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Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson

QB - BAL
Height: 6' 2"Weight: 212 lbsAge: 23College: Louisville

Week 6 Outlook

BAL @ PHI
Sun 1:00pm ET
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Week Rank (ECR) QB #4
Projection 21.9 pts

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Maybe we should've downgraded expectations for Jackson last week when he was held out of practice on Wednesday and Thursday with a knee injury, though to be honest, I'm expecting more teams to give their stars days off practice in a year like this. But it was clearly something that bothered him, as he rushed for just three yards in last week's game. That was just the second time since the start of last year where he's rushed for less than 40 yards (which is the equivalent of a passing touchdown). We talked about his passing touchdown rate going down this year, but his current 6.7 percent touchdown-rate is still likely to drop even more, so we need those rushing totals. The Eagles haven't allowed a quarterback to rush for more than 17 yards this year, but they also haven't played a particularly mobile quarterback. Going back to last year, they didn't allow a quarterback to rush for more than 45 yards, so they're clearly not a team that Jackson will just drop 80 rushing yards on without a problem. They've also held 4-of-5 teams they've played this year to less than 7.50 yards per attempt. That's likely due to the pressure they're bringing on defense, as their 40.7 percent pressure rate ranks second in the NFL behind only the Steelers. However, Jackson played extremely well under pressure this year, boasting a 122.0 QB Rating while pressured, the highest mark in the NFL. Keep in mind that passer rating doesn't even factor in the rushing yards he's tallied while being pressured. You need to keep trotting Jackson out there as an QB1, especially when we know the running backs are going to struggle to create much this week.

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Lamar Jackson rushes for 108 yards, TD

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson completed 16-of-27 passes for 186 yards and a touchdown in a 30-28 win over the Eagles in Week 6.

Fantasy Impact

He also added 108 rushing yards and a touchdown on the ground. It goes down as Jackson's first 100-yard rushing game of the season. Jackson and the Ravens will be on bye in Week 7 before taking on the Steelers in Week 8.

Matthew Terelle - Oct 19, 2020
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DraftKings Projected Roster Percentage: Week 6 (2020) photo
Isaiah Sirois breaks down the projected roster percentage numbers over at DraftKings for Week 6.
by Isaiah Sirois in FantasyOct 17, 2020
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 6QB #4QB #1QB #840
Rest of Season QB #3QB #1QB #33
Dynasty QB #2QB #1QB #25
Projections
(Week 6)
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Projections (Week 6)
Pass CmpPass AttPass YdsPass TdsPass IntsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
18.828.4220.91.80.59.255.50.30.221.9
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week18023014.5
Last 3 Weeks156.71.746.30.318.2
Season to Date189.81.847.60.220
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 5vs. CIN18023014.5
Week 4@ WAS193253126
Week 3vs. KC97183014.2
Week 2@ HOU204154017.6
Strength of Schedule
(2020)
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
OppSummary
Next Game@ PHI21st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesBYE, PIT, IND31st easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CLE, JAC, NYG12th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--28th easiest remaining opponents
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Most Accurate Experts
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Most accurate experts for Lamar Jackson
1.Tal MalachovskyQB #15
2.Dominick PetrilloQB #11
T-3.Brandon FunstonQB #8
T-3.Jamey EisenbergQB #6
T-3.Jeff PaurQB #5
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