Derek Carr, QB, Oakland Raiders
Carr was solid but unspectacular against the Los Angeles Chargers last Thursday night, going 21-for 31 for 218 yards and one touchdown. His streak of multiple passing touchdown games ended at three, but the Raiders’ signal caller is in line to start a new streak in Week 11.
The Cincinnati Bengals entered Week 10 allowing the sixth-most fantasy points to quarterbacks (Yahoo! scoring), before Lamar Jackson ripped them for 288 total yards and four total touchdowns on his way to 33.42 fantasy points. Then Carr gets favorable-looking matchups against the New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans from Week 12-Week 14.
One issue for Carr is volume, as he has topped 35 attempts in game just once all season. But he didn’t need volume to top 280 passing yards in three straight games prior to Week 10, and his next four matchups are burnable. Add him and easily fire him up as no less than a QB2 in 12 and 14-team leagues over that stretch.
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