Who Should I Start? - Week 7

DeAndre Hopkins or Demaryius Thomas

 
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  DeAndre Hopkins
WR - HOU
DeAndre Hopkins
at JAC, Sun 1pm EDT
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
at ARI, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 7# 32-
Best Rank# 6# 20-
Worst Rank# 14# 38-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at JAC at ARI-
Matchup Rank3130-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec16.620.9
Rec Yds175.6226.1
Rec TD0.70.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total81.051.0-
Avg Game13.58.5-
Avg Projection11.87.3-
Week 612.311.7-
    
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  DeAndre Hopkins
WR - HOU
DeAndre Hopkins
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at NE
11 tar, 8 rec, 78 yds, 0 td
1 rush, -7 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
10 tar, 6 rec, 63 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at TEN
11 tar, 6 rec, 110 yds, 1 td
vs. OAK
11 tar, 5 rec, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. NYG
10 tar, 6 rec, 86 yds, 0 td
at BAL
5 tar, 5 rec, 63 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at IND
12 tar, 10 rec, 169 yds, 1 td
vs. KC
7 tar, 4 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. DAL
13 tar, 9 rec, 151 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
6 tar, 5 rec, 105 yds, 1 td
Week 6 vs. BUF
6 tar, 5 rec, 63 yds, 1 td
vs. LAR
4 tar, 3 rec, 57 yds, 1 td
Week 7 at JAC at ARI
Week 8 vs. MIA at KC
Week 9 at DEN vs. HOU
Week 10BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 11 at WAS at LAC
Week 12 vs. TEN vs. PIT
Week 13 vs. CLE at CIN
Week 14 vs. IND at SF
Week 15 at NYJ vs. CLE
Week 16 at PHI at OAK
Week 17 vs. JAC vs. LAC
  DeAndre Hopkins
WR - HOU
DeAndre Hopkins
at JAC, Sun 1pm EDT
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
at ARI, Thu 8pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions6.34.8
Rec Yards85.858.0
Rec TDs0.60.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.10.0
Rush Yards0.30.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.87.3
   
  DeAndre Hopkins
WR - HOU
DeAndre Hopkins
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
2018 Points 
Week 17.112.3
Week 217.01.8
Week 38.66.3
Week 422.92.4
Week 513.116.5
Week 612.311.7
Week 7
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Week 10
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Week 16
Week 17
  DeAndre Hopkins
WR - HOU
DeAndre Hopkins
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
2018 Targets 
Week 11110
Week 21111
Week 3105
Week 4127
Week 5136
Week 664
Week 7
Week 8
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Week 10
Week 11
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Week 14
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Week 17
  DeAndre Hopkins
WR - HOU
DeAndre Hopkins
at JAC, Sun 1pm EDT
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
at ARI, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Tim McCullough
FantasyPros
Injury-Based Fantasy Advice - SIT - Hopkins has been bothered by a foot injury for the past few weeks, but a downgrade to DNP on Thursday suggests he's aggravated the injury. While it's possible the Texans are just trying to manage his reps, DNPs almost always suggest something more serious. Hopkins had a quiet Week 6 game as he played through his foot injury, and Week 7 brings a matchup with Jalen Ramsey. If he does play, we think he will underperform. 
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
Hopkins is battling a foot injury and should be matched up with Jalen Ramsey quite a bit on Sunday, so he has more question marks than usual. Still, we are talking about a receiver who has at least 78 yards or a touchdown in every game this season and has gone over 150 receiving yards in two of the last three weeks. Hopkins is a surefire WR1 every time he takes the field. 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Jaguars have the best fantasy receiver defense in the NFL, Hopkins is more of a WR2 this week. Arizona is 2nd against fantasy receivers, Thomas is a low-upside WR3 this week on the road.