Waiver Wire Pick Up: Jatavis Brown is Projected to Be the #49 LB the Rest of the 2019 Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Jatavis Brown may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His 86 projected fantasy points puts him at #49 behind Von Miller and ahead of Shaq Green-Thompson. He has averaged 5.63 fantasy points in his past 15 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 5.4 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#50) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Jatavis Brown is expected to come up short of last season's #34 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON LB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#47 Lorenzo Alexander87 FP, 5.4 per game88 FP, 15 gp, 5.9 per game (#42)
#48 Von Miller87 FP, 5.4 per game82 FP, 16 gp, 5.1 per game (#54)
#49 Jatavis Brown86 FP, 5.4 per game84 FP, 15 gp, 5.6 per game (#45)
#50 Shaq Green-Thompson86 FP, 5.4 per game70 FP, 14 gp, 5 per game (#56)
#51 Mark Barron86 FP, 5.3 per game52 FP, 12 gp, 4.4 per game (#65)

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JATAVIS BROWN WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Jatavis Brown is projected for 5.4 fantasy points in week 1 which only ranks him as the #55 projected linebacker and not a fantasy relevant player for the week. This is a typical week for him with a FP projection that is the same as his projected per game average over the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jayon Brown but behind Lorenzo Alexander. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#42). He is projected for 5.7 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 LB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#53 Montez Sweat5.4 FP (2% ST)5.2 FP
#54 Lorenzo Alexander5.4 FP (5% ST)5.4 FP
#55 Jatavis Brown5.4 FP (2% ST)5.4 FP
#56 Jayon Brown5.4 FP (11% ST)5.3 FP
#57 Anthony Walker Jr.5.2 FP (3% ST)5.3 FP
WEEK 2 LB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#40 Patrick Onwuasor5.9 FP (10% ST)5.9 FP
#41 Vince Williams5.8 FP (5% ST)5.8 FP
#42 Jatavis Brown5.7 FP (2% ST)5.4 FP
#43 Devin White5.7 FP (25% ST)5.6 FP
#44 Rashan Gary5.6 FP (2% ST)5.5 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.

JATAVIS BROWNFPSOLOSACKFFINTPD
2019 Projection8661.60.81.50.23.7
-- Per Game (16 Proj)5.43.80.050.100.010.23
Week 1 vs IND5.43.90.030.080.010.21
Week 2 @DET5.74.10.050.100.010.20
2018 Season84581105
-- Per Game (15 GP)5.63.90.070.070.000.33