Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Josh Gordon or LeSean McCoy

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Josh Gordon
WR - NE
Josh Gordon
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EDT
LeSean McCoy
RB - KC
LeSean McCoy
vs. BAL, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 57# 62-
Best Rank# 40# 32-
Worst Rank# 82# 108-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. NYJ vs. BAL-
Matchup Rank1132-
Matchup Rating-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total15.211.6-
Avg Game7.65.8-
Week 21.92.3-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather77 F, Partly Cloudy70 F, Rain-
    
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  Josh Gordon
WR - NE
Josh Gordon
LeSean McCoy
RB - KC
LeSean McCoy
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. PIT
4 tar, 3 rec, 73 yds, 1 td
at JAC
10 rush, 81 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at MIA
5 tar, 2 rec, 19 yds, 0 td
at OAK
11 rush, 23 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. NYJ vs. BAL
Week 4 at BUF at DET
Week 5 at WAS vs. IND
Week 6 vs. NYG vs. HOU
Week 7 at NYJ at DEN
Week 8 vs. CLE vs. GB
Week 9 at BAL vs. MIN
Week 10BYE WEEK at TEN
Week 11 at PHI at LAC
Week 12 vs. DALBYE WEEK
Week 13 at HOU vs. OAK
Week 14 vs. KC at NE
Week 15 at CIN vs. DEN
Week 16 vs. BUF at CHI
Week 17 vs. MIA vs. LAC
  Josh Gordon
WR - NE
Josh Gordon
LeSean McCoy
RB - KC
LeSean McCoy
2019 Points 
Week 113.39.3
Week 21.92.3
Week 3
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Week 17
  Josh Gordon
WR - NE
Josh Gordon
LeSean McCoy
RB - KC
LeSean McCoy
2019 Targets 
Week 141
Week 253
Week 3
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Week 17
  Josh Gordon
WR - NE
Josh Gordon
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EDT
LeSean McCoy
RB - KC
LeSean McCoy
vs. BAL, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
Gordon had just two catches for 19 yards in Antonio Brown's first game as a Patriot, and while it's too soon to say that Gordon is now merely a situational deep threat, his level of involvement in the offense is uncertain heading into Week 3. Gordon's pure talent and strong team context -- along with a plus matchup -- are enough to keep him on the WR3/flex radar, but he's now looking like more of a boom-or-bust fantasy option.McCoy is still on the short end of a running back committee with Damien Williams, although it looks to be getting closer and closer to a 50-50 split. Williams' passing down role gives him the current edge as a flex option, but both players are capable of being utilized in all phases of the game. McCoy came away with an ankle injury last week, and while it isn't considered serious, his status will need to be monitored throughout the week. If he and Damien Williams (knee) both play, he's a solid RB3/flex in what could be the highest-scoring game of the week. If McCoy plays and Williams sits, McCoy is a bonafide RB2.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Gordon had his fantasy value plummet last week with Brown in the game, we'll see if that changes against the Jets bad defense this week. Gordon is a boom / bust WR3. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Many will want to move on from Gordon after his two-catch, 19-yard performance against the Dolphins, but you shouldn't be one of them. He was second to only Brown in targets and saw a whole lot of Xavien Howard in that game. Now that opponents have seen Brown play, he's going to get the No. 1 treatment from opposing defenses. Fortunately, the Jets don't have a true No. 1 cornerback. In fact, they may not have a cornerback who'd be starting on most rosters. If the alignment remains the same, Gordon will see a lot of Darryl Roberts in coverage. He's a former seventh-round pick who's never seen more than 53 targets in a single season. Over the last 18 games with the Jets, he's allowed five touchdowns on just 65 targets in coverage. Gordon won't be nearly as consistent with Brown on the field, but he's going to have some big weeks. This could/should be one of them. Keep him in lineups as a high-upside WR3 who makes for a great tournament option.