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Experts' Pick
 
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
vs. DAL, Sun 4pm EDT
Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 24th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 22# 45-
Best Rank# 17# 39-
Worst Rank# 30# 50-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. DAL vs. HOU-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs DALThis is a 4 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs HOU-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec14.714
Rec Yds182.7138.3
Rec TD1.31.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total8.40.6-
Avg Game4.20.3-
Avg Projection3.81.7-
Week 20.00.3-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather68 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.78 F, Partly cloudy throughout the day.-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at ATL
4 tar, 4 rec, 24 yds, 1 td
at NYG
2 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. NE
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. DEN
2 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. DAL vs. HOU
Week 4 at MIA at TEN
Week 5 vs. MIN vs. PHI
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. CLE
Week 7 at ARI at BAL
Week 8 vs. SFBYE WEEK
Week 9 at BUF at DAL
Week 10 at LAR vs. CIN
Week 11 vs. ARI at JAC
Week 12 at PHI vs. BAL
Week 13 vs. NYG vs. WAS
Week 14 vs. NYJ at BUF
Week 15 at WAS at CIN
Week 16 vs. LAR vs. IND
Week 17 at SF at CLE
Player Projections Comparison
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
vs. DAL, Sun 4pm EDT
Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions2.51.2
Rec Yards29.413.0
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points3.81.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
2020 Points 
Week 18.40.3
Week 20.00.3
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Week 17
Total8.40.6
Average4.20.3
Player Targets Comparison
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
2020 Targets 
Week 142
Week 212
Week 3
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Notes for Player Combination
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
vs. DAL, Sun 4pm EDT
Vance McDonaldV. McDonald
TE - PIT
Vance McDonald
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
After Olsen allowed a pass to go right through his hands and off his helmet for a pick-six on the first drive, he didn't see a target for the rest of the game. He played 45 snaps, so it's not like he was benched or anything. Still, to see him and Dissly, who's playing half the snaps, combine for just two targets, it's worrisome. The Cowboys have been a mixed bag, as they held Tyler Higbee to just 3/40/0 in their first matchup, but then allowed Hayden Hurst to tag them for 5/72/1 in Week 2. It's still a small sample size, but when you combine those two together, you have eight catches for 112 yards and a touchdown on just 12 targets, so it's not a matchup I'd say is a must avoid. I'm more concerned about the targets between the two of them, but knowing the tight ends combined for seven targets in Week 1, we may want to consider Week 2 a fluke. Olsen is still playing the most snaps, making him the one you'd want to play, if any. He's a TE2 who comes with some risk. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Olsen was the cause of Wilson's interception on Sunday night and he didn't see another target. Olsen's off the redraft radar and shouldn't be someone that you trust in your starting lineup.