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Hayden Hurst or Rob Gronkowski

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Rob GronkowskiR. Gronkowski
TE - TB
Rob Gronkowski
Hayden HurstH. Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Expert
Recommendation

60%
Recommended by
73 of 121 experts
40%
Recommended by
48 of 121 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 65% 35%
Top TE Experts60%40%
Top Player Experts0%100%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 10# 11
Best Rank# 6# 5
Worst Rank# 20# 23
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total0.046.9
Avg Game0.02.9
Avg Projection93.891.4
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank3020
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Rob GronkowskiHayden Hurst
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
1 h
#16#10
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
2 h
#10#9
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
3 h
#10#9
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
3 h
#11#17
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
3 h
#11#7
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
3 h
#20#10
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
5 h
#11#8
   
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
9 h
#11#12
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
10 h
#13#11
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
11 h
#10#7
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
11 h
#11#9
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
12 h
#10#7
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
13 h
#7#14
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
15 h
#7#17
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
16 h
#14#6
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
19 h
#15#6
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#18#6
   
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
1 d
#7#12
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#11#9
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
1 d
#14#11
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#13#10
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
1 d
#10#15
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 d
#10#12
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
1 d
#8#9
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 d
#8#9
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
1 d
#10#12
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
1 d
#9#16
   
Dave LoughranD. Loug...
Awesemo
2 d
#11#9
   
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#10#14
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 d
#15#5
   
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#10#13
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#11#17
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#10#11
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 d
#12#15
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#8#7
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
#11#17
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#10#15
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 d
#10#6
   
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
2 d
#11#8
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#14#7
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 d
#9#12
   
Nolan KellyN. Kelly
Awesemo
2 d
#10#11
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
2 d
#8#7
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#7#6
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
3 d
#10#8
   
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
3 d
#11#10
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#11#14
   
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
3 d
#10#23
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#7#9
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
3 d
#8#9
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
3 d
#10#9
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
3 d
#6#14
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#11#16
   
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
3 d
#10#11
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
3 d
#7#12
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#15#19
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
4 d
#16#17
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
4 d
#9#8
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
4 d
#7#11
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#7#12
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#7#9
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#7#15
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
5 d
#8#13
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#16#10
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
5 d
#10#11
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
#8#10
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
5 d
#20#5
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
5 d
#7#9
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#8#11
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
6 d
#8#15
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
6 d
#10#12
   
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
6 d
#11#10
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
6 d
#14#8
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
7 d
#9#10
   
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
7 d
#11#10
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 w
#12#9
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
1 w
#15#8
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
1 w
#10#11
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#8#11
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
1 w
#16#7
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#6#3
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#8#9
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 w
#26#27
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
1 w
#8#15
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 w
#9#5
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
2 w
#12#10
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 w
#9#19
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 w
#8#9
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 w
#9#11
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#8#11
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#9#8
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 w
#13#10
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#7#8
   
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#13#16
   
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
2 w
#14#7
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#8#9
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
3 w
#7#8
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#8#10
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
4 w
#9#11
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
4 w
#7#16
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
07/15
#10#11
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
07/15
#11#15
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
07/14
#7#12
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
07/14
#10#7
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
07/14
#13#14
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#7#9
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#7#11
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
07/03
#9#10
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#14#10
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#10#8
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#10#9
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#7#8
   
06/23
#11#17
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#16#11
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#12#14
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
1 w
#12#14
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#21#16
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#10#14
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#10#11
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#14#15
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#9#17
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Rob GronkowskiR. Gronkowski
TE - TB
Rob Gronkowski
Hayden HurstH. Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NO vs. SEA
Week 2 vs. CAR at DAL
Week 3 at DEN vs. CHI
Week 4 vs. LAC at GB
Week 5 at CHI vs. CAR
Week 6 vs. GB at MIN
Week 7 at LV vs. DET
Week 8 at NYG at CAR
Week 9 vs. NO vs. DEN
Week 10 at CARBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. LAR at NO
Week 12 vs. KC vs. LV
Week 13BYE WEEK vs. NO
Week 14 vs. MIN at LAC
Week 15 at ATL vs. TB
Week 16 at DET at KC
Week 17 vs. ATL at TB
Player Projections Comparison
  Rob GronkowskiR. Gronkowski
TE - TB
Rob Gronkowski
Hayden HurstH. Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Receiving
   
Receptions48.257.5
Rec Yards668.2653.6
Rec TDs4.64.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points93.891.4
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Rob GronkowskiR. Gronkowski
TE - TB
Rob Gronkowski
Hayden HurstH. Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
2019 Points 
Week 10.04.1
Week 26.1
Week 31.4
Week 43.9
Week 53.2
Week 60.4
Week 71.0
Week 8
Week 91.5
Week 102.0
Week 111.6
Week 120.0
Week 132.1
Week 1413.3
Week 151.9
Week 160.9
Week 173.5
Player Targets Comparison
  Rob GronkowskiR. Gronkowski
TE - TB
Rob Gronkowski
Hayden HurstH. Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
2019 Targets 
Week 103
Week 21
Week 35
Week 42
Week 54
Week 61
Week 72
Week 8
Week 92
Week 102
Week 112
Week 121
Week 134
Week 143
Week 152
Week 163
Week 172
Notes for Player Combination
  Rob GronkowskiR. Gronkowski
TE - TB
Rob Gronkowski
Hayden HurstH. Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Expert 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Gronk is officially back and the NFL is better for it. But is he a great fantasy option? I'm not so sure. First off, he'll have to compete with Mike Evans and Chris Godwin for targets. Secondly, Gronk has always been an injury risk which is never something you want to invest too much in. I love his TD upside but don't see him being used a ton between the 20's. He's a low-end TE1 and I'd draft a late-round backup in case of injury.Hurst is one of my favorite TE sleepers for the 2020 season. He's a former 1st-round pick which means he definitely has the talent, he just never had the opportunity in Baltimore. That will change in Atlanta where throughout Matt Ryan's career, the TE position has done very well. Whether it be Tony Gonzalez or Austin Hooper, if you're a talented TE, Ryan is going to target you. If you punt on TE, Hurst is a great late-round option.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The fact that Tom Brady won't have a full offseason with his new receivers, you have to wonder if he'll gravitate towards his old friend Gronkowski. During Gronkowski's career, he posted top-five-type numbers in 40.9 percent of his games, which is easily the best of all-time. In fact, the closest tight end, Travis Kelce, has posted those numbers in 31.6 percent of his games. While Gronkowski isn't the young stud he once was, but he should be a consistent presence while on the field with Brady.Opportunity means everything to a tight end and Hurst is going to walk into plenty of it. The Falcons have used their tight end quite heavily over the last couple years and they really didn't replace Mohamed Sanu. Instead of trying to re-sign Austin Hooper, they decided it'd be better to trade a second-round pick for Hurst, showing just how much they valued him. Don't think he's not talented just because he played behind Mark Andrews. He should see 80-plus targets in 2020 en route to a top-12 finish.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
At his peak, Gronkowski was likely the greatest tight end of all time. But after a year off, fantasy manager can't expect him to simply return to his peak self, especially since he hasn't played a full season in nearly a decade. With his immense talent and back with Tom Brady, Gronkowski should still be drafted a TE1, but don't expect a full season of health or a return of the Gronk of old.Hurst rarely played even half the snaps with Baltimore, but he was sixth in yards per target last year and was PFF's eighth-highest graded tight end. Dirk Koetter's offense likes to target the tight end, as Austin Hooper saw 60 targets through eight games last year and Tony Gonzalez saw 118 targets per season under Koetter. Add in that Hurst is likely to run routes out of the slot this year and Hurst's first year with the Falcons should be a big one.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Gronk has come out of retirement after one season, he is still a TE1 playing with QB Tom Brady, but do not expect Gronk in his prime numbers with both players well past their prime years.Hurst has never had more than 349 yards receiving or 2 touchdowns in a season, but this is his chance to breakout as a starting tight end playing with Matt Ryan. He is a TE2 with TE1 upside due to his great quarterback situation.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Gronk should see plenty of targets in this offense, but he's going to need to be incredibly productive from a touchdown standpoint to elevate himself into the top-10 TE conversation. He certainly can do it, but he's a risky pick with his injury history and TD dependency.There's no bigger disparity in the NFL right now between upside and ADP than Hurst. Hurst is currently going outside the top-12 tight ends, but has a very good chance and path to finishing as a top-5 option at the end of the season. Hurst is a talented tight end who is finally going to be given an opportunity in Atlanta's dynamic offense. He's a home-run pick in the late rounds of your draft.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Gronk is back baby! The former Patriots stud has followed Tom Brady to Tampa Bay and will be looking to recapture some of the magic that made him a fantasy superstar. While he has massive weekly upside, it's fair to suggest he'll fall well below Chris Godwin and Mike Evans in the pecking order. His extensive injury history is also a massive concern but there's no doubt Gronkowski will always have enormous upside and he's the kind of gamble you should take if you're hoping to win your league (as opposed to avoiding losing it). His 8th round price tag is a little inflated by his name but if he falls in drafts, he's well worth snapping up.The Falcons offence remains a passing juggernaut with Julio Jones, Calvin Ridley, Austin Hooper, the slot receivers and the running backs all on pace for 100+ targets in 2019. While Austin Hooper, Mo Sanu and Devonta Freeman are gone, Hayden Hurst, Russell Gage and Todd Gurley arrive in their place. It's fair to suggest more from Gurley compared to last season's backfield mess and a breakout from Calvin Ridley is entirely likely, but Russell Gage isn't a top receiver and that leaves a massive pile of targets for the tight ends. While that's no guarantee, it's hard to see how Hayden Hurst could not finish as a top 12 tight end. That makes it even more incredible that he's available in the double digit rounds. Hurst is an absolute steal and one of fantasy's biggest sleepers at this stage of the pre-season.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 Former first round pick, missed opportunity in Baltimore, MAJOR upside in Atlanta. Hurst had 62 targets total in 2 years while playing for Baltimore, 43 catches, 512 yards, and 3 Touchdowns. Austin Hooper last year had 97 targets, 75 catches 787 yards and 6 touchdowns. The targets and opportunity are their in Atlanta for Hurst to crush. @NickSarnelli
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
 ATL just traded a 2nd round pick for Hurst, knowing that he's been a poor blocker his first 2 years in the league. Below AVG on 389 RUNBLKs, and just 8 PASSBLKs to his name. His poor blocking is good news for how it appears they might plan on using him. Hooper was rarely blocking, and was in for twice the amount of pass snaps as Hurst last year.