AJ McCarron Is Not Projected to See Consistent Snaps and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

AJ McCarron is not projected to be worth a roster spot based on total fantasy points the rest of the season. His 6 projected fantasy points puts him at #56 behind Brett Rypien and ahead of Logan Woodside. He has averaged 8.45 fantasy points in his past 4 games, which is more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 0.6 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#57) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. With 2 games played, he is the #48 ranked quarterback this season.

REST OF SEASON QB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#54 Case Keenum (1% OWN)6 FP, 0.75 per game125 FP, 10 gp, 12.5 per game (#33)
#55 Brett Rypien (1% OWN)5.9 FP, 0.66 per game125 FP, 10 gp, 12.5 per game (#33)
#56 AJ McCarron5.8 FP, 0.65 per game125 FP, 10 gp, 12.5 per game (#33)
#57 Logan Woodside5.8 FP, 0.64 per game125 FP, 10 gp, 12.5 per game (#33)
#58 Colt McCoy5.7 FP, 0.72 per game4.2 FP, 1 gp (#45)

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AJ MCCARRON WEEK 9 AND 10 FANTASY OUTLOOK

AJ McCarron is projected for 0.8 fantasy points in week 9 which only ranks him as the #42 projected quarterback and not a fantasy relevant player for the week. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Jarrett Stidham but behind Mitchell Trubisky. Week 10 will not be as good based on projected rank (#48). He is projected for 0.7 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 QB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#40 Chad Henne (1% OWN)0.82 FP0.82 FP
#41 Mitchell Trubisky (4% OWN)0.78 FP0.88 FP
#42 AJ McCarron0.76 FP0.65 FP
#43 Jarrett Stidham (2% OWN)0.75 FP0.67 FP
#44 Ryan Fitzpatrick (17% OWN)0.75 FP0.89 FP
WEEK 10 QB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#46 Brett Hundley0.67 FP0.72 FP
#47 Nate Sudfeld0.67 FP0.64 FP
#48 AJ McCarron0.66 FP0.65 FP
#49 Logan Woodside0.65 FP0.64 FP
#50 John Wolford0.64 FP0.64 FP

AJ MCCARRON IS A BAD DFS VALUE ON FANDUEL AT $6K AND DRAFTKINGS AT $4.9K

He is projected for 0.7 FanDuel points and 0.7 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$5733 short of $6K on FanDuel and -$4682 short of $4.9K on DraftKings. There should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL WEEK (QB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#39 Mitchell Trubisky0.7 FD Points$6400
#40 Chad Henne0.7 FD Points$6000
#41 AJ McCarron0.7 FD Points$6000
#42 Jarrett Stidham0.7 FD Points$6300
#43 Ryan Fitzpatrick0.7 FD Points$6400
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (QB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#31 Mitchell Trubisky0.7 DK Points$4500
#32 Chad Henne0.7 DK Points$4100
#33 AJ McCarron0.7 DK Points$4900
#34 Ryan Fitzpatrick0.7 DK Points$5000
#35 Brett Rypien0.7 DK Points$4000

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

AJ MCCARRONFPPASSYDPASSTDINTRUSHYDRUSHTD
Rest of 20205.81020.40.42.80.0
-- Per Game (9 Proj)0.6411.30.040.040.310.00
Week 9 @JAC0.7612.30.050.040.340.00
Week 10 @CLE0.6611.30.040.040.310.00
2020 Season16.922501391