The Worksheet, a fantasy football overview by Rich Hribar, breaking down everything you need to know for the Week 13 Washington Commanders at New York Giants Sunday afternoon game.

WashingtonRank@NY GiantsRank
-1.5Spread1.5
21Implied Total20.5
19.424Points/Gm20.522
19.710Points All./Gm21.114
66.75Plays/Gm64.513
58.41Opp. Plays/Gm61.26
4.929Off. Yards/Play5.124
5.312Def. Yards/Play5.826
45.63%11Rush%50.35%5
54.37%22Pass%49.65%28
42.51%15Opp. Rush %43.98%20
57.49%18Opp. Pass %56.02%13
  • Washington is 6-0-1 against the spread over their past seven games, the best record in the league.
  • Washington is 4-0 against the spread as a favorite this season, the best record in the league.
  • The Giants are 6-1 against the spread as an underdog.
  • 38.2% of the Giants’ points have come in the first half this season, 31st in the league.
  • 44.6% of the points scored by Washington have come in the first half this season, 27th in the league.
  • 58.3% (14-of-24) of the touchdowns scored by the Giants have come via rushing, trailing only Cleveland (60.0%).
  • The Commanders have allowed a first down or touchdown on 17.2% of running back carries, third in the league.
  • The Giants have allowed a first down or touchdown on 24.3% of running back rushes, 20th in the league.
  • Washington has a passing rate 9% below expectation since Taylor Heinicke took over as the starter after being dead even (0% above/below expectation) prior.
  • The Commanders have a 38.2% passing rate on early downs in neutral game situations over that span, 31st in the league.
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Quarterback

Daniel Jones: Playing with a skeleton crew on Thanksgiving, Jones managed a QB19 (14.5 points) scoring week. Jones has been up and down as a starter for fantasy but has rarely bottomed out as a viable 2QB option. Over his past eight games, Jones has three QB1 scoring weeks, but just one week lower than QB19.

Jones typically goes as his rushing output goes. In his three QB1 scoring weeks this season, Jones has had 18.8, 16.7, and 11.0 rushing points. Outside of those weeks, Jones is averaging 2.8 rushing points per game and as a byproduct, 13.8 total fantasy points per game those weeks.

Over their past eight games, the Commanders have been strong defensively. Since Week 5, Washington has allowed a 60.9% completion rate (fifth), 6.6 yards per pass attempt (sixth), and an 82.3 rating (fifth). They also are third in the NFL in pressure rate (36.3%). Jones will need his legs here to be handled as more than a 2QB option.

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