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  Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
Jordy Nelson
WR - OAK
Jordy Nelson
 
 
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Best Rank# 14# 18-
Worst Rank# 56# 62-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total138.984.2-
Avg Game8.76.0-
Avg Projection105.0101.5-
    
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SOS Rank331-
    
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  Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
Jordy Nelson
WR - OAK
Jordy Nelson
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. ATL vs. LAR
Week 2 at TB at DEN
Week 3 vs. IND at MIA
Week 4 at TEN vs. CLE
Week 5 vs. MIN at LAC
Week 6 at NYG vs. SEA
Week 7 vs. CARBYE WEEK
Week 8 at JAC vs. IND
Week 9BYE WEEK at SF
Week 10 vs. DAL vs. LAC
Week 11 at NO at ARI
Week 12 vs. NYG at BAL
Week 13 vs. WAS vs. KC
Week 14 at DAL vs. PIT
Week 15 at LAR at CIN
Week 16 vs. HOU vs. DEN
Week 17 at WAS at KC
  Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
Jordy Nelson
WR - OAK
Jordy Nelson
Receiving
   
Receptions50.066.7
Rec Yards713.0713.9
Rec TDs5.75.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.7
Rush Yards0.03.8
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points105.0101.5
   
  Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
Jordy Nelson
WR - OAK
Jordy Nelson
2017 Points 
Week 15.813.9
Week 215.2
Week 35.617.2
Week 48.919.5
Week 53.18.4
Week 67.16.0
Week 73.71.3
Week 814.2
Week 920.43.5
Week 102.0
Week 1114.72.4
Week 1211.21.1
Week 136.11.7
Week 1411.23.3
Week 1510.92.8
Week 160.01.1
Week 170.8
  Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
Jordy Nelson
WR - OAK
Jordy Nelson
2017 Targets 
Week 178
Week 2130
Week 389
Week 467
Week 544
Week 61010
Week 764
Week 88
Week 9117
Week 104
Week 1176
Week 1295
Week 1368
Week 14115
Week 15106
Week 1625
Week 172
  Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
Jordy Nelson
WR - OAK
Jordy Nelson
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Did you realize that Jeffery had just a 47.5 percent catch rate in 2017? That ranked 168th of the 211 wide receivers who saw at least one target in 2018. To know that he finished as the WR15 despite that is pretty amazing. The chemistry between him and Carson Wentz should grow as time goes on, though his touchdown rate will likely go down with Wentz's. Still, Jeffery is the clear-cut No. 1 receiver in an offense with a creative play-caller and franchise quarterback. His injury-riddled past is factored in, as he'd be higher on my list if he hadn't missed 11 games in the past three years with a lot of soft tissue injuries. News has been leaked recently that has him potentially remaining on the PUP list to start the season. If that's the case, he'll become nothing more than a late-round bench stash. As of now, it appears that he's likely to at least miss a few games. Let's be clear - when you go from Aaron Rodgers to Derek Carr, there's going to be a massive efficiency decline. One positive from the move to the Raiders is that it appears they'll be using him in the slot, similarly to the way that the Cardinals use Larry Fitzgerald. Nelson isn't as physically imposing as Fitzgerald, and he's also got to compete with Amari Cooper for targets. While Nelson will be usable as a safe WR4 play most weeks, he doesn't offer you much upside.
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
A fruitful change of scenery made Jeffery's year. Despite a woeful 48 catch % and 3.6 receptions per game, his nine TDs (eight inside the red zone) cemented a WR15 finish. He remains the top wideout on a potent Philadelphia offense, but his year-by-year TD tallies (3-7-10-4-2-9) are living proof of the key stat's volatility. Confirmed to miss at least the first two games, Jeffery's stock should resemble Homer Simpson's attempt to jump the Springfield Gorge. Nelson tallied 164 yards in eight games without Aaron Rodgers. He now plays for the Raiders, who do not employ Rodgers. Buying low on the WR2 from both 2014 and 2016 is nevertheless tempting, but he didn't produce a single TD or 40-yard performance without his elite teammate. Don't reach for the 33-year-old in his first year away from Green Bay. If he falls outside the top 100, the TD potential is tougher to ignore.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Alshon could start on the PUP list to begin the season so make sure to pay close attention before your draft. He impressed last season, and especially in the playoffs, but let's not forget that he had fewer than 800 receiving yards and has proven to be injury prone in the past. There is upside for sure, but perhaps not quite at the price he is going for.After being a top-three fantasy receiver two straight years, Nelson disappeared last year, posting more than 100 fewer points than the previous year and finishing as a WR5. Now that he is in a new offense and playing in the slot, we might see him split the difference in half making him a useful flex play many weeks.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
He averaged only 8.3 fantasy points per game, but he also lost his starting quarterback for the last 3 games of the regular season. The big concern is a shoulder injury that could cause him to miss time early in the season.  
Christopher Ventra
RotoExperts
*Rotator Cuff Injury - Possibly miss First 6 Weeks* 
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
Between weeks 8-15 last season (7 games) Alshon Jeffery totaled 30 catches on 62 targets for 427 yards and 7 touchdowns. As #Eagles gear up for the season, WR Alshon Jeffery has remained on PUP. Though he's progressing according to plan, sources say the timing of his rotator cuff surgery -- following the Super Bowl win - means there's a chance he may not be ready for the opener. Could stay on PUP. @RapSheet "Jordy is washed up." "Jordy is too old." "Jordy has lost a step." @friscojosh calls bupkis and names Nelson one of his Three Wide Receivers Primed to Break Out. (4for4) I obviously disagree...
Staff Rankings
QB List
As a die-hard Eagles fan, I will sing to the heavens of the exploits of Alshon Jeffery last season. In a year of growth for both he, his quarterback, and his team as a whole, Jeffery only managed 57 receptions, 789 yards, though with a whopping nine touchdowns. These statistics however, belie the upside of a top 10 WR for two distinct reasons: 1) Jeffery was relied upon more toward the end of the season as his rapport with Carson Wentz, and later Nick Foles, strengthened, and most importantly 2) Jeffery played the whole season with a torn rotator cuff. Man that's tough. Look for a solid game-to-game floor with huge games mixed in for the #1 receiver in a dynamic Eagles offense.I know many are incredibly hyped to see Jordy rocking the black and silver in Oakland (for now), but unfortunately Jordy appears to be a lesser version of the receiver we've known and loved in fantasyland for the past 8 seasons +. He appears slower, more worn down by his career injuries at a ripe 33 years old, and he enters a WR situation where for the first time (not counting the end of last year) he is not the primary option. For the past 3 seasons, Jordy has averaged a MASSIVE 140+ targets per season, well above the average targets per season of consistent fantasy stud Michael Thomas. In addition, he likely won't be the primary target in the red zone either, making the 11 TD's per season he's averaged over the past 3 a lost fantasy. He could always be great within the Raiders passing attack, but his share of targets will make sure that great isn't all that great.
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
The Eagles spread things out offensively but Jeffery proved last year he can still dominate in stretchesNelson could be a massive steal if the Packers got his release wrong. Still, there are a ton of mouths to feed in OAK and he sure looked slow last year
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Seems like a shoe-in for a top 25 performance after him and Wentz showed improved chemistry as the season progressedExcitement of offseason add faded a little with the Raiders addition of Martavis Bryant