Who Should I Start? Deshaun Watson or Cooper Rush


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
27.8 35.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Deshaun Watson News

Deshaun Watson Hasn't Had Setbacks With His Shoulder

Wednesday, July 17, 2:05 PM

At his second annual 7-on-7 high-school showcase through his foundation, Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson (shoulder) didn't say whether he expects to be fully cleared for the start of training camp next week, but he did say that there have been no setbacks in his shoulder rehab. "I'm great," Watson said. The 28-year-old played in only six games in 2023 for the second straight year due to a right-shoulder injury that required season-ending surgery. The good news is that he was throwing during minicamp this offseason and is expected to be ready for the Week 1 regular-season opener, barring a setback this summer. Watson has QB1 potential when healthy, but he missed all of 2021 due to a suspension and has played in only 12 games the last two years due to injury, which makes him a risk/reward QB2 in fantasy in 2024 in what could be a make-or-break season.


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Cooper Rush News

Cooper Rush Active As Backup QB Sunday

Sunday, January 14, 3:15 PM

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Cooper Rush (illness) is officially active for Sunday's playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. He had been listed as questionable after missing practice on Friday. Rush has only played sparingly in garbage-time situations this year, completing 75 percent of his passes for 144 yards, zero touchdowns, and one interception. He'll remain in the backup role behind Dak Prescott this weekend.


Deshaun Watson vs. Cooper Rush

Still trying to decide between Watson and Rush? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Deshaun Watson is projected to score 27.8 points this week while Cooper Rush is projected to score 0.0 points.