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  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
 
 
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  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. WAS vs. LAR
Week 2 at ATL vs. TB
Week 3 vs. DET at ARI
Week 4 at GB at HOU
Week 5 vs. NYJ vs. JAC
Week 6 at MIN at TB
Week 7 at DALBYE WEEK
Week 8 at BUF at SF
Week 9 vs. CHI vs. TEN
Week 10BYE WEEK at GB
Week 11 vs. NE vs. ATL
Week 12 vs. SEA at NO
Week 13 at MIA vs. WAS
Week 14 vs. NYG at ATL
Week 15 at WAS vs. SEA
Week 16 vs. DAL at IND
Week 17 at NYG vs. NO
  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Passing
   
Pass Att566.5524.6
Pass Cmp373.3344.6
Pass Yards4,235.73,848.9
Pass TDs29.924.8
Ints12.414.4
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts53.6113.6
Rush Yards195.9511.6
Rush TDs1.14.4
   
Misc
   
Fumbles2.51.8
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points285.2298.6
   
  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2018 Points 
Week 118.2
Week 227.6
Week 311.229.6
Week 420.7
Week 521.016.4
Week 624.523.3
Week 718.725.7
Week 822.628.0
Week 921.2
Week 1021.114.7
Week 110.824.5
Week 1213.222.5
Week 1319.815.3
Week 1418.810.9
Week 154.7
Week 16
Week 17
  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Expert 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
All the hype behind Wentz feels real. He's over a year removed from his knee injury and should be confident again. Getting D-Jax and upgrades at RB won't hurt, either.We all know Cam is a top 5 guy if he's fully healthy. He'll just need to prove it. The good news is he can be had at a discount.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
When Wentz is healthy, he's a lock to put up QB1 numbers with upside for more. With DeSean Jackson added, Wentz has an additional deep threat, and the offense should drop plenty of points each game. But he's missed eight games over the last two seasons, and the injury risk can't be ignored at this point. Add that all up and Wentz is a mid-to-low-end QB1, worth drafting in all formats.Newton looked great in Norv Turner's offense last year before getting hurt, with a career-high completion percentage. But a shoulder injury derailed his season, and he had offseason surgery. Injuries have been an issue for Newton throughout his career, as he gets hits early and with how much he runs the ball. And, already in the preseason, he sustained an injured foot on Thursday night against New England. Newton left the game in a walking boot and the injury has been diagnosed as a mid-foot sprain. The team is "cautiously optimistic" that Newton will be ready for Week 1 but given the uncertainty, it's worth dropping him a spot or two in your draft rankings.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
In the 11 weeks Wentz was healthy last season, he was the QB15 thanks to a greatly diminished TD-rate (as expected). With that said, he was even more efficient than his 2017 MVP campaign so there is more upside. The concern, of course, is that Wentz is still not healed from the back injury that kept him out at the end of the season so be sure to monitor that as your fantasy draft draws near.Cam is expected back for Week 1 despite the foot strain. He was quite good before the issue last season so he may be undervalued at this point. His legs, and especially in the end zone, make him a lock to be a top 10 performer while he is on the field, and perhaps as high as top 3 as we've seen from Cam numerous times.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Wentz had some of the same consistency issues that Texans QB Deshaun Watson had returning from ACL surgery and Wentz also dealt with other injuries, causing him to miss 5 games. I think he will be a much different QB in 2019 with these injury issues hopefully behind him.Newton was 12th among fantasy quarterbacks, despite playing with a bum shoulder that prevented him from throwing the ball further than 30-yards downfield. He should be healthier this year and rebound to QB1 status in 2019, but he needs to be healthy if he is going to be a QB1.
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
All about health. We have seen what Wentz can do when healthy. He can be a top 5 QB if health permits, but that is a big if. 
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Wentz was having an MVP season in 2017 and then came back from injury in 2018 and was better in many statistical aspects. His TD% decreased, but I'd count on it being higher this season with the addition of Desean Jackson. DJax has improved the yards per attempt of almost every QB he's every played with and yards per attempt is a key statistic for measuring the success of a QB. Wentz's upside is sky high. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If you were to put Wentz's numbers up against the career of this decade's fantasy starters, his closest comparison would be Tony Romo. During his career, Romo posted QB1-type numbers 45 percent of the time, which is precisely what Wentz has done in his three years. Wentz hasn't offered the upside that some of the quarterbacks above him in the rankings, but he should provide high-end QB2-type production at year's endAs of now, we have to wonder if Cam Newton will be ready for the start of the season, as he continues to rehab from his offseason shoulder surgery. He started throwing in May, but we heard similar things about Andrew Luck a few years ago. No matter which way you slice it, Newton comes with plenty of risk. Christian McCaffrey played extremely well around the goal-line, which takes away the thing that put Newton over the top as a fantasy quarterback - his rushing totals. Unless Newton can turn into a more polished passer, his days as a top-five quarterback are likely over
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
I think people forget how good Carson Wentz is. He was the clear cut MVP in 2017 before tearing his ACL, then he posted a 21/7 TD/INT rate in his 11 healthy games last season, finishing with over 300 yards or multiple scores in 8/11 weeks. He opens this season fully healthy, and is currently 4th in MVP odds. The offense also upgraded in the offseason. Not only has Alshon/Ertz/Agholor all returned...but Goedert is now set to take a step forward in his second season, the traded for DeSean Jackson (who's still an elite field stretcher), they signed Jordan Howard in FA, and they drafted both Miles Sanders and J.J. Arcega Whiteside. These are elite offensive weapons, and the Eagles have PFF's top rated offensive line. I expect the Eagles to make another Super Bowl run...and I expect Carson Wentz to be the driving force behind it.Cam Newton is a great pick if you want to take a QB early. I typically wait on QB, but Newton is one that I'm OK spending a mid round pick on. Newton had his best season by a mile in terms of completion percentage last season, beating his next best season by over 6%. The reasoning for that makes perfect sense too. The Panthers have built their offense to thrive on the short passing game. McCaffrey is one of the best receiving backs in the NFL, and the combination of Samuels and Moore gives Newton two receivers that can make plays after the catch. This allowed Newton to finish with the second most yards per game in his career...even with the 32nd deepest ADOT. What you also get with Newton is the rushing floor. He's going to be around 500-600 rushing yards with 5-6 rushing TD's. That's a really secure floor, and also gives him massive weekly upside. I expect Newton to have one of the best seasons of his career, and yet this is the latest we've been able to draft him since 2015.