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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Oct 28th, 2020
94%
Recommended by
48 of 51 experts
6%
Recommended by
3 of 51 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 39# 66-
Best Rank# 33# 47-
Worst Rank# 58# 87-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at BUF at CAR-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs BUFThis is a 1 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs CAR-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec20.122.3
Rec Yds214.4203.8
Rec TD1.51.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total35.240.1-
Avg Game5.95.7-
Avg Projection6.35.0-
Week 71.35.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather-
    
Expert Ranks 
Julian EdelmanRussell GageAdd Player
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
29 m
#48#61-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
54 m
#48#67-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 h
#48#61-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 h
#38-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 h
#49#68-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 h
#49#52-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 h
#32#62-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
3 h
#44#71-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
4 h
#39#69-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
4 h
#33#63-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
4 h
#32#54-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
4 h
#40#66-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
6 h
#37#68-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
7 h
#38#72-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
10 h
#48#68-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
11 h
#37#68-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
11 h
#42#68-
    
Site ProjectionsS. Proj...
numberFire
12 h
#49#68-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
15 h
#40#67-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
15 h
#34#49-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
15 h
#42-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
15 h
#39#68-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
15 h
#38#84-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
15 h
#41#62-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
16 h
#39#68-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
16 h
#40#64-
    
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
17 h
#58#55-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
17 h
#47#68-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
18 h
#42#67-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
18 h
#39#68-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
18 h
#53#58-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
19 h
#37#67-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
20 h
#39#68-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
20 h
#30#53-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
21 h
#47-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
21 h
#36#50-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
21 h
#40#87-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
22 h
#42#72-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
22 h
#37#65-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
22 h
#41#61-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
23 h
#36#67-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
24 h
#40#67-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
1 d
#37#65-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
1 d
#37#65-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#48#59-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
1 d
#35#63-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#37#75-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#45-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
1 d
#39#63-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
1 d
#34#62-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#34#49-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIA
7 tar, 5 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 23 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
12 tar, 9 rec, 114 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at SEA
11 tar, 8 rec, 179 yds, 0 td
at DAL
9 tar, 6 rec, 46 yds, 1 td
Week 3 vs. LV
6 tar, 2 rec, 23 yds, 0 td
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
3 tar, 2 rec, 26 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at KC
6 tar, 3 rec, 35 yds, 0 td
at GB
3 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 5BYE WEEK vs. CAR
5 tar, 2 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. DEN
6 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
at MIN
4 tar, 4 rec, 65 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. SF
3 tar, 1 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
7 tar, 6 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at BUF at CAR
Week 9 at NYJ vs. DEN
Week 10 vs. BALBYE WEEK
Week 11 at HOU at NO
Week 12 vs. ARI vs. LV
Week 13 at LAC vs. NO
Week 14 at LAR at LAC
Week 15 at MIA vs. TB
Week 16 vs. BUF at KC
Week 17 vs. NYJ at TB
Player Projections Comparison
 
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions4.03.9
Rec Yards48.739.1
Rec TDs0.20.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.40.1
Rush Yards3.00.6
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points6.35.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Points 
Week 18.011.4
Week 217.910.6
Week 32.22.6
Week 43.52.0
Week 51.6
Week 62.36.5
Week 71.35.4
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total35.240.1
Average5.95.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Targets 
Week 1712
Week 2119
Week 363
Week 463
Week 55
Week 664
Week 737
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
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.