Drew Brees Is Currently Expected to Be Out Through 10/29 Which Hurts His Fantasy Value

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Drew Brees may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His 171 projected fantasy points puts him at #25 behind Baker Mayfield and ahead of Gardner Minshew II. He is expected to be out through 10/29 which impacts his rest of season ranking. He is listed as out on the official injury list. He has averaged 22.96 fantasy points in his past 17 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 21.4 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#8) 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 89%, he is the #14 most highly owned quarterback. Drew Brees is expected to come up short of last season's #7 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON QB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#23 Philip Rivers (95% OWN)185 FP, 18.5 per game339 FP, 16 gp, 21.2 per game (#13)
#24 Baker Mayfield (75% OWN)179 FP, 17.9 per game292 FP, 14 gp, 20.9 per game (#18)
#25 Drew Brees (89% OWN)171 FP, 21.4 per game366 FP, 15 gp, 24.4 per game (#5)
#26 Gardner Minshew II (64% OWN)171 FP, 17.1 per game366 FP, 15 gp, 24.4 per game (#5)
#27 Kyle Allen (36% OWN)161 FP, 16.1 per game31 FP, 2 gp, 15.3 per game (#33)

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FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

DREW BREESFPPASSYDPASSTDINTRUSHYDRUSHTD
Rest of 2019171202815.35.917.90.8
-- Per Game (8 Proj)21.42541.910.742.240.10
2019 Season24.34082200
2018 to 20193904400347224
-- Per Game (17 GP)23.02592.000.411.290.24