Kirk Cousins is Projected to Be the #22 QB the Rest of the 2019 Season

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Kirk Cousins may be worth a roster spot in deeper leagues or may be a decent waiver wire pick up. His 165 projected fantasy points puts him at #22 behind Teddy Bridgewater and ahead of Tua Tagovailoa. He has averaged 18.94 fantasy points in his past 38 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 18.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#26) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 45%, he is the #23 most highly owned quarterback. Kirk Cousins is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #14 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON QB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#20 Carson Wentz (91% OWN)165 FP, 20.7 per game326 FP, 16 gp, 20.4 per game (#12)
#21 Teddy Bridgewater (78% OWN)165 FP, 20.6 per game108 FP, 9 gp, 12.1 per game (#35)
#22 Kirk Cousins (45% OWN)165 FP, 18.3 per game294 FP, 15 gp, 19.6 per game (#16)
#23 Tua Tagovailoa (58% OWN)160 FP, 17.8 per game294 FP, 15 gp, 19.6 per game (#16)
#24 Nick Foles (22% OWN)153 FP, 19.1 per game42 FP, 4 gp, 10.4 per game (#38)

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KIRK COUSINS PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF TEDDY BRIDGEWATER IN WEEK 9

Kirk Cousins is projected for 19.6 fantasy points which projects to being the #17 ranked quarterback. This may be a week you want to sit Kirk Cousins. This is projected to be a slightly better than average week with more fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Teddy Bridgewater but behind Ryan Tannehill. Week 10 will not be as good based on projected rank (#28). He is projected for 13.8 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 QB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#15 Matthew Stafford (81% OWN)20.4 FP (33% ST)20.8 FP
#16 Ryan Tannehill (96% OWN)19.8 FP (46% ST)22 FP
#17 Kirk Cousins (45% OWN)19.6 FP (13% ST)18.3 FP
#18 Teddy Bridgewater (78% OWN)19.1 FP (31% ST)20.6 FP
#19 Drew Lock (20% OWN)18 FP (6% ST)16.2 FP
WEEK 10 QB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#26 Nick Mullens (5% OWN)15.3 FP (1% ST)7.6 FP
#27 Kyle Allen (12% OWN)13.9 FP (2% ST)7.3 FP
#28 Kirk Cousins (45% OWN)13.8 FP (13% ST)18.3 FP
#29 Taysom Hill (2% OWN)4.13 FP4.36 FP
#30 David Blough4.01 FP3.63 FP

KIRK COUSINS IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $6.2K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $7.1

He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 17 FD points and is worth -$611 less than $7.1K on FD. On DK he is projected for 18 points and is worth -$600 less than $6.2K. 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
#15 Drew Brees17.6 FD Points$7700
#16 Teddy Bridgewater17.2 FD Points$7300
#17 Kirk Cousins17 FD Points$7100
#18 Ryan Tannehill17 FD Points$7400
#19 Drew Lock16.3 FD Points$7200
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (QB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#11 Derek Carr18.9 DK Points$5700
#12 Teddy Bridgewater18.2 DK Points$6000
#13 Kirk Cousins18 DK Points$6200
#14 Ryan Tannehill17.6 DK Points$6300
#15 Drew Lock17.4 DK Points$5200

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

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

KIRK COUSINSFPPASSYDPASSTDINTRUSHYDRUSHTD
Rest of 2020165208615.49.061.60.2
-- Per Game (9 Proj)18.32321.711.006.80.03
Week 9 vs DET19.62501.800.996.80.03
Week 10 @CHI13.82051.201.106.70.02
2020 Season425555339171130
-- Per Game (23 GP)18.52411.700.744.90.00
2019 to 2020442565140171171
-- Per Game (24 GP)18.42351.670.714.90.04