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ECR# 4# 5-
Best Rank# 3# 3-
Worst Rank# 8# 6-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total143.886.1-
Avg Game8.57.2-
Avg Projection120.5122.2-
    
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SOS Rank1226-
    
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George KittleDarren WallerAdd Player
    
Mark Ringo M. Ringo
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Derek Lofland D. Lofland
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Brad Evans B. Evans
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27 m
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Rudy Gamble R. Gamble
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Ryan Hicks R. Hicks
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2 h
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Adam Murfet A. Murfet
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
2 h
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Lee Wehry L. Wehry
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CBS Sports CBS Sports
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CBS Sports CBS Sports
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Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
5 h
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Herms H.
The Lateral The Lateral
9 h
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Justin Sablich J. Sablich
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Kyle Krajewski K. Krajewski
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13 h
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Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
13 h
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Kyle Richardson K. Richardson
The Fantasy Headliners The Fantasy Headli...
16 h
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Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
17 h
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Dave Kluge D. Kluge
Footballguys Footballguys
17 h
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David Zach D. Zach
FantasyPros FantasyPros
19 h
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Bo McBrayer B. McBrayer
Going For 2 Going For 2
19 h
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Chet Gresham C. Gresham
DK Nation DK Nation
20 h
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Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
21 h
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Wolf of Roto Street W. of Roto ...
Roto Street Journal Roto Street Journal
21 h
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Dave McKay D. McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain The Fantasy Sports...
23 h
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Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
23 h
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Matt Donnelly M. Donnelly
Dynasty Vipers Dynasty Vipers
23 h
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Tommy Garrett T. Garrett
Pro Football Network Pro Football Network
24 h
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Nick Bretwisch N. Bretwisch
Win Daily Sports Win Daily Sports
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Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
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Michael Hauff M. Hauff
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
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Tyler Orginski T. Orginski
JWB Fantasy Football JWB Fantasy Football
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Jamie Calandro J. Calandro
Football Diehards Football Diehards
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Seth Miller S. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football Crossroads Fantasy...
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Matt Olson M. Olson
The Pigskin Pow Wow The Pigskin Pow Wow
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Austin Lee A. Lee
365 Fantasy Football 365 Fantasy Football
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Derek Brown D. Brown
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
Triple Play Fantasy Triple Play Fantasy
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Bart Wheeler B. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football Hail to Fantasy Fo...
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Ricky Lemon R. Lemon
The Fantasy Champions The Fantasy Champions
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Nate Marcum N. Marcum
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Nick Spencer N. Spencer
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
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Rich Piazza R. Piazza
Fantasy Shed Fantasy Shed
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Ellis Johnson E. Johnson
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
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Luke Sawhook L. Sawhook
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Jon Jeune J. Jeune
Fantasy Football Diagnostics Fantasy Football D...
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Jacob Hubman J. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners The Fantasy Headli...
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Craig Phillips C. Phillips
FF Prophet FF Prophet
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Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
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Matthew Freedman M. Freedman
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Christopher Dell C. Dell
Betting Predators Betting Predators
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Andrew Seifter A. Seifter
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Joe Metz J. Metz
4for4.com 4for4.com
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Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
3 d
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Raju Byfield R. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League Win My Fantasy League
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Scott Smith S. Smith
RotoViz RotoViz
3 d
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Jeremy Popielarz J. Popielarz
FTN FTN
3 d
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Schuyler Malak S. Malak
JWB Fantasy Football JWB Fantasy Football
3 d
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Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
3 d
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Tim Brosnan T. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips Tim's Fantasy Tips
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Michelle Magdziuk M. Magdziuk
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3 d
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Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
3 d
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QB List QB List
3 d
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Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
3 d
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Des Bieler D. Bieler
The Washington Post The Washington Post
3 d
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Matthew Hill M. Hill
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
3 d
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Joey Wright J. Wright
Front Yard Fantasy Front Yard Fantasy
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Wyatt Bertolone W. Bertolone
JWB Fantasy Football JWB Fantasy Football
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Tom Strachan T. Strachan
NFL Best Ball NFL Best Ball
3 d
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Austin Amandolia A. Amandolia
Club Fantasy FFL Club Fantasy FFL
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Site Rankings S. Rankings
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
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Alex Godshall A. Godshall
Beaver Dam Beaver Dam
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Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
Sports Gambling Podcast Network Sports Gambling Po...
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The Fantasy First Down The Fantasy First ...
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David Heilman D. Heilman
Sports Gambling Podcast Sports Gambling Po...
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Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
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Connor Rigg C. Rigg
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
5 d
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Fantasy BR F. BR
Fantasy BR Fantasy BR
5 d
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Corey Buschlen C. Buschlen
The Fantasy Stock Exchange The Fantasy Stock ...
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Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
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Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
6 d
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Joe Serpico J. Serpico
Pressbox Pressbox
6 d
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Darrell Winstead D. Winstead
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
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Justin Lampkin J. Lampkin
Clock Management Fantasy Football Clock Management F...
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Blake Fincher B. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe Fantasy Football Cafe
6 d
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Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
6 d
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Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
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Tim Petropoulos T. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
6 d
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Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
6 d
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Aaron Larson A. Larson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
6 d
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Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Wilmar Chaves W. Chaves
Hablemos de Football Hablemos de Football
7 d
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Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
7 d
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Site Rankings S. Rankings
FFToday FFToday
7 d
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Dylan Licciardo D. Licciardo
FF Gamers FF Gamers
7 d
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Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
7 d
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Bill Enright B. Enright
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
7 d
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Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
7 d
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Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
1 w
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Chris Raybon C. Raybon
The Action Network The Action Network
1 w
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Clayton Cadieux C. Cadieux
Fantasy Football From Up North Fantasy Football F...
1 w
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Huseyin Aksu H. Aksu
Fantasy Couch Fantasy Couch
1 w
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Jorge B. Edwards J. B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
1 w
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Ryan Noonan R. Noonan
4for4.com 4for4.com
1 w
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Scott Engel S. Engel
The Game Day The Game Day
1 w
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Frank Ammirante F. Ammirante
The Game Day The Game Day
1 w
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John Hesterman J. Hesterman
Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
1 w
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Kyle Senra K. Senra
Going For 2 Going For 2
1 w
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Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
1 w
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Site Rankings S. Rankings
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
1 w
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Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
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Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
2 w
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Peter Rogers P. Rogers
NerdBall Fantay Football NerdBall Fantay Fo...
2 w
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Steven Pintado S. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches The Fantasy Coaches
2 w
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Andy Singleton A. Singleton
Expand The Boxscore Expand The Boxscore
2 w
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Mark Ross M. Ross
Athlon Sports Athlon Sports
2 w
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Mick Ciallela M. Ciallela
Fantrax Fantrax
2 w
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Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
2 w
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Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 w
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Jordan Rains J. Rains
The IDP Army The IDP Army
2 w
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Nathan Groot Nibbelink N. Groot Ni...
JWB Fantasy Football JWB Fantasy Football
2 w
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Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
3 w
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Andersen Pickard A. Pickard
Prime Time Sports Talk Prime Time Sports ...
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Kevin Hanson K. Hanson
EDSFootball EDSFootball
3 w
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Tommy Molioo T. Molioo
The Undroppables The Undroppables
3 w
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James Bryer J. Bryer
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
3 w
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Michael Beller M. Beller
The Athletic The Athletic
3 w
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Guilherme Gianni G. Gianni
Fantasy Futebolista Fantasy Futebolista
3 w
#4#5-
    
Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
3 w
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Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
3 w
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Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
3 w
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Liz Loza L. Loza
LizLoza_FF LizLoza_FF
3 w
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Corbin Young C. Young
FantasyData FantasyData
3 w
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Josh Hall J. Hall
IDP Army IDP Army
3 w
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Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
QB List QB List
3 w
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Chris Kennedy C. Kennedy
CK Sports CK Sports
3 w
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Scott Bogman S. Bogman
FantasyPros FantasyPros
4 w
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Adam Stark A. Stark
Everyday Fantasy Football Everyday Fantasy F...
4 w
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Matt De Lima M. De Lima
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
4 w
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Justin Dodds J. Dodds
SleeperWire SleeperWire
4 w
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Allie Fontana A. Fontana
Fighting Chance Fantasy Fighting Chance Fa...
4 w
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Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
07/08
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Alex Caruso A. Caruso
Footballguys Footballguys
07/07
#4#5-
    
Tozzi Brothers T. Brothers
Legion Report Legion Report
07/07
#4#5-
    
Ben Rolfe B. Rolfe
Pro Football Network Pro Football Network
07/01
#3#5-
    
Bradlee Kilgore B. Kilgore
Fantrax Fantrax
06/30
#3#5-
    
Morgan Colby M. Colby
The Fantasy Champions The Fantasy Champions
06/28
#4#5-
    
Jeff Torrey J. Torrey
FF Prophet FF Prophet
06/07
#4#5-
    
Tim Metzler T. Metzler
FantasyPros FantasyPros
06/27
#4#5-
    
Benjamin Klotz B. Klotz
Touchdown Squad Touchdown Squad
06/25
#3#5-
    
Billy Mansell B. Mansell
IDP Army IDP Army
06/22
#4#5-
    
Tim Jablonski T. Jablonski
The Hateful 8 The Hateful 8
06/20
#4#5-
    
Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
06/17
#5#6-
    
Jeff Bell J. Bell
Footballguys Footballguys
06/16
#4#5-
    
Mike Maher M. Maher
FantasyPros FantasyPros
06/08
#3#5-
    
David Mendelson D. Mendelson
Triple Play Fantasy Triple Play Fantasy
07/05
#6#5-
    
Jody Smith J. Smith
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
05/28
#4#5-
    
Dominick Petrillo D. Petrillo
The Athletic The Athletic
05/25
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Richard King R. King
King Fantasy Sports King Fantasy Sports
06/02
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Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
01/04
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2022 Schedule 
Week 1 at CHI at LAC
Week 2 vs. SEA vs. ARI
Week 3 at DEN at TEN
Week 4 vs. LAR vs. DEN
Week 5 at CAR at KC
Week 6 at ATLBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. KC vs. HOU
Week 8 at LAR at NO
Week 9BYE WEEK at JAC
Week 10 vs. LAC vs. IND
Week 11 at ARI at DEN
Week 12 vs. NO at SEA
Week 13 vs. MIA vs. LAC
Week 14 vs. TB at LAR
Week 15 at SEA vs. NE
Week 16 vs. WAS at PIT
Week 17 at LV vs. SF
Week 18 vs. ARI vs. KC
Player Projections Comparison
 
Receiving
   
Receptions72.777.5
Rec Yards889.3928.8
Rec TDs5.45.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points120.5122.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2021 Points 
Week 17.816.5
Week 21.76.5
Week 310.15.4
Week 44.011.0
Week 54.5
Week 65.9
Week 7
Week 8
Week 914.19.2
Week 1011.02.4
Week 119.411.6
Week 121.33.3
Week 1330.6
Week 1421.1
Week 159.3
Week 162.1
Week 173.5
Week 181.02.2
Total143.886.1
Average8.57.2
Player Targets Comparison
 
2021 Targets 
Week 1519
Week 247
Week 397
Week 4107
Week 58
Week 65
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9811
Week 1077
Week 1148
Week 1225
Week 1312
Week 1415
Week 156
Week 163
Week 172
Week 1879
Notes for Player Combination
 
Expert 
Derek Brown
FantasyPros
George Kittle is arguably the most talented tight end in the NFL. If his health or offensive scheme would ever comply and allow him to be fed religiously, he would be the TE1 by a decent margin. Over the last three seasons, he has been the king of efficiency, leading the position in yards per route run each year and never finishing lower than third in yards after the catch per reception (minimum 50 targets, per PFF). If Trey Lance can unlock another level to this offense, Kittle can recapture the TE1 crown that he last held in 2019. 
Andrew Erickson
FantasyPros
Even though George Kittle didn't feel like a great investment as an early round selection in 2021 fantasy drafts, there's no denying his finish as the TE3 in both overall points and points per game (15.0) despite playing just 13 games. The 49ers tight end finished as PFF's highest-graded tight end (91.2) and repeated as the leader in yards per route run (2.35) among all tight ends for the fourth consecutive season.There's bound to be some hesitancy about drafting tight ends early after guys like George Kittle, Darren Waller, Kyle Pitts, T.J. Hockenson and Logan Thomas failed to live up to their lofty projections (due to injury or not). But the process was still sound behind adding some of those players in the early rounds if you look at their per-game production. Speaking to Waller, the Raiders tight end came in third in expected fantasy points per game (14.6), which ranked top-20 among all tight ends and wide receivers. He also ranked sixth in points per game (12.1) and second in targets per game (8.5) The major concern with Waller in 2022 is how much Davante Adams will eat into his targets. However, I'd focus more on valuing Waller based on how good the Raiders offense as a whole can be with the addition of Adams. I'd be willing to forego one or fewer targets per game for Waller, if it means more scoring opportunities. The big-bodied Black Hole tight end is primed for positive touchdown regression after converting just two of his 10 end-zone targets into touchdowns in 2021.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Averaging 76.4 receiving YPG over past 4 seasons - only Travis Kelce is better (81.0)Should certainly lose a decent amount of target share with Davante Adams now in the Raiders' fold, but that could be offset by also losing some defensive attention
Justin Lampkin
Clock Management Fantasy Football
Kittle is extremely talented and a violent runner but due to his injury history and the change at QB causing questions on his usage he has dropped in my rankings. 
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
Injuries may be inevitable, and Kittle's excellence as a blocker might sap some of his fantasy value, but there are times when he's simply unstoppable. Derrick Henry might be the only player in the league harder.A consensus top-25 overall pick in 2021 after a huge 2020, Waller was a colossal disappointment. A late-season injury was partly to blame, but he was unimpactful for long stretches. Waller will be entering his age-30 season, so a bounceback can't be taken for granted, and it's a safe bet that WR Davante Adams will put a dent in Waller's target total.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Kittle was mostly healthy in 2021 and he finished the fantasy season with 920 yard from scrimmage and 6 touchdowns. Kittle should be an elite TE1 in Kyle Shanahan's offense in 2022.Waller had four double-digit fantasy games in 2021, but he also missed 6 games due to injury. Waller is entering his 30-year old season in 2022, but he should still be an elite fantasy tight end.