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Drew Brees or Matt Ryan

Who Should I Draft?

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Matt RyanM. Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Expert
Recommendation

75%
Recommended by
86 of 114 experts
25%
Recommended by
28 of 114 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 95% 5%
Top QB Experts60%40%
Top Player Experts85%15%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 7# 9
Best Rank# 5# 6
Worst Rank# 12# 17
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total281.4228.8
Avg Game18.820.8
Avg Projection284.9275.9
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank2621
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Matt RyanDrew Brees
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
4 h
#9#7
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
5 h
#8#10
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#8#9
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
6 h
#10#8
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
7 h
#8#10
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
7 h
#7#10
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
8 h
#9#10
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
8 h
#7#9
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
9 h
#11#9
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
9 h
#8#9
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
12 h
#8#11
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
16 h
#8#4
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
18 h
#9#8
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
19 h
#9#10
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
19 h
#9#10
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
20 h
#6#17
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
21 h
#7#10
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#8#9
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
1 d
#9#7
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
1 d
#8#10
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
1 d
#10#14
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
1 d
#5#9
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
1 d
#12#8
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
1 d
#8#11
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#9#7
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 d
#8#15
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
2 d
#8#13
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 d
#8#9
   
John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
2 d
#8#10
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#7#15
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 d
#12#6
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 d
#9#13
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 d
#7#11
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 d
#7#13
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 d
#7#10
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
2 d
#7#15
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#8#9
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
3 d
#10#9
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
3 d
#8#9
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
3 d
#6#8
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 d
#6#9
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
3 d
#8#12
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
3 d
#7#14
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#8#9
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
4 d
#8#13
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
4 d
#7#11
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
4 d
#10#11
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
4 d
#8#10
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
4 d
#7#11
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
5 d
#9#12
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
5 d
#5#11
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
5 d
#9#12
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
5 d
#8#11
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
5 d
#8#14
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
5 d
#7#9
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
6 d
#7#10
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
6 d
#7#15
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
6 d
#8#10
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
7 d
#8#9
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 w
#9#10
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#10#11
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#9#8
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
1 w
#7#12
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
1 w
#7#16
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#8#11
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#7#6
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#5#8
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 w
#9#13
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 w
#11#5
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
1 w
#8#12
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
1 w
#7#11
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
1 w
#8#9
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
1 w
#8#9
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 w
#10#11
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
1 w
#8#12
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
1 w
#9#15
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
1 w
#9#8
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#9#12
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
2 w
#7#10
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 w
#15#7
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
2 w
#11#9
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 w
#7#8
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#9#11
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
2 w
#8#11
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
3 w
#8#12
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 w
#7#9
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
3 w
#9#11
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 w
#8#9
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
3 w
#7#10
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
3 w
#10#11
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
3 w
#11#10
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
3 w
#8#18
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
4 w
#12#7
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
4 w
#8#9
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#7#11
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#7#12
   
Mike AlexanderM. Alex...
Friends With Fantasy Benefits
07/03
#10#8
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#10#9
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FlurrySports
07/01
#8#11
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#8#11
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
07/04
#12#5
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#11#12
   
06/23
#16#15
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#6#11
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#7#11
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#7#10
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
1 w
#10#7
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#9#8
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#7#9
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
4 d
#8#7
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#10#17
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#10#8
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#10#9
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#12#8
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Matt RyanM. Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA vs. TB
Week 2 at DAL at LV
Week 3 vs. CHI vs. GB
Week 4 at GB at DET
Week 5 vs. CAR vs. LAC
Week 6 at MINBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. DET vs. CAR
Week 8 at CAR at CHI
Week 9 vs. DEN at TB
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. SF
Week 11 at NO vs. ATL
Week 12 vs. LV at DEN
Week 13 vs. NO at ATL
Week 14 at LAC at PHI
Week 15 vs. TB vs. KC
Week 16 at KC vs. MIN
Week 17 at TB at CAR
Player Projections Comparison
  Matt RyanM. Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Passing
   
Pass Att625.1533.8
Pass Cmp413.1379.5
Pass Yards4,654.94,179.7
Pass TDs27.930.4
Ints13.49.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts34.323.0
Rush Yards132.426.1
Rush TDs1.31.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles3.51.4
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points284.9275.9
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Matt RyanM. Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
2019 Points 
Week 120.621.8
Week 222.10.5
Week 323.5
Week 415.7
Week 532.9
Week 630.9
Week 73.6
Week 825.9
Week 9
Week 1015.611.5
Week 1116.421.1
Week 128.623.4
Week 1318.611.3
Week 1421.340.1
Week 1519.128.3
Week 1618.022.9
Week 1714.522.0
Notes for Player Combination
  Matt RyanM. Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Drew BreesD. Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Ryan is the definition of consistency in fantasy football. He's not going to win you your fantasy championship, but he's the type of quarterback you can set-it-and-forget-it most of the time. There was just one quarterback who busted (less than 14 fantasy points) less often than him, and that quarterback (Lamar Jackson) is going in the top three rounds. If you want to wait until the middle rounds to snag Ryan, that's been a solid plan the last handful of years.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.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Ryan was having an outstanding season before he suffered an ankle injury. Even with his second-half decline, he led the league in pass completions and was fifth in passing yards. He's now got a better offensive line, another year of development from Calvin Ridley, and Todd Gurley as his running back. Even at his advanced age, if he bounces back at all from his 7.3 YPA and 4.2% touchdown rate last year, then in Dirk Koetter's system he could have a monstrous year. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Ryan had 4,466 yards passing and 26 passing touchdowns in 2019. He does not have the upside of some of the younger more mobile quarterbacks, but he puts up monster passing numbers every year and is among the most durable quarterbacks in the NFL.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.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
This Falcons team is going to be airing the ball out in 2020. With that in mind, plus the weapons he has at his disposal, a top-10 fantasy finish for Ryan isn't out of the question.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.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Matt Ryan has supported 2 Top 24 PPR WRs four times in his career. Amongst active QBs, only Aaron Rodgers has more seasons of supporting 2 Top 24 WRs. @ClutchFantasy 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Matt Ryan is never the guy your excited about picking but always manages to get you those 20 points you need. He's got one of the best WR's in the league in Julio Jones with a rising star behind him in Calvin Ridley. If the Falcons can get contributions from new TE Hayden Hurst, Matt Ryan could be playing in one of the best offenses he's ever had.Drew Brees is the classic must start at home and probably avoid while on the road. His home games make him worth rostering but you will be forced to roster another QB for Brees' road weeks. If the value is there and you don't have a pressing need, I'd take him near the double-digit rounds.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Matt Ryan just seems to keep churning out quality fantasy finishes and this used to make him a top fantasy option every year. Now the equation has changed as Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson have shifted the bar. Here's a reminder that Matt Ryan still offers a 20-point floor pretty much every week and should have room for more now that he's recovered from the unfortunate Week 7 injury that derailed his 2019 season and lead to less than ideal production with a real lack a TDs towards the end of the year.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.