Demarcus Lawrence is Projected to Be the #22 Defensive Lineman the Rest of the 2019 Season...Behind Melvin Ingram and Ahead of Kenny Clark

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Demarcus Lawrence to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 39 projected fantasy points puts him at #22 behind Melvin Ingram and ahead of Kenny Clark. He has averaged 3.9 fantasy points in his past 35 games, which is less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 4.9 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#11) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 49%, he is the #13 most highly owned defensive lineman. Demarcus Lawrence is expected to slightly improve on this season-to-date's #25 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON DL RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#20 Jeffery Simmons40 FP, 4.42 per game25 FP, 9 gp, 2.8 per game (#87)
#21 Melvin Ingram40 FP, 4.41 per game62 FP, 13 gp, 4.8 per game (#14)
#22 Demarcus Lawrence39 FP, 4.92 per game54 FP, 14 gp, 3.9 per game (#35)
#23 Kenny Clark39 FP, 4.33 per game57 FP, 16 gp, 3.6 per game (#44)
#24 Joey Bosa39 FP, 4.31 per game77 FP, 16 gp, 4.8 per game (#13)

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DEMARCUS LAWRENCE PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF CALAIS CAMPBELL IN WEEK 9

Demarcus Lawrence is projected for 4.6 fantasy points in week 9 which ranks him a the #13 projected defensive lineman for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. 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 Calais Campbell but behind Quinnen Williams. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank.

WEEK 9 DL RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#11 Chris Jones4.78 FP (51% ST)4.58 FP
#12 Quinnen Williams4.74 FP (11% ST)4.27 FP
#13 Demarcus Lawrence4.62 FP (41% ST)4.92 FP
#14 Calais Campbell4.6 FP (40% ST)4.69 FP
#15 Chase Young4.55 FP (29% ST)4.78 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

DEMARCUS LAWRENCEFPSACKSOLOFFINTPD
Rest of 202039.43.918.32.90.21.2
-- Per Game (8 Proj)4.90.492.290.360.030.15
Week 9 vs PIT4.60.352.300.350.020.16
2020 Season82744303
-- Per Game (21 GP)3.90.332.100.140.000.14
2019 to 202088745403
-- Per Game (22 GP)4.00.322.050.180.000.14