Julian Edelman is Projected to Be the #14 WR the Rest of the 2019 Season...Behind Brandin Cooks and Ahead of Stefon Diggs

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Julian Edelman to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 162 projected fantasy points puts him at #14 behind Brandin Cooks and ahead of Stefon Diggs. He has averaged 11.12 fantasy points in his past 12 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 10.1 fantasy points. His rank based on average projected points is the same as his rank based on total fantasy points. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite wide receiver. He is not projected for elite value. Julian Edelman is expected to improve on last season's #23 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON WR RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#12 Robert Woods (100% OWN)167 FP, 10.4 per game180 FP, 16 gp, 11.2 per game (#14)
#13 Brandin Cooks (100% OWN)163 FP, 10.2 per game163 FP, 15 gp, 10.9 per game (#17)
#14 Julian Edelman (100% OWN)162 FP, 10.1 per game133 FP, 12 gp, 11.1 per game (#15)
#15 Stefon Diggs (100% OWN)161 FP, 10.1 per game164 FP, 15 gp, 11 per game (#16)
#16 Tyler Lockett (99% OWN)160 FP, 10 per game165 FP, 16 gp, 10.3 per game (#23)

These projections power SportsLine's Computer Picks and Fantasy Data. But for contest winning DFS optimal lineups by top experts like Mike McClure visit SportsLine's new Daily Fantasy Hub.

JULIAN EDELMAN WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Julian Edelman is projected for 7.8 fantasy points in week 1 which ranks him a the #33 projected wide receiver for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a below average week with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Allen Robinson but behind Curtis Samuel. Week 2 will be better based on projected rank (#7). He is projected for 11.9 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#31 Mike Williams (97% OWN)8 FP (55% ST)8 FP
#32 Curtis Samuel (84% OWN)7.9 FP (17% ST)8 FP
#33 Julian Edelman (100% OWN)7.8 FP (87% ST)10.1 FP
#34 Allen Robinson (94% OWN)7.7 FP (35% ST)7.3 FP
#35 Will Fuller (91% OWN)7.6 FP (33% ST)7.3 FP
WEEK 2 WR RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#5 Mike Evans (100% OWN)12.4 FP (98% ST)11.8 FP
#6 JuJu Smith-Schuster (100% OWN)12.2 FP (99% ST)12.4 FP
#7 Julian Edelman (100% OWN)11.9 FP (87% ST)10.1 FP
#8 Davante Adams (100% OWN)11.8 FP (99% ST)13.2 FP
#9 Tyler Lockett (99% OWN)11.3 FP (90% ST)10 FP

JULIAN EDELMAN IS JUST THE #28 WR ON FANDUEL BUT IS THE #15 HIGHEST PRICED

Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL WEEK (WR) 2 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#26 Alshon Jeffery10.8 FD Points$6700
#27 Robby Anderson10.2 FD Points$6300
#28 Julian Edelman10.1 FD Points$7100
#29 DJ Moore9.9 FD Points$6200
#30 Josh Gordon9.9 FD Points$6300

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.

JULIAN EDELMANFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
2019 Projection16225112789.410936.9111
-- Per Game (16 Proj)10.115.77.95.668.30.436.9
Week 1 vs PIT7.812.16.44.3510.336.9
Week 2 @MIA11.918.28.76.3820.507.4
2018 Season133207108748506107
-- Per Game (12 GP)11.117.39.06.270.80.508.9