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Jimmy Garoppolo is not the starting QB for the 49ers. That means he's not really worth drafting in most fantasy leagues. Garoppolo is projected to earn 6.6 of his 100 fantasy points by rushing. He's a more traditional passing QB. Projected for a 1.9 touchdown-to-interception ratio, he doesn't carry much interception risk.

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The Raiders' starting QB is Derek Carr - not Marcus Mariota. As such, you shouldn't spend a draft pick on him in most leagues. Mariota is expected to earn 18% of his projected 13 fantasy points by rushing. While rushing is in his toolbox, it isn't really key to his fantasy value. With a projection of 0.7 interceptions compared to 1.0 passing touchdowns, he carries more interception risk than is entirely comforatable.

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Jacoby Brissett is behind Tua Tagovailoa on the QB chart in Miami. That means he doesn't have much value in most fantasy leagues. Brissett is projected to earn 2.1 of his 13 fantasy points by rushing. While running is in his wheelhouse, it isn't a major focus of his gameplan. Projected for 0.6 interceptions compared to 1.0 passing TDs, he has the ability to ruin a fantasy week with multiple picks in a game.

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Kellen Mond won't begin the season as the starting QB in Minnesota - that honor belongs to Kirk Cousins. That means he doesn't have much value in most fantasy leagues. Mond is projected to earn 2.4 of his 16 fantasy points by rushing. While not insignificant, it's not enough to significantly help his floor. With a projected toughdown-to-interception ratio of 2.0, he isn't not likely to melt down often.

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Chad Henne won't begin the season as the starting QB in Kansas City - that honor belongs to Patrick Mahomes II. Without a starting job, he's not really worth drafting.Henne is projected to earn 0.5 of his 9 fantasy points by rushing. Running the ball just isn't a significant part of his gameplan. Projected for 0.2 interceptions compared to 0.8 passing TDs, Henne isn't not likely to melt down often.

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At QB32, Tyrod Taylor isn't worth owning in 1QB leagues. Dispite his low rank, his role as the starting QB for the Texans means he should be owned in 2QB leagues.Taylor is projected to earn 35.7 of his 215 fantasy points by rushing. While it isn't nothing, it's not a major source of his fantasy value. Projected for a 1.7 touchdown-to-interception ratio, Taylor comes with some significant interceptino risk.

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Deshaun Watson is behind Tyrod Taylor on the Texans' QB depth chart. You can safely leave him on the waiver wire. Watson is expected to earn 16% of his projected 76 fantasy points by rushing. While that's a nice bonus, it's not a major source of his fantasy value. Projected for a 2.3 touchdown-to-interception ratio, he isn't not likely to melt down often.

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Gardner Minshew II won't begin the season as the Eagles' starting QB - that honor belongs to Jalen Hurts. You can safely ignore him in most fantasy dafts. Minshew is expected to earn 15% of his projected 12 fantasy points by rushing. While running is in his wheelhouse, it isn't really key to his fantasy value. Projected for 0.6 interceptions compared to 1.2 passing TDs, Minshew has the ability to ruin a fantasy week with multiple picks in a game.

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Jordan Love is behind Aaron Rodgers on the Packers' QB depth chart. As such, you shouldn't spend a draft pick on him in most leagues. Love is projected to earn 0.6 of his 9 fantasy points by rushing. He doesn't have the rushing floor that some other quarterbacks have. With a projection of 0.5 interceptions compared to 0.9 passing touchdowns, Love carries more interception risk than is entirely comforatable.

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Tyler Huntley is behind Lamar Jackson on the QB chart in Baltimore. Without a starting job, he's not really worth drafting.Huntley is expected to earn 33% of his projected 15 fantasy points by rushing. That's a substantial portion of his fantasy value, and could give him a more stable floor than similarly-ranked QBs. With a projection of 1.0 interceptions compared to 0.8 passing touchdowns, Huntley carries more interception risk than is entirely comforatable.

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Mason Rudolph won't begin the season as the Steelers' starting QB - that honor belongs to Ben Roethlisberger. Without a starting job, he's not really relevant in fantasy. Rudolph is projected to earn 1.1 of his 16 fantasy points by rushing. It's not really how he makes his living. With a projected toughdown-to-interception ratio of 1.6, Rudolph comes with some significant interceptino risk.

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Jameis Winston is the consensus #22 QB, and as such isn't worth drafting in 1QB leagues. That rank makes him a fantasy starter in 2QB leagues, even if he's not an exciting one.Winston is expected to earn 13% of his projected 271 fantasy points by rushing. While not insignificant, it's not a huge part of his gameplan. Projected for 15.7 interceptions compared to 25.8 passing TDs, Winston is not the safest QB to run out each week.

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At QB25, Daniel Jones isn't worth owning in 1QB leagues. In 2QB leagues, he's not a high-end option, but probably worth rostering as the Giants' starter. Jones is expected to earn 21% of his projected 277 fantasy points by rushing. That level of involvement in the Giants' running game adds significant fantasy value. With a projection of 13.6 interceptions compared to 22.6 passing touchdowns, Jones comes with some significant interception risk each week.

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Andy Dalton will be watching from the bench as Justin Fields starts for the Bears. Without a starting job, he's not really worth drafting.Dalton is expected to earn 12% of his projected 73 fantasy points by rushing. While it isn't nothing, it's not enough to significantly help his floor. With a projected toughdown-to-interception ratio of 1.6, he comes with some significant interception risk each week.

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Mac Jones isn't a factor in 1QB leagues as our #29 QB. His role as the starter in New England makes him worth owning in 2QB leagues, even if you're not starting him in fantasy. Jones is projected to earn 25.6 of his 263 fantasy points by rushing. While it isn't nothing, it's not a huge part of his gameplan. With a projection of 13.6 interceptions compared to 24.5 passing touchdowns, Jones comes with some significant interceptino risk.

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The Bills' starting QB is Josh Allen - not Mitchell Trubisky. You can safely leave him on the waiver wire. Trubisky is expected to earn 17% of his projected 11 fantasy points by rushing. While it isn't nothing, it's not a core part of his fantasy value. Projected for a 1.3 touchdown-to-interception ratio, he has the ability to ruin a fantasy week with multiple picks in a game.

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Jarrett Stidham is not the starting QB for the Patriots. As such, you shouldn't spend a draft pick on him in most leagues. Stidham is projected to earn 0.0 of his 0 fantasy points by rushing. Running the ball just isn't a significant part of his gameplan. Projected for a nan touchdown-to-interception ratio, he doesn't carry much interception risk.

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As the QB15, Trevor Lawrence is a reasonable starter, but not one worth spending an early draft pick on. Lawrence is expected to earn 15% of his projected 291 fantasy points by rushing. While running is in his wheelhouse, it's not enough to significantly help his floor. Projected for a 1.9 touchdown-to-interception ratio, Lawrence doesn't carry much interception risk.

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Trey Lance isn't a factor in 1QB leagues as our #24 QB. That rank makes him a fantasy starter in 2QB leagues, even if he's not an exciting one.Lance is expected to earn 26% of his projected 226 fantasy points by rushing. That level of involvement in the 49ers' running game adds significant fantasy value. Projected for 9.6 interceptions compared to 17.3 passing TDs, Lance carries more interception risk than is entirely comforatable.

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Garrett Gilbert is not the starting QB for the Cowboys. You can safely leave him on the waiver wire. Gilbert is expected to earn 9% of his projected 8 fantasy points by rushing. It's not really how he makes his living. With a projected toughdown-to-interception ratio of 1.4, Gilbert is not the safest QB to run out each week.

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