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Austin Hooper or Noah Fant

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Austin HooperA. Hooper
TE - CLE
Austin Hooper
Noah FantN. Fant
TE - DEN
Noah Fant
Expert
Recommendation

63%
Recommended by
80 of 126 experts
37%
Recommended by
46 of 126 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 65% 35%
Top TE Experts50%50%
Top Player Experts75%25%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 12# 13
Best Rank# 6# 7
Worst Rank# 22# 25
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total116.771.0
Avg Game9.04.4
Avg Projection87.090.6
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank2125
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Austin HooperNoah Fant
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
56 m
#13#14
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
2 h
#12#11
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
2 h
#12#11
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 h
#18#14
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
3 h
#12#17
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
3 h
#8#19
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
4 h
#12#16
   
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
8 h
#13#16
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
10 h
#15#14
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
11 h
#22#15
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
11 h
#15#18
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
12 h
#14#16
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
13 h
#15#12
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
15 h
#18#11
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
16 h
#11#12
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
19 h
#12#14
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
24 h
#20#13
   
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
1 d
#13#10
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#12#14
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
1 d
#9#10
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#14#17
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
1 d
#8#11
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 d
#13#17
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
1 d
#12#14
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 d
#12#15
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
1 d
#13#24
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
1 d
#13#10
   
Dave LoughranD. Loug...
Awesemo
1 d
#13#14
   
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#12#7
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 d
#16#11
   
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#11#14
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#9#12
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#13#12
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 d
#7#11
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#18#15
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
#9#12
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#11#12
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 d
#15#11
   
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
2 d
#12#14
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#9#13
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 d
#10#15
   
Nolan KellyN. Kelly
Awesemo
2 d
#14#12
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
2 d
#11#13
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#12#14
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
3 d
#12#16
   
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
3 d
#12#14
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#9#19
   
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
3 d
#9#25
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#14#15
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
3 d
#14#13
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
3 d
#15#13
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
3 d
#20#15
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#14#13
   
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
3 d
#12#13
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
3 d
#20#17
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
3 d
#12#16
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 d
#9#11
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
4 d
#16#13
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
4 d
#17#14
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#14#15
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#12#13
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#20#8
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
5 d
#12#11
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#6#8
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
5 d
#12#13
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
#11#20
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
5 d
#18#14
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
5 d
#17#15
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#12#18
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
5 d
#13#12
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
6 d
#14#16
   
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
6 d
#12#13
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
6 d
#12#16
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
6 d
#14#11
   
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
7 d
#12#13
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 w
#16#10
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
1 w
#16#13
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
1 w
#12#13
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#12#13
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
1 w
#11#10
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#17#26
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#17#13
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 w
#5#10
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
1 w
#20#14
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 w
#14#15
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#6#8
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
2 w
#11#14
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#6#12
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 w
#14#10
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 w
#20#17
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 w
#12#13
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#14#17
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#13#14
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 w
#11#16
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#14#17
   
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#19#12
   
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#28#18
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#15#11
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
3 w
#11#13
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
3 w
#5#12
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#12#18
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
4 w
#13#17
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
4 w
#14#9
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
07/15
#12#13
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
07/15
#8#14
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
07/14
#11#13
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
07/14
#9#15
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
07/14
#9#11
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#18#13
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#12#15
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
07/03
#11#19
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#18#13
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#16#11
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#11#16
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#12#15
   
06/23
#16#15
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#21#14
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#11#10
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
1 w
#9#11
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#9#11
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#8#12
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#12#13
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#7#13
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#7#12
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#11#12
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#5#9
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Austin HooperA. Hooper
TE - CLE
Austin Hooper
Noah FantN. Fant
TE - DEN
Noah Fant
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at BAL vs. TEN
Week 2 vs. CIN at PIT
Week 3 vs. WAS vs. TB
Week 4 at DAL at NYJ
Week 5 vs. IND at NE
Week 6 at PIT vs. MIA
Week 7 at CIN vs. KC
Week 8 vs. LVBYE WEEK
Week 9BYE WEEK at ATL
Week 10 vs. HOU at LV
Week 11 vs. PHI vs. LAC
Week 12 at JAC vs. NO
Week 13 at TEN at KC
Week 14 vs. BAL at CAR
Week 15 at NYG vs. BUF
Week 16 at NYJ at LAC
Week 17 vs. PIT vs. LV
Player Projections Comparison
  Austin HooperA. Hooper
TE - CLE
Austin Hooper
Noah FantN. Fant
TE - DEN
Noah Fant
Receiving
   
Receptions54.651.8
Rec Yards606.8645.0
Rec TDs4.54.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points87.090.6
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Austin HooperA. Hooper
TE - CLE
Austin Hooper
Noah FantN. Fant
TE - DEN
Noah Fant
2019 Points 
Week 17.72.4
Week 23.43.3
Week 318.61.7
Week 413.09.1
Week 57.60.6
Week 617.71.6
Week 710.60.7
Week 812.52.6
Week 917.5
Week 107.7
Week 115.3
Week 121.4
Week 130.5
Week 143.217.3
Week 152.05.6
Week 168.21.0
Week 174.50.4
Player Targets Comparison
  Austin HooperA. Hooper
TE - CLE
Austin Hooper
Noah FantN. Fant
TE - DEN
Noah Fant
2019 Targets 
Week 194
Week 264
Week 373
Week 4114
Week 591
Week 683
Week 755
Week 879
Week 94
Week 105
Week 1110
Week 125
Week 133
Week 1464
Week 1563
Week 1692
Week 1792
Notes for Player Combination
  Austin HooperA. Hooper
TE - CLE
Austin Hooper
Noah FantN. Fant
TE - DEN
Noah Fant
Expert 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
After a career-year in 2019, Hooper is now a member of the Browns in what's looking like a very crowded offense. Between OBJ, Jarvis Landry and Kareem hunt catching passes out of the backfield, it's hard to imagine Hooper seeing the same target share he got in Atlanta. And I still haven't mentioned David Njoku. Overall, Hooper should finish as a top-10 TE but no longer has the upside to finish top-5.Like most rookie TE's, Fant wasn't very productive as a rookie but when given the opportunity, he showed legitimate breakout talent. Now, as he enters year two in the NFL, expect him to be more involved in the offense, especially in the red-zone.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Austin Hooper was a surprise fantasy stud in 2019 and he now makes the move to Cleveland. While he'll no doubt play a big role in the new Stefanski game plan, given how run-heavy the Browns will be in 2020, it's fair to assume he'll add a lot of value with his blocking and that's not what fantasy players want to see. While Baker Mayfield did use David Njoku quite heavily in 2018, he now has two sensational receivers and that will make it hard for Hooper to gain the target volume to be start-worthy on a weekly basis. He profiles as a match-up specific streamer who starts things off against the Ravens. You really can't make him your only tight end and that means he shouldn't be going until double digit rounds and that's very much not the case. He's a pass for me.How is Noah Fant's ADP as high as TE8 on some sites?! Stop it right now! Do not consider taking him in the 6th or 7th round, wait until the double digit rounds and then you can consider him for his round 1 streaming appeal. Fant is a very talented player but Drew Lock doesn't want to give him the ball. Now the Broncos have added Jeudy, Hamler, Gordon and Albert O but Fant's going above Higbee? This has got to stop. He's a streaming TE, dynasty stash, and team name inspiration, that's where the hype train should end.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
When it comes to tight ends, it's all about targets. Going back to 2009, there have been just 11 tight ends who've finished top-10 without seeing a minimum of 80 targets, which might be difficult for Hooper to come by with his new team. Not only do they have Odell Beckham, Jarvis Landry, Nick Chubb, and Kareem Hunt, but Hooper is now part of a crowded tight end room with David Njoku and Harrison Bryant (who they drafted in the fourth round). Kevin Stefanski's offense in Minnesota did run a lot of 2TE sets, but their top three tight ends combined for just 105 targets, and none had more than 48 targets.This comes down to there being simply too many mouths to fee in Denver. Do we think they're suddenly going to let Drew Lock throw the ball 600-plus times? Not with Vic Fangio as they coach, they aren't. When you have Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler, Melvin Gordon, and Phillip Lindsay as your skill-position corps, it's going to be tough seeing consistent targets. He's going to flash and have big games, but won't be consistent enough for an every-week option.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Hooper was having a borderline dominant fantasy season halfway through the year before an injury brought his production down significantly. Cleveland was hardly the expected or desired destination for Hooper from a fantasy point of view, considering he'll need to compete with a ton of mouths for targets. But, at least Hooper will be on the field non-stop, as Kevin Stefanski runs plenty of two-tight end sets, and Baker Mayfield has thrown 35% of his career touchdown passes to tight ends. Hooper can be considered a startable option in most leagues, but a low-end one. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
While Hooper is one of the more talented TEs in the NFL, he's in an offense that isn't exactly going to maximize his skills from a fantasy perspective. He's going to be asked to stay in and block quite a bit and this offense should be one of the more run-heavy units in the league. Hooper's a fine dart throw in the later rounds, but it's unlikely that he finishes anywhere close to the top-5 when it's all said and done.Fant was a great streaming option in a few matchups last season, but he certainly has more competition for targets now in Denver this season. Fant has the talent to be a true fantasy star, but he may just not see enough target volume to be a consistent option week in and week out. He should finish towards the TE1 range, but it might just be on the back of a few games here or there.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
Targets to the Vikings TEs under Stefanski in 2019 - 95. Irv and Rudolph split those evenly. Targets to the TEs with Baker in 2019 - 59 between 3 guys. This might be a mess. Do we believe Hooper funnels al of those, how many does "those" mean? 60? 70? We know what the Vikings game plan was under Stefanski, run, run, run. And we know the offseason moves point towards trying to do the same thing here. For me, this worry is at least enough to knock Hooper down a few spots from his ADP and take his replacement in ATL, at his price, instead. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Hooper had a big season with 787 yards receiving and 6 receiving touchdowns and he would have been even better if he had not missed 3 games and 6 starts due to injury. Hooper should be TE1 again in 2019, but it remains to been seen if he can thrive with his new home being Cleveland.Fant had 550 yards receiving and 3 touchdowns in his rookie campaign, despite playing with 3 starting quarterbacks. He could be a TE1 sleeper in 2020, if QB Drew Lock can stay healthy.