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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Daniel JonesD. Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
vs. SF, Sun 1pm EDT
Derek CarrD. Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
at NE, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 27th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 25# 28-
Best Rank# 21# 22-
Worst Rank# 28# 32-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. SF at NE-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. QBs perform worse than their average vs SFThis is a 1 star matchup. QBs perform worse than their average vs NE-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp21.321.7
Pass Yds189.3238.3
Pass TD0.72.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total37.250.7-
Avg Game12.416.9-
Avg Projection14.914.5-
Week 28.721.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather74 F, Mostly Cloudy74 F, Overcast-
    
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#27#28-
    
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David BiggsD. Biggs
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Scott EngelS. Engel
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Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
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Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
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Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
1 d
#20#28-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
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1 d
#26#28-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#25#26-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
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Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
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Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
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BallBlast
1 d
#22#28-
    
Jason SablichJ. Sablich
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1 d
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Jeff PaurJ. Paur
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1 d
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1 d
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John FergusonJ. Ferg...
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#25#28-
    
Dariyan MayburyD. Maybury
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1 d
#26#28-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
1 d
#16#28-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 d
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Roto Ranks
1 d
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1 d
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John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
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Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
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Mike KruegerM. Krueger
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2 d
#25#28-
    
Armando CrespoA. Crespo
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2 d
#17#28-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
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2 d
#24#27-
    
Kevin ScottK. Scott
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2 d
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Geoff LambertG. Lambert
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2 d
#26#27-
    
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
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#23#28-
    
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Roto Street Journal
4 d
#25#30-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
4 d
#26#27-
    
Michael FabianoM. Fabiano
Sports Illustrated
4 d
#28#24-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
4 d
#24#27-
    
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
4 d
#18#25-
    
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Important Nonsense
4 d
#20#27-
    
David ZachD. Zach
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#27#25-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
4 d
#27#29-
    
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
4 d
#23#29-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
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SmittyS.
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Daniel JonesD. Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
Derek CarrD. Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. PIT
26/41, 279 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
4 rush, 22 yds, 0 td
at CAR
22/30, 239 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
Week 2 at CHI
25/40, 241 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
3 rush, 21 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
28/38, 284 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
3 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. SF at NE
Week 4 at LAR vs. BUF
Week 5 at DAL at KC
Week 6 vs. WASBYE WEEK
Week 7 at PHI vs. TB
Week 8 vs. TB at CLE
Week 9 at WAS at LAC
Week 10 vs. PHI vs. DEN
Week 11BYE WEEK vs. KC
Week 12 at CIN at ATL
Week 13 at SEA at NYJ
Week 14 vs. ARI vs. IND
Week 15 vs. CLE vs. LAC
Week 16 at BAL vs. MIA
Week 17 vs. DAL at DEN
Player Projections Comparison
  Daniel JonesD. Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
vs. SF, Sun 1pm EDT
Derek CarrD. Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
at NE, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att35.534.2
Pass Cmp22.623.1
Pass Yards237.6253.4
Pass TDs1.41.4
Ints1.00.7
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.81.5
Rush Yards20.54.4
Rush TDs0.10.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.40.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points14.914.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Daniel JonesD. Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
Derek CarrD. Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
2020 Points 
Week 119.413.6
Week 28.721.7
Week 39.115.4
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
Total37.250.7
Average12.416.9
Notes for Player Combination
  Daniel JonesD. Jones
QB - NYG
Daniel Jones
vs. SF, Sun 1pm EDT
Derek CarrD. Carr
QB - LV
Derek Carr
at NE, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
 Carr and the Raiders just earned a surprising win over the Saints on Monday Night Football, and the quarterback's performance earned him a QB14 finish. He's now the QB17 on the year. That's roughly what you want out of a QB2, but his numbers aren't streaming material in 1QB leagues. Carr has a tough matchup with the Patriots this week, and while Russell Wilson finished as the QB4 against them, Ryan Fitzpatrick finished as the QB32. Carr doesn't have a lot of floor or upside this week, and he's a low-end QB2 in 2QB/superflex leagues.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
When going through the draft season, I mentioned the brutal early-season schedule that Jones had, and while he played fairly well against the Steelers, he was shut down by the Bears defense. On top of that, he lost the guy (Saquon Barkley) who at least took some attention/pressure off him. This matchup against the 49ers suddenly doesn't look as bad as it used to, though. They will be without their top cornerback (Richard Sherman), as well as their top edge rusher (Nick Bosa), and even edge rusher Solomon Thomas. In fact, they could be without edge rusher Dee Ford too, as he missed last week's game with neck spasms. This is not a must-avoid matchup moving forward. Losing Barkley as an option in the passing game hurts, as does Sterling Shepard, who is dealing with a toe injury. There are so many variables in this game on both sides of the ball, it really is hard to comprehend, but the issue is that oddsmakers don't think the 49ers losses will matter to Jones much, as his team-implied total is just 18.3 points, one of the lowest on the slate. Jones played just one game without Shepard and Barkley last year, completing 15-of-31 passes for 161 yards, one touchdown, and three interceptions. It was against New England, so that was going to be a tough matchup regardless, but based on what we've seen from Jones this year, it's best to wait this out and see what happens.It was a great performance by Carr on Monday night, as he continually took advantage of the matchups the Saints gave him. He's completed at least 73 percent of his passes in each of his first two games and has yet to throw an interception. Now onto the Patriots defense, who looked more than human last week against Russell Wilson. They had allowed just 12 passing touchdowns during the entirety of the 2019 season but allowed five of them to Wilson on Sunday night. While I think it's more of a reflection on Wilson, it's clear that the Patriots defense isn't on the same level as they were last year, and how could they be considering the five near full-time starters they lost on defense? They looked much better in Week 1 against Ryan Fitzpatrick, though he was also without DeVante Parker for much of that game. What Carr has going for him is that there's no surefire WR1 on the Raiders for the Patriots to try and remove from the game, though it shouldn't shock anyone to see Stephon Gilmore cover Darren Waller. Knowing that Carr has just one game with more than 21 fantasy points over his last 22 games, it's fair to say the reward is not as great as the risk. There are better options available to stream.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
 Derek Carr silenced the haters with his performance on Monday Night Football against a stout Saints defense. Carr went 28-of-38 passing with 282 yards and three touchdowns and looked like a confident QB as he becomes more and more familiar with his receiving weapons. While this might appear to be a tough matchup for Carr again, the Patriots defense is averaging 21.4 fantasy points allowed to opposing QBs. If you're looking for a high-end QB2 this week, Carr's a fine option to roll out there, but he falls just outside the streaming conversation with some of the other options available.