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Who Should I Start? - Week 8

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
Cam Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
Cam Newton
QB - NE
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Oct 27th, 2020
95%
Recommended by
19 of 20 experts
5%
Recommended by
1 of 20 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 12# 17-
Best Rank# 10# 13-
Worst Rank# 12# 22-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. TEN at BUF-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs TENThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs BUF-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp17.420.1
Pass Yds181.3203.5
Pass TD1.71.5
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total135.995.8-
Avg Game19.419.2-
Avg Projection19.217.0-
Week 734.62.8-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather-
    
Expert Ranks 
Joe BurrowCam NewtonAdd Player
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
3 m
#12#17-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
5 m
#12#21-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
8 m
#14#19-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
22 m
#12#15-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
42 m
#18#23-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
43 m
#8#24-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
54 m
#10#13-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
1 h
#12#18-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
2 h
#12#16-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
2 h
#12#16-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
2 h
#11#16-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 h
#12#22-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
3 h
#12#16-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
3 h
#9#15-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
4 h
#12#13-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
5 h
#11#20-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
5 h
#12#16-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
7 h
#12#17-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
14 h
#16#21-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#18#15-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Cam Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
Cam Newton
QB - NE
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC
23/36, 193 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
8 rush, 46 yds, 1 td
vs. MIA
15/19, 155 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
15 rush, 75 yds, 2 td
Week 2 at CLE
37/61, 316 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
7 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
at SEA
30/44, 397 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
11 rush, 47 yds, 2 td
Week 3 at PHI
31/44, 312 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. LV
17/28, 162 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
9 rush, 27 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. JAC
25/36, 300 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
4 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
at KC
Week 5 at BAL
19/30, 183 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
3 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 6 at IND
25/39, 313 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
3 rush, 2 yds, 1 td
vs. DEN
17/25, 157 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
10 rush, 76 yds, 1 td
Week 7 vs. CLE
35/47, 406 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
6 rush, 34 yds, 1 td
vs. SF
9/15, 98 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
5 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. TEN at BUF
Week 9BYE WEEK at NYJ
Week 10 at PIT vs. BAL
Week 11 at WAS at HOU
Week 12 vs. NYG vs. ARI
Week 13 at MIA at LAC
Week 14 vs. DAL at LAR
Week 15 vs. PIT at MIA
Week 16 at HOU vs. BUF
Week 17 vs. BAL vs. NYJ
Player Projections Comparison
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
Cam Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
Cam Newton
QB - NE
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
Passing
   
Pass Att40.230.3
Pass Cmp26.319.2
Pass Yards281.1212.0
Pass TDs1.81.0
Ints0.90.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.88.1
Rush Yards17.639.3
Rush TDs0.30.4
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.20.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points19.217.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Cam Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
Cam Newton
QB - NE
2020 Points 
Week 117.325.7
Week 224.535.6
Week 320.412.2
Week 416.1
Week 55.3
Week 617.719.5
Week 734.62.8
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total135.995.8
Average19.419.2
Notes for Player Combination
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
Cam Newton
QB - NE
Cam Newton
Cam Newton
QB - NE
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's pretty remarkable what Burrow's been able to do as a rookie who had no preseason action. He's thrown for at least 300 yards in 5-of-7 games, with the two games he didn't coming against the Chargers and Ravens, two top-tier defenses. He's been a top-12 quarterback through seven weeks, and knowing that A.J. Green has started to come around, we may continue to see his performances get better, like last week when he racked up a career-high 406 yards against the Browns. The Titans are a team that should be a good matchup for Burrow considering where much of their production goes. Wide receivers have seen a 63.7 percent target share against the Titans, which ranks third-highest in the league, and it's where Burrow directs 66.6 percent of his targets. Not just that, but the Bengals pass 63.5 percent of the time (fifth-highest in NFL) while the Titans opponents have run 67.5 plays per game, so we should see 40-plus attempts in this game. It also helps to know that Burrow might have more time than normal, as the Titans haven't recorded more than two sacks in any game and have the third-lowest sack-rate (2.86 percent) in the NFL. The only quarterback who didn't finish with at least two passing touchdowns against them was Drew Lock back in Week 1. When you're getting 40-plus attempts, and some potential for rushing upside (has rushed for 121 yards and three touchdowns), you have what I'd consider a strong streamer.