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Kirk Cousins or AJ McCarron

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
AJ McCarronA. McCarron
QB - HOU
AJ McCarron
Expert
Recommendation

100%
Recommended by
74 of 74 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 74 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 100% 0%
Top QB Experts100%0%
Top Player Experts--
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 19# 63
Best Rank# 13# 48
Worst Rank# 28# 65
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total250.417.9
Avg Game16.76.0
Avg Projection242.37.8
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1530
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Kirk CousinsAJ McCarron
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
12 h
#22
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
17 h
#16
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
21 h
#19
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
21 h
#22
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#20
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 d
#28
   
John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
2 d
#18
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
2 d
#21#65
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#18
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
2 d
#23
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#20
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#25
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#25
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
2 d
#21
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
The Quant Edge
3 d
#18
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#15
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#16
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
3 d
#24
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
4 d
#17
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
4 d
#18
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#19
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
5 d
#27
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
6 d
#19
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
6 d
#20#52
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#14
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
1 w
#18
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 w
#15
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
1 w
#23
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
1 w
#20
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
1 w
#13
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
Fantasy Analyst
1 w
#19
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
1 w
#15
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 w
#18
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
2 w
#19
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#22
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 w
#19
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#22
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#22
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#16
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#19
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
3 w
#17
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
3 w
#22
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
3 w
#22
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
3 w
#22#48
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
DraftKings
3 w
#28
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 w
#23
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
3 w
#26
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
3 w
#21
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
3 w
#18
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
3 w
#19
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
4 w
#22
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
4 w
#23
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
4 w
#20
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
4 w
#23
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
4 w
#23
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
4 w
#18
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
05/07
#19
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
The Athletic
3 w
#19
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
05/05
#20
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
05/05
#19
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#19
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#19
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
05/01
#21
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
04/29
#21
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
04/27
#20
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
04/26
#17
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
04/26
#15
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
4 w
#20
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
04/08
#19
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
02/07
#20
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#18
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
01/08
#19
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
01/14
#16
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
01/14
#16
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
AJ McCarronA. McCarron
QB - HOU
AJ McCarron
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. GB at KC
Week 2 at IND vs. BAL
Week 3 vs. TEN at PIT
Week 4 at HOU vs. MIN
Week 5 at SEA vs. JAC
Week 6 vs. ATL at TEN
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. GB
Week 8 at GBBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. DET at JAC
Week 10 at CHI at CLE
Week 11 vs. DAL vs. NE
Week 12 vs. CAR at DET
Week 13 vs. JAC vs. IND
Week 14 at TB at CHI
Week 15 vs. CHI at IND
Week 16 at NO vs. CIN
Week 17 at DET vs. TEN
Player Projections Comparison
  Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
AJ McCarronA. McCarron
QB - HOU
AJ McCarron
Passing
   
Pass Att508.220.2
Pass Cmp342.012.4
Pass Yards3,871.9141.2
Pass TDs24.80.8
Ints9.90.7
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts33.40.8
Rush Yards96.83.9
Rush TDs1.30.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles4.60.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points242.37.8
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
AJ McCarronA. McCarron
QB - HOU
AJ McCarron
2019 Points 
Week 114.30.0
Week 210.9
Week 312.6
Week 47.3
Week 520.5
Week 628.3
Week 729.2
Week 811.6
Week 921.3
Week 1019.3
Week 1122.90.0
Week 12
Week 1318.0
Week 1413.6
Week 1512.7
Week 167.9
Week 1717.9
Notes for Player Combination
  Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
AJ McCarronA. McCarron
QB - HOU
AJ McCarron
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
A run-first offense that just lost their best receiver? Cousins is likely to finish higher than where I have him ranked because he's been durable and has zero chance of losing the starting job, but I'd rather select someone with more upside in that range. The best-case scenario for Cousins is that he finishes as a high-end QB2, which is a reach considering he threw the ball just 444 times last year. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Cousins had 3,603 yards passing and 26 passing touchdowns on a run oriented team. He is a middle of the road QB2 on an offense that abandons the pass at times. 
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