Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Sammy Watkins or Leonard Fournette

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Leonard Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
vs. TEN, Thu 8pm EDT
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
vs. BAL, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 22# 26-
Best Rank# 8# 14-
Worst Rank# 44# 36-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. TEN vs. BAL-
Matchup Rank718-
Matchup Rating-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total25.342.7-
Avg Game8.421.4-
Week 28.74.9-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather84 F, Mostly Cloudy70 F, Rain-
    
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  Leonard Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. KC
13 rush, 66 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 28 yds, 0 td
at JAC
11 tar, 9 rec, 198 yds, 3 td
Week 2 at HOU
15 rush, 47 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
at OAK
13 tar, 6 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. TEN vs. BAL
Week 4 at DEN at DET
Week 5 at CAR vs. IND
Week 6 vs. NO vs. HOU
Week 7 at CIN at DEN
Week 8 vs. NYJ vs. GB
Week 9 vs. HOU vs. MIN
Week 10BYE WEEK at TEN
Week 11 at IND at LAC
Week 12 at TENBYE WEEK
Week 13 vs. TB vs. OAK
Week 14 vs. LAC at NE
Week 15 at OAK vs. DEN
Week 16 at ATL at CHI
Week 17 vs. IND vs. LAC
  Leonard Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2019 Points 
Week 17.437.8
Week 28.74.9
Week 39.2
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  Leonard Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2019 Targets 
Week 1611
Week 2613
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  Leonard Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
vs. TEN, Thu 8pm EDT
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
vs. BAL, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Tennessee is 17th against fantasy running backs, but Fournette is playing on a struggling offense and he probably has little more than flex value at home this week.Watkins is still the lead wide receiver in this offense, but they have a tough matchup at home against Baltimore. He is a boom / bust WR2 this week.
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
Unlike past seasons, Fournette has been operating as a true every-down back in 2019. While his stats didn't jump off the page in Week 2, he played a whopping 97 percent of the snaps, a usage rate that is sure to translate to big fantasy performances before long. He's got a tough matchup on tap with a Titans D that completely stymied Marlon Mack last week, but Fournette's volume keeps him on the RB1 radar.Watkins had a fairly disappointing stat line last week, but he did see 13 targets. When you see that many targets from Patrick Mahomes, you're going to have a huge week more often than not. The Ravens aren't the easiest opponent, but they did give up over 100 yards to both Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk last week. Stick with Watkins as a WR1.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 If you were to know that Patrick Mahomes would throw for 443 yards and four touchdowns in Week 2, and that Tyreek Hill was out, you'd have to figure that Watkins had a massive game, right? What about if I told you he had 13 targets? His 10.9 PPR points was obviously a letdown, but there will be better days for him. The Ravens have one of the more talented cornerback groups in the league, but they're likely going to be missing two starters (at least one) at the position. They were without Jimmy Smith last week, and it let to the Cardinals throwing for 349 yards, though there were no touchdowns. Watkins will see a mixture of Brandon Carr, Marlon Humphrey, and Anthony Averett in coverage, so there's no one matchup we can look at. What we do know is that Watkins has played 69 percent of his snaps in the slot, and we just saw the slot duo of Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk tally a combined 11 receptions for 218 yards on 19 targets last week. You'll want to keep Watkins in lineups, especially with the way Mahomes is throwing the ball right now. He may not be a locked-in WR1 but he's a solid upside WR2.