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Curtis Samuel or Henry Ruggs III

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Henry Ruggs IIIH. Ruggs
WR - LV
Henry Ruggs III
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Expert
Recommendation

55%
Recommended by
52 of 94 experts
45%
Recommended by
42 of 94 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 65% 35%
Top WR Experts50%50%
Top Player Experts--
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 52# 58
Best Rank# 33# 34
Worst Rank# 112# 77
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total0.0117.7
Avg Game7.4
Avg Projection97.498.1
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank273
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Henry Ruggs IIICurtis Samuel
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 h
#72#53
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
6 h
#63#55
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
8 h
#58#57
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
8 h
#47#67
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
1 d
#57#52
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 d
#57#59
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
1 d
#53#56
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
2 d
#47#53
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
2 d
#42#56
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
3 d
#55#59
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
3 d
#46#61
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#58#55
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 d
#73#62
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
3 d
#63#56
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#67#44
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
3 d
#62#43
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
3 d
#45#55
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#44#54
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
4 d
#49
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
4 d
#59#54
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
4 d
#50#53
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
4 d
#54#34
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#51#55
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
4 d
#44#69
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
5 d
#58#49
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
5 d
#61#56
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
5 d
#85#50
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
5 d
#57#45
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
5 d
#49#66
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
5 d
#61#45
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
6 d
#53#51
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
6 d
#41#55
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#59#55
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#45#64
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#103#43
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
7 d
#61#40
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#57#53
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 w
#33#63
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
1 w
#52#58
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#34#51
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
1 w
#53#62
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#50#56
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 w
#57
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 w
#54#52
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 w
#45#61
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 w
#52#57
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 w
#54#58
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 w
#38#51
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 w
#39#70
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#61#56
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
2 w
#48#52
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 w
#44#60
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#112#41
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#45#60
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 w
#54#55
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#50#77
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 w
#57#65
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#54#58
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#58#76
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#42#68
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#53#59
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#63#62
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 w
#37#73
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 w
#59#57
   
3 w
#73#51
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 w
#87#50
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#79#44
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#56#57
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#41#62
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
06/11
#75#43
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
3 d
#51#59
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
06/11
#51#65
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
5 d
#50#48
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
5 d
#39#43
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#59#55
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
4 w
#59#55
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
06/02
#41#53
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#44#60
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#58#57
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#56#58
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
23 h
#36#61
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#45
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#45
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#70#63
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#39#61
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 d
#45
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#55#50
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#57#58
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#44
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#48#58
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#49#60
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#48#57
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#101#47
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#46
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Henry Ruggs IIIH. Ruggs
WR - LV
Henry Ruggs III
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at CAR vs. LV
Week 2 vs. NO at TB
Week 3 at NE at LAC
Week 4 vs. BUF vs. ARI
Week 5 at KC at ATL
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. CHI
Week 7 vs. TB at NO
Week 8 at CLE vs. ATL
Week 9 at LAC at KC
Week 10 vs. DEN vs. TB
Week 11 vs. KC vs. DET
Week 12 at ATL at MIN
Week 13 at NYJBYE WEEK
Week 14 vs. IND vs. DEN
Week 15 vs. LAC at GB
Week 16 vs. MIA at WAS
Week 17 at DEN vs. NO
Player Projections Comparison
  Henry Ruggs IIIH. Ruggs
WR - LV
Henry Ruggs III
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Receiving
   
Receptions51.647.2
Rec Yards710.1563.5
Rec TDs4.14.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.715.2
Rush Yards24.5109.1
Rush TDs0.11.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points97.498.1
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Henry Ruggs IIIH. Ruggs
WR - LV
Henry Ruggs III
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
2019 Points 
Week 13.2
Week 29.3
Week 311.3
Week 43.3
Week 54.4
Week 619.8
Week 7
Week 84.6
Week 913.4
Week 109.5
Week 112.5
Week 124.9
Week 1312.5
Week 144.2
Week 1511.4
Week 162.1
Week 171.3
Player Targets Comparison
  Henry Ruggs IIIH. Ruggs
WR - LV
Henry Ruggs III
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
2019 Targets 
Week 14
Week 213
Week 37
Week 47
Week 56
Week 66
Week 7
Week 811
Week 96
Week 108
Week 116
Week 124
Week 137
Week 144
Week 157
Week 165
Week 174
Notes for Player Combination
  Henry Ruggs IIIH. Ruggs
WR - LV
Henry Ruggs III
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Expert 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
Derek Carr on attempts 20+ yards: 18/48 568 yards, 4TDs Ranks among QBs that started at least 4 games Deep% - 30th, percentage of targets attempted 20 yards or more downfield DATT - 25th ADJ% - 17th  the % of aimed passes thrown on target (completions + drops / aimed) Passer Rating - 17thIf I told you this WR had 108/1236/11 would you be interested? Now what if I told you that was in 3 years? Has trended upwards for 3 years in a row. Deep targets were infamously inaccurate last year. That made him rather terrible for fantasy football. He was miscast, running a 9 route over 1/4 of the time That situation has now been rectified with the addition of Robby Anderson. I think Samuel's chances at fading into a WR3 forever are just as likely as some kind of breakout. Most players don't have a Devante Parker like resurgence after years of being mediocre. They turn into Phillip Dorsett, an 83rd percentile sparq-x athlete who had greater college production and breakout age than Samuel, while also being a 4.3 guy we just can't let go of. However, I went back to watch all his deep incomplete passes myself for 2019. The majority were inaccurate. Sometimes the QB had to release the ball early because of the rush. Others, Samuel was out positioned, or not big enough to go up and get it. He also some just flat drops, but all of those happening were in the minority of what was happening on his deep looks. Fighting for targets underneath with DJ Moore will be no easier than trying to catch deep passes from Kyle Allen, but he'll at least have more accurate balls coming from Teddy Bridgewater, while having great, to elite numbers against man coverage 2 years in a row to give himself a great opportunity in this new offense.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 After Cam Newton was injured, Panthers WRs saw a catchable deep ball on only 25% of targets (14/56), via PFF. During Teddy Bridgewater's five starts, Saints WRs saw catchable deep balls on 62% of targets (8/13). @pat_thorman
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He was the first wide receiver off the board and now goes to a team where there's plenty of opportunity available. Ruggs isn't a wide receiver who should demand anywhere close to 120-plus targets, but knowing the equity used to acquire him, he should have no issue approaching the 100 target mark, which puts him on the WR3/4 radar, as he has game-breaking upside.The quarterback play was atrocious in Carolina last year, but it was Samuel who was the least efficient of all the pass catchers. In fact, among the 157 wide receivers who've seen at least 100 targets over the last five years, Samuel's 0.96 yards per route run was the worst. There's so much competition for targets with D.J. Moore, Robby Anderson, Christian McCaffrey, and Ian Thomas, it's hard to see Samuel being a consistent fantasy option.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Henry Ruggs going first off the board was a bit of a shocker to the Las Vegas Raiders, but he fits this offense perfectly and will step in and assume the Tyrell Williams role. This offense now has a bit more competition for targets than it did last year, but Ruggs is still going to have an impact for fantasy football. He won't be a steady week in and week out contributor, most likely, but he's someone you can plug into your lineup every week to bring tremendous upside. His pre-draft ranking in my system of WR2 has him still up here towards the top of the board.