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Diontae Johnson or Marquise Brown

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Marquise BrownM. Brown
WR - BAL
Marquise Brown
Diontae JohnsonD. Johnson
WR - PIT
Diontae Johnson
Expert
Recommendation

92%
Recommended by
118 of 128 experts
8%
Recommended by
10 of 128 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 95% 5%
Top WR Experts90%10%
Top Player Experts90%10%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 30# 41
Best Rank# 11# 29
Worst Rank# 49# 68
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total100.4104.1
Avg Game7.26.5
Avg Projection127.8115.3
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank2823
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Marquise BrownDiontae Johnson
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
1 h
#37#57
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
2 h
#24#38
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
2 h
#31#39
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 h
#34#48
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
3 h
#30#39
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
3 h
#40#44
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
4 h
#43#47
   
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
9 h
#31#40
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
10 h
#29#37
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
11 h
#36#38
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
11 h
#24#53
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
12 h
#27#44
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
13 h
#32#45
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
15 h
#30#65
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
16 h
#35#49
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
19 h
#11#68
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#14#35
   
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
1 d
#21#35
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#34#42
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
1 d
#30#41
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#24#37
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
1 d
#31#43
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 d
#30#38
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
1 d
#33#36
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 d
#27#46
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
1 d
#22#44
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
1 d
#30#46
   
Dave LoughranD. Loug...
Awesemo
1 d
#35#39
   
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#35#39
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 d
#42#39
   
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#33#38
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#30#37
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#33#34
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 d
#31#57
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#29#55
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
#33#53
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#27#37
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 d
#36#39
   
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
2 d
#31#43
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#15#39
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 d
#26#45
   
Nolan KellyN. Kelly
Awesemo
2 d
#29#45
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
2 d
#33#32
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#30#38
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
3 d
#33#46
   
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
3 d
#31#39
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#28#38
   
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
3 d
#49#56
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#21#36
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
3 d
#30#50
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
3 d
#29#36
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
3 d
#26#36
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#27#37
   
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
3 d
#31#39
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
3 d
#27#54
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
3 d
#24#39
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
4 d
#36#37
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
4 d
#26#34
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
4 d
#32#37
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#26#49
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#32#38
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#32#65
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
5 d
#30#58
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#24#52
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
5 d
#31#42
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
#30#33
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
5 d
#27#53
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
5 d
#42#52
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#33#43
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
5 d
#30#49
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
6 d
#27#37
   
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
6 d
#31#40
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
6 d
#33#38
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
6 d
#36#41
   
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
7 d
#31#40
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 w
#31#44
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
1 w
#30#50
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
1 w
#31#39
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#30#29
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
1 w
#27#33
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#34#24
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#31#34
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
1 w
#37#50
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 w
#31#45
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
1 w
#27#44
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 w
#37#46
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#43#54
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
2 w
#31#37
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#37#49
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 w
#32#38
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 w
#28#45
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 w
#25#38
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#35#40
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#35#36
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 w
#30#46
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#35#44
   
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#36#49
   
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#35#38
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#32#49
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
3 w
#36#33
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
3 w
#36#50
   
M. Starks PowellM. Star...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#31#40
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#33#47
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
4 w
#35#36
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
4 w
#40#37
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
07/15
#31#36
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
07/15
#32#48
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
07/14
#19#45
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
07/14
#21#40
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
07/14
#19#38
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#35#26
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#33#40
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#23#47
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#27#37
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#37#25
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#34#55
   
06/23
#38#37
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#34#54
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
07/09
#34#52
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#32#45
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
1 w
#32#45
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#34#49
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#33#47
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#32#48
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#46#42
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#36#52
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#33#52
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#36#50
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Marquise BrownM. Brown
WR - BAL
Marquise Brown
Diontae JohnsonD. Johnson
WR - PIT
Diontae Johnson
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. CLE at NYG
Week 2 at HOU vs. DEN
Week 3 vs. KC vs. HOU
Week 4 at WAS at TEN
Week 5 vs. CIN vs. PHI
Week 6 at PHI vs. CLE
Week 7 vs. PIT at BAL
Week 8BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 9 at IND at DAL
Week 10 at NE vs. CIN
Week 11 vs. TEN at JAC
Week 12 at PIT vs. BAL
Week 13 vs. DAL vs. WAS
Week 14 at CLE at BUF
Week 15 vs. JAC at CIN
Week 16 vs. NYG vs. IND
Week 17 at CIN at CLE
Player Projections Comparison
  Marquise BrownM. Brown
WR - BAL
Marquise Brown
Diontae JohnsonD. Johnson
WR - PIT
Diontae Johnson
Receiving
   
Receptions62.266.7
Rec Yards822.0809.3
Rec TDs6.45.6
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts6.33.7
Rush Yards60.027.3
Rush TDs0.30.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points127.8115.3
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Marquise BrownM. Brown
WR - BAL
Marquise Brown
Diontae JohnsonD. Johnson
WR - PIT
Diontae Johnson
2019 Points 
Week 126.72.5
Week 28.61.7
Week 34.911.8
Week 42.211.7
Week 58.22.7
Week 61.4
Week 7
Week 814.4
Week 94.80.5
Week 1014.06.4
Week 112.31.7
Week 1216.22.9
Week 130.13.1
Week 14-0.219.6
Week 1510.54.2
Week 160.614.1
Week 171.55.4
Player Targets Comparison
  Marquise BrownM. Brown
WR - BAL
Marquise Brown
Diontae JohnsonD. Johnson
WR - PIT
Diontae Johnson
2019 Targets 
Week 155
Week 2134
Week 396
Week 476
Week 558
Week 62
Week 7
Week 87
Week 942
Week 1046
Week 1144
Week 1276
Week 1325
Week 1438
Week 1547
Week 1629
Week 1727
Notes for Player Combination
  Marquise BrownM. Brown
WR - BAL
Marquise Brown
Diontae JohnsonD. Johnson
WR - PIT
Diontae Johnson
Expert 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Brown had an up and down rookie season where he dealt with injuries but also showed real potential when at 100%. Now he enters year two in the NFL and should be completely healthy giving him a chance to be a terrific mid-round value. My only concern for Brown is how much the Ravens run the football, that could hurt him a few times but over 16 games it's not a reason to avoid him.Johnson is one of my favorite sleepers of the 2020 season. He is looking most likely to win the WR2 spot in Pittsburgh which has historically been a very valuable fantasy asset The most important thing for Johnson is the health of his QB Ben Roethlisberger. As long as Big Ben is healthy, I think Johnson could be in for a breakout year.
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
I keep moving him up my rankings. Might have to reach a round early to grab him and his huge ceiling.I keep moving him up. As long as Ben is healthy, Diontae could find himself in the WR2 range this season.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
When your team is throwing the ball just 439 times the entire season, it's going to be hard to become a consistent fantasy option. It's going to be even harder when you're a rookie who was coming off foot surgery and dealing with ankle injuries throughout the year. That was the reality for Brown, who played just 14 games, yet finished as a top-50 fantasy wide receiver. The team added a few wide receivers in the draft ,but no one who should trump him in targets. If the Ravens drop back to pass a bit more in 2020, Brown could be a legitimate breakout option, though he shouldn't be drafted as anything more than an upside WR3/4.He could be one of the biggest steals in fantasy football, period. Despite being thrown to by Devlin Hodges and Mason Rudolph, Johnson was able to post WR2 or better numbers in 31.3 percent of his games as a rookie in 2019. Now getting Ben Roethlisberger back under center, he might just explode. Don't forget that there were room for two top-tier receivers with Roethlisberger under center.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Hollywood Brown is a massive value because of *where* he sees his targets. @GrahamBarfieldYAC/Rec was 5.1. Similar to Diggs, Sutton, Metcalf. YAC/Target was 3.2. Which was the same as Tyreek Hill. Drop rate was the 3.3%. Which was also similar to Tyreek, Kupp, Kirk, Tate. True catch rate was 88.1%. Same as Nuk Hopkins. @Kyle_FFRecon x
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
I won't be drafting Marquise Brown in any leagues outside Best Ball this year. His upside is massively capped by the way the Ravens run their offence and by his style as a mostly deep threat. While he'll have some massive games, he's equally likely to score you less than five points. In fact he failed to pass 23 yards in half of his starts. You can talk about injuries and regression all you like, I'll draft a guy I may at least have a chance of feeling comfortable starting.Diontae Johnson was one of my favourite deep sleepers going into last season and he didn't disappoint. With Big Ben back, there's a good chance he builds on his progress and while a healthy JuJu and the addition of Chase Claypool will have an impact, Johnson is still a very good option in the double digit rounds if you want to back the Steelers passing game. I do.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Unfortunately, Brown doesn't exactly play in the best offense to maximize his skills for fantasy football. He has the talent to be a top-24 WR, but the Ravens simply do not pass the ball enough for him to return value. He's a boom/bust play that's best plugged in as a WR3/FLEX option on a weekly basis.The Steelers offense is going to be much improved over what they displayed last season. Big Ben should be looking Johnson's way regularly and he could be in line for a big season. He's currently sitting at WR45 in ADP and that's an absolute steal.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 Johnson is going to be a trendy breakout pick this year, considering he managed to find success as a part-time player with continually sub-par quarterbacks throwing him the ball. Despite that, Johnson was the 40th-ranked wide receiver in standard scoring formats. An elite route-runner, Johnson now has the chance to blossom into a reliable starting wide receiver with Ben Roethlisberger back throwing him the ball. Still, Johnson is more of an upside play, and should be drafted as a bench receiver with a high ceiling.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
The good news: He was the leading target getter at WR. The Bad: The Ravens were 32nd in attempts in 2019, meaning Marquise had 71 targets. I do believe he can be an elite deep threat, with plenty of opportunity to gash the defense when they cheat up to sop the run but that is a narrative versus the numbers that Baltimore is most likely to repeat. He did have the screw removed from his foot this offseason so hopefully he can stay healthy. I see him as a flex play with upside, but the upside is not the ceiling in this case.. There are big Trusses in the wayIt doesn't tell the whole story but he led the team in targets with 92 as a rookie.