Marcedes Lewis is Projected to Be the #49 TE the Rest of the 2019 Season... Keep on the Waiver Wire

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Marcedes Lewis is not projected to be worth a roster spot based on total fantasy points the rest of the season. His 20 projected fantasy points puts him at #49 behind Dawson Knox and ahead of Albert Okwuegbunam. He has averaged 1.87 fantasy points in his past 28 games, which is less than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 2.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#51) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #48 ranked tight end. Marcedes Lewis is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #56 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON TE RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#47 MyCole Pruitt21 FP, 2.3 per game47 FP, 16 gp, 2.9 per game (#45)
#48 Dawson Knox (2% OWN)21 FP, 2.59 per game52 FP, 15 gp, 3.4 per game (#38)
#49 Marcedes Lewis21 FP, 2.28 per game22 FP, 12 gp, 1.8 per game (#58)
#50 Albert Okwuegbunam (1% OWN)19.3 FP, 2.14 per game22 FP, 12 gp, 1.8 per game (#58)
#51 Cameron Brate (4% OWN)18.4 FP, 2.3 per game55 FP, 14 gp, 3.9 per game (#35)

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MARCEDES LEWIS PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF COLE KMET IN WEEK 9

Marcedes Lewis is projected for 2.9 fantasy points in week 9 which only ranks him as the #34 projected tight end 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 Cole Kmet but behind Greg Olsen. Week 10 will not be as good based on projected rank (#42). He is projected for 2.6 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 TE RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#32 Tyler Eifert (4% OWN)3.05 FP2.87 FP
#33 Greg Olsen (13% OWN)2.92 FP (3% ST)3.22 FP
#34 Marcedes Lewis2.87 FP2.28 FP
#35 Cole Kmet (3% OWN)2.76 FP2.99 FP
#36 Dawson Knox (2% OWN)2.73 FP2.59 FP
WEEK 10 TE RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#40 Ian Thomas (6% OWN)2.8 FP (1% ST)2.94 FP
#41 Dawson Knox (2% OWN)2.68 FP2.59 FP
#42 Marcedes Lewis2.6 FP2.28 FP
#43 Foster Moreau2.51 FP2.5 FP
#44 Kyle Rudolph (9% OWN)2.51 FP (2% ST)3.1 FP

MARCEDES LEWIS IS THE #35 TE ON FANDUEL AND IS THE #39 HIGHEST PRICED

He is projected for 3.7 FanDuel points and priced at $4.3K. Using average points per dollar in the player pool, he is expected to produce 6.37 FPs, making him worth -$1802 less than $4.3K. Below are how he ranks on FanDuel. Look for players with comparable or more fantasy points at a lower or same salary.

FANDUEL WEEK (TE) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#33 Jesse James4 FD Points$4300
#34 Mo Alie-Cox4 FD Points$5000
#35 Marcedes Lewis3.7 FD Points$4300
#36 Cole Kmet3.7 FD Points$4300
#37 Ian Thomas3.7 FD Points$4600

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.

MARCEDES LEWISFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 202020.531.720.811.21081.60.0
-- Per Game (9 Proj)2.283.522.311.2412.00.180.00
Week 9 @SF2.874.472.911.6015.30.220.00
Week 10 vs JAC2.603.902.361.3013.20.210.00
2020 Season30.748.7261818720
-- Per Game (16 GP)1.923.041.621.1211.70.120.00
2019 to 202032.152.1292020120
-- Per Game (17 GP)1.893.061.711.1811.80.120.00