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Mecole Hardman or Michael Pittman Jr.

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Experts' Pick
 
  Mecole HardmanM. Hardman
WR - KC
Mecole Hardman
Michael Pittman Jr.M. Pittman
WR - IND
Michael Pittman Jr.
Expert
Recommendation

81%
Recommended by
80 of 99 experts
19%
Recommended by
19 of 99 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 100% 0%
Top WR Experts86%14%
Top Player Experts--
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 53# 64
Best Rank# 34# 25
Worst Rank# 83# 118
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total93.50.0
Avg Game5.8
Avg Projection95.085.9
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank921
   
Misc 
   
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Mecole HardmanMichael Pittman Jr.
   
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Mecole HardmanM. Hardman
WR - KC
Mecole Hardman
Michael Pittman Jr.M. Pittman
WR - IND
Michael Pittman Jr.
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. HOU at JAC
Week 2 at LAC vs. MIN
Week 3 at BAL vs. NYJ
Week 4 vs. NE at CHI
Week 5 vs. LV at CLE
Week 6 at BUF vs. CIN
Week 7 at DENBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. NYJ at DET
Week 9 vs. CAR vs. BAL
Week 10BYE WEEK at TEN
Week 11 at LV vs. GB
Week 12 at TB vs. TEN
Week 13 vs. DEN at HOU
Week 14 at MIA at LV
Week 15 at NO vs. HOU
Week 16 vs. ATL at PIT
Week 17 vs. LAC vs. JAC
Player Projections Comparison
  Mecole HardmanM. Hardman
WR - KC
Mecole Hardman
Michael Pittman Jr.M. Pittman
WR - IND
Michael Pittman Jr.
Receiving
   
Receptions38.845.6
Rec Yards612.3624.3
Rec TDs5.24.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts6.61.0
Rush Yards36.64.3
Rush TDs0.20.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points95.085.9
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Mecole HardmanM. Hardman
WR - KC
Mecole Hardman
Michael Pittman Jr.M. Pittman
WR - IND
Michael Pittman Jr.
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
Player Targets Comparison
  Mecole HardmanM. Hardman
WR - KC
Mecole Hardman
Michael Pittman Jr.M. Pittman
WR - IND
Michael Pittman Jr.
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
  Mecole HardmanM. Hardman
WR - KC
Mecole Hardman
Michael Pittman Jr.M. Pittman
WR - IND
Michael Pittman Jr.
Expert 
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.Michael Pittman Jr. may have fallen into the best landing spot for any WR in this class. T.Y Hilton is on the last year of his contract and Parris Campbell is more of a gadget player that won't command an incredible amount of targets. Pittman is going to receive all the targets he can handle and he has the talent level to be a top-24 fantasy WR within the next two seasons.
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 offence 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.There's a lot of Michael Pittman hype and I get it. He's going to be a starter in a strong Colts offence with the aggressive Philip Rivers at the helm. But let's be very clear, he's still a solid but average rookie who'll play well behind T.Y. Hilton and the run game. It's very hard to project him with 100 targets and that makes it hard to consider him a fantasy-relevant player. I'd be avoiding him this year but look forward to drafting him in the future.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
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. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Did you know that 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? His 2.77 PPR points per target ranked as the fourth-best mark in that time. He's good, we know that, but will he get the targets necessary to start him confidently? He's one of those players who can certainly take the leap into the top-30 receivers if he gets the opportunity, which is rare to find in the late rounds.It would seem likely that Pittman would start right away, as the Colts wanted to give Philip Rivers a big-bodied wide receiver. Some have compared Pittman to Vincent Jackson, a former teammate of Rivers, and one who had a lot of success when he was on the field. The expectation is that T.Y. Hilton and Pittman will play in 2WR sets, with Parris Campbell coming on when they go three wide. Because of that, Pittman could see a consistent five-plus targets per game. He's on the WR5 radar with upside for more.
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.