Garrett Gilbert Is Not Projected to See Consistent Snaps and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Garrett Gilbert is not projected to be worth a roster spot based on total fantasy points the rest of the season. His 12 projected fantasy points puts him at #38 behind Jalen Hurts and ahead of Tyrod Taylor. He has averaged -0.06 fantasy points in his past 10 games, which is less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 1.5 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. Garrett Gilbert is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #62 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON QB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#36 David Blough33 FP, 3.63 per game62 FP, 5 gp, 12.5 per game (#34)
#37 Jalen Hurts (4% OWN)17.5 FP, 2.19 per game62 FP, 5 gp, 12.5 per game (#34)
#38 Garrett Gilbert12.2 FP, 1.53 per game62 FP, 5 gp, 12.5 per game (#34)
#39 Tyrod Taylor (4% OWN)9.6 FP, 1.07 per game62 FP, 5 gp, 12.5 per game (#34)
#40 Jameis Winston (4% OWN)9 FP, 1 per game367 FP, 16 gp, 23 per game (#8)

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GARRETT GILBERT PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF TAYSOM HILL IN WEEK 9

Garrett Gilbert is projected for 9.1 fantasy points in week 9 which only ranks him as the #27 projected quarterback and not a fantasy relevant player for the week. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Taysom Hill but behind Sam Darnold. This week's rank is better than his rest of season rank.

WEEK 9 QB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#25 Nick Mullens (5% OWN)14.5 FP (1% ST)7.6 FP
#26 Sam Darnold (10% OWN)12.2 FP (2% ST)13.3 FP
#27 Garrett Gilbert9.1 FP1.53 FP
#28 Taysom Hill (2% OWN)4.04 FP4.36 FP
#29 David Blough3.46 FP3.63 FP

GARRETT GILBERT IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $4.8K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $6.3

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 8.6 FD points and is worth -$3018 less than $6.3K on FD. On DK he is projected for 8.8 points and is worth -$2062 less than $4.8K. 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) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#25 Nick Mullens13.2 FD Points$6500
#26 Sam Darnold12.1 FD Points$6600
#27 Garrett Gilbert8.6 FD Points$6300
#28 David Blough3.5 FD Points$6000
#29 Mike Glennon2.3 FD Points$6500
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (QB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#19 Philip Rivers14.6 DK Points$5600
#20 Tua Tagovailoa13.8 DK Points$5500
#21 Garrett Gilbert8.8 DK Points$4800
#22 David Blough3.6 DK Points$4000
#23 Mike Glennon2.3 DK Points$4900

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.

GARRETT GILBERTFPPASSYDPASSTDINTRUSHYDRUSHTD
Rest of 202012.22160.91.14.40.0
-- Per Game (8 Proj)1.5227.00.110.140.550.00
Week 9 vs PIT9.11600.700.932.700.02
2020 Season-0.30000-30
-- Per Game (5 GP)-0.060.000.000.00-0.600.00