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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
vs. DAL, Sun 4pm EDT
Calvin RidleyC. Ridley
WR - ATL
Calvin Ridley
vs. CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Recommendation

Updated: Sep 24th, 2020
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110 of 115 experts
4%
Recommended by
5 of 115 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 10# 19-
Best Rank# 8# 6-
Worst Rank# 16# 26-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. DAL vs. CHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs DALThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs CHI-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total35.447.8-
Avg Game17.723.9-
Week 216.822.9-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather68 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.Indoor-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Calvin RidleyC. Ridley
WR - ATL
Calvin Ridley
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at ATL
6 rush, 21 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 45 yds, 2 td
vs. SEA
12 tar, 9 rec, 130 yds, 2 td
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. NE
at DAL
Week 3 vs. DAL vs. CHI
Week 4 at MIA at GB
Week 5 vs. MIN vs. CAR
Week 6BYE WEEK at MIN
Week 7 at ARI vs. DET
Week 8 vs. SF at CAR
Week 9 at BUF vs. DEN
Week 10 at LARBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. ARI at NO
Week 12 at PHI vs. LV
Week 13 vs. NYG vs. NO
Week 14 vs. NYJ at LAC
Week 15 at WAS vs. TB
Week 16 vs. LAR at KC
Week 17 at SF at TB
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Calvin RidleyC. Ridley
WR - ATL
Calvin Ridley
2020 Points 
Week 118.624.9
Week 216.822.9
Week 3
Week 4
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Week 16
Week 17
Total35.447.8
Average17.723.9
Player Targets Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Calvin RidleyC. Ridley
WR - ATL
Calvin Ridley
2020 Targets 
Week 1612
Week 2310
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
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Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
vs. DAL, Sun 4pm EDT
Calvin RidleyC. Ridley
WR - ATL
Calvin Ridley
vs. CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Week 2 was more of the timeshare we envisioned before the season started, as Carson totaled 20 touches to Hyde's seven touches. When the ball is in his hands, Carson looks good... refreshed. They're working to get him in space in the passing game, too, which certainly raises his floor. The Cowboys have faced a league-high 65 rushing attempts through two weeks, but they haven't allowed a whole lot of efficiency, as they've allowed just 3.40 yards per carry and 1.30 PPR points per target. That amounts to just 0.61 PPR points per opportunity to this point, which is the third-lowest mark in the league. While the Cowboys were a team to run the ball against last year, things change under a new coordinator, and Mike Nolan has apparently put more emphasis on stopping the run. Carson should still be started as a high-end RB2, but just know that running backs haven't been particularly efficient against them to this point. Hyde isn't someone who can be trusted outside of maybe a game the Seahawks are expected to win by double digits.We talked about a year three explosion from Ridley, but to lead all wide receivers by 16.1 half PPR points after two weeks? Sheesh. He's playing the alpha in this offense while Julio Jones plays through a hamstring injury, racking up 22 targets, 16 receptions, 239 yards, and four touchdowns. This week will be the toughest test yet when he lines up across from Kyle Fuller, the Bears top cornerback who's allowed just 6-of-15 passing for 70 scoreless yards in his coverage this year, including an interception. This should be a good battle, and while Fuller is a good cornerback, Ridley's better. Look for them to try and stretch the field with Ridley, as the route Fuller struggled the most with in 2019 was the go route and post route, allowing over 20 yards per target on said routes. Fuller is better when he can be physical with wide receivers, only Ridley's a bit too shifty for that physical play. Continue plugging him in as a WR1 until he gives you a reason not to, especially while Jones is playing at less than 100 percent.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Carson got back to his usual workload on the ground last week against New England and he should see a substantial amount of work in this one too. With this offense being extremely efficient, Carson's an every week must-start as a low-end RB1.Ridley is currently the WR1 in all of fantasy football and it's not even close. He's been insanely productive the first couple of weeks and there's absolutely no reason to sit him moving forward. Even if Julio sits this game out with his injury, plus a tough matchup against the Bears defense, Ridley's still a must-start option as a low-end WR1.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Cowboys are 15th against fantasy running backs, Carson should be able to put up RB2 numbers for a team that is on fire on offense early in the season.I do not think Julio Jones is going to play this week and if that is the case, Ridley should see a ton of targets on Sunday. He is a legit WR1, even against the Bears secondary that is 7th against fantasy receivers.