Fantasy Football 2021: 3 QB’s you’re drafting too high/too low

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Jameis Winston, Fantasy Football
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – DECEMBER 13: Jameis Winston #2 of the New Orleans Saints warms up prior to taking on the New Orleans Saints at Lincoln Financial Field on December 13, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images) /

Jameis Winston QB/ New Orleans Saints ADP: 14.05

Let me make my belief on this matter clear off the bat — Taysom Hill is not going to win that starting job with the New Orleans Saints.  Jameis Winston is the passer that Taysom Hill wishes he was.

Yes, Jameis throws too many interceptions, he can be erratic, and his ability to make simple throws way too exciting in a not-good way is well documented. However, this is a guy who led the league in passing yards and was second in passing touchdowns a few years ago.  Built solid, with a new training regimen and the teachings of Sean Payton and Drew Brees, and Winston might just become the guy he was always meant to be.

Jameis is gifted with an absolute cannon of a right arm, and he has enough mobility that he can extend plays and make the big throws on the run. Giving him a viable running back to check down to in Alvin Kamara will only increase his confidence and Michael Thomas is a great target for him to pepper throughout the game.

Winston is going as the number 26 QB, but assuming he wins the job (he will), he profiles as a solid QB1, probably back end considering Taysom Hill is going to steal snaps and touchdowns for rushing purposes.

Being taken behind Hill, Big Ben, and Tua in fantasy football drafts is outrageous. Take him in the double-digit rounds, but don’t wait too long, and don’t think that avoiding him is going to work out if you take one of the other guys mentioned.