Skip to main content

Jameis Winston or Joe Burrow

Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Can't Decide? Leave it up to the Fantasy Gods

The Fantasy Gods have spoken. Start {{ state.players[state.winningPlayerIndex].player_name }}

Players

Brought to you by Toyota

Toyota logo
Advertisement
Advertisement
Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
at CHI, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Oct 27th, 2020
100%
Recommended by
22 of 22 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 22 experts
Add Player
Most Accurate Experts 
    
Top ExpertsTop QB ExpertsTop Player Experts See who the Most Accurate Experts would start
Upgrade Now
    
Rankings 
    
ECR# 12-
Best Rank# 10-
Worst Rank# 12-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. TEN at CHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs TENThis is a 1 star matchup. QBs perform worse than their average vs CHI-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp17.418.5
Pass Yds181.3194.4
Pass TD1.70.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total135.90.0-
Avg Game19.4-
Avg Projection19.2-
Week 734.6-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather-
    
Expert Ranks 
Joe BurrowJameis WinstonAdd Player
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
18 m
#12-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
20 m
#12-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
23 m
#12-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
26 m
#12-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
29 m
#14-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
43 m
#12-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
1 h
#18-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 h
#8-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
1 h
#10-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
1 h
#12-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
2 h
#12-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
2 h
#12-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
2 h
#11-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
3 h
#12-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
3 h
#12-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
3 h
#9-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
5 h
#12-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
5 h
#11-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
5 h
#12-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
7 h
#12-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
14 h
#16-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#18-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC
23/36, 193 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
8 rush, 46 yds, 1 td
vs. TB
Week 2 at CLE
37/61, 316 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
7 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
at LV
Week 3 at PHI
31/44, 312 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
Week 4 vs. JAC
25/36, 300 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
4 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
at DET
Week 5 at BAL
19/30, 183 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
3 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
vs. LAC
Week 6 at IND
25/39, 313 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
3 rush, 2 yds, 1 td
BYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. CLE
35/47, 406 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
6 rush, 34 yds, 1 td
vs. CAR
Week 8 vs. TEN at CHI
Week 9BYE WEEK at TB
Week 10 at PIT vs. SF
Week 11 at WAS vs. ATL
Week 12 vs. NYG at DEN
Week 13 at MIA at ATL
Week 14 vs. DAL at PHI
Week 15 vs. PIT vs. KC
Week 16 at HOU vs. MIN
Week 17 vs. BAL at CAR
Player Projections Comparison
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
at CHI, Sun 4pm EST
Passing
   
Pass Att40.2
Pass Cmp26.3
Pass Yards281.1
Pass TDs1.8
Ints0.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.8
Rush Yards17.6
Rush TDs0.3
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points19.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
2020 Points 
Week 117.3
Week 224.5
Week 320.4
Week 416.1
Week 55.3
Week 617.7
Week 734.6
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total135.90.0
Average19.4
Notes for Player Combination
 
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
Joe Burrow
Joe Burrow
QB - CIN
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
at CHI, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's pretty remarkable what Burrow's been able to do as a rookie who had no preseason action. He's thrown for at least 300 yards in 5-of-7 games, with the two games he didn't coming against the Chargers and Ravens, two top-tier defenses. He's been a top-12 quarterback through seven weeks, and knowing that A.J. Green has started to come around, we may continue to see his performances get better, like last week when he racked up a career-high 406 yards against the Browns. The Titans are a team that should be a good matchup for Burrow considering where much of their production goes. Wide receivers have seen a 63.7 percent target share against the Titans, which ranks third-highest in the league, and it's where Burrow directs 66.6 percent of his targets. Not just that, but the Bengals pass 63.5 percent of the time (fifth-highest in NFL) while the Titans opponents have run 67.5 plays per game, so we should see 40-plus attempts in this game. It also helps to know that Burrow might have more time than normal, as the Titans haven't recorded more than two sacks in any game and have the third-lowest sack-rate (2.86 percent) in the NFL. The only quarterback who didn't finish with at least two passing touchdowns against them was Drew Lock back in Week 1. When you're getting 40-plus attempts, and some potential for rushing upside (has rushed for 121 yards and three touchdowns), you have what I'd consider a strong streamer.