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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  O.J. HowardO. Howard
TE - TB
O.J. Howard
at DEN, Sun 4pm EDT
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 26th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 141# 205-
Best Rank# 80# 191-
Worst Rank# 191# 265-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at DEN vs. HOU-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs DENThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs HOU-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total10.70.7-
Avg Game5.40.4-
Week 21.10.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather64 F, Partly Cloudy75 F, Clear-
    
Expert Ranks 
O.J. HowardJaylen SamuelsAdd Player
    
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
49 m
#164#212-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
1 h
#154-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 h
#154-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
3 h
#131#207-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
4 h
#164#203-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
4 h
#130#211-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
5 h
#133#290-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
7 h
#154#213-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
7 h
#154#234-
    
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
7 h
#142#207-
    
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
7 h
#159#238-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
8 h
#131#207-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
8 h
#130#208-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
8 h
#164#238-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
8 h
#159-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
9 h
#131#207-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
9 h
#124#215-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
9 h
#131#204-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
10 h
#130#207-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
10 h
#159#260-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
10 h
#154#236-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
10 h
#118-
    
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
11 h
#130#200-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
11 h
#164#239-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
11 h
#139-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
11 h
#154#196-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
12 h
#164#207-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
12 h
#130#199-
    
12 h
#131#206-
    
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
12 h
#159-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
12 h
#142#201-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
13 h
#162-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
13 h
#154#194-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
13 h
#130-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
14 h
#141-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
14 h
#130#201-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
14 h
#156#191-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
15 h
#156#245-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
16 h
#156#265-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
16 h
#146#196-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
16 h
#158#239-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
17 h
#158#217-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
18 h
#133#208-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
18 h
#146#213-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
18 h
#159-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
19 h
#134#215-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
19 h
#135#216-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
19 h
#155#232-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
19 h
#155#219-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
19 h
#131#221-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
21 h
#136#187-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
21 h
#131#208-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
22 h
#133#216-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
22 h
#171-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
1 d
#133#212-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
1 d
#133#259-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
1 d
#133#204-
    
Wolf of Roto StreetW. of R...
Roto Street Journal
1 d
#146-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#111#203-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#163#236-
    
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 d
#129#214-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#129#207-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
2 d
#140#216-
    
Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
2 d
#163#236-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 d
#156#246-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
2 d
#157#218-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
2 d
#191#251-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
2 d
#169#214-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#137#212-
    
Jacob WayneJ. Wayne
Lineups
2 d
#117#205-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
2 d
#145#219-
    
Dale DeMottD. DeMott
Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
2 d
#156#217-
    
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
2 d
#145#214-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
2 d
#143#210-
    
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 d
#145#220-
    
Scott AtkinsS. Atkins
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#147#217-
    
Site RankingsS. Rank...
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#143#221-
    
Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
2 d
#147#217-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
2 d
#147#235-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#129#209-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
2 d
#140#208-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#140#215-
    
Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
2 d
#156#235-
    
Thor AkerleyT. Akerley
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#137#216-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
2 d
#147#257-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
2 d
#156#225-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
2 d
#169#257-
    
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#163#240-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
2 d
#143#191-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#169#220-
    
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#164#214-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 d
#129#209-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 d
#156#219-
    
Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
2 d
#147#206-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
2 d
#129#217-
    
The FFGhostT. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
2 d
#145#217-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
2 d
#109#203-
    
Matt De LimaM. De Lima
FullTime Fantasy
2 d
#109#226-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
2 d
#129#217-
    
Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#80-
    
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
#129#213-
    
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
2 d
#129#217-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 d
#129#210-
    
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 d
#143-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 d
#129#224-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#147-
    
Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
2 d
#131#216-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#129#203-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 d
#111#210-
    
Jason SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 d
#124#214-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
2 d
#140#220-
    
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
2 d
#147#217-
    
Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
2 d
#156-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
2 d
#145#225-
    
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 d
#143#202-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
#156#234-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
2 d
#137#177-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
2 d
#145#207-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
2 d
#145#214-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 d
#156#220-
    
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#143#217-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
2 d
#140#209-
    
Jonathan StoneJ. Stone
The Hateful 8
2 d
#129#234-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#145#217-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#140#212-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#129#217-
    
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
2 d
#145#217-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
2 d
#156-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 d
#140#217-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
2 d
#129#215-
    
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
2 d
#145#217-
    
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
2 d
#117-
    
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 d
#155#218-
    
David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
2 d
#136#209-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
2 d
#129#220-
    
Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
2 d
#129-
    
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
2 d
#169#219-
    
Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
2 d
#144#218-
    
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
2 d
#140#217-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
2 d
#141#210-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#117-
    
2 d
#130#204-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#157#216-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
2 d
#130#218-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
2 d
#138#215-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
2 d
#159#216-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
2 d
#156#217-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
2 d
#137-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
3 d
#137#221-
    
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
3 d
#137#219-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
3 d
#153#223-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
4 d
#156#220-
    
Kyle EnglishK. English
Reality Sports
4 d
#153#219-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
  O.J. HowardO. Howard
TE - TB
O.J. Howard
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NO
6 tar, 4 rec, 36 yds, 1 td
at NYG
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. CAR
vs. DEN
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at DEN vs. HOU
Week 4 vs. LAC at TEN
Week 5 at CHI vs. PHI
Week 6 vs. GB vs. CLE
Week 7 at LV at BAL
Week 8 at NYGBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. NO at DAL
Week 10 at CAR vs. CIN
Week 11 vs. LAR at JAC
Week 12 vs. KC vs. BAL
Week 13BYE WEEK vs. WAS
Week 14 vs. MIN at BUF
Week 15 at ATL at CIN
Week 16 at DET vs. IND
Week 17 vs. ATL at CLE
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  O.J. HowardO. Howard
TE - TB
O.J. Howard
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
2020 Points 
Week 19.60.3
Week 21.10.4
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total10.70.7
Average5.40.4
Player Targets Comparison
  O.J. HowardO. Howard
TE - TB
O.J. Howard
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
2020 Targets 
Week 161
Week 232
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  O.J. HowardO. Howard
TE - TB
O.J. Howard
at DEN, Sun 4pm EDT
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Howard is the receiving option in this Bucs TE room, but he's not necessarily someone that you can rely on week in and week out just yet. This situation is a mess for fantasy managers to try and figure out and it might be best to just leave Howard on your bench or even your waiver wire in 1TE formats. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
This is a timeshare, plain and simple. While Gronkowski has played 25 more snaps, he's only run five more routes than Howard. For the second straight game, Howard has out-targeted and out-produced him, though that didn't mean much in Week 2. Still, if you're considering one, it has to be Howard. Unfortunately, this isn't a very attractive matchup. The Broncos have allowed the 11th-most fantasy points to tight ends, thanks to two Titans tight end touchdowns, but if you look closer, they've allowed just 5.18 yards per target to them, which ranks as the seventh-lowest number in the league. Justin Simmons has been one of the better cover safeties in the game, and Kareem Jackson was a former slot cornerback. Considering these two are in a timeshare, it's best to avoid, especially when we saw the floor last week in a plus matchup against the Panthers where they combined for one catch and 11 yards.