Buy Low Alert: Derek Carr is Projected to Be the #12 QB the Rest of the 2019 Season...Behind Ryan Tannehill and Ahead of Matthew Stafford

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

You can expect Derek Carr to be a good bench player who will start in certain weeks the rest of the season. His 189 projected fantasy points puts him at #12 behind Ryan Tannehill and ahead of Matthew Stafford. He has averaged 18.71 fantasy points in his past 38 games, which is less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 21 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#15) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 79%, he is the #18 most highly owned quarterback. Derek Carr is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #15 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON QB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#10 Ben Roethlisberger (93% OWN)199 FP, 22.1 per game43 FP, 14 gp, 3.1 per game (#197)
#11 Ryan Tannehill (96% OWN)198 FP, 22 per game268 FP, 12 gp, 22.3 per game (#9)
#12 Derek Carr (79% OWN)189 FP, 21 per game286 FP, 16 gp, 17.9 per game (#22)
#13 Matthew Stafford (81% OWN)187 FP, 20.8 per game205 FP, 8 gp, 25.6 per game (#2)
#14 Josh Allen (100% OWN)185 FP, 23.2 per game325 FP, 16 gp, 20.3 per game (#13)

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DEREK CARR WEEK 9 AND 10 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Derek Carr is projected for 21 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #13 ranked quarterback and a starter for most owners. 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 Drew Brees but behind Lamar Jackson. Week 10 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#16). He is projected for 20.8 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 QB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Aaron Rodgers (100% OWN)22 FP (78% ST)23.7 FP
#12 Lamar Jackson (100% OWN)21.8 FP (72% ST)25 FP
#13 Derek Carr (79% OWN)21 FP (36% ST)21 FP
#14 Drew Brees (96% OWN)20.6 FP (45% ST)22.6 FP
#15 Matthew Stafford (81% OWN)20.4 FP (33% ST)20.8 FP
WEEK 10 QB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#14 Carson Wentz (91% OWN)21 FP (37% ST)20.7 FP
#15 Drew Brees (96% OWN)20.9 FP (45% ST)22.6 FP
#16 Derek Carr (79% OWN)20.8 FP (36% ST)21 FP
#17 Baker Mayfield (59% OWN)19.2 FP (16% ST)17.8 FP
#18 Teddy Bridgewater (78% OWN)19.1 FP (31% ST)20.6 FP

DEREK CARR IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $5.7K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $7

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 17.9 FD points and is worth -$168 less than $7K on FD. On DK he is projected for 18.9 points and is worth +$177 more than $5.7K. 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
#11 Lamar Jackson19.6 FD Points$8100
#12 Aaron Rodgers18.7 FD Points$8100
#13 Derek Carr17.9 FD Points$7000
#14 Matthew Stafford17.9 FD Points$7500
#15 Drew Brees17.6 FD Points$7700
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (QB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#9 Lamar Jackson20.6 DK Points$6900
#10 Matthew Stafford19.2 DK Points$6600
#11 Derek Carr18.9 DK Points$5700
#12 Teddy Bridgewater18.2 DK Points$6000
#13 Kirk Cousins18 DK Points$6200

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.

DEREK CARRFPPASSYDPASSTDINTRUSHYDRUSHTD
Rest of 2020189237116.04.583.90.5
-- Per Game (9 Proj)21.02631.780.509.30.06
Week 9 @LAC21.02581.800.459.80.05
Week 10 vs DEN20.82531.800.479.10.06
2020 Season425563234101742
-- Per Game (22 GP)19.32561.550.457.90.09
2019 to 2020441589135101762
-- Per Game (23 GP)19.22561.520.437.70.09