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  Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
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Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
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  Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SF at NE
Week 2 at CAR vs. SEA
Week 3 vs. NYG at SF
Week 4 at LAR vs. CIN
Week 5 at NO vs. BAL
Week 6 vs. CAR at LAC
Week 7BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 8 at TEN vs. MIA
Week 9 at SEA vs. IND
Week 10 vs. ARI vs. LAR
Week 11 vs. NO at CLE
Week 12 at ATL at CIN
Week 13 at JAC vs. CLE
Week 14 vs. IND at ARI
Week 15 at DET vs. BUF
Week 16 vs. HOU at NYJ
Week 17 vs. ATL at BAL
  Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Passing
   
Pass Att557.4620.6
Pass Cmp354.5408.6
Pass Yards4,433.74,688.0
Pass TDs27.529.3
Ints16.515.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts56.022.7
Rush Yards272.272.7
Rush TDs1.71.3
   
Misc
   
Fumbles2.71.8
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points286.2284.8
   
  Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
2018 Points 
Week 19.0
Week 239.0
Week 324.0
Week 46.514.9
Week 521.6
Week 630.920.6
Week 720.1
Week 88.816.9
Week 925.2
Week 1035.8
Week 1115.620.7
Week 1222.920.3
Week 1322.817.2
Week 1419.219.3
Week 154.313.1
Week 1614.829.6
Week 1730.113.8
  Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Expert 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
I don't trust Winston at all, but the Bruce Arians system works and the Bucs have weapons to work with. he's a legit top 20 guy with loads of upsideBig Ben is still fantastic and his supporting cast - contrary to popular belief - is loaded. He'll be right around the top-5, if not better.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Winston is an enigma wrapped in a riddle. Especially last season, he's had a number of enormous games, followed by others where he was so bad that he was benched. Interceptions will always come with Winston, but there's reason for optimism with Bruce Arians as the head coach, as his history with quarterbacks portends great results. Winston is the perfect quarterback to pair with a safe but unexciting option, as he offers plenty of upside to go along with his risk.Roethlisberger threw the ball 675 times last year for 5,129 yards and 34 touchdowns, all easily career highs. But what happens when you take away Antonio Brown, with whom Roethlisberger had an incredible connection and without whom, Roethlisberger's efficiency dropped like a rock? The answer is that unless you buy James Washington or Donte Moncrief as the second coming, you drop him in your rankings precipitously. Roethlisberger still has plenty of skills and will almost certainly continue to exploit the right matchup, particularly at home. But without Brown, fantasy owners shouldn't come close to valuing him as a QB1. particularly since he is now 37 years old.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Winston has a new coach and Bruce Arians maybe able to help him turn his career around, but WInston's int percentage (3.7) and sack percentage (6.7) must both improve if he is ever going to be a consistent quarterback at both the NFL level and in fantasy football.Big Ben had 5,129 yards passing, 34 passing touchdowns and he was the 3rd ranked fantasy quarterback. The loss of WR Antonio Brown will hurt his fantasy value, but Big Ben should still be a high-end QB2 with QB1 upside in favorable matchups. It speaks to the depth of the quarterback position that he is not ranked in the Top-10.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
With Fitzpatrick gone, Winston is no longer at risk of surrendering games to the backup. He may not be great in real life, but from a fantasy standpoint, this gunslinger piles up the points. In fact, he and Ryan Fitzpatrick last year combined for the 2nd most fantasy points in football. With one of the top receiving corps in football, Winston could potentially eclipse 4,800 yards with the touchdowns to put him in the top 3.Six hundred and seventy five. That's how many pass attempts Big Ben threw in 2018. That number is going to drop, perhaps even by 100 so don't be expecting another 5,000 yards or another QB3 fantasy performance on the season. With that said, when Big Ben has been on the field, he is a consistent top 15 option so we ought to plan for much of the same even despite the decrease in volume and the loss of Antonio Brown.
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 Big Ben threw for over 5000 yards last season on a ridiculous 675 attempts, both numbers can obviously not be expected again this year, but Big Ben is a beast of a QB and I do expect the Steelers will need to pass a lot this season again. Yes, AB is gone, but Juju is an absolute beast, Vance will be more involved and one of Washington or Moncrief should be able to make some plays on the outside. Regressions is being overly accounted for, he is still a rock solid QB1 and the reason why you don't tale a QB early.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Have you ever wondered which player was going to go off in a particular offense? Think about teams like the Patriots or Bears, who seemingly always had someone different posting big fantasy days. Moving to a food reference: instead of figuring what pancake it will be, take the syrup that'll go over all of them. Many have labeled Chris Godwin and O.J. Howard as breakout candidates, and while I agree with them, Mike Evans is still there, too. Instead of trying to figure out which player is going to go off every week, take the guy who's distributing the ball to them. The addition of Bruce Arians is fantastic, as is the horrible defense that'll be out there, because you'll watch the pass attempts (and fantasy points) rack upLosing Antonio Brown won't do Roethlisberger any favors and it's not as if he was a lock to finish top-10 before then. In fact, Roethlisberger has finished inside the top 10 quarterbacks just four times in his 15-year career. You thought he had ups and downs before? He's not worth the headache and we're surprised many experts are willing to invest a top-12 quarterback selection on him
Sean Koerner
The Action Network
we know his passing upside, but we saw him trend up with his rushing upside in '18going to be hurt a bit by AB gone. regress from career high in pass attempts, pass TDs, rush TDs (3). don't want to overweight last year's finish. only played 16 games 4 of 15 seasons
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
I think people have forgotten how good the Bucs passing attack was last season. Winston and Fitzmagic would have combined to be the #2 QB behind only Mahomes, and he was a QB 1 when his team allowed him to play the entire game.I was all in on Big Ben last season. I predicted he would lead the league in passing for the first time in his career, and I beat the drum hard for him as an under valued QB. This season though, I'll be passing. I just can't justify drafting him as the 13th QB in the 9th round. There are a million QB options this season, so spending a 9th round pick on a QB that doesn't run the ball, and just lost their top WR is a losing strategy. He could absolutely be amongst the league leaders in passing again. But the more likely scenario is that they run the ball more, he loses some efficiency, and finishes as more of a streaming option than a full time fantasy starter. He's going to win someone a million dollars one week. But he's also going to have some dumpster fire performances. It's a no for me this season.