Fantasy Drop Alert: Zach Ertz is Expected to Be Out Through 11/21 and Projected to Be the #27 TE the Rest of the Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Zach Ertz is on injured reserve. He has averaged 7.78 fantasy points in his past 36 games, which is more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 5.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#20) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #21 ranked tight end. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 63%, he is the #16 most highly owned tight end. Zach Ertz is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #6 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON TE RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#25 Dalton Schultz (35% OWN)38 FP, 4.74 per game29 FP, 15 gp, 1.9 per game (#241)
#26 David Njoku (17% OWN)38 FP, 4.7 per game29 FP, 15 gp, 1.9 per game (#241)
#27 Zach Ertz (63% OWN)36 FP, 5.2 per game128 FP, 15 gp, 8.5 per game (#6)
#28 Irv Smith Jr. (9% OWN)36 FP, 4 per game43 FP, 14 gp, 3.1 per game (#43)
#29 Anthony Firkser (9% OWN)36 FP, 3.96 per game26 FP, 10 gp, 2.6 per game (#46)

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DAILY FANTASY REVIEW

Zach Ertz averaged 14.39 FPs on DraftKings at an average salary of $5.8K. On FanDuel his average salary was $6.6K and averaged 11.31 fantasy points. On average Zach Ertz did not deliver positive DFS value. On both DraftKings and FanDuel he had a worse fantasy ranking than his average salary based rank.

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.

ZACH ERTZFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 202036.564.844.928.32671.70.0
-- Per Game (7 Proj)5.29.36.44.038.10.240.00
2020 Season152261176109108470
-- Per Game (21 GP)7.312.48.45.251.60.330.00
2019 to 2020158272183114113870
-- Per Game (22 GP)7.212.48.35.251.70.320.00