Who Should I Start? Matthew Stafford or Trevor Lawrence

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
21.3 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Matthew Stafford News

Matthew Stafford Expected To Attend Minicamp

Wednesday, June 5, 3:02 PM

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford is still seeking more guaranteed money in the final two years of his current deal, but despite that, he is expected to attend mandatory minicamp next week. Stafford has also been in attendance for voluntary workouts all offseason. He is signed through the 2026 season but only has $15 million guaranteed in the final two years of his deal and none beyond 2024. The 36-year-old veteran played in just nine games in 2022 due to injury but apparently wants to continue playing for at least the next three years. The former first overall pick by the Detroit Lions in 2009 out of Georgia played in 15 regular-season games last year and threw for 3,965 yards, 24 touchdowns and 11 interceptions to finish as the QB15 in fantasy. Stafford has plenty to work with in the passing attack with Cooper Kupp and Puka Nacua, but he's going to need to be very efficient and stay healthy to be in play as even a low-end QB1.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
23.7 11.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Trevor Lawrence News

Trevor Lawrence Wants A New Contract

Monday, June 3, 2:31 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence said he would love to have a contract extension in place before training camp begins at the end of July, but it's not going to be an issue for him if he doesn't get it. Lawrence's representatives and the Jaguars have been working on an extension for months, and the deal is expected to make him one of the highest-paid QBs in the NFL in terms of average annual salary. He's entering the final season of a fully-guaranteed, four-year deal worth $36,793,592 that he signed after being taken first overall in the 2021 draft. Lawrence's fifth-year option was picked up, which fully guarantees him $25.664 million in 2025. The 24-year-old said he's more concerned with continuing to develop in his third season in head coach Doug Pederson's offense than with his extension. With better health in 2024, Lawrence could easily take another step forward.

Matthew Stafford vs. Trevor Lawrence

Still trying to decide between Stafford and Lawrence? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Matthew Stafford is projected to score 21.3 points this week while Trevor Lawrence is projected to score 23.7 points.