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Experts' Pick
 
 
at NYJ, Sun 1pm EDT
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 17th, 2021
99%
Recommended by
174 of 176 experts
1%
Recommended by
2 of 176 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 19# 58-
Best Rank# 5# 39-
Worst Rank# 57# 84-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at NYJ at CHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs NYJThis is a 1 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs CHI-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total9.715.9-
Avg Game9.715.9-
Week 19.715.9-
    
Misc 
    
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Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
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Brad Evans B. Evans
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Mike Harmon M. Harmon
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Donald Gibson D. Gibson
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Heath Capps H. Capps
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Dan Harris D. Harris
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Mike Randle M. Randle
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Sean Koerner S. Koerner
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Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
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Alex Godshall A. Godshall
Beaver Dam Beaver Dam
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Aaron Larson A. Larson
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The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
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Ryan Skolrud R. Skolrud
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Gary VanDyke G. VanDyke
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Scott Bogman S. Bogman
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Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
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Morgan Colby M. Colby
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Chalk C.
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Nader Saba N. Saba
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The Pregame HQ The Pregame HQ
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Andy Behrens A. Behrens
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Bill Enright B. Enright
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
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Tyler Orginski T. Orginski
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Christopher Dell C. Dell
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Chris Raybon C. Raybon
The Action Network The Action Network
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The Fantasy Champions The Fantasy Champions
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Anthony Staggs A. Staggs
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Todd D Clark T. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix The Fantasy Fix
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Scott Whitfield S. Whitfield
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Jeff Smith J. Smith
FantasyData FantasyData
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Tim Jablonski T. Jablonski
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Fantasy Football Smackdown Fantasy Football S...
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Matthew Freedman M. Freedman
The Action Network The Action Network
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Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Aaron Schill A. Schill
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Matt Schauf M. Schauf
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
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Davis Mattek D. Mattek
SportsGrid SportsGrid
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Doug Norrie D. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings Daily Fantasy Spor...
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Seth Miller S. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football Crossroads Fantasy...
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Matt De Lima M. De Lima
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
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Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
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FantasyPros FantasyPros
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FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
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Des Bieler D. Bieler
The Washington Post The Washington Post
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Garret Price G. Price
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
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Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Robert Waziak R. Waziak
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Jordan Rains J. Rains
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Joe Bond J. Bond
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Mick Ciallela M. Ciallela
Fantrax Fantrax
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The Hateful 8 The Hateful 8
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Billy Muzio B. Muzio
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Chris Kennedy C. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners The Fantasy Headli...
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Jason Willan J. Willan
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
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Scott Smith S. Smith
RotoViz RotoViz
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Adam Murfet A. Murfet
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
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Matthew Betz M. Betz
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
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Ryan Hicks R. Hicks
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
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Marc Caviglia M. Caviglia
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Ellis Johnson E. Johnson
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King Fantasy Sports King Fantasy Sports
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Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
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Ryan Noonan R. Noonan
4for4.com 4for4.com
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Nick Bretwisch N. Bretwisch
Win Daily Sports Win Daily Sports
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Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
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Jeff Paur J. Paur
RTSports RTSports
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Tim Petropoulos T. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
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Jamie Calandro J. Calandro
Football Diehards Football Diehards
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Clayton Cadieux C. Cadieux
Fantasy Football From Up North Fantasy Football F...
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Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
20 h
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Nick Raducanu N. Raducanu
ProjectRoto ProjectRoto
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Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
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Mitchell Carl M. Carl
Rise or Fall Rise or Fall
21 h
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Seth Keller S. Keller
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
21 h
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Kevin Tompkins K. Tompkins
BallBlast BallBlast
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Mike Maher M. Maher
FantasyPros FantasyPros
21 h
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Steven Pintado S. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches The Fantasy Coaches
22 h
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Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
23 h
#11#60-
    
Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
24 h
#19#58-
    
Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
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Lawrence Jackson L. Jackson
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Daniel Mader D. Mader
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Mark Ringo M. Ringo
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FantasyData FantasyData
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Craig Phillips C. Phillips
FF Prophet FF Prophet
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Justin Dodds J. Dodds
SleeperWire SleeperWire
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Chris Meaney C. Meaney
FTN FTN
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Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy New Life Fantasy
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Kelly Smelser K. Smelser
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John Hesterman J. Hesterman
Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
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Jeff DiMatteo J. DiMatteo
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
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Dan Yanotchko D. Yanotchko
EDSFootball EDSFootball
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Scott Engel S. Engel
RotoBaller RotoBaller
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Tozzi Brothers T. Brothers
Legion Report Legion Report
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#19#56-
    
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RotoBaller RotoBaller
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Matthew Williams M. Williams
NBC Sports NBC Sports
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Richard Savill R. Savill
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Zachary Hanshew Z. Hanshew
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Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Ken Zalis K. Zalis
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Tim Brosnan T. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips Tim's Fantasy Tips
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Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
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Bob Van Duser B. Van Duser
Dynasty Rewind Dynasty Rewind
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KJ K.
Fantasy Team Advice Fantasy Team Advice
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Peter Rogers P. Rogers
NerdBall Fantay Football NerdBall Fantay Fo...
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David Biggs D. Biggs
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Kevin Roberts K. Roberts
Breaking Football Breaking Football
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Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
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Nick Mariano N. Mariano
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Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
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Michael Hauff M. Hauff
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Jaime Eisner J. Eisner
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIA
23 rush, 100 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
vs. MIN
7 tar, 5 rec, 101 yds, 1 td
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at NYJ at CHI
Week 3 vs. NO at PIT
Week 4 vs. TB vs. JAC
Week 5 at HOU vs. GB
Week 6 vs. DAL at DET
Week 7 vs. NYJ at BAL
Week 8 at LAC at NYJ
Week 9 at CAR vs. CLE
Week 10 vs. CLEBYE WEEK
Week 11 at ATL at LV
Week 12 vs. TEN vs. PIT
Week 13 at BUF vs. LAC
Week 14BYE WEEK vs. SF
Week 15 at IND at DEN
Week 16 vs. BUF vs. BAL
Week 17 vs. JAC vs. KC
Week 18 at MIA at CLE
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
2021 Points 
Week 19.715.9
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Week 18
Total9.715.9
Average9.715.9
Player Targets Comparison
 
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
2021 Targets 
Week 137
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Notes for Player Combination
 
at NYJ, Sun 1pm EDT
Ja'Marr Chase
WR - CIN
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
The Patriots probably would be 1-0 if Harris hadn't coughed up a late fumble deep in Dolphins territory, preventing a game-winning field goal try. So, could Harris lose snaps to Stevenson, the rugged rookie who punched in five touchdowns in three preseason games? Er, probably not, since Stevenson fumbled early after a 9-yard catch (though it looked as if he might have been down when the ball came out) and only played five snaps. Harris, on the other hand, played 53% of New England's offensive snaps and had 23 carries for 100 yards. He also caught a couple of passes for 17 yards. Expect Harris to be the lead runner Sunday against a Jets defense that gave up 98 rushing yards to Christian McCaffrey. The Jets also let CMC catch nine balls for 89 yards, so perhaps there's room for the Patriots' designated pass-catching back, James White, to do some damage, too. It's possible Belichick punishes Stevenson for his lost fumble by deactivating him and using 5-6, 185-pound J.J. Taylor instead.Now THIS is the real Ja'Marr Chase. A sluggish, butterfingered performance in training camp and the preseason steadily drove down Chase's average draft position in late August and into September. But the rookie from LSU looked terrific in his NFL debut, catching 5 of 7 targets for 101 yards and a TD. The touchdown was a 50-yard beauty on which Chase simply blew by Vikings CB Bashaud Breeland. Chase gets the toughest assignment of any Bengals receiver this week, having to take most of his snaps against good young CB Jaylon Johnson. But by no means is this a skull-and-crossbones matchup for Chase, who should be considered a high-end WR3.
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
New England should be in full control against the lowly Jets in this one, and that means plenty of Harris. He rushed 23 times in the opener and surprisingly caught two passes in the process. He should be in store for a massive workload in a great matchup - that's all you need for a strong RB2. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Damien Harris looked impressive last week against Miami. Aside from the costly fumble, he looked like a top-tier RB and he was producing like one too. He was top-7 in the NFL at the RB position in yards after contact with 68 and he carried a heavy workload for the Patriots. While there's talk from Bill Belichick about Harris being in the dog house after the fumble, Rhamondre Stevenson also fumbled. This is Harris' backfield - from a carry share perspective - and he should have plenty of opportunity in this game that figures to see the Patriots up big early on. Harris can be viewed as a mid-range/low-end RB2.In the words of Burrow, "I thought he couldn't catch anything?" Burrow sat down at the podium after Ja'Marr Chase in Sunday's postgame press conference and referenced everyone's overreaction to Chase's drops from the preseason. Those concerns certainly didn't show up on Sunday as Chase saw seven targets and reeled in five of them for 101 yards and a score. He was targeted deep downfield with a 16.3 ADOT and had a 153.3 QB Rating when targeted. He looked every bit of the generational talent he was billed and hyped up to be coming out of LSU and he's off to a much hotter start than everyone anticipated. Moving forward, Chase is back in the low-end WR2/high-end WR3 conversation and he should have another solid performance here against the Bears pass defense that got torched by Rams receivers multiple times for deep touchdowns.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Harris could be in the doghouse after a costly fumble in Week 1, but he ran very well other than that one mistake and he should be a low-end RB1 against the Jets D, provided he does not have an early fumble that causes Bill Belichick to move in another direction early in the game.Chase looked very good in the opener and given how poorly the Bears did against the Rams offense, Chase should be in the WR3 mix on the road in Week 2.