plus mph (with gusts exceeding 50 mph) -- that question has already rung loudly in 2020.