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Experts' Pick
 
 
vs. CHI, Sun 8pm EST
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Nov 28th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 7# 16-
Best Rank# 5# 13-
Worst Rank# 10# 23-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. CHI vs. SF-
Matchup RatingThis is a 1 star matchup. QBs perform worse than their average vs CHIThis is a 3 star matchup. QBs perform close to their average vs SF-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp16.515.7
Pass Yds173.1161.2
Pass TD0.91.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total236.7181.3-
Avg Game23.718.1-
Avg Projection18.517.0-
Week 1122.725.0-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather33 F, Mostly Cloudy72 F, Clear-
    
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The Fantasy Footballers
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15 h
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Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
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Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
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The Action Network
2 d
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FantasyPros
2 d
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2 d
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The Fantasy First Down
2 d
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Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
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Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
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Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
2 d
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Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 d
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Scott EngelS. Engel
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2 d
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Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 d
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Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FlurrySports
2 d
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Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
2 d
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Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
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Roto Street Journal
3 d
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Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
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Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
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Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
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Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at MIN
32/44, 364 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
vs. DAL
20/31, 275 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
4 rush, 15 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. DET
18/30, 240 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
at PHI
20/27, 267 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
7 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at NO
21/32, 283 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
at BUF
23/32, 321 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 4 yds, 1 td
Week 4 vs. ATL
27/33, 327 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
1 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. NYG
25/32, 200 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, -3 yds, 0 td
Week 5BYE WEEK at WAS
21/30, 309 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
3 rush, 0 yds, 1 td
Week 6 at TB
16/35, 160 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
2 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
at SF
19/38, 198 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at HOU
23/34, 283 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
vs. CHI
23/33, 220 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
4 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. MIN
27/41, 291 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
at MIA
35/61, 355 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
Week 9 at SF
25/31, 305 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
1 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. JAC
24/34, 325 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
3 rush, 4 yds, 1 td
vs. SEA
27/37, 302 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
5 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at IND
27/38, 311 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
3 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
at TB
39/51, 376 pass yds, 3 td, 2 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. CHI vs. SF
Week 13 vs. PHI at ARI
Week 14 at DET vs. NE
Week 15 vs. CAR vs. NYJ
Week 16 vs. TEN at SEA
Week 17 at CHI vs. ARI
Player Projections Comparison
 
vs. CHI, Sun 8pm EST
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Passing
   
Pass Att35.436.8
Pass Cmp23.224.1
Pass Yards264.4275.1
Pass TDs2.01.7
Ints0.40.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts2.02.1
Rush Yards8.86.1
Rush TDs0.10.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.20.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points18.517.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
2020 Points 
Week 130.811.5
Week 218.224.0
Week 324.528.2
Week 429.611.7
Week 525.4
Week 65.815.9
Week 727.316.9
Week 822.512.2
Week 928.9
Week 1026.410.5
Week 1122.725.0
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total236.7181.3
Average23.718.1
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. CHI, Sun 8pm EST
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Jared Goff
QB - LAR
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
This is a difficult matchup with Chicago, but at this point A-Rodg is matchup-proof. He had a big game against Indy in Week 11, and after losing that game in OT, he'll likely come into this one with something to prove.Goff is coming off a monster performance against Tampa Bay in Week 11, but he's got another tough matchup with San Francisco on tap. Goff is more of a mid-range QB2 for Week 12.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He's thrown 29 touchdowns through 10 games this year, which is his highest total since 2016. If he continues this pace, he'll break his previous career-high of 45 touchdowns that he set in 2011. After crushing a matchup with the Colts who had allowed the fourth-fewest fantasy points per play to their opponents, Rodgers will return home to play against a Bears team that's allowed just 1.21 PPR points per offensive play to their opponents, which is the lowest mark in the league. The Bears have allowed a touchdown on just 3.43 percent of pass attempts this year, which ranks second to only the Rams. All in all, the Bears pass defense has allowed just 0.393 fantasy points per actual pass attempt, which is also second to the Rams. It does help to know that Rodgers leads the league with 11 pass plays that have gone for 40-plus yards, as that can provide some instant relief in tough matchups. It is worth noting that Rodgers hasn't thrown for more than 286 yards against this Bears defense since back in 2016, and they play twice a year. Over their last three games, he's thrown just two touchdowns against them. Dating back to the start of last year, there've been just two quarterbacks who've averaged more than 7.72 yards per attempt against the Bears. You'd have to go all the way back to Week 7 of 2018 (span of 36 games) to find the last time they allowed more than two passing touchdowns in a game. Divisional games mean a lot and are often closely contested between these two teams. Rodgers is a low-end QB1 this week and one who might disappoint.After throwing just 10 touchdowns in his previous seven games, Goff goes off and throws for 376 yards and three touchdowns against a Bucs defense that was one of the best in the league coming into that game. Goff has now thrown for 300-plus yards in three straight games, though the matchup in Week 12 is a rematch of the game he threw for a season-low 198 yards back in Week 6. The 49ers pass defense isn't the one it used to be, but it's worth noting that just two quarterbacks have averaged more than 7.05 yards per attempt against them this year. There have been five quarterbacks who've finished top-12 against them, but two of them did solely because of their rushing totals, something we don't get out of Goff. Since the start of last year, Goff has played them three times, completing just 59-of-108 attempts (54.6 percent) for 599 yards (5.55 yards per attempt) with four touchdowns and two interceptions. The 49ers have seen just 31.4 pass attempts per game against them, so volume seems to be out of the question, too. The 219.6 passing yards per game they've allowed ranks as the second-fewest to only Washington. I wouldn't be pushing my luck with Goff this week.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Rodgers was not great against the Bears last year, he had 406 yards passing, 2 passing TDs, no picks, and 31 rushing yards. He is putting up better numbers this year, but the Bears are also the best fantasy QB D in the NFL. Rodgers is a low-upside QB1.