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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Golden Tate
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
vs. TB, Mon 8pm EST
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Oct 29th, 2020
81%
Recommended by
64 of 79 experts
19%
Recommended by
15 of 79 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 54# 67-
Best Rank# 48# 47-
Worst Rank# 69# 93-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. TB at CAR-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs TBThis is a 1 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs CAR-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec20.922.3
Rec Yds221.4203.8
Rec TD1.11.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total25.540.1-
Avg Game4.35.7-
Avg Projection5.25.0-
Week 79.95.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather-
    
Expert Ranks 
Golden TateRussell GageAdd Player
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
25 m
#55#75-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
52 m
#48#60-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
1 h
#54#66-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
2 h
#68#67-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 h
#48#69-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
3 h
#64#68-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 h
#58#69-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
3 h
#53#68-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
4 h
#53#68-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
5 h
#56-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
5 h
#61#62-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
6 h
#54#66-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
7 h
#53#69-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
7 h
#52#69-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
8 h
#53#64-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
8 h
#51#71-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
8 h
#55#67-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
8 h
#53#68-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
9 h
#55#70-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
9 h
#69#57-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
9 h
#62#68-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
9 h
#53#70-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
9 h
#65#59-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
10 h
#56#75-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
10 h
#68#55-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
10 h
#59#75-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
10 h
#54#75-
    
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
11 h
#39#54-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
11 h
#59#93-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
12 h
#26#48-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
12 h
#55#67-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
12 h
#53#69-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
13 h
#60#68-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
13 h
#57#63-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
13 h
#54#62-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
13 h
#55#69-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
13 h
#57-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
13 h
#51#65-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
14 h
#71#61-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
14 h
#50#67-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
14 h
#59#56-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
14 h
#58#56-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
14 h
#48#47-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
15 h
#52#74-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
15 h
#53#68-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
15 h
#52#65-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
17 h
#65#61-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
18 h
#56#52-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
19 h
#58#71-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
19 h
#51#69-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
19 h
#48#63-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
20 h
#51#66-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
22 h
#51#68-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
22 h
#53#72-
    
Site ProjectionsS. Proj...
numberFire
1 d
#66#68-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
1 d
#53#67-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
1 d
#50#49-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
1 d
#53-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#50#84-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
1 d
#57#62-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
1 d
#51#68-
    
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 d
#56#55-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#54#67-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
1 d
#51#68-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
1 d
#51#67-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#51#68-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#55#53-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#47-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
2 d
#52#87-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 d
#52#72-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#52#65-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#58#61-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 d
#52#67-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#55#67-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#52#65-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
2 d
#54#63-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#45-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
2 d
#57#63-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
2 d
#52#62-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Golden Tate
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. PIT
vs. SEA
12 tar, 9 rec, 114 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at CHI
5 tar, 5 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
at DAL
9 tar, 6 rec, 46 yds, 1 td
Week 3 vs. SF
7 tar, 5 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
3 tar, 2 rec, 26 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at LAR
6 tar, 4 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
at GB
3 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at DAL
5 tar, 4 rec, 42 yds, 0 td
vs. CAR
5 tar, 2 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. WAS
1 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
at MIN
4 tar, 4 rec, 65 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at PHI
2 tar, 1 rec, 39 yds, 1 td
vs. DET
7 tar, 6 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. TB at CAR
Week 9 at WAS vs. DEN
Week 10 vs. PHIBYE WEEK
Week 11BYE WEEK at NO
Week 12 at CIN vs. LV
Week 13 at SEA vs. NO
Week 14 vs. ARI at LAC
Week 15 vs. CLE vs. TB
Week 16 at BAL at KC
Week 17 vs. DAL at TB
Player Projections Comparison
 
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Golden Tate
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
vs. TB, Mon 8pm EST
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions3.73.9
Rec Yards41.739.1
Rec TDs0.20.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.10.1
Rush Yards0.40.6
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points5.25.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Golden Tate
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Points 
Week 111.4
Week 24.710.6
Week 33.62.6
Week 42.02.0
Week 54.21.6
Week 61.16.5
Week 79.95.4
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total25.540.1
Average4.35.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Golden Tate
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Targets 
Week 112
Week 259
Week 373
Week 463
Week 555
Week 614
Week 727
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
Golden Tate
Golden Tate
WR - NYG
vs. TB, Mon 8pm EST
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 We talked about Gage the last two weeks, saying he is a fine bye week replacement now that Julio Jones is back in the lineup, as he just makes the entire offense run that much smoother. Gage has caught 10 balls for 119 yards over the last two games, which is perfect for someone who's available on most waiver wires. The matchup this week is tougher than we expected. The Panthers have Corn Elder covering the slot, and he's done a good job, allowing just 10 catches for 52 yards and no touchdowns on 16 targets. The only slot-heavy receiver who produced against them was Keenan Allen, who did most of his damage outside of Elder's coverage. Knowing the Panthers have allowed the second-fewest yards per reception and the sixth-fewest fantasy points per game to wide receivers, it may not be the best time to play him as anything more than a WR5 with minimal upside.