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Experts' Pick
 
  Brandon AiyukB. Aiyuk
WR - SF
Brandon Aiyuk
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
vs. SF, Sun 1pm EDT
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Updated: Sep 25th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 55-
Best Rank# 48-
Worst Rank# 93-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at NYG vs. SF-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. WRs perform better than their average vs NYGThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs SF-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec1315.7
Rec Yds139.7136.3
Rec TD1.70.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total2.18.2-
Avg Game2.14.1-
Avg Projection5.3-
Week 22.13.5-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather79 F, Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.79 F, Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Brandon AiyukB. Aiyuk
WR - SF
Brandon Aiyuk
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. ARI
vs. PIT
6 tar, 6 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at NYJ
3 tar, 2 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
at CHI
Week 3 at NYG vs. SF
Week 4 vs. PHI at LAR
Week 5 vs. MIA at DAL
Week 6 vs. LAR vs. WAS
Week 7 at NE at PHI
Week 8 at SEA vs. TB
Week 9 vs. GB at WAS
Week 10 at NO vs. PHI
Week 11BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 12 at LAR at CIN
Week 13 vs. BUF at SEA
Week 14 vs. WAS vs. ARI
Week 15 at DAL vs. CLE
Week 16 at ARI at BAL
Week 17 vs. SEA vs. DAL
Player Projections Comparison
  Brandon AiyukB. Aiyuk
WR - SF
Brandon Aiyuk
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
vs. SF, Sun 1pm EDT
IR
Receiving
   
Receptions3.0
Rec Yards41.7
Rec TDs0.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.4
Rush Yards1.8
Rush TDs0.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points5.3
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Brandon AiyukB. Aiyuk
WR - SF
Brandon Aiyuk
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Points 
Week 14.7
Week 22.13.5
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
Total2.18.2
Average2.14.1
Player Targets Comparison
  Brandon AiyukB. Aiyuk
WR - SF
Brandon Aiyuk
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Targets 
Week 16
Week 234
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
  Brandon AiyukB. Aiyuk
WR - SF
Brandon Aiyuk
at NYG, Sun 1pm EDT
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
vs. SF, Sun 1pm EDT
IR
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He made his NFL debut last week, playing 44 snaps and running 25 routes, which was right up there with Bourne for tops among 49ers receivers. He saw three targets, catching two of them for 21 yards, so nothing to write home about. The Giants have still yet to allow a receiver more than 69 yards, and that's despite playing against JuJu Smith-Schuster, Diontae Johnson, and Allen Robinson. Newly acquired cornerback James Bradberry has played quite well outside of a few pick plays that caught him up. Aiyuk is playing almost all his snaps on the perimeter, which means he'll see Bradberry and Corey Ballentine, as I don't foresee Bradberry shadowing anyone in this game. Ballentine is the one to attack, as he's allowed nearly 10.0 yards per target over his two years in the league, including a touchdown every 10.0 targets. We watched Bears rookie Darnell Mooney just flat out win a one-on-one battle in the end zone with him last week on a broken play. Aiyuk is someone who's trending up and as long as Bradberry doesn't shadow, he could have a fantasy relevant week. We'd ideally see it first, making him a risk/reward WR5 play. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Aiyuk was finally able to get onto the field in week two, but it didn't amount to much from a fantasy perspective. He's an intriguing hold in deeper leagues, but you simply can't trust him in your starting lineup right now.