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vs. PIT, Mon 7pm EDT
Allen Lazard
WR - GB
at MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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38 of 175 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 46# 49-
Best Rank# 23# 13-
Worst Rank# 64# 74-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. PIT at MIN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform a little worse than their average vs PITThis is a 4 star matchup. WRs perform a litter better than their average vs MIN-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec18.622.4
Rec Yds218.4266.7
Rec TD1.41.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total91.071.0-
Avg Game5.76.5-
2019 Average5.76.5-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Allen Lazard
WR - GB
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. PIT at MIN
Week 2 at CHI vs. DET
Week 3 vs. SF at NO
Week 4 at LAR vs. ATL
Week 5 at DALBYE WEEK
Week 6 vs. WAS at TB
Week 7 at PHI at HOU
Week 8 vs. TB vs. MIN
Week 9 at WAS at SF
Week 10 vs. PHI vs. JAC
Week 11BYE WEEK at IND
Week 12 at CIN vs. CHI
Week 13 at SEA vs. PHI
Week 14 vs. ARI at DET
Week 15 vs. CLE vs. CAR
Week 16 at BAL vs. TEN
Week 17 vs. DAL at CHI
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Allen Lazard
WR - GB
2020 Points 
Week 122.214.2
Week 23.34.5
Week 33.320.4
Week 44.8
Week 512.9
Week 69.8
Week 72.3
Week 85.6
Week 90.8
Week 109.3
Week 111.8
Week 120.08.3
Week 131.45.0
Week 143.11.9
Week 157.45.6
Week 162.61.4
Week 172.21.7
Total91.071.0
Average5.76.5
Player Targets Comparison
 
Allen Lazard
WR - GB
2020 Targets 
Week 194
Week 265
Week 378
Week 47
Week 511
Week 64
Week 73
Week 89
Week 91
Week 107
Week 114
Week 1226
Week 1314
Week 1483
Week 1596
Week 1682
Week 1744
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. PIT, Mon 7pm EDT
Allen Lazard
WR - GB
at MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
 Allen Lazard has asserted himself as the clear-cut WR2 on this roster and he'll be sharing the field with Davante Adams in two-wide sets. The Vikings are integrating in three new starting cornerbacks after a challenging year defending the pass and I'm expecting Lazard to find himself with some easy receptions. The Packers' passing volume is going to be lower this week in a divisional matchup that should be lower-scoring, but Lazard is a talented player and should be viewed as a solid WR3/WR4 this week.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He was a lot like Daniel Jones last year, where he'd explode one week and then disappear the next. A lot of it came down to not seeing consistent targets, as there were five games where he saw fewer than five targets. With so many viable pass catchers in the offense, that's going to happen. The Steelers are not a team to rely on big plays against. They allowed just six plays of 40-plus yards in 2019, and half of those came in the first couple weeks before they traded for safety Minkah Fitzpatrick. As a team, they allowed just 7.58 yards per target to wide receivers, which ranked as the seventh fewest in the league. Slayton will see a lot of Joe Haden and Steven Nelson, two cornerbacks who were lights out in coverage last year. They combined to allow just a 71.5 QB Rating in their coverage, including just 6.46 yards per target. As mentioned in the Shepard/Tate notes, the Steelers biggest weakness is in the slot, an area that Slayton doesn't go very often. He has one-play upside that Shepard and Tate don't, but I wouldn't bank on it against this defense. He's just a boom-or-bust WR5.It seems all but certain that it's Davante Adams and Lazard on the field in 2WR sets for the Packers, which obviously offers some value, especially when facing a team like the Vikings who allowed 25 receivers to post at least 11.2 PPR points last year, which was the average amount of points required to finish as a WR3 in 2019. Lazard was on the field in a full-time role when they played in Week 16 last year where he caught 5-of-9 targets for 45 yards. The Vikings are going to have an all-new cornerback unit in 2020, which will feature Mike Hughes (who's likely to see Adams the most), Holton Hill, along with rookies Jeff Gladney and Cameron Dantzler. With no preseason action, they'll be walking into the fire in Week 1. It's hard enough for rookie cornerbacks to start day one, let alone make a difference. Knowing the Packers are not allowing their media staff to disclose who's been running with the first-team offense, we can't start Lazard with 100 percent confidence, but he does have a plus matchup, making him an upside WR4/5 this week.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
When all of the New York Giants WRs are healthy, it's going to be very difficult to determine which ones to start. Slayton should draw coverage from Joe Haden this game, which doesn't bode well for his fantasy outlook. Slayton's a boom/bust WR4.The ball has to go somewhere else in Green Bay, right? Lazard's the clear No. 2 option in this WR room and he's a solid bet to reel in a touchdown from Aaron Rodgers. While I'd prefer to wait and see what Lazard's involvement in the offense actually looks like before I roll him into my starting lineup, he's a fine WR4/FLEX play this week.