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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. HOU at NYG
Week 2 at LAC vs. DEN
Week 3 at BAL vs. HOU
Week 4 vs. NEBYE WEEK
Week 5 vs. LV vs. PHI
Week 6 at BUF vs. CLE
Week 7 at DEN at TEN
Week 8 vs. NYJ at BAL
Week 9 vs. CAR at DAL
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. CIN
Week 11 at LV at JAC
Week 12 at TB vs. BAL
Week 13 vs. DEN vs. WAS
Week 14 at MIA at BUF
Week 15 at NO at CIN
Week 16 vs. ATL vs. IND
Week 17 vs. LAC at CLE
Player Projections Comparison
 
Receiving
   
Receptions37.431.0
Rec Yards569.8405.8
Rec TDs4.72.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts6.70.7
Rush Yards36.92.7
Rush TDs0.20.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points88.556.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2019 Points 
Week 10.0
Week 212.1
Week 316.4
Week 4-1.1
Week 57.3
Week 64.5
Week 78.8
Week 811.5
Week 9-1.3
Week 1012.3
Week 111.3
Week 12
Week 130.9
Week 1410.8
Week 151.0
Week 160.0
Week 179.0
Total93.50.0
Average5.8
Player Targets Comparison
 
2019 Targets 
Week 11
Week 26
Week 35
Week 45
Week 56
Week 64
Week 73
Week 82
Week 90
Week 101
Week 114
Week 12
Week 130
Week 141
Week 152
Week 160
Week 171
Notes for Player Combination
 
Expert 
Draft Engine
Draft Engine
Hardman came up four receptions shy of the minimum to qualify as the NFL's official leader in yards per reception as a rookie last season. With the Chiefs' restructuring of Sammy Watkins' contract and re-signing of Demarcus Robinson to a one-year, 2.3 million contract, Hardman's usage is unlikely to increase significantly in 2020. 
Elliot Berkovits
Packer Report
Just like all Chiefs WRs not named Tyreek Hill, Hardman is going to be a boom or bust player here in 2020. He has blazing speed which helps but there just aren't enough targets to go around to make him a reliable weekly starter. That being said, if oft-injured Sammy Watkins goes down, Hardman would be a very enticing player to keep an eye on.Claypool has been a standout performer for the Steelers thus far in training camp and could find his way into a steady role in this offense. I liked him coming out of the draft and I like where he landed but I still don't see him being consistent enough to be worth of a draft pick.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Every year, fantasy experts latch onto young kids with great opportunities. Mecole Hardman was that guy last year and this year, he appears to be that guy again. The Chiefs offense will be explosive in 2020, but will Hardman have a role? The running backs should have a greater receiving role with CEH and Damien Williams back while Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill are the clear studs. Sammy Watkins is still the clear second receiver in KC, regardless of what some will have you believe, and that means you shouldn't break the bank for Hardman. His 11th round price is too rich for me, but he is a fine gamble if you're all set by then.I'm a big fan of Chase Claypool and his upside, but I also realize he's probably starting the season behind Juju, Diontae Johnson and James Washington. He's very difficult to draft in seasonal leagues but he has great upside and is worth a late dart throw in deep leagues or Best Ball.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
I understand the want to draft Hardman, I really do. But has the hype train gotten out of control? He's played four years of college and pro football, and here are his touch totals (most recent first): 30, 40, 33, and 0. He's been highly efficient on almost all of those touches, but at some point, you have to ask yourself why he's not getting more. Seriously, his efficiency last year was out of this world. Here are some stats for you from my 175 interesting facts from the 2019 football season article: - Among wide receivers who've seen at least 30 targets, Mecole Hardman's 13.1 yards per target ranks as the third-highest mark among wide receivers over the last 10 years. - Mecole Hardman averaged 2.77 PPR points per target in 2019, which ranked as the fourth-best mark among wide receivers over the last 10 years. Pretty nuts, right? I'm not arguing his efficiency at all. His performance last year was very Tyreek Hill-esque, and I could see him breaking out similarly to Hill, "if" Hill wasn't on the field with him. It certainly helps that the Chiefs are taking him off special teams to focus on offense, as that's the same thing they did with Hill a few years ago. Drafting him as a WR4/5 could be worth the reward but understand that he might be the No. 5 option in the passing game behind Hill, Travis Kelce, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, and Sammy Watkins. For a team that hasn't thrown the ball more than 583 times in Andy Reid's entire time in Kansas City, that directly impacts Hardman, even if he is uber efficient. If he starts playing more snaps than Watkins, that's when you'll see me completely buy in. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Hardman's electric with the ball in his hands, but he simply doesn't see enough volume to be relevant for fantasy football. He's going to be battling it out with Watkins for targets this season, but he still may only be fourth on this team. Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill, and potentially even Clyde Edwards-Helaire should all see a significant amount of targets in this offense. Hardman can certainly take any play to the house, which makes him an intriguing FLEX play in certain matchups, but otherwise he's probably not going to be consistent enough to have weekly value.Chase Claypool's fit in Pittsburgh is extremely confusing, but it's looking like he's going to take over the James Washington role on the outside. While I wasn't impressed with Claypool on tape from a downfield perspective, the draft capital assures us that he's going to be utilized in this offense. He's going to be given every opportunity to succeed, but it's now just a question of whether or not he's up to the task. His tape showed enough flashes to deserve being rated this highly on my board.
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
The separation he generated before the catch was crazy. And with the ball he easily ran away from 4.4 defenders. Made plays in the return game too. @KevinColePFF Hardman has only played the WR position for three years so far, two at UGA and one in KC, his progression has been dramatic.amazing blend of size and athleticism
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
Played a lot when Tyreek was out. And surprisingly very little with him back. HOWEVER. Demarcus Robinson is a FA and Sammy is thinking about chillin' out, and at the very least will be taking a pay cut. And Mecole's speed is absolutely a game changer if he gets onto the field more. 
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
Still an incredibly explosive athlete who's role should keep evolving within the league's best pass attack