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vs. CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
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Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
at KC, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 145# 226-
Best Rank# 66# 85-
Worst Rank# 198# 256-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. CHI at KC-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform a little worse than their average vs CHIThis is a 3 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs KC-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total60.446.7-
Avg Game4.33.6-
2019 Average4.33.6-
    
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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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09/12
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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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09/13
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09/04
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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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09/09
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09/01
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09/10
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09/12
#154-
    
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09/11
#163#216-
    
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09/13
#152#185-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
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09/10
#180#184-
    
Dariyan MayburyD. Maybury
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09/10
#156-
    
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09/10
#157-
    
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09/10
#136#215-
    
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09/10
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09/10
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09/10
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09/09
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09/08
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09/08
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09/07
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09/10
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. CHI at KC
Week 2 at GB vs. BAL
Week 3 at ARI at PIT
Week 4 vs. NO vs. MIN
Week 5BYE WEEK vs. JAC
Week 6 at JAC at TEN
Week 7 at ATL vs. GB
Week 8 vs. INDBYE WEEK
Week 9 at MIN at JAC
Week 10 vs. WAS at CLE
Week 11 at CAR vs. NE
Week 12 vs. HOU at DET
Week 13 at CHI vs. IND
Week 14 vs. GB at CHI
Week 15 at TEN at IND
Week 16 vs. TB vs. CIN
Week 17 vs. MIN vs. TEN
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
2020 Points 
Week 18.19.9
Week 22.15.5
Week 31.82.8
Week 45.74.6
Week 5
Week 63.1
Week 76.2
Week 85.4
Week 97.91.9
Week 101.00.5
Week 118.3
Week 120.4
Week 136.21.0
Week 146.62.0
Week 152.05.0
Week 163.73.9
Week 170.60.9
Total60.446.7
Average4.33.6
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Active
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
TE - HOU
at KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
Kenny Golladay is out. 
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
With Kenny Golladay (hamstring) doubtful, Amendola has more flex appeal than normal in deeper PPR leagues assuming he's available. 
Site Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
Questionable 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
What would you say if I told you Amendola had as many targets as Stefon Diggs last year? Seriously, 96 targets. He saw at least five targets in 10-of-15 games last year, including eight-plus targets in seven of them. He played a big role in their offense. Unfortunately, it led to just four games with more than 47 yards, so he wasn't a great fantasy asset. The Bears signed Buster Skrine before the 2019 season, and though I critiqued the move, he played well in his first season, allowing just 6.49 yards per target and a touchdown every 20.5 targets. As mentioned in the Marvin Jones paragraph, the Bears allowed just nine receivers to top five receptions all year, so it's highly unlikely we see Amendola amount to much in fantasy this week. He should catch a few balls for those in really deep leagues, but he's just a WR5/6-type. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Amendola isn't on the redraft radar this week. While he could have some appeal down the road as a Full PPR bye-week stopgap, he's not worth plugging into your starting lineup this week.