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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
at CLE, Thu 8pm EDT
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
at IND, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 20th, 2020
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Recommended by
131 of 156 experts
16%
Recommended by
25 of 156 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 149# 159-
Best Rank# 89# 133-
Worst Rank# 179# 208-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CLE at IND-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs CLEThis is a 3 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs IND-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total1.71.1-
Avg Game1.71.1-
Week 11.71.1-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
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Expert Ranks 
John RossIrv Smith Jr.Add Player
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
9 h
#145#170-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
9 h
#157#168-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
9 h
#123#175-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
9 h
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Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
9 h
#157#170-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
9 h
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Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
9 h
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Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
9 h
#141#170-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
9 h
#149#170-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
9 h
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Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
FTN
9 h
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Dave MajorD. Major
XN Sports
9 h
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Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
9 h
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Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
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Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
9 h
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Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
9 h
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The FFGhostT. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
9 h
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Matt De LimaM. De Lima
FullTime Fantasy
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Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
9 h
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Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
9 h
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Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
9 h
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Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
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Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
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Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
9 h
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Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
9 h
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Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
9 h
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Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
9 h
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Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
9 h
#135#167-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
9 h
#113#168-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
9 h
#142#154-
    
Scott AtkinsS. Atkins
Sports Illustrated
9 h
#158#166-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
9 h
#157#169-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
9 h
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Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
9 h
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Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
9 h
#159#198-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
9 h
#158#169-
    
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
9 h
#157#162-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
9 h
#158#169-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
9 h
#135#169-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
9 h
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Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
9 h
#112#167-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
9 h
#145-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
9 h
#116#167-
    
Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
9 h
#103#162-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
9 h
#157#166-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
9 h
#158#168-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
9 h
#149#156-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
9 h
#157#169-
    
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
9 h
#152#167-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
9 h
#152#166-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
9 h
#142#167-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
9 h
#179#154-
    
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
9 h
#138#169-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
9 h
#121#166-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
9 h
#122#162-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
9 h
#145#167-
    
Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
9 h
#112#162-
    
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
9 h
#142#169-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
9 h
#157#162-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
9 h
#157#162-
    
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
9 h
#123#175-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
9 h
#123#169-
    
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
9 h
#157#154-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
10 h
#135#184-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
10 h
#157#150-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
10 h
#104#166-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
10 h
#152#182-
    
Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
10 h
#157#169-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
10 h
#116#175-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
10 h
#144#175-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
10 h
#140#181-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
10 h
#157#166-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
10 h
#158#173-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
10 h
#167#169-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
10 h
#158#154-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
10 h
#152#162-
    
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
10 h
#128#175-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
10 h
#157#169-
    
Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
10 h
#115#178-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
10 h
#140#166-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
10 h
#131-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
10 h
#144-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
10 h
#157#165-
    
Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
10 h
#161-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
10 h
#157#162-
    
Jacob WayneJ. Wayne
Lineups
10 h
#115#157-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
10 h
#158#165-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
10 h
#142#162-
    
DailyRotoD.
DailyRoto
10 h
#142#169-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
10 h
#142#169-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
10 h
#155-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
10 h
#158#182-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
10 h
#145#175-
    
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
10 h
#105#141-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
10 h
#158#169-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
10 h
#157#153-
    
Jon CollinsJ. Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
10 h
#157#168-
    
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
10 h
#125#162-
    
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
10 h
#135#176-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
10 h
#158#166-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
10 h
#163-
    
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
10 h
#89#153-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
10 h
#158#166-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
10 h
#144#189-
    
Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
11 h
#163#168-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
11 h
#116#161-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
11 h
#115#169-
    
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
11 h
#159#193-
    
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
11 h
#157#168-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
11 h
#138#149-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
11 h
#141#168-
    
11 h
#157#166-
    
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
12 h
#152#162-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
12 h
#144#169-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
12 h
#162#168-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
13 h
#139#168-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
13 h
#157#169-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
13 h
#141-
    
Kyle EnglishK. English
Reality Sports
14 h
#159#161-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
14 h
#157#176-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
14 h
#139-
    
Dariyan MayburyD. Maybury
Fantasy Football Advice
15 h
#144#161-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
18 h
#150#161-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
19 h
#157#169-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
21 h
#162#169-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
22 h
#157#149-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
22 h
#157#169-
    
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
23 h
#144#149-
    
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
23 h
#157#152-
    
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
23 h
#159#169-
    
Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
24 h
#117-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 d
#176-
    
Armando CrespoA. Crespo
Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
1 d
#144#166-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
1 d
#171#164-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 d
#174#169-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
1 d
#139#161-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
1 d
#159#149-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#129#170-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
1 d
#133-
    
Jason SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
1 d
#159-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
1 d
#175-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
2 d
#136-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
2 d
#147#162-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 d
#121#168-
    
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
2 d
#154#168-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#159#152-
    
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 d
#156#198-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
3 d
#155#180-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
3 d
#138#172-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
3 d
#161#173-
    
3 d
#141#156-
    
Site RankingsS. Rank...
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#158#166-
    
Jonathan HaysJ. Hays
Fantasy Foresight
3 d
#119#200-
    
Rob WilsonR. Wilson
The Fantasy Footballers
3 d
#141#152-
    
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
4 d
#150#169-
    
David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
4 d
#160#176-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
  John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC
5 tar, 2 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
1 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at CLE at IND
Week 3 at PHI vs. TEN
Week 4 vs. JAC at HOU
Week 5 at BAL at SEA
Week 6 at IND vs. ATL
Week 7 vs. CLEBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. TEN at GB
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. DET
Week 10 at PIT at CHI
Week 11 at WAS vs. DAL
Week 12 vs. NYG vs. CAR
Week 13 at MIA vs. JAC
Week 14 vs. DAL at TB
Week 15 vs. PIT vs. CHI
Week 16 at HOU at NO
Week 17 vs. BAL at DET
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
2020 Points 
Week 11.71.1
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Week 17
Total1.71.1
Average1.71.1
Player Targets Comparison
  John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
2020 Targets 
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Notes for Player Combination
  John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
at CLE, Thu 8pm EDT
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
at IND, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He only walked out of last week's game with two catches for 17 yards, but the encouraging sign for Ross was that he was an every-down player. He actually led all Bengals skill-position players in snaps. Zac Taylor also seemed to take it easy on Burrow in his first game, giving him a bunch of short throws, allowing him to ease into the NFL in a tough matchup. Knowing how often Burrow was under duress, it's no wonder we didn't see many deep passes. The Browns registered a sack on 6.9 percent of dropbacks last year and 7.1 percent in Week 1, so it's not likely he'll have a lot of time to look downfield in this game. The difference in this matchup is the cornerback play, though, as the Browns don't have near the cornerback or safety talent that the Chargers do. The downside is that their best cornerback, Denzel Ward, typically sticks at LCB, which is where Ross runs most of his routes. They moved him around, so it's not exclusive, and it's possible they decide to have Ward shadow A.J. Green. Ross is someone who should be owned in fantasy leagues, but he's still a boom-or-bust WR5 until we see Burrow and him connect. He's a one-play upside tournament play in DFS, though.