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CARSON
WENTZ

In 2017, when Carson Wentz had his MVP-caliber campaign, he averaged 21.7 fantasy football points-per-game. This past season, that would have given him a top-10 finish among QBs. Obviously that season was a long time ago and he has been significantly worse since, so why do I believe that Wentz could not only repeat it, but build on it? Because his situation in Indianapolis screams it. During that 2017 campaign, Carson Wentz’s offensive coordinator was Frank Reich. Immediately following that season, Reich went to the Colts as their head coach and now will be doing the offensive play calling for Wentz once again. Wentz will also have a top-5 offensive line in the league, something he had in 2017 and did not have last season. He will also have a phenomenal defense to take some weight off his shoulders and allow the Colts to be competitive in games. Exactly like he had in 2017. The only key difference between Wentz’s 2017 season and this season is he does not have a Zach Ertz-level talent. However, he still has plenty  of talent with young stars in Michael Pittman and Parris Campbell, a trustee veteran in T.Y. Hilton, a couple of trustee TEs in Jack Doyle and Mo Alie-Cox, and a bevy of good running backs with at least some pass catching upside in Marlon Mack, Jonathan Taylor, and Nhyeim Hines. All of those factors scream that he will, at the very least, have a QB1 level season and you can get him as your QB2 since he has an ADP of QB20.

PROJECTION

63.5 Completion %

4,200 passing yds

34 passing TDs

10 Interceptions

250 rushing yds

3 rushing TDs

By Lukas Parrish