Who Should I Start? Skylar Thompson or Desmond Ridder

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

Skylar Thompson News

Skylar Thompson Intercepted Twice Saturday

Saturday, August 26, 10:44 PM

Miami Dolphins quarterback Skylar Thompson completed 15 of 24 passes for 135 yards, zero touchdowns, and two interceptions during Saturday's loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. He also tallied 18 rushing yards. Ultimately, Thompson finishes the preseason with a 59.7 percent completion rate, three touchdowns, and four picks. He should make the 53-man roster, but it remains to be seen whether he or Mike White (concussion) will occupy the No. 2 role behind Tua Tagovailoa.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
15.3 11.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Desmond Ridder News

Cardinals Acquiring Desmond Ridder From Falcons

Thursday, March 14, 1:30 PM

The Arizona Cardinals are acquiring former starting quarterback Desmond Ridder from the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, according to a source. Ridder squandered his chance as the full-time starter for the Falcons in 2023 by throwing for 2,836 yards, 12 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 15 games (13 starts), eventually being benched in favor of Taylor Heinicke. The former third-round pick out of Cincinnati has also lost nine fumbles in 19 games (17 starts) in his two NFL seasons. Atlanta's signing of Kirk Cousins made Ridder expendable, and he'll now make for a solid backup option in Arizona for starter Kyler Murray. The 24-year-old obviously won't be on the fantasy radar in single-year leagues in 2024 now that he's firmly entrenched in a backup role.

Skylar Thompson vs. Desmond Ridder

Still trying to decide between Thompson and Ridder? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Skylar Thompson is projected to score 0.0 points this week while Desmond Ridder is projected to score 15.3 points.