Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Sammy Watkins or Marlon Mack

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
vs. ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
vs. BAL, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 23# 26-
Best Rank# 5# 14-
Worst Rank# 46# 36-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. ATL vs. BAL-
Matchup Rank2118-
Matchup Rating-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total31.742.7-
Avg Game15.921.4-
Week 26.34.9-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor70 F, Rain-
    
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  Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at LAC
25 rush, 174 yds, 1 td
at JAC
11 tar, 9 rec, 198 yds, 3 td
Week 2 at TEN
20 rush, 51 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
at OAK
13 tar, 6 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. ATL vs. BAL
Week 4 vs. OAK at DET
Week 5 at KC vs. IND
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. HOU
Week 7 vs. HOU at DEN
Week 8 vs. DEN vs. GB
Week 9 at PIT vs. MIN
Week 10 vs. MIA at TEN
Week 11 vs. JAC at LAC
Week 12 at HOUBYE WEEK
Week 13 vs. TEN vs. OAK
Week 14 at TB at NE
Week 15 at NO vs. DEN
Week 16 vs. CAR at CHI
Week 17 at JAC vs. LAC
  Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2019 Points 
Week 125.437.8
Week 26.34.9
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  Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2019 Targets 
Week 1011
Week 2313
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  Marlon Mack
RB - IND
Marlon Mack
vs. ATL, Sun 1pm EDT
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
vs. BAL, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
Mack couldn't get anything going on the ground last week, carrying the ball 20 times for just 51 yards. The good news is that he continues to see healthy workloads and was utilized more as a receiver out of the backfield last week than in Week 1. The bad news is he came away from the game with a calf injury that has put his Week 3 status in doubt. The Colts are two-point home favorites against the Falcons, so the game script should set up for Mack if he is able to go.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.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Falcons are 15th against fantasy running backs, Mack should be in the RB1 discussion this week at home.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.
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.