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ECR# 29# 30-
Best Rank# 17# 21-
Worst Rank# 42# 49-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total152.9100.6-
Avg Game9.67.7-
Avg Projection137.7138.2-
    
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SOS Rank167-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at BUF at HOU
Week 2 vs. LV vs. DEN
Week 3 vs. CIN vs. ARI
Week 4 at GB at CIN
Week 5 vs. DEN vs. TEN
Week 6 vs. SEA vs. MIA
Week 7BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 8 at CLE at SEA
Week 9 vs. CHI vs. BUF
Week 10 vs. DET at IND
Week 11 at LAC vs. SF
Week 12 at CIN vs. ATL
Week 13 vs. BAL at LAR
Week 14 at MIN at TEN
Week 15 vs. TEN vs. HOU
Week 16 at KC at NYJ
Week 17 vs. CLE at NE
Week 18 at BAL vs. IND
Player Projections Comparison
 
Receiving
   
Receptions69.975.2
Rec Yards899.21,005.8
Rec TDs6.96.4
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts8.30.3
Rush Yards44.03.3
Rush TDs0.60.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points137.7138.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2020 Points 
Week 14.78.5
Week 214.88.4
Week 32.4
Week 421.5
Week 535.61.6
Week 614.14.5
Week 7-0.22.6
Week 88.2
Week 97.320.6
Week 1017.35.6
Week 1111.94.1
Week 125.2
Week 133.84.1
Week 141.51.6
Week 154.85.3
Week 165.412.2
Week 1716.1
Week 18
Total152.9100.6
Average9.67.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
2020 Targets 
Week 123
Week 234
Week 34
Week 49
Week 5114
Week 6414
Week 717
Week 89
Week 91312
Week 10105
Week 1188
Week 129
Week 1347
Week 1469
Week 1585
Week 1666
Week 1711
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
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Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Claypool may have finished as the WR19 on the season, but his year was littered with lackluster performances. He posted WR3 or better type numbers in just 50 percent of the games last year, which was tied with Jamison Crowder and DeVante Parker for 34th among wide receivers. His four-touchdown game in Week 5 really catapulted his numbers at season's end, as he failed to top 59 yards in 11-of-16 games, making him a touchdown-or-bust option most weeks. With Ben Roethlisberger's arm strength seemingly deteriorating by the day, it's tough to see Claypool having a true breakout season in 2021, as he relies on those high value targets more than JuJu Smith-Schuster and Diontae Johnson do. Claypool is an upside pick for sure, but not one I'd bet heavily on.There are many trying to figure out the target share for Laviska Shenault, Marvin Jones, and Travis Etienne, but the one who's the clear-cut No. 1 option on this team is Chark. If Trevor Lawrence turns out to be the real deal, Chark can be the 2021 version of Tee Higgins when he was with Joe Burrow (was the No. 11 wide receiver in eight full games with Burrow). Chark already flashed WR1 potential in 2019 when he racked up 73 receptions for 1,008 yards and eight touchdowns with the combination of Gardner Minshew and Nick Foles, so why can't he be more with Lawrence? The coaching staff is a big question mark, but you don't draft Lawrence to run the ball 40 times per game. Chark comes with some risk but even more upside.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
As college offenses progress and the coaching gets better, we're starting to see more and more receivers come into the NFL and make an impact immediately. No receiver better exemplifies this from last season than Chase Claypool, who was not high on consensus draft boards, but came in and absolutely shattered expectations. He ran hot and cold throughout the season due to the offense's struggles, but the talent is absolutely there. While Diontae Johnson should be Big Ben's favorite target yet again this season, Claypool's big play ability is going to lead to some fantastic fantasy performances. When it's all said and done, it would not shock me to see Claypool end the season with the highest fantasy finish among the Steelers WRs. My Very Early Projection: 63-948-8 receiving.Chark certainly disappointed last year, but the QB play certainly had its role in his lack of production. Moving into 2021, Chark has a massive upgrade at QB and he should become one of Lawrence's favorite targets deep downfield. There are plenty of other mouths to feed in this offense, so Chark will have a cap on his weekly output, but he still comes with plenty of upside due to his talent. As a low-end WR2/high-end WR3 on your roster, Chark's an excellent addition.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Claypool had a fantastic rookie year and he will look to build on the 183.9 fantasy points he scored as a rookie.Chark should do better than 127.1 fantasy points playing with Urban Meyer and Trevor Lawrence. Chark is an upside WR3 play this year.
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
Claypool is a good young player in a terrible situation. If he was on another team I'd be more bullish on his 2021 outlook. Instead I'm fading all Steelers. If they beat me they beat me, but the line and Big Ben scare me. Not much upside imo. For that reason I'm passing on him.If you're a believer in Trevor Lawrence like I am then DJ Chark might be a major value on draft day. Lawrence will throw a lot of TDs, the question is who will be catching them? Chark, Shenault, and newly acquired Marvin Jones should each see their numbers improve with Lawrence calling the signals.
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
JuJu's return sucks some upside, but not all. Still, expect this to resemble an unpredictable 2020 tgt shareLove Trevor Lawrence, don't like Marvin Jones' signing or the general idiocy of this staff since Meyer arrived