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Melvin Gordon or Adam Thielen

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Adam ThielenA. Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
Expert
Recommendation

71%
Recommended by
49 of 69 experts
29%
Recommended by
20 of 69 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 85% 15%
Top RB, WR Experts67%33%
Top Player Experts85%15%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 32# 41
Best Rank# 15# 13
Worst Rank# 62# 83
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total84.4138.8
Avg Game8.411.6
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1220
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Adam ThielenMelvin Gordon
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
3 h
#21#40
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
Fantasy Analyst
4 h
#29#34
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
5 h
#32#50
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
The Quant Edge
6 h
#25#42
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
12 h
#35#59
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
23 h
#40#53
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
23 h
#15#27
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
24 h
#29#52
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 d
#35#44
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
1 d
#36#44
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
1 d
#35#40
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 d
#55#34
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#29#40
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#22#33
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#33#28
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 d
#47#13
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
2 d
#62#44
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
2 d
#30#40
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#33#42
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#29#39
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
4 d
#32#42
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
4 d
#30#42
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
FFChamps
4 d
#31#22
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
4 d
#32#83
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
5 d
#30#27
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
6 d
#35#31
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
6 d
#30#52
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#55#42
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
1 w
#30#44
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
1 w
#33#47
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
1 w
#48#51
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
1 w
#20#54
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#33#71
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
DraftKings
2 w
#33#51
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
2 w
#58#47
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#35#39
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 w
#55#42
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 w
#36#40
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 w
#37#57
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#33#40
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 w
#33#44
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#30#47
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
2 w
#32#42
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 w
#33#51
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
2 w
#33#31
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#33#31
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 w
#21#44
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
3 w
#35#22
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
3 w
#50#44
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
3 w
#24#34
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
The Athletic
3 w
#33#44
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
3 w
#24#18
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
3 w
#33#44
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
3 w
#35#52
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
3 w
#25#44
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
3 w
#45#71
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#33#76
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
4 w
#48#80
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#36#52
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
04/27
#32#66
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
04/26
#29#59
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
04/26
#45#51
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
3 w
#48#47
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#36#51
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
04/08
#24#71
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
4 w
#50#31
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#62#31
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
01/14
#55#34
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
01/14
#90#60
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Adam ThielenA. Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. GB vs. TEN
Week 2 at IND at PIT
Week 3 vs. TEN vs. TB
Week 4 at HOU at NYJ
Week 5 at SEA at NE
Week 6 vs. ATL vs. MIA
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. KC
Week 8 at GBBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. DET at ATL
Week 10 at CHI at LV
Week 11 vs. DAL vs. LAC
Week 12 vs. CAR vs. NO
Week 13 vs. JAC at KC
Week 14 at TB at CAR
Week 15 vs. CHI vs. BUF
Week 16 at NO at LAC
Week 17 at DET vs. LV
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Adam ThielenA. Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
2019 Points 
Week 110.3
Week 27.5
Week 317.6
Week 40.6
Week 525.03.8
Week 611.74.8
Week 78.56.9
Week 89.4
Week 90.022.9
Week 1019.3
Week 119.0
Week 12
Week 1311.0
Week 1414.4
Week 153.02.4
Week 160.216.7
Week 1718.2
Notes for Player Combination
  Adam ThielenA. Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Coming off a year in which he played just 10 games while dealing with back issues, many are down on Thielen. You must remember he posted back-to-back 1,200-plus yard seasons before 2019. Not just that, but with the teams forced to stay away from camps, Kirk Cousins won't have much time to develop chemistry with any of the other receivers, so Thielen should be a target monster. He should have a bounceback season.He left the Chargers at the right time, as they're going to be going through a transitional period. Instead, he joins a now-exciting Broncos offense that suddenly has tons of firepower. You don't add Gordon in free agency if you don't plan on using him as your lead back. The potential upside is that new offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been a one-back kind of guy, so it's possible that Phillip Lindsay is just there to give Gordon breathers when he needs them. With Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler, and Noah Fant out there are receiving threats, Gordon should see a lot of light fronts this year. He's a middling RB2 with RB1 upside if they decide to give him 15-plus touches per game.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Adam Thielen is a fake value and that entire Vikings offense is going to be a mess post-Diggs. Don't bet on age 30 bounceback years from injury at a top 4 round price. @FF_RyanB 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
The Vikings went from 6th to 30th in attempts following the firing of Defilipo and promotion of Kevin Stefansky. Cousins thrived in the new system, ranking 9th in play action pass attempts. Thielen has seen a steady decline in targets dating all the way back to last year when Dalvin Cook returned from injury and the OC changes were made. Injuries have been an issue as well.1 year to go off because Vic, and his OC Scangarello don't have much history at their current positions. Denver was an average ball running team in 2019. 409 attempts. The 100 RB targets were nice. Someone is going to disappear out of this offense. I think it's assumed to be Royce, I can believe that, but what roll do they plan on losing Lindsay in? Breather back? He can not pass block, Royce is the best on the team for that. So Lindsay now appears to lose out in every phase, one way or another to his teammates, might see less work than anticipated.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Thielen ended up missing 6 games due to injury and he finished with 424 yards from scrimmage and 7 touchdowns. He should rebound from that with a healthy 2020 season, but he is more of a low-end WR2 or high-end WR3 in an offense that features RB Dalvin Cook.When Gordon is healthy, he is capable of 1,500 yards from scrimmage and double digit touchdowns. He should be the lead back in Denver, but it will be a very crowded RBBC.
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