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  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Russell WilsonR. Wilson
QB - SEA
Russell Wilson
 
 
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  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Russell WilsonR. Wilson
QB - SEA
Russell Wilson
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAR vs. CIN
Week 2 vs. TB at PIT
Week 3 at ARI vs. NO
Week 4 at HOU at ARI
Week 5 vs. JAC vs. LAR
Week 6 at TB at CLE
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. BAL
Week 8 at SF at ATL
Week 9 vs. TEN vs. TB
Week 10 at GB at SF
Week 11 vs. ATLBYE WEEK
Week 12 at NO at PHI
Week 13 vs. WAS vs. MIN
Week 14 at ATL at LAR
Week 15 vs. SEA at CAR
Week 16 at IND vs. ARI
Week 17 vs. NO vs. SF
  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Russell WilsonR. Wilson
QB - SEA
Russell Wilson
Passing
   
Pass Att524.6454.7
Pass Cmp344.6294.2
Pass Yards3,848.93,585.5
Pass TDs24.827.9
Ints14.49.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts113.673.1
Rush Yards511.6362.5
Rush TDs4.42.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles1.82.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points298.6280.6
   
  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Russell WilsonR. Wilson
QB - SEA
Russell Wilson
2018 Points 
Week 118.220.4
Week 227.614.7
Week 329.615.6
Week 49.0
Week 516.419.9
Week 623.320.9
Week 725.7
Week 828.023.4
Week 921.219.5
Week 1014.726.2
Week 1124.517.6
Week 1222.522.0
Week 1315.324.8
Week 1410.99.0
Week 154.719.0
Week 1628.5
Week 177.9
  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Russell WilsonR. Wilson
QB - SEA
Russell Wilson
Expert 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
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.I never love to trust Seattle's system, but Wilson just gets the job done. I don't want to draft him like a top-10 arm, but thats what he is.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
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.Wilson's fantasy career is almost bizarre. His passing numbers have never jumped off the page, as he's only topped 4,000 passing yards twice in his seven-year career despite never missing a game. Although he used to make up for it with his legs, he ran less than ever last year and scored no rushing touchdowns. And yet his touchdown efficiency spiked, as he threw 35 touchdown passes in just 427 attempts. Relying on that again, especially without Doug Baldwin, seems foolhardy. At the same time, his consistency and reliability, however he gets his numbers, warrants QB1 consideration.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
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.As odd as it may seem with Wilson finishing as the fantasy QB9, he had the most efficient passing season of his career in 2018. The differences, of course, were that the rest of the league caught up, Seattle ran the snot out of the ball, and that Wilson himself only rushed for 376 yards with 0 scores. Unless they throw more or he returns to scrambling as a 30-year-old, he isn't likely to improve on that QB9 ranking this season.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
As 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 overThe change in offense really hurt Wilson's potential in 2018 and you have to wonder if it'll be the same in 2019. After seeing his pass attempts rise every year in the league, Wilson saw them dip down to just 427 of them in 2018. Losing Doug Baldwin surely won't help, though the addition of D.K. Metcalf won't hurt. Wilson is likely a lock to finish top-10 at his position, but his upside has diminished greatly
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
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.I will not be drafting Russell Wilson this season. The Seahawks have scripted far fewer QB runs than they did earlier in his career, and they've implemented a run first approach to the offense. Last season Wilson had an 8.2% TD rate, which was significantly above his career average, and is significantly higher than any QB can sustain. Even Peyton Manning had a career 5.7% TD rate, and had just two seasons in his career above 6.5%. Wilson is GOING TO SEE REGRESSION with his TD rate, and since there's no reason to expect his volume to increase, there's no reason we should be targeting him in drafts. He's being taken as the QB 8 right now. In the season I just talked about being hyperly efficient...he was the QB 9.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
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.Wilson was 9th among fantasy quarterbacks in 2018, despite having only 427 passing attempts. His rushing ability and his 8.2 touchdown percentage make him a great QB1 in fantasy football.