Jared Goff or Matthew Stafford

Who Should I Start? - Week 7

 
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  Jared GoffJ. Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
at ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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ECR# 8# 19-
Best Rank# 1# 17-
Worst Rank# 10# 23-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at ATL vs. MIN-
Matchup Rank221-
Matchup Rating-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp19.621.9
Pass Yds232.4187.6
Pass TD2.11.4
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total89.491.7-
Avg Game14.918.3-
Avg Projection18.814.0-
Week 61.111.5-
    
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  Jared GoffJ. Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at CAR
23/39, 186 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
4 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at ARI
27/45, 385 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
3 rush, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. NO
19/28, 283 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
4 rush, -2 yds, 1 td
vs. LAC
22/30, 245 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
4 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at CLE
24/38, 269 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
4 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
at PHI
18/32, 201 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. TB
45/68, 517 pass yds, 2 td, 3 int
vs. KC
21/34, 291 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at SEA
29/49, 395 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 6 vs. SF
13/24, 78 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at GB
18/32, 265 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
3 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at ATL vs. MIN
Week 8 vs. CIN vs. NYG
Week 9BYE WEEK at OAK
Week 10 at PIT at CHI
Week 11 vs. CHI vs. DAL
Week 12 vs. BAL at WAS
Week 13 at ARI vs. CHI
Week 14 vs. SEA at MIN
Week 15 at DAL vs. TB
Week 16 at SF at DEN
Week 17 vs. ARI vs. GB
  Jared GoffJ. Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
at ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att38.134.0
Pass Cmp26.220.7
Pass Yards296.3242.6
Pass TDs2.01.3
Ints0.90.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts2.12.2
Rush Yards4.99.6
Rush TDs0.10.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.20.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points18.814.0
   
  Jared GoffJ. Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
2019 Points 
Week 110.427.6
Week 219.117.1
Week 316.212.1
Week 423.723.4
Week 518.9
Week 61.111.5
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  Jared GoffJ. Goff
QB - LAR
Jared Goff
at ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Goff may not be efficient plus he is coming off a downright awful game against San Francisco but he throws the ball an absolute ton and comes into a near-perfect matchup versus the Falcons this week so you should fire him up as a starter. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Goff is coming off one of the worst games of his career, but he should rebound against a Falcons D that has allowed the third most points to fantasy quarterbacks. 
Zach Brunner
FantasyPros
I know, I know. The Rams have been bad, I get it. I also understand that the struggles offensively begin and end with Jared Goff, who has been unable to get anything going under pressure this season. Under no pressure, Goff has completed 74.8 percent of his passes this season. This completion percentage drops to an atrocious 43.4 percent when he is under pressure. Luckily for Goff and the Rams, the Falcons have been unable to get pressure. They have a league-worst 2.54 sack percentage and 0.8 sacks per game. This has only gotten worse, with the team failing to get a sack during the last three games. This explains why they have been so bad against the pass, allowing the second-most fantasy points to QBs this season (24.9) and a 0.71 catch percentage. He should return to form this week.Stafford and this passing attack has been incredibly inconsistent. He returns home in Detroit this week, but he will face a tough Vikings defense that also plays better indoors. He is nothing more than a bye week fill-in this week.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Goff has been terrible over his last 14 games (playoffs included), however the Falcons have been even worse. Over the last 19 games without Keanu Neal, they have allowed 15 quarterbacks post at least 18.5 fantasy points and finish as the QB13 or better. So, essentially, quarterbacks have had a 79 percent chance to finish as a top-12 option against them, which does include each of their last four opponents this year (Kyler Murray, Deshaun Watson, Marcus Mariota, and Jacoby Brissett). The crazy part is that none of them have had to throw more than 37 pass attempts to get there, as they all averaged 8.4 or more yards per attempt. Going to play in the dome at Atlanta has been a high-scoring stadium and it could allow for the Goff-led Rams offense to bounce back. He's in the top-12 quarterback options this week.It's now four straight weeks we've seen Stafford throw the ball 34 times or less, which is not a great recipe for fantasy success when he doesn't offer anything on the ground. Now on to play the Vikings defense that's allowed just 6.43 yards per attempt on the season? That's the sixth-lowest mark in football. They've allowed the 12th-fewest fantasy points to quarterbacks despite seeing the sixth-most passing attempts against them. Many will look at the 10 passing touchdowns they've allowed and think it's not a bad matchup, though a lot of that has come in garbage time against Matt Ryan, Derek Carr, and Carson Wentz. This should be a well fought game throughout as it's a divisional matchup against two teams familiar with each other. In two games against the Vikings last year, Stafford totaled just 315 yards and no touchdowns… in the two games combined. Stafford is just a mid-to-low-end QB2 this week.