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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
at JAC, Sun 1pm EDT
vs. DEN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Expert
Percent


Updated: Sep 17th, 2021
99%
Recommended by
175 of 177 experts
1%
Recommended by
2 of 177 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 38# 76-
Best Rank# 21# 58-
Worst Rank# 67# 104-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at JAC vs. DEN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. RBs perform better than their average vs JACThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform a little worse than their average vs DEN-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total17.813.7-
Avg Game17.813.7-
Week 117.813.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor-
    
Expert Ranks 
Melvin Gordon IIIMarvin Jones Jr.Add Player
    
Mundo Fantasy MX M. Fantasy MX
Mundo Fantasy Mundo Fantasy
44 m
#35#75-
    
Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
6 h
#57#72-
    
Jordan Eisen J. Eisen
Field of Vision Sports Field of Vision Sp...
7 h
#39#74-
    
Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
8 h
#39#83-
    
Dylan Licciardo D. Licciardo
FF Gamers FF Gamers
10 h
#36#64-
    
Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
10 h
#35#76-
    
Andy Holloway A. Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
10 h
#36#76-
    
Nathan Jahnke N. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
10 h
#35#83-
    
Jacob Wayne J. Wayne
Lineups Lineups
10 h
#35#64-
    
Eric Moody E. Moody
Pro Football Network Pro Football Network
10 h
#36#77-
    
Matthew Hill M. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football DataForce Fantasy ...
10 h
#41#76-
    
Kevin Hanson K. Hanson
EDSFootball EDSFootball
10 h
#35#82-
    
Michelle Magdziuk M. Magdziuk
BallBlast BallBlast
10 h
#35#77-
    
Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
10 h
#54#47-
    
Raju Byfield R. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League Win My Fantasy League
10 h
#75#89-
    
Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
10 h
#36#98-
    
Ben Wasley B. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down The Fantasy First ...
10 h
#46#82-
    
Brad Evans B. Evans
FadeTheNoise Podcast FadeTheNoise Podcast
10 h
#24#99-
    
Kate Magdziuk K. Magdziuk
BallBlast BallBlast
10 h
#36#82-
    
Staff Rankings S. Rankings
QB List QB List
10 h
#46#96-
    
Jared Smola J. Smola
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
10 h
#35#87-
    
Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
10 h
#36#64-
    
James Bryer J. Bryer
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
10 h
#36#79-
    
Mike Harmon M. Harmon
Swollen Dome Swollen Dome
10 h
#36#82-
    
Dave Major D. Major
XN Sports XN Sports
10 h
#35#79-
    
Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
10 h
#36#76-
    
Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
10 h
#41#84-
    
Donald Gibson D. Gibson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
10 h
#61#79-
    
Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
11 h
#36#82-
    
Heath Capps H. Capps
Fake Teams Fake Teams
11 h
#36#82-
    
Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
11 h
#36#77-
    
The FFGhost T. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
11 h
#35#76-
    
Mike Wright M. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
11 h
#35#79-
    
Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
11 h
#41#76-
    
Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
11 h
#35#87-
    
Mike Randle M. Randle
BettingPros BettingPros
11 h
#36#84-
    
Bart Wheeler B. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football Hail to Fantasy Fo...
11 h
#34#79-
    
Allie Fontana A. Fontana
Fighting Chance Fantasy Fighting Chance Fa...
11 h
#40#70-
    
Rudy Gamble R. Gamble
Razzball Razzball
11 h
#61#83-
    
Sean Koerner S. Koerner
The Action Network The Action Network
11 h
#36#87-
    
Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
11 h
#46#84-
    
Alex Godshall A. Godshall
Beaver Dam Beaver Dam
11 h
#41#79-
    
Aaron Larson A. Larson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
11 h
#35#84-
    
Benjamin Klotz B. Klotz
Touchdown Squad Touchdown Squad
11 h
#36#68-
    
Dan Clasgens D. Clasgens
Get Sports Info Get Sports Info
11 h
#54#78-
    
Patrick Thorman P. Thorman
Establish the Run Establish the Run
11 h
#54#87-
    
Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
11 h
#32#76-
    
Seth Klein S. Klein
Fantrax Fantrax
11 h
#35#77-
    
Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
11 h
#57#77-
    
Jake Ciely J. Ciely
The Athletic The Athletic
11 h
#51#69-
    
Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
11 h
#46#79-
    
Ryan Skolrud R. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports SkullKing Sports
11 h
#35#77-
    
Huseyin Aksu H. Aksu
Fantasy Couch Fantasy Couch
11 h
#24#63-
    
Gary VanDyke G. VanDyke
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
11 h
#57#90-
    
Bradley Stalder B. Stalder
FantasyData FantasyData
11 h
#56#89-
    
Kyle Cunningham-Rhoads K. Cunningh...
STATS STATS
11 h
#67#62-
    
Dan Larocca D. Larocca
Locked In Football Locked In Football
11 h
#36#77-
    
Scott Bogman S. Bogman
FantasyPros FantasyPros
11 h
#51#83-
    
Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
11 h
#23#119-
    
Morgan Colby M. Colby
The Fantasy Champions The Fantasy Champions
12 h
#35#82-
    
Dave Kluge D. Kluge
Footballguys Footballguys
12 h
#51#82-
    
Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
12 h
#41#70-
    
Nader Saba N. Saba
SleeperWire SleeperWire
12 h
#35#77-
    
Elvin Ryan E. Ryan
The Pregame HQ The Pregame HQ
12 h
#23#69-
    
Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
12 h
#32#98-
    
Bill Enright B. Enright
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
12 h
#36#87-
    
Tyler Orginski T. Orginski
Fantasy Hot Read Fantasy Hot Read
12 h
#61#70-
    
Christopher Dell C. Dell
Betting Predators Betting Predators
12 h
#36#62-
    
Chris Raybon C. Raybon
The Action Network The Action Network
12 h
#51#82-
    
Jorge B. Edwards J. B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
12 h
#35#79-
    
Andrew Seifter A. Seifter
FantasyPros FantasyPros
12 h
#46#68-
    
Andy Singleton A. Singleton
Expand The Boxscore Expand The Boxscore
12 h
#51#77-
    
Ricky Lemon R. Lemon
The Fantasy Champions The Fantasy Champions
12 h
#35#74-
    
Anthony Staggs A. Staggs
4for4.com 4for4.com
12 h
#51#70-
    
Todd D Clark T. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix The Fantasy Fix
12 h
#46#82-
    
Scott Whitfield S. Whitfield
Roto Rankings Roto Rankings
12 h
#41#68-
    
Jeff Smith J. Smith
FantasyData FantasyData
12 h
#36#79-
    
Tim Jablonski T. Jablonski
The Hateful 8 The Hateful 8
12 h
#36#82-
    
Travis Seel T. Seel
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
13 h
#35#87-
    
Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
13 h
#32#79-
    
Kyle August K. August
Fantasy Football Smackdown Fantasy Football S...
13 h
#35#77-
    
Joey Wright J. Wright
Razzball Razzball
13 h
#49#79-
    
Liz Loza L. Loza
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
13 h
#36#76-
    
Tommy Molioo T. Molioo
The Undroppables The Undroppables
13 h
#54#83-
    
Matthew Freedman M. Freedman
The Action Network The Action Network
13 h
#41#82-
    
Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
13 h
#57#83-
    
Aaron Schill A. Schill
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
13 h
#67#83-
    
Matt Schauf M. Schauf
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
13 h
#35#82-
    
Davis Mattek D. Mattek
SportsGrid SportsGrid
13 h
#36#77-
    
Doug Norrie D. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings Daily Fantasy Spor...
13 h
#51#83-
    
Seth Miller S. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football Crossroads Fantasy...
13 h
#36#74-
    
Matt De Lima M. De Lima
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
13 h
#35#79-
    
Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
13 h
#36#76-
    
Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
13 h
#36#70-
    
Andy Vanda A. Vanda
Take Your League Take Your League
13 h
#35#76-
    
David Zach D. Zach
FantasyPros FantasyPros
14 h
#35#77-
    
Jody Smith J. Smith
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
14 h
#35#79-
    
Rich Piazza R. Piazza
Fantasy Shed Fantasy Shed
14 h
#40#83-
    
Des Bieler D. Bieler
The Washington Post The Washington Post
14 h
#40#78-
    
Garret Price G. Price
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
14 h
#35#65-
    
Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
14 h
#19#65-
    
Robert Waziak R. Waziak
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
14 h
#64#76-
    
Jordan Rains J. Rains
The IDP Army The IDP Army
14 h
#40#81-
    
Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
14 h
#35#87-
    
Mick Ciallela M. Ciallela
Fantrax Fantrax
14 h
#35#74-
    
Derek Dennington D. Dennington
The Good Old Boys Fantasy Football Podcast The Good Old Boys ...
15 h
#35#79-
    
Jonathan Stone J. Stone
The Hateful 8 The Hateful 8
15 h
#36#69-
    
Fantasy BR F. BR
Fantasy BR Fantasy BR
15 h
#35#77-
    
Billy Muzio B. Muzio
FantasyData FantasyData
15 h
#51#82-
    
Chris Kennedy C. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners The Fantasy Headli...
15 h
#36#79-
    
Lenny Pappano L. Pappano
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
15 h
#36#76-
    
Jason Willan J. Willan
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
16 h
#54#79-
    
Scott Smith S. Smith
RotoViz RotoViz
16 h
#36#76-
    
Adam Murfet A. Murfet
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
16 h
#61#69-
    
Matthew Betz M. Betz
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
17 h
#36#79-
    
Ryan Hicks R. Hicks
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
17 h
#36#82-
    
Marc Caviglia M. Caviglia
Bruno Boys Bruno Boys
17 h
#36#77-
    
Ellis Johnson E. Johnson
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
18 h
#32#79-
    
Richard King R. King
King Fantasy Sports King Fantasy Sports
18 h
#41#79-
    
Kent Weyrauch K. Weyrauch
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
19 h
#67#102-
    
Ryan Noonan R. Noonan
4for4.com 4for4.com
19 h
#36#82-
    
Nick Bretwisch N. Bretwisch
Win Daily Sports Win Daily Sports
19 h
#36#77-
    
Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
20 h
#36#82-
    
Jeff Paur J. Paur
RTSports RTSports
20 h
#61#66-
    
Tim Petropoulos T. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
20 h
#35#83-
    
Jamie Calandro J. Calandro
Football Diehards Football Diehards
21 h
#35#63-
    
Clayton Cadieux C. Cadieux
Fantasy Football From Up North Fantasy Football F...
21 h
#54#76-
    
Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
21 h
#65#84-
    
Nick Raducanu N. Raducanu
ProjectRoto ProjectRoto
21 h
#36#76-
    
Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
22 h
#45#82-
    
Mitchell Carl M. Carl
Rise or Fall Rise or Fall
22 h
#34#63-
    
Seth Keller S. Keller
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
22 h
#34#78-
    
Kevin Tompkins K. Tompkins
BallBlast BallBlast
22 h
#36#82-
    
Mike Maher M. Maher
FantasyPros FantasyPros
22 h
#34#71-
    
Steven Pintado S. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches The Fantasy Coaches
23 h
#36#76-
    
Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
1 d
#25#64-
    
Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
1 d
#39#82-
    
Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
1 d
#36#68-
    
Lawrence Jackson L. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord Fantasy Football Lord
1 d
#36#81-
    
Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
1 d
#35#66-
    
Mark Ringo M. Ringo
Sleepers and Busts Sleepers and Busts
1 d
#36#89-
    
Corbin Young C. Young
FantasyData FantasyData
1 d
#34#82-
    
Craig Phillips C. Phillips
FF Prophet FF Prophet
1 d
#45#78-
    
Justin Dodds J. Dodds
SleeperWire SleeperWire
1 d
#36#78-
    
Chris Meaney C. Meaney
FTN FTN
1 d
#36#77-
    
Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy New Life Fantasy
1 d
#41#83-
    
Kelly Smelser K. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland Punch Drunk Wonder...
1 d
#40#81-
    
John Hesterman J. Hesterman
Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
1 d
#40#82-
    
Jeff DiMatteo J. DiMatteo
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
1 d
#47#80-
    
Dan Yanotchko D. Yanotchko
EDSFootball EDSFootball
1 d
#36#79-
    
Scott Engel S. Engel
RotoBaller RotoBaller
1 d
#60#104-
    
Tozzi Brothers T. Brothers
Legion Report Legion Report
1 d
#36#78-
    
Elisha Twerski E. Twerski
OddsChecker OddsChecker
2 d
#36#79-
    
Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
2 d
#25#84-
    
Blake Fincher B. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe Fantasy Football Cafe
2 d
#36#80-
    
Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
2 d
#36#84-
    
Matthew Williams M. Williams
NBC Sports NBC Sports
2 d
#38#79-
    
Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#28#84-
    
Zachary Hanshew Z. Hanshew
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#36#58-
    
Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#21#78-
    
Ken Zalis K. Zalis
Pressbox Pressbox
2 d
#36#82-
    
Tim Brosnan T. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips Tim's Fantasy Tips
2 d
#28#83-
    
Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#28#83-
    
Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#36#91-
    
Bob Van Duser B. Van Duser
Dynasty Rewind Dynasty Rewind
2 d
#36#80-
    
KJ K.
Fantasy Team Advice Fantasy Team Advice
2 d
#36#82-
    
Peter Rogers P. Rogers
NerdBall Fantay Football NerdBall Fantay Fo...
2 d
#38#86-
    
Donkey Teeth D. Teeth
Razzball Razzball
2 d
#41#79-
    
David Biggs D. Biggs
Drink Five Drink Five
2 d
#65#83-
    
Kevin Roberts K. Roberts
Breaking Football Breaking Football
2 d
#38#76-
    
Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
Sports Gambling Podcast Network Sports Gambling Po...
2 d
#36#79-
    
Nick Mariano N. Mariano
RotoBaller RotoBaller
3 d
#41#78-
    
Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#36#78-
    
Dave McKay D. McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain The Fantasy Sports...
3 d
#38#84-
    
Michael Hauff M. Hauff
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
3 d
#41#84-
    
Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
3 d
#60#88-
    
Jaime Eisner J. Eisner
The Draft Network The Draft Network
3 d
#20#51-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at NYG
11 rush, 101 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
at HOU
9 tar, 5 rec, 77 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at JAC vs. DEN
Week 3 vs. NYJ vs. ARI
Week 4 vs. BAL at CIN
Week 5 at PIT vs. TEN
Week 6 vs. LV vs. MIA
Week 7 at CLEBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. WAS at SEA
Week 9 at DAL vs. BUF
Week 10 vs. PHI at IND
Week 11BYE WEEK vs. SF
Week 12 vs. LAC vs. ATL
Week 13 at KC at LAR
Week 14 vs. DET at TEN
Week 15 vs. CIN vs. HOU
Week 16 at LV at NYJ
Week 17 at LAC at NE
Week 18 vs. KC vs. IND
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2021 Points 
Week 117.813.7
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total17.813.7
Average17.813.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
2021 Targets 
Week 139
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
at JAC, Sun 1pm EDT
vs. DEN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
It looks like this is truly a 50/50 backfield. In fact, Williams and Gordon each played exactly half of Denver's 66 snaps in the opener. Williams carried 14 times for 45 yards, and his one target was caught for a four-yard loss. Gordon was no more effective until he popped off a 70-yard TD run in the fourth quarter. He finished with 11 carries for 101 yards and the touchdown, and he caught all three of his targets for 17 yards. The lowly Texans trampled the Jaguars for 160 rushing yards and two touchdowns in Week 1, suggesting that Jacksonville hasn't significantly upgraded a run defense that gave up 153.3 rushing yards a game and yielded 23 TD runs in 2020. Williams and Gordon both fall into the high-end RB3 range for Week 3.In a successful debut for his new team, Jones caught 5 of 9 targets for 77 yards and a touchdown. An 18% target share isn't bad, and it somewhat allays my concerns about the Jaguars having two vertical receivers (D.J. Chark being the other) competing for targets. Jones is likely to take most of his snaps against Kyle Fuller, a quality cover man. I have him ranked WR44.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
According to PFF, Melvin Gordon finished with 32 total snaps during the Broncos' win against the New York Giants. While he had a fantastic game on the ground - 11 carries for 101 yards and a score - he was out-snapped by Williams. With Williams' 34 total snaps, this is a complete 50/50 split and Gordon showed that he shouldn't be sent to the bench just yet in favor of the rookie RB. He ripped off a beautiful long TD run and significantly outperformed Williams. Even though this is a completely even timeshare, Gordon's absolutely in play as a top-24 option this week against the Jaguars defense that just allowed the Houston Texans to run for 160 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.Marvin Jones ended up leading this Jaguars team in snaps at the WR position last week and he was able to salvage his fantasy performance with a late touchdown. While the opportunity is there in front of him - and he should continue to be heavily targeted this week - this is a matchup that I'm looking to avoid playing Jones if I can. The Broncos secondary should keep the Jaguars in check all game long and this could be a tough outing for the Jaguars offense. Jones is a low-end FLEX option in my rankings.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Gordon had 11 rushing attempts for 101 yards and a 70-yard touchdown in Week 1. He did split 50% of the reps with Javonte Williams, but the big game should help him see more work in Week 2 and the Jaguars D is horrible. Gordon is a low-end RB2 this week.