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Experts' Pick
 
 
at DET, Thu 12pm EST
vs. BAL, Tue 8pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Nov 28th, 2020
77%
Recommended by
112 of 146 experts
23%
Recommended by
34 of 146 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 49# 53-
Best Rank# 36# 53-
Worst Rank# 91# 71-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at DET vs. BAL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. RBs perform better than their average vs DETThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs BAL-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total47.385.5-
Avg Game5.38.6-
Week 113.51.9-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor50 F, Clear-
    
Expert Ranks 
Duke Johnson Jr.JuJu Smith-SchusterAdd Player
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
43 m
#59#58-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
47 m
#51#57-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
50 m
#52#69-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
1 h
#59#74-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
1 h
#70#60-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
2 h
#41#60-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
2 h
#36#48-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 h
#36#61-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
2 h
#82#58-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 h
#27#61-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 h
#41#57-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
3 h
#59#61-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
3 h
#45#60-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 h
#42#57-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 h
#91#58-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
3 h
#51#57-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
4 h
#62#56-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#62#53-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#59#56-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
5 h
#36#69-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#59#48-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
5 h
#51#58-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#33#48-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
5 h
#52#57-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
6 h
#51#57-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
6 h
#41#60-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
7 h
#25#61-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
7 h
#52#55-
    
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
7 h
#41#57-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
8 h
#42#58-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
9 h
#70#56-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
9 h
#42#58-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
9 h
#42#57-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
10 h
#52#61-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
10 h
#52#58-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
10 h
#62#63-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
10 h
#65#64-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
10 h
#59#56-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
12 h
#54#59-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
13 h
#66#57-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
13 h
#54#59-
    
Jon CollinsJ. Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
13 h
#54#56-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
13 h
#54#59-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
14 h
#42#74-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
15 h
#42#60-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
16 h
#42#58-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
22 h
#50#56-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
23 h
#45#59-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
24 h
#89#58-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 d
#42#71-
    
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
1 d
#53#56-
    
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
1 d
#35#67-
    
David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
1 d
#36#55-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
1 d
#66#60-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
1 d
#69#55-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 d
#42#64-
    
1 d
#54#57-
    
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
1 d
#45#57-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
1 d
#42#58-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
1 d
#90#57-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
1 d
#54#58-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 d
#61#64-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#65#57-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
1 d
#42#57-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#54#57-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
1 d
#65#59-
    
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 d
#52#57-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#59#55-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
1 d
#89#59-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
1 d
#42#58-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 d
#59#57-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
1 d
#42#55-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
1 d
#74#64-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
1 d
#62#54-
    
Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
1 d
#54#62-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
2 d
#73#63-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
2 d
#54#64-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
2 d
#54#62-
    
Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
FTN
2 d
#39#66-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
2 d
#37#55-
    
Dave MajorD. Major
XN Sports
2 d
#55#62-
    
Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
2 d
#35#65-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
2 d
#35#63-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#54#61-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 d
#39#63-
    
Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
2 d
#54#67-
    
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
2 d
#54#62-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 d
#54#62-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
2 d
#77#63-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
2 d
#35#76-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
2 d
#57#60-
    
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
2 d
#54#64-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
2 d
#39#62-
    
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 d
#33#63-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
2 d
#54#62-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
2 d
#51#64-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
2 d
#76#73-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#33#66-
    
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
3 d
#33#67-
    
Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#45#66-
    
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
3 d
#34#68-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
3 d
#35#63-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
3 d
#44#68-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#34#65-
    
The FFGhostT. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
3 d
#44#65-
    
Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
3 d
#33#66-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
3 d
#51#64-
    
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
3 d
#76#66-
    
Matt De LimaM. De Lima
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#44#65-
    
DailyRotoD.
DailyRoto
3 d
#41#100-
    
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
3 d
#44#65-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
3 d
#34#65-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
3 d
#44#67-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
3 d
#55#61-
    
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
3 d
#44#65-
    
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
3 d
#44#65-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
3 d
#94#78-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
3 d
#74#63-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
3 d
#51#53-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 d
#82#62-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
3 d
#85#66-
    
Thor AkerleyT. Akerley
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#44#66-
    
Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
3 d
#41#66-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#45#66-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#41#64-
    
Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
3 d
#44#70-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
3 d
#71#49-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
3 d
#33#84-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
3 d
#45#68-
    
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
3 d
#45#67-
    
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
3 d
#41#67-
    
Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
3 d
#45#65-
    
Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
3 d
#33#65-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
3 d
#44#64-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
3 d
#44#64-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
3 d
#42#60-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
3 d
#44#64-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
3 d
#32#57-
    
Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
3 d
#63#67-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
3 d
#33#65-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
3 d
#44#73-
    
Wolf of Roto StreetW. of R...
Roto Street Journal
4 d
#79#70-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
4 d
#66#64-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
4 d
#41#61-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#42#64-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
5 d
#49#58-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at KC
5 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
at NYG
6 tar, 6 rec, 69 yds, 2 td
Week 2 vs. BAL
vs. DEN
8 tar, 7 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at PIT
vs. HOU
5 tar, 4 rec, 43 yds, 1 td
Week 4 vs. MIN
5 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 5 vs. JAC
3 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
5 tar, 4 rec, 28 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at TEN
4 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
vs. CLE
4 tar, 2 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. GB
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 43 yds, 0 td
at TEN
14 tar, 9 rec, 85 yds, 0 td
Week 8BYE WEEK at BAL
8 tar, 7 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at JAC
16 rush, 41 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 32 yds, 0 td
at DAL
7 tar, 6 rec, 93 yds, 1 td
Week 10 at CLE
14 rush, 54 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. CIN
13 tar, 9 rec, 77 yds, 1 td
Week 11 vs. NE
10 rush, 15 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
at JAC
5 tar, 4 rec, 19 yds, 0 td
Week 12 at DET vs. BAL
Week 13 vs. IND vs. WAS
Week 14 at CHI at BUF
Week 15 at IND at CIN
Week 16 vs. CIN vs. IND
Week 17 vs. TEN at CLE
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2020 Points 
Week 11.418.9
Week 24.8
Week 312.3
Week 44.5
Week 51.92.8
Week 61.10.6
Week 74.28.5
Week 86.7
Week 911.315.3
Week 105.413.7
Week 113.51.9
Week 1214.0
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total47.385.5
Average5.38.6
Player Targets Comparison
 
2020 Targets 
Week 116
Week 28
Week 35
Week 44
Week 515
Week 624
Week 7514
Week 88
Week 947
Week 10113
Week 1155
Week 124
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
at DET, Thu 12pm EST
vs. BAL, Tue 8pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
We have one more week of David Johnson being held out on injured reserve, which means another week of Duke Johnson as the primary ball carrier for the Texans. Unfortunately, that hasn't amounted to much of anything. In the two games as the workhorse, Johnson has totaled just 69 yards on 24 carries, and has chipped in with just three catches for 20 yards. We're finding out why Johnson was never given a workhorse role with the Browns or Texans. Is the matchup too juicy to pass up this week? Against the Lions, running backs have outscored quarterbacks by a league-high 15.39 fantasy points. The Lions have allowed 83.4 PPR points per game to skill-position players (2nd-most), and 41.0 percent of that has gone to the running back position, which is the second-highest percentage in the NFL. They've allowed more rushing touchdowns (14) and receiving touchdowns (5) to running backs than any other team in the league. That all amounts to a league-leading 34.2 PPR points per game allowed to running backs. The Lions are bad across the board, as they've allowed the second-most points on the ground to running backs and have also allowed the third-most points through the air to them. There is no team in the league who's seen more weighted opportunity per game to running backs than the Lions. Running backs have averaged a massive 31.4 touches per game against them, so Johnson should be in line for plenty of touches in this game. He should be plugged in as an RB2 once again this week with a shot to finish top-12 against this porous defense.He needed to leave the game multiple times against the Jaguars, so we could see a less-than-100-percent Smith-Schuster in the lineup this week. I'll be paying attention to the injury report now that this game is taking place on Sunday. It's a shame about his injury, too, because he'd been playing extremely well over the previous four weeks. Before the disappointing game last week, he'd posted at least six receptions and 67 yards in each of the previous four games while seeing at least seven targets in every game. The last time they played the Ravens, he saw eight targets and turned in a performance of seven catches for 67 scoreless yards. Not bad, not great. There's a silver lining to this week, though. If Jimmy Smith can't play, that would move Marlon Humphrey out to the perimeter and have Tramon Williams in the slot. Humphrey has allowed just 32-of-45 passing for 240 scoreless yards in the slot, while Williams is almost 38 years old and has played just 15 snaps all season. If Smith-Schuster isn't listed on the final injury report and Smith is out, he might be the best play among Steelers receivers, though that's multiple "ifs." I'll update the bottom of these notes later in the week based on reports.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Detroit is 32nd against fantasy backs, Johnson is an RB3 in a good matchup this week.Smith-Schuster had been holding WR2 value in Week 9 and 10, but he crashed to 4 receptions for 19 yards in Week 11.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Duke Johnson was an absolute dud last week against the New England Patriots. He's the clear leader in this backfield, but it's unfortunately not amounting to much from a fantasy perspective. With that being said, this is a fine matchup for opposing RBs and Johnson should have a little bit more room to run. If you're looking for a volume play, Johnson could be in consideration for your lineup as a low-end RB2. Otherwise, he's not going to provide much value for your roster.Juju exited last week's contest after tweaking his ankle by stepping on a refs flag. All indications are that he'll play in this contest, but we have to be concerned about him re-injuring  that ankle during this game. In a tough matchup anyway, Juju is worth downgrading slightly to a high-end WR3.