Devin Funchess is a Better Fantasy Option Than Cody Latimer But Not as Good as Taylor Gabriel the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Devin Funchess to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 77 projected fantasy points puts him at #83 behind Taylor Gabriel and ahead of Cody Latimer. He has averaged 5.64 fantasy points in his past 14 games, which is more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 4.8 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #78 ranked wide receiver. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 32%, he is the #62 most highly owned wide receiver. Devin Funchess is expected to come up short of last season's #57 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON WR RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#81 Golden Tate (58% OWN)78 FP, 6.5 per game109 FP, 15 gp, 7.3 per game (#44)
#82 Taylor Gabriel (6% OWN)78 FP, 4.88 per game85 FP, 16 gp, 5.3 per game (#74)
#83 Devin Funchess (32% OWN)77 FP, 4.82 per game79 FP, 14 gp, 5.6 per game (#68)
#84 Cody Latimer (1% OWN)71 FP, 4.45 per game25 FP, 5 gp, 5 per game (#78)
#85 Randall Cobb (17% OWN)68 FP, 4.28 per game48 FP, 9 gp, 5.4 per game (#72)

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START DEVIN FUNCHESS IN WEEK 1... AHEAD OF RANDALL COBB

Devin Funchess is projected for 4.7 fantasy points which projects to being the #79 ranked wide receiver. This may be a week you want to sit Devin Funchess. 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 Randall Cobb but behind Mecole Hardman. Week 2 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#81). He is projected for 4.5 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#77 Marquise Brown (26% OWN)4.81 FP (2% ST)6.3 FP
#78 Mecole Hardman (24% OWN)4.81 FP (1% ST)5.4 FP
#79 Devin Funchess (32% OWN)4.7 FP (2% ST)4.82 FP
#80 Randall Cobb (17% OWN)4.49 FP (1% ST)4.28 FP
#81 Cody Latimer (1% OWN)4.24 FP4.45 FP
WEEK 2 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#79 Ted Ginn (7% OWN)4.89 FP5 FP
#80 Taylor Gabriel (6% OWN)4.74 FP (1% ST)4.88 FP
#81 Devin Funchess (32% OWN)4.46 FP (2% ST)4.82 FP
#82 Chris Hogan (6% OWN)4.27 FP (1% ST)3.62 FP
#83 Demaryius Thomas (23% OWN)4.24 FP (6% ST)3.84 FP

DEVIN FUNCHESS IS A BAD DFS VALUE ON FANDUEL AT $5.6K AND DRAFTKINGS AT $4K

He is projected for 6.2 FanDuel points and 8 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$1814 short of $5.6K on FanDuel and -$735 short of $4K on DraftKings. Their 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 (WR) 2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#74 Ted Ginn6.4 FD Points$5000
#75 DeVante Parker6.3 FD Points$5300
#76 Devin Funchess6.2 FD Points$5600
#77 Randall Cobb6.1 FD Points$5000
#78 Breshad Perriman6 FD Points$4800
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (WR) 2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#51 Josh Doctson8.5 DK Points$3900
#52 Willie Snead8.3 DK Points$4000
#53 Devin Funchess8 DK Points$4000
#54 Randall Cobb7.9 DK Points$4200
#55 DeVante Parker7.9 DK Points$3900

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.

DEVIN FUNCHESSFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
2019 Projection7712379.545.55443.80.0
-- Per Game (16 Proj)4.87.75.02.8434.00.240.00
Week 1 @LAC4.77.75.13.0350.200.00
Week 2 @TEN4.57.45.12.90330.200.00
2018 Season79123794454940
-- Per Game (14 GP)5.68.85.63.139.20.290.00