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Experts' Pick
 
  A.J. GreenA. Green
WR - CIN
A.J. Green
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
at ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 24th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 53# 116-
Best Rank# 47# 98-
Worst Rank# 75# 153-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at PHI at ATL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs PHIThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs ATL-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total8.07.4-
Avg Game4.03.7-
Week 22.92.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather80 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Indoor-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  A.J. GreenA. Green
WR - CIN
A.J. Green
Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC
9 tar, 5 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
at DET
7 rush, 41 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at CLE
vs. NYG
Week 3 at PHI at ATL
Week 4 vs. JAC vs. IND
Week 5 at BAL vs. TB
Week 6 at IND at CAR
Week 7 vs. CLE at LAR
Week 8 vs. TEN vs. NO
Week 9BYE WEEK at TEN
Week 10 at PIT vs. MIN
Week 11 at WASBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. NYG at GB
Week 13 at MIA vs. DET
Week 14 vs. DAL vs. HOU
Week 15 vs. PIT at MIN
Week 16 at HOU at JAC
Week 17 vs. BAL vs. GB
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  A.J. GreenA. Green
WR - CIN
A.J. Green
Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
2020 Points 
Week 15.14.7
Week 22.92.7
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total8.07.4
Average4.03.7
Player Targets Comparison
  A.J. GreenA. Green
WR - CIN
A.J. Green
Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
2020 Targets 
Week 192
Week 2131
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  A.J. GreenA. Green
WR - CIN
A.J. Green
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Tarik CohenT. Cohen
RB - CHI
Tarik Cohen
at ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
There's some pros and cons to Green moving forward. The pros are that he's seen a team-high 22 targets through two weeks and Burrow looks like he's going to be a good one. The cons are that Green has turned those 22 targets into just 80 scoreless yards and hasn't looked like the player he once was. His 3.6 yards per target is the 31st worst mark of all-time from wide receivers who've seen 20-plus targets. It seems every time he gets up off the ground, it's a struggle. He might be working back into game-shape after having 2019 off, which must be the hope. Until we see his efficiency rise, we have to treat him as a risky start in fantasy. Still, his ridiculous 330 air yards through two weeks leads the NFL by a full 34 percent. Take this from someone who loved Green before the season began: I have zero clue what to do. Fortunately, his matchup doesn't entice you to start him this week, as he's likely getting Darius Slay in coverage, one of the top cornerbacks in the game. Slay did move around the formation in Week 1, but then stayed firmly planted at LCB in Week 2, so it's possible we don't have a shadow situation, but I'd expect it. Slay hasn't allowed anything higher than a 97.4 QB Rating in his coverage over each of the last six seasons. Green should be considered a risky WR3 who needs to remind us of the player we once knew. If he does, the volume has been better than ever.The touch count for the Bears through two weeks is: Montgomery 33, Cohen 15, and Cordarrelle Patterson 14 (yes, I'm counting him as a running back). The way to see that is that Montgomery is the leader in essentially a 55/45 timeshare. That's not great considering the Bears are 2-0 and the gamescript fit his role perfectly in Week 2. He's run extremely well, averaging 5.0 yards per carry, and made a few shifty moves in the open field last week that led to a 28-yard receiving touchdown, but will those positive gamescripts continue? They are three-point underdogs in this game, and the Falcons have stopped the run extremely well considering their competition. Despite playing against Ezekiel Elliott and Chris Carson, they've allowed just 3.45 yards per carry through two weeks. There seem to be a variety of ways to score, though, as Carson caught two touchdowns, Elliott rushed for one, while Dak Prescott rushed for three. Montgomery is going to get the goal-line, which is the positive here, as the Bears are implied for 22 points. Where the Falcons struggle is to limit running backs through the air, as they've allowed 15-of-16 passes to be completed for 85 yards and two touchdowns. Since Dan Quinn became the Falcons coach, they've allowed an average of 6.4 receptions per game to running backs. Montgomery can have his role diminish in a highly negative gamescript, though oddsmakers have this as a close game. Plug him in as a low-end RB2 this week. Cohen is officially someone I'm worried about with just three targets through two games. Montgomery has six targets. Heck, Javon Wims has four targets. Cohen is not an early-down back who's going to grind out a high yards per carry. If he's not getting the targets, you can't use him in fantasy. The Falcons matchup suits him well, especially indoors, but he must be classified as a risky RB4/flex with some upside should Matt Nagy actually use him in the passing game.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
People are going to be scared off of AJ Green if they just see the boxscore stats, but we should be focused in on his opportunity. 13 targets is hard to come by for any receiver and it's encouraging to see that Burrow is continuously looking his way. With that being said, this isn't the greatest matchup for Green from a fantasy perspective. The Eagles are currently ranked 24th in terms of fantasy points allowed to opposing wide receivers, which means that it's a tough matchup, and Darius Slay is a big reason for that. Slay is expected to cover Green in this matchup, which means that Green can be viewed as nothing more than a low-end WR2/high-end WR3 this week.Cohen was able to secure a contract extension before Sunday's game against the Giants, but he simply has not been getting the touches that would put him into RB3/FLEX consideration for your lineup week after week. Until we see Cohen's usage trend upwards, we have to leave him on our bench. Five carries and one target is not going to get it done for fantasy football.