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  Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
Andy DaltonA. Dalton
QB - CIN
Andy Dalton
 
 
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  Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
Andy DaltonA. Dalton
QB - CIN
Andy Dalton
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at ARI at SEA
Week 2 vs. LAC vs. SF
Week 3 at PHI at BUF
Week 4 vs. KC at PIT
Week 5BYE WEEK vs. ARI
Week 6 at GB at BAL
Week 7 vs. MIN vs. JAC
Week 8 vs. NYG at LAR
Week 9 at OAKBYE WEEK
Week 10 at CHI vs. BAL
Week 11 vs. DAL at OAK
Week 12 at WAS vs. PIT
Week 13 vs. CHI vs. NYJ
Week 14 at MIN at CLE
Week 15 vs. TB vs. NE
Week 16 at DEN at MIA
Week 17 vs. GB vs. CLE
  Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
Andy DaltonA. Dalton
QB - CIN
Andy Dalton
Passing
   
Pass Att546.2537.3
Pass Cmp360.9334.7
Pass Yards3,917.23,748.3
Pass TDs24.024.7
Ints11.313.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts27.832.9
Rush Yards79.6120.1
Rush TDs0.80.9
   
Misc
   
Fumbles1.61.7
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points239.6235.0
   
  Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
Andy DaltonA. Dalton
QB - CIN
Andy Dalton
2018 Points 
Week 18.016.5
Week 224.726.6
Week 317.514.1
Week 420.824.8
Week 515.212.9
Week 617.2
Week 717.67.9
Week 817.020.2
Week 96.6
Week 1015.96.9
Week 1113.419.3
Week 125.48.1
Week 1310.0
Week 144.7
Week 1512.3
Week 164.6
Week 1718.4
  Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
Andy DaltonA. Dalton
QB - CIN
Andy Dalton
Expert 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Stafford has the arm and talent around him to pop off, but the Lions figure to run the ball more than ever this year. Maybe that helps him become more efficient, but I'm not forcing the issue here.Dalton is a lot better than people care to admit and he's got some weapons to work with. He also has an interesting new system to help him. I need a healthy A.J. Green to bite here, however.
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
QB2 with upside after learning that he played basically all of last season with a broken back.Dalton has shown flashes of being a solid QB1 at times but always follows it up with a mediocre performance. He will certainly be stream worthy in the right matchups and can certainly be a valuable QB2, barring health, in a (hopefully) improved Zac Taylor offense.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 Dalton is Dalton. He'll have weeks with streaming appeal and showed out well in True Throw Value last season - 14th when healthy - but will not be a reliable starter.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
2018 was a year to forget for Stafford, as he posted the worst numbers since his rookie season. He'd been about as predictable as they come for eight years, posting QB1 numbers at least 37.5 percent of the time in every season (while hitting 50-plus percent twice), but hit just 12.5 percent of the time in 2018. Did the new coaching staff hurt him that much? He's been a better fantasy quarterback throughout his career than Ben Roethlisberger has been, though you wouldn't know it by their draft positionsDid you know that 2018 was the first year Dalton didn't finish as a top-18 fantasy quarterback? It's because he's been durable and has had little-to-no chance of being benched. The early reports out of camp say that Ryan Finley has looked pretty bad, meaning Dalton will once again be entrenched as the starter. If you're in a 2QB league, he'll suffice. If you're in a standard 1QB league, he's streaming material in good matchups
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Oh Matt Patricia, why must you do this to me. I threw a party when Patricia left New England, as it meant the defense would take a step forward. He's an absolute disgrace of a coach, and should have never been offered a head coaching job. But here we are, in the cocoon we call the NFL, where billion dollar franchises look at Patricia's embarrassment of an offense and allow him to tank the future of their franchise. Matthew Stafford is a good quarterback, and he deserves better. Unfortunately it will be at least one more season before Patricia is fired, so in the mean time we need to stand by and watch their archaic offense limp towards the end zone. When the Lions GM wakes up, maybe Stafford can return to his old self. But until then, we need to look elsewhereIn his career Dalton has finished as the QB 15/12/5/18/18/12/17…then 25th last season after suffering an injury and missing over a month. This year, Dalton is being taken in the late 20's. The Bengals have a bottom 3 offensive line, but they do have some playmakers surrounding Dalton. When healthy, the trio of Green/Boyd/Ross is above average, and Mixon has proven to be an elite RB weapon. You should not be drafting Dalton to be your starting QB in a 12 team single QB league. But he offers real upside as your QB 3 in a superflex league.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Gone are the days where Stafford will throw 650 and even 700 passes, so he won't be that top 5 fantasy QB, but there is plenty of reason to grab him as your second, or better yet, third QB in a SuperFlex league. He has two quality receivers and has no threat to lose his job. He has finished as a top 10 fantasy QB in three of the last four seasons after all.Dalton doesn't have the strongest track record, but he is still a starting quarterback with enough job security that you can trust him as your third option in a SuperFlex league. What's more, is that with a full season of A.J. Green and now a new offensive mind taking over in Zac Taylor, there may be upside for him to finish in the top 15.