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Derek Carr or Jared Goff

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Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Jared Goff
QB - DET
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - DET
 
 
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ECR# 23# 29-
Best Rank# 15# 16-
Worst Rank# 31# 35-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total281.0253.0-
Avg Game17.616.9-
Avg Projection268.6236.6-
    
Schedule 
    
SOS Rank2930-
    
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NFL Spinzone
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The Fantasy Coaches
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Fantasy Football Empire
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The Football Girl
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New Life Fantasy
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Yahoo! Sports
22 h
#18#22-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
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Nicholas YouN. You
The Undroppables
1 d
#19#26-
    
Matthew McCarthyM. McCa...
Gridiron Ratings
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Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
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Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
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Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
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Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Football Diehards
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Ellis JohnsonE. Johnson
True North Fantasy Football
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Take Your League
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QB List
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Expand The Boxscore
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Mark RingoM. Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
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Tim BrosnanT. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips
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Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
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John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
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Jody SmithJ. Smith
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Roto Street Journal
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Francisco (Chato) RomeroF. (Cha...
Estadio Fantasy
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Adrian AlpansequeA. Alpa...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
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Adam PelletierA. Pell...
Sports Gambling Podcast Network
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Michael HauffM. Hauff
FF Faceoff
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Fantasy BR
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Yahoo! Sports
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The Fantasy First Down
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The Fantasy Headliners
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Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
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Jaime EisnerJ. Eisner
The Draft Network
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Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
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Benjamin KlotzB. Klotz
Touchdown Squad
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Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
BallBlast
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Daniel MaderD. Mader
Belly Up Sports
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RotoBaller
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Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
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Aaron SchillA. Schill
FF Faceoff
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Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
FF Faceoff
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Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
1 w
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Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
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Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
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Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
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Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
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Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
1 w
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Davis MattekD. Mattek
SportsGrid
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David ZachD. Zach
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#24#28-
    
Mike MaherM. Maher
FantasyPros
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Estadio Fantasy
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Matthew BetzM. Betz
The Fantasy Footballers
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Donald GibsonD. Gibson
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Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
2 w
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Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
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Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
3 w
#18#28-
    
Jarad EvansJ. Evans
Pro Football Focus
3 w
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Nick BretwischN. Bret...
Win Daily Sports
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Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
3 w
#25#29-
    
Elvin RyanE. Ryan
The Pregame HQ
3 w
#20#27-
    
Clayton CadieuxC. Cadieux
Fantasy Football From Up North
3 w
#27#29-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 w
#26#23-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
05/30
#26#28-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
07/01
#26#30-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
07/01
#23#29-
    
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
06/29
#22#26-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
2 w
#27#30-
    
Adam MurfetA. Murfet
5 Yard Rush
06/28
#20#23-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
Pro Football Network
06/23
#22#28-
    
Blair WilliamsB. Will...
Razzball
06/22
#14#21-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
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Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
06/15
#26#27-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 w
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Richard CoolingR. Cooling
5 Yard Rush
07/01
#20#28-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
05/31
#20#27-
    
Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
FTN
05/28
#24#28-
    
Nick RaducanuN. Radu...
ProjectRoto
05/27
#24#28-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
SleeperWire
5 d
#20#21-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
05/20
#27#20-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Jared Goff
QB - DET
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - DET
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. BAL vs. SF
Week 2 at PIT at GB
Week 3 vs. MIA vs. BAL
Week 4 at LAC at CHI
Week 5 vs. CHI at MIN
Week 6 at DEN vs. CIN
Week 7 vs. PHI at LAR
Week 8BYE WEEK vs. PHI
Week 9 at NYGBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. KC at PIT
Week 11 vs. CIN at CLE
Week 12 at DAL vs. CHI
Week 13 vs. WAS vs. MIN
Week 14 at KC at DEN
Week 15 at CLE vs. ARI
Week 16 vs. DEN at ATL
Week 17 at IND at SEA
Week 18 vs. LAC vs. GB
Player Projections Comparison
 
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Jared Goff
QB - DET
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - DET
Passing
   
Pass Att565.3578.8
Pass Cmp374.5371.0
Pass Yards4,313.44,153.0
Pass TDs26.622.5
Ints10.914.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts31.539.4
Rush Yards110.487.9
Rush TDs1.81.7
   
Misc
   
Fumbles5.34.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points268.6236.6
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Jared Goff
QB - DET
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - DET
2020 Points 
Week 113.611.5
Week 221.724.0
Week 315.428.2
Week 420.411.7
Week 525.025.4
Week 615.9
Week 720.316.9
Week 812.512.2
Week 914.0
Week 107.210.5
Week 1122.625.0
Week 121.65.0
Week 1332.724.1
Week 1425.815.6
Week 152.116.3
Week 1623.210.7
Week 1722.9
Week 18
Total281.0253.0
Average17.616.9
Notes for Player Combination
 
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Jared Goff
QB - DET
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - DET
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Carr's been one of the most steady and stable QBs in fantasy football over the last couple of seasons. He doesn't bring the upside that some of the other players at the position do, but he rarely hurts your lineup when you start him. Heading into 2021, it's difficult to project Carr and how he'll perform in this offense. The Raiders overhauled their offensive line, which was a strength of their team and something that Carr needs to be successful, and their defense didn't exactly make significant to get better in the off-season. This team should have to pass more this season, but it's unclear whether or not this will be a good thing for Carr. He's a solid streaming QB or second option in a Superflex league, but it's difficult to see how he can be anything more than that this year.Did you know that Goff has only thrown for 22 and 20 touchdowns each of the past two seasons? This was with Sean McVay calling plays and a receiving corps led by Kupp and Woods, which doesn't exactly bode well for his projections to this Lions offense. This Detroit team isn't exactly going to be putting many points up on the board and the receiving corps Goff has here is certainly not going to create a ton on their own for him. Goff is certainly a complete "stay away" in fantasy this year and that might extend to the entire Lions offense.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The article I write every year titled, "Boom, Bust, and Everything In Between," highlights the both the consistency a player offers, as well as his upside. Carr has no upside. Over the last two years under Jon Gruden, Carr has played 32 games. In those games, he's delivered QB1-type performances just 14 times (43.8 percent), and a "boom" performance just one time (3.1 percent). I'd rather take shots on the rookie quarterbacks who might not start out of the gate, as Carr certainly wouldn't be your QB1.If you were thinking the hate went too far with Goff and that he might be a decent streamer/platoon option, think again. His start to the season is a nightmare and it really doesn't get any better as it goes on. The first seven weeks include the 49ers, Packers, Ravens, Bears, Vikings, and Rams. If you want to find a great matchup, you have to wait all the way until Week 16. The Lions offense isn't one you should aggressively attack in fantasy drafts.
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
 Robert Woods broke out in year 6. He didn't top 700yds in a season until he was paired with Jared Goff. McVay helped some but this narrative that Goff is a complete scrub QB isn't true for fantasy. Goff has supported plenty of top producing pass catchers, safe bet to do it in DET. @ClutchFantasy Honestly, I have to respectfully disagree with Jacob here. I don't think Goff has learned how to read defenses, he's about to be exposed.
Tim Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Every year certain fantasy analysts will hype up the most mediocre QB in the game, and every time you are disappointed you fell in the trap. This year might be the worst trap of all. Now, he'll be playing behind an offensive line that lost three starters to cap woes including C Rodney Hudson. It's going to be a long year in Las Vegas and Derek Carr might not survive it.The Lions may not have any WRs, but they may have one of the best offensive lines in football. That factor alone could catapult Jared Goff into some fantasy relevance this season.
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
Carr has some weapons in Darren Waller and Henry Ruggs, but the offensive line lost some keys cogs this past offseason. Carr's lack of mobility caps his upside. The combination of those two could lead to a lot of sacks. He's okay, but I'm hoping for better at QB.The Lions accomodated Matthew Stafford's request and traded him to LA netting Jared Goff and some draft picks in return for a horrendous contract. Goff has no WRs and a coach who wants to smash skulls. Not the recipe for fantasy greatness for your QB. Avoid
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
Very quietly, Derek Carr finished as QB13 last season. This was due to him playing in all 16 games, which many QBs did not in 2020. Carr did throw for his 3rd straight 4k yard season, but I have significant concerns about the offensive line turnover for the Raiders. At 30, Derek Carr is a prototypical league-average quarterback, hence the 8-8 record of the Raiders. I would love him as my 3rd QB in Superflex, but you could do worse as your QB2. Although Carr did make some statistical strides, it's hard to get excited about him in fantasy terms.