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Curtis Samuel or Tarik Cohen

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Expert
Recommendation

67%
Recommended by
85 of 126 experts
33%
Recommended by
41 of 126 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 75% 25%
Top WR, RB Experts56%44%
Top Player Experts65%35%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 123# 144
Best Rank# 85# 81
Worst Rank# 180# 236
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total84.9117.7
Avg Game5.37.4
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank53
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Tarik CohenCurtis Samuel
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
46 m
#134#203
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
1 h
#134#151
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
2 h
#109
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 h
#152#145
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 h
#123#129
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
3 h
#119#96
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
4 h
#126#205
   
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
8 h
#123#137
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
10 h
#134#107
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
10 h
#112#148
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
11 h
#134#81
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
12 h
#104#148
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
12 h
#123#155
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
15 h
#176#101
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
15 h
#100#138
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
19 h
#123#155
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
24 h
#138
   
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
1 d
#132#129
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#94#203
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
1 d
#123#148
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#115#99
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
1 d
#126#205
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 d
#171#236
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
1 d
#112#192
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 d
#115#138
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
1 d
#130#122
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
1 d
#177#151
   
Dave LoughranD. Loug...
Awesemo
1 d
#132#138
   
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#130#151
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 d
#100#205
   
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#132#148
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#126#174
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#112#137
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 d
#136#129
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#110#151
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
#115#147
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#98#151
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 d
#99#129
   
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
2 d
#131#137
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#132#109
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 d
#132#113
   
Nolan KellyN. Kelly
Awesemo
2 d
#132#122
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
2 d
#146
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#130#147
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
3 d
#132#129
   
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
3 d
#130#138
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#115
   
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
3 d
#132#81
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#119#151
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
3 d
#91#109
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
3 d
#101#138
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
3 d
#142#153
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#177#99
   
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
3 d
#129#137
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
3 d
#122#154
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
3 d
#134#133
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 d
#134#169
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
4 d
#163#130
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
4 d
#122#147
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#125#159
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#126#141
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#168#138
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
4 d
#143#155
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#85#107
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
5 d
#123#147
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
#123#131
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
5 d
#118#128
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
5 d
#142#174
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#132#143
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
5 d
#145#133
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
6 d
#119#113
   
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
6 d
#126#138
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
6 d
#120#109
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
6 d
#125#154
   
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
7 d
#126#138
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 w
#117#98
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
1 w
#123#141
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
1 w
#130#138
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#134#163
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
1 w
#156#148
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#155#147
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#119#148
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 w
#131#98
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
1 w
#143#109
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 w
#122#188
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#146#124
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
2 w
#130#147
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#100#101
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 w
#130#75
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 w
#169#100
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 w
#131#136
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#119#151
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#126#141
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 w
#123#151
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#120#141
   
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#131
   
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#93
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#110#102
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
3 w
#148#156
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
3 w
#119#109
   
M. Starks PowellM. Star...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#132#147
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#123#128
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
4 w
#132#148
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
4 w
#120#101
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
07/15
#134#157
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
07/15
#132#141
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
07/14
#143#141
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
07/14
#107#175
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
07/14
#130#205
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#143#90
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#126#160
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#130#148
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#132#128
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#180#95
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#138#212
   
06/23
#119#124
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
07/09
#132#151
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#142#137
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
1 w
#143#138
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#130#139
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#142#147
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#143#148
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#115#154
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#120#101
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#144#147
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#112#107
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at DET vs. LV
Week 2 vs. NYG at TB
Week 3 at ATL at LAC
Week 4 vs. IND vs. ARI
Week 5 vs. TB at ATL
Week 6 at CAR vs. CHI
Week 7 at LAR at NO
Week 8 vs. NO vs. ATL
Week 9 at TEN at KC
Week 10 vs. MIN vs. TB
Week 11BYE WEEK vs. DET
Week 12 at GB at MIN
Week 13 vs. DETBYE WEEK
Week 14 vs. HOU vs. DEN
Week 15 at MIN at GB
Week 16 at JAC at WAS
Week 17 vs. GB vs. NO
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
2019 Points 
Week 14.93.2
Week 22.59.3
Week 32.411.3
Week 47.83.3
Week 54.94.4
Week 619.8
Week 72.9
Week 84.64.6
Week 91.613.4
Week 109.79.5
Week 1113.42.5
Week 125.44.9
Week 133.512.5
Week 143.14.2
Week 158.511.4
Week 163.32.1
Week 176.41.3
Notes for Player Combination
  Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
Curtis SamuelC. Samuel
WR - CAR
Curtis Samuel
Expert 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Cohen enters 2020 as one half the Bears backfield duo. As usual, Cohen's value will come primarily from the passing game with the Bears QB situation in limbo that could make things difficult for Cohen. He's a low-end flex play in full PPR formats.Leading up to the 2019 season, all anyone wanted to talk about was Curtis Samuel and how he would be the WR to own in Carolina. Well, that didn't exactly work out. It was D.J. Moore who stole the spotlight and now the Panthers went out and signed deep threat Robby Anderson. I like Samuel as a talent but I don't think there will be enough targets to go around to make him a reliable weekly starter.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Tarik Cohen was awful in 2019, averaging 4.4 yards per target as the Bears offence capitulated. For reference, most pass-catching backs average 6 or higher and the worst I could find was Royce Freeman's 5.1 last year. That's how bad Cohen was. Let's be clear though, Cohen is not a bad player. With Nick Foles now distributing the rock it's very possible Cohen rises back to PPR stardom as a weekly RB2 with flex usage in half-ppr. I'll personally have very few shares as Cohen has zero true upside but if you need a safe weekly PPR starter, here's your man.Curtis Samuel was everyone's favourite breakout prospect last season and although he didn't reach the lofty expectations some had for him, a WR36 finish was still solid for a player with a limited skill set. With the addition of Robby Anderson, Samuel's target share is in for a major reduction and the talk he may be on the trade block is an even worse sign. While the Panthers will have to throw a lot, Samuel is at best the 4th receiver in this offence and that limits his upside.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
We knew big play regression was coming for Cohen in 2019, though it hit him more than anyone thought possible. Did you know that Cohen posted RB1-type numbers in 31.3 percent of his games in 2018? That ranked 12th among running backs. His lack of big plays crushed his hopes in 2019, as he went down to just 6.3 percent. Still, his floor stayed intact, highlighting he's still the same player. There's an in-between 2018 and 2019 outcome that's likely in 2020. He's never going to be a workhorse running back, but he's going to beat his current ADP.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.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Cohen had a down year last season (like most others in the Chicago offense), but it was largely just his lack of big plays. He's a lock for at least 70 catches, which makes him someone you can start as a Flex play in half- and full-PPR leagues. He's not going to cut into David Montgomery's carries very much, but he won't need to greatly outperform his draft position. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Cohen struggled last season, along with the rest of the Chicago Bears offense. If Nick Foles is the starting QB, this offense is going to stay on schedule and Cohen should see a dramatic increase in efficiency. There's a very real chance that Cohen bounces back into the RB2 conversation this season.Samuel's got the talent to be a factor for fantasy football, but it simply hasn't translated to on-the-field production. Now, Samuel has competition for targets with Robby Anderson in town and there's a chance that Samuel is fourth on this team in targets. With that being the case, Samuel's unlikely to return consistent fantasy production this season.
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.
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