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Adam Thielen or James Conner

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Adam ThielenA. Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Expert
Recommendation

81%
Recommended by
73 of 90 experts
19%
Recommended by
17 of 90 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 85% 15%
Top WR, RB Experts75%25%
Top Player Experts65%35%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 31# 45
Best Rank# 16# 14
Worst Rank# 90# 89
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total84.4111.5
Avg Game8.411.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1210
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Adam ThielenJames Conner
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
29 m
#35#34
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 h
#31#56
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
3 h
#28#46
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
4 h
#49#71
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
4 h
#16#47
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
8 h
#34#42
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
10 h
#64#52
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
11 h
#30#40
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
15 h
#33#31
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
19 h
#30#42
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 d
#36#57
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#25#57
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
2 d
#29#47
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#29#14
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#31#21
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
2 d
#30#34
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 d
#24#51
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#32#31
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
3 d
#33#23
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
3 d
#27#32
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
3 d
#46#35
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
3 d
#32#51
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
3 d
#39#57
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
4 d
#39#66
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
4 d
#50#47
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
4 d
#29#40
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
4 d
#33#40
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
4 d
#32#44
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
4 d
#20#57
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
4 d
#33#42
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
5 d
#35#40
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
5 d
#32#42
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
5 d
#30#71
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
5 d
#32#34
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
5 d
#33#28
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
5 d
#32#47
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
5 d
#33#59
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
5 d
#32#60
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
Redshirts Fantasy Football
6 d
#35#47
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
6 d
#29#31
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
6 d
#16#47
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
6 d
#24#47
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
6 d
#29#59
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
7 d
#35#59
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
7 d
#30#40
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
7 d
#36#51
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
7 d
#30#44
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 w
#43#80
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#21#80
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#33#51
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#30#34
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#30#47
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
2 w
#32#42
   
2 w
#32#34
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#37#60
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 w
#41#59
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
2 w
#30#40
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
3 w
#36#43
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 w
#25#47
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
4 w
#36#59
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#33#71
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#25#37
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
Redshirts Fantasy Football
4 w
#33#59
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
4 w
#30#60
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 w
#35#60
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
4 w
#31#58
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
4 w
#34#45
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
3 w
#32#59
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
Lukas Kacer
06/02
#24#33
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
5 d
#33#54
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#32#51
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#32#57
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
7 d
#32#65
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
3 w
#35#57
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
5 d
#30#71
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#55#52
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
05/20
#30#40
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#48#47
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#33#31
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 w
#55#57
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#33#51
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#21#52
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#50#83
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
4 w
#32#27
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#35#60
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#36#76
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#36#59
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#50#44
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#62#57
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
3 d
#90#89
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Adam ThielenA. Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. GB at NYG
Week 2 at IND vs. DEN
Week 3 vs. TEN vs. HOU
Week 4 at HOU at TEN
Week 5 at SEA vs. PHI
Week 6 vs. ATL vs. CLE
Week 7BYE WEEK at BAL
Week 8 at GBBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. DET at DAL
Week 10 at CHI vs. CIN
Week 11 vs. DAL at JAC
Week 12 vs. CAR vs. BAL
Week 13 vs. JAC vs. WAS
Week 14 at TB at BUF
Week 15 vs. CHI at CIN
Week 16 at NO vs. IND
Week 17 at DET at CLE
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Adam ThielenA. Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2019 Points 
Week 110.36.5
Week 27.510.5
Week 317.63.7
Week 40.618.5
Week 525.011.5
Week 611.723.9
Week 78.5
Week 821.0
Week 90.0
Week 10
Week 111.6
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 153.011.1
Week 160.23.2
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  Adam ThielenA. Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
With Stefon Diggs being traded to the Buffalo Bills, Thielen has an incredible opportunity in front of him right now. While Justin Jefferson will take away some targets, Thielen's in line for a huge season. As long as he can stay healthy, he'll be a borderline WR1 all year.Conner's a dicey pick, but that seems to be built into his ADP right now. If everything goes his way this season, Conner will drastically outperform where he's being drafted right now. However, we just simply don't know at this point whether or not he's going to remain healthy for all 16 games. In fact, I might bet against that happening.
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
If he stays healthy, I think he could lead the league in targets. Up.As long as he's healthy, he has RB1 potential. Up.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Hard to view MIN passing game and not expect massive target share for Thielen if he can stay healthy - played 16 games 5 straight seasons before 6 DNPs in 2019Behind 8-ball to prove he can hold up as a bell cow for a full season - if injuries hit again, he could be elsewhere in 2021 - like the motivation, and Big Ben's return
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Coming off a year in which he played just 10 games while dealing with back issues, many are down on Thielen. You must remember he posted back-to-back 1,200-plus yard seasons before 2019. Not just that, but with the teams forced to stay away from camps, Kirk Cousins won't have much time to develop chemistry with any of the other receivers, so Thielen should be a target monster. He should have a bounceback season.If Conner were able to stay on the field, he'd be considered as a top-10 running back in fantasy. Unfortunately, he hasn't done that, and it's led them to draft Jaylen Samuels, Benny Snell, and now Anthony McFarland. While none of them are better than Conner, it's likely we see them take some of the workload away from him in 2020.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Adam Thielen is a fake value and that entire Vikings offense is going to be a mess post-Diggs. Don't bet on age 30 bounceback years from injury at a top 4 round price. @FF_RyanB 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Thielen ended up missing 6 games due to injury and he finished with 424 yards from scrimmage and 7 touchdowns. He should rebound from that with a healthy 2020 season, but he is more of a low-end WR2 or high-end WR3 in an offense that features RB Dalvin Cook.Conner went from 1,470 yards from scrimmage and 13 touchdowns in 2018 to 715 yards from scrimmage and 7 touchdowns in 2019. The big issue for me is durability, Conner has RB1 talent, but missed 3 games in 2018 and 6 games last year. He has a lot of upside due to his ability, but a lot of downside due to his durability.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
The Vikings went from 6th to 30th in attempts following the firing of Defilipo and promotion of Kevin Stefansky. Cousins thrived in the new system, ranking 9th in play action pass attempts. Thielen has seen a steady decline in targets dating all the way back to last year when Dalvin Cook returned from injury and the OC changes were made. Injuries have been an issue as well.