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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
vs. LV, Sun 1pm EST
Questionable
Austin Hooper
TE - CLE
at JAC, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Recommendation

Updated: Nov 28th, 2020
82%
Recommended by
121 of 148 experts
18%
Recommended by
27 of 148 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 10# 12-
Best Rank# 7# 8-
Worst Rank# 17# 20-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. LV at JAC-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs LVThis is a 4 star matchup. TEs perform better than their average vs JAC-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec18.618.8
Rec Yds215.2220.6
Rec TD1.21.6
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total59.130.9-
Avg Game5.93.9-
Avg Projection5.95.6-
Week 110.03.3-
    
Misc 
    
Injury AlertAnkle-
WeatherIndoor71 F, Overcast-
    
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20 h
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20 h
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21 h
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Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
22 h
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Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
23 h
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Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
24 h
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Sports Illustrated
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The Fantasy Champions
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Mundo Fantasy
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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3 d
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3 d
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3 d
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3 d
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Matthew BoweM. Bowe
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Austin Hooper
TE - CLE
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA
5 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
at BAL
2 tar, 2 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DAL
8 tar, 5 rec, 72 yds, 1 td
vs. CIN
4 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CHI
3 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 1 td
vs. WAS
4 tar, 3 rec, 25 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at GB
6 tar, 4 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
at DAL
7 tar, 5 rec, 34 yds, 1 td
Week 5 vs. CAR
6 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
vs. IND
10 tar, 5 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at MIN
4 tar, 4 rec, 57 yds, 1 td
at PIT
6 tar, 5 rec, 52 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. DET
7 tar, 6 rec, 68 yds, 0 td
at CIN
Week 8 at CAR
7 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
vs. LV
Week 9 vs. DEN
8 tar, 7 rec, 62 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. HOU
2 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at NO
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
5 tar, 3 rec, 33 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. LV at JAC
Week 13 vs. NO at TEN
Week 14 at LAC vs. BAL
Week 15 vs. TB at NYG
Week 16 at KC at NYJ
Week 17 at TB vs. PIT
Player Projections Comparison
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
vs. LV, Sun 1pm EST
Questionable
Austin Hooper
TE - CLE
at JAC, Sun 1pm EST
Receiving
   
Receptions4.14.0
Rec Yards45.843.2
Rec TDs0.20.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points5.95.6
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Austin Hooper
TE - CLE
2020 Points 
Week 13.81.5
Week 213.22.2
Week 36.12.5
Week 45.19.4
Week 50.85.7
Week 611.75.2
Week 76.8
Week 85.4
Week 96.2
Week 101.1
Week 110.03.3
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total59.130.9
Average5.93.9
Player Targets Comparison
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Austin Hooper
TE - CLE
2020 Targets 
Week 152
Week 284
Week 334
Week 467
Week 5610
Week 646
Week 77
Week 87
Week 98
Week 102
Week 1125
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
vs. LV, Sun 1pm EST
Questionable
Austin Hooper
TE - CLE
at JAC, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Just when it felt like Hurst was becoming one of the top-tier tight ends, he goes out and posts his third game of the season with fewer than 10 yards. I'm not sure what happened for him to get just two targets on the day, but we must consider it a blip on the radar considering he'd seen at least six targets in five of the last six games. He'd also finished as a top-14 tight end in six of his previous eight games, which is consistency that's hard to find at the tight end position. One thing I'd like to note, and it could be a coincidence, but all three games Hurst finished with fewer than 10 yards came with Julio Jones out of the lineup for all/most of the game. It's incredible how Jones opens things up for everyone else. The Raiders have allowed two massive games to Travis Kelce, a solid game to Rob Gronkowski, and nothing to anyone else, which include seven-target games to Hunter Henry and Noah Fant (neither of them topped 33 yards). Despite Kelce ruining their day twice, they've still allowed just 1.58 PPR points per target to tight ends, which ranks as the sixth-fewest in football. Football Outsiders have them listed as the third-toughest matchup for tight ends in their DVOA metric. Hurst isn't likely to put up a dud again, but this matchup isn't a great one. He's just a low-end TE1 for this game.It's going to be difficult for any pass-catcher to be successful when Mayfield is throwing the ball as little as he is, though Hooper did see 22.7 percent of the targets last week. Still, he's topped 34 yards just twice all season and he's scored one touchdown on 40 targets. That's not upside you can't live without, though the matchup this week could present a floor that might entice you. The Jaguars have allowed a league-high eight touchdowns to tight ends. It's not due to a bunch of volume, either. They've allowed a touchdown every 7.9 targets to tight ends, which is more often than any other team in the league. While just one tight end has topped 57 yards against them, six tight ends have totaled at least 33 yards with limited volume. In fact, there's been just two tight ends who've seen more than five targets against them all year, which is likely due to the plus matchups everywhere else on the field. Now that they're not playing in the wind or rain, we could see them throw the ball a bit more and it's not like they have a bevy of wide receivers to target. Because of that, Hooper is a high-end TE2 this week.
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
Hurst has been solid yet unspectacular this season, though he laid an egg in Week 11 with a catchless afternoon. He'll have a great shot at bouncing back in Week 12, particularly if Julio Jones is out.Jacksonville has yielded the fourth-most fantasy points to opposing TEs this season, putting Hoop in a great spot Sunday. He's coming off a five-target week, and if he can see that type of involvement in Week 12, he could be in for a big week. Roll with him as a top-10 play here.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Raiders are 13th against fantasy tight ends this year, Hurst is a boom / bust TE1 on a team that struggles when Julio Jones is not able to play at full strength.The Jags are 28th against fantasy tight ends, but Hooper plays on an offense that has not thrown a touchdown the last 3 weeks. Hooper is a low-upside streaming option.