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Kirk
Cousins
College Michigan State
Team Minnesota Vikings
8QB
6'3"Height
202Weight
30Age
8Exp
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Kirk Cousins's Fantasy Scouting Report

2018 FANTASY RECAP AND 2019 FANTASY PROJECTION

Kirk Cousins had a good, but not elite, year in fantasy. He was the number #12 ranked QB. Even though he missed a few games, he played enough to make his overall fantasy rank better than what it is based on average fantasy points where he is the #18 QB. His production dropped throughout the season. In his first 5 games he averaged 25.5 FPs and that declined to 19.3 in his final 6 games. His standard deviation divided by his average is 0.43 which is close to the league ratio. He averaged 21 FPs, but on any given day his projected ceiling is as high as 40 fantasy points with a floor of 9 points. Kirk Cousins (2019 Season Projection: 4295 Yards, 25 TDs, 14 INTs, 143 Rushyd) is projected to take a slight step downward in the upcoming fantasy season. His rank based on total projected fantasy points has him as the #18 player at his position.

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CURRENT CAREER TREND AND STATISTICS

His per game fantasy average is down 7 percent from two seasons ago.

PAST FANTASY PERFORMANCE (2017 TO 2018)

He was the #12 ranked fantasy QB based on total fantasy points. He averaged 21 FP per game (#18 ranked based on average). He is trending down based on lower per game fantasy ranking from 2017 to 2018. He is relatively weaker than stronger in more categories. The strengths are bolded below.

DAILY FANTASY SEASON RECAP

He averaged 18.4 FD points and 19.5 DK points per game. We used his second highest game as his ceiling and second lowest as his floor. On DraftKings his floor was 7.9 and on FanDuel it was 7.9 fantasy points. When he was good, he was very good with a DraftKings ceiling of 32.7 and 29.7 on FanDuel. He has had more bad FanDuel games (below average by 20%) than good games (20% above average), and an equal number of good and bad games on DraftKings. We are only including games where they were in the daily fantasy slate and played.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINTTKLD20+40+RATE
2018MIN161660642570.142987.0975301026247799.7
2017WAS161654034764.340937.5874271334259993.9
2016WAS161660640667.049178.11802512190691397.2
2015WAS161654337969.841667.67782911186508101.6
2014WAS6520412661.817108.38811097027886.4
2013WAS531558152.38545.506247327258.4
2012WAS31483368.84669.7077432762101.6
Career (8 Seasons)78732702179766.5205047.59811296511092654995.0
YEARTEAMGGSATTYDSAVGLGTD1ST
2018MIN1616441232.8019112
2017WAS1616491793.6518417
2016WAS161634962.8219414
2015WAS161626481.851358
2014WAS657202.861203
2013WAS534143.50602
2012WAS313227.301701
Career (8 Seasons)78731675023.01191457
2018 Situational Stats
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
DECEMBER GAMES5515910767.310096.3548834743.9111293.5102020
NOVEMBER GAMES331067772.67687.2533634355.89599.99252.80
OCTOBER GAMES4415211072.411347.4668625449.11310101.213171.31
SEPTEMBER GAMES4418913169.313877.34751027456.51413103.612615.10
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
MONDAY GAMES11332060.62086.348109452289351.70
OTHER DAYS (NON MON/SUN)115036724228.4445302261.154117.342870
SUNDAY GAMES141452336970.636687.0175261018750.7403498.737902.41
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
WINS8825618170.719937.79681539954.72516108.129682.31
LOSSES7730220969.218806.23481169947.4152289.613503.80
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
HOME GAMES882801967019857.094013510754.6192498267931
ROAD GAMES8832622970.223137.17517511148.52816101.218442.40
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
CenturyLink Field11332060.62086.348109452289351.70
Ford Field112821752539.0444301152.432137.91110
Gillette Stadium11443272.72014.5724121134.42270.400---0
Lambeau Field11483572.94258.8575412057.172118.8252.50
Lincoln Financial Field11373081.13018.1468101343.341109.6510.20
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum115036724228.4445302261.154117.342870
MetLife Stadium11402562.52416.03342010404195.92-1-0.50
Soldier Field11463065.22625.7252215501276.51550
U.S. Bank Stadium882801967019857.094013510754.6192498267931
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
vs Arizona Cardinals11342470.62336.851711125004874143.51
vs Buffalo Bills11554072.72965.3819111742.50483.62210
vs Chicago Bears22795063.33944.99253221421677.721260
vs Detroit Lions225039784178.3444412153.853119.8341.30
vs Green Bay Packers22866474.47678.9275713859.4134123.58222.80
vs Los Angeles Rams115036724228.4445302261.154117.342870
vs Miami Dolphins11211466.721510.2440211071.442112.2571.40
vs New England Patriots11443272.72014.5724121134.42270.400---0
vs New Orleans Saints11413175.63598.7631211961.354107.7231.50
vs New York Jets11402562.52416.03342010404195.92-1-0.50
vs Philadelphia Eagles11373081.13018.1468101343.341109.6510.20
vs Seattle Seahawks11332060.62086.348109452289351.70
vs San Francisco 49ers11362055.62446.78342015752395.14266.50
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
BRISK (41-60 DEGREES)331177765.86505.56484230398584.3540.80
COLD WEATHER <= 4011463065.22625.7252215501276.51550
HOT WEATHER >= 8011483572.94258.8575412057.172118.8252.50
WARM (61-79 DEGREES)22876675.97238.316840355395115.39293.20
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
INDOOR GAMES9930821770.522387.274416511854.42226101.6278031
OUTDOOR GAMES7729820869.820606.917514510048.1251497.717432.50
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
ON ARTIFICIAL SURFACES121242529469.228886.84820714850.3303196.932842.61
ON GRASS FIELDS4418113172.414107.79751037053.4179106.412393.30
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
MARGIN 0-75521916073.1175287513388552311110.418563.10
MARGIN 15+5516611871.111697.0444935849.21310101.2121210
MARGIN 8-146622114766.513776.234884724911198814553.91
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
FIRST HALF SEASON8834124170.725217.397516412853.12723102.525783.11
SECOND HALF SEASON8826518469.417776.71481469048.9201796.119452.40
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
OUTSIDE OWN DIVISION101039127269.627206.966816613850.7282796.331852.71
VS OWN DIVISION6621515371.215787.34751448052.31913105.913382.90
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
VS AFC TEAMS4416011169.49535.9640644843.210986.8980.90
VS NFC TEAMS121244631470.433457.57524617054.13731104.3351153.31
CategoryGGSATTCOMPPCTYDSYPALGTDINT1ST1ST%20+SACRATEATTYDSAVGRUTD
LAST TWO MINUTES OF HALF001199075.69157.6944725257.894109.813151.20
OPP 19-1 - BY YARD LINE00684566.22794.1172002555.607113.95275.41
FOURTH QUARTER WITHIN 700211571.41617.674801853.31473.76-2-0.30
FOURTH DOWN0015746.7573.83430571.41096.42420
BEHIND BY 9-TO-16 POINTS001248366.98336.7248734048.2101194.67202.90
FIRST DOWN0024518274.318487.546810580442310100.513312.40
OPP 49-20 - BY YARD LINE0018312668.913137.174594635018796.615362.40
OVERTIME009777.8859.442500571.42010600---0
TIED001158573.98657.5234304654.1103103.78202.50
TIES11483572.94258.8575412057.172118.8252.50
THIRD DOWN001519260.910006.6244826166.3122292.611454.10
SECOND DOWN0019514473.813937.1475937250118102.418432.41
OWN 1-20 - BY YARD LINE00604473.34467.4368012045.54687.25173.40
OWN 21-50 - BY YARD LINE0029521071.222607.66751511052.4252087.419432.30
BEHIND BY 1-TO-8 POINTS0013193719877.5375834750.51210103.55346.80
BEHIND0032422770.122526.957518711249.3242498.915563.70
3RD QUARTER001329068.29006.8268524044.410993.610282.81
4TH QUARTER0016811367.312237.28751146456.61112100.421542.60
2ND QUARTER0018412970.112856.9844846651.2169956193.20
2ND HALF0030020367.721237.087516610451.2212197.431822.61
1ST HALF0029721572.420907.044414410950.72419101.813413.20
1ST QUARTER001138676.18057.1234604350810112.97223.10
AHEAD0016711367.711817.0768936053.1131398.421472.21
AHEAD BY 1-TO-8 POINTS001097972.57226.6233624253.2511100.89192.10
ATTEMPTS 21-THROUGH-30001419265.29866.9968525054.310091.500---0
ATTEMPTS 31+001459867.610647.34751135657.1110105.600---0
ATTEMPTS 11-THROUGH-200016011773.111217.0148545345.314092.200---0
ATTEMPTS 1-THROUGH-100016011873.811277.0440915950120109441232.81
AHEAD BY 9-TO-16 POINTS00513160.84338.4968301754.881107.78283.51
AS STARTER0000---0---0000---00---00---0
OVERALL161660642570.142987.0975301021851.3474099.7441232.81
2018 Game Log
WKDATEOPPRESULTPAATTPACMPPAYDPATDPAINTSACYLSRUATTRUYDRUAVGRULGRUTDFL
109/09SFW24-16362024420304266.501300
209/16@GBL29-2948354254120252.50400
309/23BUFL27-655402961140221.00202
409/27@LARL38-31503642230404287.001901
510/07@PHIW23-2137303011010510.20301
610/14ARIW27-17342423311404143.50711
710/21@NYJW37-17402524120102-1-0.50000
810/28NOL30-2041313592140231.50300
911/04DETW24-922181641110231.50301
10BYE-L0-0-------------
1111/18@CHIL25-2046302622220155.00500
1312/02@NEL24-1044322011220000000
1412/10@SEAL21-733202081020351.67401
1512/16MIAW41-1721142152120571.40300
1612/23@DETW27-928212533020111.00100
1712/30CHIL24-1033201321040177.00700
* Indicates player did not play that week