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vs. MIA, Sun 1pm EDT
vs. TEN, Mon 10pm EDT
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 29-
Best Rank# 6-
Worst Rank# 52-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. MIA vs. TEN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. WRs perform better than their average vs MIAThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs TEN-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.426.4
Rec Yds273.3287.1
Rec TD1.32.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total35.26.6-
Avg Game5.96.6-
2019 Average5.96.6-
    
Misc 
    
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Julian EdelmanCourtland SuttonAdd Player
    
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09/29
#26-
    
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09/13
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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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09/10
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09/10
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#31-
    
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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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09/10
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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09/13
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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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09/13
#27-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
09/13
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09/13
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09/11
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09/12
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NFL Spinzone
09/13
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09/12
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BallBlast
09/10
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The Fantasy First Down
09/13
#28-
    
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09/10
#33-
    
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09/12
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09/12
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DailyRoto
09/13
#29-
    
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09/09
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09/04
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numberFire
09/13
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09/13
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09/13
#34-
    
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09/13
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09/10
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09/09
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09/09
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09/13
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#32-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIA vs. TEN
Week 2 at SEA at PIT
Week 3 vs. LV vs. TB
Week 4 at KC at NYJ
Week 5BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 6 vs. DEN at NE
Week 7 vs. SF vs. KC
Week 8 at BUF vs. LAC
Week 9 at NYJ at ATL
Week 10 vs. BAL at LV
Week 11 at HOU vs. MIA
Week 12 vs. ARI vs. NO
Week 13 at LAC at KC
Week 14 at LAR at CAR
Week 15 at MIA vs. BUF
Week 16 vs. BUF at LAC
Week 17 vs. NYJ vs. LV
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2020 Points 
Week 18.0
Week 217.96.6
Week 32.2
Week 43.5
Week 5
Week 62.3
Week 71.3
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total35.26.6
Average5.96.6
Player Targets Comparison
 
2020 Targets 
Week 17
Week 2116
Week 36
Week 46
Week 5
Week 66
Week 73
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. MIA, Sun 1pm EDT
vs. TEN, Mon 10pm EDT
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Expert 
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
 Sutton (shoulder) will be a game-time decision Week 1 against the Titans.
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
The Patriots have had a pass-happy attempt for the entirety of Tom Brady's career and will likely transition to much more of a run-heavy offense this season.The Titans had a below-average passing defense last season and they allowed the 14th-most fantasy points to wide receivers. Tennesee's starting corners are projected to be Malcolm Butler and Adoree Jackson, neither of whom was elite in coverage last year. Sutton should also benefit from Drew Lock's expected ascension in his sophomore season. However, with Sutton's recent shoulder injury, his Week 1 status is very much in doubt. He's a strong weekly WR2 start, but with his status up in the air, prepare a backup plan for him.
Site Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
 Status uncertain.
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Edelman finds himself in an unusual spot. On the one hand, the Dolphins had one of the league's worst defenses last year. On the other hand, Edelman averaged only 7.4 PPR points per game against them, and he's got a new quarterback. The Dolphins improved considerably on defense this offseason, and the additions of Byron Jones, Elandon Roberts, and Kyle Van Noy should keep them out of the basement this year. Given the changes on both sides of the ball, I wouldn't start Edelman as anything other than a low-end WR3 or a WR4. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The Patriots go from a team that threw the ball an average of 600.7 times over the last seven years, to one that'll likely go towards a more run-heavy attack under Cam Newton. Edelman loses that connection that he and Brady had, which led to him averaging 9.6 targets per game over that time. Newton has tended to target big-bodied wide receivers over his time in the league, though he's never had a slot receiver like Edelman. The Dolphins suddenly have a very talented cornerback unit, though we could see Edelman match up with the weakest of the bunch, rookie Noah Igbinoghene in the slot. He's obviously never played a snap in the NFL, so we could see the Patriots exploit that area of the field. Edelman played 68 percent of his snaps in the slot last year, so he's clearly the one with the best matchup on the field. Slot receivers Jarvis Landry, Tyler Boyd, and JuJu Smith-Schuster all posted 103-plus receiving yards against this defense last year, even if the cornerback unit does look different. Edelman can be played as a semi-high floor WR3 this week.Coming off a breakout season where he finished with 125 targets, Sutton suddenly has a lot more competition for targets in the offense. With that being said, we didn't have any preseason action, so it may be difficult for the new acquisitions to carve out a big role from the start. Sutton played against this defense last year, catching 4-of-8 passes for 76 yards, though that was with Joe Flacco under center and in a game where they threw the ball just 28 times. That's a realistic possibility in this game between two teams that are run-heavy in neutral gamescripts, but Sutton should be highly efficient when targeted. The starting cornerback duo for the Titans are Adoree Jackson and Malcolm Butler, two guys who have been mediocre over the last couple years. Jackson has been hurt quite a bit and that's affected his production, while Butler has allowed 11 touchdowns on his last 142 targets in coverage. If Sutton gets the targets, he should produce. He should be in lineups as a solid WR2 this week. *Update* Sutton injured his shoulder in practice on Thursday and is headed for an MRI to determine the severity. This is a situation that we'll continue to monitor, but an MRI indicates he's going to be highly questionable for this week.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Edelman is a complete unknown in the opener as Brady is gone and Cam Newton is behind center. Edelman also had only 7 receptions for 77 yards in 2 games against the Dolphins last year. He is a boom / bust WR3 until we see how this new Patriots offense looks with Newton under center.