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Austin Ekeler or Kenny Golladay

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Kenny GolladayK. Golladay
WR - DET
Kenny Golladay
Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Expert
Recommendation

90%
Recommended by
114 of 126 experts
10%
Recommended by
12 of 126 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 100% 0%
Top RB, WR Experts56%44%
Top Player Experts95%5%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 17# 29
Best Rank# 8# 6
Worst Rank# 41# 52
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total183.0217.0
Avg Game11.413.6
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank714
   
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Kenny GolladayAustin Ekeler
   
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Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
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Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
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Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
16 h
#21#27
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
19 h
#8#31
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
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#41#33
   
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
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Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
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Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
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Jody SmithJ. Smith
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Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
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The Fantasy Champions
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Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
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The Fantasy Coaches
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Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
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#16#40
   
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SleeperWire
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#13#6
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
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Sports Illustrated
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Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
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Nolan KellyN. Kelly
Awesemo
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Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
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#27#20
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
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Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
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Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
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#16#34
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
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Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
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#25#42
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
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#16#27
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
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#21#18
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
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#24#17
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
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Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
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#24#27
   
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
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Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
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Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
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Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
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Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
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#14#35
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
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FF Prophet
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Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
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#16#7
   
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Matt Brandon
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#16#28
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
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#24#34
   
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Legion Report
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#16#27
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
#19#34
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
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#20#26
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
5 d
#13#31
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
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#15#41
   
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#9#37
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
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#16#34
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
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#13#28
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
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Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
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#16#34
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
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#16#31
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
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#16#27
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
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#13#34
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
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#14#32
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
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#15#44
   
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Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
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#16#46
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
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Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
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#21#27
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
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#12#52
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
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#13#34
   
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Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
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DK Nation
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Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
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#23#33
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
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#15#40
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
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#15#42
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
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#15#31
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
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Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
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#25#47
   
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
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Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
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#25#27
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
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#20#26
   
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FullTime Fantasy
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#24#28
   
M. Starks PowellM. Star...
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#15#42
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
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#15#28
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
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#25#27
   
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RTSports
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#15#27
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
07/15
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Important Nonsense
07/15
#16#28
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
07/14
#15#13
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
07/14
#13#30
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
07/14
#24#44
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#15#31
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#16#31
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#25#28
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#15#27
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
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#15#40
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#15#31
   
06/23
#12#40
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
07/09
#16#28
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#14#26
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
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#15#27
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
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#22#29
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#15#33
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#15#28
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#24#6
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#24#23
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#12#28
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#24#42
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Kenny GolladayK. Golladay
WR - DET
Kenny Golladay
Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. CHI at CIN
Week 2 at GB vs. KC
Week 3 at ARI vs. CAR
Week 4 vs. NO at TB
Week 5BYE WEEK at NO
Week 6 at JAC vs. NYJ
Week 7 at ATL at MIA
Week 8 vs. IND vs. JAC
Week 9 at MIN vs. LV
Week 10 vs. WASBYE WEEK
Week 11 at CAR at DEN
Week 12 vs. HOU at BUF
Week 13 at CHI vs. NE
Week 14 vs. GB vs. ATL
Week 15 at TEN at LV
Week 16 vs. TB vs. DEN
Week 17 vs. MIN at KC
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Kenny GolladayK. Golladay
WR - DET
Kenny Golladay
Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
2019 Points 
Week 110.233.4
Week 217.717.3
Week 31.78.1
Week 418.724.2
Week 57.3
Week 612.12.8
Week 72.118.5
Week 822.38.2
Week 919.29.3
Week 1011.710.8
Week 113.413.2
Week 126.1
Week 1321.812.7
Week 1411.827.3
Week 154.48.1
Week 1612.66.9
Week 177.28.9
Notes for Player Combination
  Kenny GolladayK. Golladay
WR - DET
Kenny Golladay
Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Expert 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Even with Matthew Stafford missing a large portion of the 2019 season, Golladay still managed to put up over 1,100 yards and 11 TDs. Now, with Stafford slated to return, Golladay could be on track for an even bigger season.Ekeler finally gets the starting role in LA but he also loses his dump off heavy QB - Philip Rivers. Now he'll have the combination of Justin Herbert and Tyrod Taylor to get him the football. With Herbert likely to be the starter sooner rather than later, I like Ekeler's chances of finishing inside the 10 at RB.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
We've watched Golladay ascending into the clear-cut No. 1 role in the Lions offense, and even though he did finish as the No. 6 wide receiver in 2019, there's still some meat left on the bone. Matthew Stafford went down in Week 9 last year. Golladay had four games with 23-plus PPR points with Stafford in the lineup, and just one game with more than 18 PPR points without him. If Stafford can stay healthy, Golladay should return WR1 numbers.After seeing Ekeler's contract extension this offseason, it seemed a little light for a workhorse, leading many to believe they'd draft a running back early on. They waited until the fourth round to select UCLA's Joshua Kelley, who's a bigger complementary back. The Chargers offense isn't likely going to be as high scoring as it was with Philip Rivers under center, but Ekeler remains the top dog in the backfield. Still, don't just anticipate this offense is going to be as potent, or that he'll have as many scoring opportunities, which is why he's best-suited as a high-end RB2 than an RB1.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
No. 5 WR in FAN PTS despite 8 DNPs from QB Stafford - elite vertical threat tied NFL lead with 16 catches of 20+ air yards - also No.1 with 6 TD catches inside 10 yardsAveraged better than 1.0 FAN PTS/TOUCH in Half PPR formats each of his 3 seasons, and if he can maintain that with a QB change in 2020, another RB Top 10 finish likely
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 In .5 PPR leagues last season, Austin Ekeler (14.71 PPG) actually performed better than Miles Sanders (14.36 PPG) in the second half of the season. Sanders is getting loads of love while Ekeler has been more of a forgotten stud. Ekeler did not have a game with double-digit rushes after Week 4 last season and was still an RB1. He'll get it done, no matter what.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Golladay won me over in 2019, he finished with 1,190 yards and 11 receiving touchdowns, despite QB Matthew Stafford missing eight games. The 27-year old should be an elite WR1 in 2020, especially if Stafford can stay healthy this year.Ekeler had 1,550 yards from scrimmage and 11 touchdowns while splitting touches with RB Melvin Gordon for 12 games. Gordon leaving for Denver should give him an increased workload, but Ekeler's quarterback situation is less than ideal and they added Joshua Kelley in the NFL Draft, which could create another RBBC.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Golladay was a top-tier fantasy option all last season even without Matthew Stafford at QB. With Stafford now healthy, Golladay should be in the WR1 conversation for fantasy football all year and has the skillset and potential to single-handedly win you a week.Ekeler should see a drop-off in overall targets with Tyrod Taylor now at QB, but it won't be as much as some people are projecting. Ekeler's chances of repeating as the RB6 simply aren't there again this season, but he's going to be a fantastic RB2 option for your roster.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Golladay paced for 1,238 yards, 14 scores, and 13 fppg in Matthew Stafford's eight starts. 
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Kenny Golladay proved he's an elite fantasy receiver, despite spending half of 2019 without Matthew Stafford. His 11 TDs and five 100-yard games were massive for non-PPR last season but he'll need to up his reception totals to make him a reliable fantasy option in reception leagues. It's very possible he takes another step up in 2020 but for me he's likely to remain in a tier below the elite possession receivers like Thomas, Adams, Jones, Hopkins and Godwin while he lacks the explosiveness of Hill. For me he's arguably the best in that next tier though and a viable second-round pick in non-PPR.I'm very torn on Austin Ekeler in 2019 and could see myself slotting him in anywhere from RB8 to RB 14 in half-ppr before the pre-season concludes. He remains a pass-catching monster but I'm not yet convinced he'll provide enough volume in the running game to justify a first-round pick. I expect a slight reduction in the quality of this attack overall with Philip Rivers gone and I could also see Joshua Kelley or Justin Jackson chipping into his goalline and between-the-tackles work. Ultimately, this really comes down to your risk-aversion. In PPR he'll be a monster but otherwise, he's a risk you may choose to avoid. If he's sitting there in the second round though, he's going to be very hard for me to pass up on.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
With Stafford(8 games): 7.75 targets/game - 35/521/7 = 70/1042/14 on 124 targets. He's been very productive on relatively limited targets the past 2 years. A increased roll for Hockenson COULD take away the TD upside. They brought back Amendola, who for some reason, commanded 97 targets last year.I'm bad at ranking outliers. Had a career high 132 carries last year, yet to go over 560 rushing yards. Makes his money in the passing game, which now unknown. Can't be more efficient than last year: 108 targets, 92 receptions. I think it would be safe(?) to pencil him in for 1000 total yards and 5 TDs. Which would put him in the RB20s range. 20 touches a game without Gordon(4 games)23.75ppg 12 touches a game with Gordon(12 games)14ppg. 6 rushes a game with Gordon The Chargers were 28th in att last year and that still leaves almost 17 rushing attempts per year Gordon also got a healthy 55 targets in his 12 games, albeit with Rivers, Melvin also paced as RB11 after his return