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James Conner or Julio Jones

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Expert
Recommendation

99%
Recommended by
96 of 97 experts
1%
Recommended by
1 of 97 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 100% 0%
Top RB, WR Experts100%0%
Top Player Experts100%0%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 12# 45
Best Rank# 3# 14
Worst Rank# 25# 89
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total175.1111.5
Avg Game11.711.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank810
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Julio JonesJames Conner
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
51 m
#12#51
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
3 h
#12#34
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 h
#12#43
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
11 h
#12#44
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
12 h
#25#21
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
12 h
#19#30
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
13 h
#12#34
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
21 h
#12#57
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
1 d
#8#34
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
1 d
#15#52
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#12#14
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
2 d
#12#43
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
2 d
#11#47
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
3 d
#12#59
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 d
#11#41
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 d
#13#40
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
3 d
#12#52
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
4 d
#13#40
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
4 d
#12#40
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
4 d
#15#47
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
5 d
#12#34
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
5 d
#12#42
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
5 d
#12#33
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
5 d
#12#52
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
5 d
#11#51
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
5 d
#12#44
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
5 d
#14#32
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
5 d
#10#24
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
5 d
#11#57
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
5 d
#12#47
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
6 d
#8#34
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
6 d
#15#34
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
7 d
#12#31
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
7 d
#13#42
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
7 d
#8#89
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
7 d
#16#47
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
1 w
#12#51
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#10#56
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#12#51
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#21#71
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
1 w
#13#47
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#13#42
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 w
#13#40
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
1 w
#12#42
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#12#57
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
1 w
#12#47
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#21#51
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 w
#23#35
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 w
#12#51
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
2 w
#12#66
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 w
#12#40
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 w
#12#40
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 w
#12#44
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 w
#12#40
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#11#42
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
2 w
#12#34
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 w
#12#47
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#11#60
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#8#31
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 w
#12#47
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#8#59
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 w
#12#59
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#12#40
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#8#80
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#11#75
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
3 w
#3#51
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 w
#9#47
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 w
#13#42
   
3 w
#16#34
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#13#59
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
4 w
#11#40
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
06/11
#21#59
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
5 d
#12#71
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
06/11
#16#37
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
6 d
#12#59
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
05/13
#12#60
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
7 d
#11#66
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#11#58
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
06/03
#12#59
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#14#54
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
2 w
#12#49
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#12#51
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#11#57
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#11#57
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#11#71
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#13#52
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#16#47
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#21#31
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
3 d
#13#57
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#11#51
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#13#52
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#13#83
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#14#27
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#15#60
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#13#76
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#15#59
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#13#57
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA at NYG
Week 2 at DAL vs. DEN
Week 3 vs. CHI vs. HOU
Week 4 at GB at TEN
Week 5 vs. CAR vs. PHI
Week 6 at MIN vs. CLE
Week 7 vs. DET at BAL
Week 8 at CARBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. DEN at DAL
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. CIN
Week 11 at NO at JAC
Week 12 vs. LV vs. BAL
Week 13 vs. NO vs. WAS
Week 14 at LAC at BUF
Week 15 vs. TB at CIN
Week 16 at KC vs. IND
Week 17 at TB at CLE
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2019 Points 
Week 19.16.5
Week 222.610.5
Week 318.83.7
Week 45.318.5
Week 54.211.5
Week 610.823.9
Week 79.3
Week 815.221.0
Week 9
Week 107.9
Week 118.71.6
Week 126.8
Week 13
Week 146.6
Week 1525.411.1
Week 1616.63.2
Week 177.8
Notes for Player Combination
  Julio JonesJ. Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Expert 
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.Conner's a dicey pick, but that seems to be built into his ADP right now. If everything goes his way this season, Conner will drastically outperform where he's being drafted right now. However, we just simply don't know at this point whether or not he's going to remain healthy for all 16 games. In fact, I might bet against that happening.
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.What an awful season 2019 proved to be for those who draft James Conner in the first round of drafts. Big Ben was injured, the offence fell apart, Conner's body fell apart and other backs like Benny Snell, Jaylen Samuels and even Kerrith Whyte (who oddly didn't look too bad) swarmed in. With Ben back, Conner ripped like a flying squirrel and another RB in 4th rounder Anthony McFarland in the mix, 2020 has turned into a real crap shoot. With a 4th round price tag though, Conner might just be worth the risk as an upside gamble returning to a good offence where he should be the lead back.
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. @ClutchFantasy 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
With TE A. Hooper's 88 targets up for grabs, NOLA's M. Thomas might be the only WR in 2020 to hold a candle to Jones' target volumeBehind 8-ball to prove he can hold up as a bell cow for a full season - if injuries hit again, he could be elsewhere in 2021 - like the motivation, and Big Ben's return
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
 As long as he's healthy, he has RB1 potential. Up.
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.If Conner were able to stay on the field, he'd be considered as a top-10 running back in fantasy. Unfortunately, he hasn't done that, and it's led them to draft Jaylen Samuels, Benny Snell, and now Anthony McFarland. While none of them are better than Conner, it's likely we see them take some of the workload away from him in 2020.
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. 
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 have at least 1,391 yards and 6 receiving touchdowns with QB Matt Ryan at the helm in 2020.Conner went from 1,470 yards from scrimmage and 13 touchdowns in 2018 to 715 yards from scrimmage and 7 touchdowns in 2019. The big issue for me is durability, Conner has RB1 talent, but missed 3 games in 2018 and 6 games last year. He has a lot of upside due to his ability, but a lot of downside due to his durability.