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Josh Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
vs. PIT, Sun 1pm EDT
at KC, Sun 4pm EDT
 
 
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ECR# 8# 29-
Best Rank# 4# 15-
Worst Rank# 16# 32-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. PIT at KC-
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Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp18.621.8
Pass Yds194.4236.2
Pass TD1.41.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total432.5255.8-
Avg Game25.416.0-
Avg Projection18.714.7-
2019 Average25.416.0-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. PIT at KC
Week 2 at MIA vs. HOU
Week 3 vs. WAS vs. CHI
Week 4 vs. HOU at MIN
Week 5 at KC at LAC
Week 6 at TEN vs. ARI
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. DEN
Week 8 vs. MIA vs. PIT
Week 9 at JAC at CIN
Week 10 at NYJ at NE
Week 11 vs. IND vs. DET
Week 12 at NO at BAL
Week 13 vs. NEBYE WEEK
Week 14 at TB vs. BAL
Week 15 vs. CAR vs. LV
Week 16 at NE at GB
Week 17 vs. ATL at PIT
Player Projections Comparison
 
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
vs. PIT, Sun 1pm EDT
at KC, Sun 4pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att31.736.1
Pass Cmp18.321.9
Pass Yards218.7260.0
Pass TDs1.21.3
Ints0.91.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts7.42.3
Rush Yards41.29.6
Rush TDs0.50.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.20.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points18.714.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
2020 Points 
Week 128.210.9
Week 234.516.3
Week 332.214.3
Week 425.415.2
Week 518.317.6
Week 616.17.3
Week 716.430.8
Week 813.57.8
Week 936.0
Week 1028.45.4
Week 117.1
Week 1216.518.4
Week 1330.128.5
Week 1419.331.0
Week 1537.721.0
Week 1632.38.0
Week 1720.316.2
Total432.5255.8
Average25.416.0
Notes for Player Combination
 
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
Josh Allen
Josh Allen
QB - BUF
vs. PIT, Sun 1pm EDT
at KC, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Allen is a low-end QB1 this week. He scored 16 points against the Bills in Week 1 of last year, and he got some rest during their Week 17 matchup. That's not great, but he should easily beat that number this weekend. The Jets no longer have Jamal Adams in the secondary, and Allen will have Stefon Diggs to throw to as well. That said, if the Bills get out to too big of a lead, they'll probably end up running the ball with SIngletary and Moss. So while I'm comfortable playing Allen as a QB1 this week, I think that what should be a run-heavy game script limits his upside.I'm out on Baker Mayfield this week. The Oklahoma product scored 15.8 and 14.1 points against the Ravens last year, and while those are decent numbers, they came with ex-head coach Freddie Kitchens at the helm. New head coach (and offensive play-caller) Kevin Stefanski should emphasize the run a good bit more, and that'll reduce Mayfield's volume-based value. Worse, the Ravens' defense is one of the best in the league, and Marcus Peters could easily snag a pick on Sunday. Avoid Mayfield even in 2QB/superflex formats.
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
Allen finished as fantasy's QB6 last season after increasing his toucdowns and cleaning up his turnovers. Allen won't have a high volume of pass attempts, but he's got an enormous arm and can make big plays with his arm and his legs due to his tremendous rushing abilities. The Jets defense will have its hands full trying to contain Allen, who now has Stefon Diggs available out wide.Mayfield noticeably regressed in 2019, and this is a make-or-break year for the 2018 No. 1 pick. Under new head coach Kevin Stefanski, the Browns will likely adopt a more run-friendly gameplan designed to limit Mayfield's volume and increase his efficiency. His real-life numbers should improve, and he will likely take a step forward, but Week 1 at Baltimore won't be the time to break out. It's a tough matchup, and I'll fade Baker here.
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
Josh Allen is one of the most hotly debated quarterbacks in the NFL. Regardless of where you stand in the Allen camp, it's important to understand just how productive he's been for fantasy football. He's rushed for 500+ yards in each of his two seasons and while his passing has been inconsistent, he's never had weapons like this. Stefon Diggs joins John Brown and Cole Beasley in one of the best receiving trios in the NFL. The Jets' defense should be reeling in Week 1 after losing Jamal Adams and I expect Allen to take advantage on the ground as well as through the air.Baker Mayfield should benefit greatly from the offseason overhaul the Browns underwent offensively. Jack Conklin will be a force at left tackle, Austin Hooper should provide a productive safety blanket over the middle, and Kevin Stefanski should boost Mayfield's efficiency exponentially. However, the Ravens allowed the 2nd-fewest fantasy points to quarterbacks last year and Mayfield averaged about 15 points in two games against them last year. Mayfield has some upside this season but I don't want to play him in Week 1.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
There are some positive changes around Allen this year, as he's got himself a new stud wide receiver in Stefon Diggs, as well as another stable option at running back with rookie Zack Moss. We know regression will hit him on the ground, as he scored nine rushing touchdowns while rushing for 510 yards. By comparison, Lamar Jackson scored seven rushing touchdowns while rushing for 1,206 yards. At the same time, we have room for growth with Allen through the air, as he struggled to complete the deep ball in 2019. The Jets weren't a team that allowed many deep passes to be completed last year, but they've also lost the two centerpieces of their defense, as safety Jamal Adams is now with the Seahawks, and linebacker C.J. Mosley opted out. Their cornerback unit is one of the worst in football, too. So, when you look at Allen's stats against this team last year, they won't even make any sense because it's a different team. Knowing there were just two games Allen totaled less than 15.96 fantasy points last year, there should be no concern starting him here as a high-floor option, especially when you know he averaged 6.7 more fantasy points when the Bills won last year. The only concern for his ceiling is lack of competition on the other side of the ball.It was a bad season for everyone involved on the Browns last year, and Mayfield was no exception. The crazy part about this matchup, however, is that Mayfield has thrown for 342 or more yards in three of his four career games against the Ravens. He's also thrown seven touchdowns in those four games, so he hasn't been useless like many quarterbacks have against John Harbaugh's defense. As crazy as it may sound, Mayfield had two of the top six quarterback performances the Ravens allowed last year. That's not saying much, as they allowed just one quarterback more than 15.8 fantasy points, but it's still noteworthy. The Ravens defense is loaded with talent, though losing Earl Thomas is going to hurt. The Ravens have gone from Tony Jefferson and Thomas, to now starting DeShon Elliott and Chuck Clark. Their cornerback unit is one of the best in the game, and they held Odell Beckham to just six catches for 64 yards over the two games combined last year. Knowing Jarvis Landry is coming off hip surgery, the top two options that Mayfield has may struggle against these cornerbacks. Under Kevin Stefanski, we should be expecting a run-heavy attack, though that will need to be abandoned if they fall behind, like the line suggests. There are too many unknowns here to start Mayfield with any confidence in this matchup, especially considering the way this team looked last year. If you want to play Mayfield, do it in tournaments, as the over/under is higher than expected.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Allen was not particularly strong against the Jets last year. In 2 games, he tallied 259 yards passing, 38 yards rushing, 1 passing TD, and 1 rushing TD. The Jets at home is a great matchup, but there is some risk given how average he was against the Jets last year.