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Running List of 2020 KUBIAK Changes

This thread is for Football Outsiders to keep a continuous listing of the changes and updates made to the 2020 KUBIAK Preseason Fantasy Projections. Comments are reserved for FO Staff only. Please do not post otherwise. If you have questions about projections or the next-gen app please contact us directly.


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1 July 14 update

DET RB:  Decreased the team's projected RB target volume
KC QB:  Promoted Matt Moore to No. 2 QB over Chad Henne
LAR RB:  Cut Malcolm Brown's target total in about half, reallocating those targets equally to Cam Akers and Darrell Henderson
SEA QB:  Promoted Geno Smith to No. 2 QB over Anthony Gordon
WAS WR:  Removed projection for injured WR Kelvin Harmon and reallocated work most notably to Antonio Gandy-Golden

2 July 27 update

CHI TE:  Removed Ben Braunecker and traded Adam Shaheen to the Dolphins

NYG K:  Replaced Aldrick Rosas with Chandler Catanzaro

NYJ IDP:  Traded Jamal Adams to the Seahawks for Brad McDougald, which in turn increased the projection for C.J. Mosley decreased the projection for K.J. Wright.

3 July 30 update

NE RB:  Removed Brandon Bolden and Danny Vitale, who both opted out

KC RB:  Removed Damien Williams, who opted out

GB WR:  Removed Devin Funchess, who opted out

PHI WR:  Removed Marquise Goodwin, who opted out

DAL WR:  Removed Stephen Guidry, who opted out

BAL WR:  Removed De'Anthony Thomas, who opted out

4 August 3 update

TB RB:  Added LeSean McCoy
LV RB:  Added Jeremy Hill
PIT RB:  Added Wendell Smallwood
DET WR:  Removed Geronimo Allison, who opted out
NE TE:  Removed Matt LaCosse, who opted out
NE WR:  Removed Marqise Lee, who opted out
DAL FB:  Jamize Olawale opted out
IND TE:  Removed Matt Lengel
MIA WR:  Removed Ricardo Louis
MIA TE:  Removed Michael Roberts
BUF WR:  Removed Ray-Ray McCloud
NYG RB:  Removed Jon Hilliman
LAC WR:  Removed Andre Patton
TB WR:  Removed Jaydon Mickens and Spencer Schnell
DAL RB:  Removed Jordan Chunn
SEA TE:  Removed Dominick Wood-Anderson
LAR WR:  Removed Greg Dortch
TEN WR:  Removed Trevion Thompson
TEN RB:  Removed Shaun Wilson
ATL P:  Replaced Ryan Allen with Sterling Hofrichter
KC P:  Replaced Tyler Newsome with Tommy Townsend

5 August 3 update continued

NE LB:  Removed Dont'a Hightower, who opted out (Josh Uche is a big beneficiary)

NE DB:  Removed Patrick Chung, who opted out

NYJ LB:  Removed C.J. Mosley, who opted out (Patrick Onwuasor is a big beneficiary)

6 August 7 update

NYJ WR:  Removed Josh Doctson, who opted out
MIA WR:  Removed Albert Wilson and Allen Hurns, who opted out
SF WR:  Removed Travis Benjamin, who opted out
CLE RB:  Removed Brian Herrien
LV RB:  Removed Jeremy Hill
NO RB:  Removed Taquan Mizzell
NYJ RB:  Removed Trenton Cannon
WAS RB:  Removed Josh Ferguson
WAS TE:  Removed Caleb Wilson

7 August 10 update

MIA WR:  Added Chester Rogers and Ricardo Louis
SF TE:  Added Jordan Reed
WAS RB:  Removed Derrius Guice
MIN RB:  Removed Tony Brooks-James
CLE TE:  Removed Nate Wieting
DAL WR:  Removed Kendrick Rogers
DET WR:  Removed Travis Fulgham and Chris Lacy

8 August 13 update

NE RB:  Added Lamar Miller and delayed Sony Michel's availability at the start of the season with an expected return between Weeks 7 and 13 because of his foot injury (

PHI WR:  Delayed Alshon Jeffery's availability at the start of the season with an expected return between Weeks 3 and 10 because of his Lisfranc injury

SF RB:  Increased Raheem Mostert's, Tevin Coleman's, and Jerick McKinnon's projected touchdown rates based on new research (

9 August 17 update

DAL DE:  Replaced Dorance Armstrong with newly signed Everson Griffin
49ers LB:  Replaced Dre Greenlaw with increased declared starter Kwon Alexander
CIN CB:  Replaced injured Trae Waynes with increased Mackensie Alexander
CAR CB:  Replaced Corn Elder with likely starter Eli Apple
NYG DL/LB:  Decreased Dalvin Tomlinson and Dexter Lawrence, increased recently re-signed Markus Golden

10 August 19 update

SF WR:  Removed Jalen Hurd, increased Trent Taylor and Kendrick Bourne most significantly
CIN RB:  Removed Rodney Anderson
DET RB:  Removed Wes Hills
NYG K:  Replaced Chandler Catanzaro with Graham Gano
ARI CB:  Removed Robert Alford, increased Byron Murphy
JAX CB:  Replaced Rashaan Melvin, who opted out, with Tre Herndon
CHI CB:  Replaced Artie Burns with Jaylon Johnson
NYG CB:  Removed Deandre Baker
LAC CB:  Removed Desmond King

11 August 28 update

NE RB:  Increased Sony Michel based on optimism for early return
NYJ RB:  Added Kalen Ballage from trade with MIA
MIA RB:  Increased Myles Gaskin and Malcolm Perry
LV RB:  Added Theo Riddick
CAR RB:  Removed Jordan Scarlett
TB RB:  Removed T.J. Logan
SF RB:  Removed Salvon Ahmed
PHI TE:  Removed Josh Perkins
PIT WR:  Removed Anthony Johnson
CIN WR:  Removed Damion Willis
CAR WR:  Added Tommylee Lewis, removed Deandrew White
CHI WR:  Removed Trevor Davis
IND WR:  Removed Chad Williams
BUF K:  Replaced Stephen Hauschka with Tyler Bass

BAL DB:  Replaced Earl Thomas with DeShon Elliott
CLE DB:  Replaced Grant Delpit with Andrew Sendejo
NYG DB:  Replaced Xavier McKinney with Julian Love
KC DB:  Removed Bashaud Breeland
CLE LB:  Replaced Mack Wilson with Jacob Phillips

12 David Montgomery

No decrease or risk adjustment to Montgomery with the groin injury?

14 Re: Montgomery

In reply to by banderdeals

Thanks for the call-out.  I changed his risk factor as of the 8/31/20 update.

13 August 31 update

CHI RB:  Changed David Montgomery's risk factor to red following his groin injury; not yet projecting definitive missed time
JAX RB:  Removed Leonard Fournette, split work among committee of Ryquell Armstead, Devine Ozigbo, and Chris Thompson
NYJ RB:  Removed Kalen Ballage
PHI WR:  Delayed Jalen Reagor's availability until Week 2 to 4 (JJ Arcega-Whiteside is the major beneficiary)
ARI TE:  Removed Ryan Becker

MIN DL:  Added Yannick Ngakoue
JAX DL:  Replaced Yannick Ngakoue with K'Lavon Chaisson
MIA LB:  Removed Raekwon McMillan
LAC DB:  Replaced Derwin James with Nasir Adderly
LV DB:  Replaced Prince Amukamara with Damon Arnette

15 September 2 update

LV RB:  Removed Rod Smith
LV WR:  Removed Tyrell Williams (Bryan Edwards is the major beneficiary)
NYJ WR:  Added Donte Moncrief
MIA WR:  Removed Chester Rogers and Ricardo Louis
JAX TE:  Removed Josh Oliver
TB K:  Replaced Elliott Fry with Ryan Succop as backup pushing Matt Gay
NYJ K:  Removed Brett Maher (Sam Ficken won the team's kicking battle)

16 September 3 update

TB RB:  Added Leonard Fournette
NE WR:  Removed Mohamed Sanu
DAL WR:  Removed Devin Smith
CAR WR:  Removed Tommylee Lewis
NYG TE:  Removed Rysen John
WAS TE:  Removed Thaddeus Moss
TEN K:  Replaced Greg Joseph with Stephen Gostkowski (still in competition with Tucker McCann)

17 September 4 update

LV QB:  Promoted Derek Carr to the full-season starter with Marcus Mariota as an injury-only backup
WAS RB:  Removed Adrian Peterson (Peyton Barber is the major beneficiary)
PHI RB:  Removed Michael Warren and Elijah Holyfield
CLE WR:  Removed J'Mon Moore
PHI WR:  Removed Deontay Burnett
ATL TE:  Removed Khari Lee
DAL TE:  Removed Charlie Taumoepeau

19 September 4 update continued (2)

DEN LB:  Replaced Todd Davis with Josey Jewell, increased A.J. Johnson
NYG LB:  Reduced David Mayo, Blake Martinez
NYJ LB:  Reduced Patrick Onwuasor
DAL DB:  Removed Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
JAX DB:  Removed Ronnie Harrison
NYG DB:  Added Logan Ryan
LV DB:  Removed Damarious Randall


20 September 5 update

DAL RB:  Removed Darius Anderson
GB RB:  Removed Dexter Williams
LAR RB:  Removed John Kelly
TB RB:  Removed Dare Ogunbowale and Ray Calais (LeSean McCoy is the major beneficiary)
ARI WR:  Removed Hakeem Butler
CLE WR:  Removed Damion Ratley
GB WR:  Removed Jake Kumerow and Darrius Shepherd (Equanimeous St. Brown is the major beneficiary)
TB WR:  Removed Cyril Grayson and Codey McElroy
CAR TE:  Removed Temarrick Hemingway
TB TE:  Removed Tanner Hudson
LAR K:  Removed note of kicker competition with Sam Sloman winning the job
TB KR:  Replaced Dare Ogunbowale with Ke'Shawn Vaughn

21 September 5 update continued

CAR RB:  Replaced Reggie Bonnafon with Trenton Cannon
CLE RB:  Removed Dontrell Hilliard and Benny LeMay
DEN RB:  Removed LeVante Bellamy
KC RB:  Removed DeAndre Washington and Elijah McGuire
NE RB:  Removed Lamar Miller
CAR WR:  Removed Ishmael Hyman
CLE WR:  Removed Taywan Taylor
DEN WR:  Removed Juwann Winfree and Fred Brown
KC WR:  Removed Gehrig Dieter and Cody White
MIN WR:  Removed Alexander Hollins
NYJ WR:  Removed Lawrence Cager
SEA WR:  Removed Cody Thompson
WAS WR:  Removed Trey Quinn, Cam Sims, and Cody Latimer (Steven Sims and Dontrelle Inman are the major beneficiaries)
BAL TE:  Removed Charles Scarff
SEA TE:  Removed Stephen Sullivan
WAS TE:  Removed Richard Rodgers and Hale Hentges

22 September 5 update continued (2)

CHI RB:  Removed Artavis Pierce
LAC WR:  Removed Darius Jennings
SF WR:  Removed Jauan Jennings
CIN TE:  Removed Mitchell Wilcox
DEN TE:  Removed Troy Fumagalli
IND K:  Replaced Chase McLaughlin with Rodrigo Blankenship

25 September 6 update

TEN LB:  Removed Vic Beasley, added Jadeveon Clowney

WAS DB:  Removed Sean Davis

26 September 6 update continued

CIN RB:  Added Samaje Perine
DET RB:  Removed Jason Huntley, added Adrian Peterson
GB RB:  Removed Patrick Taylor
HOU RB:  Removed Scottie Phillips
JAX RB:  Added James Robinson
LV RB:  Removed Lynn Bowden and Theo Riddick (Devontae Booker and Jalen Richard are the major beneficiaries)
LAR RB:  Added Xavier Jones and Ray Calais

ATL WR:  Removed Laquon Treadwell
BAL WR:  Removed Jaleel Scott
BUF WR:  Removed Robert Foster, Andre Roberts and Duke Williams
CIN WR:  Removed Stanley Morgan
DAL WR:  Removed Aaron Parker and Tevin Jones, added Malik Turner
DET WR:  Removed Victor Bolden
HOU WR:  Removed Chad Hansen and Steven Mitchell
IND WR:  Removed Marcus Johnson
JAX WR:  Removed Terry Godwin
KC WR:  Added Marcus Kemp
LV WR:  Removed Marcell Ateman and Keelan Doss
MIA WR:  Removed Gary Jennings, added Lynn Bowden, converted Malcolm Perry from running back
MIN WR:  Removed Dillon Mitchell, added Dan Chisena
NO WR:  Removed Austin Carr, Lil'Jordan Humphrey, and Juwan Johnson

ATL TE:  Removed Jared Pinkney
BAL TE:  Removed Jacob Breeland
BUF TE:  Removed Jason Croom and Tommy Sweeney
CHI TE:  Removed Jesper Horsted
CIN TE:  Added Cethan Carter
DEN TE:  Removed Jeff Heuerman
DET TE:  Removed Isaac Nauta
HOU TE:  Removed Jordan Thomas
IND TE:  Removed Farrod Green and Xavier Grimble, added Noah Togiai
KC TE:  Added Nick Keizer
LV TE:  Removed Nick Bowers
LAC TE:  Added Donald Parham
LAR TE:  Added Johnny Mundt

ATL PR:  Replaced Chris Rowland with Brandon Powell
BUF PR:  Replaced Andre Roberts with Isaiah McKenzie
MIA PR:  Replaced Preston Williams with Lynn Bowden

ATL KR:  Replaced Brian Hill with Brandon Powell
LAR KR:  Replaced Brandon Polk with Ray Calais
MIA KR:  Replaced Malcolm Perry with Lynn Bowden
NE KR:  Replaced J.J. Taylor with Damiere Byrd

27 September 7 update

ARI RB:  Removed D.J. Foster
NYJ RB:  Removed Josh Adams
PHI RB:  Added Jason Huntley
PIT RB:  Removed Trey Edmunds and Wendell Smallwood
TEN RB:  Removed Dalyn Dawkins

NYG WR:  Removed Binjimen Victor, Austin Mack, Derrick Dillon, and Corey Coleman, added C.J. Board and Damion Ratley
NYJ WR:  Removed Jehu Chesson, Donte Moncrief, and Josh Malone, added Chris Hogan and Jeff Smith
PHI WR:  Removed Quez Watkins
PIT WR:  Removed Amara Darboh, Deon Cain and Ryan Switzer, added Ray-Ray McCloud
SEA WR:  Removed Penny Hart
TB WR:  Added John Hurst, Jaydon Mickens
WAS WR:  Removed Jester Weah

NYG TE:  Removed Eric Tomlinson and Garrett Dickerson
NYJ TE:  Removed Daniel Brown and Ross Travis
SEA TE:  Removed Colby Parkinson
TEN TE:  Added Geoff Swaim
DET TE:  Removed Hunter Bryant

PHI KR:  Replaced Miles Sanders with Jason Huntley
PIT KR:  Replaced Kerrith Whyte with Ray-Ray McCloud
TB KR:  Replaced Ke'Shawn Vaughn with Jaydon Mickens

28 September 8 update

DET RB:  Delayed Bo Scarbrough's start to the season to between Weeks 4 and 8 (Adrian Peterson is the major beneficiary)
NE RB:  Delayed Damien Harris's start to the season to between Weeks 4 and 8 (Sony Michel is the major beneficiary)

BUF WR:  Removed Isaiah Hodgins, added Andre Roberts
CAR WR:  Removed Keith Kirkwood
DAL WR:  Removed Ventell Bryant
HOU WR:  Removed Isaiah Coulter
NYJ WR:  Delayed Jeff Smith's and Vyncint Smith's start to the season to between Weeks 4 and 8
TEN WR:  Removed Cam Batson

CAR TE:  Added Colin Thompson
IND TE:  Delayed Trey Burton's start to the season to between Weeks 4 and 8 (Mo Alie-Cox is the major beneficiary)
NYG TE:  Added Eric Tomlinson
NYJ TE:  Added Daniel Brown

BUF KR:  Replaced Isaiah McKenzie with Andre Roberts
NE KR:  Replaced Damiere Byrd with J.J. Taylor

BUF PR:  Replaced Taiwan Jones with Andre Roberts

CIN LB:  Replaced Jordan Evans with Josh Bynes, decreased Germaine Pratt
NYG LB:  Removed David Mayo

CIN DB:  Decreased Shawn Williams, increased Vonn Bell


29 September 9 update

BAL WR:  Removed Antoine Wesley
CAR WR:  Removed Omar Bayless
SEA WR:  Replaced John Ursua with Penny Hart
TB WR:  Removed John Hurst

CLE TE:  Removed Pharaoh Brown
PHI TE:  Added Richard Rodgers

ATL KR:  Replaced Brandon Powell with Olamide Zaccheaus
BAL KR:  Replaced Chris Moore with Justice Hill
BUF KR:  Replaced Taiwan Jones with Andre Roberts
CIN KR:  Replaced Alex Erickson with Brandon Wilson
CLE KR:  Replaced Tavierre Thomas with JoJo Natson
DAL KR:  Replaced Tony Pollard with Cedrick Wilson
GB KR:  Replaced Chandon Sullivan with Tyler Ervin
LAC KR:  Replaced Desmond King with Joe Reed
MIA KR:  Replaced Lynn Bowden with Jakeem Grant
MIN KR:  Replaced Ameer Abdullah with K.J. Osborn
NYG KR:  Replaced Corey Ballentine with Darnay Holmes
NYJ KR:  Replaced Vyncint Smith with Braxton Berrios

ARI PR:  Replaced Christian Kirk with Andy Isabella
BAL PR:  Replaced James Proche with Willie Snead
CAR PR:  Replaced D.J. Moore with Pharoh Cooper
CLE PR:  Replaced D'Ernest Johnson with JoJo Natson
DAL PR:  Replaced Jourdan Lewis with Tony Pollard
LV PR:  Replaced Jalen Richard with Hunter Renfrow
MIA KR:  Replaced Lynn Bowden with Jakeem Grant
MIN PR:  Replaced Ameer Abdullah with K.J. Osborn
PHI PR:  Replaced Boston Scott with Greg Ward
TB PR:  Replaced Justin Watson with Jaydon Mickens
TEN PR:  Replaced Adam Humphries with Kalif Raymond

DEN LB:  Removed Von Miller