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Cam Newton or Joe Burrow

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
Expert
Recommendation

53%
Recommended by
49 of 92 experts
47%
Recommended by
43 of 92 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 55% 45%
Top QB Experts33%67%
Top Player Experts--
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 20# 15
Best Rank# 12# 8
Worst Rank# 34# 32
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total0.017.7
Avg Game8.9
Avg Projection233.1250.1
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1320
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Joe BurrowCam Newton
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
1 h
#22#13
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 h
#19#16
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
3 h
#19#13
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
3 h
#18#22
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
7 h
#20#15
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
9 h
#24#35
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
10 h
#10
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
14 h
#17#26
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
19 h
#21#18
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 d
#34#15
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#22#20
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
2 d
#21#14
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#19#21
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#13#32
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
2 d
#19
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 d
#15#19
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#21#20
   
Mike AlexanderM. Alex...
Friends With Fantasy Benefits
3 d
#30#9
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
3 d
#19#14
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
3 d
#18#16
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
3 d
#16#13
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
3 d
#14#16
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
3 d
#14#13
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
4 d
#18#16
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
4 d
#22#11
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
4 d
#19#18
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
4 d
#14#18
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
4 d
#25#16
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
4 d
#22#17
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
4 d
#23#11
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
5 d
#20#15
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
5 d
#23#18
   
John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
5 d
#19#17
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
5 d
#21#15
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
5 d
#21#33
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
5 d
#15#16
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
5 d
#18#34
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
5 d
#23#16
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
5 d
#24#19
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
5 d
#20#8
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
Redshirts Fantasy Football
6 d
#23#17
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
6 d
#16#18
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
6 d
#21#18
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
6 d
#21
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
6 d
#13#15
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
6 d
#18#17
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
7 d
#20#15
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
7 d
#17#14
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
7 d
#13#15
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
7 d
#21#19
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 w
#12#9
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#23#11
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#14#30
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#26#29
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#18#33
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
2 w
#21
   
2 w
#27
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#21#35
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
2 w
#18#17
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 w
#13#22
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
2 w
#21#18
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
2 w
#17#35
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
3 w
#22#37
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 w
#21#34
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
3 w
#30#39
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#17#20
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#25#29
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
Redshirts Fantasy Football
4 w
#26
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
4 w
#24#35
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 w
#21#38
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
4 w
#18#33
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
4 w
#15
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
Lukas Kacer
06/02
#24
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
5 d
#20#32
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#19
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#21
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
7 d
#24#12
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
3 w
#20#36
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
5 d
#23#13
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#20
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
05/20
#27#40
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#17
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#25#33
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 w
#17#33
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#18#29
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#25#33
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#31
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
4 w
#20#35
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#20#38
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#17#16
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#17
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
3 d
#20#8
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC vs. MIA
Week 2 at CLE at SEA
Week 3 at PHI vs. LV
Week 4 vs. JAC at KC
Week 5 at BAL vs. DEN
Week 6 at INDBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. CLE vs. SF
Week 8 vs. TEN at BUF
Week 9BYE WEEK at NYJ
Week 10 at PIT vs. BAL
Week 11 at WAS at HOU
Week 12 vs. NYG vs. ARI
Week 13 at MIA at LAC
Week 14 vs. DAL at LAR
Week 15 vs. PIT at MIA
Week 16 at HOU vs. BUF
Week 17 vs. BAL vs. NYJ
Player Projections Comparison
  Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
Passing
   
Pass Att549.0477.1
Pass Cmp341.3294.2
Pass Yards3,857.13,293.7
Pass TDs22.121.0
Ints14.612.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts46.3100.5
Rush Yards209.5410.2
Rush TDs1.64.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles5.42.8
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points233.1250.1
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
2019 Points 
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Notes for Player Combination
  Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
 It will be interesting to see what he can do in New England. If healthy, he could be a top-10 QB.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
I don't often want any part of rookie quarterbacks in year one, but Burrow is an exception to the rule. Zac Taylor's offense never had a chance to succeed last year with the injuries they had. Burrow will have A.J. Green, Tyler Boyd, John Ross, Tee Higgins, and Auden Tate at his disposal, while having a plus-receiving back in Joe Mixon. You also can't forget that he'll get first-round left tackle Jonah Williams back from injury. This offense should surprise some people.There are many who'll be jumping to draft Newton as a QB1 like it's still 2017, but you shouldn't be one of them. Newton will be coming off shoulder surgery, which had countless teams passing on him. That's a concern, yes, but it's not the biggest concern. He's now 31 years old. Do you know how many quarterbacks have rushed for more than 500 yards after turning 31? Three. Now as how many of those quarterbacks had more than four rushing touchdowns... None. Newton was once a dominating force who required coordinators to adjust gameplans, but I just don't think he's that guy anymore.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 Newton missed most of last season with a foot injury, but wasn't very good in the two games he did play, completing just 56.2% of his passes. He has always made up for any deficiencies in his passing game with his legs, but at 31 years old and coming off two injury-plagued years, it's fair to wonder how much he'll contribute on the ground. Nevertheless, despite the less than stellar options at receiver, Newton will almost certainly start at quarterback for the Patriots and they'll surely figure out how best to use his talents. That makes Newton a mid-tier QB2 with upside, despite all the uncertainty.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Rookie QBs are typically not worth taking in the first round of Dynasty rookie drafts unless they have immense rushing upside. While Burrow has underrated athleticism, it's not his strong suit. However, it's the landing spot that truly sets him apart and has him worth considering in the first round if you have a QB need. Burrow walks into a loaded WR corps and also has one of the most talented RBs in the league. Burrow's going to thrive in this offense and he's absolutely worth considering at the back half of the first round of your rookie drafts.Cam Newton has now been signed by the New England Patriots and will immediately step in as the starter. While there may be some attempt by the Patriots to claim that this is an "open competition" this offseason, a healthy Cam Newton is immensely more talented than Jarrett Stidham. Newton will be used heavily in the running game in this offense, which is fantasy gold. Additionally, the Patriots only signed Newton to a one-year deal, which means that they can used him heavily and not worry about long-term consequences. I'm expecting Newton to carry the ball over 115 times this season, which immediately puts him in the Top-10 fantasy QB conversation.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Bengals OC Brian Callahan has been impressed by Joe Burrow's ability to understand what adjustments need to be made for each play during offseason meetings. - Duh, of course he's going to say that... 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
 Cam Newton PFF passing grade rankings 2018 - 24th 2017 - 34th 2016 - 24th Multiple shoulder and lower body injuries have obviously prompted Carolina to look elsewhere
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Burrow should have a pretty good supporting cast of skill position players, if the offensive line can protect him, he should be in the QB2 discussion.