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Who Should I Start? - Week 13

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
at KC, Sun 8pm EST
at SEA, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Dec 5th, 2020
96%
Recommended by
89 of 93 experts
4%
Recommended by
4 of 93 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 44# 76-
Best Rank# 22# 69-
Worst Rank# 60# 96-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at KC at SEA-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs KCThis is a 5 star matchup. WRs perform better than their average vs SEA-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total98.174.3-
Avg Game9.86.8-
Week 123.10.0-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather38 F, Clear53 F, Mostly Cloudy-
    
Expert Ranks 
Melvin Gordon IIIDarius SlaytonAdd Player
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
45 m
#42#71-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
56 m
#56#71-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 h
#60#69-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
1 h
#46#82-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 h
#47#75-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
1 h
#49#97-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 h
#46#80-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 h
#57#80-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
2 h
#46#74-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
3 h
#45#70-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
3 h
#61#94-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
4 h
#56#64-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
4 h
#31#79-
    
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
4 h
#68#84-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
4 h
#45#76-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
5 h
#42#84-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
5 h
#46#79-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
6 h
#45#71-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
6 h
#45#81-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
6 h
#77#67-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
6 h
#56#69-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
7 h
#32#70-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
7 h
#48#83-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
8 h
#48#79-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
8 h
#61#70-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
8 h
#56#72-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
8 h
#50#93-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
9 h
#48#79-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
9 h
#40#79-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
9 h
#56#69-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
9 h
#73#69-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
9 h
#44#82-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
9 h
#46#96-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
9 h
#47#85-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
9 h
#22#72-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
9 h
#47#82-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
10 h
#97#59-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
11 h
#46#71-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
11 h
#69#91-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
12 h
#44#80-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
13 h
#40#80-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
13 h
#49#97-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
14 h
#40#82-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
14 h
#49#84-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
14 h
#34#54-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
14 h
#57#73-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
14 h
#47#78-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
15 h
#57#87-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
15 h
#45#79-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
16 h
#45#79-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
16 h
#58#69-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
16 h
#45#79-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
16 h
#34#79-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
17 h
#40#70-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
1 d
#49#74-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
1 d
#50#79-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
1 d
#50#78-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
1 d
#73#105-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
1 d
#45#79-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
1 d
#73#72-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
1 d
#45#79-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
1 d
#47#70-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
1 d
#45#79-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#37#116-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
1 d
#45#79-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
1 d
#45#78-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 d
#56#78-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
1 d
#45#79-
    
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 d
#22#72-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
2 d
#47#78-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
2 d
#60#101-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
2 d
#45#75-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
2 d
#37#83-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
2 d
#45#77-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#46#75-
    
Jacob WayneJ. Wayne
Lineups
2 d
#60#73-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
#18#82-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
2 d
#42#70-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#42#75-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
SleeperWire
2 d
#42#75-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
2 d
#46#73-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
2 d
#42#74-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 d
#45#70-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
3 d
#46#77-
    
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
3 d
#32#72-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 d
#61#70-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 d
#63#83-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#48#76-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
3 d
#43#54-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
3 d
#61#70-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
4 d
#53#71-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
4 d
#48#71-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
4 d
#48#71-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. TEN
15 rush, 78 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
9 tar, 6 rec, 102 yds, 2 td
Week 2 at PIT
19 rush, 70 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 14 yds, 1 td
at CHI
6 tar, 3 rec, 33 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. TB
8 rush, 26 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. SF
7 tar, 3 rec, 53 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at NYJ
23 rush, 107 yds, 2 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
at LAR
7 tar, 3 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 5BYE WEEK at DAL
11 tar, 8 rec, 129 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at NE
vs. WAS
4 tar, 2 rec, 41 yds, 1 td
1 rush, -3 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. KC
17 rush, 68 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
at PHI
3 tar, 2 rec, 23 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. LAC
8 rush, 26 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
9 tar, 5 rec, 56 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at ATL
6 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
at WAS
1 tar, 1 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at LV
11 rush, 46 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
7 tar, 5 rec, 93 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. MIA
15 rush, 84 yds, 2 td
BYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. NO
12 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
at CIN
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at KC at SEA
Week 14 at CAR vs. ARI
Week 15 vs. BUF vs. CLE
Week 16 at LAC at BAL
Week 17 vs. LV vs. DAL
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2020 Points 
Week 112.622.2
Week 214.43.3
Week 33.83.3
Week 423.84.8
Week 512.9
Week 69.8
Week 710.02.3
Week 84.75.6
Week 92.70.8
Week 104.69.3
Week 1118.4
Week 123.10.0
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total98.174.3
Average9.86.8
Player Targets Comparison
 
2020 Targets 
Week 139
Week 236
Week 367
Week 437
Week 511
Week 64
Week 743
Week 879
Week 911
Week 1027
Week 110
Week 1202
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
at KC, Sun 8pm EST
at SEA, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Despite just 82 carries (35th among running backs), Lindsay ranks fifth in the NFL with eight 15-plus yard runs. Those long runs account for most of his production this year. In fact, those eight runs make up 46.4 percent of his rushing yardage this year. Sadly, he looks likely to miss this game. That would put Gordon back in the driver's seat. In the three games without Lindsay in the lineup earlier this season, Gordon had 21, 12, and 25 touches. The 12-touch game came against the Bucs, so it was understandable. If you're looking for production against the Chiefs, the running back position is a good place to look. Of the production they've allowed to skill-position players, running backs have accounted for 34.9 percent of it, which ranks as the fifth-highest percentage in the league. Running backs have accumulated 27.8 touches per game against them, and those touches have netted solid fantasy production. The Chiefs rank right around the league average in efficiency against running backs, which explains why there have been nine running backs who've finished as the RB25 or better against them despite the negative gamescripts. Here's a great thing for Gordon's floor: There's been no running back who's totaled more than 12 touches and finished with fewer than 10 PPR points against them. Damien Harris was the only one who didn't finish as a top-25 option in that group, but he still posted 100 yards on his 17 carries, which is hardly a bad game. Gordon himself saw 19 touches against them back in Week 7 where he finished with 80 total yards and a touchdown. If Lindsay is out of the lineup, Gordon should be considered a solid RB2 for this game who should net 15-plus touches. If Lindsay plays, I'd still prefer Gordon, but he'd be more of a high-end RB3 while Lindsay would be a risky low-end RB3.Well, this is not great. We talked about Slayton being a boom-or-bust option last week, though nobody (myself included) expected a zero-catch game. Once McCoy came into the game, Slayton didn't see any of his 10 pass attempts. The Giants weren't taking many shots down the field with Daniel Jones under center, so it's extremely unlikely we see many more with Slayton. Some will still be considering Slayton considering the Seahawks have allowed a ridiculous 12 wide receivers to hit 20-plus PPR points against them this year while no other team has allowed more than nine such performances. There have been 26 wide receivers who've posted top-48 numbers against the Seahawks, which is WR4 or better territory. Slayton lines up all over the formation, though LWR is his primary spot, which means he'll see Tre Flowers most of the time, a cornerback who's been beat for 37-of-49 passing with 403 yards and a touchdown in his coverage, which is good for a 106.1 QB Rating. Slayton is a risky play with McCoy under center, though the matchup doesn't make him the worst hail-mary WR4/5 option.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Gordon should do better with an actual quarterback behind center, Gordon III is a flex option against the Chiefs 22nd ranked fantasy running back defense.