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Philip Rivers or Gardner Minshew II

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Gardner Minshew IIG. Minshew
QB - JAC
Gardner Minshew II
Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - IND
Philip Rivers
Expert
Recommendation

51%
Recommended by
48 of 95 experts
49%
Recommended by
47 of 95 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 55% 45%
Top QB Experts50%50%
Top Player Experts45%55%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 23# 25
Best Rank# 12# 14
Worst Rank# 30# 32
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total235.3255.5
Avg Game16.816.0
Avg Projection238.0225.3
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1711
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Gardner Minshew IIPhilip Rivers
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 h
#28#18
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
5 h
#16#25
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
8 h
#29#23
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
8 h
#26#25
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
1 d
#25#27
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 d
#17#26
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
1 d
#22#24
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
2 d
#20#25
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
2 d
#21#23
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
3 d
#24#22
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
3 d
#25#24
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#27#16
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 d
#19#26
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
3 d
#24#22
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#29#25
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
3 d
#25#18
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
3 d
#26#24
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#20#26
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
4 d
#19#25
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
4 d
#14#27
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
4 d
#18#22
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
4 d
#12#27
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#21#25
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
4 d
#24#28
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
5 d
#25#27
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
5 d
#21#24
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
5 d
#19#27
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
5 d
#25#22
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
5 d
#28#25
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
5 d
#18#29
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
6 d
#26#24
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
6 d
#19#22
   
John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
7 d
#24#21
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#25#23
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#18#26
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#24#28
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
7 d
#21#23
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#23#25
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 w
#29#23
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
1 w
#27#26
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#26#28
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
1 w
#20#24
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#23#26
   
Mike AlexanderM. Alex...
Friends With Fantasy Benefits
1 w
#28#24
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 w
#22#18
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 w
#22#24
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 w
#22#20
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 w
#21#23
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 w
#21#25
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 w
#30#17
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
2 w
#26#22
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 w
#24#25
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#26#25
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
2 w
#26#27
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 w
#27#25
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#22#23
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#22#26
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 w
#16#23
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#20#28
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 w
#25#21
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#22#24
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#29#22
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#20#32
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#28#22
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#17#27
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 w
#26#24
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 w
#24#18
   
3 w
#17#14
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 w
#25#18
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#22#21
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#26#20
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#26#25
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
06/11
#27#19
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
3 d
#22#25
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
06/11
#17#18
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
5 d
#25#27
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
05/13
#25#18
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
5 d
#30#15
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#23#19
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
06/02
#18#26
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#22#23
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#24#22
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#24#22
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
23 h
#25#23
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#24#26
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#25#23
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#19#20
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#13#31
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 d
#17#23
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#14#24
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#26#23
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#26#19
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#25#22
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#25#22
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#28#27
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Gardner Minshew IIG. Minshew
QB - JAC
Gardner Minshew II
Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - IND
Philip Rivers
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND at JAC
Week 2 at TEN vs. MIN
Week 3 vs. MIA vs. NYJ
Week 4 at CIN at CHI
Week 5 at HOU at CLE
Week 6 vs. DET vs. CIN
Week 7BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 8 at LAC at DET
Week 9 vs. HOU vs. BAL
Week 10 at GB at TEN
Week 11 vs. PIT vs. GB
Week 12 vs. CLE vs. TEN
Week 13 at MIN at HOU
Week 14 vs. TEN at LV
Week 15 at BAL vs. HOU
Week 16 vs. CHI at PIT
Week 17 at IND vs. JAC
Player Projections Comparison
  Gardner Minshew IIG. Minshew
QB - JAC
Gardner Minshew II
Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - IND
Philip Rivers
Passing
   
Pass Att543.1530.7
Pass Cmp334.2338.4
Pass Yards3,756.03,900.9
Pass TDs20.925.3
Ints10.814.6
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts63.813.9
Rush Yards300.728.6
Rush TDs1.50.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles6.63.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points238.0225.3
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Gardner Minshew IIG. Minshew
QB - JAC
Gardner Minshew II
Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - IND
Philip Rivers
2019 Points 
Week 118.624.9
Week 216.111.9
Week 318.019.6
Week 416.720.4
Week 521.26.1
Week 65.616.8
Week 721.021.2
Week 824.011.0
Week 99.811.8
Week 1013.3
Week 1116.1
Week 12
Week 1311.717.6
Week 1413.624.6
Week 1518.711.3
Week 1614.811.2
Week 1725.517.7
Notes for Player Combination
  Gardner Minshew IIG. Minshew
QB - JAC
Gardner Minshew II
Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - IND
Philip Rivers
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Minshew surprisingly ran for 344 yards last year, which will always help boost fantasy value. He'll be a fringe starter every single week and is currently a steal at his QB27 ADP price tag.It's highly unlikely that we see Rivers enter into the streaming QB conversation at all this season. With Rivers' high interception totals from last season, plus his inability to pick up yards on the ground, he's unlikely to ever finish within the top-12 QBs in a given week.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Minshew was a top ten fantasy quarterback from weeks 1-9 last season, has upgraded weapons surrounding him, underrated rushing ability (344 yards rushing in 14 games, fifth most in the league) @mrhill9169 Gardner Minshew had the third-best passer rating on play-action throws last year (136.4), but the lowest rate of play-action passes (14%) among 34 qualifying QBs (via PFF). @Pat_ThormanSolid upgrade over Brissett, +4.6% Accurate & Frame throws, -3.4% Uncatchable rate.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Minshew is someone who might be a bit underrated by fantasy owners coming into the 2020 fantasy season. It took an average of 15.2 fantasy points to finish as a top-18 quarterback in 2019. Minshew hit that mark in 71.4 percent of his starts, highlighting a sturdy floor, as there were just 11 quarterbacks who posted a higher number than him. With no competent backup, this is Minshew's team to run for the season, and that brings stability in 2QB leagues.Going to a new team is always tough on a quarterback, but it surely helps that Rivers has played in Frank Reich's offensive system before. Back in 2014-2015, Rivers threw for 9,078 yards, 60 touchdowns, and 31 interceptions over those two seasons. The offensive line in Indianapolis is the best Rivers has ever played behind, and his receiver corps of T.Y. Hilton, Parris Campbell, and Michael Pittman isn't too shabby, either. He may be towards the end of his career, but he's going to have plenty of fantasy-worthy performances for streamers.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
 IND just came off a season with the 3rd fewest passing yards in the league, with 3108. And not for lack of trying. Phil has thrown for 4000 3 times with fewer ATT than what Indy had last year