In Week 8 (Sunday at 1:00 PM ET), QB Derek Carr and the New Orleans Saints will play the Indianapolis Colts, who have the 19th-ranked passing defense in the NFL (232.6 yards conceded per game).
When setting your fantasy football lineup this week, is Carr worth starting? For insights into his game against the Colts, we’ve got you covered.
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Derek Carr Week 8 Game Info
Let’s go into some of the upcoming game’s vital info, including the projected fantasy points for Carr:
Matchup: New Orleans Saints at Indianapolis Colts
Time: 1:00 PM
Date: October 29, 2023
Projected Fantasy Points: 13.553
Derek Carr Fantasy Stats
Below is a look at the fantasy figures of Carr this season:
Carr is 21st at his position, and 35th overall in the league, with 82.0 fantasy points (11.7 per game).
Carr has connected on 83 of 131 passes for 837 yards, throwing for four touchdowns with two interceptions, and has run for 20 yards on six carries over his past three games. He has accumulated 49.4 fantasy points (16.5 per game) in that span.
In his past five games, Carr has accumulated 60.7 fantasy points (12.1 per game). He is 119-of-186 for 1,067 yards, with five touchdowns and two interceptions and has rushed for 21 yards on eight carries.
In his best game of the season, Derek Carr finished with 17.4 fantasy points — 33-of-55 (60%), 301 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT. That was last week against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Carr picked up 3.2 fantasy points — 23-of-37 (62.2%), 127 yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs — in his worst game of the season. That was in Week 4 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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Derek Carr 2022 Fantasy Game Log
Derek Carr vs. Colts
Here are a few important data points on the Colts defense Carr will be playing:
Two players have recorded more than 300 passing yards in a game against Indianapolis this season.
The Colts have given up at least one passing touchdown to four opposing quarterbacks this season.
Indianapolis has allowed three players to throw two or more touchdowns in a game this season.
The Colts haven’t allowed a player to throw for at least three touchdowns against them in a game this season.