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Experts' Pick
 
 
at HOU, Sun 4pm EST
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
at DET, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Jan 3rd, 2021
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75 of 83 experts
10%
Recommended by
8 of 83 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 4# 6-
Best Rank# 2# 4-
Worst Rank# 7# 11-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at HOU at DET-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform a litter better than their average vs HOUThis is a 5 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs DET-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.921.3
Pass Yds228253.2
Pass TD1.72.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total350.3319.2-
Avg Game21.920.0-
Avg Projection19.519.1-
Week 1618.323.6-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoorIndoor-
    
Expert Ranks 
Ryan TannehillKirk CousinsAdd Player
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
01/03
#6#7-
    
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
01/03
#5#6-
    
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
01/03
#3#6-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
12/30
#4#9-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
12/30
#3#6-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
01/01
#4#9-
    
Adam MurfetA. Murfet
5 Yard Rush
12/31
#4#5-
    
Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
01/03
#8#10-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
12/30
#5#10-
    
Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
01/03
#4#6-
    
Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
01/03
#3#6-
    
Scott SprattS. Spratt
Football Outsiders
01/03
#5#10-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
01/03
#5#4-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
01/03
#3#6-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
01/02
#4#5-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
01/03
#4#9-
    
Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
01/03
#4#5-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
01/03
#3#6-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
01/03
#3#6-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
01/03
#5#4-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
12/30
#3#6-
    
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
01/03
#4#7-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
01/03
#2#7-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
01/02
#3#5-
    
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
01/02
#4#6-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
01/03
#3#6-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
01/03
#3#6-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
SleeperWire
01/03
#5#6-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
01/03
#3#7-
    
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/03
#4#6-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
12/30
#4#9-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
01/03
#6#3-
    
The FFGhostT. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
01/03
#4#12-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
12/30
#6#11-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
01/03
#3#6-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
01/03
#5#10-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
01/03
#4#5-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
01/03
#5#11-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
01/02
#7#5-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
12/27
#3#5-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
01/02
#4#8-
    
Ellis JohnsonE. Johnson
True North Fantasy Football
01/03
#5#7-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
01/03
#4#12-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
01/03
#5#7-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
12/28
#5#10-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
01/03
#4#8-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
12/31
#4#5-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
01/01
#4#5-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
01/03
#5#10-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
01/03
#3#16-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
01/02
#6#3-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
01/02
#4#5-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
01/03
#3#6-
    
John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
4for4.com
01/03
#2#6-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
01/03
#5#11-
    
Site ProjectionsS. Proj...
numberFire
01/03
#4#6-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
12/29
#4#6-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
01/03
#2#6-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
01/03
#4#10-
    
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
01/02
#5#10-
    
Mike KruegerM. Krueger
FFToday
01/02
#9#7-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
01/01
#5#14-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
01/02
#5#7-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
12/31
#2#10-
    
Aaron LarsonA. Larson
FantasyPros
01/02
#3#9-
    
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
01/02
#4#11-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
01/01
#4#6-
    
Michael FabianoM. Fabiano
Sports Illustrated
01/01
#2#6-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
12/31
#4#7-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
12/31
#5#4-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
12/31
#5#13-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
12/31
#5#10-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
12/31
#6#11-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
12/30
#2#5-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
12/29
#5#10-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
12/30
#5#10-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
12/31
#6#11-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
12/30
#4#8-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
12/29
#2#6-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
12/29
#5#11-
    
Elvin RyanE. Ryan
The Pregame HQ
12/29
#5#12-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
12/28
#7#13-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
11/30
#6#4-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN
29/43, 249 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
19/25, 259 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
4 rush, 34 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. JAC
18/24, 239 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
4 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
at IND
11/26, 113 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
Week 3 at MIN
23/37, 321 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
4 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
vs. TEN
16/27, 251 pass yds, 3 td, 2 int
2 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
Week 4BYE WEEK at HOU
16/22, 260 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
4 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. BUF
21/28, 195 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
4 rush, 42 yds, 1 td
at SEA
27/39, 249 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. HOU
30/41, 366 pass yds, 4 td, 1 int
vs. ATL
24/36, 343 pass yds, 3 td, 3 int
Week 7 vs. PIT
18/30, 220 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 8 at CIN
18/30, 233 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
at GB
11/14, 160 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
Week 9 vs. CHI
10/21, 158 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
13/20, 220 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
Week 10 vs. IND
15/27, 147 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
at CHI
25/36, 292 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at BAL
22/31, 259 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
4 rush, 35 yds, 0 td
vs. DAL
22/30, 314 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 12 at IND
13/22, 221 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 3 yds, 1 td
vs. CAR
34/45, 307 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
3 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. CLE
29/45, 389 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
vs. JAC
28/43, 305 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
3 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at JAC
19/24, 212 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
at TB
24/37, 225 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 41 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. DET
21/27, 273 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
3 rush, 21 yds, 2 td
vs. CHI
24/35, 271 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
3 rush, 25 yds, 0 td
Week 16 at GB
11/24, 121 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
3 rush, 55 yds, 1 td
at NO
27/41, 291 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
Week 17 at HOU at DET
Player Projections Comparison
 
at HOU, Sun 4pm EST
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
at DET, Sun 1pm EST
Passing
   
Pass Att30.234.0
Pass Cmp20.022.7
Pass Yards256.7280.7
Pass TDs2.12.2
Ints0.50.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts2.91.8
Rush Yards13.47.1
Rush TDs0.10.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.10.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points19.519.1
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
2020 Points 
Week 119.422.8
Week 226.81.5
Week 312.721.4
Week 414.9
Week 530.015.2
Week 629.626.7
Week 717.3
Week 818.310.4
Week 914.620.8
Week 1010.818.6
Week 1122.923.0
Week 1219.126.2
Week 1328.622.4
Week 1416.517.1
Week 1537.020.3
Week 1618.323.6
Week 1728.434.3
Total350.3319.2
Average21.920.0
Notes for Player Combination
 
at HOU, Sun 4pm EST
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
at DET, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Texans are 15th against fantasy quarterbacks, Tannehill should rebound from a subpar performance in Green Bay.The VIkings will probably pass a little more than normal with Dalvin Cook out this week. That should make Cousins a QB1 on the road against a horrible Lions D.