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Experts' Pick
 
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
 
 
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ECR# 19# 21-
Best Rank# 11# 12-
Worst Rank# 33# 34-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total180.0116.7-
Avg Game12.07.8-
Avg Projection157.6153.6-
    
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SOS Rank214-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at CIN vs. CHI
Week 2 at ARI at IND
Week 3 vs. SEA vs. TB
Week 4 vs. CLE vs. ARI
Week 5 vs. DET at SEA
Week 6 at CAR at NYG
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. DET
Week 8 vs. DAL at HOU
Week 9 at BAL vs. TEN
Week 10 at LAC at SF
Week 11 vs. GBBYE WEEK
Week 12 at SF at GB
Week 13 at DET vs. JAC
Week 14 vs. PIT at ARI
Week 15 at CHI vs. SEA
Week 16 vs. LAR at MIN
Week 17 at GB at BAL
Week 18 vs. CHI vs. SF
Player Projections Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Receiving
   
Receptions80.694.4
Rec Yards1,029.41,093.6
Rec TDs8.87.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.23.5
Rush Yards14.921.7
Rush TDs0.20.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points157.6153.6
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
2020 Points 
Week 125.04.0
Week 23.18.0
Week 39.316.7
Week 418.212.7
Week 520.36.6
Week 611.11.1
Week 75.9
Week 82.711.0
Week 93.8
Week 1016.35.0
Week 1124.314.5
Week 124.1
Week 1313.57.3
Week 143.99.3
Week 157.13.9
Week 1615.76.6
Week 175.7
Week 18
Total180.0116.7
Average12.07.8
Player Targets Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
2020 Targets 
Week 185
Week 286
Week 3510
Week 4107
Week 5138
Week 659
Week 76
Week 8420
Week 95
Week 1077
Week 111113
Week 125
Week 13119
Week 1445
Week 1535
Week 1699
Week 175
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Based on Expected TD Rate, Thielen should have had 5.5 receiving touchdowns last season on his 925 receiving yards. He finished with 14! He was incredibly efficient in the red zone, catching eight touchdowns on only 12 targets. This high level of efficiency makes Thielen a very risky investment for fantasy this upcoming season. With Jefferson stepping up and assuming the WR1 role in this offense, Thielen now has to keep up this unprecedented touchdown rate in order to return value on where he's being drafted. Cousins and Thielen certainly have the chemistry to make that happen, but it's not exactly a sure thing. If you can get Thielen as a WR3 on your roster, where you can live with the potential range of outcomes, I'm okay with that team-building strategy. However, having to rely on him as anything more than that is a recipe for disaster.Kupp saw his production take a hit last season, but it's hard to put the blame on his shoulders when Goff threw for only 20 touchdowns all year. With Stafford now in town, we could truly see Kupp reemerge and ascend back into the top-10 conversation. I won't be ranking him there, but it's certainly in the realm of possibilities. This offense is going to be incredibly powerful in 2021 and I'm looking to get all the pieces that I can. As a WR2 for my roster, I'd love to add Kupp and the upside that he presents.
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
Thielen set a personal best last season with 14 TDs. He had fantasy owners Hooked on a Thielen (That's reference to Blue Swede's song lyrics for our younger viewers haha!) Anyway, I digress, where was I? Oh yeah those TDs probably comes down a little, but maybe he'll make up for it with more yardage? Justin Jefferson will eat into some of his targets, but also may draw more coverage. The Vikings play a tough schedule. For that reason I'll downgrade him just a smidge.Kupp and Robert Woods are virtually identical with their stats each year. Somewhere around 1,000 yards and 90 receptions 6 TDs. It's dealers choice. I'll go with Woods because he gets rushing yards. Both should benefit with an upgrade at QB in Matthew Stafford.
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
Thielen's targets dropped sharply to 108 last season, but he finished as a WR1 thanks to a career-high 14 TDs. Though he has Justin Jefferson to compete for targets, Thielen is Kirk Cousins' trusted touchdown threat. He's scored 30 times over the last three seasons.Kupp has been a featured receiver each of the last two seasons, averaging 93 receptions and better than 1,050 receiving yards in that span. His scoring has been erratic (10 in 2019, 3 in 2020), but he's got a sturdy floor. His ceiling should be even higher with Matthew Stafford at the helm.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Don't expect crazy negative regression from 14 TDs in 2020 - has 29 TDs in past 41 games, and has converted 16 of his past 21 red zone catches into TDs - he owns that TD skillSame as WR teammate Woods, Kupp has posted Top 15 WR value in FAN PPG the past 3 seasons and gets a QB upgrade - Kupp does have a little knee wear-and-tear concern
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It seems the torch has been passed from Thielen to Justin Jefferson, though it's not as if Thielen will just fade into oblivion. It goes back to the Stefon Diggs days where he had to share that production. While Thielen did finish as the No. 8 wide receiver last year, it was thanks to his 14 touchdowns on just 74 receptions and 925 yards. No other receiver finished higher than No. 18 with fewer yards than Thielen. He's also going to be 31 years old at the start of the season and has a history of back issues, presenting a bit of risk, though he does have a ton of proven production with Kirk Cousins, which can't be ignored.It seemed like the Rams wanted to stretch the middle of the field with Kupp at times over the last couple years, though Jared Goff's inability to accurately throw the ball downfield hindered Kupp's upside. Of the eight deep targets he saw in 2020, just one was catchable. Kupp's not a burner by any means, but if he doesn't have splash plays, he's not going to be anything more than a boring PPR asset. There's more to his game than what we've seen, and it's possible that Matthew Stafford unlocks it. He should be treated as a safe, high-floor WR2.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Thielen feels like he overachieved a little in 2020 with 14 receiving touchdowns in 15 games. He is still a very good receiver, but I think Jefferson is a fantasy WR1 and Thielen is more of a fantasy WR2.Kupp had 162.7 fantasy points, but Woods was the more consistent wide receiver and Kupp's upside is capped playing on a run-oriented offense, even with Matthew Stafford behind center.