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Experts' Pick
 
  Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
vs. LV, Sun 1pm 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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2 of 154 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 52# 72-
Best Rank# 35# 60-
Worst Rank# 70# 85-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. LV vs. HOU-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform better than their average vs LVThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs HOU-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att16.323.7
Rush Yds80132
Rush TD1.30.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total8.10.7-
Avg Game4.10.4-
Avg Projection5.11.6-
Week 24.90.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather75 F, Partly Cloudy75 F, Clear-
    
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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Richard KingR. King
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3 d
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIA
7 rush, 32 yds, 0 td
at NYG
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at SEA
vs. DEN
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. LV vs. HOU
Week 4 at KC at TEN
Week 5 vs. DEN vs. PHI
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. CLE
Week 7 vs. SF at BAL
Week 8 at BUFBYE WEEK
Week 9 at NYJ at DAL
Week 10 vs. BAL vs. CIN
Week 11 at HOU at JAC
Week 12 vs. ARI vs. BAL
Week 13 at LAC vs. WAS
Week 14 at LAR at BUF
Week 15 at MIA at CIN
Week 16 vs. BUF vs. IND
Week 17 vs. NYJ at CLE
Player Projections Comparison
  Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
vs. LV, Sun 1pm EDT
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts5.61.5
Rush Yards20.94.7
Rush TDs0.20.0
   
Receiving
   
Receptions2.01.2
Rec Yards18.58.8
Rec TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points5.11.6
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
2020 Points 
Week 13.20.3
Week 24.90.4
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
Total8.10.7
Average4.10.4
Player Targets Comparison
  Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
2020 Targets 
Week 101
Week 262
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
  Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
vs. LV, Sun 1pm EDT
Jaylen SamuelsJ. Samuels
RB - PIT
Jaylen Samuels
vs. HOU, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It was incredibly sad to hear about White's personal tragedy last week, so I want to send nothing but positive thoughts to him and his family. He is expected to be back with the team for this game, so we'll move forward assuming he does. Michel has picked up right where he left off last year, averaging just 3.3 yards per carry and not catching a single pass. It's brutal, too, as Cam Newton's presence should be opening holes up for him. It's worth noting that he's faced 8-plus man defensive fronts on 41.2 percent of his carries, which is the fourth-highest mark in the league. According to NFL's NextGenStats, he's getting almost exactly what he's been expected to, though that doesn't soak up fantasy owners' tears. In a game they're six-point favorites against a team that has allowed 4.66 yards per carry and four rushing touchdowns on just 41 carries, he must be under consideration as a mid-to-low-end RB3 who comes with touchdown upside. Guys, Newton isn't going to rush for two touchdowns every game. That same Raiders team that's allowed a lot of rushing totals has allowed a massive 9.83 targets to running backs, and that's something we continually saw last year, as they allowed the fourth-most fantasy points through the air to running backs. We don't know how much White will be involved, so it's a tough week to rank him, but given the matchup, he should offer high-end RB4 value in PPR formats. Burkhead has been even less efficient than Michel and will concede the passing down work to White, so he's droppable.