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  Deshaun WatsonD. Watson
QB - HOU
Deshaun Watson
Baker MayfieldB. Mayfield
QB - CLE
Baker Mayfield
 
 
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  Deshaun WatsonD. Watson
QB - HOU
Deshaun Watson
Baker MayfieldB. Mayfield
QB - CLE
Baker Mayfield
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at NO vs. TEN
Week 2 vs. JAC at NYJ
Week 3 at LAC vs. LAR
Week 4 vs. CAR at BAL
Week 5 vs. ATL at SF
Week 6 at KC vs. SEA
Week 7 at INDBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. OAK at NE
Week 9 at JAC at DEN
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. BUF
Week 11 at BAL vs. PIT
Week 12 vs. IND vs. MIA
Week 13 vs. NE at PIT
Week 14 vs. DEN vs. CIN
Week 15 at TEN at ARI
Week 16 at TB vs. BAL
Week 17 vs. TEN at CIN
  Deshaun WatsonD. Watson
QB - HOU
Deshaun Watson
Baker MayfieldB. Mayfield
QB - CLE
Baker Mayfield
Passing
   
Pass Att516.5566.7
Pass Cmp339.8362.4
Pass Yards4,131.54,364.7
Pass TDs27.030.9
Ints12.514.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts95.846.0
Rush Yards508.1179.8
Rush TDs4.31.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles2.62.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points320.1288.1
   
  Deshaun WatsonD. Watson
QB - HOU
Deshaun Watson
Baker MayfieldB. Mayfield
QB - CLE
Baker Mayfield
2018 Points 
Week 111.0
Week 222.8
Week 325.09.8
Week 431.112.8
Week 521.018.0
Week 65.312.3
Week 710.920.9
Week 831.014.1
Week 920.317.9
Week 1022.6
Week 119.0
Week 1229.425.9
Week 1316.013.9
Week 1418.213.7
Week 1522.412.1
Week 1636.525.0
Week 1722.021.0
  Deshaun WatsonD. Watson
QB - HOU
Deshaun Watson
Baker MayfieldB. Mayfield
QB - CLE
Baker Mayfield
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Despite dealing with a chest injury that hampered his rushing ability in the middle of the season then losing both Will Fuller and Keke Coutee for portions of the season, Watson finished as the QB4, ahead of Andrew Luck. Now bring back a healthy Fuller and Coutee alongside DeAndre Hopkins with a healthy Watson, and you might have yourself a contender for the QB1 in 2019Mayfield was thrown into a tough situation last year but pulled through better than most expected. Once the Browns got rid of Hue Jackson, Mayfield completed 68.4 percent of his passes and averaged 281.8 yards, 2.4 touchdowns, and 1.0 interception per game. The Browns added Odell Beckham this offseason, which definitely won't hurt. The reason to remain a bit wary of Mayfield taking the leap into elite territory is due to the defense getting much better and them running the ball a bit more to eat clock. He should present a high-floor for a middling QB1, however
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
The upside is clear with Watson, who has a good system and two fantastic weapons. HOU also upgrade their o-line, so he shouldn't be on his back as much.I'm not so quick to crown Baker or the Browns. He was the 16th quarterback last year and while I see him rising, I don't see the need to over pay here. The top-10 upside is obvious, though.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Watson's rushing ability gives him an incredibly high floor for a fantasy quarterback, as his 551 yards rushing and five touchdowns last year more than made up for any deficiencies as a passer. With a full complement of receivers (assuming Keke Coutee's ankle injury improves) and with Duke Johnson in the fold, Watson could be in for a career year. Like last season, however, he'll likely get hit a ton, as the Texans' offensive line is still sub-par despite the draft capital they spent to address it. He's an injury risk, but should be one of the first quarterbacks taken on draft day.Mayfield took over the reins of the Browns' offense last year in Week 3 against the Jets and it was obvious right away that he was going to be a viable fantasy option for the foreseeable future. With the addition of Odell Beckham Jr., Mayfield has the chance to be a top-five fantasy quarterback without needing too many things to go right. With new offensive coordinator Todd Monken coming over from the Bucs and their emphasis on deep passing, Mayfield's projections could easily go overboard, though it's worth noting that it's unclear how much of Tampa Bay's system was from Monken as opposed to Dirk Koetter. But given how fantastic he looked in the first preseason game against the Redskins, it looks like all the pieces are there for a special season from Mayfield.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Deshaun Watson leads all quarterbacks (min. 18 games) in fantasy points per game over the past two seasons (by 1.5). @ScottBarrettDFB 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Has highest passing upside in fantasy among the QBs that might get you 500+ rushing yards - 45 pass TDs, 7 rush TDs in 23 career games 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Watson was not as good as he was in his rookie season from a fantasy perspective, but he should be better in 2019 than 2018 a year removed from ACL surgery. He also was fourth among fantasy quarterback s last year, he just did not have the monster games that made him a fantasy favorite in 2018.Mayfield set a NFL Record with 27 passing touchdowns in his rookie season. The Browns have a lot to be excited about this year and Mayfield should be in the QB1 discussion this year with the addition of WR Odell Beckham Jr.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
As great as Watson has been through the air over his first 22 games, he also has 820 rushing yards and 7 rushing TDs in that time. All of his underlying passing metrics went through the roof last year but his TD-rate unsurprisingly regressed. We can expect it to hang out there in the future, putting him in the 25 to 30 passing TD range. We can only help the unaddressed offensive line can keep him alive long enough to reach that mark.Mayfield was extraordinarily impressive as a rookie, breaking the TD record in just 12 starts and without much talent in his receiving corps. Even still, the landscape of the game has it that he was only tied for 12th in fantasy points and behind both Dak Prescott and Mitch Trubisky. While Baker is underrated in the running game and adds Odell Beckham, it may be premature to assume he will leap into the top five.
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Stud and a half last season. Had over 4000 passing yards and over 500 rushing yards. Expect even more of the same but even better as he continues to grow as a QB. He holds the ball way too long and his O-line is not good, but if he can get rid of the ball quicker and if his O-line can even slightly improve, he could have a ridiculous season.All Baker did as a rookie was throw for 3725 yards and a rookie record 27 TDs. He now has a ridiculous supporting cast of OBJ, Landry, Njoku, Chubb, Higgins and the list goes on. Big time potential.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 Baker Mayfield sat out the first two games and set the rookie record for TD passes. Freddie Kitchens stayed on as HC, Todd Monken came in as OC and both of these guys use an air raid offense. We can expect a lot of 3WR/4WR sets that spread the entire field and allow Mayfield to use his insane repertoire of weapons. Mayfield may not end in the top-3 QBs because he doesn't use his legs, but he has top-5 upside as an MVP candidate.
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
In his first two seasons as a pro, Watson has been 1st and 4th in fantasy points per game. Mobile QB's are a cheat code for fantasy, especially when they also come with passing upside. Watson is a 5TD threat every time he steps onto the field, and when you add that to his rushing floor, you get an extremely safe pick. This is not an offense built to run the football. Miller and Foreman will get their work, and the Texans will likely finish around league average in carries...but they have the weapons to install a more pass centric offense than they've been in recent years. If Hopkins, Fuller and Coutee can all stay healthy...then Watson is set to finish in the top 5 yet again.Baker is set up to dominate this season. They have an elite ground game to go along with Odell/Landry/Njoku in the passing attack. Not to mention Duke Johnson (until they trade him). Baker has my highest passing yardage projection for any player, and if he has a favorable season in the TD department then he could very well end up in the top 3 for QB's. I don't draft QB's early, so I likely won't be drafting him...but if he falls later than he should then he's a guy I'm comfortable targeting.