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Greg Olsen or Ian Thomas

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ian ThomasI. Thomas
TE - CAR
Ian Thomas
Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Expert
Recommendation

68%
Recommended by
62 of 91 experts
32%
Recommended by
29 of 91 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 90% 10%
Top TE Experts40%60%
Top Player Experts--
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 22# 23
Best Rank# 18# 10
Worst Rank# 34# 37
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total19.671.7
Avg Game1.25.1
Avg Projection70.870.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank19
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Ian ThomasGreg Olsen
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
11 h
#21#27
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
16 h
#22#23
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
1 d
#24#22
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
1 d
#23#34
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#22#24
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
1 d
#19#27
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
1 d
#22#23
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 d
#23#22
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
1 d
#21#24
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#28#16
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
2 d
#22#26
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#26#17
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
2 d
#24#20
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
2 d
#21#10
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#32#25
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
2 d
#21#22
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#22#19
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#21#24
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#21#22
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
3 d
#23#20
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
3 d
#33#24
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
3 d
#22#27
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#22#27
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#22#23
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
4 d
#34#32
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
4 d
#29#36
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
4 d
#22#23
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
4 d
#20#25
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
4 d
#20#32
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#22#33
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
5 d
#26#28
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#22#23
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#22#24
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#26#32
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
5 d
#21#23
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
6 d
#22#23
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
6 d
#22#24
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
6 d
#22#23
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
7 d
#22#28
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
7 d
#22#23
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#26#25
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
1 w
#18#23
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 w
#19#30
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 w
#22#21
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 w
#21#29
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 w
#22#23
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
1 w
#28#23
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
1 w
#27#23
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
1 w
#22#37
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#22#24
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
1 w
#22#29
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 w
#22#23
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#21#20
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#20#18
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#26#32
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 w
#20#23
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#22#24
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#22#23
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#26#17
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#19#23
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#20#22
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#21#25
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 w
#22#25
   
3 w
#24#23
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 w
#24#21
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#29#19
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#26#25
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#26#25
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#22#23
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
4 w
#29#30
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#22#21
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
3 d
#22#24
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#22#30
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#22#23
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
4 w
#22#23
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
06/02
#26#19
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
1 w
#22#23
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#22#23
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#22#23
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
4 w
#22#24
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#22#23
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#16#25
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#33#24
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#21#22
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#25#24
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#20#26
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#22#24
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#22#23
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#24#22
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#20#19
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#27#33
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Ian ThomasI. Thomas
TE - CAR
Ian Thomas
Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LV at ATL
Week 2 at TB vs. NE
Week 3 at LAC vs. DAL
Week 4 vs. ARI at MIA
Week 5 at ATL vs. MIN
Week 6 vs. CHIBYE WEEK
Week 7 at NO at ARI
Week 8 vs. ATL vs. SF
Week 9 at KC at BUF
Week 10 vs. TB at LAR
Week 11 vs. DET vs. ARI
Week 12 at MIN at PHI
Week 13BYE WEEK vs. NYG
Week 14 vs. DEN vs. NYJ
Week 15 at GB at WAS
Week 16 at WAS vs. LAR
Week 17 vs. NO at SF
Player Projections Comparison
  Ian ThomasI. Thomas
TE - CAR
Ian Thomas
Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Receiving
   
Receptions50.840.1
Rec Yards505.7468.3
Rec TDs3.63.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points70.870.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Ian ThomasI. Thomas
TE - CAR
Ian Thomas
Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
2019 Points 
Week 10.03.6
Week 20.011.0
Week 30.019.5
Week 40.00.5
Week 50.00.0
Week 60.05.2
Week 7
Week 80.01.3
Week 90.04.0
Week 100.09.8
Week 110.05.7
Week 120.44.4
Week 132.42.2
Week 1411.7
Week 152.3
Week 161.63.3
Week 171.21.2
Player Targets Comparison
  Ian ThomasI. Thomas
TE - CAR
Ian Thomas
Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
2019 Targets 
Week 119
Week 209
Week 307
Week 404
Week 502
Week 607
Week 7
Week 812
Week 906
Week 10010
Week 1115
Week 1227
Week 1343
Week 1410
Week 153
Week 1635
Week 1756
Notes for Player Combination
  Ian ThomasI. Thomas
TE - CAR
Ian Thomas
Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The loss of Greg Olsen will free up the starting role for Thomas, who has done extremely well when asked to fill-in a larger role. Despite seeing just 79 targets over the last two years combined, Thomas has four games with 14.8 or more PPR points. He might hit that target number in 2020 alone.Based on where Olsen's targets took place last year, he scored 20.5 fewer fantasy points than the average tight end would've, which was the worst mark in football, just ahead of Trey Burton. He's now 35 years old and wants to go to the booth soon enough. He was the Seahawks insurance to Will Dissly. Once they know Dissly is healthy, it's back to fantasy irrelevance for Olsen. If Dissly isn't ready for the start of the year, Olsen could have some streaming appeal.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
With the departure of Greg Olsen, Thomas is next in line as the starter in Carolina. He's shown potential when he's gotten on the field previously and there are going to be plenty of targets available in this offense. With that being said, Thomas is nothing more than a back-end TE2 this season that could be streamed in plus matchups.Olsen might have enough in the tank for one final season in the NFL, but it's unlikely to amount to much from a fantasy perspective. Even if Olsen sees 80-plus targets, he lacks the athleticism now to turn them into anything of value for fantasy football. He'll be a fringe TE2/TE3 this season.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 Despite getting up there in age, Olsen showed he still had some gas left in the tank in 2019, finishing as the 13th-ranked tight end in 1/2 PPR formats despite playing just 14 games and scoring just two touchdowns. Seattle isn't a bad place for tight ends, but with Will Dissly expected back and Jacob Hollister still on the roster, it's unlikely that Olsen will see his usual number of targets. He's worth drafting in leagues that give bonus points to tight ends but he's outside the TE1 range in standard-sized leagues.