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Experts' Pick
 
 
vs. BAL, Tue 8pm EST
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
OUT
 
 
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Updated: Nov 29th, 2020
53%
Recommended by
78 of 146 experts
47%
Recommended by
68 of 146 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 34-
Best Rank# 28-
Worst Rank# 49-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. BAL vs. TEN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs BALThis is a 5 star matchup. RBs perform better than their average vs TEN-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total77.096.5-
Avg Game8.69.7-
Week 1111.111.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury AlertIllness-
Weather49 F, Partly CloudyIndoor-
    
Expert Ranks 
Diontae JohnsonJonathan TaylorAdd Player
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
11 m
#31-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
19 m
#53-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
26 m
#40-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
30 m
#48-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
31 m
#38-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
1 h
#39-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
1 h
#38-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 h
#38-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
2 h
#39-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 h
#40-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
2 h
#43-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
2 h
#31-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
3 h
#29-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 h
#46-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
3 h
#43-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
3 h
#43-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
4 h
#40-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
4 h
#39-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
4 h
#38-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
4 h
#53-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
5 h
#31-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#43-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#31-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
5 h
#40-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#37-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
6 h
#37-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
6 h
#37-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
6 h
#43-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
6 h
#38-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
7 h
#31-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
7 h
#47-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
8 h
#34-
    
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
8 h
#23-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
9 h
#40-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
9 h
#39-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
10 h
#18-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
10 h
#39-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
10 h
#39-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
10 h
#38-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
10 h
#38-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
11 h
#37-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
11 h
#38-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
13 h
#40#45-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
13 h
#31#45-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
14 h
#43#52-
    
Jon CollinsJ. Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
14 h
#39#48-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
14 h
#40-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
16 h
#40#45-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
16 h
#47#48-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
23 h
#34#35-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
24 h
#32#29-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
1 d
#49#50-
    
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
1 d
#37#42-
    
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
1 d
#56#48-
    
David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
1 d
#37#10-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
1 d
#40-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
1 d
#28#33-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 d
#41#33-
    
1 d
#41#11-
    
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
1 d
#43#42-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
1 d
#43#50-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
1 d
#37-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
1 d
#41#35-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 d
#37#35-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#37-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
1 d
#39#45-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#30#29-
    
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 d
#38-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#51#29-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
1 d
#41-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
1 d
#49#78-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 d
#31-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
1 d
#39-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
1 d
#42#47-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
1 d
#38-
    
Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
1 d
#42#10-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
2 d
#38#41-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
2 d
#45#41-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
2 d
#42#44-
    
Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
FTN
2 d
#45#34-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
2 d
#45#36-
    
Dave MajorD. Major
XN Sports
2 d
#42#31-
    
Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
2 d
#45#41-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
2 d
#46#39-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#38#33-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 d
#42#44-
    
Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
2 d
#36#47-
    
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
2 d
#38#34-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 d
#42#35-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
3 d
#38#51-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
3 d
#37#33-
    
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
3 d
#38#39-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 d
#43#44-
    
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
3 d
#42#39-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
3 d
#42#39-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
3 d
#46#32-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#40#26-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#46#34-
    
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
3 d
#49#37-
    
Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#49#33-
    
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
3 d
#47-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
3 d
#42#39-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
3 d
#40#25-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#47#36-
    
The FFGhostT. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
3 d
#46#34-
    
Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
3 d
#50#34-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
3 d
#46#32-
    
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
3 d
#40#34-
    
Matt De LimaM. De Lima
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#47#34-
    
DailyRotoD.
DailyRoto
3 d
#50#44-
    
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
3 d
#47#34-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
3 d
#49#36-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
3 d
#46#30-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
3 d
#36#39-
    
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
3 d
#47#34-
    
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
3 d
#47#34-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
3 d
#27#26-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
3 d
#36#51-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
3 d
#54#11-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 d
#46#35-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
3 d
#43#35-
    
Thor AkerleyT. Akerley
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#46#33-
    
Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
3 d
#47#34-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#46#34-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#43#33-
    
Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
3 d
#46#16-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
3 d
#53#56-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
3 d
#55#35-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
3 d
#53#37-
    
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
3 d
#49#34-
    
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
3 d
#47#34-
    
Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
3 d
#48#35-
    
Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
3 d
#61#29-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
3 d
#47#35-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
3 d
#40#33-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
3 d
#39#52-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
3 d
#40#33-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
3 d
#43#41-
    
Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
3 d
#48#29-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
3 d
#52#44-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
3 d
#54#35-
    
Wolf of Roto StreetW. of R...
Roto Street Journal
4 d
#46#32-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
4 d
#41#28-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
4 d
#43-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#45#32-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
5 d
#45#35-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NYG
10 tar, 6 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
at JAC
9 rush, 22 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. DEN
13 tar, 8 rec, 92 yds, 1 td
vs. MIN
26 rush, 101 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. HOU
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
vs. NYJ
13 rush, 59 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 4BYE WEEK at CHI
17 rush, 68 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. PHI
1 tar, 1 rec, -2 yds, 0 td
at CLE
12 rush, 57 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. CLE
vs. CIN
12 rush, 60 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 55 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at TEN
15 tar, 9 rec, 80 yds, 2 td
BYE WEEK
Week 8 at BAL
3 tar, 1 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
at DET
11 rush, 22 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at DAL
10 tar, 6 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
vs. BAL
6 rush, 27 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 10 vs. CIN
11 tar, 6 rec, 116 yds, 1 td
at TEN
7 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 25 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at JAC
16 tar, 12 rec, 111 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
22 rush, 90 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. BAL vs. TEN
Week 13 vs. WAS at HOU
Week 14 at BUF at LV
Week 15 at CIN vs. HOU
Week 16 vs. IND at PIT
Week 17 at CLE vs. JAC
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2020 Points 
Week 13.78.9
Week 215.217.0
Week 30.912.2
Week 47.9
Week 5-0.213.4
Week 611.5
Week 720.0
Week 80.63.1
Week 98.17.4
Week 1017.63.7
Week 1111.111.4
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total77.096.5
Average8.69.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
2020 Targets 
Week 1106
Week 2132
Week 321
Week 41
Week 513
Week 64
Week 715
Week 832
Week 9102
Week 10112
Week 11164
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. BAL, Tue 8pm EST
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
OUT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
There have been six games where Johnson has played all four quarters. His target totals in those games are 10, 13, 15, 10, 11, and 16. That's a bit ridiculous, but his fantasy managers won't be complaining. Over the last two weeks, he's caught 18 passes for 227 yards and a touchdown. Will his ridiculous target share continue against the Ravens, who've seen just a 53.8 percent target share to wide receivers (third-lowest mark in NFL)? The average wide receiver reception against them goes for just 11.92 yards, which would benefit Johnson, whose average depth of target is just 8.8 yards. The last time they played, Johnson needed to leave the game for a bit (getting checked out for injury), and it led to him seeing just three targets. He played 41-of-53 snaps, so it wasn't a massive absence, which goes to show just how tough the matchup with the Steelers is. He plays most of his snaps at LWR, which is where Jimmy Smith is usually at, but he's very questionable for this game with an ankle injury. If he were to miss this game, that would move Marlon Humphrey out to the perimeter, and slide Tramon Williams into the slot. All-in-all, it would be a slight upgrade for Johnson, as Humphrey is dominant in the slot, but has been a bit more human on the perimeter, allowing 9-of-15 passing for 130 yards there. Johnson should offer a decent floor as a low-end WR2, but don't expect a massive performance.Now what do we do? Didn't I tell you to never fully trust a Colts running back? Just when you think it's Hines' job, Taylor comes out and gets a massive 26 touches. The good news is that it appears Jordan Wilkins is back to being the clear-cut third-string running back, which leaves us with Taylor and Hines to fight about. The last time these two teams met, it was Hines who was crushing them for 115 yards and two touchdowns. It wasn't really a fluke either, because when you factor in fantasy points per weighted opportunity, the Titans rank as the fifth-best matchup for running backs. They've allowed 10 top-24 running back performances through 10 games, including five top-10 performances. Most of the production has been on the ground, too, as Hines is the only running back who's accumulated more than 29 yards through the air against them. David Johnson was the only running back who's received 15-plus carries and didn't average at least 4.10 yards per carry, so it wasn't just one large performance that carried them. They've allowed eight running backs touchdowns (6 rushing, 2 receiving) in their last six games, and have been having issues in the secondary, so it's difficult to say which problem they want to address, though they can't let Hines run all over them again, as he had massive lanes to run through on seemingly every carry. The matchup here isn't the problem. Figuring out the timeshare is. Clearly, the Colts want Taylor to be the guy, though he's also on a short leash. For now, we should consider him the top back in the offense, though it's not an offense to take things for granted. Because of that, he'll remain in the high-end RB3 territory. As for Hines, he should be in play as an RB3/flex option considering what he did to this defense the last time around, but you already know the risk involved.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Johnson has posted at least 77 yards receiving in his last 3 games and he has had back-to-back 100-yard games. He should be a WR2, even against the Ravens tough defense that is 4th against fantasy wide receivers.Taylor had his most points since coming off his Week 6 bye and he should be a flex option against the Titans 26th ranked fantasy running back defense.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Johnson just may be one of the most underrated receivers in the entire NFL. He put on an absolute show last week and he has been the focal point of this offense for every game that he's been healthy. Even in a tough matchup, Johnson belongs in your lineup as a mid-range WR2.Is this Jonathan Taylor's backfield now? Please? While this is an absolute headache to try and predict week in and week out, JT received the clear majority of the touches last week and he was able to produce in a good matchup. Taylor gets another favorable matchup here, which would boost him up into the mid-range RB2 conversation, but we have no idea what Frank Reich is going to do with this backfield. JT can be started this week, but he obviously comes with huge risk based on the unpredictability in this offense.