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  Case Keenum
QB - DEN
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Tyrod Taylor
QB - CLE
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  Case Keenum
QB - DEN
Case Keenum
Tyrod Taylor
QB - CLE
Tyrod Taylor
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA vs. PIT
Week 2 vs. OAK at NO
Week 3 at BAL vs. NYJ
Week 4 vs. KC at OAK
Week 5 at NYJ vs. BAL
Week 6 vs. LAR vs. LAC
Week 7 at ARI at TB
Week 8 at KC at PIT
Week 9 vs. HOU vs. KC
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. ATL
Week 11 at LACBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. PIT at CIN
Week 13 at CIN at HOU
Week 14 at SF vs. CAR
Week 15 vs. CLE at DEN
Week 16 at OAK vs. CIN
Week 17 vs. LAC at BAL
  Case Keenum
QB - DEN
Case Keenum
Tyrod Taylor
QB - CLE
Tyrod Taylor
Passing
   
Pass Att551.5429.8
Pass Cmp342.8260.4
Pass Yards3,805.02,788.3
Pass TDs21.615.8
Ints12.67.6
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts40.464.8
Rush Yards147.2342.9
Rush TDs1.12.9
   
Misc
   
Fumbles3.52.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points227.5205.8
   
  Case Keenum
QB - DEN
Case Keenum
Tyrod Taylor
QB - CLE
Tyrod Taylor
2017 Points 
Week 118.8
Week 26.710.5
Week 328.617.8
Week 48.812.5
Week 511.88.9
Week 613.1
Week 76.420.0
Week 817.516.7
Week 926.9
Week 1024.12.9
Week 1117.218.1
Week 1227.314.0
Week 1317.03.8
Week 1419.2
Week 1519.423.2
Week 169.412.8
Week 1711.615.7
  Case Keenum
QB - DEN
Case Keenum
Tyrod Taylor
QB - CLE
Tyrod Taylor
Expert 
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
 Already in a better spot by having Josh Gordon and Jarvis Landry to throw to. I would have him higher if I knew for sure he wouldn't be giving the reigns over to Mayfield at some point during the season.
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
An out-of-nowhere breakout has netted no fantasy love for Case Keenum, who moves to Denver after taking Minnesota to the NFC Championship Game. A superbly efficient season (67.6 completion %, 98.3 QB rating) led the career reserve to a QB14 showing, making him a vast upgrade to last year's Denver signal-callers. That's probably better news for the supporting cast than Keenum, who failed to clear 200 passing yards in five of 15 starts. He's a streamer with an intriguing Week 14-16 schedule (@SF, vs. CLE, @OAK), but there's little reason to draft him in single-QB formats.It's time to find out how much Buffalo stifled Taylor. Over the last three years, the dual-threat QB has ranked 24, 25, and 25 in pass attempts. Although rarely effective, the Browns aired it out 39 times per contest last year. Taylor also tallied 1,575 rushing yards and a 1.3 INT % over those three seasons, so it's not far-fetched for him to blossom into a legitimate fantasy starter. It's also possible Baker Mayfield replaces him in September. He's ideally someone to carefully monitor on the waiver wire in standard leagues, especially in light of a dislocated pinky suffered in the preseason.
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 Would be higher if not for suspicion Mayfield will make starts before year is over; will be a top-15 option many of the weeks he starts
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
This should be interesting, as Keenum was essentially left for dead in the NFL before joining Pat Shurmur's offense as a backup to Sam Bradford. Over the 15 games he played, Keenum over 3,500 yards and 22 touchdowns while throwing just seven interceptions. The question becomes - was it the offense, or was Keenum just set-up to fail under Jeff Fisher while in Los Angeles? Heading to Denver, the talent surrounding him hasn't decreased, though the offensive line may not be as strong. Bill Musgrave's offense hasn't been what you'd call potent in recent years and that's what's got me slightly concerned. Still, it wouldn't shock me if Keenum posts solid QB2-type numbers in 2018. I'm usually a big proponent of drafting Taylor in fantasy football, but this has more to do with him potentially losing the job to Baker Mayfield at some point. If you could guarantee he'd start the entire season, he'd probably rank inside my top 15 quarterbacks. As of now, I'm projecting Mayfield to take over for the final six games, which really hurts Taylor's overall projection. But if you're one to stream the quarterback position, you can snag Taylor and pair him with Jameis Winston, who returns in Week 4.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
John Elway did not go get a quarterback in the draft because he appears to be confident in what Keenum offers. Now, he isn't start-worthy every week, but with Thomas and Sanders in the receiver core, there will be a couple starts this season that he provides useful performances.Tyrod has never had weapons like this, yet has always managed to be a sufficient fantasy asset. Feel free to use him until his time as the starter runs out, especially in two-qb leagues. He will go undrafted in most leagues, but will definitely make for a great streamer at times.
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
Keenum will have decent receivers to throw to, and he proved he can sustain some fantasy value in a good offense last season with the Vikings. It is yet to be seen if Keenum can make the Broncos better, but he'll be hard-pressed not to in comparison to the tackling dummies they've been putting behind center.Taylor ends up with the Browns, but it's not as bad as it sounds. Cleveland has improved its roster and Taylor will have Landry, Gordon, Coleman, Johnson, and Njoku to throw to, and that ws before the 2018 NFL Draft. The Browns drafted Baker Mayfield, but Taylor will be the starter Week 1, and if he can be successful, he will remain there this season.
Staff Rankings
QB List
What a strange season for Case Keenum. After having been anywhere from a bad to mediocre at best quarterback, Keenum took the reins of the Minnesota Vikings offense and ran wild, posting the best season of his career by a longshot and a league-leading 28.1% DVOA (among quarterbacks with at least 200 passes thrown). He ended the year with 3,403 yards and 4,420 effective yards, it was insane. So what can we expect from him this year as the quarterback for the Denver Broncos? It's really hard to predict. I could easily see last season being some weird outlier in Keenum's career, or he could keep things up. There's obviously going to be some regression next season, but it shouldn't go without saying that Keenum made some strides last year. Most notably, he got a lot more comfortable under pressure. In 2016, he posted a 92.0 QB rating in a clean pocket but a miserable 37.4 rating under pressure. Last year, he improved significantly, posting a 107.0 QB rating in a clean pocket and a 72.6 rating under pressure. He had the fourth-best completion percentage under pressure at 53.6% and the second-best sack conversion rate at 10.3%, both of which are impressive given he was the sixth-most pressured quarterback in the league thanks to the Vikings' poor offensive line. Unfortunately for Keenum, the Broncos' offensive line isn't much better, and he's not going to have the greatest running game (though I could see a Royce Freeman breakout season), but he will still have two very talented wide receivers in Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. Are they as good as Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs? Perhaps not, but they're definitely close. There's definitely risk here, given Keenum's track record and the fact that he's moved to a slightly worse offense, but he won't be challenged for the job at all and still has some offensive talent to work with. 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Keenum is probably a one-year wonder that got paid and goes away. Denver hasn't been a fun passing offense for a while and I doubt it changes nowThe Browns actually have a lot of nice weapons, so a dual threat like Taylor possesses nice upside if he can start hot and stave off Baker Mayfield
Jody Smith
FantasyPros
Like Alex Smith, Case Keenum had a career-year and now moves on to a whole new team and system. John Elway did not spend a high draft pick on competition, so he's much safer now, but Keenum doesn't offer a lot of upside in Denver. Taylor can actually approach QB1 numbers with an underrated Cleveland offense, but we can't be sure that No. 1 pick Baker Mayfield won't be installed or taking starts at some point, so Taylor comes with a bit of uncertainty.
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
 Only thing holding him back from top-20 at the position is that I'm not sure he starts all 16 games.