2020 Fantasy Rankings
Overall # 23 · QB # 1 (Tier 1)
ADP (12-team PPR): 2.06, 19th
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Patrick Mahomes

QB, Kansas City Chiefs

Height 6'2" Weight 225 DOB 1995-09-17 Age 25
College Texas Tech

Season Projections
Updated Sep 7
Source FPts PaCmp PaAtt CmpPct PaYd PaFD PaTD PaINT Sacked RuAtt RuYd RuAvg RuFD RuTD FL
RotoBaller 401.3 372 567 65.6 4655 - 34 10 0 58 305 5.26 - 2 2

2020 fantasy football projections by .

Position Rankings
Rank Name ADP1 Comment
Tier 1
1 Patrick Mahomes, KC 2.06
2 Lamar Jackson, BAL 2.10
Tier 2
3 Russell Wilson, SEA 5.11
Articles
  • PPR Best Ball Draft Picks and Pans
    Jul 28 · By Mike MacGregor for Draft Buddy
    Takeaway Love Mahomes, think he is special, but I can’t get behind drafting him this early in a start 1 QB league.
  • Fantasy News Last 90 Days
  • Patrick Mahomes Throws Two Touchdowns In Week 6

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes went 20-for-25 for 217 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Week 6 against the Buffalo Bills. He also rushed eight times for 38 yards. It wasnt the most impressive game for the former MVP, but with rainy weather, the Chiefs elected to favor the run in this matchup versus the pass. The former MVP still put together a solid performance overall and will look to keep it going against an underrated Denver Broncos Defense in Week 7. Mahomes remains a QB1 every week.

    Oct 19 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Should Continue Strong Season In Week 6

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will look to take advantage of a tired Buffalo Bills Defense in Week 6. The Bills played on Tuesday and wont have much time to game plan against the strongest offense in the league and former MVP. Mahomes continues to be one of the best overall option in weekly leagues and will look to become the fifth quarterback this season to throw for two or more touchdowns against the Bills. The Bills defense has also only picked off two passes and has allowed 274 yards per game. Mahomes is in a strong position to put up big numbers Sunday and should always be started in all formats.

    Oct 15 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Throws First Interception

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw his first interception of the season against the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 5. Mahomes did throw for 340 yards, two touchdowns and ran for a rushing touchdown. Mahomes also converted a two-point conversion, but was just 22-for-43 on the afternoon. The Raiders defense did a really good job against the MVP in their upset victory and held the Chiefs to just eight second half points. Even in a loss and a sloppy game by the Chiefs, Mahomes still put up nice numbers for managers and remains a QB1 against the Bills in Week 6.

    Oct 11 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes In Line For A Strong Week

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is set up to have a dominant Week 5 against the Las Vegas Raiders. The former MVP should be started every week of the season by managers, but those in DFS should take note that the Raiders have allowed have 30 points per game and 388.8 total yards per contest. Mahomes is in a strong position to meet both expectations on Sunday. The Chiefs operate one of the most exciting and successful offenses in the game and a struggling Raiders defense should have trouble against the defending champions with Mahomes likely to play a big part. He is a QB1 every week and has a chance to put up video numbers in Week 5.

    Oct 8 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Tosses Two Touchdowns In Week 4

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was held in check by the Patriots for most of Mondays contest, but came alive late in the game. Mahomes tossed a short pass to wide receiver Tyreek Hill for a touchdown late in the third quarter and connected with wide receiver Mecole Hardman for a short touchdown in the fourth quarter. Mahomes finished the game 19-for-29 with 236 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The Patriots did a very good job against the MVP and things should get easier in a matchup against the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 5. Mahomes operates the most explosive offense in the league and should be started every week.

    Oct 5 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Remains A Strong Option In Week 4

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is coming off of his best performance of the year and will look to keep it going in what should be an entertaining battle against the New England Patriots. Patriots coach Bill Belichick is likely staying up at night trying to find a game plan to stop Mahomes and the Chiefs explosive offense, but Mahomes as shown that the offense he leads is one of the best in a long time and wont be easy to stop. The Patriots Defense has only allowed 66 points on the season, but they have allowed 357 yards passing per game. The Patriots are likely to try run the ball and clock to prevent Mahomes from being on the field, but the MVP has shown that he doesnt need much time to do damage and he remains a QB1 every week.

    Oct 1 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Dominates On Monday Night

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had himself a performance on Monday versus the Baltimore Ravens. The MVP completed 31 of 42 passes for 385 yards and four touchdowns. Mahomes also chipped in with four rushes for 26 yards and a rushing touchdown. Mahomes was dominant throughout the game and connected with eight different receivers. It was vintage Mahomes all night long and managers have to happy. Mahomes remains a QB1 every week and will face off against the New England Patriots in Week 4.

    Sep 28 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Has Tough Task In Week 3

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will face his toughest task of the season on Monday versus a tough Baltimore Ravens Defense. The Ravens have allowed just 305 yards per game and thats good for second in the league. The Ravens have also only allowed 22 points on the season. Mahomes has passed for 513 yards with five touchdowns and zero interceptions through two weeks and also has rushed six times for 54 yards. Despite the tough matchup, Mahomes and the Chiefs offense remains explosive and Mahomes should be considered a QB1 and started every week.

    Sep 25 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Throws For 302 Yards In Tough Week 2 Outing

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw for 302 yards with a pair of touchdowns in Week 2 against the Chargers in a victory on Sunday. The MVP also rushed six times for 54 yards. The numbers overall were satisfactory, but Mahomes did struggle by going just 27/47. There should be no worries as Mahomes still put up a good performance and failed to turnover the ball. Mahomes remains one of the best options in the game and should always be started. He will draw a tough matchup against the Ravens in Week 3.

    Sep 20 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Looks To Continue Success Against Chargers

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is in for a tasty treat in a matchup versus the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Mahomes is coming off of a three touchdown performance on Thursday versus the Texans and will look to keep the momentum going. Arguably the best fantasy quarterback, Mahomes faces a Chargers team that he tore up in 2019 for six touchdowns, zero interceptions and 499 yards over two contests. Making things more favorable, the Chargers Defense will be without linebacker Drue Tranquill (ankle) and their star defensive lineman Joey Bosa (triceps) banged up, but expected to play. It should be a given that managers should start Mahomes every time out, but Sundays matchup could be extra special.

    Sep 17 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Throws For Three Touchdowns In Week 1

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes started his season on a high note on Thursday night against the Houston Texans. The Super Bowl MVP was 24-for-32 and racked up just 211 yards, but threw for three touchdowns with zero interceptions. Its no shock to fantasy managers that Mahomes is one of the best options in all formats and he will head into a matchup versus the Chargers in a favorable matchup on Sunday. Mahomes can safely be started every week other than his bye week.

    Sep 10 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Has Been Great In Chiefs Losses

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has a 108.2 passer rating in games that the Chiefs have lost, including the playoffs, in his time as a starter the last two full seasons. His passer rating for all games, including the playoffs, sits at 108.6. In Mahomes' 36 career starts, including the postseason, the Chiefs are 28-8 (.778). The Super Bowl MVP has never had a QBR below 52.6 in the seven games the team has lost when he has started. It goes to show how good Mahomes has been so far in his career, even when KC winds up on the losing end. The 24-year-old signed a 10-year, $503 million extension and will remain with the Chiefs through the 2031 season. He came off fantasy boards early in drafts as the first or second QB and will be a must-start all year long, including on Thursday night in the 2020 season opener against Houston.

    Sep 8 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Patrick Mahomes Begins 2020 Season Healthy, Elite

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has made it cool to pick quarterbacks in the first round of fantasy drafts again. Even despite a gruesome dislocated knee last year, Mahomes enters the new season as a Super Bowl champion and arguably the top signal caller on the board. With all of his pass-catching weapons returning, Mahomes is an obvious must start in every season-long league, in addition to having considerable DFS appeal no matter his opponent. Hell have an especially exploitable matchup to begin the year Sept. 10 when he faces a Texans Defense that he carved up for five touchdowns and 51 points during the postseason in 2019. There are few players in the entire league that boasts floors comparable to Mahomes, the highest-paid player in major American sports history.

    Aug 27 · Source via Chiefs Patrick Mahomes
  • Quarterback
    Performance Scoring Review · Switch
    Season Team G FPts Snp PaCmp PaAtt CmpPct PaYd PaFD PaTD PaINT Sacked RuAtt RuYd RuAvg RuFD RuTD FL
    2017 KC 1 14.2 63 (94.0%) 22 35 62.9 284 15 0 1 2 7 10 1.43 0 0 0
    2018 KC 16 482.1 1032 (98.8%) 383 580 66.0 5097 239 50 12 25 60 272 4.53 22 2 2
    2019 KC 14 334.4 891 (94.5%) 319 484 65.9 4031 0 26 5 17 43 218 5.07 0 2 2
    2020 KC 6 172.5 422 (100.0%) 144 219 65.8 1699 0 15 1 7 34 165 4.85 0 2 0
    2020 RotoBaller 401.3 372 567 65.6 4655 - 34 10 0 58 305 5.26 - 2 2

    2020 fantasy football projections by .

    2020
    Performance Scoring Review · Switch
    Wk Opp Score FPts Snp PaCmp PaAtt CmpPct PaYd PaFD PaTD PaINT Sacked RuAtt RuYd RuAvg RuFD RuTD FL
    1 HOU W 34-20 22.6 69 (100.0%) 24 32 75.0 211 0 3 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0
    2 LAC W 23-20 28.5 77 (100.0%) 27 47 57.4 302 0 2 0 1 6 54 9.00 0 0 0
    3 BAL W 34-20 43.9 75 (100.0%) 31 42 73.8 385 0 4 0 0 4 26 6.50 0 1 0
    4 NE W 26-10 22.6 56 (100.0%) 19 29 65.5 236 0 2 0 1 8 28 3.50 0 0 0
    5 LV L 32-40 32.1 72 (100.0%) 22 43 51.2 340 0 2 1 3 6 21 3.50 0 1 0
    6 BUF W 26-17 22.9 73 (100.0%) 21 26 80.8 225 0 2 0 1 10 36 3.60 0 0 0
    2019
    Wk Opp Score FPts Snp PaCmp PaAtt CmpPct PaYd PaFD PaTD PaINT Sacked RuAtt RuYd RuAvg RuFD RuTD FL
    1 JAC W 40-26 31.1 59 (86.8%) 25 33 75.8 378 0 3 0 0 1 2 2.00 0 0 0
    2 OAK W 28-10 38.1 76 (100.0%) 30 44 68.2 443 0 4 0 2 1 -1 -1.00 0 0 1
    3 BAL W 33-28 31.6 68 (100.0%) 27 37 73.0 374 0 3 0 1 4 9 2.25 0 0 0
    4 DET W 34-30 21.2 70 (100.0%) 24 42 57.1 315 0 0 0 0 6 54 9.00 0 0 0
    5 IND L 13-19 21.8 63 (100.0%) 22 39 56.4 321 0 1 0 4 3 17 5.67 0 0 0
    6 HOU L 24-31 24.6 58 (100.0%) 19 35 54.3 273 0 3 1 1 1 -1 -1.00 0 0 1
    7 DEN W 30-6 8.0 20 (32.8%) 10 11 90.9 76 0 1 0 0 1 2 2.00 0 0 0
    10 TEN L 32-35 34.3 82 (100.0%) 36 50 72.0 446 0 3 0 2 0 0 - 0 0 0
    11 LAC W 24-17 18.0 68 (100.0%) 19 32 59.4 182 0 1 1 1 5 59 11.80 0 0 0
    13 OAK W 40-9 21.3 66 (98.5%) 15 29 51.7 175 0 1 0 1 3 25 8.33 0 1 0
    14 NE W 23-16 17.8 78 (100.0%) 26 40 65.0 283 0 1 1 1 6 6 1.00 0 0 0
    15 DEN W 23-3 25.1 68 (100.0%) 27 34 79.4 340 0 2 1 3 3 11 3.67 0 0 0
    16 CHI W 26-3 28.0 65 (98.5%) 23 33 69.7 251 0 2 0 1 2 14 7.00 0 1 0
    17 LAC W 31-21 13.8 50 (100.0%) 16 25 64.0 174 0 1 1 0 7 21 3.00 0 0 0
    DP HOU W 51-31 41.4 64 (100.0%) 23 35 65.7 321 0 5 0 0 7 53 7.57 0 0 0
    CC TEN W 35-24 38.0 68 (100.0%) 23 35 65.7 294 0 3 0 2 8 53 6.63 0 1 0
    SB SF W 31-20 29.2 0 (0.0%) 26 42 61.9 286 0 2 2 4 9 29 3.22 0 1 0
    2018
    Wk Opp Score FPts Snp PaCmp PaAtt CmpPct PaYd PaFD PaTD PaINT Sacked RuAtt RuYd RuAvg RuFD RuTD FL
    1 LAC W 38-28 30.9 56 (100.0%) 15 27 55.6 256 10 4 0 1 5 21 4.20 2 0 0
    2 PIT W 42-37 42.1 58 (100.0%) 23 28 82.1 326 17 6 0 1 5 18 3.60 1 0 0
    3 SF W 38-27 28.4 75 (100.0%) 24 38 63.2 314 16 3 0 2 5 7 1.40 2 0 0
    4 DEN W 27-23 25.9 78 (100.0%) 28 45 62.2 304 13 1 0 1 3 7 2.33 1 1 0
    5 JAC W 30-14 21.0 70 (100.0%) 22 38 57.9 313 17 0 2 1 4 13 3.25 1 1 0
    6 NE L 40-43 32.5 54 (100.0%) 23 36 63.9 352 14 4 2 0 2 9 4.50 1 0 0
    7 CIN W 45-10 37.4 70 (100.0%) 28 39 71.8 358 19 4 1 2 4 45 11.25 4 0 0
    8 DEN W 30-23 30.1 58 (100.0%) 24 34 70.6 303 15 4 1 2 2 -1 -0.50 0 0 0
    9 CLE W 37-21 31.6 63 (100.0%) 23 32 71.9 375 15 3 1 2 2 18 9.00 1 0 0
    10 ARI W 26-14 22.6 59 (100.0%) 21 28 75.0 249 12 2 0 5 4 21 5.25 2 0 0
    11 LAR L 51-54 47.7 72 (100.0%) 33 46 71.7 478 22 6 3 3 6 28 4.67 1 0 2
    13 OAK W 40-33 36.0 71 (100.0%) 23 38 60.5 295 14 4 0 0 9 52 5.78 3 0 0
    14 BAL W 27-24 25.6 86 (100.0%) 35 53 66.0 377 18 2 1 2 2 -3 -1.50 0 0 0
    15 LAC L 28-29 20.5 60 (100.0%) 24 34 70.6 243 12 2 0 2 2 3 1.50 2 0 0
    16 SEA L 31-38 29.0 61 (100.0%) 23 40 57.5 273 16 3 0 1 3 33 11.00 1 0 0
    17 OAK W 35-3 21.2 41 (75.9%) 14 24 58.3 281 9 2 1 0 2 1 0.50 0 0 0
    DP IND W 31-13 20.7 87 (100.0%) 27 41 65.9 278 14 0 0 4 3 8 2.67 1 1 0
    CC NE L 31-37 27.9 52 (100.0%) 16 31 51.6 295 11 3 0 4 2 11 5.50 1 0 0

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 58, 1, 36, 1, 15, 19, 5, 25, 3, 29, 4, 13, 12, 2, 67, 14, 1, 75, 6, 15, 17, 3, 9, 13, 10, 23, 50, 11, 13, 37, 14, 25, 21, 8, 4, 73, 10, 3, 6, 13, 2, 15, 5, 5, 11, 2, 25, 11, 67, 89, 12, 1, 23
    Rushing: 8, 4, 4

    2017
    Wk Opp Score FPts Snp PaCmp PaAtt CmpPct PaYd PaFD PaTD PaINT Sacked RuAtt RuYd RuAvg RuFD RuTD FL
    17 DEN W 27-24 14.2 63 (94.0%) 22 35 62.9 284 15 0 1 2 7 10 1.43 0 0 0