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Who Should I Start? - Week 13

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
James White
RB - NE
at LAC, Sun 4pm EST
Jared Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - NO
at ATL, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Dec 5th, 2020
99%
Recommended by
92 of 93 experts
1%
Recommended by
1 of 93 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 97# 150-
Best Rank# 80# 132-
Worst Rank# 121# 197-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at LAC at ATL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. RBs perform better than their average vs LACThis is a 5 star matchup. TEs perform better than their average vs ATL-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total47.450.5-
Avg Game5.35.1-
Week 1213.70.0-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather66 F, Partly CloudyIndoor-
    
Expert Ranks 
James WhiteJared CookAdd Player
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 h
#90-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
1 h
#114#133-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 h
#98#163-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
1 h
#98#163-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 h
#115#140-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
2 h
#122#163-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 h
#91#163-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 h
#100#163-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
3 h
#91#154-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
3 h
#99#200-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
4 h
#97#174-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
4 h
#91#144-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
4 h
#116#164-
    
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
4 h
#88#164-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
4 h
#92#164-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
5 h
#97#144-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
6 h
#92#164-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
6 h
#104#197-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
7 h
#97#166-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
7 h
#120#170-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
7 h
#120#144-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
7 h
#120#155-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
7 h
#91#166-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
8 h
#104#164-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
9 h
#92#154-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
9 h
#101#166-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
9 h
#97#166-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
9 h
#92#166-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
9 h
#97#166-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
9 h
#99#166-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
9 h
#97#173-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
9 h
#93#162-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
9 h
#100#167-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
9 h
#100-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
10 h
#102#154-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
10 h
#103#143-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
10 h
#84#119-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
11 h
#98#145-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
12 h
#105#167-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
12 h
#98#163-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
13 h
#92#163-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
14 h
#89#163-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
14 h
#92#163-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
15 h
#98#167-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
15 h
#75#153-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
15 h
#98#163-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
15 h
#83#154-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
16 h
#80#132-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
16 h
#93#146-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
16 h
#90#162-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
16 h
#102#170-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
16 h
#93#162-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
16 h
#89#162-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
17 h
#100#151-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
1 d
#101#162-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
1 d
#90#165-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
1 d
#121#162-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
1 d
#103#162-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
1 d
#89#162-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
1 d
#90#162-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
1 d
#93#162-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
1 d
#103#162-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
1 d
#89#158-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#81#150-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
1 d
#93#158-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
1 d
#93#158-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 d
#92#166-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
1 d
#88#158-
    
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
2 d
#90#162-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
2 d
#93#162-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
2 d
#159#166-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
2 d
#93#165-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
2 d
#101#166-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
2 d
#89#166-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#93#166-
    
Jacob WayneJ. Wayne
Lineups
2 d
#89#166-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
#89#164-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
2 d
#107#166-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#93#166-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
SleeperWire
2 d
#93#166-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
2 d
#107#166-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
2 d
#93#166-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 d
#93#185-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
3 d
#89#166-
    
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
3 d
#62#186-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 d
#98#167-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 d
#121#166-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#126#166-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
3 d
#121#106-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
4 d
#107#166-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
4 d
#61#149-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
4 d
#87#158-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
4 d
#100#166-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
James White
RB - NE
Jared Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - NO
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIA
5 rush, 22 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
7 tar, 5 rec, 80 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at SEA
at LV
5 tar, 2 rec, 13 yds, 1 td
Week 3 vs. LV
vs. GB
3 tar, 2 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at KC
3 rush, 21 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
at DET
Week 5BYE WEEK vs. LAC
3 tar, 2 rec, 52 yds, 1 td
Week 6 vs. DEN
4 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 8 rec, 65 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. SF
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
vs. CAR
4 tar, 3 rec, 32 yds, 1 td
Week 8 at BUF
2 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 35 yds, 0 td
at CHI
7 tar, 5 rec, 51 yds, 1 td
Week 9 at NYJ
2 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
at TB
3 tar, 2 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
Week 10 vs. BAL
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
vs. SF
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at HOU
5 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 6 rec, 64 yds, 0 td
vs. ATL
1 tar, 1 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. ARI
5 rush, 18 yds, 2 td
1 tar, 1 rec, -1 yds, 0 td
at DEN
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at LAC at ATL
Week 14 at LAR at PHI
Week 15 at MIA vs. KC
Week 16 vs. BUF vs. MIN
Week 17 vs. NYJ at CAR
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
James White
RB - NE
Jared Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - NO
2020 Points 
Week 15.28.0
Week 27.3
Week 32.1
Week 45.9
Week 511.2
Week 67.3
Week 70.39.2
Week 83.511.1
Week 92.41.0
Week 100.80.0
Week 118.30.6
Week 1213.70.0
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total47.450.5
Average5.35.1
Player Targets Comparison
 
James White
RB - NE
Jared Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - NO
2020 Targets 
Week 137
Week 25
Week 33
Week 48
Week 53
Week 69
Week 714
Week 847
Week 953
Week 1022
Week 1191
Week 1212
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
James White
RB - NE
at LAC, Sun 4pm EST
Jared Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - NO
at ATL, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Despite the fact that Harris has been a very good running back on the ground, we were reminded why it's tricky to evaluate him last week. Since taking over the starting job, Harris has averaged 13.8 carries per game. Heck, let's pretend that number has been 16.0 just for this exercise. He's failed to receive a target in four of the last five games, so we can't count on that. Even if Harris gets 16 carries and averages a rock-star-like 5.0 yards per carry, he ends the game with 80 yards. If he doesn't score, he's not getting into startable territory, especially in PPR formats. The Chargers have allowed 1.0 rushing touchdown per game this year, which is tied for 15th. Going back to what we were just talking about, the Chargers have allowed 4.98 yards per carry, which is the third-most in the NFL. So, that 5.0 yards per carry I mentioned was very relevant. There have been nine running backs who've totaled at least 61 yards on the ground against them. Harris should be considered an RB3 right now who's extremely touchdown dependent because of how little he's used in the passing game. As for White, he could have a decent outlook in this game. Running backs have been targeted 22.7 percent of the time against the Chargers, which ranks as the second-highest mark in the NFL. We were hoping that with Rex Burkhead out of the lineup that we'd see more targets for White, and we got them in Week 11 when he saw nine of them, but he followed that up with just one target last week. Fortunately, he snuck into the end zone twice on just five carries, which is something we'll likely never get again, as White had just eight rushing touchdowns over the course of his 86-game career coming into that game. We need the passing game usage, so Week 12 was certainly a letdown. White should be considered a high-end RB4 in fantasy right now who apparently has a lower floor than we thought with Burkhead out of the lineup.We can put Cook in the "do not start" category moving forward, and to be fair, he's been there the last few weeks. He hasn't seen more than three targets or topped 30 yards since way back in Week 8, which is no coincidence since he hasn't played more than 26 snaps since that game. It stinks because tight ends have averaged 4.8 more half-PPR points per game against the Falcons than they do in non-Falcons games, which is the largest difference in the league. Despite the blunder by the Raiders last week, the Falcons have still allowed more fantasy points per game than any other team in the league. But again, Cook isn't playing enough to consider as anything more than a hail-mary tournament play.