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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
vs. WAS, Sun 4pm EDT
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Expert
Percent


Updated: Oct 28th, 2021
96%
Recommended by
107 of 111 experts
4%
Recommended by
4 of 111 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 18# 23-
Best Rank# 15# 22-
Worst Rank# 21# 24-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. WAS at CLE-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform a little better than their average vs WASThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform a little better than their average vs CLE-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp23.117.5
Pass Yds263188.3
Pass TD2.42
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total116.079.2-
Avg Game16.613.2-
Avg Projection18.415.7-
Week 714.8-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather45 F, Patchy rain possible57 F, Sunny-
    
Expert Ranks 
Teddy BridgewaterBen RoethlisbergerAdd Player
    
Peter Rogers P. Rogers
NerdBall Fantay Football NerdBall Fantay Fo...
2 m
#18#23-
    
Dominick Petrillo D. Petrillo
Fantasy Hot Read Fantasy Hot Read
30 m
#18#23-
    
Kyle August K. August
Fantasy Football Smackdown Fantasy Football S...
40 m
#18#23-
    
Jeff Paur J. Paur
RTSports RTSports
43 m
#15#21-
    
Tim Petropoulos T. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
1 h
#18#23-
    
Clayton Cadieux C. Cadieux
Fantasy Football From Up North Fantasy Football F...
2 h
#16#23-
    
John Hesterman J. Hesterman
Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
2 h
#18#23-
    
Christopher Dell C. Dell
Betting Predators Betting Predators
3 h
#17#21-
    
Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
4 h
#21#23-
    
Marc Caviglia M. Caviglia
Bruno Boys Bruno Boys
8 h
#18#23-
    
Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
8 h
#18#23-
    
Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
8 h
#16#23-
    
Ellis Johnson E. Johnson
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
9 h
#19#30-
    
Nick Mariano N. Mariano
RotoBaller RotoBaller
9 h
#18#24-
    
Chris Meaney C. Meaney
FTN FTN
9 h
#18#23-
    
Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
11 h
#20#23-
    
Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
11 h
#15#24-
    
Michael Hauff M. Hauff
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
11 h
#18#23-
    
John Paulsen J. Paulsen
4for4.com 4for4.com
12 h
#15#23-
    
Scott Whitfield S. Whitfield
Roto Rankings Roto Rankings
12 h
#18#23-
    
Zach Greubel Z. Greubel
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
13 h
#16#24-
    
Aaron Larson A. Larson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
13 h
#20#23-
    
Armando Crespo A. Crespo
Eat.Sleep.Fantasy Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
13 h
#19#23-
    
Bart Wheeler B. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football Hail to Fantasy Fo...
13 h
#16#27-
    
Kevin Tompkins K. Tompkins
BallBlast BallBlast
13 h
#20#23-
    
Steven Pintado S. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches The Fantasy Coaches
14 h
#18#23-
    
Site Projections S. Projections
numberFire numberFire
14 h
#15#27-
    
Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
14 h
#17#25-
    
Site Rankings S. Rankings
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
14 h
#15#21-
    
Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
14 h
#18#23-
    
Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
Sports Gambling Podcast Network Sports Gambling Po...
14 h
#18#22-
    
Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
14 h
#17#26-
    
Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
14 h
#19#23-
    
Patrick Thorman P. Thorman
Establish the Run Establish the Run
15 h
#19#22-
    
Matthew McCarthy M. McCarthy
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
15 h
#18#23-
    
Dylan Licciardo D. Licciardo
FF Gamers FF Gamers
15 h
#20#22-
    
Ken Zalis K. Zalis
Pressbox Pressbox
15 h
#17#23-
    
David Biggs D. Biggs
Drink Five Drink Five
16 h
#18#23-
    
Joey Wright J. Wright
Razzball Razzball
16 h
#17#19-
    
Jamey Eisenberg J. Eisenberg
CBS Sports CBS Sports
16 h
#13#21-
    
Kevin Hanson K. Hanson
EDSFootball EDSFootball
16 h
#16#23-
    
Andrew Seifter A. Seifter
FantasyPros FantasyPros
16 h
#15#20-
    
David Zach D. Zach
FantasyPros FantasyPros
17 h
#12#23-
    
Nate Marcum N. Marcum
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
17 h
#19#23-
    
Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
17 h
#18#22-
    
Wolf of Roto Street W. of Roto ...
Roto Street Journal Roto Street Journal
17 h
#18#21-
    
Chet Gresham C. Gresham
DK Nation DK Nation
17 h
#18#23-
    
Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
18 h
#15#21-
    
Zachary Hanshew Z. Hanshew
FantasyPros FantasyPros
18 h
#12#11-
    
Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
18 h
#17#23-
    
Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
19 h
#20#25-
    
Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
19 h
#19#23-
    
Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
19 h
#23#22-
    
Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
19 h
#17#22-
    
Andy Holloway A. Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
19 h
#21#23-
    
Lawrence Jackson L. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord Fantasy Football Lord
19 h
#16#25-
    
Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
20 h
#15#24-
    
Tommy Molioo T. Molioo
The Undroppables The Undroppables
20 h
#16#22-
    
Dan Larocca D. Larocca
Locked In Football Locked In Football
20 h
#16#27-
    
Matthew Hill M. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football DataForce Fantasy ...
20 h
#18#23-
    
Matthew Freedman M. Freedman
FTN FTN
20 h
#16#22-
    
Adam Murfet A. Murfet
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
20 h
#19#23-
    
Kyle Cunningham-Rhoads K. Cunningh...
STATS STATS
20 h
#20#13-
    
Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy New Life Fantasy
20 h
#18#24-
    
Tim Brosnan T. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips Tim's Fantasy Tips
20 h
#18#25-
    
Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
20 h
#16#25-
    
Brad Evans B. Evans
FadeTheNoise Podcast FadeTheNoise Podcast
21 h
#18#24-
    
Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
21 h
#16#21-
    
Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
21 h
#19#23-
    
Aaron Schill A. Schill
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
22 h
#18#23-
    
Jaime Eisner J. Eisner
The Draft Network The Draft Network
22 h
#11#24-
    
Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
22 h
#15#24-
    
Zach Brunner Z. Brunner
FlurrySports FlurrySports
23 h
#17#23-
    
Garret Price G. Price
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
23 h
#23#27-
    
Scott Spratt S. Spratt
Football Outsiders Football Outsiders
23 h
#14#20-
    
Seth Keller S. Keller
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
1 d
#19#23-
    
Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#20#24-
    
Dave Richard D. Richard
CBS Sports CBS Sports
1 d
#14-
    
Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
1 d
#18#23-
    
Dan Clasgens D. Clasgens
Get Sports Info Get Sports Info
1 d
#16#23-
    
Robert Waziak R. Waziak
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
1 d
#15#23-
    
Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
1 d
#15#24-
    
Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
1 d
#17#23-
    
Donkey Teeth D. Teeth
Razzball Razzball
1 d
#16#24-
    
Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
1 d
#18#22-
    
Liz Loza L. Loza
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#19#23-
    
Staff Rankings S. Rankings
QB List QB List
1 d
#21#23-
    
Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#19#23-
    
Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#19#23-
    
Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
1 d
#18#22-
    
Geoff Lambert G. Lambert
Going For 2 Going For 2
1 d
#19#23-
    
Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
2 d
#21#23-
    
Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
2 d
#18#23-
    
Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#19#23-
    
Jorge B. Edwards J. B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
2 d
#19#23-
    
Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
2 d
#17#24-
    
Mike Krueger M. Krueger
FFToday FFToday
2 d
#15#18-
    
Walter Cherepinsky W. Cherepinsky
WalterFootball WalterFootball
2 d
#25#29-
    
Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
2 d
#19#23-
    
Sebastian Ardura S. Ardura
Gurus Deportivos Gurus Deportivos
2 d
#16#23-
    
Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
2 d
#17#18-
    
Blake Fincher B. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe Fantasy Football Cafe
2 d
#19#23-
    
Allie Fontana A. Fontana
Fighting Chance Fantasy Fighting Chance Fa...
2 d
#19#23-
    
Mike Wright M. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
2 d
#19#23-
    
Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#21#23-
    
Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#21#23-
    
Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#21#23-
    
Jacob Wayne J. Wayne
Lineups Lineups
2 d
#24#25-
    
Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
2 d
#22#23-
    
Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
3 d
#20#24-
    
Jordan Rains J. Rains
The IDP Army The IDP Army
3 d
#26#22-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at NYG
28/36, 264 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
at BUF
18/32, 188 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
4 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at JAC
26/34, 328 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
4 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
vs. LV
27/40, 295 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
Week 3 vs. NYJ
19/25, 235 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
4 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
vs. CIN
38/58, 318 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
1 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. BAL
7/16, 65 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
at GB
26/40, 232 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
Week 5 at PIT
24/38, 288 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
vs. DEN
15/25, 253 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. LV
35/49, 334 pass yds, 3 td, 3 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
29/40, 229 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, -3 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at CLE
23/33, 187 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. WAS at CLE
Week 9 at DAL vs. CHI
Week 10 vs. PHI vs. DET
Week 11BYE WEEK at LAC
Week 12 vs. LAC at CIN
Week 13 at KC vs. BAL
Week 14 vs. DET at MIN
Week 15 vs. CIN vs. TEN
Week 16 at LV at KC
Week 17 at LAC vs. CLE
Week 18 vs. KC at BAL
Player Projections Comparison
 
vs. WAS, Sun 4pm EDT
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att35.036.9
Pass Cmp23.623.5
Pass Yards263.5252.6
Pass TDs1.81.6
Ints0.80.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.01.1
Rush Yards12.52.2
Rush TDs0.10.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.10.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points18.415.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2021 Points 
Week 120.512.0
Week 221.214.8
Week 311.815.2
Week 46.810.3
Week 519.616.0
Week 621.310.9
Week 714.8
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total116.079.2
Average16.613.2
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. WAS, Sun 4pm EDT
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
Washington has been a dream matchup for quarterbacks this season. The Football Team is giving up 30 points per game to opposing QBs and has allowed a league-high 19 TD passes. Bridgewater hasn't exactly been hyper-efficient lately, averaging 6.4 yards per attempt over his last four games, but he's thrown seven TD passes over his last three starts. The attractive matchup makes him a midrange QB2 for Week 8. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
 So far this season, Big Ben has yet to finish higher than the QB18 any week that he's played. This offense doesn't appear to be going anywhere any time soon and there's not much upside to playing Roethlisberger in this divisional matchup that's most likely going to be a low-scoring affair. The Browns are allowing the fourth most fantasy points to opposing QBs this season, so it's at least worth considering Ben as a QB2 option in Superflex leagues, but that's about it.