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vs. TEN, Mon 10pm EDT
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
vs. DAL, Sun 8pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 38# 41-
Best Rank# 15# 23-
Worst Rank# 67# 82-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. TEN vs. DAL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs TENThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform a little worse than their average vs DAL-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total166.4116.7-
Avg Game11.17.8-
2019 Average11.17.8-
    
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09/10
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/10
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/09
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09/13
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09/07
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09/13
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09/13
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09/11
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09/13
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09/13
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09/10
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09/12
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09/12
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09/13
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09/12
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09/11
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09/13
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. TEN vs. DAL
Week 2 at PIT at PHI
Week 3 vs. TB at BUF
Week 4 at NYJ vs. NYG
Week 5BYE WEEK at WAS
Week 6 at NE at SF
Week 7 vs. KC vs. CHI
Week 8 vs. LAC at MIA
Week 9 at ATLBYE WEEK
Week 10 at LV vs. SEA
Week 11 vs. MIA at TB
Week 12 vs. NO vs. SF
Week 13 at KC at ARI
Week 14 at CAR vs. NE
Week 15 vs. BUF vs. NYJ
Week 16 at LAC at SEA
Week 17 vs. LV vs. ARI
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
2020 Points 
Week 112.64.0
Week 214.48.0
Week 33.816.7
Week 423.812.7
Week 56.6
Week 61.1
Week 710.05.9
Week 84.711.0
Week 92.7
Week 104.65.0
Week 1118.414.5
Week 123.14.1
Week 1314.27.3
Week 149.19.3
Week 1520.13.9
Week 167.96.6
Week 1717.0
Total166.4116.7
Average11.17.8
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. TEN, Mon 10pm EDT
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
Cooper Kupp
Cooper Kupp
WR - LAR
vs. DAL, Sun 8pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
All we've heard out of Broncos camp is that they may be regretting their decision to pay Gordon all that free agent money, as Lindsay has looked like the better back. It's not surprising to those who've watched Lindsay over the last two years. There have been just nine running backs who've totaled 2,000 rushing yards over the last two years: Ezekiel Elliott, Derrick Henry, Nick Chubb, Christian McCaffrey, Chris Carson, Saquon Barkley, Joe Mixon, Todd Gurley, and Lindsay. It'll be interesting to see if this is a true 50/50 timeshare under Pat Shurmur. The Titans allowed the 13th-most fantasy points to running backs last year, with much of that production coming through the air, as they allowed 194.7 PPR points through the air alone, which ranked as the eighth-most in the league. I was guessing we'd see Gordon as the starter and getting a 55/45 split from the start, though it's also worth noting Gordon has reportedly had trouble adjusting to the Denver altitude. This could benefit Lindsay in the early going. Lindsay did total 70 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries against the Titans last year, too. For now, we must consider them both RB3s until we see what the true split is. Gordon likely gets first shot at goal-line work, so I'll say he has the slight edge, but it's not much. 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
The Titans were a below-average run defense last year, ranking 20th in fantasy points allowed to running backs, and could get worse after losing stalwart Jurrell Casey. We also know the Broncos want to establish the ground game early on this season after their offseason investments in that regard. However, it's hard to know how the backfield work will be split between Melvin Gordon and Phillip Lindsay. Both players should be viewed as high-upside flex options for Week 1 until we know more about the team's plans.Everyone is down on Cooper Kupp after the way he faltered towards the end of last season, but he was the WR1 across the early part of the season and was very consistent for most of the year. He is one of the best red-zone threats in the NFL and is going to be playing in a shootout this week in primetime against the Cowboys. Kupp's targets aren't going anywhere and he should have a strong week against the defense that allowed the 13th-most fantasy points to receivers in the red zone.
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
I don't know what to expect out of Denver's backfield quite yet. There hasn't been much good news surrounding Melvin Gordon out of camp -- he's been struggling with the altitude in Denver, and he suffered a minor rib injury just a week ago. That said, we should expect him to get the majority of the carries for Denver, even if it's a slim one, and that level of volume should help him earn a low-end RB2 finish. The Titans weren't great against the run last year, and the loss of Jurrell Casey (to Denver, no less) will help Gordon put up points. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
 Kupp's numbers fell off towards the end of the season last year, but he's still one of the best wideouts the NFL has to offer. This game could easily get turned into a shootout and Kupp has a very good chance to score. He's a WR2 with upside this week.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Titans were 19th against fantasy running backs, but Gordon is a bit of an unknown on an offense that is in a state of transition with Drew Lock under center and a deep RBBC. He is a dicey RB2 option at home.The Cowboys were 6th against fantasy wide receivers last year, but it remains to be seen how they adjust to a new head coach and a new scheme. Kupp is a decent WR2 option at home in a game that could have a ton of points scored. Last year these teams combined to score 65 points in Week 15.