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Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
at CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
vs. CHI, Sun 8pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 9# 17-
Best Rank# 2# 6-
Worst Rank# 31# 39-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CIN vs. CHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs CINThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform a little worse than their average vs CHI-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.321.9
Rec Yds246.4246.2
Rec TD21.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total180.0116.7-
Avg Game12.07.8-
Avg Projection10.010.2-
2019 Average12.07.8-
    
Misc 
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at CIN vs. CHI
Week 2 at ARI at IND
Week 3 vs. SEA vs. TB
Week 4 vs. CLE vs. ARI
Week 5 vs. DET at SEA
Week 6 at CAR at NYG
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. DET
Week 8 vs. DAL at HOU
Week 9 at BAL vs. TEN
Week 10 at LAC at SF
Week 11 vs. GBBYE WEEK
Week 12 at SF at GB
Week 13 at DET vs. JAC
Week 14 vs. PIT at ARI
Week 15 at CHI vs. SEA
Week 16 vs. LAR at MIN
Week 17 at GB at BAL
Player Projections Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
at CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
vs. CHI, Sun 8pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions5.15.4
Rec Yards68.870.2
Rec TDs0.50.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.20.0
Rush Yards1.80.3
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points10.010.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
2020 Points 
Week 125.04.0
Week 23.18.0
Week 39.316.7
Week 418.212.7
Week 520.36.6
Week 611.11.1
Week 75.9
Week 82.711.0
Week 93.8
Week 1016.35.0
Week 1124.314.5
Week 124.1
Week 1313.57.3
Week 143.99.3
Week 157.13.9
Week 1615.76.6
Week 175.7
Total180.0116.7
Average12.07.8
Player Targets Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
2020 Targets 
Week 185
Week 286
Week 3510
Week 4107
Week 5138
Week 659
Week 76
Week 8420
Week 95
Week 1077
Week 111113
Week 125
Week 13119
Week 1445
Week 1535
Week 1699
Week 175
Notes for Player Combination
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
at CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
vs. CHI, Sun 8pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
After an injury-plagued 2019 season, Thielen returns to the lineup as the clear-cut target hog in this offense. Even with Stefon Diggs on the team back in 2017 and 2018, Thielen averaged 9.3 targets per game. Now dealing with a rookie (Justin Jefferson) who missed training camp, as well as a newly-acquired wide receiver (Tajae Sharpe). The defense has taken a step back after losing five starters, so we're going to see more pass attempts this season. The Packers have Jaire Alexander sticking at left cornerback most of the time, but you have to wonder if they have him shadow Thielen considering the lack of surrounding talent on the Vikings wide receiver depth chart. Thielen moves all over the formation and won't be at one position more than 40 percent of the time, but Alexander is a solid cornerback who's constantly improving in his young career. He's not untouchable, though. He allowed 8.22 yards per target last year while allowing a touchdown every 20.8 targets in his coverage. This game has the potential to go upside down for the Vikings, which would leave Thielen with plenty of opportunities. He should see a minimum of eight targets, with a ceiling well into the double digits. The matchup isn't great, but it's not bad enough to move Thielen out of the low-end WR1/high-end WR2 territory this week. 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
The Vikings shipped out Stefon Diggs this offseason, leaving Adam Thielen as the only proven wide receiver on the depth chart. First-round rookie Justin Jefferson should factor in as the season goes on, but Thielen is guaranteed a massive target share in Week 1. The Packers were surprisingly great in terms of pass defense last season, but Thielen is a very talented player and should be treated as a low-upside WR1 or solid WR2 this week.Everyone is down on Cooper Kupp after the way he faltered towards the end of last season, but he was the WR1 across the early part of the season and was very consistent for most of the year. He is one of the best red-zone threats in the NFL and is going to be playing in a shootout this week in primetime against the Cowboys. Kupp's targets aren't going anywhere and he should have a strong week against the defense that allowed the 13th-most fantasy points to receivers in the red zone.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Thielen should see all the targets he can handle in this matchup. While the Packers DBs are a solid unit, the Vikings need to feed Thielen in order for their offense to succeed. Start Thielen as a WR2 with upside this week.Kupp's numbers fell off towards the end of the season last year, but he's still one of the best wideouts the NFL has to offer. This game could easily get turned into a shootout and Kupp has a very good chance to score. He's a WR2 with upside this week.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Packers were 9th against fantasy wide receivers last year, Thielen should see a high volume of targets, but he is probably only a WR2 in a tough matchup.The Cowboys were 6th against fantasy wide receivers last year, but it remains to be seen how they adjust to a new head coach and a new scheme. Kupp is a decent WR2 option at home in a game that could have a ton of points scored. Last year these teams combined to score 65 points in Week 15.