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  Jared Goff
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Jared Goff
Jameis Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
 
 
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  Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jameis Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at OAK at NO
Week 2 vs. ARI vs. PHI
Week 3 vs. LAC vs. PIT
Week 4 vs. MIN at CHI
Week 5 at SEABYE WEEK
Week 6 at DEN at ATL
Week 7 at SF vs. CLE
Week 8 vs. GB at CIN
Week 9 at NO at CAR
Week 10 vs. SEA vs. WAS
Week 11 vs. KC at NYG
Week 12BYE WEEK vs. SF
Week 13 at DET vs. CAR
Week 14 at CHI vs. NO
Week 15 vs. PHI at BAL
Week 16 at ARI at DAL
Week 17 vs. SF vs. ATL
  Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jameis Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
Passing
   
Pass Att534.9465.0
Pass Cmp325.7288.7
Pass Yards3,994.33,443.9
Pass TDs27.220.3
Ints11.412.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts29.533.8
Rush Yards78.3132.6
Rush TDs1.11.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles3.73.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points252.6208.1
   
  Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jameis Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
2017 Points 
Week 116.4
Week 211.112.5
Week 323.615.5
Week 418.126.5
Week 57.718.5
Week 69.92.4
Week 718.723.4
Week 83.7
Week 928.43.5
Week 1026.5
Week 119.8
Week 1219.9
Week 1315.018.6
Week 1414.214.4
Week 1510.825.8
Week 1625.413.3
Week 1723.7
  Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jameis Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
Expert 
Jody Smith
FantasyPros
Goff took a huge leap forward in 2017 and should be a dependable fantasy option once again as the Rams are poised to win now and have surrounded their thrid-year QB with a ton of talent. Winston missed three games last season but finished as the QB13 in fantasy points-per-game. Now, there's no guarantee he'll even get his starting gig back, making him a dicey proposition.
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
 The team will not commit to him as the "starter" when he comes back from his 3-game suspension. This is a bit of a concern, even though I don't see Ryan Fitzpatrick playing "lights out" during that time.
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
The game-manager label is too harsh for Goff, who averaged 8.5 adjusted YPA and a league-high 12.9 yards per completion. He'll also, however, struggle to maintain a 5.8 TD% and muster another eight plays spanning 50 yards or more. The 2016 No. 1 pick averaged 253.6 passing yards per game despite those deep strikes, and the Rams could lean even heavier on the run if a revamped defense feeds them leads. There's not enough upside to bite on Goff as anything beyond a reserve.Drafters have spent years reaching for Winston's upside, and he maintains a QB21 ADP despite opening 2018 with a three-game suspension. No thanks. He finished QB22 in 13 games last year and has yet to place inside the top 12, so there's little reason to stash an erratic, turnover-prone performer when Mitchell Trubisky is still on the board. In all honesty, I'd rather not have any shares of someone with his abhorrent off-field record anyway.
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 Three game suspension stymies value but should be a top-15 option weekly once he is back under center
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Last season, Goff managed to finish the year as a QB1, but then again, so did Bortles so that really shouldn't mean too much. His touchdown rate was inflated and is likely to come down, but the pass attempts could jump from the 477 he threw in 2017.Winston is suspended for three weeks so he is undraftable outside of two-qb leagues. When he returns, however, we are looking at a top-10 quarterback. He was superb last season when healthy, passing for a 16-game rate of 4,900 passing yards so don't sleep on him.
Staff Rankings
QB List
Goff's big year last year was thanks to two things: First, he took a pretty noticeable step forward in the quality of his play, but I think the biggest reason was Sean McVay's playcalling, Greg Olson's coaching, and the quality of the offense the Rams had last year. If there's one area where Goff improved significantly last year, it was his patience under pressure. When he was blitzed in 2016, he posted a QB rating of 71.9. That jumped up to 105.9 last year. Similarly, when he was under pressure, Goff posted a 47.5 QB rating in 2016, which jumped up to 74.1 last season. He definitely made strides but still has work to do. Now, Goff doesn't have Sammy Watkins anymore, but he's been replaced with Brandin Cooks, who's even more talented. He's still got Robert Woods and his favorite target Cooper Kupp, and any offense with Todd Gurley in the backfield is going to operate at a high rate, so Goff should be able to put up a similar year this year to the one he had last.Famous Jameis had a rough season emphasized by injury and inconsistency. There were definitely good weeks, like his Week 15 performance, but then there were games like his Week 9 game. Still, Winston showed an adept ability at making big throws, especially on corner routes where he posted a 114.3 QB rating, and he did finish the year with a solid 14.3% DVOA. However he was a pretty volatile player, making some poor decisions on his throws, leading the league with eight fumbles, and struggling mightily with his accuracy, throwing the ball high far too often. He's a boom-or-bust type of player, and given he's suspended for the first three games of the year because he groped an Uber driver, it's hard to consider him a viable fantasy option this year.
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
 In the 11 games last season where Jameis Winston played 90%+ of the snaps, he averaged 307 yards, 1.7 touchdowns and 1.0 interception for a 18.9 fantasy point per game average. Had he played at that pace for a full 16-game season, he would have finished as the No. 2 quarterback. @4for4_John
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The Rams became a better football team this offseason, though that will actually hurt Goff who may see his attempts decline in 2018. His ridiculous efficiency should come down a tad as well, now that there's a full year of tape on the Rams offense under Sean McVay. It's not that Goff is a bad fantasy quarterback, but he's overpriced right now for what he's going to offer.Did you know that if you combined Winston's and Ryan Fitzpatrick's passing yardage last year, it would've led the NFL? Their combined 4,607 yards were more than Tom Brady's 4,577, though their touchdowns (26) were somewhat lacking. Touchdowns are the hardest thing to predict, but seeing Winston's yardage with the weapons around him, big things are going to happen for him. The three-game suspension that he received definitely threw some water on the fire, but you should be able to snag Winston with the final pick in your draft and you should have a top-12 quarterback on a points-per-game basis.
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Goff was a beast last year and somehow still finished 12th. This is still Todd Gurley's offense and there's a chance Goff could regress yet. I'm not vouching for him as a top-15 guy at the momentI believed in Winston last year and he failed me. I won't make that mistake in 2018 so he has to prove a lot but he could easily be a great sleeper
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Goff had a consistent 20.9 fantasy points per game in his first year under Sean McVay. Goff should continue to improve in this offense and he should put up even bigger fantasy numbers in 2018. The addition of WR Brandin Cooks on offense potentially gives them the WR1 they need to make this offense a juggernaut.