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Experts' Pick
 
  Amari CooperA. Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
at SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
JuJu Smith-SchusterJ. Smith-Schuster
WR - PIT
JuJu Smith-Schuster
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 26th, 2020
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11 of 162 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 6# 12-
Best Rank# 1# 6-
Worst Rank# 15# 21-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at SEA vs. HOU-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs SEAThis is a 4 star matchup. WRs perform better than their average vs HOU-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec22.314
Rec Yds282.3138.3
Rec TD11.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total18.123.7-
Avg Game9.111.9-
Avg Projection11.59.9-
Week 210.04.8-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather62 F, Partly Cloudy75 F, Clear-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Amari CooperA. Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
JuJu Smith-SchusterJ. Smith-Schuster
WR - PIT
JuJu Smith-Schuster
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at LAR
14 tar, 10 rec, 81 yds, 0 td
at NYG
6 tar, 6 rec, 69 yds, 2 td
Week 2 vs. ATL
9 tar, 6 rec, 100 yds, 0 td
vs. DEN
8 tar, 7 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at SEA vs. HOU
Week 4 vs. CLE at TEN
Week 5 vs. NYG vs. PHI
Week 6 vs. ARI vs. CLE
Week 7 at WAS at BAL
Week 8 at PHIBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. PIT at DAL
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. CIN
Week 11 at MIN at JAC
Week 12 vs. WAS vs. BAL
Week 13 at BAL vs. WAS
Week 14 at CIN at BUF
Week 15 vs. SF at CIN
Week 16 vs. PHI vs. IND
Week 17 at NYG at CLE
Player Projections Comparison
  Amari CooperA. Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
at SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
JuJu Smith-SchusterJ. Smith-Schuster
WR - PIT
JuJu Smith-Schuster
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions5.85.3
Rec Yards80.968.4
Rec TDs0.60.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.10.0
Rush Yards0.60.1
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.59.9
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Amari CooperA. Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
JuJu Smith-SchusterJ. Smith-Schuster
WR - PIT
JuJu Smith-Schuster
2020 Points 
Week 18.118.9
Week 210.04.8
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
Total18.123.7
Average9.111.9
Player Targets Comparison
  Amari CooperA. Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
JuJu Smith-SchusterJ. Smith-Schuster
WR - PIT
JuJu Smith-Schuster
2020 Targets 
Week 1146
Week 298
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
  Amari CooperA. Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
at SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
JuJu Smith-SchusterJ. Smith-Schuster
WR - PIT
JuJu Smith-Schuster
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Despite not scoring a touchdown yet, Cooper sits as the WR16 on the year. He's looked solid and not hampered by the injury we talked about during the preseason. While Gallup and Lamb fight to be the No. 2 option, it appears Cooper's role is safe. The Seahawks are the definition of a funnel defense, as they've allowed running backs just 16.0 PPR points per game but have allowed wide receivers 67.5 fantasy points per game. You read that right. Seriously, I double checked just to be sure. Through two games, they've allowed 135.1 fantasy points to wide receivers. The combination of Shaquill Griffin and Quinton Dunbar was supposed to be a positive, but it hasn't to this point, as they've combined to allow 22-of-33 passing for 333 yards and a touchdown in their coverage. Cooper will see the most of Griffin, who is the cornerback fellow Alabama route runner Calvin Ridley tagged for most of his 9/130/2 against. In a game with a 54.5-point total, there's going to be some passing and some points scored, and you're not going to want to miss them. Cooper should be played as a WR1 until further notice.It's been good to see Smith-Schuster be fantasy relevant again, though he's seemingly taken a backseat to Diontae Johnson through two weeks. He's totaled a solid 14 targets that have turned into 117 yards and two touchdowns, but his 19.2 percent target share pales in comparison to Johnson's 31.5 percent share. The matchups will likely dictate who has the better week, but this week, they could choose either matchup. Smith-Schuster will see a mix of Bradley Roby and John Reid in coverage, a duo that's allowed 5-for-5 passing for 51 yards and a touchdown while covering the slot over the first two weeks. Not many realize, but Sammy Watkins plays the slot the most for the Chiefs, and if you recall, it was him having a big game in Week 1 where he tallied seven catches for 82 yards and a touchdown. Smith-Schuster should be started as a rock-solid WR2 who clearly has top-12 upside, but he's going to need to surpass his teammate in targets to get there.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
It's hard to find a receiver in this matchup that I'm not excited to start for fantasy. Cooper has been a consistent top-tier option his first two games and he's put up solid numbers without finding the end zone. If he's still able to see an average of 11.5 targets per game, but he also starts finding the end zone, we could be talking about a top-5 option for fantasy moving forward. Cooper's a smash start this week and he should be viewed as a mid-range WR1 in this matchup.While Juju has taken a back seat to Johnson from a target share perspective, he's still been productive for fantasy football. He's been incredibly efficient with the targets that he's seen and he always has the potential to find the end zone. Juju is a solid WR2 this week with WR1 upside.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Seahawks are 32nd against fantasy wide receivers, Cooper should be a solid WR1 option on the road in a likely shootout.Houston is just 16th against fantasy wide receivers, Smith-Schuster should be a low-end WR1 at home.