Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick

QB - TB
Height: 6' 2"Weight: 223 lbsAge: 36College: HarvardDrafted: #250 (7th Rd.)

Week 11 Outlook

TB @ NYG
Sun 1:00pm ET
Matchup (?)
Week Rank (ECR) QB #13
Projection 19.1 pts

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He's now started and finished five games this season, and has totaled at least 400 yards passing in four of them. It didn't seem to matter much against the Redskins, as his 400 yards passing led to just three points on offense because he was intercepted in the end zone and then fumbled on the goal-line. Dirk Koetter named him the starter on Monday, so he didn't waver about who to play this week. Koetter also took over play-calling duties from offensive coordinator Todd Monken, which makes little sense because the offensive production hasn't been the problem with the team. Against the Giants, it may be both Koetter's and Fitzpatrick's final stand if they cannot put points on the board. Despite being one of the favorites for the No. 1 overall pick, the Giants secondary has held 6-of-9 quarterbacks to 250 yards or less, and has allowed multiple passing touchdowns just three times. They have allowed the second-most rushing yards (208) to quarterbacks this year, and Fitzpatrick has quietly had four games with 23-plus rushing yards. The reason to trust Fitzpatrick in this matchup is because the Giants don't have the talent at cornerback necessary to cover the Bucs receivers, as they're currently starting Janoris Jenkins (hasn't been good), undrafted rookie Grant Haley, and career 111.6 QB Rating in-coverage B.W. Webb. Fitzpatrick is in the low-end QB1 conversation, though we'll also want to pay attention to the weather conditions given the time of year.

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Ryan Fitzpatrick named starter for Week 11

Dirk Koetter has named Ryan Fitzpatrick the Bucs' starter for their Week 11 game against the Giants.

Fantasy Impact

Fitzpatrick passed for plenty of yards on Sunday against the Redskins, but did not have a productive fantasy day. He remains a borderline starter, particularly against a Giants team that is middle of the road against opposing quarterbacks.

Dan Harris - 3 days ago
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QB Tiers & Rankings: Week 10 (Fantasy Football) photo
I was working all day yesterday. Definitely not staring at my lineup. Certainly not switching back and forth between Ben Roethlisberger and Ryan Fitzpatrick. ...
by Scott Cedar in Fantasy6 days ago
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 11QB #13QB #9QB #1633
Rest of Season QB #19QB #18QB #212
Dynasty QB #46QB #31QB #455
Projections
(Week 11)
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Pass CmpPass AttPass YdsPass TdsPass IntsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
24.338.2303.31.81.14.215.40.10.219.1
History
Statistics
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Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week406035013.7
Last 3 Weeks281225.3019.1
Season to Date314.12.419.70.122.5
Game Log
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OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 10vs. WAS406035013.7
Week 9@ CAR243423024
Week 8@ CIN194218019.6
Week 4@ CHI1260003
Strength of Schedule
(2018)
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OppSummary
Next Game@ NYG22nd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesSF, CAR, NO2nd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)NO, BAL, DAL11th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--9th easiest remaining opponents