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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
Jonnu Smith
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
at CIN, Sun 1pm EST
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Oct 29th, 2020
97%
Recommended by
74 of 76 experts
3%
Recommended by
2 of 76 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 72# 135-
Best Rank# 45# 95-
Worst Rank# 98# 192-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CIN at CAR-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. TEs perform better than their average vs CINThis is a 1 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs CAR-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total54.340.1-
Avg Game9.15.7-
Week 70.95.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather-
    
Expert Ranks 
Jonnu SmithRussell GageAdd Player
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
2 m
#82#121-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
30 m
#82#133-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
2 h
#106#134-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 h
#85#136-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 h
#82#135-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 h
#56#136-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
3 h
#82#135-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
3 h
#56#135-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
4 h
#85-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
4 h
#82#125-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
5 h
#82#133-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
6 h
#82#136-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
6 h
#69#136-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
7 h
#85#130-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
7 h
#82#139-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
7 h
#46#134-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
8 h
#82#135-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
8 h
#56#138-
    
Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
8 h
#69#113-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
8 h
#56#135-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
9 h
#82#138-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
9 h
#69#119-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
9 h
#85#145-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
9 h
#56#108-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
9 h
#56#145-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
9 h
#82#145-
    
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
10 h
#103#107-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
10 h
#56#192-
    
Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
11 h
#85#94-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
12 h
#46#134-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
12 h
#93#136-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
12 h
#56#135-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
12 h
#69#126-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
12 h
#56#125-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
12 h
#85#136-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
13 h
#82-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
13 h
#82#132-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
13 h
#82#123-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
13 h
#82#134-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
13 h
#82#109-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
13 h
#56#109-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
13 h
#93#92-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
14 h
#82#144-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
14 h
#69#135-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
14 h
#89#132-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
16 h
#69#123-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
17 h
#56#100-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
18 h
#85#139-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
18 h
#82#136-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
18 h
#85#126-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
19 h
#82#133-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
21 h
#64#133-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
22 h
#69#141-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
1 d
#84#130-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
1 d
#98#95-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
1 d
#69-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#69#163-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
1 d
#85#125-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
1 d
#82#135-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#56#134-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
1 d
#84#133-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
1 d
#69#130-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#91#133-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#84#107-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
1 d
#45#98-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
1 d
#69#177-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 d
#69#141-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#63#128-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#84#121-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 d
#69#130-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#69#130-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#85#127-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
2 d
#64#124-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#43#94-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
2 d
#67#114-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
2 d
#67#113-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
Jonnu Smith
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN
7 tar, 4 rec, 36 yds, 1 td
vs. SEA
12 tar, 9 rec, 114 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. JAC
5 tar, 4 rec, 84 yds, 2 td
at DAL
9 tar, 6 rec, 46 yds, 1 td
Week 3 at MIN
8 tar, 5 rec, 61 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
3 tar, 2 rec, 26 yds, 0 td
Week 4BYE WEEK at GB
3 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. BUF
7 tar, 5 rec, 40 yds, 2 td
vs. CAR
5 tar, 2 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. HOU
2 tar, 1 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
at MIN
4 tar, 4 rec, 65 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. PIT
4 tar, 1 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
7 tar, 6 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at CIN at CAR
Week 9 vs. CHI vs. DEN
Week 10 vs. INDBYE WEEK
Week 11 at BAL at NO
Week 12 at IND vs. LV
Week 13 vs. CLE vs. NO
Week 14 at JAC at LAC
Week 15 vs. DET vs. TB
Week 16 at GB at KC
Week 17 at HOU at TB
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
Jonnu Smith
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Points 
Week 19.611.4
Week 220.410.6
Week 36.12.6
Week 42.0
Week 516.01.6
Week 61.36.5
Week 70.95.4
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total54.340.1
Average9.15.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
Jonnu Smith
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Targets 
Week 1712
Week 259
Week 383
Week 43
Week 575
Week 624
Week 747
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
Jonnu Smith
Jonnu Smith
TE - TEN
at CIN, Sun 1pm EST
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Smith laid en egg with one reception for nine yards last week against a tough Steelers D. He should rebound against the Bengals 31st ranked fantasy tight end defense. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 We talked about Gage the last two weeks, saying he is a fine bye week replacement now that Julio Jones is back in the lineup, as he just makes the entire offense run that much smoother. Gage has caught 10 balls for 119 yards over the last two games, which is perfect for someone who's available on most waiver wires. The matchup this week is tougher than we expected. The Panthers have Corn Elder covering the slot, and he's done a good job, allowing just 10 catches for 52 yards and no touchdowns on 16 targets. The only slot-heavy receiver who produced against them was Keenan Allen, who did most of his damage outside of Elder's coverage. Knowing the Panthers have allowed the second-fewest yards per reception and the sixth-fewest fantasy points per game to wide receivers, it may not be the best time to play him as anything more than a WR5 with minimal upside.