Andy Dalton

FPPG: 5.2  |  FanDuel Salary: $6,300
FPPG: 5.2  |  FanDuel Salary: $6,300
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Andy Dalton (knee) still Bears starter when healthy

Chicago Bears quarterback Andy Dalton (knee) is still the team's starter when he's healthy, head coach Matt Nagy reiterated Wednesday.

What It Means:

Justin Fields will make his first NFL start in Week 3 against the Cleveland Browns as Dalton deals with a knee injury, but Nagy has made it clear that the veteran is still the starter when he's available. Despite the coach's comments, Fields has the talent to steal the job away while Dalton is sidelined. Fields' average depth of target (10.5 yards) is also more than twice as long as Dalton's (4.6), which improves the upside of Allen Robinson and Darnell Mooney. Dalton is considered week-to-week for now.

Among the 35 quarterbacks with double-digit drop backs this season, Dalton is averaging the eighth-fewest Passing Net Expected Points per drop back and Fields is last. Fields has a $6,500 salary on FanDuel in Week 3. The Browns are allowing the third-most FanDuel points per game to the quarterback position this season.