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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
at KC, Sun 8pm EST
Joshua Kelley
RB - LAC
vs. NE, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Dec 5th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 21# 47-
Best Rank# 12# 39-
Worst Rank# 28# 57-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at KC vs. NE-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs KCThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs NE-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att21.522.5
Rush Yds100.796.9
Rush TD0.70.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total98.157.1-
Avg Game9.85.2-
Avg Projection9.83.2-
Week 123.19.5-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather38 F, Clear66 F, Partly Cloudy-
    
Expert Ranks 
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Razzball
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Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
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The Fantasy First Down
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Fantasy Couch
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#22#43-
    
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#21#53-
    
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#19#46-
    
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FTN
10 h
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Gridiron Experts
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The Fantasy Champions
13 h
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Razzball
14 h
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Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
14 h
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Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
15 h
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Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
15 h
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Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
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#26#51-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
15 h
#23#52-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
16 h
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Legion Report
16 h
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Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
16 h
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Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
16 h
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John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
16 h
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Kevin HansonK. Hanson
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Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
17 h
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Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
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The Football Girl
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Mundo Fantasy
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Jason WillanJ. Willan
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Jacob WayneJ. Wayne
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Dynasty Nerds
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Derek LoflandD. Lofland
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Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
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BallBlast
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Matthew BoweM. Bowe
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Mike KruegerM. Krueger
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Joe BondJ. Bond
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Jason MooreJ. Moore
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Joshua Kelley
RB - LAC
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. TEN
15 rush, 78 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
at CIN
12 rush, 60 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at PIT
19 rush, 70 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 14 yds, 1 td
vs. KC
23 rush, 64 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. TB
8 rush, 26 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. CAR
8 rush, 43 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at NYJ
23 rush, 107 yds, 2 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
at TB
9 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 26 yds, 0 td
Week 5BYE WEEK at NO
11 rush, 29 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at NE
BYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. KC
17 rush, 68 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. JAC
12 rush, 29 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. LAC
8 rush, 26 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
at DEN
7 rush, 32 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, -7 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at ATL
6 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
vs. LV
9 rush, 28 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 31 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at LV
11 rush, 46 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
at MIA
7 rush, 21 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. MIA
15 rush, 84 yds, 2 td
vs. NYJ
4 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. NO
12 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
at BUF
7 rush, 35 yds, 1 td
Week 13 at KC vs. NE
Week 14 at CAR vs. ATL
Week 15 vs. BUF at LV
Week 16 at LAC vs. DEN
Week 17 vs. LV at KC
Player Projections Comparison
 
at KC, Sun 8pm EST
Joshua Kelley
RB - LAC
vs. NE, Sun 4pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts13.15.9
Rush Yards54.421.5
Rush TDs0.50.1
   
Receiving
   
Receptions2.21.1
Rec Yards15.27.2
Rec TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points9.83.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Joshua Kelley
RB - LAC
2020 Points 
Week 112.612.0
Week 214.411.3
Week 33.83.2
Week 423.81.3
Week 53.8
Week 6
Week 710.05.3
Week 84.72.5
Week 92.75.9
Week 104.62.1
Week 1118.40.2
Week 123.19.5
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total98.157.1
Average9.85.2
Player Targets Comparison
 
Joshua Kelley
RB - LAC
2020 Targets 
Week 130
Week 232
Week 362
Week 433
Week 51
Week 6
Week 745
Week 871
Week 915
Week 1020
Week 1102
Week 1200
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
at KC, Sun 8pm EST
Joshua Kelley
RB - LAC
vs. NE, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Despite just 82 carries (35th among running backs), Lindsay ranks fifth in the NFL with eight 15-plus yard runs. Those long runs account for most of his production this year. In fact, those eight runs make up 46.4 percent of his rushing yardage this year. Sadly, he looks likely to miss this game. That would put Gordon back in the driver's seat. In the three games without Lindsay in the lineup earlier this season, Gordon had 21, 12, and 25 touches. The 12-touch game came against the Bucs, so it was understandable. If you're looking for production against the Chiefs, the running back position is a good place to look. Of the production they've allowed to skill-position players, running backs have accounted for 34.9 percent of it, which ranks as the fifth-highest percentage in the league. Running backs have accumulated 27.8 touches per game against them, and those touches have netted solid fantasy production. The Chiefs rank right around the league average in efficiency against running backs, which explains why there have been nine running backs who've finished as the RB25 or better against them despite the negative gamescripts. Here's a great thing for Gordon's floor: There's been no running back who's totaled more than 12 touches and finished with fewer than 10 PPR points against them. Damien Harris was the only one who didn't finish as a top-25 option in that group, but he still posted 100 yards on his 17 carries, which is hardly a bad game. Gordon himself saw 19 touches against them back in Week 7 where he finished with 80 total yards and a touchdown. If Lindsay is out of the lineup, Gordon should be considered a solid RB2 for this game who should net 15-plus touches. If Lindsay plays, I'd still prefer Gordon, but he'd be more of a high-end RB3 while Lindsay would be a risky low-end RB3. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Gordon should do better with an actual quarterback behind center, Gordon III is a flex option against the Chiefs 22nd ranked fantasy running back defense.