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Experts' Pick
 
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Tyler BoydT. Boyd
WR - CIN
Tyler Boyd
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 24th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 13# 61-
Best Rank# 10# 49-
Worst Rank# 22# 68-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at PHI at PHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform worse than their average vs PHIThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs PHI-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total13.716.5-
Avg Game6.98.3-
Week 28.613.2-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather81 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.81 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Tyler BoydT. Boyd
WR - CIN
Tyler Boyd
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC
19 rush, 69 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
vs. LAC
5 tar, 4 rec, 33 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at CLE
16 rush, 46 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
at CLE
8 tar, 7 rec, 72 yds, 1 td
Week 3 at PHI at PHI
Week 4 vs. JAC vs. JAC
Week 5 at BAL at BAL
Week 6 at IND at IND
Week 7 vs. CLE vs. CLE
Week 8 vs. TEN vs. TEN
Week 9BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 10 at PIT at PIT
Week 11 at WAS at WAS
Week 12 vs. NYG vs. NYG
Week 13 at MIA at MIA
Week 14 vs. DAL vs. DAL
Week 15 vs. PIT vs. PIT
Week 16 at HOU at HOU
Week 17 vs. BAL vs. BAL
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Tyler BoydT. Boyd
WR - CIN
Tyler Boyd
2020 Points 
Week 15.13.3
Week 28.613.2
Week 3
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Total13.716.5
Average6.98.3
Player Targets Comparison
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Tyler BoydT. Boyd
WR - CIN
Tyler Boyd
2020 Targets 
Week 125
Week 248
Week 3
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Notes for Player Combination
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Tyler BoydT. Boyd
WR - CIN
Tyler Boyd
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He's scored just 16.2 half PPR points through two games, which is not what fantasy enthusiasts had in mind when they drafted him in the first round. The offensive line does have a few new parts and may take some time to gel, but the biggest concern with Mixon is that he's conceding a lot of passing-down work to Giovani Bernard. To this point, Mixon has run 44 routes, while Bernard has run 41 routes. With that being said, Mixon has totaled just six targets on 97 pass attempts by Burrow (6.2 percent target share) while Bernard has seen 12 targets. Teams have chosen to run the ball against the Eagles, as Washington and the Rams ran the ball on 54.7 percent of their plays. Their running backs amassed 55 carries and 204 yards with three rushing touchdowns over the last two weeks, and we can't pretend they have the most talented units or offensive lines. The problem here is gamescript with Mixon, as the Bengals are 6.5-point underdogs, which would not favor his role as the early-down back. He should still get goal-line touches against a team that's allowed 64 points in their first two games. Mixon should remain in lineups as a high-end RB2.After many panicked based on his Week 1 usage, Boyd reminded fantasy owners that he's still a very large part of this offense with his seven-catch, 72-yard, one-touchdown performance in Week 2. That was a smash spot, though, as he was playing against a backup slot cornerback. This week, it's going to be a lot different, as the Eagles went out and acquired one of the best slot cornerbacks in the game. Nickell Robey-Coleman has been a thorn in receivers' side, allowing just a 61.9 percent completion rate, which is low for a slot cornerback, and 6.04 yards per target in his coverage. To be fair, Boyd did play against him last year while he was on the Rams and posted a 6/65/0 line on nine targets, so it wasn't a complete waste. We're probably looking at a situation similar to Cooper Kupp last week, who wound up with five catches for 81 yards. This is not the plus matchup it was for wide receivers last year, so don't let anyone tell you that. Boyd should be considered a low-upside WR3 in this game.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Eagles are just 17th against fantasy running backs, Mixon is a low-end RB1 play at Philly this week.Boyd hasn't made many big plays this season, but he did have 7 receptions for 72 yards and a touchdown last week. Consider him a WR3 on the road against a suspect Eagles secondary.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
From a talent perspective, Mixon belongs in the conversation with the best of the best in the NFL. However, for fantasy football, he's not being utilized fully properly to be a top-tier option week in and week out. Even though Mixon saw four targets last week, he was game-scripted out for Gio Bernard eventually. Until Zac Taylor chooses to put the superior talent on the field for every situation, Mixon needs to be viewed as a low-end RB1/high-end RB2. This is a tough matchup for him, but he should see enough volume to return that value this week.Boyd put together a solid outing for fantasy football last week against the Browns, but he should be viewed as nothing more than a high-end WR3 in this matchup. Burrow should be under duress all game long and the Eagles are a very stingy secondary when it comes to fantasy points allowed right now. Boyd still deserves to be in your starting lineup, but we need to temper our expectations for him in this matchup.