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Sam Darnold or Derek Carr

 
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  Sam Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
Derek Carr
QB - OAK
Derek Carr
 
 
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  Sam Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
Derek Carr
QB - OAK
Derek Carr
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. BUF vs. DEN
Week 2 vs. CLE vs. KC
Week 3 at NE at MIN
Week 4BYE WEEK at IND
Week 5 at PHI vs. CHI
Week 6 vs. DALBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. NE at GB
Week 8 at JAC at HOU
Week 9 at MIA vs. DET
Week 10 vs. NYG vs. LAC
Week 11 at WAS vs. CIN
Week 12 vs. OAK at NYJ
Week 13 at CIN at KC
Week 14 vs. MIA vs. TEN
Week 15 at BAL vs. JAC
Week 16 vs. PIT at LAC
Week 17 at BUF at DEN
  Sam Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
Derek Carr
QB - OAK
Derek Carr
Passing
   
Pass Att531.7570.5
Pass Cmp321.9379.6
Pass Yards3,667.94,106.1
Pass TDs22.923.9
Ints15.612.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts47.924.5
Rush Yards187.968.6
Rush TDs1.60.6
   
Misc
   
Fumbles2.22.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points230.9241.9
   
  Sam Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
Derek Carr
QB - OAK
Derek Carr
2018 Points 
Week 113.86.2
Week 213.515.5
Week 32.813.6
Week 411.531.6
Week 518.413.2
Week 618.04.8
Week 712.0
Week 812.327.8
Week 91.27.3
Week 107.9
Week 1115.7
Week 129.8
Week 1324.2
Week 149.818.8
Week 1521.611.6
Week 1626.06.4
Week 177.51.4
  Sam Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
Derek Carr
QB - OAK
Derek Carr
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Darnold has looked crisper and more confident in his second year and he has a chance to do big things in Adam Gase's offense. He is a low-end QB2 with a lot of upside in his second season. 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
I'm a fan of Darnold this year. He doesn't look great in my rankings, but I like his upside and the low risk of snagging him late in drafts 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Was #4 in True Throw Value (TTV)(BRotofantasy.com statistic) and #1 in QBR the last 4 weeks of last season. Recent sophomore QB's Patrick Mahomes, Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Deshaun Watson and Mitch Trubisky all took big steps up in their second year. Gase made Tannehill very efficient last season according to TTV and Darnold has Bell and Crowder at his disposal now, as well. Easy QB2 with QB1 upside.QB2. Had three games over 20 points last season. Limited ceiling but better weapons this season.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Darnold was dynamite the last four games of his rookie season - Ending top 5 in QBR and True Throw Value. The second year is where young QBs take giant leaps and it's reasonable to expect one from Darnold. Adam Gase brings in a very efficient offense - Tannehill was 6th in True Throw Value last season - that may have been slow in the past due to Tannehill (and not Gase). With Bell around to make plays, Anderson stretching the field, and Crowder, Enunwa, and Herndon making plays all over the field, this Jets offense can look dynamic behind the arm of Sam Darnold. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If there's one thing Darnold has going for him in 2019, it's that he's not going to be benched. Duh, right? Well, that's important for those playing in 2QB leagues, as there are other quarterbacks in his territory who have a chance of getting benched. He was hot and cold throughout his rookie season, though it helps they brought in Le'Veon Bell and Jamison Crowder as pass-catching options. The downside, however, is that Adam Gase is his head coach, who traditionally runs minimal plays for his offenseIt's definitely not going to hurt Carr's chances by adding Antonio Brown to his stable of wide receivers, but we mustn't forget he had Amari Cooper for the first few years of his career. This isn't to say Cooper is on Brown's level, but more to do with Carr's inability to be consistent. He's performed at a top-12 level in just 29.5 percent of his 78 career games, which is worse than the career of DeShone Kizer and Blake Bortles. Even if he steps up his passing, his lack of rushing totals severely caps his upside. He's not a bad option in 2QB leagues for those who wait, as he has no chance of being benched, but stay away in standard leagues
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
The Jets offense is going to surprise people this season, and it's not going to be because of their ground game (28th rated o-line). Sam Darnold is a good NFL QB, and I expect him to take a step forward this season. He was PFF's 2nd rated QB from week 11 on last season, as he was able to increase his completion percentage, and throw just one interception after returning from his ankle injury. Sam now has Anderson/Enunwa/Crowder as his receivers, with Bell in the backfield and sophomore breakout candidate Chris Herndon at TE (once he returns from suspension). That's a dangerous group, and makes Darnold a realistic option in superflex leagues. I probably wouldn't want him to be my only QB in a 12 team single QB league...but he doesn't have to be with how late he's going. Watch him over the first few weeks, and keep his name in mind as a streaming option at points this season.I am not a fan of the Raiders offense. I don't think Carr is a good QB, and I don't think Gruden is a good head coach. Carr has upside for fantasy if absolutely everything goes right. They have some talent in the offensive line if it can stay healthy / not suspended. AB is still and elite WR, and Tyrell is an underrated field stretcher. If Carr was a better QB then maybe I could make the case for drafting him. There are just so many other talented QB's in good situations that you won't need to spend a pick on Carr.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
At times last year, Darnold flashed that upside that we all knew he had. Perhaps this will be another case of a mediocre rookie blossoming quickly like Jared Goff did under a new regime, but more likely, Adam Gase will limit the Jets' play count and thus fantasy production. The Jets have few competent options in the receiving game so more than likely, Darnold will be a fringe QB2/QB3 again this year.Carr has played with countless injuries behind oft-injured offensive lines and with horrid receivers for back to back years. The last time we saw him healthy, he actually finished in the top 10 fantasy QBs and was drafted as QB5 the following year. While that seems unattainable, it is entirely possible that the public is sleeping on a bounceback performer in Carr.