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at KC, Sun 4pm EDT
Mike Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Mike Evans
WR - TB
vs. DAL, Thu 8pm EDT
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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132 of 177 experts
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45 of 177 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 21# 36-
Best Rank# 7# 4-
Worst Rank# 64# 100-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at KC vs. DAL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform a little worse than their average vs KCThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform a little worse than their average vs DAL-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.820.5
Rec Yds248238.8
Rec TD1.82.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total63.8192.8-
Avg Game9.110.7-
Avg Projection9.35.0-
2019 Average9.110.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury AlertHamstring-
Weather-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Mike Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Mike Evans
WR - TB
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at KC vs. DAL
Week 2 vs. HOU vs. ATL
Week 3 vs. CHI at LAR
Week 4 at MIN at NE
Week 5 at LAC vs. MIA
Week 6 vs. ARI at PHI
Week 7 vs. DEN vs. CHI
Week 8 vs. PIT at NO
Week 9 at CINBYE WEEK
Week 10 at NE at WAS
Week 11 vs. DET vs. NYG
Week 12 at BAL at IND
Week 13BYE WEEK at ATL
Week 14 vs. BAL vs. BUF
Week 15 vs. LV vs. NO
Week 16 at GB at CAR
Week 17 at PIT at NYJ
Player Projections Comparison
 
at KC, Sun 4pm EDT
Mike Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Mike Evans
WR - TB
vs. DAL, Thu 8pm EDT
Active
Receiving
   
Receptions5.12.9
Rec Yards68.039.0
Rec TDs0.40.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.10.1
Rush Yards0.30.6
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points9.35.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Mike Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Mike Evans
WR - TB
2020 Points 
Week 12.26.2
Week 213.416.4
Week 35.912.2
Week 433.418.2
Week 56.410.1
Week 62.51.0
Week 70.03.7
Week 811.5
Week 96.4
Week 1013.7
Week 1110.9
Week 1217.0
Week 13
Week 145.6
Week 1511.0
Week 1630.1
Week 174.6
Total63.8192.8
Average9.110.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
Mike Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Mike Evans
WR - TB
2020 Targets 
Week 1104
Week 2610
Week 364
Week 488
Week 599
Week 632
Week 712
Week 87
Week 96
Week 1011
Week 119
Week 129
Week 13
Week 145
Week 157
Week 1612
Week 174
Notes for Player Combination
 
at KC, Sun 4pm EDT
Mike Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Mike Evans
WR - TB
vs. DAL, Thu 8pm EDT
Active
Expert 
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
 Evans got in a limited practice Friday, giving him a chance to play. Bucs coach Bruce Arians has called Evans a "gametime decision" all week. Evans won't be 100 percent if he's active. Evans (hamstring) will work out around 1:30 p.m. EST to determine if he can play Week 1.
Site Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
 Upgraded to question able. Doubtful.
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
Baltimore had an elite defense across the board last year, but their biggest weakness was in pass defense as they allowed the sixth-most fantasy points to wideouts last year. Still, Odell Beckham Jr. averaged just 9 PPR fantasy points against them. As the new head coach, Kevin Stefanski should enable OBJ to get more consistently open targets and Beckham's health should be in a better place than last year. He should be treated as a solid WR2 in most weeks, and with the potential for a high-scoring contest here, he has low-end WR1 upside.Mike Evans has virtually the same Week 1 report as Amari Cooper, the receiver I have ranked one spot ahead of him. Both guys are dealing with hamstring injuries, both guys are practicing in full, and both were drafted in the range where if you have them, you probably have to start them. Like Cooper, Evans plays. in an offense with plenty of other weapons and should draw shadow coverage from the elite Marshon Lattimore if he does play. Temper your expectations for him in Week 1 and go a different direction in DFS lineups.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
 Evans is reportedly doubtful for this week's matchup, which means that fantasy managers need to start preparing for Plan B. Even if he does somehow play, it's unlikely that he's going to return top-30 value.
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Beckham scored 4 PPR points against the Ravens in Week 4 last year, but he saved some face with 14.4 PPR points in Week 16. That could be because Beckham drew Marlon Humphrey in Week 4 but saw Marcus Peters in Week 16 -- the same corner he had already played against in Week 3 when he was still a Ram. Beckham averaged 13 PPR points against Peters last year, and he should be good for another low-end WR2 finish on Sunday. That's probably not what you want out of him, but he'll have better matchups in the future. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
After playing through a groin injury last year, and in Freddie Kitchens' offense, many are worried about Beckham in fantasy. Guys, he's posted at least 1,035 yards in 5-of-6 seasons despite playing 16 games just twice. However, this week does present some real concern. It's the Browns' first game under the expected run-heavy approach of Kevin Stefanski, and the Ravens just happen to have one of the best cornerback units in all of football. Despite them facing the third-most targets to wide receivers, they allowed the 14th-fewest points to them. It's not to say they can't be beat - they can. It's just understanding expectations. There were just three receivers who finished top-12 against them last year, and all of them were slot-heavy receivers (Jamison Crowder, Jarvis Landry, and Mohamed Sanu). There were another nine wide receivers who finished in the WR2 range, and though many of them were also slot options, there were some perimeter receivers. This is not a week to get excited about Beckham in such a tough matchup but know that there will be better days. He should still be locked into six-plus targets and considered a low-end WR2. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Beckham had only 6 receptions for 64 yards and 1 touchdown in 2 games against the Ravens last year. The hope is he will be used better in a new scheme with a new coaching staff, but I think he is more of a WR2 in a tough matchup.