Who Should I Start? - Week 7

Jordy Nelson or Sammy Watkins

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jordy NelsonJ. Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
vs. NO, Sun 1pm EDT
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - LAR
Sammy Watkins
vs. ARI, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 12# 37-
Best Rank# 5# 27-
Worst Rank# 36# 54-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. NO vs. ARI-
Matchup Rank73-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec15.119.1
Rec Yds181.6225.7
Rec TD1.11.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total65.034.2-
Avg Game13.05.7-
Avg Projection9.16.2-
Week 66.01.1-
    
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Injury Alert-
Weather53 F, Light Rain50 F, Clear-
    
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  Jordy NelsonJ. Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - LAR
Sammy Watkins
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA
8 tar, 7 rec, 79 yds, 1 td
vs. IND
5 tar, 5 rec, 58 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at ATL
vs. WAS
2 tar, 2 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CIN
9 tar, 6 rec, 52 yds, 2 td
at SF
7 tar, 6 rec, 106 yds, 2 td
Week 4 vs. CHI
7 tar, 4 rec, 75 yds, 2 td
at DAL
2 tar, 1 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at DAL
4 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 1 td
vs. SEA
4 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at MIN
10 tar, 6 rec, 60 yds, 0 td
at JAC
4 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. NO vs. ARI
Week 8BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. DET at NYG
Week 10 at CHI vs. HOU
Week 11 vs. BAL at MIN
Week 12 at PIT vs. NO
Week 13 vs. TB at ARI
Week 14 at CLE vs. PHI
Week 15 at CAR at SEA
Week 16 vs. MIN at TEN
Week 17 at DET vs. SF
  Jordy NelsonJ. Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
vs. NO, Sun 1pm EDT
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - LAR
Sammy Watkins
vs. ARI, Sun 1pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions4.63.2
Rec Yards62.346.2
Rec TDs0.50.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points9.16.2
   
  Jordy NelsonJ. Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - LAR
Sammy Watkins
2017 Points 
Week 113.95.8
Week 23.0
Week 317.222.6
Week 419.51.7
Week 58.40.0
Week 66.01.1
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Jordy NelsonJ. Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - LAR
Sammy Watkins
2017 Targets 
Week 185
Week 22
Week 397
Week 472
Week 544
Week 6104
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Jordy NelsonJ. Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
vs. NO, Sun 1pm EDT
Sammy WatkinsS. Watkins
WR - LAR
Sammy Watkins
vs. ARI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
 Coach Bruce Arians said CB Patrick Peterson (quad) has looked "fine" and will play Week 7 against the Rams.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Were Aaron Rodgers healthy, Nelson would be his typical solid WR1 play, as the Saints allow the sixth-most fantasy points to opposing wide receivers. But with Brett Hundley under center, Nelson has to be downgraded. Working in Nelson's favor is that he was generally targeted on shorter routes this year, which should favor targets from the young quarterback. But he'll also likely draw Marshon Lattimore, which could lead Hundley to avoid that matchup as much as possible. For now, consider Nelson a borderline WR1/2, and hope that he and Hundley show a strong connection.Watkins has two catches on six targets for 28 yards over his last three games, and is simply not a part of the Rams' offensive gameplan. The Arizona secondary gives up plenty of points to opposing wide receivers, but Patrick Peterson is still capable of locking down any foe. Peterson should play through an injury this week, and will likely be matched up against Watkins. Given that Jared Goff seems to avoid the opposing team's top cornerback, it's likely that Watkins' targets will continue to be limited on Sunday, and he should again be considered only a desperation play.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 Sammy Watkins had a talk with Sean McVay about getting more targets and that led to just four targets against the Jaguars last week. He's going to struggle again if Patrick Peterson is out there, as Peterson has shut down every receiver he's played against this year. If Peterson plays, Watkins belongs on fantasy benches. If Peterson is misses this game, Watkins needs to be in lineups as a WR3 with upside.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Nelson will be hurt by the loss of QB Aaron Rodgers, but he should maintain WR1 value at home against a bad Saints D.