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Kirk Cousins or Ryan Tannehill

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ryan TannehillR. Tannehill
QB - TEN
Ryan Tannehill
Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Expert
Recommendation

85%
Recommended by
105 of 124 experts
15%
Recommended by
19 of 124 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 90% 10%
Top QB Experts67%33%
Top Player Experts85%15%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 19# 21
Best Rank# 10# 13
Worst Rank# 24# 28
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total230.2250.4
Avg Game19.216.7
Avg Projection253.7244.7
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank2815
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Ryan TannehillKirk Cousins
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
50 m
#17#20
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
1 h
#21#19
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
6 h
#15#20
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
6 h
#15#24
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
7 h
#17#20
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
9 h
#15#19
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
11 h
#20#21
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
14 h
#19#21
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
16 h
#16#20
   
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
16 h
#19#23
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
16 h
#18#25
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
17 h
#17#21
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
17 h
#17#19
   
Nolan KellyN. Kelly
Awesemo
17 h
#18#21
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
17 h
#16#24
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
19 h
#20#23
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
19 h
#22#26
   
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
20 h
#21#20
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
21 h
#22#18
   
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
22 h
#16#20
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
22 h
#20#22
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#24#23
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#21#27
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
1 d
#22#25
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
2 d
#20#21
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
#20#24
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#17#18
   
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
2 d
#18#21
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 d
#23#21
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
2 d
#20#22
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 d
#16#19
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#12#24
   
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
2 d
#22#25
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#13#18
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
2 d
#17#25
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 d
#20#22
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 d
#20#21
   
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#15#16
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
2 d
#19#20
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#10#23
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
2 d
#17#24
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
2 d
#19#20
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 d
#20#28
   
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
3 d
#22#20
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
3 d
#20#18
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
3 d
#17#20
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#15#20
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#19#20
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
3 d
#20#21
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
3 d
#19#27
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
3 d
#18#19
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
4 d
#18#22
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
4 d
#14#19
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#17#23
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
4 d
#18#20
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
4 d
#21#24
   
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
4 d
#14#23
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
4 d
#18#23
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
5 d
#23#13
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
5 d
#11#22
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
5 d
#15#20
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
6 d
#18#22
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
6 d
#12#20
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
6 d
#22#23
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
6 d
#17#21
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
6 d
#15#21
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
7 d
#18#15
   
John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
1 w
#15#18
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#24#21
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#18#21
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
1 w
#20#24
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
1 w
#18#23
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
1 w
#20#28
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 w
#16#24
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
1 w
#20#19
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 w
#16#21
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#16#19
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
1 w
#12#21
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#19#20
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
1 w
#19#20
   
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 w
#9#21
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
1 w
#24#10
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 w
#17#21
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 w
#19#21
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#12#20
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#19#22
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 w
#8#17
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#18#21
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#15#27
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#18#23
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
2 w
#17#21
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
2 w
#18#22
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 w
#19#21
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#19#27
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#17#21
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
3 w
#17#19
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
3 w
#19#15
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#17#21
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
3 w
#18#17
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 w
#16#25
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
3 w
#16#22
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#17#22
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
4 w
#15#22
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
4 w
#17#21
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
4 w
#15#25
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
4 w
#19#18
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#19#17
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#19#22
   
Mike AlexanderM. Alex...
Friends With Fantasy Benefits
07/03
#22#18
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#16#24
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FlurrySports
07/01
#19#18
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#21#24
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
1 d
#16#24
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#20#21
   
06/23
#9#18
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#14#20
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
07/09
#15#26
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#15#20
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#17#20
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#20#18
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#17#19
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#26#28
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#15#18
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#16#18
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Ryan TannehillR. Tannehill
QB - TEN
Ryan Tannehill
Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN vs. GB
Week 2 vs. JAC at IND
Week 3 at MIN vs. TEN
Week 4 vs. PIT at HOU
Week 5 vs. BUF at SEA
Week 6 vs. HOU vs. ATL
Week 7BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 8 at CIN at GB
Week 9 vs. CHI vs. DET
Week 10 vs. IND at CHI
Week 11 at BAL vs. DAL
Week 12 at IND vs. CAR
Week 13 vs. CLE vs. JAC
Week 14 at JAC at TB
Week 15 vs. DET vs. CHI
Week 16 at GB at NO
Week 17 at HOU at DET
Player Projections Comparison
  Ryan TannehillR. Tannehill
QB - TEN
Ryan Tannehill
Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Passing
   
Pass Att453.3508.9
Pass Cmp298.8342.8
Pass Yards3,646.93,892.5
Pass TDs24.425.2
Ints11.410.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts58.333.3
Rush Yards246.181.9
Rush TDs2.51.2
   
Misc
   
Fumbles3.23.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points253.7244.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Ryan TannehillR. Tannehill
QB - TEN
Ryan Tannehill
Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
2019 Points 
Week 1-0.214.3
Week 210.9
Week 312.6
Week 47.3
Week 520.5
Week 65.428.3
Week 720.229.2
Week 819.411.6
Week 925.021.3
Week 1018.919.3
Week 1122.9
Week 1232.4
Week 1313.818.0
Week 1428.513.6
Week 1525.212.7
Week 1623.77.9
Week 1717.9
Notes for Player Combination
  Ryan TannehillR. Tannehill
QB - TEN
Ryan Tannehill
Kirk CousinsK. Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
A.J. Brown could be his only decent receiving option to start the season. I feel like his numbers will take a huge hit and I'm not really buying into his 2019 season. Down. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Tannehill is coming off one of the most efficient seasons of all-time. What most don't realize is that he's been pretty efficient throughout the course of his career, though injuries haven't allowed him to stay on the field. His career QB Rating is actually higher than Matthew Stafford. Now firmly entrenched as the starter in Tennessee, will he become a fantasy star? The concern is always going to come to lack of pass attempts. If he'd averaged a decent 7.2 yards per attempt last year, he would not have been a consistent fantasy starter. The Titans are not expected to throw the ball 500 times, which means Tannehill would be relying on super high efficiency or his legs to drive his fantasy production. That's a slippery slope on a week-to-week basis, so consider Tannehill a streamer who's unlikely to repeat.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.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
10th in FPPG last season for QBs. 1st in True Throw Value (Brotofantasy.com). Another year with his young stud WR teammate and a sneaky rushing ability. Tannehill is a very good late-round choice. 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Ryan Tannehill was 2019's Cinderella story, coming off the bench to lead the Titans all the way to the AFC title game. His performance on the field was at times brilliant but for the most part, not fantasy relevant. The Titans run the ball too much for Tannehill to repeat his numbers for 2019 which is why he's someone I'd avoid unless you're in a pinch.Cousins had a disappointing 2019 season finishing 18th overall at QB. Now he'll enter 2020 without his favorite deep threat, Stefon Diggs. Cousins will rely heavily upon Adam Thielen but will need more than one weapon to stay fantasy relevant. If rookie WR Justin Jefferson steps up, Cousins could be a steal, but that's a big if for a rookie who won't get any preseason snaps.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Due to the lack of pure passing volume in this offense, Tannehill's unlikely to be a consistent fantasy option in 2020. While Tannehill was excellent for fantasy last season, he did that on the back of incredible efficiency and that's hard to project forward again this season.With Gary Kubiak now at OC, it's going to be interesting to see just how much the Vikings run the ball in 2020. Cousins will be a fringe starter for fantasy football again this season.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
A career year in terms of underlying QB statistics that undoubtedly help lead a hyper efficient offense. Not sure what reasons we would have for any kind of major drop-off to make us not want to smash the draft button at his current ADP. Injuries are what have marred the 31 year old's career up to this point. He thrived with Gase when healthy and was always a favorite breakout candidate. He's had his breakout, with great QB metrics and a rushing floor and now he's being drafted as QB19 in redraft? A major value, especially when you can consider the higher upside shots at more important positions it allows you to take while waiting on QB 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Tanny was the QB9 in ppg last year. 
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
A massive key to fantasy success is getting on players before they break out. I was all over Tannehill when he took over in Tennessee last year, placing him in my top 5 weekly as the season climaxed. He balled out too, getting three TDs every week after week 7. That suggests amazing sustainability so surely he'll be great this year right? NO! Tannehill had amazing efficiency and regression is a cruel mistress. While he continues to show weekly upside, I just can't trust Tannehill to perform in any given week and for that reason, he's nothing more than a gamble. With so much QB depth, that's not a gamble I need to take.I'm not going to join the Kirk Cousins-bashing bandwagon. While he's overpaid, he's not a terrible QB. From a fantasy perspective however, he's highly unlikely to be productive to a high level. In fact in his five seasons as a starter, Cousins has averaged 16.3-18.3 fantasy points, missing just one game. He's so safe but this offence runs through Dalvin Cook while their focus is to let the defence do the hard work. With Stefon Diggs gone in 2020, the Cousins floor is even lower and he remains solely a streaming/superflex option.
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.