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Experts' Pick
 
  Josh AllenJ. Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
vs. LAR, Sun 1pm EDT
Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 26th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 7# 14-
Best Rank# 4# 8-
Worst Rank# 8# 20-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. LAR vs. CIN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. QBs perform close to their average vs LARThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs CIN-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp1710.7
Pass Yds162142
Pass TD0.30.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total62.729.4-
Avg Game31.414.7-
Avg Projection20.318.3-
Week 234.514.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather75 F, Clear79 F, Mostly Cloudy-
    
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Matt CampM. Camp
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Alex BlickleA. Blickle
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Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
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2 d
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Pro Football Focus
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Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
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Jonathan HaysJ. Hays
Fantasy Foresight
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Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
2 d
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Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 d
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Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
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Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
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Important Nonsense
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Brian StraitB. Strait
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Matthew BoweM. Bowe
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Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
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Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
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Fantasy Six Pack
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The Fantasy Headliners
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David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
2 d
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Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
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Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
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Davis MattekD. Mattek
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Josh AllenJ. Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. NYJ
33/46, 312 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
14 rush, 57 yds, 1 td
at WAS
24/42, 270 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at MIA
24/35, 415 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
4 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
26/43, 242 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
2 rush, 7 yds, 1 td
Week 3 vs. LAR vs. CIN
Week 4 at LV at SF
Week 5 at TEN at PIT
Week 6 vs. KC vs. BAL
Week 7 at NYJ vs. NYG
Week 8 vs. NE vs. DAL
Week 9 vs. SEABYE WEEK
Week 10 at ARI at NYG
Week 11BYE WEEK at CLE
Week 12 vs. LAC vs. SEA
Week 13 at SF at GB
Week 14 vs. PIT vs. NO
Week 15 at DEN at ARI
Week 16 at NE at DAL
Week 17 vs. MIA vs. WAS
Player Projections Comparison
  Josh AllenJ. Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
vs. LAR, Sun 1pm EDT
Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att33.937.3
Pass Cmp20.024.2
Pass Yards238.3278.5
Pass TDs1.51.9
Ints0.80.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts7.53.1
Rush Yards42.012.5
Rush TDs0.50.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.30.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points20.318.3
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Josh AllenJ. Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
2020 Points 
Week 128.215.0
Week 234.514.4
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total62.729.4
Average31.414.7
Notes for Player Combination
  Josh AllenJ. Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
vs. LAR, Sun 1pm EDT
Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
Allen's start to the season has been unbelievable, as he's thrown for over 700 yards through two weeks, with 6 passing TDs, 1 rushing TD, and no picks. For a guy that has never finished a season with at least a 60% completion rate or a 300-yard game, he's hit 300 yards twice while completing over 70% of his balls. He's got a stingier matchup in Week 3 against the Rams, but his dual-threat ability as a runner and passer keep him in the top-7 conversation this week.Wentz has played poorly through two weeks, though he gets a solid draw against the Bengals in Week 3. Cincinnati has been extremely generous to opposing running backs, limiting the fantasy points scored by opposing quarterbacks, but don't write this off as a bad matchup for Wentz. He has the talent to do well even with a dearth of pass-catching options at his disposal, but his play this year has been concerning. He should be viewed as a mid-TE2, though there's sneaky top-12 upside to be had here.
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Josh Allen gets the Rams at home this week, and it's expected to be one of the closest games on the slate. The Bills have thrown for 358.5 yards per game so far this season, but against Jalen Ramsey and the Rams, I'm expecting that number to fall by a decent margin. The Rams don't attempt as many passes and will grind out the clock with some running plays. That said, Allen should still compete for a QB1 finish, as his rushing ability provides him with a solid weekly floor. He's an easy start at quarterback in redraft leagues, but you shouldn't expect as much upside as you've gotten from him in the past two weeks. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
How fun has it been to watch Allen play football this year? He came into the season with a career high of 266 passing yards in a game. He smashed that in Week 1 with 312 yards, and then proceeded to destroy that mark in Week 2 when he threw for 417 yards against the Dolphins. He leads the NFL in passing yards through two weeks, which is something I never thought I'd say. Even better, he's completed 70.4 percent of his passes. Credit where it's due... Josh Allen has improved every single season and that's all you can ask for. Sadly, he doesn't get to play the Jets and Dolphins every week, so this matchup with the Rams should be a real test. They played against Dak Prescott and Carson Wentz over the first two games, and have walked away allowing just 508 passing yards and one passing touchdown through those games. It's not a lack of pass attempts, either, as Prescott threw 39 times and Wentz threw 43 times. Since acquiring Jalen Ramsey at the trade deadline last year, the Rams have allowed just one quarterback (Lamar Jackson) more than 17.68 fantasy points, which would've been the QB18 in Week 2. Outside of Lamar Jackson, they also haven't allowed a quarterback to rush for more than 32 yards in their last 18 games, which included Prescott, Wentz, Kyler Murray twice, and Russell Wilson. Through two weeks, Allen would definitely be in the top-five conversation for MVP, but this week will be a telling one. With how well he's played, it's tough to move him out of the QB1 conversation, especially with his rushing floor, but he's at the bottom end of that conversation in this matchup.It's been a rough start for Wentz in 2020. He's completed just 58.8 percent of his passes and has twice as many interceptions (4) as he does touchdowns (2). The offensive line is clearly an issue for this offense, as they want to stretch the field. It surely won't help if the Bengals could get defensive tackle Geno Atkins back in Week 3, but if not, Wentz may be able to get back on track. The Bengals have generated a sack on just 3.6 percent of dropbacks this year, which is among the lowest in the NFL. Do the Eagles take advantage of that, or the fact that the Bengals have allowed a league-high 358 rushing yards to running backs through two weeks? Dating back to last year, the Bengals have faced just three quarterbacks who've thrown more than 33 pass attempts. Most don't need to throw a whole lot because they've been efficient. 14-of-18 quarterbacks have averaged at least 7.2 yards per attempt against them, including 9.5 or more yards per attempt to eight of them. Wentz is clearly struggling, but this matchup could be a get-right spot for the entire offense. You shouldn't expect him to finish as a top-five quarterback with limited attempts, but a high-end QB2? Sure. *Update* Now that we learned Jalen Reagor is out for an extended time, Wentz moves down a few spots in the rankings. While he should still be able to post high-end QB2 numbers, there is some hesitance with how he's played this year.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Allen is currently leading the NFL in passing yards. Yes, you read that correctly. He's been unstoppable through the first two weeks of the season and, with the way he's playing, that doesn't look like it should stop any time soon. While he's going up against a tougher defense this week, which may limit his passing output, he can always make up for it with his rushing ability. Allen's a weekly top-5 option moving forward.Wentz has definitely not looked like himself through the first couple weeks of the season and this offense needs to figure out their identity quickly. Until we see Wentz start to bounce back to the type of QB that he was previously, he can't be trusted anywhere near your starting lineup. He's a mid-range QB2 this week even what looks like a great matchup on paper.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Allen has had a terrific start to the season, but he also has played the Jets and the Dolphins. This is his first test against a quality opponent, but he should be a QB1 all the way.The Bengals are 2nd against fantasy quarterbacks, but a big reason for that is playing Tyrod Taylor and Baker Mayfield and that they have been gashed by the running game, ranking 31st against fantasy backs. Wentz has been in a funk to start the season, I think he has his best game of the season to date at home. He is a boom / bust QB1.