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vs. HOU, Thu 8pm EDT
Lamar Jackson
QB - BAL
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. HOU vs. CLE-
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Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp23.623.2
Pass Yds256.5247.6
Pass TD1.91.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total417.9341.7-
Avg Game24.622.8-
2019 Average24.622.8-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Lamar Jackson
QB - BAL
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. HOU vs. CLE
Week 2 at LAC at HOU
Week 3 at BAL vs. KC
Week 4 vs. NE at WAS
Week 5 vs. LV vs. CIN
Week 6 at BUF at PHI
Week 7 at DENBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. NYJ vs. PIT
Week 9 vs. CAR at IND
Week 10BYE WEEK at NE
Week 11 at LV vs. TEN
Week 12 at TB at PIT
Week 13 vs. DEN vs. DAL
Week 14 at MIA at CLE
Week 15 at NO vs. JAC
Week 16 vs. ATL vs. NYG
Week 17 vs. LAC at CIN
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Lamar Jackson
QB - BAL
2020 Points 
Week 120.427.5
Week 227.517.6
Week 340.014.2
Week 420.226.0
Week 530.714.5
Week 620.628.2
Week 712.0
Week 836.616.8
Week 931.518.6
Week 1022.5
Week 1122.517.5
Week 1231.3
Week 1319.326.7
Week 1421.634.9
Week 1525.930.2
Week 1620.221.3
Week 1725.2
Total417.9341.7
Average24.622.8
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. HOU, Thu 8pm EDT
Lamar Jackson
QB - BAL
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 Here's a crazy stat on Jackson that I thought was interesting. He didn't throw for more than 238 yards after Week 3. It just goes to show that he doesn't need to do much through the air to produce elite numbers. He tagged the Browns for 485 yards and six passing touchdowns last year and chipped in another 169 yards on the ground. That's all irrelevant in 2020, though, as the Browns defense is now under Joe Woods. He was the defensive coordinator in Denver for both the 2017 and 2018 seasons, then went to San Francisco for the 2019 season to be the defensive backs coach. We don't have a large sample size to draw from, as his time in Denver was a bit up-and-down, but what most don't understand is that this Browns defense has a lot of talent. One thing that I want to mention about Woods' defense is that his defenses in Denver ranked No. 1 against mobile quarterbacks in 2018 and No. 5 against them in 2019. They allowed fewer than 130 rushing yards to quarterbacks in each season. Still, learning a new offense and defense with virtually no offseason while your opponent has everyone returning is a problem. Jackson is a problem. When we have a quarterback who scored 19.8 or more fantasy points in 14-of-15 games last year, he's an elite every-week starter when on the field. The Browns defense might be improved, but I think it takes some time to develop chemistry. As always, Jackson is in play for both cash and tournaments.
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
 The Browns were only middle-of-the-road against QBs last season, and that figures to be the case again in 2020. Fresh off an MVP and an overall QB1 finish, Jackson will look to keep momentum on his side with a favorable home matchup with the Browns. In two meetings last season, L-Jax threw for 485 yards, 6 TDs and 2 INTs with 169 rushing yards. He's one of the best plays at his position for Week 1.
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
The last time we saw Patrick Mahomes on the field against the Texans, he was leading his Chiefs to the biggest comeback in franchise history in the playoffs. Houston had the seventh-worst defense in fantasy points allowed to quarterbacks last year and arguably got worse after losing a couple of veteran players. In his last two Week 1 games, Mahomes threw for a combined 7 touchdowns and 0 interceptions. I expect the reigning Super Bowl MVP to have another jaw-dropping Week 1 stat line that makes him the QB1 on the week.Lamar Jackson scored 24+ fantasy points in each of his two games against the Browns last season and he's a solid bet to do the same in Week 1. Cleveland allowed the 11th-most fantasy points to QBs last year, and while their defense should be somewhat improved, Jackson is an impossible force to handle. Jackson's rushing production allowed him to finish as a top-6 fantasy QB 73.3% of the time last season and I would be shocked to see him finish outside of that range in Week 1.
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Mahomes and the Chiefs head into Thursday Night Football as heavy betting favorites. They have the largest implied point total of the week, as the BettingPros consensus odds indicate that they should score 36.25 points! Mahomes is an easy QB1 option if the Chiefs even approach that number, so you should start him with confidence in his early matchup. While Travis Kelce's health is in question, I'm not going to fade Mahomes as a result.The Ravens lost two regular-season games last year: one to the Chiefs, and one to the Browns. Jackson still put up 24.5 points in the defeat, however, and he should be able to post a similar performance here. The Browns look like a much better team this year, especially as they added safety Ronnie Harrison a few days ago, but I'm not confident in their ability to slow down the Ravens' dual-threat attack.
Steven Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
Must StartMust Start
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Texans allowed the 3rd most points to fantasy quarterbacks last year and the Chiefs remain a very dangerous offense. Mahomes should have a monster game in Week 1 at home.Jackson had 485 yards passing, 169 yards rushing, and six passing touchdowns in 2 games against the Browns last year. He should be an elite QB1 play at home against the Browns.