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Drew Brees or Joe Burrow

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Expert
Recommendation

97%
Recommended by
109 of 112 experts
3%
Recommended by
3 of 112 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 95% 5%
Top QB Experts100%0%
Top Player Experts--
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 9# 20
Best Rank# 4# 13
Worst Rank# 16# 27
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total228.80.0
Avg Game20.8
Avg Projection274.8234.0
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank2113
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Drew BreesJoe Burrow
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
7 h
#9#26
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
9 h
#12#23
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
10 h
#11#17
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
10 h
#14#23
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
12 h
#7#13
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
13 h
#9#22
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
13 h
#9#20
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
15 h
#10#16
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
16 h
#10#18
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
16 h
#10#19
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
18 h
#14#13
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
20 h
#9#27
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
20 h
#8#22
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
21 h
#15#17
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
1 d
#8#22
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
2 d
#10#17
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
2 d
#8#21
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
2 d
#11#14
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
2 d
#9#20
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
2 d
#7#23
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 d
#9#23
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
3 d
#10#17
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#11#21
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
3 d
#8#24
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#8#28
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
3 d
#12#17
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
3 d
#16#20
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
4 d
#7#25
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
4 d
#11#20
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
4 d
#6#26
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
4 d
#8#20
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
4 d
#9#21
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
4 d
#12#23
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
4 d
#13#17
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#5#21
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
4 d
#12#21
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
4 d
#11#20
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
4 d
#10#19
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
4 d
#10#22
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 d
#9#21
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
4 d
#8#20
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
4 d
#10#16
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
4 d
#10#19
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
4 d
#13#12
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
4 d
#4#16
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
4 d
#7#20
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#9#23
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
4 d
#10#23
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
5 d
#11#14
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
5 d
#10#22
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
5 d
#9#17
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
5 d
#15#17
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
5 d
#11#16
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
5 d
#13#15
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
5 d
#12#20
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
5 d
#15#22
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
5 d
#12#21
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
5 d
#12#19
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
5 d
#8#14
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
6 d
#11#19
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
7 d
#7#17
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
7 d
#12#16
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
1 w
#14#20
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
1 w
#11#26
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
1 w
#9#21
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
1 w
#10#24
   
John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
1 w
#10#17
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 w
#7#16
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
1 w
#9#21
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 w
#8#21
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#11#16
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#11#21
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
2 w
#11#21
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
2 w
#12#22
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 w
#15
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
2 w
#9#14
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
2 w
#11#28
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
2 w
#9#17
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 w
#9#21
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
3 w
#10#21
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
3 w
#11#19
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
3 w
#10#20
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
3 w
#18#16
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
3 w
#7#20
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
3 w
#9#23
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#9#22
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#12#19
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
4 w
#11#18
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
4 w
#13
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
4 w
#12#34
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
4 w
#12#21
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
07/03
#14#15
   
Mike AlexanderM. Alex...
Friends With Fantasy Benefits
07/03
#8#30
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
07/02
#11#18
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#9#14
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
07/01
#11#20
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#11#15
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
4 w
#5#20
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#12#18
   
06/23
#15#27
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#11#18
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
06/11
#14#30
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#11#20
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#10#18
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
3 d
#7#16
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#8#19
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#9#21
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
1 d
#7#16
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#17#25
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#8#31
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#9#20
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#8
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. TB vs. LAC
Week 2 at LV at CLE
Week 3 vs. GB at PHI
Week 4 at DET vs. JAC
Week 5 vs. LAC at BAL
Week 6BYE WEEK at IND
Week 7 vs. CAR vs. CLE
Week 8 at CHI vs. TEN
Week 9 at TBBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. SF at PIT
Week 11 vs. ATL at WAS
Week 12 at DEN vs. NYG
Week 13 at ATL at MIA
Week 14 at PHI vs. DAL
Week 15 vs. KC vs. PIT
Week 16 vs. MIN at HOU
Week 17 at CAR vs. BAL
Player Projections Comparison
  Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Passing
   
Pass Att533.9552.7
Pass Cmp379.6343.7
Pass Yards4,087.63,885.2
Pass TDs30.922.1
Ints9.614.6
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts23.046.3
Rush Yards31.4209.5
Rush TDs1.21.6
   
Misc
   
Fumbles1.85.4
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points274.8234.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
2019 Points 
Week 121.8
Week 20.5
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 825.9
Week 9
Week 1011.5
Week 1121.1
Week 1223.4
Week 1311.3
Week 1440.1
Week 1528.3
Week 1622.9
Week 1722.0
Notes for Player Combination
  Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Joe BurrowJ. Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
In terms of efficiency, Brees might still be the best in all of football, thanks in part to playing in a dome and with the league's best wideout, but for fantasy, volume just matters too much and Brees won't have it. If you are playing the streaming game, he is a great Week 1 option, but there just isn't enough upside to warrant picking him at ADP this year.Burrow and the Bengals will be playing from behind all season which should lead to tons of passing opportunities. Add in one of the league's best receiving corps, Burrow's polish through the air and on the ground and it shouldn't surprise anyone if Burrow jumps into the top 5 from a fantasy perspective right from the get-go. The problem in a single-QB league is that you can't start Burrow in a nightmare Week 1 matchup versus the Chargers.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Brees had 2,979, 27 passing touchdowns, and just 4 picks in 11 games last year. As long as he stays healthy in 2020, he should be a Top-10 fantasy option, but there is some risk as he turned 41-years old in early January.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 as a rookie.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Brees is no longer a viable locked in, every-week starter for fantasy football. He's going to be someone that you can plug in to play in certain matchups, but it's unlikely that he ever wins you a week single-handedly at this point.Burrow has a rough schedule to start out the season, but he's going to be something worth starting every single week towards the latter half of the year. I'm expecting Burrow to finish within the top-12 QBs for fantasy football when it's all said and done.
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...
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
I'm not sure if anyone has realized it, but Brees has broken the age 40 barrier and is now 41 years old. Unlike Tom Brady, Brees is going to retire after this year. His average depth of target continues to decrease, which will require more pass attempts in order to reach QB1 territory. How to prove that? He completed 74 percent of his passes and threw a touchdown on 7.1 percent of his attempts, yet he was just the No. 7 quarterback in fantasy points per game. His ceiling at this point in middling QB1 territory.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.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Drew Brees was the QB2 in fantasy last year! Well, kinda. You need to remove the game against the Rams where he injured himself after 5 throws and measure points per game, but there he is, right near the top! Now he's being taken as a borderline starter in many drafts and I just don't understand why. He threw three TDs in 6 of his last 7 games, he's got Emmanuel Sanders and a fit Alvin Kamara to go with Thomas, Cook and rookie upstart Adam Trautman and he's still got Sean Payton running aggressive plays! He's got mammoth upside for a bargain price. Go get him and stop sleeping on Drew Brees.The 2019 National Champion was a worthy number one pick. While I believe there's a risk he's a one-year wonder and I worry a little about the conversion of his skillset to the NFL, ultimately he joins a sensational offence with a heap of long term upside. He starts his NFL career with Joe Mixon, AJ Green, Tyler Boyd, John Ross, Auden Tate and new recruit Tee Higgins surrounding him and that's a darn good support cast. Combine them with the awful defence and you've got an attack ready for a season full of shootouts. Moving forward, the hope is that the O-line improves and the team as a whole improves, but even in the short-term, Burrow is a great, young fantasy prospect. I'd happily take him as my starting QB.