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Experts' Pick
 
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
at CLE, Thu 8pm EDT
Questionable
 
 
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Updated: Oct 21st, 2021
96%
Recommended by
177 of 184 experts
4%
Recommended by
7 of 184 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 12# 19-
Best Rank# 10# 16-
Worst Rank# 14# 23-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at NYG at CLE-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. QBs perform close to their average vs NYGThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform a little better than their average vs CLE-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp21.916.7
Pass Yds226.4189.1
Pass TD22
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total123.0101.2-
Avg Game20.516.9-
Avg Projection17.916.5-
Week 616.121.3-
    
Misc 
    
Injury AlertFoot-
Weather57 F, Cloudy55 F, Overcast-
    
Expert Ranks 
Sam DarnoldTeddy BridgewaterAdd Player
    
Dylan Licciardo D. Licciardo
FF Gamers FF Gamers
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Jared Smola J. Smola
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The FFGhost T. FFGhost
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Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
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Wolf of Roto Street W. of Roto ...
Roto Street Journal Roto Street Journal
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Jeff Ratcliffe J. Ratcliffe
FTN FTN
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Kevin Tompkins K. Tompkins
BallBlast BallBlast
4 h
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Andy Holloway A. Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
4 h
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Doug Norrie D. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings Daily Fantasy Spor...
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Christopher Dell C. Dell
Betting Predators Betting Predators
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Razzball Razzball
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Jason Willan J. Willan
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
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Frank Stampfl F. Stampfl
CBS Sports CBS Sports
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Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
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Kevin English K. English
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
4 h
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Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
4 h
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Nathan Jahnke N. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
4 h
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Dylan Chappine D. Chappine
Wolf Sports Wolf Sports
4 h
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Husein Shabazz H. Shabazz
SleeperWire SleeperWire
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Allie Fontana A. Fontana
Fighting Chance Fantasy Fighting Chance Fa...
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Chet Gresham C. Gresham
DK Nation DK Nation
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Robert Waziak R. Waziak
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
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Andy Vanda A. Vanda
Take Your League Take Your League
4 h
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Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
4 h
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Jody Smith J. Smith
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
4 h
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Bob Van Duser B. Van Duser
Dynasty Rewind Dynasty Rewind
4 h
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Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
4 h
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Huseyin Aksu H. Aksu
Fantasy Couch Fantasy Couch
4 h
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Seth Miller S. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football Crossroads Fantasy...
4 h
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Zachary Hanshew Z. Hanshew
FantasyPros FantasyPros
4 h
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Sean Koerner S. Koerner
The Action Network The Action Network
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Matt Schauf M. Schauf
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
4 h
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Justin Dodds J. Dodds
SleeperWire SleeperWire
4 h
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Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
4 h
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Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
4 h
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Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
4 h
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Nick Raducanu N. Raducanu
Dr. Roto Dr. Roto
4 h
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Walter Cherepinsky W. Cherepinsky
WalterFootball WalterFootball
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Ken Zalis K. Zalis
Pressbox Pressbox
4 h
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Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
4 h
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Mike Harmon M. Harmon
Swollen Dome Swollen Dome
4 h
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Patrick Thorman P. Thorman
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4 h
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Matthew Freedman M. Freedman
FTN FTN
4 h
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Mike Randle M. Randle
BettingPros BettingPros
4 h
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Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
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4 h
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Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
4 h
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Jake Ciely J. Ciely
The Athletic The Athletic
4 h
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Kevin Hanson K. Hanson
EDSFootball EDSFootball
4 h
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Jordan Eisen J. Eisen
Field of Vision Sports Field of Vision Sp...
4 h
#14-
    
Matthew Hill M. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football DataForce Fantasy ...
4 h
#11#20-
    
Wilmar Chaves W. Chaves
Hablemos de Football Hablemos de Football
4 h
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Fantasy BR F. BR
Fantasy BR Fantasy BR
4 h
#11#20-
    
Tozzi Brothers T. Brothers
Legion Report Legion Report
4 h
#12#20-
    
Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
4 h
#12#20-
    
Chris Kennedy C. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners The Fantasy Headli...
4 h
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Dan Larocca D. Larocca
Locked In Football Locked In Football
4 h
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Rudy Gamble R. Gamble
Razzball Razzball
4 h
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Benjamin Klotz B. Klotz
Touchdown Squad Touchdown Squad
4 h
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Mitchell Carl M. Carl
Rise or Fall Rise or Fall
5 h
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Jorge B. Edwards J. B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
5 h
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Joey Wright J. Wright
Razzball Razzball
5 h
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David Biggs D. Biggs
Drink Five Drink Five
5 h
#10#21-
    
Matthew Betz M. Betz
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
5 h
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Rich Piazza R. Piazza
Fantasy Shed Fantasy Shed
5 h
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Jonathan Stone J. Stone
The Hateful 8 The Hateful 8
5 h
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Elvin Ryan E. Ryan
The Pregame HQ The Pregame HQ
5 h
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Dan Clasgens D. Clasgens
Get Sports Info Get Sports Info
5 h
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Travis Seel T. Seel
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
5 h
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Bart Wheeler B. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football Hail to Fantasy Fo...
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Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
5 h
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Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
5 h
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Mike Wright M. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
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Mick Ciallela M. Ciallela
Fantrax Fantrax
5 h
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Mundo Fantasy MX M. Fantasy MX
Mundo Fantasy Mundo Fantasy
5 h
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David Zach D. Zach
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
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Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
5 h
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Scott Engel S. Engel
RotoBaller RotoBaller
5 h
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Andy Singleton A. Singleton
Expand The Boxscore Expand The Boxscore
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Nick Mariano N. Mariano
RotoBaller RotoBaller
5 h
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Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
5 h
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Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
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Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
5 h
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Scott Spratt S. Spratt
Football Outsiders Football Outsiders
5 h
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Andrew Seifter A. Seifter
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
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Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
5 h
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Matthew McCarthy M. McCarthy
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
5 h
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Kate Magdziuk K. Magdziuk
BallBlast BallBlast
5 h
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Derek Dennington D. Dennington
The Good Old Boys Fantasy Football Podcast The Good Old Boys ...
5 h
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Dave Major D. Major
XN Sports XN Sports
5 h
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Jon Collins J. Collins
Fantasy Sports LR Fantasy Sports LR
5 h
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Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
5 h
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Chris Raybon C. Raybon
The Action Network The Action Network
5 h
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Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
5 h
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Steven Pintado S. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches The Fantasy Coaches
5 h
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Seth Keller S. Keller
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
5 h
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Michelle Magdziuk M. Magdziuk
BallBlast BallBlast
5 h
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Tyrell Maclachlan T. Maclachlan
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
5 h
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Ryan Noonan R. Noonan
4for4.com 4for4.com
5 h
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Scott Smith S. Smith
RotoViz RotoViz
5 h
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Ricky Lemon R. Lemon
The Fantasy Champions The Fantasy Champions
5 h
#12#20-
    
Raju Byfield R. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League Win My Fantasy League
5 h
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Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
5 h
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Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
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Kyle Cunningham-Rhoads K. Cunningh...
STATS STATS
5 h
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Aaron Schill A. Schill
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
5 h
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Bradley Stalder B. Stalder
FantasyData FantasyData
5 h
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Aaron Larson A. Larson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
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Bill Enright B. Enright
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
5 h
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Michael Hauff M. Hauff
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
6 h
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Anthony Staggs A. Staggs
Fanball Fanball
6 h
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Tyler Orginski T. Orginski
Fantasy Hot Read Fantasy Hot Read
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Dan Yanotchko D. Yanotchko
EDSFootball EDSFootball
6 h
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Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
6 h
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Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
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Mark Ringo M. Ringo
Sleepers and Busts Sleepers and Busts
6 h
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Matthew Williams M. Williams
The Athletic The Athletic
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Todd D Clark T. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix The Fantasy Fix
6 h
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Zach Greubel Z. Greubel
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
6 h
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Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
6 h
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Jeff Smith J. Smith
FantasyData FantasyData
6 h
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Staff Rankings S. Rankings
QB List QB List
6 h
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Dave Kluge D. Kluge
Footballguys Footballguys
6 h
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Ryan Hicks R. Hicks
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
6 h
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Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
7 h
#11#21-
    
Garret Price G. Price
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
7 h
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Jordan Rains J. Rains
The IDP Army The IDP Army
7 h
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Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
7 h
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Zach Brunner Z. Brunner
FlurrySports FlurrySports
7 h
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Jaime Eisner J. Eisner
The Draft Network The Draft Network
7 h
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Richard King R. King
King Fantasy Sports King Fantasy Sports
7 h
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Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
8 h
#12#19-
    
Marc Caviglia M. Caviglia
Bruno Boys Bruno Boys
8 h
#12#19-
    
Craig Phillips C. Phillips
FF Prophet FF Prophet
8 h
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Dave Richard D. Richard
CBS Sports CBS Sports
8 h
#16#14-
    
Chris Meaney C. Meaney
FTN FTN
8 h
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Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy New Life Fantasy
8 h
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Elisha Twerski E. Twerski
OddsChecker OddsChecker
8 h
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Matt De Lima M. De Lima
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
8 h
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John Paulsen J. Paulsen
4for4.com 4for4.com
8 h
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Brad Evans B. Evans
FadeTheNoise Podcast FadeTheNoise Podcast
9 h
#12#14-
    
Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
9 h
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Jamey Eisenberg J. Eisenberg
CBS Sports CBS Sports
10 h
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Billy Muzio B. Muzio
FantasyData FantasyData
10 h
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Kelly Smelser K. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland Punch Drunk Wonder...
10 h
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Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
10 h
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Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
10 h
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Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
10 h
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Site Projections S. Projections
numberFire numberFire
10 h
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James Bryer J. Bryer
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
11 h
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Blake Fincher B. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe Fantasy Football Cafe
11 h
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Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
11 h
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Peter Rogers P. Rogers
NerdBall Fantay Football NerdBall Fantay Fo...
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Sosa Kremenjas S. Kremenjas
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
11 h
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Alex Godshall A. Godshall
Beaver Dam Beaver Dam
11 h
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Kyle August K. August
Fantasy Football Smackdown Fantasy Football S...
13 h
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Jeff Paur J. Paur
RTSports RTSports
13 h
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Kevin Roberts K. Roberts
Breaking Football Breaking Football
13 h
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Jamie Calandro J. Calandro
Football Diehards Football Diehards
13 h
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Mike Maher M. Maher
FantasyPros FantasyPros
14 h
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Dominick Petrillo D. Petrillo
Fantasy Hot Read Fantasy Hot Read
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Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
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John Hesterman J. Hesterman
Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
16 h
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Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
17 h
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Adam Murfet A. Murfet
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
19 h
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Lawrence Jackson L. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord Fantasy Football Lord
19 h
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Ben Wasley B. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down The Fantasy First ...
21 h
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Geoff Lambert G. Lambert
Going For 2 Going For 2
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Donald Gibson D. Gibson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
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Mike Krueger M. Krueger
FFToday FFToday
1 d
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Nader Saba N. Saba
SleeperWire SleeperWire
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Liz Loza L. Loza
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
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Sebastian Ardura S. Ardura
Gurus Deportivos Gurus Deportivos
1 d
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Clayton Cadieux C. Cadieux
Fantasy Football From Up North Fantasy Football F...
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Tim Brosnan T. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips Tim's Fantasy Tips
1 d
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Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
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Tim Petropoulos T. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
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Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
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FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
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Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
2 d
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Jacob Wayne J. Wayne
Lineups Lineups
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Tommy Molioo T. Molioo
The Undroppables The Undroppables
2 d
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Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
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Michael Fabiano M. Fabiano
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. NYJ
24/35, 279 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, -1 yds, 1 td
at NYG
28/36, 264 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. NO
26/38, 305 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
at JAC
26/34, 328 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
4 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at HOU
23/34, 304 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
8 rush, 11 yds, 2 td
vs. NYJ
19/25, 235 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
4 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at DAL
26/39, 301 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
6 rush, 35 yds, 2 td
vs. BAL
7/16, 65 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. PHI
21/37, 177 pass yds, 1 td, 3 int
2 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
at PIT
24/38, 288 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. MIN
17/41, 207 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
4 rush, 48 yds, 0 td
vs. LV
35/49, 334 pass yds, 3 td, 3 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at NYG at CLE
Week 8 at ATL vs. WAS
Week 9 vs. NE at DAL
Week 10 at ARI vs. PHI
Week 11 vs. WASBYE WEEK
Week 12 at MIA vs. LAC
Week 13BYE WEEK at KC
Week 14 vs. ATL vs. DET
Week 15 at BUF vs. CIN
Week 16 vs. TB at LV
Week 17 at NO at LAC
Week 18 at TB vs. KC
Player Projections Comparison
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
at CLE, Thu 8pm EDT
Questionable
Passing
   
Pass Att34.733.4
Pass Cmp22.221.6
Pass Yards249.3243.0
Pass TDs1.51.5
Ints1.00.7
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts4.33.0
Rush Yards18.412.7
Rush TDs0.30.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.20.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points17.916.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
2021 Points 
Week 119.120.5
Week 219.921.2
Week 325.311.8
Week 433.56.8
Week 59.119.6
Week 616.121.3
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total123.0101.2
Average20.516.9
Notes for Player Combination
 
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
Sam Darnold
Sam Darnold
QB - CAR
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
at CLE, Thu 8pm EDT
Questionable
Expert 
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
Darnold started the season on a tear, posting huge stat lines and leading the Panthers to a 3-0 record. He even posted two top-5 games in Weeks 3-4. Sadly, he's fallen back to earth over his last two contests, but Darnold still ranks as QB11 on the season and has an excellent get-right game against the Giants in Week 7. Consider him a top-10 option for the inner-conference tilt. 
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
Panthers head coach Matt Rhule talked about wanting to re-establish the run after Carolina's Week 6 loss to Minnesota, which isn't the sort of thing Darnold investors want to hear. We knew Darnold was living a charmed life over the first month of the season. Through the first four weeks of the season, he was averaging 297.3 passing yards a game, had five TD runs and was the QB5 in fantasy scoring. Over the last two weeks, he's thrown two TD passes and four interceptions while averaging 192.0 passing yards. Week 7 could be a get-well spot for Darnold, who'll be facing a Giants defense that's yielding 22.1 fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks, sixth-highest in the league. The Giants rank 28th in opponent passer rating and have allowed 24 TD passes. Darnold is a low-end QB1 this week. With his new willingness to run, Darnold is an intriguing DraftKings value at $5,900.After opening the season 3-0, Denver has lost three straight, and a recent poll of Broncos fans showed that a majority favor benching Bridgewater in favor of Drew Lock. Assuming those fans are familiar with Lock's play, that's quite an indictment of Bridgewater. He actually ranks QB12 in fantasy scoring over the last two weeks, but his 622 passing yards and five TD passes over that span have been offset by four interceptions and seven sacks. Bridgewater's Week 6 numbers were artificially inflated by 22 fourth-quarter passing attempts, as the Raiders did a poor job of playing keep-away with a commanding lead. Not that Broncos head coach Vic Fangio is apt to cave into fans' demands, but the possibility of an in-game benching heightens the risk for any fantasy managers forced to bet on Bridgewater in Week 7. Plus, Bridgewater is now dealing with some sort of minor foot issue. He's going up against a staggering Browns defense that gave up four TD passes to Justin Herbert and Chargers in Week 5 and another four to Kyler Murray and the Cardinals in Week 7. Bridgewater isn't on par with those two premier passers, but this has been a different Cleveland defense than the one that terrorized Justin Fields and Kirk Cousins a few weeks ago. There's a wide range of possible outcomes for Bridgewater this week, but a ranking of QB21 reflects overall bearishness.
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.The Browns are just 25th against fantasy quarterbacks, but this may be a very conservative game looking to avoid mistakes with the Browns having a ton of injuries. Bridgewater is a QB2 on the road this week.