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Who Should I Start? - Week 12

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
Drew Sample
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
vs. NYG, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Nov 27th, 2020
99%
Recommended by
140 of 141 experts
1%
Recommended by
1 of 141 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 23# 34-
Best Rank# 19# 34-
Worst Rank# 29# 40-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. SF vs. NYG-
Matchup RatingThis is a 1 star matchup. TEs perform worse than their average vs SFThis is a 2 star matchup. TEs perform worse than their average vs NYG-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec15.719
Rec Yds168.9212.5
Rec TD1.31.2
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total51.621.2-
Avg Game5.72.1-
Avg Projection4.42.5-
Week 112.02.9-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather73 F, Clear throughout the day.53 F, Rain overnight.-
    
Expert Ranks 
Tyler HigbeeDrew SampleAdd Player
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
4 m
#23#38-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
2 h
#23#35-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
3 h
#24#39-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
4 h
#27#38-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#21-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
8 h
#19#35-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
8 h
#27-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
9 h
#27#35-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
9 h
#24#36-
    
Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
FTN
9 h
#28#35-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
9 h
#34-
    
Dave MajorD. Major
XN Sports
9 h
#25#39-
    
David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
9 h
#24#35-
    
Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
9 h
#25#35-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
9 h
#25#35-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
10 h
#18#41-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
10 h
#23#35-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
10 h
#23#37-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
10 h
#26#36-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
10 h
#23#35-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
10 h
#24#38-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
10 h
#23#35-
    
Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
10 h
#25#35-
    
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
10 h
#23#35-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
10 h
#26#35-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
10 h
#20#35-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
12 h
#27#38-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
12 h
#23#35-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
13 h
#23#34-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
13 h
#19#35-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
13 h
#25#36-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
13 h
#23#35-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
13 h
#23-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
13 h
#24#33-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
13 h
#24#36-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
13 h
#23#35-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
13 h
#27#38-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
13 h
#23#35-
    
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
13 h
#23#35-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
13 h
#24#35-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
13 h
#24#36-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
13 h
#23-
    
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
13 h
#23#44-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
13 h
#27#38-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
13 h
#24#35-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
13 h
#22#35-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
13 h
#23#39-
    
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
13 h
#23#35-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
13 h
#23#35-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
14 h
#23#35-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
14 h
#24-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
14 h
#23#35-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
14 h
#25-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
14 h
#24#35-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
14 h
#22#34-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
14 h
#23#35-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
14 h
#24-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
14 h
#23#35-
    
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
14 h
#29#38-
    
Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
14 h
#23#34-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
14 h
#22-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
14 h
#23#35-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
14 h
#23#35-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
14 h
#27#35-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
14 h
#28#35-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
14 h
#23#35-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
14 h
#23#40-
    
The FFGhostT. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
14 h
#7#28-
    
Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
14 h
#23#35-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
14 h
#23#34-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
14 h
#23#35-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
14 h
#23#35-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
14 h
#23-
    
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
14 h
#23#35-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
14 h
#24#35-
    
Matt De LimaM. De Lima
Sports Illustrated
14 h
#23#35-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
14 h
#22#36-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
14 h
#23#35-
    
DailyRotoD.
DailyRoto
14 h
#28#44-
    
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
14 h
#23#34-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
14 h
#25#34-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
14 h
#23-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
14 h
#23#35-
    
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
14 h
#23#35-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
14 h
#24#40-
    
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
14 h
#23#34-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
14 h
#23#35-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
14 h
#24#36-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
14 h
#23#35-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
14 h
#23#35-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
14 h
#22-
    
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
14 h
#24#39-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
14 h
#19#32-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
14 h
#23#39-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
15 h
#20#41-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
15 h
#22#35-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
15 h
#23#35-
    
Thor AkerleyT. Akerley
Fantasy Team Advice
15 h
#23#34-
    
Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
15 h
#23#35-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
15 h
#23#35-
    
Site ProjectionsS. Proj...
numberFire
15 h
#25#41-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
15 h
#23#35-
    
Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
15 h
#19-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
15 h
#23#36-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
15 h
#21#40-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
15 h
#24#36-
    
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
16 h
#22#35-
    
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
16 h
#23#35-
    
Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
17 h
#24#39-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
17 h
#25#35-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
17 h
#20-
    
Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
18 h
#27#44-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
18 h
#23#35-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
18 h
#23-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
18 h
#23#34-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
19 h
#25#34-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
22 h
#23#35-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
22 h
#28-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
1 d
#23#35-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
1 d
#23#32-
    
Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
1 d
#25#35-
    
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 d
#27#35-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 d
#23#35-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
1 d
#23#35-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 d
#29-
    
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 d
#24#37-
    
Mike KruegerM. Krueger
FFToday
1 d
#22#30-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
1 d
#26-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
1 d
#20#35-
    
1 d
#24#35-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#24-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
1 d
#23#35-
    
Wolf of Roto StreetW. of R...
Roto Street Journal
2 d
#24-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#20#29-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
2 d
#22#35-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
2 d
#17#35-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
2 d
#22#35-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
2 d
#26-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#23#35-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 d
#23#35-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
3 d
#27#39-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
Drew Sample
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DAL
4 tar, 3 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
vs. LAC
1 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at PHI
5 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 3 td
at CLE
9 tar, 7 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at BUF
2 tar, 2 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
at PHI
1 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. NYG
4 tar, 3 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
vs. JAC
5 tar, 3 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at WAS
2 tar, 2 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
at BAL
2 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at SF
4 tar, 3 rec, 56 yds, 0 td
at IND
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. CHI
vs. CLE
6 tar, 5 rec, 52 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at MIA
4 tar, 2 rec, 14 yds, 0 td
vs. TEN
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 9BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. SEA
6 tar, 3 rec, 60 yds, 0 td
at PIT
2 tar, 1 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at TB
4 tar, 4 rec, 19 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
at WAS
4 tar, 2 rec, 29 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. SF vs. NYG
Week 13 at ARI at MIA
Week 14 vs. NE vs. DAL
Week 15 vs. NYJ vs. PIT
Week 16 at SEA at HOU
Week 17 vs. ARI vs. BAL
Player Projections Comparison
 
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
Drew Sample
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
vs. NYG, Sun 1pm EST
Receiving
   
Receptions3.02.3
Rec Yards33.521.3
Rec TDs0.20.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points4.42.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
Drew Sample
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
2020 Points 
Week 14.00.7
Week 223.44.5
Week 36.00.1
Week 42.04.7
Week 51.22.2
Week 65.60.0
Week 75.2
Week 81.40.0
Week 9
Week 106.00.9
Week 112.02.9
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total51.621.2
Average5.72.1
Player Targets Comparison
 
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
Drew Sample
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
2020 Targets 
Week 141
Week 259
Week 321
Week 445
Week 522
Week 641
Week 76
Week 841
Week 9
Week 1062
Week 1144
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
Drew Sample
Drew Sample
TE - CIN
vs. NYG, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The Rams are moving back to more 2TE sets, as Higbee was on the field for 52-of-72 snaps Monday night while Everett was out there on 41 snaps. They've combined to run 86 routes over the last two weeks and have seen 31 targets the last three weeks, which is more than enough to be considered, though they're kind of canceling each other's upside out. Tight ends have combined to average just 3.4 receptions and 32.9 yards per game against the 49ers, which puts a damper on our parade. It's not like touchdowns have helped make up for the lack of yardage, either, as they've allowed just two tight end touchdowns this year. However, if we go back to the Week 6 meeting between these two teams, Higbee finished with 3/56/0 on four targets while Everett totaled 3/27/0 on four targets, so the Rams didn't shy away from targeting their tight ends in that game. Still, it's a tad worrisome that the 3/56/0 performance by Higbee in that game was the second-best tight end performance against them all season. They're both hanging out in the mid-to-low-end TE2 conversation in this tough matchup, with Higbee getting the nod as he's the only one who's been targeted inside the 10-yard-line (twice).