Patrick Laird Is Not Projected to See Consistent Snaps and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Patrick Laird is not projected to be worth a roster spot based on total fantasy points the rest of the season. His 15 projected fantasy points puts him at #84 behind Dexter Williams and ahead of Tyler Ervin. He has averaged 4.58 fantasy points in his past 20 games, which is more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 1.6 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#87) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #81 ranked running back. Patrick Laird is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #82 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#82 DeAndre Washington (1% OWN)15.5 FP, 1.72 per game86 FP, 16 gp, 5.4 per game (#56)
#83 Dexter Williams (2% OWN)15.3 FP, 1.7 per game86 FP, 16 gp, 5.4 per game (#56)
#84 Patrick Laird14.8 FP, 1.64 per game45 FP, 9 gp, 5 per game (#59)
#85 Tyler Ervin (4% OWN)14.5 FP, 1.61 per game45 FP, 9 gp, 5 per game (#59)
#86 Mike Boone (1% OWN)14 FP, 1.55 per game47 FP, 8 gp, 5.9 per game (#49)

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PATRICK LAIRD PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF MARK INGRAM IN WEEK 9

Patrick Laird is projected for 2.5 fantasy points in week 9 which only ranks him as the #63 projected running back 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 Mark Ingram but behind Sony Michel. Week 10 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#66). He is projected for 2.8 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#61 Devine Ozigbo (4% OWN)2.83 FP2.59 FP
#62 Sony Michel (30% OWN)2.54 FP (1% ST)4.66 FP
#63 Patrick Laird2.46 FP1.64 FP
#64 Mark Ingram (72% OWN)2.41 FP (3% ST)5.6 FP
#65 Peyton Barber (3% OWN)2.3 FP2.28 FP
WEEK 10 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#64 Kyle Juszczyk (1% OWN)3.02 FP3.1 FP
#65 Devine Ozigbo (4% OWN)2.98 FP2.59 FP
#66 Patrick Laird2.79 FP1.64 FP
#67 Devontae Booker (2% OWN)2.77 FP2.83 FP
#68 Anthony McFarland Jr. (6% OWN)2.31 FP2.07 FP

PATRICK LAIRD IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $4K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $4.5

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 3.1 FD points and is worth -$2664 less than $4.5K on FD. On DK he is projected for 3.7 points and is worth -$2390 less than $4K. 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 (RB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#59 Devine Ozigbo3.4 FD Points$4700
#60 Devontae Booker3.3 FD Points$4900
#61 Patrick Laird3.1 FD Points$4500
#62 Sony Michel2.7 FD Points$5000
#63 Mark Ingram2.7 FD Points$5600
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (RB) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#46 Benny Snell3.9 DK Points$4000
#47 Devontae Booker3.8 DK Points$4000
#48 Patrick Laird3.7 DK Points$4000
#49 Mark Ingram3.1 DK Points$4800
#50 Dion Lewis3 DK Points$4100

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.

PATRICK LAIRDFPPPRRUSHYDTDRECRECYD
Rest of 202014.820.623.875.30.65.840.7
-- Per Game (9 Proj)1.642.292.648.40.060.644.5
Week 9 @ARI2.463.663.711.80.081.208.1
Week 10 vs LAC2.794.094.013.30.101.308.7
2020 Season46.372.362168126215
-- Per Game (11 GP)4.26.65.615.30.092.3619.5