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Experts' Pick
 
 
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
at KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
Dan Arnold
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
vs. LV, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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58 of 89 experts
35%
Recommended by
31 of 89 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 38# 40-
Best Rank# 9# 22-
Worst Rank# 59# 56-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at KC vs. LV-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs KCThis is a 0 star matchup. TEs perform worse than their average vs LV-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.8INF
Rec Yds248INF
Rec TD1.8INF
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total46.765.8-
Avg Game3.64.1-
2019 Average3.64.1-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
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Expert Ranks 
Jordan AkinsDan ArnoldAdd Player
    
Scott AtkinsS. Atkins
FullTime Fantasy
09/29
#37#43-
    
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
09/13
#34-
    
Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
09/13
#32#37-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
09/13
#35-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
09/13
#35-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
09/10
#33#38-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
09/10
#37-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
09/13
#35-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
09/13
#39#40-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
09/13
#35#36-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
09/13
#37#36-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
09/13
#35#40-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
09/13
#35-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
09/13
#34#37-
    
Elvin RyanE. Ryan
The Pregame HQ
09/10
#35-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
09/13
#29-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
08/10
#35#36-
    
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
09/13
#28-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
09/13
#32-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
09/13
#36#34-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
09/13
#39#40-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
09/10
#29#36-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
09/10
#35#37-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
09/10
#40#39-
    
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
09/13
#32-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
09/13
#28-
    
Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
09/13
#35#40-
    
Matt De LimaM. De Lima
Sports Illustrated
09/13
#35#36-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
09/10
#39#40-
    
Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
09/12
#32#34-
    
Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
FTN
09/13
#29#37-
    
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
09/13
#29#43-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
09/13
#36-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
09/13
#36#34-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
09/10
#39#40-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
09/13
#29#34-
    
Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
09/10
#38#36-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
09/12
#34#36-
    
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
09/10
#34#37-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
09/13
#42#25-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
09/11
#37-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
09/13
#33-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
09/13
#33-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
SleeperWire
09/09
#37#56-
    
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
09/13
#34#27-
    
Dave MajorD. Major
XN Sports
09/13
#36-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
09/13
#34#31-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
09/13
#21#40-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
09/11
#32#30-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
09/13
#35-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
09/13
#43#34-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
09/13
#28#37-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
09/13
#32#40-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
09/13
#26#40-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
09/13
#34-
    
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
09/10
#29-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
09/09
#36-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
09/10
#35-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
09/12
#35-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
09/10
#39#37-
    
Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
09/13
#29-
    
Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
09/13
#28-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
09/10
#21#39-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
09/13
#34#37-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
09/08
#27-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
09/13
#27-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
09/13
#34-
    
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
09/13
#35#32-
    
Francisco (Chato) RomeroF. (Cha...
Estadio Fantasy
09/13
#32#34-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
09/13
#38-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
09/13
#9#42-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
09/13
#37-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
09/07
#34#40-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
09/09
#59#33-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
09/12
#33-
    
Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
09/13
#38-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
09/13
#24-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
09/12
#22-
    
DailyRotoD.
DailyRoto
09/13
#38#52-
    
Site ProjectionsS. Proj...
numberFire
09/13
#36#51-
    
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
09/13
#36#48-
    
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
09/01
#40-
    
Mike KruegerM. Krueger
FFToday
09/09
#43#33-
    
Nicholas YouN. You
The Undroppables
09/11
#40-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
09/13
#29-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
09/10
#31-
    
Jonathan HaysJ. Hays
Fantasy Foresight
09/10
#38-
    
Adam MurfetA. Murfet
5 Yard Rush
09/10
#33-
    
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
09/07
#30-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
Dan Arnold
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at KC vs. LV
Week 2 vs. BAL at TB
Week 3 at PIT at LAC
Week 4 vs. MIN vs. ARI
Week 5 vs. JAC at ATL
Week 6 at TEN vs. CHI
Week 7 vs. GB at NO
Week 8BYE WEEK vs. ATL
Week 9 at JAC at KC
Week 10 at CLE vs. TB
Week 11 vs. NE vs. DET
Week 12 at DET at MIN
Week 13 vs. INDBYE WEEK
Week 14 at CHI vs. DEN
Week 15 at IND at GB
Week 16 vs. CIN at WAS
Week 17 vs. TEN vs. NO
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
Dan Arnold
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
2020 Points 
Week 19.92.1
Week 25.52.6
Week 32.81.1
Week 44.63.9
Week 50.0
Week 60.0
Week 75.7
Week 8
Week 91.91.6
Week 100.53.4
Week 118.36.4
Week 120.41.7
Week 131.018.1
Week 142.08.7
Week 155.05.4
Week 163.90.5
Week 170.94.6
Total46.765.8
Average3.64.1
Player Targets Comparison
 
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
Dan Arnold
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
2020 Targets 
Week 122
Week 274
Week 332
Week 434
Week 50
Week 60
Week 73
Week 8
Week 941
Week 1014
Week 1162
Week 1223
Week 1333
Week 1464
Week 1565
Week 1645
Week 1723
Notes for Player Combination
 
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
at KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
Dan Arnold
Dan Arnold
TE - CAR
vs. LV, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
 Arnold's nothing more than a touchdown-or-bust option in this offense that barely uses its TEs. I'd recommend looking elsewhere.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 We've heard Arnold hype pieces this season on how he's ready to break out, but we're talking about an offense that often uses four wide receivers, and one that targeted the tight end position just 55 times last year. Keep in mind that was without DeAndre Hopkins on the team. The one game any Cardinals tight end saw more than three targets (seriously) was in Week 17 when Arnold turned six targets into 4/76/1. I'm not saying he can't produce with volume. The issue is that Maxx Williams is likely the starter and volume is not guaranteed in this offense, let alone to a No. 2 tight end. The 49ers allowed a league-low 5.52 yards per target to tight ends last year, so it's not a matchup to get cute.