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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
BYE WEEK
 
 
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Expert
Percent


Updated: Oct 20th, 2021
100%
Recommended by
101 of 101 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 101 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 12-
Best Rank# 10-
Worst Rank# 13-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at NYG-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. QBs perform close to their average vs NYGThis is a 0 star matchup. QBs perform worse than their average vs -
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp21.9NAN
Pass Yds226.4NAN
Pass TD2NAN
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total123.0126.4-
Avg Game20.521.1-
Avg Projection18.0-
Week 616.128.5-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor-
    
Expert Ranks 
Sam DarnoldKirk CousinsAdd Player
    
Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
2 m
#13-
    
Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy New Life Fantasy
31 m
#13-
    
Kevin Tompkins K. Tompkins
BallBlast BallBlast
32 m
#11-
    
Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
38 m
#10-
    
Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
44 m
#11-
    
Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
45 m
#12-
    
Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
49 m
#11-
    
Aaron Larson A. Larson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
53 m
#11-
    
Andrew Seifter A. Seifter
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 h
#16-
    
Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
2 h
#14-
    
Dylan Licciardo D. Licciardo
FF Gamers FF Gamers
2 h
#10-
    
Chet Gresham C. Gresham
DK Nation DK Nation
2 h
#11-
    
Rich Piazza R. Piazza
Fantasy Shed Fantasy Shed
2 h
#12-
    
Nader Saba N. Saba
SleeperWire SleeperWire
2 h
#12-
    
Patrick Thorman P. Thorman
Establish the Run Establish the Run
3 h
#12-
    
David Biggs D. Biggs
Drink Five Drink Five
3 h
#11-
    
Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
3 h
#13-
    
Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
3 h
#12-
    
Aaron Schill A. Schill
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
3 h
#9-
    
Kevin Hanson K. Hanson
EDSFootball EDSFootball
3 h
#12-
    
Wolf of Roto Street W. of Roto ...
Roto Street Journal Roto Street Journal
3 h
#10-
    
Staff Rankings S. Rankings
QB List QB List
4 h
#9-
    
Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
5 h
#16-
    
Liz Loza L. Loza
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#11-
    
David Zach D. Zach
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
#10-
    
Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
5 h
#12-
    
Sebastian Ardura S. Ardura
Gurus Deportivos Gurus Deportivos
5 h
#13-
    
Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
#14-
    
Brad Evans B. Evans
FadeTheNoise Podcast FadeTheNoise Podcast
7 h
#12-
    
Frank Stampfl F. Stampfl
CBS Sports CBS Sports
7 h
#13-
    
Zach Greubel Z. Greubel
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
7 h
#12-
    
Zach Brunner Z. Brunner
FlurrySports FlurrySports
7 h
#12-
    
Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
7 h
#13-
    
Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
8 h
#13-
    
Scott Spratt S. Spratt
Football Outsiders Football Outsiders
8 h
#13-
    
Andy Holloway A. Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
8 h
#11-
    
Mike Wright M. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
8 h
#11-
    
Husein Shabazz H. Shabazz
SleeperWire SleeperWire
8 h
#11-
    
Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
8 h
#11-
    
Andy Vanda A. Vanda
Take Your League Take Your League
8 h
#12-
    
Clayton Cadieux C. Cadieux
Fantasy Football From Up North Fantasy Football F...
9 h
#12-
    
Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
9 h
#10-
    
Mark Ringo M. Ringo
Sleepers and Busts Sleepers and Busts
9 h
#11-
    
Tim Brosnan T. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips Tim's Fantasy Tips
10 h
#12-
    
Ken Zalis K. Zalis
Pressbox Pressbox
10 h
#12-
    
Jordan Eisen J. Eisen
Field of Vision Sports Field of Vision Sp...
10 h
#14-
    
Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
10 h
#12-
    
Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
10 h
#11-
    
Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
10 h
#12-
    
Garret Price G. Price
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
10 h
#12-
    
Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
10 h
#17-
    
Matthew Hill M. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football DataForce Fantasy ...
11 h
#11-
    
Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
11 h
#12-
    
Jaime Eisner J. Eisner
The Draft Network The Draft Network
11 h
#12-
    
Jamey Eisenberg J. Eisenberg
CBS Sports CBS Sports
12 h
#14-
    
Tim Petropoulos T. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
12 h
#10-
    
Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
12 h
#11-
    
Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
13 h
#11-
    
Kyle Cunningham-Rhoads K. Cunningh...
STATS STATS
13 h
#17-
    
Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
14 h
#13-
    
Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
14 h
#11-
    
Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
14 h
#10-
    
John Paulsen J. Paulsen
4for4.com 4for4.com
14 h
#11-
    
Dave Richard D. Richard
CBS Sports CBS Sports
15 h
#16-
    
Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
15 h
#11-
    
Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
15 h
#11-
    
Dan Clasgens D. Clasgens
Get Sports Info Get Sports Info
16 h
#12-
    
Raju Byfield R. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League Win My Fantasy League
16 h
#9-
    
Site Projections S. Projections
numberFire numberFire
16 h
#16-
    
Site Rankings S. Rankings
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
16 h
#9-
    
Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
17 h
#9-
    
Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
19 h
#11-
    
Tyrell Maclachlan T. Maclachlan
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
21 h
#12-
    
Donkey Teeth D. Teeth
Razzball Razzball
21 h
#12-
    
Jorge B. Edwards J. B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
23 h
#11-
    
Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
23 h
#13-
    
Joey Wright J. Wright
Razzball Razzball
24 h
#11-
    
Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
1 d
#11-
    
Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
1 d
#13-
    
Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#11-
    
Bob Van Duser B. Van Duser
Dynasty Rewind Dynasty Rewind
1 d
#11-
    
Robert Waziak R. Waziak
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
1 d
#12-
    
Jacob Wayne J. Wayne
Lineups Lineups
1 d
#16-
    
Peter Rogers P. Rogers
NerdBall Fantay Football NerdBall Fantay Fo...
1 d
#10-
    
Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
1 d
#10-
    
Walter Cherepinsky W. Cherepinsky
WalterFootball WalterFootball
1 d
#23-
    
Mike Krueger M. Krueger
FFToday FFToday
1 d
#18-
    
Tommy Molioo T. Molioo
The Undroppables The Undroppables
1 d
#17-
    
Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
Sports Gambling Podcast Network Sports Gambling Po...
1 d
#11-
    
Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#11-
    
Geoff Lambert G. Lambert
Going For 2 Going For 2
1 d
#11-
    
Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
1 d
#12-
    
Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
1 d
#14-
    
Matthew McCarthy M. McCarthy
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
1 d
#16-
    
Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
1 d
#11-
    
Zachary Hanshew Z. Hanshew
FantasyPros FantasyPros
1 d
#11-
    
Todd D Clark T. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix The Fantasy Fix
1 d
#11-
    
Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#16-
    
Matthew Freedman M. Freedman
FTN FTN
2 d
#14-
    
Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#12-
    
Jordan Rains J. Rains
The IDP Army The IDP Army
2 d
#10-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. NYJ
24/35, 279 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, -1 yds, 1 td
at CIN
36/49, 351 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
Week 2 vs. NO
26/38, 305 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
at ARI
22/32, 244 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 35 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at HOU
23/34, 304 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
8 rush, 11 yds, 2 td
vs. SEA
30/38, 323 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at DAL
26/39, 301 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
6 rush, 35 yds, 2 td
vs. CLE
20/38, 203 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
2 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. PHI
21/37, 177 pass yds, 1 td, 3 int
2 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
25/34, 275 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
1 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. MIN
17/41, 207 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
4 rush, 48 yds, 0 td
at CAR
33/48, 373 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at NYGBYE WEEK
Week 8 at ATL vs. DAL
Week 9 vs. NE at BAL
Week 10 at ARI at LAC
Week 11 vs. WAS vs. GB
Week 12 at MIA at SF
Week 13BYE WEEK at DET
Week 14 vs. ATL vs. PIT
Week 15 at BUF at CHI
Week 16 vs. TB vs. LAR
Week 17 at NO at GB
Week 18 at TB vs. CHI
Player Projections Comparison
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
BYE WEEK
Passing
   
Pass Att34.7
Pass Cmp22.4
Pass Yards250.8
Pass TDs1.5
Ints1.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts4.3
Rush Yards18.2
Rush TDs0.3
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points18.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
2021 Points 
Week 119.122.0
Week 219.925.3
Week 325.325.1
Week 433.511.1
Week 59.114.4
Week 616.128.5
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total123.0126.4
Average20.521.1
Notes for Player Combination
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins
QB - MIN
BYE WEEK
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Darnold has just 25 fantasy points over the last two weeks and he has not been as good since Christian McCaffrey went down with an injury. Darnold is a low-upside QB2 on the road this week.