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Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
vs. TB, Sun 4pm EDT
at CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Oct 24th, 2020
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39 of 166 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 21# 24-
Best Rank# 15# 18-
Worst Rank# 26# 26-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. TB at CIN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 1 star matchup. QBs perform worse than their average vs TBThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform close to their average vs CIN-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.419.4
Pass Yds186.6216.3
Pass TD11.4
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total96.181.6-
Avg Game19.213.6-
Avg Projection16.015.5-
Week 67.3-
    
Misc 
    
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Expert Ranks 
Derek CarrBaker MayfieldAdd Player
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
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Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
14 m
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Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
20 m
#21#26-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
38 m
#21#24-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
39 m
#22#24-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
46 m
#23#25-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
50 m
#19#26-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
53 m
#27#24-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
54 m
#24#23-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
55 m
#19#20-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
55 m
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Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
2 h
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Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 h
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Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
2 h
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Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 h
#22#23-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
2 h
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Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
2 h
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Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
3 h
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Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
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Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
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Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
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Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
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Dylan ChappineD. Chap...
Wolf Sports
4 h
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Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
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Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
4 h
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Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
4 h
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Jon CollinsJ. Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
5 h
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Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
5 h
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Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
6 h
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Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
6 h
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Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
6 h
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Wolf of Roto StreetW. of R...
Roto Street Journal
6 h
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Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
6 h
#21#24-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
6 h
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Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
6 h
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Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
7 h
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Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
7 h
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Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
7 h
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Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
8 h
#21#23-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
8 h
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Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
9 h
#23#25-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
10 h
#23#24-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
10 h
#23#24-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
10 h
#26#24-
    
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
11 h
#20#25-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
11 h
#22#24-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
12 h
#22#25-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
12 h
#19#25-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
14 h
#21#23-
    
John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
15 h
#21#25-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
16 h
#21-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
16 h
#22#20-
    
Site ProjectionsS. Proj...
numberFire
17 h
#14#22-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
20 h
#21#24-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
20 h
#19#22-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
20 h
#15#23-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
21 h
#20#23-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
22 h
#22#24-
    
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
23 h
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Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
1 d
#21#20-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#18#23-
    
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
1 d
#26#24-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#18-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
1 d
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Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
1 d
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Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
1 d
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Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
1 d
#22#24-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
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Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
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Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
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David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
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Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
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Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
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Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
1 d
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SmittyS.
SleeperU
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Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
1 d
#16#23-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 d
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Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
1 d
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Dariyan MayburyD. Maybury
Fantasy Football Advice
2 d
#26#22-
    
Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
2 d
#24#23-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
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Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
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Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
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Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
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Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
2 d
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Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
2 d
#22#24-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
2 d
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Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 d
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Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
2 d
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Dave MajorD. Major
XN Sports
2 d
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Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
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Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
2 d
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Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
FTN
2 d
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Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
2 d
#22#25-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 d
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Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
2 d
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Site RankingsS. Rank...
Sports Illustrated
2 d
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Mike KruegerM. Krueger
FFToday
2 d
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Michael FabianoM. Fabiano
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#20#25-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 d
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Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 d
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Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 d
#22#24-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 d
#26#25-
    
Scott AtkinsS. Atkins
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#22#24-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 d
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The FFGhostT. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
2 d
#21#24-
    
Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
2 d
#16#21-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
2 d
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Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
2 d
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Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
2 d
#22#24-
    
Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
2 d
#23#25-
    
Thor AkerleyT. Akerley
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#22#24-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#21#22-
    
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 d
#17#19-
    
Scott SprattS. Spratt
Football Outsiders
2 d
#10#25-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
2 d
#21#24-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
2 d
#20#24-
    
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#21#24-
    
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
2 d
#19#23-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
2 d
#18#24-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
2 d
#22#24-
    
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
2 d
#21#24-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#23#24-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
2 d
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Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
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Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
2 d
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Matt De LimaM. De Lima
FullTime Fantasy
2 d
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Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 d
#20#21-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
#19#25-
    
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FlurrySports
2 d
#22#23-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
2 d
#20#24-
    
Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
2 d
#18#22-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
2 d
#25#22-
    
Frank StampflF. Stampfl
CBS Sports
2 d
#19#26-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
2 d
#24#19-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 d
#23#25-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
2 d
#21#24-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
2 d
#21#24-
    
Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
2 d
#21#23-
    
Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
2 d
#22#24-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
2 d
#22#24-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#23#20-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
2 d
#23#24-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#21#24-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
2 d
#25#20-
    
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
2 d
#23#25-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
2 d
#23#25-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 d
#23#25-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
2 d
#12#24-
    
Jason SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 d
#22#23-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
2 d
#22#24-
    
Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
2 d
#22#24-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
2 d
#25#21-
    
2 d
#15#23-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#24#25-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 d
#22#25-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
3 d
#22#24-
    
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
3 d
#22#24-
    
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
3 d
#22#24-
    
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
3 d
#22#23-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
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#22#24-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
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#24#23-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
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Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
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Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at CAR
22/30, 239 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
at BAL
21/39, 189 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
2 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. NO
28/38, 284 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
3 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
vs. CIN
Week 3 at NE
24/32, 261 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
vs. WAS
Week 4 vs. BUF
32/44, 311 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
4 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
at DAL
Week 5 at KC
22/31, 347 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
4 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
vs. IND
Week 6BYE WEEK at PIT
Week 7 vs. TB at CIN
Week 8 at CLE vs. LV
Week 9 at LACBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. DEN vs. HOU
Week 11 vs. KC vs. PHI
Week 12 at ATL at JAC
Week 13 at NYJ at TEN
Week 14 vs. IND vs. BAL
Week 15 vs. LAC at NYG
Week 16 vs. MIA at NYJ
Week 17 at DEN vs. PIT
Player Projections Comparison
 
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
vs. TB, Sun 4pm EDT
at CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att34.832.5
Pass Cmp23.919.6
Pass Yards266.9237.1
Pass TDs1.61.7
Ints0.71.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts1.82.0
Rush Yards5.08.1
Rush TDs0.10.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.30.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points16.015.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
2020 Points 
Week 113.610.9
Week 221.716.3
Week 315.414.3
Week 420.415.2
Week 525.017.6
Week 67.3
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total96.181.6
Average19.213.6
Notes for Player Combination
 
Derek Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
Derek Carr
QB - LV
vs. TB, Sun 4pm EDT
at CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Disaster avoided: the Raiders should, in fact, have most of their offensive line back from the COVID-19 list before gametime. While they won't get Trent Brown back, it's easier to replace one starter than your entire line. That said, Carr has been having a weird season -- he's thrown several very deep touchdown passes (with accuracy), but he's also had a pair of down games as well. Expect another down game from him against Tampa Bay's elite defense.Mayfield has one of the worst points per game medians of all starting quarterbacks. At 14.77 points per game, Mayfield ranks 28th, below Mitch Trubisky (15.2), Nick Foles (15.09), and Jimmy Garoppolo (16.25). He only scored 16.26 fantasy points in Week 2 -- in a game where the Browns put up 35 points -- so it's hard to get excited about him heading into their rematch.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Through five weeks, Carr's 11 touchdown passes ranked sixth in the NFL. His 73.1 percent completion-rate ranked as the No. 2 quarterback behind only Teddy Bridgewater. Keep in mind he lost Tyrell Williams before the season started and was then missing Henry Ruggs and Bryan Edwards for two games. What he's done while working through that is might impressive. Still, he ranked as the No. 12 quarterback, just highlighting how limited his ceiling is without any totals on the ground. Now onto the Bucs, who've actually allowed the fourth-fewest fantasy points per offensive play this year. They're allowing the third-fewest fantasy points per game to opponents, behind only the Colts and Bears. What makes it even more impressive is that teams have dropped back to pass on 64.5 percent of their plays, which ranks as the third-highest number in football, so it's not a lack of trying. They've allowed just 13.25 fantasy points per game through the air alone, which ranks as the fourth-lowest mark in the league. It makes sense as they've allowed the fourth-fewest points per actual pass attempt (0.37). In case you needed to be reminded, Carr has totaled 3.4 fantasy points on the ground all year. Pressure will be key for the Bucs (rank second in the league in pressure and sacks), as Carr is the second-best quarterback in the league from a clean pocket (124.4 QB Rating) but 11th when under pressure (89.1 QB Rating). Carr should not be someone you're aiming to stream this week and is just a low-end QB2 even in Superflex/2QB formats.It was a game to be forgotten for Mayfield last week. He needs to have a short memory, though. The last time he played this Bengals team, he was coming off a brutal game where he completed just 53.8 percent of his passes for 189 yards and one touchdown. In that Week 2 game against the Bengals, however, he was able to complete a season-high 69.6 percent of passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns on just 23 pass attempts. Keep in mind he did that while the duo of Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt combined for 210 yards and three touchdowns on the ground. While I love Hunt this week, he's not going to produce that much. Prior to last week's debacle, Mayfield had thrown at least two touchdowns in each of his last four games. The Bengals have allowed multiple touchdowns to quarterbacks in each of their last five games, including Philip Rivers last week, who showed signs of life when he threw for 371 yards and three touchdowns after being left for dead. That was the second time in three games they'd allowed a quarterback throw for 350-plus yards, as Gardner Minshew hit that mark in Week 4. It's hard to trust Mayfield after that disaster in Week 6 but he's not the worst streaming option this week as a middling QB2.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Carr was able to succeed in a tough matchup a couple of weeks ago, but it's difficult to see how he has a big game in this one. The Bucs defense has been making life very difficult for opposing QBs. Carr should be viewed as a low-end QB2 this week.Baker struggled immensely last week against a tough Steelers defense. While he wasn't being recommended as a streaming option last week, he hurt fantasy managers that took the chance on him in that matchup. It's going to be hard to trust him after what we saw last week, but this is a fantastic matchup for him. Mayfield can be viewed as a mid-range QB2 that can be plugged into your lineup in a pinch.