Fletcher Cox is a Fantasy Sleeper (17% Owned) Projected to Be the #32 Defensive Lineman Ahead of Derek Barnett

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Draft Fletcher Cox as a week-to-week fantasy spot starter in 2019. His 59 projected fantasy points puts him at #32 behind Kawann Short and ahead of Derek Barnett. He has averaged 3.72 fantasy points in his past 16 games. Our projected per game average is virtually the same. His projected per game average is 3.7 fantasy points. Fletcher Cox is expected to come up short of last season's #21 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON DL RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#30 Nick Bosa61 FP, 3.8 per game1.03 FP
#31 Kawann Short59 FP, 3.68 per game42 FP, 13 gp, 3.2 per game (#61)
#32 Fletcher Cox59 FP, 3.68 per game60 FP, 16 gp, 3.7 per game (#32)
#33 Derek Barnett58 FP, 3.66 per game60 FP, 16 gp, 3.7 per game (#32)
#34 Brandon Graham58 FP, 3.65 per game40 FP, 13 gp, 3.1 per game (#65)

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SIT FLETCHER COX IN WEEK 1... PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN JERRY HUGHES

Fletcher Cox is projected for 3.5 fantasy points which projects to being the #38 ranked defensive lineman. This may be a week you want to sit Fletcher Cox. This is projected to be a slightly below average week with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Adam Gotsis but behind Jerry Hughes. His projected rank in Week 2 is the same as it is in Week 1. He is projected for 3.5 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 DL RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#36 Sam Hubbard3.52 FP3.59 FP
#37 Jerry Hughes3.52 FP3.44 FP
#38 Fletcher Cox3.52 FP3.68 FP
#39 Adam Gotsis3.51 FP3.19 FP
#40 Derek Barnett3.49 FP3.66 FP
WEEK 2 DL RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#36 Derek Barnett3.61 FP3.66 FP
#37 Brandon Graham3.56 FP3.65 FP
#38 Fletcher Cox3.53 FP3.68 FP
#39 Quinnen Williams3.51 FP3.61 FP
#40 Da'Ron Payne3.51 FP3.39 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

FLETCHER COXFPSACKSOLOFFINTPD
2019 Projection598.129.01.10.21.3
-- Per Game (16 Proj)3.70.511.810.070.010.08
Week 1 vs WAS3.50.541.700.050.010.08
Week 2 @ATL3.50.411.800.080.010.07
2018 Season60931101
-- Per Game (16 GP)3.70.561.940.060.000.06