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Experts' Pick
 
  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Tom BradyT. Brady
QB - TB
Tom Brady
at DEN, Sun 4pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 25th, 2020
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35 of 171 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 14# 17-
Best Rank# 8# 10-
Worst Rank# 20# 22-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. CIN at DEN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs CINThis is a 2 star matchup. QBs perform worse than their average vs DEN-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp10.719.3
Pass Yds142182.7
Pass TD0.71.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total29.432.2-
Avg Game14.716.1-
Avg Projection18.317.1-
Week 214.49.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather74 F, Mostly Cloudy59 F, Partly Cloudy-
    
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The Fantasy First Down
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1 d
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The Fantasy Scout
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Gridiron Experts
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SleeperWire
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Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
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Colts.com
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Expand The Boxscore
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Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
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Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 d
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Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
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Important Nonsense
1 d
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Fantasy Victors
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Mike RandleM. Randle
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Matthew BoweM. Bowe
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1 d
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Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
1 d
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Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
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Fantasy Six Pack
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Matt HarmonM. Harmon
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Christopher DellC. Dell
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1 d
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Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
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Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
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Draft Buddy
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FTN
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BallBlast
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The Fantasy Headliners
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David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
1 d
#16#10-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#14#16-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
1 d
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Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 d
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Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
1 d
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Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
1 d
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EDSFootball
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Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
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1 d
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Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
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Davis MattekD. Mattek
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Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
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Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
Tom BradyT. Brady
QB - TB
Tom Brady
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at WAS
24/42, 270 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
at NO
23/36, 239 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
3 rush, 9 yds, 1 td
Week 2 vs. LAR
26/43, 242 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
2 rush, 7 yds, 1 td
vs. CAR
Week 3 vs. CIN at DEN
Week 4 at SF vs. LAC
Week 5 at PIT at CHI
Week 6 vs. BAL vs. GB
Week 7 vs. NYG at LV
Week 8 vs. DAL at NYG
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. NO
Week 10 at NYG at CAR
Week 11 at CLE vs. LAR
Week 12 vs. SEA vs. KC
Week 13 at GBBYE WEEK
Week 14 vs. NO vs. MIN
Week 15 at ARI at ATL
Week 16 at DAL at DET
Week 17 vs. WAS vs. ATL
Player Projections Comparison
  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Tom BradyT. Brady
QB - TB
Tom Brady
at DEN, Sun 4pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att37.335.6
Pass Cmp24.223.2
Pass Yards278.5269.9
Pass TDs1.91.7
Ints0.80.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.11.6
Rush Yards12.53.7
Rush TDs0.10.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.30.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points18.317.1
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
Tom BradyT. Brady
QB - TB
Tom Brady
2020 Points 
Week 115.022.5
Week 214.49.7
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
Total29.432.2
Average14.716.1
Notes for Player Combination
  Carson WentzC. Wentz
QB - PHI
Carson Wentz
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Tom BradyT. Brady
QB - TB
Tom Brady
at DEN, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
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.Brady obviously isn't the same guy in Tampa Bay as he was in New England, but it appeared he started to work out the kinks in his new offense in the Bucs' Week 2 victory over Carolina. His matchup with Denver isn't as scary as it appears at first glance, as the team will be without AJ Bouye and Von Miller. Brady's ceiling isn't sky high, though he makes a high-end QB2 in a matchup where he'll get Chris Godwin back.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
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.After going 10 straight years with an interception rate of 2.0 percent or less, Brady has a 4.2 percent interception rate through two games with the Bucs. It's the same as his touchdown rate. His 6.4 yards per attempt is the worst he's had since 2002. His 228.0 yards per game is the lowest since 2006. It's safe to say Brady hasn't lived up to his reputation just yet, and one of the most worrisome parts is that one of his games was against the Panthers, a team he should've dismantled. Starting for a new team in this offseason was always going to be tough, but no one expected these struggles. The Broncos are a team that's dealt with a lot of injuries and it's changed how we view them as a matchup. Both their top edge rusher (Von Miller) and cornerback (A.J. Bouye) will not be on the field. They're generating just a 2.3 percent sack rate and have allowed back-to-back 18-plus point quarterback performances to Ryan Tannehill and Ben Roethlisberger, though neither of them averaged more than 7.59 yards per attempt. The last time Brady played against a Vic Fangio defense was in 2018 when he threw for 277 yards and three touchdowns, though that was obviously with the Patriots. There are clearly some kinks to be worked out with the Bucs offense, making Brady just a middling QB2 in a matchup that should've produced results.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
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.Brady hasn't exactly looked like a dominant fantasy QB over the first two weeks as he adjusts to his new surroundings. With Godwin back in the lineup this week though, Brady could bounce back and produce against a Broncos defense that is banged up. With that being said, he's nothing more than a mid-range QB2.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
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.The Broncos are 16th against fantasy quarterbacks, they do not have the defense to stop the Bucs offense if Brady brings his A game. He is still becoming acclimated to the Bucs offense, I think he is an upside QB2 on the road.