Fantasy Add Alert: Gardner Minshew II is a Better Fantasy Option Than Mitchell Trubisky But Not as Good as Daniel Jones the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Gardner Minshew II to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 18 projected fantasy points puts him at #17 behind Daniel Jones and ahead of Mitchell Trubisky. Gardner Minshew II is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #24 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON QB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#15 Deshaun Watson (100% OWN)18.7 FP, 18.7 per game384 FP, 16 gp, 24 per game (#6)
#16 Daniel Jones (53% OWN)18.6 FP, 18.6 per game384 FP, 16 gp, 24 per game (#6)
#17 Gardner Minshew II (24% OWN)17.6 FP, 17.6 per game384 FP, 16 gp, 24 per game (#6)
#18 Mitchell Trubisky (29% OWN)17.5 FP, 17.5 per game303 FP, 14 gp, 21.6 per game (#11)
#19 Jimmy Garoppolo (95% OWN)17.5 FP, 17.5 per game56 FP, 3 gp, 18.7 per game (#22)

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WEEKLY FANTASY PERFORMANCE

Week 8 was his best week where he put up 30 FPs and was the #5 quarterback. Gardner Minshew II had more good weeks (above average) than bad weeks. The table below has his weekly games played, fantasy points and weekly position rank.

GARDNER MINSHEW II IS A GREAT DFS VALUE ON FANDUEL ($6.7K) AND DRAFTKINGS ($5.3K)

He is projected for 15.6 FanDuel points and 16.5 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is worth +$163 more than $6.7K on FanDuel and +$98 more than $5.3K on DraftKings. There may be other options (see below) who are even better values, but barring a significant lineup change consider him a strong daily fantasy play. 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) 18 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#16 Mitchell Trubisky15.9 FD Points$7400
#17 Andy Dalton15.7 FD Points$6900
#18 Gardner Minshew II15.6 FD Points$6700
#19 Philip Rivers15.5 FD Points$7400
#20 Derek Carr14.8 FD Points$7300
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (QB) 18 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#17 Mitchell Trubisky16.6 DK Points$5700
#18 Andy Dalton16.6 DK Points$5900
#19 Gardner Minshew II16.5 DK Points$5300
#20 Derek Carr15.5 DK Points$5500
#21 Ryan Fitzpatrick13.9 DK Points$5800

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.

GARDNER MINSHEW IIFPPASSYDPASSTDINTRUSHYDRUSHTD
Rest of 201917.62311.30.622.90.0
Week 17 vs IND17.62311.300.61230.05
2019 Season23729761853370
-- Per Game (13 GP)18.22291.380.3825.90.00