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DeAndre Hopkins or Julio Jones

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
DeAndre HopkinsD. Hopkins
WR - ARI
DeAndre Hopkins
Expert
Recommendation

83%
Recommended by
106 of 128 experts
17%
Recommended by
22 of 128 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 85% 15%
Top WR Experts70%30%
Top Player Experts70%30%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 4# 7
Best Rank# 1# 3
Worst Rank# 19# 16
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total175.1165.5
Avg Game11.711.0
Avg Projection179.7164.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank817
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Julio JonesDeAndre Hopkins
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
2 h
#3#9
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
4 h
#5#3
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
5 h
#5#4
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
5 h
#4#7
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
5 h
#3#10
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
6 h
#3#6
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
6 h
#3#9
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
7 h
#3#5
   
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
12 h
#3#6
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
13 h
#4#6
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
14 h
#3#6
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
15 h
#4#15
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
16 h
#4#8
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
18 h
#8#5
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
19 h
#2#3
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
22 h
#3#10
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#4#11
   
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
1 d
#4#5
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#3#6
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
1 d
#4#6
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#3#12
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
1 d
#4#9
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 d
#4#7
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
1 d
#3#4
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 d
#3#7
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
2 d
#3#7
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#4#6
   
Dave LoughranD. Loug...
Awesemo
2 d
#3#5
   
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#3#7
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 d
#2#10
   
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#4#7
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#3#6
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#3#6
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 d
#3#7
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#4#6
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
#3#16
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#1#6
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 d
#3#5
   
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
3 d
#4#9
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#6#4
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
3 d
#4#6
   
Nolan KellyN. Kelly
Awesemo
3 d
#3#5
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
3 d
#4#5
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#5#4
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
3 d
#3#7
   
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
3 d
#3#6
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#4#6
   
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
3 d
#3#5
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#4#5
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
3 d
#3#13
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
3 d
#4#6
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
3 d
#4#10
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#3#7
   
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
4 d
#5#3
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
4 d
#3#7
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#3#14
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
4 d
#4#8
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
4 d
#3#6
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
4 d
#4#6
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#3#6
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#3#6
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
5 d
#2#3
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
5 d
#5#4
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#8#6
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
5 d
#4#5
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
#4#6
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
5 d
#2#9
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
5 d
#3#6
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
6 d
#3#7
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
6 d
#19#13
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
6 d
#3#8
   
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
6 d
#4#6
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
6 d
#6#9
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
7 d
#6#5
   
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
7 d
#3#6
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 w
#4#6
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
1 w
#6#10
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
1 w
#4#6
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#4#6
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
1 w
#2#5
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#2#7
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#5#4
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
1 w
#5#3
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 w
#8#6
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
1 w
#5#4
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 w
#4#6
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#5#7
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
2 w
#4#6
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#5#3
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 w
#4#8
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 w
#4#8
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 w
#4#5
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#4#5
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#4#7
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 w
#4#7
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#4#7
   
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#5#17
   
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#4#18
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#4#18
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
3 w
#2#4
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
3 w
#5#2
   
M. Starks PowellM. Star...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#4#5
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#4#5
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
4 w
#5#7
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
4 w
#5#2
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
07/15
#4#8
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
07/15
#2#5
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
07/14
#8#4
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
07/14
#3#9
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
07/14
#2#4
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#5#8
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#4#6
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#4#13
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#4#5
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#3#7
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#3#5
   
06/23
#7#5
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#1#3
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
07/09
#4#5
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#4#5
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
1 w
#4#5
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#5#4
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#4#5
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#3#5
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#8#18
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#5#3
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#5#6
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#5#2
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
DeAndre HopkinsD. Hopkins
WR - ARI
DeAndre Hopkins
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA at SF
Week 2 at DAL vs. WAS
Week 3 vs. CHI vs. DET
Week 4 at GB at CAR
Week 5 vs. CAR at NYJ
Week 6 at MIN at DAL
Week 7 vs. DET vs. SEA
Week 8 at CARBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. DEN vs. MIA
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. BUF
Week 11 at NO at SEA
Week 12 vs. LV at NE
Week 13 vs. NO vs. LAR
Week 14 at LAC at NYG
Week 15 vs. TB vs. PHI
Week 16 at KC vs. SF
Week 17 at TB at LAR
Player Projections Comparison
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
DeAndre HopkinsD. Hopkins
WR - ARI
DeAndre Hopkins
Receiving
   
Receptions99.595.8
Rec Yards1,397.41,185.8
Rec TDs6.87.6
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts1.01.3
Rush Yards4.27.6
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points179.7164.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
DeAndre HopkinsD. Hopkins
WR - ARI
DeAndre Hopkins
2019 Points 
Week 19.123.1
Week 222.64.0
Week 318.86.7
Week 45.33.1
Week 54.28.8
Week 610.87.5
Week 79.316.6
Week 815.210.9
Week 911.4
Week 107.9
Week 118.78.0
Week 126.821.4
Week 1310.6
Week 146.619.2
Week 1525.411.9
Week 1616.62.3
Week 177.8
Player Targets Comparison
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
DeAndre HopkinsD. Hopkins
WR - ARI
DeAndre Hopkins
2019 Targets 
Week 11113
Week 2108
Week 397
Week 478
Week 578
Week 6912
Week 7912
Week 81213
Week 911
Week 109
Week 11812
Week 12108
Week 138
Week 14813
Week 15208
Week 16159
Week 1713
Notes for Player Combination
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
DeAndre HopkinsD. Hopkins
WR - ARI
DeAndre Hopkins
Expert 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Year in and year out Julio Jones proves to be one of the most incredible football players (not just WRs) in the NFL. His reception and yardage numbers are up there with the leagues best but unfortunately, he's always had a difficult time finding the end-zone. Only once in his nine-year career has he eclipsed 10 receiving TDs. His low TD numbers are the only reason he isn't an automatic top-3 WR.You can make the argument that DeAndre Hopkins is the league's most talented WR but in terms of fantasy, I have some concerns. He is going from an offense in which he dominated target share to an offense that is based on spreading around the football. I still expect Hopkins to play great he just may not get the volume to finish as a top-3 fantasy WR.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
You'd have to go all the way back to 2013 to find the last time Julio Jones didnt finish as a top-8 wide receiver in fantasy football, and the only reason he didn't was due to injury (he was the No. 3 wide receiver in points per game that year). Keep in mind he's done all that without scoring a lot of touchdowns. Sure, the Falcons have Calvin Ridley making his way into a bigger role, but you simply cannot find a safer option to finish inside the top-10 every single year.Moving to a new team/offense is never an easy thing to do, especially when you don't get to have an offseason with your new team. Still, you don't trade for someone like Hopkins to not target him like a true No. 1 wide receiver. With Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk in the lineup, it may be hard for him to reach the 150-target mark like he consistently did with the Texans, but Hopkins has shown the ability to be efficient with practically every quarterback he's played with. Still, it drops him just outside the elite tier of Thomas, Adams, and Jones.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
With all the vacated targets from last season's ATL offense, NOLA's M. Thomas might be the only WR in 2020 to hold a candle to Jones' target volumeHas averaged more than 100 catches the past 5 seasons and moves into the go-to role in Cards' pass-friendly attack - should be at least business as usual in ARI
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
The age defying machine. Draft with confidence, especially if you can pair him with a first round RB. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Jones is the model of consistency, his season has ended with him ranked 8th, 2nd, 6th, 6th, 5th, and 5th the last six seasons. He does turn 31-years old this off-season, but there is no reason to think he can't be an elite WR1 with QB Matt Ryan at the helm in 2020.Hopkins slipped in 2019, he averaged only 11.2 yards per reception and he tallied only 7 touchdowns. He could have a new lease on life in Arizona playing with QB Kyler Murray. Hopkins is still an elite WR1.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Julio Jones had 1394 receiving yards last season, second in the league only to Michael Thomas, and that was his LOWEST yardage output since his rookie season in 2013. You can't find a more consistent player year-over-year and at 31 years old, he certainly still has enough left in him to stay at this level for another year. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
It's hard to find someone who's been as outstanding as Julio Jones over the past few years. Jones has finished as the WR5 or higher each of the past three seasons and he seems like a lock to repeat that type of performance again in 2020. This offense is going to air it out and Jones has yet to show any sign that he's losing a step at this point of his career. Feel confident in drafting Jones again as a top-5 option in 2020.Hopkins will have a change of scenery in 2020, but that doesn't mean that we should expect a significant drop-off in production. Hopkins may not see the overall target totals that he has in years past, but he's still connected to a dynamic offense and will see plenty of scoring opportunities. Hopkins is a locked-in WR1 this season yet again.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Matt Ryan has supported 2 Top 24 PPR WRs four times in his career. Amongst active QBs, only Aaron Rodgers has more seasons of supporting 2 Top 24 WRs. @ClutchFantasyDeandre Hopkins 2019: Age 27, 150 targets, 104 receptions, 1183 yards, 7 TDs, 18 ppr/ppg DLF ADP: 1.07 (WR2). Since 2009, only 26.0% of WRs to average 10+ PPG and then change teams have improved their PPG in the following season. Change the PPG threshold to 12 and that number drops to 20.9%. At 15 it's 0.0%. Hopkins posted 111 - 1521 - 11 TDs with Hoyer, Mallett, Yates and Weeden.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
WR6, WR2, WR6, WR4, WR5, WR3. Has anyone been more reliable in fantasy over the last six years? Julio Jones continues to churn out the numbers in this high powered Falcons offence. That's despite consistently low TD numbers and serious target competition in Calvin Ridley and Austin Hooper. While Ridley will undoubtedly continue to grow in this offence, Julio remains the superior player and with Hooper gone there's certainly room for both. Jones is often available early in the second round and that's spectacular value for a guy who's so reliable.DeAndre Hopkins has long been an elite NFL receiver. Outside a frustrating 2016, he's consistently put up sensational fantasy numbers. Now with the Cardinals, he becomes a great unknown again. Kyler Murray isn't Deshaun Watson but in an offence that is trending upwards, it looks like there will be plenty of targets for Nuk to make hay. The key concern for me is whether Hopkins and Murray can develop enough chemistry during the shortened pre-season to allow the receiver to make an immediate impact. That's the key reason I'd avoid taking him in the first round of most leagues.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
A monster. 6 year average of 162 targets, 103/1565/6. Now, if I were to find some chips in the Julio armor, his yards per reception were his lowest in a full season since 2015. His yards per target were a career low. This might be the beginning of the end, but I think he gives us a few more good years before that time, he's such a freak, and if I were to bet, he won't age like your standard big WR.ARZ in year 1 with Kyler and Kliff: 554 ATT. ATL led the league with 684 ATT. Other top teams ranged from 633 to 589 in the top 12. So PERHAPS some upward mobility of 30-70 ATT in 2020. Distribution in 2019: Kirk 108 Fitz 109 RBS 103 This leaves plenty of space for Hopkins to still dominate. Smaller pieces will get their small shares but NUK is fine as far as I'm concerned. And how about that RB share? Might run into a similar problem as OBJ, when he left NY. Nuk had a heavy 29% market share in Houston last year(2nd best in the league). The leading target getter of every week over the course of the season in ARZ last year had a target share of 25%. This was an argument with OBJ going to CLE, and the love he got from Eli vs the unknown of CLE. We made the crossroads point of good players earning more targets but OBJ did not overcome, Nuk might not overcome in ARZ. A 25% target share would still be very good for Nuk, just not the volume he enjoyed over his time in Houston. Could theoretically be a 13% knock in production from opportunity. All just made up numbers but we're looking for reasons to knock players down in this area, not highlight why we know they're good.