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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Van JeffersonV. Jefferson
WR - LAR
Van Jefferson
at BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Recommendation

Updated: Sep 24th, 2020
83%
Recommended by
109 of 132 experts
17%
Recommended by
23 of 132 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 72# 76-
Best Rank# 67# 56-
Worst Rank# 86# 97-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at BUF at PHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs BUFThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs PHI-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec17.312.3
Rec Yds181148.3
Rec TD11.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total7.51.7-
Avg Game3.80.9-
Avg Projection3.73.3-
Week 24.40.0-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather81 F, Clear throughout the day.81 F, Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Van JeffersonV. Jefferson
WR - LAR
Van Jefferson
John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DAL
3 tar, 1 rec, 31 yds, 0 td
vs. LAC
5 tar, 2 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at PHI
at CLE
Week 3 at BUF at PHI
Week 4 vs. NYG vs. JAC
Week 5 at WAS at BAL
Week 6 at SF at IND
Week 7 vs. CHI vs. CLE
Week 8 at MIA vs. TEN
Week 9BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. SEA at PIT
Week 11 at TB at WAS
Week 12 vs. SF vs. NYG
Week 13 at ARI at MIA
Week 14 vs. NE vs. DAL
Week 15 vs. NYJ vs. PIT
Week 16 at SEA at HOU
Week 17 vs. ARI vs. BAL
Player Projections Comparison
  Van JeffersonV. Jefferson
WR - LAR
Van Jefferson
at BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions2.41.8
Rec Yards29.924.1
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.30.2
Rush Yards1.31.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points3.73.3
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Van JeffersonV. Jefferson
WR - LAR
Van Jefferson
John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
2020 Points 
Week 13.11.7
Week 24.40.0
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
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Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total7.51.7
Average3.80.9
Player Targets Comparison
  Van JeffersonV. Jefferson
WR - LAR
Van Jefferson
John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
2020 Targets 
Week 135
Week 252
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
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Notes for Player Combination
  Van JeffersonV. Jefferson
WR - LAR
Van Jefferson
at BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
John RossJ. Ross
WR - CIN
John Ross
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
You would've thought that Jefferson surpassed Reynolds based on the target numbers from Week 2, as Jefferson saw five targets while Reynolds saw two. Unfortunately, that was not the case, as Jefferson ran just 15 routes while Reynolds ran 17 of them. They're still sharing that No. 3 wide receiver role, though Jefferson should pull away with it sooner rather than later. The Bills have allowed a league-low 6.42 yards per target to wide receivers this year, so volume is paramount for a receiver to be successful. No wide receiver scored more than 12.8 PPR points against the Bills without at least eight targets last year, so feel free to avoid them in this matchup.After Ross was trusted as the clear-cut No. 3 receiver on this team in Week 1 running 37 routes to just 9 routes for Higgins, we saw a changing of the guard in Week 2 when Higgins ran 42 routes while Ross ran just 23 of them. This is clearly an open competition, and one that Ross may have lost already. For now, we should give Higgins the benefit of the doubt. Against the Eagles, you really don't want to start either of them, as they have yet to allow a receiver top 81 yards or five receptions. Keep in mind they've played against Terry McLaurin, Robert Woods, and Cooper Kupp. We'll continue to monitor this receiver corps, but neither of these two need to be rostered right now.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Van Jefferson isn't someone that's on the redraft radar just quite yet, but he's worth monitoring moving forward as he continues to get more involved in the offense.Ross has the talent to be a fine option for fantasy football, but right now he's falling down the depth chart here in Cincinnati. Ross just simply isn't seeing the necessary volume to be considered for fantasy football. He can remain on your waiver wire.