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Experts' Pick
 
  Preston WilliamsP. Williams
WR - MIA
Preston Williams
vs. BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 20th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 42# 46-
Best Rank# 29# 32-
Worst Rank# 69# 73-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. BUF at CHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs BUFThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs CHI-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec2624.5
Rec Yds271.5269
Rec TD1.50.5
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total8.78.2-
Avg Game4.44.1-
Avg Projection7.16.5-
Week 14.14.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather82 F, Rain and Humid67 F, Clear-
    
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NFL Spinzone
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Pro Football Focus
1 d
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1 d
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Fantasy Football Empire
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Colts.com
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1 d
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1 d
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1 d
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Fantasy Football Advice
1 d
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The Intersecting
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2 d
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The Washington Post
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Going For 2
2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Preston WilliamsP. Williams
WR - MIA
Preston Williams
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NE
7 tar, 2 rec, 41 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
6 tar, 6 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. BUF at CHI
Week 3 at JAC vs. SF
Week 4 vs. SEA at LAR
Week 5 at SF at DAL
Week 6 at DEN vs. WAS
Week 7 vs. LAC at PHI
Week 8 vs. LAR vs. TB
Week 9 at ARI at WAS
Week 10 vs. NYJ vs. PHI
Week 11BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 12 at NYJ at CIN
Week 13 vs. CIN at SEA
Week 14 vs. KC vs. ARI
Week 15 vs. NE vs. CLE
Week 16 at LV at BAL
Week 17 at BUF vs. DAL
Player Projections Comparison
  Preston WilliamsP. Williams
WR - MIA
Preston Williams
vs. BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions4.14.6
Rec Yards58.152.4
Rec TDs0.20.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.10.2
Rush Yards0.31.7
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points7.16.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Preston WilliamsP. Williams
WR - MIA
Preston Williams
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Points 
Week 14.14.7
Week 24.63.5
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
Total8.78.2
Average4.44.1
Player Targets Comparison
  Preston WilliamsP. Williams
WR - MIA
Preston Williams
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
2020 Targets 
Week 176
Week 254
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
  Preston WilliamsP. Williams
WR - MIA
Preston Williams
vs. BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Williams is in a weird spot. On the one hand, he stands to benefit from any of DeVante Parker's injury limitations; on the other, he's more likely to get covered by Tre'Davious White as a result. If Parker plays and gets White, then Williams should be good to repeat his 6-82 stat line from last year, which makes him a decent pick at WR3/4 in PPR formats. If Parker sits, though, I have to fade Williams. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It seems like a foregone conclusion that DeVante Parker will miss Week 2, which is actually a negative to Williams, as it means he's likely to see Tre'Davious White in coverage quite a bit. White is one of the best cornerbacks in the league and has allowed a miniscule 7.09 yards per target since entering the league. On 223 career targets in coverage, he's allowed just five touchdowns, and that's while covering the oppositions No. 1 receiver. Meanwhile, he's intercepted 12 passes. It's not wise throwing in his direction. There were just six wide receivers who posted top-24 numbers against the Bills last year, so it's not like you're passing on a lot of upside, either. Williams is a WR4/5 I'm looking to avoid if possible.With the way the game started last week, it seemed Shepard would see 20 targets in that game. Many will see the final results of Slayton's two-touchdown performance and think, "here we go again," but Shepard looked very good against a tough defense, catching all six passes for 47 yards. With Golden Tate out of the lineup, he played a lot of snaps in the slot, which is where he's arguably the best. We don't know if Tate will return yet this week, so stay tuned. If Tate returns, Shepard will match up with rookie Jaylon Johnson quite a bit in coverage. He played competently in his first NFL game last week, allowing just 2-of-6 passing for 40 yards in his coverage, though he did get run over by Marvin Jones. If Tate is out, that would put Shepard against Buster Skrine, who had a rough game in Week 1, allowing Danny Amendola to rack up five catches for 81 yards on just seven targets. Either way, it's not the worst matchup for Shepard, but it's also not great. There were 27 receivers who saw at least six targets against the Bears last year, and just 14 of them scored double-digit PPR points. Shepard is likely the safest Giants WR play here, but he's just a WR4.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
 Sterling Shepard showed some involvement in this offense, but he took a backseat to Slayton and his big blow-up performance. The Giants figure to be playing from behind in this game too, so there's a possibility that we see Shepard finish with 6+ targets again this week, but it's likely not going to be enough to start him over some of the other options on your roster.