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Experts' Pick
 
  Joshua KelleyJ. Kelley
RB - LAC
Joshua Kelley
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EDT
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 26th, 2020
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149 of 158 experts
6%
Recommended by
9 of 158 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 47# 67-
Best Rank# 21# 47-
Worst Rank# 131# 87-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. CAR vs. CIN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. RBs perform better than their average vs CARThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs CIN-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total23.311.0-
Avg Game11.75.5-
Week 211.36.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather75 F, Partly Cloudy79 F, Mostly Cloudy-
    
Expert Ranks 
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Seth MillerS. Miller
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The Fantasy First Down
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Fantasy Football Lord
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Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
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Jacob WayneJ. Wayne
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Michael HauffM. Hauff
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Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
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The Athletic
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Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
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Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
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David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
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The Action Network
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2 d
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Derek LoflandD. Lofland
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Bleacher Report
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2 d
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Matt De LimaM. De Lima
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FantasyData
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Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
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Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
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Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
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Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
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Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 d
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Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
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Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
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Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#60#67-
    
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
2 d
#17#74-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 d
#53#75-
    
Jason SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 d
#41#68-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
2 d
#48#73-
    
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
2 d
#53#73-
    
Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
2 d
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Jonathan HaysJ. Hays
Fantasy Foresight
2 d
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Colts.com
2 d
#53#68-
    
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 d
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Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
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Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
2 d
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Important Nonsense
2 d
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Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
2 d
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Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
2 d
#53#73-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
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Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
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Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
2 d
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Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
2 d
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Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#41#73-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#53#73-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#63#75-
    
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
2 d
#53#73-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
2 d
#63#72-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 d
#41#74-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
2 d
#58#72-
    
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
2 d
#53#73-
    
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
2 d
#16#122-
    
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
#43#73-
    
David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
2 d
#42#86-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
2 d
#48#74-
    
Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
2 d
#41#28-
    
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
2 d
#37#67-
    
Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
2 d
#53#74-
    
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
2 d
#53#73-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
2 d
#21#63-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#57#75-
    
2 d
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Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#37#68-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
2 d
#56#73-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
2 d
#51#70-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
2 d
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Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
2 d
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Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
2 d
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Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
3 d
#36#67-
    
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
3 d
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Matt BrandonM. Brandon
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SmittyS.
SleeperU
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Kyle EnglishK. English
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4 d
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Joshua KelleyJ. Kelley
RB - LAC
Joshua Kelley
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at CIN
12 rush, 60 yds, 1 td
at WAS
7 tar, 2 rec, 46 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. KC
23 rush, 64 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
9 tar, 6 rec, 64 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CAR vs. CIN
Week 4 at TB at SF
Week 5 at NO at PIT
Week 6 vs. NYJ vs. BAL
Week 7 at MIA vs. NYG
Week 8 vs. JAC vs. DAL
Week 9 vs. LVBYE WEEK
Week 10BYE WEEK at NYG
Week 11 at DEN at CLE
Week 12 at BUF vs. SEA
Week 13 vs. NE at GB
Week 14 vs. ATL vs. NO
Week 15 at LV at ARI
Week 16 vs. DEN at DAL
Week 17 at KC vs. WAS
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Joshua KelleyJ. Kelley
RB - LAC
Joshua Kelley
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
2020 Points 
Week 112.04.6
Week 211.36.4
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
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Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total23.311.0
Average11.75.5
Player Targets Comparison
  Joshua KelleyJ. Kelley
RB - LAC
Joshua Kelley
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
2020 Targets 
Week 107
Week 229
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
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Notes for Player Combination
  Joshua KelleyJ. Kelley
RB - LAC
Joshua Kelley
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EDT
DeSean JacksonD. Jackson
WR - PHI
DeSean Jackson
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Guess who ranks sixth in the NFL in carries? Ekeler... and Kelley. They both have 35 carries through two games. Ekeler has been more efficient and has two more targets, but Kelley is a real thing in fantasy. He has the same number of carries as Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Jonathan Taylor. Here's a crazy stat: Kelley totaled 23 carries in Week 2. Melvin Gordon didn't hit that number in any game through his last two years with the Chargers. Want more good news for these backs? A robust 56.1 percent of the production the Panthers have allowed to skill-position players has gone to running backs. No other team in the league has a number higher than 50.2 percent. Running backs have averaged 34.9 more PPR points per game than quarterbacks have against this Panthers defense. It's a limited sample size, sure, but you get the point. They've now allowed 33 rushing touchdowns to running backs over their last 18 games, while no other team in the league has allowed more than 19 in that span. Kelley has eight carries inside the red zone, while Ekeler has four to his name. I'm still siding with Ekeler as the one to play considering his passing-game usage, but the gap is shrinking. Ekeler needs to be played as a sturdy high-end RB2 while Kelley should be considered a high-end RB3, at minimum with the role he's walked into.He's the No. 2 receiver in the league when it comes to air yards, a stat that's often predictive of fantasy success. To this point, Jackson has averaged just 6.9 yards per target, but over the last seven years, he's averaged at least 10.0 yards per target in six of them. Seeing seven and nine targets is encouraging; he'll bounce back. The Bengals secondary hasn't allowed more than four receptions to a receiver over the first two weeks, which is due to the fact that running backs have had their way with them. But still, we've seen Keenan Allen get eight targets and turn them into 4/37/0, Mike Williams turn nine targets into 4/69/0, and then Odell Beckham turn six targets into 4/74/1. What was encouraging for Jackson is that Beckham seemed to routinely get open down the field against them, and if not for some holding, we would've seen a bigger game out of him. If Wentz can get some time, those air yards for Jackson might turn into a big play or two. Given his target and air yards share, he should remain in the WR3 conversation.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Kelley has been an amazing find for fantasy managers that took the shot on him late in drafts and he saw an insane 23 carries last week against the Kansas City Chiefs. He's also seeing some work out of the backfield as a receiver and he's getting the goal-line carries. Kelley's in an excellent spot this week to return top-20 value at the RB position and he should be started everywhere you can against the worst run defense in the NFL right now.Jackson hasn't exactly produced the way that I thought he might to begin the season, but this offense hasn't exactly looked functional throughout the first two weeks. With that being said, he's still doing enough to be a fine FLEX option for your lineup. This week, he absolutely belongs in your starting lineup against the Bengals. The Bengals secondary doesn't have anyone that can keep up with Jackson and he always has the potential to hit the big play. I'm not expecting anything crazy from Jackson this week, but he should be viewed as a WR3 in this matchup.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Kelley is a great flex option against a Panthers team that has given up the most points to fantasy running backs through two weeks.