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Experts' Pick
 
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
at BAL, Sun 1pm EST
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
D.J. Moore
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
vs. ATL, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Oct 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 16# 31-
Best Rank# 10# 17-
Worst Rank# 28# 36-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at BAL vs. ATL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform worse than their average vs BALThis is a 5 star matchup. WRs perform better than their average vs ATL-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total80.374.7-
Avg Game13.410.7-
Week 711.121.3-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
D.J. Moore
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NYG
6 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
vs. LV
9 tar, 4 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. DEN
16 rush, 106 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
at TB
13 tar, 8 rec, 120 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. HOU
18 rush, 109 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
at LAC
4 tar, 2 rec, 65 yds, 0 td
Week 4BYE WEEK vs. ARI
6 tar, 4 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. PHI
15 rush, 44 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 19 yds, 0 td
at ATL
5 tar, 4 rec, 93 yds, 1 td
Week 6 vs. CLE
20 rush, 101 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
11 tar, 5 rec, 93 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at TEN
20 rush, 82 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 29 yds, 0 td
at NO
5 tar, 4 rec, 93 yds, 2 td
Week 8 at BAL vs. ATL
Week 9 at DAL at KC
Week 10 vs. CIN vs. TB
Week 11 at JAC vs. DET
Week 12 vs. BAL at MIN
Week 13 vs. WASBYE WEEK
Week 14 at BUF vs. DEN
Week 15 at CIN at GB
Week 16 vs. IND at WAS
Week 17 at CLE vs. NO
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
D.J. Moore
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
2020 Points 
Week 11.75.4
Week 218.112.0
Week 320.96.5
Week 44.9
Week 512.315.3
Week 616.29.3
Week 711.121.3
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total80.374.7
Average13.410.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
D.J. Moore
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
2020 Targets 
Week 149
Week 2213
Week 354
Week 46
Week 535
Week 6111
Week 755
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
at BAL, Sun 1pm EST
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
D.J. Moore
D.J. Moore
WR - CAR
vs. ATL, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Conner was everywhere for the Steelers last week and ended up touching the ball 23 times. While he didn't find the end zone on the stat sheet, he did lose a score due to an offensive penalty. With all the injuries to the other RBs in fantasy football, Conner's a solid low-end RB1 start this week even in a tough matchup. He's simply going to see too much work to not view him in that light.Moore continues to only see four to six targets when Samuel is in the lineup, but he's producing with his opportunity. Moore should be viewed as a low-end WR2 with upside in this matchup.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Sure, Benny Snell stole a touchdown from him last week. That's going to happen here and there, as the Steelers are clearly mixing in their other running backs to give Conner a break. His weighted opportunity ranks 18th per game among running backs, but if you removed Week 1 where he left early, he'd rank 14th. He's getting plenty of work. The issue ahead of him this week is the Ravens defense, who have allowed the fewest fantasy points on the ground to running backs through seven weeks. They've had their bye week, but still, they've still allowed just 55.0 points on the ground, or 9.17 per game. Through their six games, they've allowed just two running back touchdowns on 149 total touches. Conner has received 15-plus carries in five straight games, and the Ravens have allowed a respectable 4.34 yards per carry, so we should get some production there, though they've stonewalled running backs on the goal-line, allowing just one rushing touchdown on 13 goal-to-go touches. Teams have chosen to run the ball against the Ravens just 36.0 percent of the time, which is the fifth-lowest mark in the league. They've been solid against backs through the air, too, as they've allowed just 5.13 yards per target, which is the 12th-lowest mark in football. Conner's opportunity keeps him in the RB2 territory this week, though it's tough to see him break into the top-12 running backs this week.He's now totaled 93 yards in each of his last three games. Like, exactly 93 yards. Weird, right? That's the good news. The not-so-good news is that he's now seen six or less targets in four of the last five games. He's averaging 10.7 yards per target, which is fantastic, but he needs to remain efficient in order to keep posting WR2 numbers, as the volume isn't quite worthy of a top-20 wide receiver. Fortunately, he shouldn't need too many targets to do well this week against the Falcons. They've allowed a massive 223.0 yards per game to wide receivers alone. The Falcons starting perimeter cornerbacks on Moore's side is Kendall Sheffield, and he's allowed a league-high 2.77 yards per snap (no other cornerback is above 2.39), so this is a match made in heaven. Moore only saw five targets the first time these two teams played but he walked out of that game with 93 yards and a touchdown. Knowing there have been 12 receivers who've scored 12.1-plus PPR points against the Falcons, you shouldn't have any concerns about playing Moore as a rock-solid WR2 this week.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Ravens are 6th against fantasy running backs, Conner is a low-upside RB2 in a tough matchup.The Falcons are just 28th against fantasy wide receivers, Moore should also have a great game on TNF.