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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
vs. NYJ, Sun 4pm EDT
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
vs. SF, Sun 1pm EDT
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Updated: Sep 24th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 112-
Best Rank# 62-
Worst Rank# 155-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. NYJ vs. SF-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform worse than their average vs NYJThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs SF-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total19.78.2-
Avg Game9.94.1-
Week 20.43.5-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor79 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.-
    
Expert Ranks 
Nyheim HinesSterling ShepardAdd Player
    
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
1 m
#110-
    
David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
4 m
#119-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
8 m
#114-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
8 m
#151-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
9 m
#114-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
9 m
#126-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
12 m
#110-
    
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
13 m
#108-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
13 m
#115-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
15 m
#126-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
16 m
#110-
    
Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
20 m
#114-
    
Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
24 m
#116-
    
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
25 m
#111-
    
Tim PetropoulosT. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
25 m
#131-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
27 m
#111-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
29 m
#107-
    
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
29 m
#107-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
36 m
#115-
    
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
36 m
#111-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
37 m
#155-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
37 m
#116-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
39 m
#133-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
39 m
#132-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
40 m
#115-
    
41 m
#116-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
43 m
#137-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
47 m
#107-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
48 m
#120-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
49 m
#111-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
53 m
#187-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
55 m
#127-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
56 m
#110-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
57 m
#107-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
58 m
#127-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
59 m
#109-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
1 h
#107-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
1 h
#107-
    
Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
1 h
#120-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
1 h
#111-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
2 h
#109-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
2 h
#120-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
2 h
#131-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
2 h
#120-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
3 h
#116-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
3 h
#109-
    
Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
3 h
#85-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
3 h
#152-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
3 h
#109-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 h
#153-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
4 h
#131-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
4 h
#111-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
4 h
#115-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
4 h
#129-
    
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
4 h
#115-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
4 h
#160-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
5 h
#116-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
5 h
#137-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
5 h
#107-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
6 h
#111-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
6 h
#127-
    
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
7 h
#115-
    
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
7 h
#107-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
11 h
#121-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
11 h
#131-
    
Jason SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
13 h
#121-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
15 h
#111-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
15 h
#146-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
16 h
#98-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
16 h
#122-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
17 h
#125-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
17 h
#141-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
18 h
#119-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
18 h
#122-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
18 h
#134-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
18 h
#122-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
18 h
#105-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
18 h
#121-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
19 h
#111-
    
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
19 h
#121-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
20 h
#86-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
20 h
#91-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
21 h
#127-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
21 h
#111-
    
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
21 h
#147-
    
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
21 h
#151-
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
21 h
#126-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
21 h
#62-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
22 h
#111-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
22 h
#131-
    
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
23 h
#125-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
23 h
#68-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
23 h
#132-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
24 h
#131-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#125-
    
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
1 d
#119-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
1 d
#111-
    
John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
1 d
#109-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
1 d
#100-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#104-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
1 d
#134#196-
    
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
1 d
#104#161-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
2 d
#108#123-
    
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 d
#108#128-
    
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
#108#136-
    
Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
2 d
#108#128-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#104#136-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#108#124-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 d
#111#136-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 d
#104#134-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#111#128-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
2 d
#111#128-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 d
#104#128-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
2 d
#130-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#104#125-
    
Kyle EnglishK. English
Reality Sports
2 d
#108#117-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 d
#87#119-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
3 d
#122#143-
    
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
3 d
#91#94-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at JAC
7 rush, 28 yds, 1 td
8 tar, 8 rec, 45 yds, 1 td
vs. PIT
6 tar, 6 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. MIN
at CHI
Week 3 vs. NYJ vs. SF
Week 4 at CHI at LAR
Week 5 at CLE at DAL
Week 6 vs. CIN vs. WAS
Week 7BYE WEEK at PHI
Week 8 at DET vs. TB
Week 9 vs. BAL at WAS
Week 10 at TEN vs. PHI
Week 11 vs. GBBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. TEN at CIN
Week 13 at HOU at SEA
Week 14 at LV vs. ARI
Week 15 vs. HOU vs. CLE
Week 16 at PIT at BAL
Week 17 vs. JAC vs. DAL
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Points 
Week 119.34.7
Week 20.43.5
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
Total19.78.2
Average9.94.1
Player Targets Comparison
  Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Targets 
Week 186
Week 214
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
Notes for Player Combination
  Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
vs. NYJ, Sun 4pm EDT
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
vs. SF, Sun 1pm EDT
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Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
I feel like I'm in the Twilight Zone, or someone is messing with me. Hines totaled 15 touches in a game that was close throughout with Marlon Mack in the lineup for 1.5 quarters, but then totaled one touch in a game where Mack was on injured reserve. Cool story, Colts. Meanwhile, Taylor didn't see a single carry until the mid-second quarter in Week 1, but then received 26 carries in Week 2. I really hope there's more clarity this week, as it makes no sense to me. The only explanation is that Hines doesn't have a role when the Colts are well ahead, which is why they gave Jordan Wilkins nine carries in Week 2. They're double-digit favorites this week. What happens when your offense averages 68.0 plays per game and your opponent allows 70.0 plays per game? Fantasy points, that's what. The Jets run defense has been very good under Gregg Williams, as they allowed just 3.12 yards per carry through 17 games coming into Week 2. The wheels came off against the 49ers in that game though, as they allowed a few big runs that netted 184 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries. There's a lot to dissect here because the Jets aren't the same defense they were last year, as they've lost safety Jamal Adams and linebacker C.J. Mosley this offseason. Things can change quickly with teams trending in the direction the Jets are, so when you factor that in, combined with a 27-point team-implied total, Taylor is a must-start high-end RB2 who can reach top-five numbers if last week was a sign of things to come for the Jets. Hines is a lot trickier because the gamescript should be similar to last week's game where he got exactly one touch. It's starting to feel like a Tarik Cohen situation where you want him used more than he actually is. The Jets did allow the 11th-most fantasy points through the air to running backs last year, but again, Hines needs touches to get there. Consider him an RB4 where we hope last week was a fluke. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Hines' usage last week was utterly bizarre. He was heavily featured by the Colts in week one and then got only one touch in week two. With the Colts moving solely to Taylor as their lead back, it looks like Hines' fantasy value was short lived. He can remain on your bench until we see if last week's usage was a fluke or not.