Quarterback Sam Howell faces a matchup against the 18th-ranked pass defense in the league (223.3 yards allowed per game) in Week 9, when his Washington Commanders play the New England Patriots, Sunday at 1:00 PM ET.
Should Howell be a player that you insert into your fantasy football lineup this week for his matchup versus the Patriots? Prior to making that choice, here’s a look at the stats and trends you need to know.
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Sam Howell Week 9 Game Info
Let’s go into some of the upcoming game’s key info, along with the projected fantasy points for Howell:
Matchup: Washington Commanders at New England Patriots
Time: 1:00 PM
Date: November 5, 2023
Projected Fantasy Points: 14.954
Sam Howell Fantasy Stats
Here’s a look at the fantasy numbers of Howell this season:
In 2023, Howell has 140.9 fantasy points (17.6 per game) — eighth at his position, 10th in the league.
Howell has accumulated 58.8 fantasy points (19.6 per game) during his past three games. He has connected on 75 of 117 passes for 797 yards, throwing for seven touchdowns with two interceptions, and has run for 29 yards on nine carries.
Howell has completed 141 of 209 passes for 1,475 yards, throwing for 10 touchdowns with three interceptions, and has run for 88 yards on 19 carries in his past five games. He has accumulated 103.8 fantasy points (20.8 per game) during that stretch.
Sam Howell accumulated 31.0 fantasy points — 39-of-52 (75%), 397 yards, 4 TDs, 1 INT — in his best game of the season. That was last week versus the Philadelphia Eagles.
Howell accumulated 0.6 fantasy points — 19-of-29 (65.5%), 170 yards, 0 TDs, 4 INTs — in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills, which was his worst game of the season.
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Sam Howell 2022 Fantasy Game Log
Sam Howell vs. Patriots
Here are several relevant data points on the Patriots squad Howell will be playing:
New England has allowed one player to rack up over 300 passing yards in a game this season.
The Patriots have given up at least one passing touchdown to seven opposing quarterbacks this season.
New England has allowed three players to throw at least two touchdowns in a game this season.
The Patriots have allowed three or more passing touchdowns to one opposing quarterback this season.