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  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Christian KirkC. Kirk
WR - ARI
Christian Kirk
 
 
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Best Rank# 19# 20-
Worst Rank# 64# 55-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total97.880.5-
Avg Game7.56.7-
Avg Projection110.6114.9-
    
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  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Christian KirkC. Kirk
WR - ARI
Christian Kirk
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAR vs. DET
Week 2 vs. TB at BAL
Week 3 at ARI vs. CAR
Week 4 at HOU vs. SEA
Week 5 vs. JAC at CIN
Week 6 at TB vs. ATL
Week 7BYE WEEK at NYG
Week 8 at SF at NO
Week 9 vs. TEN vs. SF
Week 10 at GB at TB
Week 11 vs. ATL at SF
Week 12 at NOBYE WEEK
Week 13 vs. WAS vs. LAR
Week 14 at ATL vs. PIT
Week 15 vs. SEA vs. CLE
Week 16 at IND at SEA
Week 17 vs. NO at LAR
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Christian KirkC. Kirk
WR - ARI
Christian Kirk
Receiving
   
Receptions57.264.9
Rec Yards716.6852.2
Rec TDs4.84.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts9.62.0
Rush Yards71.911.4
Rush TDs0.50.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points110.6114.9
   
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Christian KirkC. Kirk
WR - ARI
Christian Kirk
2018 Points 
Week 10.4
Week 22.7
Week 39.0
Week 43.5
Week 59.715.0
Week 60.07.7
Week 78.55.7
Week 82.810.2
Week 917.8
Week 10-0.10.8
Week 1111.513.7
Week 1210.24.1
Week 139.67.7
Week 148.0
Week 152.5
Week 164.1
Week 1713.2
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Christian KirkC. Kirk
WR - ARI
Christian Kirk
2018 Targets 
Week 12
Week 25
Week 38
Week 45
Week 544
Week 607
Week 716
Week 837
Week 94
Week 1046
Week 1174
Week 1226
Week 13118
Week 148
Week 154
Week 1613
Week 174
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Christian KirkC. Kirk
WR - ARI
Christian Kirk
Expert 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 Kirk has had a lot of buzz this offseason and with good reason. Before missing the last several games with a broken foot, he put up excellent production despite catching passes from Josh Rosen in what was essentially a broken offense. Now with Kliff Kingsbury's system and Kyler Murray throwing him the ball, Kirk has all the makings of a breakout wide receiver. We still haven't quite seen what the offense can do and because Murray is a rookie, there's obviously a bit of risk. But he should be drafted as a WR3 with WR2 upside.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
His teammate D.J. Moore is the favorite among the fantasy community, but Samuel actually performed better than him last year. Despite playing in just 12 games, Samuel hit WR2-type numbers in four games, while Moore hit that mark just three times while playing all 16 games. He may not have the consistent floor that Moore does, but he can help fill a few bye weeks if neededOn a team with not much fantasy appeal, Kirk made a splash his rookie year, totaling 590 yards and three touchdowns on just 68 targets. Under new head coach Kliff Kingsbury, the Cardinals are going to be four-wide a lot, which will allow Kirk to get more time in the slot, opposite Larry Fitzgerald, which is where most thought he'd wind up. If Kyler Murray lives up to the hype, Kirk just might be a fantasy starter, and has the chance to overtake Fitzgerald as the top option on the Cardinals
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Samuel is one of several electric athletes in this Carolina offense. He can take any play to the house but also comes with rough weeks every now and then were fantasy owners are given just 2 receptions for a handful of yards. If you are willing to look past those, he makes for a strong flex play.Kirk is likely to start every game in Kingsbury's new quick-paced offense that may afford the Cardinals 75 snaps per game. Assuming Murray is even a moderately competent passer, that could make Kirk a WR3 or even WR2 if everything clicks.
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
People are scared of Newton's shoulder, but there's absolutely no reason to be concerned. Players come back from these injuries all the time, and he's already back to throwing and he's going to be 100% for training camp. Samuel suffered a few injuries to end is rookie season, and to begin his sophomore season, but when he returned he looked amazing. He has an 88th percentile SPARQ-x score, a 62nd percentile breakout age, and a 100th percentile speed score. The former second round pick commanded 8 targets per game over the final 5 weeks, was 14th in fantasy points per route run, 16th in fantasy points per target and showed that he was able to run 10 different route combinations last season. This is a guy that had a very limited route tree in his first season, but stepped it up big time last year. He's one of the youngest possible third year WR's and the Panthers didn't add any legitimate WR threats in the draft or FA after losing Funchess.Last season was a disappointment for the entire offense, and it's not surprising that his rookie season numbers didn't look good. The Cardinals ran the second fewest plays per game, and were last in points per game. This season they project to be in the top 5 in plays per game…leaning more pass heavy and they should at worst be around league average in points per game. Kirk is going to be the Cardinals top WR this season. I love Andy Isabella, and I think that he can have a good season as well, but Kirk is going to be the teams #1 this season. He was a second round pick last season, he had a good college dominator rating, a good SPARQ-x score and an extremely early breakout age. My current projection on him is 68/852/5.5...which isn't crazy high or anything, but it's an extremely reasonable projection, and one that I can easily see him hitting. Even that modest projection has him undervalued as the 33rd WR off the board, going in the late 7th to early 8th round.
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