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Jimmy Graham or Greg Olsen

Who Should I Start? - Week 12

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Jimmy GrahamJ. Graham
TE - GB
Jimmy Graham
at SF, Sun 8pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Nov 22nd, 2019
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 5# 18-
Best Rank# 4# 14-
Worst Rank# 10# 25-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at NO at SF-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. TEs perform close to their average vs NOThis is a 1 star matchup. TEs perform worse than their average vs SF-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec17.313.5
Rec Yds193.3133.5
Rec TD1.10.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total60.649.0-
Avg Game6.14.9-
Avg Projection6.44.1-
Week 115.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor69 F, Clear throughout the day.-
    
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  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jimmy GrahamJ. Graham
TE - GB
Jimmy Graham
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAR
9 tar, 4 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
at CHI
6 tar, 3 rec, 30 yds, 1 td
Week 2 vs. TB
9 tar, 6 rec, 110 yds, 0 td
vs. MIN
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at ARI
7 tar, 6 rec, 75 yds, 2 td
vs. DEN
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at HOU
4 tar, 2 rec, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
9 tar, 6 rec, 61 yds, 1 td
Week 5 vs. JAC
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
at DAL
3 tar, 3 rec, 41 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at TB
7 tar, 4 rec, 52 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
5 tar, 2 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. OAK
4 tar, 4 rec, 65 yds, 1 td
Week 8 at SF
2 tar, 2 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
at KC
5 tar, 3 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. TEN
5 tar, 3 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
at LAC
4 tar, 4 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at GB
10 tar, 8 rec, 98 yds, 0 td
vs. CAR
4 tar, 2 rec, 59 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. ATL
5 tar, 5 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 12 at NO at SF
Week 13 vs. WAS at NYG
Week 14 at ATL vs. WAS
Week 15 vs. SEA vs. CHI
Week 16 at IND at MIN
Week 17 vs. NO at DET
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Jimmy GrahamJ. Graham
TE - GB
Jimmy Graham
at SF, Sun 8pm EST
Receiving
   
Receptions4.43.0
Rec Yards52.133.1
Rec TDs0.20.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points6.44.1
   
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jimmy GrahamJ. Graham
TE - GB
Jimmy Graham
2019 Points 
Week 13.69.0
Week 211.00.0
Week 319.50.0
Week 40.512.1
Week 50.04.1
Week 65.21.7
Week 712.5
Week 81.32.0
Week 94.01.7
Week 109.85.9
Week 115.7
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Jimmy GrahamJ. Graham
TE - GB
Jimmy Graham
2019 Targets 
Week 196
Week 291
Week 371
Week 449
Week 523
Week 675
Week 74
Week 825
Week 954
Week 10104
Week 115
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Jimmy GrahamJ. Graham
TE - GB
Jimmy Graham
at SF, Sun 8pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He's been really good over the last two weeks, hauling in 13-of-15 targets for 155 yards, though he hasn't scored outside of the Cardinals game back in Week 3. That seems to be a theme with non-McCaffrey Panthers skill-position players. The Saints have not been a matchup to target with tight ends over the last two years, as they allowed the eighth-fewest points to them in 2018 and the 10th-fewest in 2019. We did see a glitch in the matrix last week, however, as Cameron Brate racked-up 10 catches for 73 yards against them. Is this a product of them missing Marshon Lattimore? Does it have a butterfly effect on everyone else? The Panthers are going to struggle to move the ball on the ground in New Orleans, so when you combine that with his 21 targets over the last three weeks, it's tough to say he doesn't belong in the low-end TE1 conversation, though he has a lower ceiling than most in that range.It's somewhat painful watching Graham move the way he is, as it's easy to remember the days of him as a freak athlete who moved much faster than someone his size should've. He's seen more than five targets just once this year, and keep in mind that's with injuries to Adams and Valdes-Scantling. The 49ers have been the least attractive matchup in the league for tight ends, allowing just 4.53 yards per target. By comparison, no other team has allowed less than 5.85 yards per target. They've allowed just 23.1 yards per game to the position. Think about that for a minute. We're now talking about a span of 10 games, so the sample size is solid. Outside of Jacob Hollister's performance in Week 10, they have not allowed another tight end to post double-digit PPR points. Graham is not a recommended streamer.
Zach Brunner
FantasyPros
Olsen has been used more over the past few weeks, but he still has only found the end zone against the Cardinals this season, which anyone can do. Just look at OJ Howard. The Panthers will likely have to pass a lot, which helps Olsen's outlook, but his name is still the most valuable thing about him. He's a fringe TE1 option.The 49ers are second-best against TEs this season and it's possible the Packers get rookie TE Jace Sternberger a little involved this week, which obviously both hurts Graham's value. He is not catching enough passes to have starting value and the Packers seem perfecting fine with letting their RBs get the touchdowns, which was all Graham had going for him early on. He is a low end TE2 this week, who only has value with a score.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Saints are 9th against fantasy tight ends, Olsen is a boom / bust TE1 option on a struggling offense in a tough matchup.The 49ers are 2nd against fantasy tight ends, Graham probably needs a touchdown this week to be fantasy relevant.
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