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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
at KC, Mon 8pm EDT
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Expert
Percent


Updated: Oct 27th, 2021
96%
Recommended by
70 of 73 experts
4%
Recommended by
3 of 73 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 13# 19-
Best Rank# 11# 17-
Worst Rank# 14# 21-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at KC at ATL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform a little better than their average vs KCThis is a 5 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs ATL-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp19.816.6
Pass Yds241.3167
Pass TD1.61.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total123.6126.4-
Avg Game17.718.1-
Avg Projection19.017.4-
Week 716.53.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather43 F, Clear72 F, Sunny-
    
Expert Ranks 
Daniel JonesSam DarnoldAdd Player
    
Garret Price G. Price
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
6 m
#17#15-
    
Ken Zalis K. Zalis
Pressbox Pressbox
12 m
#13#18-
    
Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
12 m
#12#20-
    
Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
30 m
#13#19-
    
Scott Spratt S. Spratt
Football Outsiders Football Outsiders
39 m
#15#13-
    
Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
1 h
#14#21-
    
Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
1 h
#13#19-
    
Wolf of Roto Street W. of Roto ...
Roto Street Journal Roto Street Journal
2 h
#12#15-
    
Joey Wright J. Wright
Razzball Razzball
2 h
#11#16-
    
Peter Rogers P. Rogers
NerdBall Fantay Football NerdBall Fantay Fo...
2 h
#13#19-
    
Seth Keller S. Keller
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
3 h
#13#19-
    
Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
3 h
#18#21-
    
Dave Richard D. Richard
CBS Sports CBS Sports
3 h
#23#17-
    
Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
3 h
#14#21-
    
Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
4 h
#13#19-
    
Dan Clasgens D. Clasgens
Get Sports Info Get Sports Info
4 h
#12#19-
    
Robert Waziak R. Waziak
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
5 h
#14#20-
    
Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
5 h
#13#19-
    
Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#12#24-
    
Lawrence Jackson L. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord Fantasy Football Lord
6 h
#15#19-
    
John Paulsen J. Paulsen
4for4.com 4for4.com
6 h
#12#19-
    
Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
7 h
#12#19-
    
Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
7 h
#11#16-
    
Site Projections S. Projections
numberFire numberFire
8 h
#10#15-
    
Site Rankings S. Rankings
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
8 h
#10#14-
    
Donkey Teeth D. Teeth
Razzball Razzball
10 h
#10#20-
    
Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
10 h
#14#26-
    
Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
11 h
#10#18-
    
Liz Loza L. Loza
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
11 h
#11#20-
    
Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
11 h
#13#16-
    
Staff Rankings S. Rankings
QB List QB List
12 h
#12#19-
    
Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
12 h
#13#18-
    
Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
13 h
#13#18-
    
Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
13 h
#11#26-
    
Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
13 h
#11#17-
    
Geoff Lambert G. Lambert
Going For 2 Going For 2
13 h
#12#18-
    
Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
Sports Gambling Podcast Network Sports Gambling Po...
14 h
#13#18-
    
Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
14 h
#13#18-
    
Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
14 h
#13#16-
    
Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
14 h
#13#18-
    
Jorge B. Edwards J. B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
14 h
#13#18-
    
Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
15 h
#12#19-
    
Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
16 h
#10#19-
    
Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
16 h
#12#19-
    
Chet Gresham C. Gresham
DK Nation DK Nation
16 h
#13#17-
    
Walter Cherepinsky W. Cherepinsky
WalterFootball WalterFootball
16 h
#9#19-
    
Jamey Eisenberg J. Eisenberg
CBS Sports CBS Sports
16 h
#16-
    
David Biggs D. Biggs
Drink Five Drink Five
16 h
#14#17-
    
Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
17 h
#13#17-
    
Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
17 h
#13#18-
    
Sebastian Ardura S. Ardura
Gurus Deportivos Gurus Deportivos
17 h
#14#21-
    
Nate Marcum N. Marcum
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
17 h
#13#17-
    
Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
17 h
#5#19-
    
Blake Fincher B. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe Fantasy Football Cafe
18 h
#13#17-
    
Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
18 h
#15#17-
    
Allie Fontana A. Fontana
Fighting Chance Fantasy Fighting Chance Fa...
19 h
#13#21-
    
Jaime Eisner J. Eisner
The Draft Network The Draft Network
19 h
#13#19-
    
Brad Evans B. Evans
FadeTheNoise Podcast FadeTheNoise Podcast
20 h
#10#21-
    
Andy Holloway A. Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
20 h
#13#19-
    
Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
21 h
#11#22-
    
Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
22 h
#13#17-
    
Mike Wright M. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
22 h
#13#17-
    
Matthew McCarthy M. McCarthy
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
23 h
#13#16-
    
Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
23 h
#14#20-
    
Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
23 h
#13#19-
    
Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
23 h
#14#21-
    
Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
23 h
#13#19-
    
Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#13#17-
    
Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#12#19-
    
Jacob Wayne J. Wayne
Lineups Lineups
1 d
#15#19-
    
Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
1 d
#17#20-
    
Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#12#18-
    
Jordan Rains J. Rains
The IDP Army The IDP Army
2 d
#6#21-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DEN
22/37, 267 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
6 rush, 27 yds, 1 td
vs. NYJ
24/35, 279 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, -1 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at WAS
22/32, 249 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
9 rush, 95 yds, 1 td
vs. NO
26/38, 305 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. ATL
24/35, 266 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
8 rush, 39 yds, 0 td
at HOU
23/34, 304 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
8 rush, 11 yds, 2 td
Week 4 at NO
28/40, 402 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
4 rush, 27 yds, 0 td
at DAL
26/39, 301 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
6 rush, 35 yds, 2 td
Week 5 at DAL
5/13, 98 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
3 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
21/37, 177 pass yds, 1 td, 3 int
2 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. LAR
29/51, 242 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
3 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
vs. MIN
17/41, 207 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
4 rush, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. CAR
23/33, 203 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
8 rush, 28 yds, 0 td
at NYG
16/25, 111 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
Week 8 at KC at ATL
Week 9 vs. LV vs. NE
Week 10BYE WEEK at ARI
Week 11 at TB vs. WAS
Week 12 vs. PHI at MIA
Week 13 at MIABYE WEEK
Week 14 at LAC vs. ATL
Week 15 vs. DAL at BUF
Week 16 at PHI vs. TB
Week 17 at CHI at NO
Week 18 vs. WAS at TB
Player Projections Comparison
 
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
at KC, Mon 8pm EDT
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att36.635.2
Pass Cmp23.222.2
Pass Yards260.7245.0
Pass TDs1.41.4
Ints0.81.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts5.43.5
Rush Yards33.316.4
Rush TDs0.20.3
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.40.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points19.017.4
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
2021 Points 
Week 121.419.1
Week 229.519.9
Week 316.525.3
Week 427.833.5
Week 54.89.1
Week 67.116.1
Week 716.53.4
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total123.6126.4
Average17.718.1
Notes for Player Combination
 
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
QB - NYG
at KC, Mon 8pm EDT
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Jones is always a risk to lay a fantasy egg, but the Chiefs are 31st against fantasy quarterbacks. Jones looks like a low-end QB1 on the road this week.