Gardner Minshew ($6,400) – Jacksonville Jaguars - Value
Completing 69.9% of his passes for 7.3 yards per pass attempt, Gardner Minshew benefits from Jacksonville’s 66.5% pass rate. While the Jaguars sit at 1-4, Minshew’s raw numbers remain unaffected. This week, the Jaguars take on the Detroit Lions as 3.5-point underdogs in a game totaled at 54-points. With a negative game script likely on the horizon, Minshew looks likely to play in another voluminous passing game.
On top of a solid offensive role, Minshew finds himself in a solid matchup against Detroit. While both offenses have played inefficient football at times this season, both teams rank inside the top ten in seconds per play. The Lions also allow 7.5 yards per pass attempt. This mark ranks bottom ten in the NFL. Minshew has now thrown the ball 39.2 times per game to start the season, making him a premier value on the Week 6 slate.