Carlos Dunlap is Expected to Be Out Through 11/7 and Projected to Be the #6 Defensive Lineman the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Carlos Dunlap to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 46 projected fantasy points puts him at #6 behind Chase Winovich and ahead of DeForest Buckner. He is expected to be out through 11/7 which impacts his rest of season ranking. He has averaged 5.45 fantasy points in his past 31 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 5.1 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#7) 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 33%, he is the #24 most highly owned defensive lineman. Carlos Dunlap is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #14 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON DL RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#4 J.J. Watt47 FP, 5.2 per game34 FP, 7 gp, 4.9 per game (#10)
#5 Chase Winovich46 FP, 5.2 per game28 FP, 16 gp, 1.8 per game (#176)
#6 Carlos Dunlap46 FP, 5.1 per game78 FP, 13 gp, 6 per game (#2)
#7 DeForest Buckner46 FP, 5.1 per game82 FP, 16 gp, 5.1 per game (#6)
#8 Stephon Tuitt45 FP, 5 per game22 FP, 5 gp, 4.4 per game (#17)

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CARLOS DUNLAP WEEK 9 AND 10 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Carlos Dunlap is projected for 5.5 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #4 ranked defensive lineman and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly better than average week with more fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Stephon Tuitt but behind J.J. Watt. Week 10 will not be as good based on projected rank (#8). He is projected for 5 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 DL RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#2 Emmanuel Ogbah5.9 FP (39% ST)5.5 FP
#3 J.J. Watt5.5 FP (33% ST)5.2 FP
#4 Carlos Dunlap5.5 FP (7% ST)5.1 FP
#5 Stephon Tuitt5.4 FP (36% ST)5 FP
#6 DeForest Buckner5.3 FP (49% ST)5.1 FP
WEEK 10 DL RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#6 Chase Winovich5.5 FP (33% ST)5.2 FP
#7 Brandon Graham5.2 FP (34% ST)4.99 FP
#8 Carlos Dunlap5 FP (7% ST)5.1 FP
#9 DeForest Buckner4.95 FP (49% ST)5.1 FP
#10 Calais Campbell4.82 FP (40% ST)4.69 FP

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.

CARLOS DUNLAPFPSACKSOLOFFINTPD
Rest of 202046.33.026.92.30.13.2
-- Per Game (9 Proj)5.10.332.990.250.010.35
Week 9 @BUF5.50.273.40.260.010.32
Week 10 @LAR5.00.163.20.240.010.37
2020 Season918482010
-- Per Game (18 GP)5.10.442.670.110.000.56
2019 to 2020989512010
-- Per Game (19 GP)5.10.472.680.110.000.53