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  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Larry FitzgeraldL. Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
 
 
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  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Larry FitzgeraldL. Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at DAL vs. DET
Week 2 vs. BUF at BAL
Week 3 at TB vs. CAR
Week 4 vs. WAS vs. SEA
Week 5 vs. MIN at CIN
Week 6 at NE vs. ATL
Week 7 vs. ARI at NYG
Week 8 at DET at NO
Week 9 vs. DAL vs. SF
Week 10 at NYJ at TB
Week 11BYE WEEK at SF
Week 12 at CHIBYE WEEK
Week 13 vs. GB vs. LAR
Week 14 at PHI vs. PIT
Week 15 vs. MIA vs. CLE
Week 16 at WAS at SEA
Week 17 vs. PHI at LAR
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Larry FitzgeraldL. Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
Receiving
   
Receptions63.568.2
Rec Yards839.6759.3
Rec TDs4.95.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts2.10.0
Rush Yards12.50.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points114.3106.0
   
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Larry FitzgeraldL. Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
2018 Points 
Week 14.87.6
Week 22.42.8
Week 314.00.9
Week 415.72.8
Week 57.53.5
Week 63.73.9
Week 716.710.0
Week 83.418.2
Week 9
Week 109.65.0
Week 112.214.3
Week 123.79.0
Week 132.84.8
Week 147.75.5
Week 153.78.2
Week 1611.010.6
Week 177.69.6
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Larry FitzgeraldL. Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
2018 Targets 
Week 1710
Week 255
Week 372
Week 4107
Week 573
Week 678
Week 788
Week 8812
Week 9
Week 10310
Week 1124
Week 1262
Week 1366
Week 1469
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  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Larry FitzgeraldL. Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
There are many excited for Shepard's potential with Odell Beckham Jr. off to Cleveland. While his target potential has definitely improved, his role must now change, especially with Golden Tate being signed to seemingly take over the slot role that Shepard has occupied for the last few seasons. When playing on the perimeter, Shepard has seen 62 targets over the last two years and hasn't scored a touchdown. If you're drafting him, it's due to his increase in volume, because his efficiency will take a hit. You also need to know that he suffered a broken thumb during the first few days of training camp and is unlikely to play at all in the preseason. They're expecting him to be ready for Week 1, but it's something to monitor.What happens when you have an offense that's going to run 70 plays per game, yet they have multiple rookie wide receivers in the starting lineup? You get a lot of Larry Fitzgerald targets. Many are basing their decisions not to draft Fitzgerald on what he offered last year, which was still a top-30 fantasy wide receiver while his team ran just 56 plays per game with Sam Bradford and Josh Rosen under center. Don't be shocked if Fitzgerald becomes a safety blanket for the rookie Kyler Murray and finishes as a top-30 wide receiver once again.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
He's beaten his current ADP in both of his full seasons, and that was playing 2nd fiddle to OBJ - Shepard is one of the better draft values going at WR 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Should be Eli's de facto #1 making him a weekly WR3/flex option. WIll be much more valuable in ppr leagues. 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Most seem to be expecting Shepard to take a major step forward with Odell gone, and while that scenario is possible, it seems more likely that Tate, Engram and Barkley will prevent Shepard from realizing his upside as a target-hog WR2. Rather, expect south of 1,000 yards with just a handful of touchdowns once again.Fitzgerald is just one year removed from posting top 10 fantasy wide receiver numbers and while that is no longer a possibility, he seems like a lock to end up in the top 40 again, thanks in part to a new up-tempo offense.
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Shepard is a sneaky late round pick this season. With Odell gone Shepard assumes the role of top target in the offense. Obviously, it's not a good offense, but he's going to approach 1,000 receiving yards, and we saw them use him in the red zone when Odell went down last season. On the season he ranked just behind Odell in red zone targets, and he was their most targeted receiver in that area after Odell went down. A 1,000/8 season is well within his range of outcomes, which means he's being under valued in drafts.People are off Fitz this season, and that doesn't make a whole lot of sense. Kliff Kingsbury is likely to install the NFL's first true air raid attack. That means they're going to run a ton of plays, throw the ball more than usual, and stretch the defense with these passes. The Cardinals were by far the worst offense in the league last season, but their stats should skyrocket this season. They're going to finish amongst the league leaders in pass attempts, and until Fitz retires, I'm not about to doubt him. While I do expect Kirk to be the teams top WR, this is an offense that can support multiple fantasy relevant WR's. Fitz finished as the WR 27 last season, when they scored 14.1 PPG. So they greatly improved the offense, and now he's coming off the board as the WR 40. Explain to me how that makes sense.
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