New Orleans Saints quarterback Derek Carr will take on the 10th-ranked pass defense of the New England Patriots (196 yards allowed per game) in Week 5, at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday.
When setting your fantasy football lineup this week, is Carr worth starting? For analysis on his game against the Patriots, we’ve got you covered.
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Derek Carr Week 5 Game Info
Let’s highlight some of the upcoming game’s vital info, including the projected fantasy points for Carr:
Matchup: New Orleans Saints at New England Patriots
Time: 1:00 PM
Date: October 8, 2023
Projected Fantasy Points: 11.737
Derek Carr Fantasy Stats
Here’s a glance at the fantasy figures of Carr this season:
With 32.6 fantasy points (8.2 per game) in 2023, Carr is ranked 85th overall in the NFL and 30th at his position.
Carr has connected on 57 of 91 passes for 458 yards, throwing for one touchdown with one interception, and has run for -3 yards on five carries over his past three games. He has picked up 18.0 fantasy points (6.0 per game) in that span.
In his best game of the season — Week 1 against the Tennessee Titans — Derek Carr finished with 14.6 fantasy points. His stat line: 23-of-33 (69.7%), 305 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT.
In his worst game of the season — last week versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Carr finished with 3.2 fantasy points. His stat line: 23-of-37 (62.2%), 127 yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs.
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Derek Carr 2022 Fantasy Game Log
Derek Carr vs. Patriots
Here are several key stats on the Patriots squad Carr will be facing:
New England hasn’t allowed a player to total more than 300 passing yards against them in a matchup yet this season.
The Patriots have allowed three players to throw at least one touchdown in a game this season.
New England hasn’t given up more than one passing touchdown to any opposing quarterbacks this season.