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Curtis Samuel or Sammy Watkins

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Expert
Recommendation

70%
Recommended by
65 of 93 experts
30%
Recommended by
28 of 93 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 70% 30%
Top WR Experts57%43%
Top Player Experts70%30%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 58# 60
Best Rank# 34# 41
Worst Rank# 77# 77
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total117.786.5
Avg Game7.46.2
Avg Projection98.194.7
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank39
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Curtis SamuelSammy Watkins
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 h
#53#62
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
5 h
#55#56
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
7 h
#57#64
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
8 h
#67#59
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
1 d
#52#54
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 d
#59#64
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
1 d
#56#59
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
2 d
#53#57
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
2 d
#56#62
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
3 d
#59#61
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
3 d
#61#55
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#55#59
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 d
#62#67
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
3 d
#56#55
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#44#66
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
3 d
#43#44
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
3 d
#55#54
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#54#61
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
4 d
#54
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
4 d
#53#52
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
4 d
#34#53
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#55#59
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
4 d
#69#70
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
5 d
#49#77
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
5 d
#56#59
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
5 d
#50#66
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
5 d
#45#61
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
5 d
#66#54
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
5 d
#45#66
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
6 d
#51#57
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
6 d
#55#57
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#55#57
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#64#60
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
7 d
#43#54
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
7 d
#40#65
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#53#58
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 w
#63#59
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
1 w
#58#66
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#51#63
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
1 w
#62#57
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#56#63
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 w
#59
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 w
#52#59
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 w
#61#70
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 w
#57#58
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 w
#58#60
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 w
#51#46
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 w
#70#56
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#56#59
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
2 w
#52#56
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 w
#60#57
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#41#50
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#60#64
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 w
#55#58
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#77#41
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 w
#65#66
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#58#59
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#76#64
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#68#66
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#59#69
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#62#53
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 w
#73#60
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 w
#57#60
   
3 w
#51#64
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 w
#50#61
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#44#41
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#57#48
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#62#52
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
06/11
#43#62
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
3 d
#59#57
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
06/11
#65#56
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
5 d
#48#53
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
5 d
#43#52
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#55#58
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
4 w
#55#58
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
06/02
#53#56
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#60#57
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#57#59
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#58#59
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
23 h
#61#59
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#45#51
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#45#52
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#63#57
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#61#60
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 d
#45#52
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#50#69
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#58#60
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#44#50
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#58#59
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#60#57
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#57#60
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#47#56
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#46#51
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LV vs. HOU
Week 2 at TB at LAC
Week 3 at LAC at BAL
Week 4 vs. ARI vs. NE
Week 5 at ATL vs. LV
Week 6 vs. CHI at BUF
Week 7 at NO at DEN
Week 8 vs. ATL vs. NYJ
Week 9 at KC vs. CAR
Week 10 vs. TBBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. DET at LV
Week 12 at MIN at TB
Week 13BYE WEEK vs. DEN
Week 14 vs. DEN at MIA
Week 15 at GB at NO
Week 16 at WAS vs. ATL
Week 17 vs. NO vs. LAC
Player Projections Comparison
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Receiving
   
Receptions47.250.5
Rec Yards563.5685.7
Rec TDs4.34.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts15.22.3
Rush Yards109.117.3
Rush TDs1.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points98.194.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2019 Points 
Week 13.237.8
Week 29.34.9
Week 311.36.4
Week 43.33.4
Week 54.40.0
Week 619.8
Week 7
Week 84.64.5
Week 913.46.3
Week 109.55.1
Week 112.52.6
Week 124.9
Week 1312.50.0
Week 144.25.0
Week 1511.46.9
Week 162.12.8
Week 171.30.8
Player Targets Comparison
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2019 Targets 
Week 1411
Week 21313
Week 378
Week 476
Week 560
Week 66
Week 7
Week 8118
Week 9610
Week 1089
Week 1163
Week 124
Week 1373
Week 1448
Week 1574
Week 1655
Week 1742
Notes for Player Combination
  Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
Expert 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
If 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.Targets a game: 2019 - 7 2018 - 6.6 If we can stop trying to call him a bust based on his early career trajectory, and just accept him as a flex play in a dangerous offense we will live a much happier life. His health has been problematic, so I get that. He is not a WR1 or 2, so live with it, and don't draft him as anything more.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 You can say what you want about Watkins being an overall disappointment but when he was actually healthy, Watkins was a top 10 fantasy wideout through 8 games and was the Chiefs' top receiver in the playoffs. The former top-five pick has tons of upside for a late-round wideout because of his ability but also the presence of Patrick Mahomes. At this point in Watkins' career, you don't have to invest much to buy the lottery ticket.
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
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.It seems like so long ago that Watkins was relevant in fantasy football, despite having the second-best single-game performance for a wide receiver in 2019 and playing with Patrick Mahomes. The Chiefs went out and drafted a pass-catching running back, but didnt add any wide receivers to the mix, which means Watkins should be in the neighborhood of 75-85 targets once again. He's a high-upside WR4/5-type option, as we've seen him perform at a high level in this league.