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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  D.J. Chark Jr.D. Chark
WR - JAC
D.J. Chark Jr.
vs. MIA, Thu 8pm EDT
Questionable
Zach ErtzZ. Ertz
TE - PHI
Zach Ertz
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 24th, 2020
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102 of 112 experts
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10 of 112 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 41# 56-
Best Rank# 33# 33-
Worst Rank# 61# 71-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. MIA vs. CIN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. WRs perform better than their average vs MIAThis is a 4 star matchup. TEs perform better than their average vs CIN-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total16.912.0-
Avg Game8.56.0-
Week 28.44.2-
    
Misc 
    
Injury AlertChest-
Weather78 F, Humid and Partly Cloudy80 F, Rain overnight.-
    
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17 h
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19 h
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21 h
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  D.J. Chark Jr.D. Chark
WR - JAC
D.J. Chark Jr.
Zach ErtzZ. Ertz
TE - PHI
Zach Ertz
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND
3 tar, 3 rec, 25 yds, 1 td
at WAS
7 tar, 3 rec, 18 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at TEN
vs. LAR
Week 3 vs. MIA vs. CIN
Week 4 at CIN at SF
Week 5 at HOU at PIT
Week 6 vs. DET vs. BAL
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. NYG
Week 8 at LAC vs. DAL
Week 9 vs. HOUBYE WEEK
Week 10 at GB at NYG
Week 11 vs. PIT at CLE
Week 12 vs. CLE vs. SEA
Week 13 at MIN at GB
Week 14 vs. TEN vs. NO
Week 15 at BAL at ARI
Week 16 vs. CHI at DAL
Week 17 at IND vs. WAS
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  D.J. Chark Jr.D. Chark
WR - JAC
D.J. Chark Jr.
Zach ErtzZ. Ertz
TE - PHI
Zach Ertz
2020 Points 
Week 18.57.8
Week 28.44.2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total16.912.0
Average8.56.0
Player Targets Comparison
  D.J. Chark Jr.D. Chark
WR - JAC
D.J. Chark Jr.
Zach ErtzZ. Ertz
TE - PHI
Zach Ertz
2020 Targets 
Week 137
Week 247
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  D.J. Chark Jr.D. Chark
WR - JAC
D.J. Chark Jr.
vs. MIA, Thu 8pm EDT
Questionable
Zach ErtzZ. Ertz
TE - PHI
Zach Ertz
vs. CIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Chark has been relatively quiet through the first two weeks of the season and there are now concerns about whether he's going to be able to suit up for this game. At the time of writing, we haven't received any further word, which makes Chark a risky play this week. If he does play, Chark should be viewed as nothing more than a WR3 due to the fact that he'll be less than 100%.Ertz has been somewhat of a disappointment to fantasy managers through the first couple of weeks, but he's still seeing the targets that you hope for at the TE position. While this offense is still floundering and trying to figure out how to get back to being a high-powered unit, Wentz should continue to lean on his reliable target over the middle of the field. Ertz is still a weekly must-start option that could go off in this matchup.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If you didn't gauge the panic level of Chark's owner in your league this week, you're doing fantasy football wrong. He's the No. 1 receiver on this team and the flood gates are going to open soon. With Minshew using everyone on the field, it'll only take away the attention that Chark gets. This week will likely be a tough one to maintain his efficiency, but the Dolphins cornerback duo of Xavien Howard and Byron Jones haven't lived up to their reputation over the first two weeks. They allowed N'Keal Harry and Julian Edelman catch 10-of-13 balls for 96 yards (and almost a touchdown, had Harry not fumbled into the end zone), and then allowed Stefon Diggs and John Brown to rip them to shreds for 12 catches, 235 yards, and two touchdowns. It's likely due to the fact that their front seven isn't generating any pressure, leaving them out to dry in coverage. I'd like Chark more if he moved into the slot more than 17 percent of the time (his percentage to this point), as he'd evade the coverage of those two cornerbacks, but he's still talented enough to win. Because of that, he should be considered a high-end WR3 who should start seeing more targets. *Update* Byron Jones has been ruled out for this game, which is good news, but Chark himself is listed as a game-time decision with a chest injury. You'll want to check the inactive list right before Thursday night football.The Eagles are going to run 2TE sets a lot more than even I expected. After two weeks, we've seen Ertz play 126 snaps while Goedert has played 118 of them. Meanwhile, the highest snap count among receivers is 101 by Jalen Reagor. These two are the heartbeat of the offense. Goedert is starting to look like the preferred option, as he out-targeted Ertz once again. He now leads the duo in targets on the season, 17-14. The Bengals have an all-new linebacker group and have been without starting safety Shawn Williams, but they've been competent against tight ends to this point, allowing 7.44 yards per target with no touchdowns. It's such a small sample size, so we must go back to look at 2019 when they allowed 8.40 yards per target (fourth-most), and 1.91 PPR points per target (sixth-most) to the position. There were six tight ends who saw more than three targets against them last year, and five of them finished as top-nine options. It's safe to say you can start both of these tight ends, though Goedert might be the favorite moving forward, as he's totaled at least eight targets in four straight games dating back to last year, and has at least six targets in each of his last nine games. With Jalen Reagor ruled out, these two are going to be busy. I'd set the over/under on their targets at 15.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Chark is hurt by playing on a slow-paced offense that does not run a ton of plays and does not throw the ball deep. His big-play ability keeps him in the WR3 range, but he is boom / bust given the Jaguars offensive tendencies through 2 weeks.Ertz is still a TE1, even with the emergence of Dallas Goedert. It is clear that the tight ends are still the strength of their passing game.