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Experts' Pick
 
 
vs. ATL, Thu 8pm EDT
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Oct 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 10# 61-
Best Rank# 3# 48-
Worst Rank# 14# 82-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. ATL at CAR-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. WRs perform better than their average vs ATLThis is a 1 star matchup. WRs perform worse than their average vs CAR-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec24.622.3
Rec Yds301.4203.8
Rec TD2.41.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total70.440.1-
Avg Game10.15.7-
Avg Projection11.64.7-
Week 77.45.4-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LV
8 tar, 6 rec, 115 yds, 1 td
vs. SEA
12 tar, 9 rec, 114 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at TB
10 tar, 9 rec, 109 yds, 0 td
at DAL
9 tar, 6 rec, 46 yds, 1 td
Week 3 at LAC
5 tar, 5 rec, 55 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
3 tar, 2 rec, 26 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. ARI
11 tar, 8 rec, 99 yds, 0 td
at GB
3 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at ATL
12 tar, 8 rec, 112 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
vs. CAR
5 tar, 2 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. CHI
5 tar, 4 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
at MIN
4 tar, 4 rec, 65 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at NO
8 tar, 6 rec, 74 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
7 tar, 6 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. ATL at CAR
Week 9 at KC vs. DEN
Week 10 vs. TBBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. DET at NO
Week 12 at MIN vs. LV
Week 13BYE WEEK vs. NO
Week 14 vs. DEN at LAC
Week 15 at GB vs. TB
Week 16 at WAS at KC
Week 17 vs. NO at TB
Player Projections Comparison
 
vs. ATL, Thu 8pm EDT
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions6.03.9
Rec Yards85.038.4
Rec TDs0.50.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.20.1
Rush Yards0.70.6
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.64.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Points 
Week 119.511.4
Week 28.910.6
Week 35.52.6
Week 49.92.0
Week 511.51.6
Week 67.76.5
Week 77.45.4
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total70.440.1
Average10.15.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
2020 Targets 
Week 1812
Week 2109
Week 353
Week 4113
Week 5125
Week 654
Week 787
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. ATL, Thu 8pm EDT
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
Russell Gage
Russell Gage
WR - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
 Gage looked to be a solid play last week due to the matchup. He was injured in the first quarter, but he came back in and put up a respectable fantasy outing. However, Gage is still nothing more than a low-end FLEX play.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Falcons are 28th against fantasy wide receivers, Anderson should be a solid WR1 at home this week. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He ranks fourth in the league while averaging 2.76 yards per route run, which is typically a great indicator of future success. He's been the opposite of the receiver he was in New York, as he's been as consistent as they come, racking up at least 55 yards in every game, including 74-plus yards in 6-of-7 games. He's a legitimate borderline WR1 with his production this year, which is not something anyone expected to say. Now he heads into a matchup with the Falcons who have allowed 10.55 yards per target to receivers, which is the highest mark in the league, and it's amounted to 223.0 yards per game for them. Anderson will primarily see A.J. Terrell in coverage, a rookie cornerback who's allowed a ridiculous 21-of-24 passing for 287 yards and two touchdowns in his coverage. Anderson hit them up for 8/112/0 in the first game, so there's no hesitation starting him as a low-end WR1/high-end WR2 here.We talked about Gage the last two weeks, saying he is a fine bye week replacement now that Julio Jones is back in the lineup, as he just makes the entire offense run that much smoother. Gage has caught 10 balls for 119 yards over the last two games, which is perfect for someone who's available on most waiver wires. The matchup this week is tougher than we expected. The Panthers have Corn Elder covering the slot, and he's done a good job, allowing just 10 catches for 52 yards and no touchdowns on 16 targets. The only slot-heavy receiver who produced against them was Keenan Allen, who did most of his damage outside of Elder's coverage. Knowing the Panthers have allowed the second-fewest yards per reception and the sixth-fewest fantasy points per game to wide receivers, it may not be the best time to play him as anything more than a WR5 with minimal upside.