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James Conner or Tyler Lockett

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Tyler LockettT. Lockett
WR - SEA
Tyler Lockett
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Expert
Recommendation

57%
Recommended by
69 of 122 experts
43%
Recommended by
53 of 122 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 55% 45%
Top RB, WR Experts22%78%
Top Player Experts65%35%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 40# 42
Best Rank# 29# 20
Worst Rank# 65# 82
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total153.2111.5
Avg Game9.611.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1610
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Tyler LockettJames Conner
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
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#36#51
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
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Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
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Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
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Yahoo! Sports
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#55#71
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
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Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
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Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
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Razzball
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Fantasy Victors
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#36#42
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
16 h
#48#29
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
17 h
#55#51
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
17 h
#36#51
   
Nolan KellyN. Kelly
Awesemo
17 h
#35#42
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
17 h
#45#42
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
19 h
#55#44
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
19 h
#49#47
   
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
20 h
#37#40
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
21 h
#37#22
   
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
22 h
#33#40
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
22 h
#37#34
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
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#33#44
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#36#26
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
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#36#23
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
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#36#40
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
#49#42
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#32#40
   
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
2 d
#39#52
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 d
#41#28
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
2 d
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Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
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2 d
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Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
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#49#34
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
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Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
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Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 d
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The Football Girl
2 d
#48#51
   
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#42#33
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
2 d
#41#34
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#50#34
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
2 d
#48#31
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
2 d
#50#47
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 d
#63#33
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
3 d
#37#76
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
3 d
#41#52
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#45#59
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#39#80
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
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#36#40
   
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Legion Report
3 d
#43#47
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
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#50#57
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
4 d
#29#39
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
4 d
#50#71
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#48#39
   
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#39#38
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
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4 d
#36#20
   
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
4 d
#37#44
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
4 d
#41#47
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
5 d
#64#51
   
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
5 d
#36#44
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
5 d
#48#47
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
5 d
#29#34
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
6 d
#33#42
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
6 d
#35#47
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
6 d
#50#52
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
6 d
#37#44
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
6 d
#43#42
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
7 d
#41#34
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#37#40
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#48#47
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
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#33#51
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
1 w
#32#28
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
1 w
#41#57
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 w
#33#59
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
1 w
#65#31
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 w
#32#42
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
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#48#51
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
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Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
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Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
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Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
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Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
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Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
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#36#33
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 w
#42#39
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#41#31
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#48#60
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 w
#48#42
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#55#51
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#43#51
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#49#51
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
2 w
#39#44
   
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New Life Fantasy
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Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
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#49#52
   
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CBS Sports
2 w
#32#34
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#57#30
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
3 w
#41#44
   
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FullTime Fantasy
3 w
#37#59
   
M. Starks PowellM. Star...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#39#51
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#39#31
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
3 w
#48#52
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 w
#48#31
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
3 w
#72#51
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#48#40
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
4 w
#36#59
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
4 w
#49#60
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
4 w
#75#24
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
4 w
#62#89
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#41#47
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#37#47
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#29#40
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#39#34
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
1 d
#55#82
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#49#47
   
06/23
#48#34
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
07/09
#45#71
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#48#58
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
1 w
#48#59
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#35#55
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#49#51
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#48#57
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#43#31
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#41#83
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#43#76
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#37#57
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Tyler LockettT. Lockett
WR - SEA
Tyler Lockett
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at ATL at NYG
Week 2 vs. NE vs. DEN
Week 3 vs. DAL vs. HOU
Week 4 at MIA at TEN
Week 5 vs. MIN vs. PHI
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. CLE
Week 7 at ARI at BAL
Week 8 vs. SFBYE WEEK
Week 9 at BUF at DAL
Week 10 at LAR vs. CIN
Week 11 vs. ARI at JAC
Week 12 at PHI vs. BAL
Week 13 vs. NYG vs. WAS
Week 14 vs. NYJ at BUF
Week 15 at WAS at CIN
Week 16 vs. LAR vs. IND
Week 17 at SF at CLE
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Tyler LockettT. Lockett
WR - SEA
Tyler Lockett
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2019 Points 
Week 110.46.5
Week 27.910.5
Week 321.43.7
Week 45.118.5
Week 510.311.5
Week 67.823.9
Week 711.8
Week 810.021.0
Week 927.2
Week 102.9
Week 111.6
Week 123.8
Week 130.0
Week 144.3
Week 1518.011.1
Week 161.23.2
Week 1711.1
Notes for Player Combination
  Tyler LockettT. Lockett
WR - SEA
Tyler Lockett
James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Expert 
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Lockett continues to silence the doubters year after year in Seattle and I don't see that changing in 2020. His connection with Russell Wilson is otherworldly and that's a big advantage over a lot of guys who haven't been able to work with their QB's due to COVID. I like Lockett as a solid WR2 but unlikely to get the volume to propel him into WR1 status.Many people consider 2019 to be a bad season for Conner but before getting hurt, he was averaging over 14 points per game. Now, Ben Roethlisberger is slated to return and the Steelers offense of old could be coming back together. Getting a piece of that in the 3rd-4th round is terrific value.
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
Up a few spots. He's a top-20 WR lock, and I just had him a bit too low. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It seemed like he picked up in 2019 right where he left off in 2018, as he was the No. 4 wide receiver through nine weeks, but then trailed off as the year went on. He was just the No. 61 wide receiver from Week 10 through Week 16 while D.K. Metcalf emerged, and that continued into the playoffs. It's likely we see more pass attempts out of the Seahawks in 2020, so there should be room for both Lockett and Metcalf to be WR2/3 options with WR1 upside nearly every week.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.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
 7th among RBs in FAN PPG over past 2 seasons (better than Cook, Henry, Mixon, to name a few), but in a prove-it season health wise - figure he's playing for his future in PIT
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 If Conner stays healthy this year, he's almost certainly going to be a draft-day bargain. Through Week 7, before his season was derailed by injury, he was on pace for more than 1400 total yards and 14 touchdowns. Mike Tomlin has come out and essentially stated that Conner is going to be a workhorse back, and he may get even more work in the receiving game if Ben Roethlisberger doesn't push it downfield as much as he used to after elbow surgery. In other words, it's just health with Conner. If he has it, he should be no worse than an extremely strong RB2 in half- or full-PPR leagues.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Weeks 1-9 last season, he was the WR3 overall. He suffered a scary leg injury in Week 10 and was never the same afterward. He still finished as the WR13 for the season. @SWallace_FF In 2019, Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett ranked: 4th in yards gained on slot routes (770), 1st in touchdowns on slot routes (6), 11th in yards gained on 20+ yards downfield targets (379), 9th in receiving TDs (8) @EvanSilva - Tyler Lockett does not get a lot of targets, but the ones he does get are high leverage for fantasy. @LordReebs 
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 People are quick to write Conner off, but injuries are the only difference from this season to last where he was being drafted as a first-round pick. In fact, Big-Ben is back, so Conner should have more running lanes than he did last season when he excelled. From weeks 1-8 last season, Conner saw almost 18 touches per game, was sixth among RBs in fantasy points per snap, and forced the second-most missed tackles on receptions. He's also played at least 10 games every year of his career and is an RB1 whenever he's on the field. He's easily worth the third round pick.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Lockett's most likely going to play second-fiddle to Metcalf this season, but there are still going to be plenty of targets to go his way. Lockett's going to hover around WR2 territory all season long, but has the talent and rapport with Russell Wilson to finish even higher than that.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
Tyler Lockett put together another impressive season, breaking 1000 yards for the first time on the back of five 100+ yard performances and 8 TDs. His many bust weeks are a concern but the worries don't end there. D.K. Metcalf is a possibility to really impact his target share, as are quality tight ends Greg Olsen and Jacob Hollister. It's also worth monitoring the Josh Gordon and Antonio Brown rumours which won't go away. Ultimately he's a boom/bust mid-round pick with strong upside who has major floor issues but excellent weekly upside. Don't get sucked in too early.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.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
18 TDs in the last 2 years on 180 targets(about a 19% target share). I'm not complaining about the TDs and he had a career high 110 targets in 2019 but TDs are not sticky and I think he might just play the highly efficient second fiddle to D.K. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Lockett did have a solid season with 1052 yards from scrimmage and 8 touchdowns, but he seemed to take a backseat to Metcalf at times in the second half of the 2018 season. I think Lockett will be more of a WR3 than a WR2 in 2020 and he could likely be the second option in the passing game.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.