These 16 questions in the NFC will help to define dynasty for years to come. See 16 AFC questions here.
Is Daniel Jones the answer at quarterback for New York Giants?
This seems unlikely. The team declined to exercise his fifth-year option, and Jones had shown no growth during his career, with his first three years averaging 6.6, 6.6, and 6.7 yards per attempt as a passer. The team added Brian Daboll as head coach and Joe Schoen as general manager, who could look to pick their own starter in 2023.
Is Jalen Hurts a franchise quarterback?
Jalen Hurts gives the Eagles a huge edge: he’s a middle-of-the-pack starting quarterback on a rookie deal. This has allowed the Eagles to make major moves, including a trade and a 100 million dollar contract for A.J. Brown, in an attempt to win a Super Bowl. That is doable with a quarterback on a rookie deal but becomes less so on a 30+ million dollar contract. The bill will come due for Hurts will due after 2023, with extension negotiations likely to begin next summer. Will Hurts play up to the cost? Will Philadelphia be willing to pay up?
Is CeeDee Lamb a WR1?
CeeDee Lamb has become a top 5 wide receiver in dynasty formats before posting a top 12 finish in his career. Lamb has had a more limited role than his cost would suggest. For example, in 24 games both Lamb and Michael Gallup played, Lamb has only played more snaps than Gallup in three of them. The team moved on from Amari Cooper and Gallup is working back from an injury. This leaves Dallas dependent on Lamb producing like a WR1. If he is not, he will disappoint his dynasty cost.
How is the Washington quarterback situation solved?
Since drafting Dwayne Haskins in 2019, Washington has started Taylor Heinicke (15), Haskins (13 games), Case Keenum (8), Colt McCoy (1), Alex Smith (6), Kyle Allen (4), Garrett Gilbert (1), and Ryan Fitzpatrick (1). The team traded for Carson Wentz to get their franchise back on track. Wentz was better than his reputation in 2021 and turns to Washington, who ranked 22nd in yards per play and 24th in points scored per game despite starting Heinicke for 15 games. Wentz could outperform his dynasty cost, but his longevity is a question, and the team is likely better than picking at the top of the draft.
What is Chicago’s plan at quarterback?
The Bears traded up for Justin Fields in the 2021 NFL Draft. Then the team fired their general manager (Ryan Pace) and head coach (Matt Nagy), before hiring new general manager Ryan Poles and head coach Matt Eberflus. The new Bears regime has little to benefit Fields in 2022, so there is concern about the team’s commitment to him. Fields will need to play well in 2022 to fend off the team addressing the position in 2023.
Is Jared Goff a long-term solution at quarterback in Detroit?
Jared Goff has an affordable contract for the next two years but has no guaranteed money on his contract after 2022. Goff has a good set of supporting skill players and a good offensive line. The 2022 season is a key swing year in his career. If he performs well, Goff could be a good long-term value in Dynasty. If he does not, he could find himself without a starting job.
Who is the WR1 in Green Bay?
Green Bay traded Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders in March, and now the offense has an Adams-sized hole. The team did little to address the position in free agency but drafted Christian Watson and Romeo Doubs. How this hole in the offense is fixed will be a major watch in 2022.
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