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vs. DAL, Sun 8pm EDT
Chad Henne
QB - KC
Chad Henne
Chad Henne
QB - KC
vs. HOU, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
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ECR# 16# 51-
Best Rank# 7# 36-
Worst Rank# 28# 45-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. DAL vs. HOU-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. QBs perform close to their average vs DALThis is a 5 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs HOU-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.523.6
Pass Yds227.6256.5
Pass TD2.11.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total270.523.7-
Avg Game16.97.9-
2019 Average16.97.9-
    
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09/13
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09/10
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/10
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09/13
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09/08
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/12
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
#15-
    
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09/09
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09/13
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09/07
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Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
09/13
#19-
    
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09/13
#17-
    
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Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
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09/13
#19-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
09/13
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Kyle YatesK. Yates
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09/09
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Get Sports Info
09/13
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CBS Sports
09/11
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09/12
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NFL Spinzone
09/13
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BallBlast
09/12
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09/10
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09/13
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09/10
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09/12
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RotoBaller
09/12
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DailyRoto
09/13
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Aaron LarsonA. Larson
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09/09
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John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
09/13
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Jason SablichJ. Sablich
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09/04
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numberFire
09/13
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Packer Report
09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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King Fantasy Sports
09/10
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09/09
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09/01
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09/09
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RotoBaller
09/10
#18-
    
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
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09/13
#16-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
09/10
#18-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
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09/12
#16-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
09/08
#10-
    
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
09/12
#12-
    
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
09/11
#18-
    
Nicholas YouN. You
The Undroppables
09/11
#15-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
09/13
#24-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
09/10
#17-
    
Dariyan MayburyD. Maybury
Fantasy Football Advice
09/10
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09/10
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09/10
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09/08
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Chad Henne
QB - KC
Chad Henne
Chad Henne
QB - KC
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DAL vs. HOU
Week 2 at PHI at LAC
Week 3 at BUF at BAL
Week 4 vs. NYG vs. NE
Week 5 at WAS vs. LV
Week 6 at SF at BUF
Week 7 vs. CHI at DEN
Week 8 at MIA vs. NYJ
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. CAR
Week 10 vs. SEABYE WEEK
Week 11 at TB at LV
Week 12 vs. SF at TB
Week 13 at ARI vs. DEN
Week 14 vs. NE at MIA
Week 15 vs. NYJ at NO
Week 16 at SEA vs. ATL
Week 17 vs. ARI vs. LAC
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Chad Henne
QB - KC
Chad Henne
Chad Henne
QB - KC
2020 Points 
Week 117.2
Week 217.2
Week 318.5
Week 423.3
Week 5
Week 613.3
Week 718.46.3
Week 823.40.7
Week 910.4
Week 1023.0
Week 117.6
Week 1217.1
Week 1327.1
Week 1414.4
Week 1515.3
Week 160.7
Week 1723.616.7
Total270.523.7
Average16.97.9
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. DAL, Sun 8pm EDT
Chad Henne
QB - KC
Chad Henne
Chad Henne
QB - KC
vs. HOU, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
After everything we saw Stafford do in the first eight weeks of last season under new offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, I'm very excited about him in 2020. What I am not thrilled about is the Week 1 matchup. Stafford didn't get to play the Bears last year, but in two games against the team in 2018 he scored a COMBINED 20 fantasy points. The Bears' defense isn't quite as good as a couple of years ago, but they did allow the fourth-fewest fantasy points to QBs last year and I would be looking for other options than Stafford in Week 1. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Stafford's one of the better QBs in the NFL, but this matchup doesn't exactly instill confidence in starting him right out of the gate. This Bears defense is among the league's best and it should give Stafford a hard time in week one. I'd recommend looking elsewhere at the QB position this week if you can. 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Matthew Stafford was scoring 21.45 points per game last season before getting hurt. For some perspective, that was better than what Patrick Mahomes (20.86) and Russell Wilson (20.85) pulled off. He takes on the Bears this weekend, and their supposedly great defense looked beatable last year. Worse, they've still got Mitch Trubisky at quarterback, which should let Detroit get the ball back in plenty of key situations. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The start of last year was looking to be a career year for Stafford, though his back injury knocked him out for the year. He wasn't on the field against the Bears last year, but this is a defense he's struggled with for a few years now. These teams play each other twice a year, and you'd have to go all the way back to 2015 to find the last time he threw for more than two touchdowns or 300 yards against them. But again, the offense that Stafford is playing in was just installed last year, so the Bears haven't seen this version of Stafford. It's worth noting that Jeff Driskel and David Blough combined to throw for 549 yards and three touchdowns in the two games they played, both hitting at least 16.5 fantasy points. Darrell Bevell increased his pass attempts seemingly every year he was in Seattle, so it's only natural to assume a progression in Stafford's pass attempts this year. The Bears defense is relatively healthy, though, and that's been a problem. Despite missing Akiem Hicks up the middle for most of the season and Roquan Smith for a quarter of it, the Bears defense allowed just one quarterback to average more than 7.7 yards per attempt against them last year. No quarterback threw for more than two touchdowns. I'll like Stafford as a low-end QB1 in most games this year, but in this one, he's probably more of a middling QB2. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Stafford did not play the Bears last year due to injury, in 2018 he played 2 games against them and he tallied only 510 yards passing and 2 touchdowns with 4 interceptions. The 2020 Bears D is probably not as good as the 2018 version, but Stafford is a boom / bust QB2 with little upside.