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  Todd Gurley IIT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley II
at DAL, Sun 1pm EDT
Terry McLaurinT. McLaurin
WR - WAS
Terry McLaurin
at ARI, Sun 4pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 21# 33-
Best Rank# 10# 26-
Worst Rank# 72# 107-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at DAL at ARI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs DALThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs ARI-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total11.724.6-
Avg Game11.712.3-
Week 111.76.1-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Todd Gurley IIT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley II
Terry McLaurinT. McLaurin
WR - WAS
Terry McLaurin
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA
14 rush, 56 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 2 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
7 tar, 5 rec, 61 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DAL at ARI
Week 3 vs. CHI at CLE
Week 4 at GB vs. BAL
Week 5 vs. CAR vs. LAR
Week 6 at MIN at NYG
Week 7 vs. DET vs. DAL
Week 8 at CARBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. DEN vs. NYG
Week 10BYE WEEK at DET
Week 11 at NO vs. CIN
Week 12 vs. LV at DAL
Week 13 vs. NO at PIT
Week 14 at LAC at SF
Week 15 vs. TB vs. SEA
Week 16 at KC vs. CAR
Week 17 at TB at PHI
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Todd Gurley IIT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley II
Terry McLaurinT. McLaurin
WR - WAS
Terry McLaurin
2020 Points 
Week 111.76.1
Week 218.5
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
Total11.724.6
Average11.712.3
Player Targets Comparison
  Todd Gurley IIT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley II
Terry McLaurinT. McLaurin
WR - WAS
Terry McLaurin
2020 Targets 
Week 157
Week 2010
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
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Week 8
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Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  Todd Gurley IIT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley II
at DAL, Sun 1pm EDT
Terry McLaurinT. McLaurin
WR - WAS
Terry McLaurin
at ARI, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
It was a tale of two halves for Todd Gurley as he had 10 carries for 51 yards and a touchdown in the first half but just 4 carries for 3 yards in the second half. Gurley isn't the same player he used to be, but he can still be very effective - as long as the Falcons are competing. As soon as Atlanta falls behind by a significant margin, they pass the ball more than any other team. Against the Cowboys, I expect a similar game script to Week 1 and one that could marginalize Gurley for some of the game. He's still a solid RB2 this week thanks to his clear status as the starter and his red zone opportunities, but his upside is capped with how often the Falcons throw the ball.Both Washington and Arizona looked great in Week 1, but only one of these teams is for real. The Cardinals have finally put together the defensive personnel to make Vance Joseph's impressive schemes click, and Patrick Peterson looked renewed against the 49ers. Terry McLaurin was still solid in Week 1 against a tough matchup in the Eagles, but this could be an even tougher matchup. However, I expect the Cardinals to get up early in this game and Washington to need to throw the ball a lot more than last week, so McLaurin should be a solid WR2 on volume alone.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Gurley's fantasy opportunity was never in question in Atlanta, but it always came down to his long-term health. Will Gurley make it the entire season? We have no way of knowing that right now, but as long as he's healthy, he's going to be a weekly low-end RB1 in this offense. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
As expected, the Falcons gave Gurley the workhorse role, as he totaled 19 opportunities while Brian Hill and Ito Smith combined for just nine of them. He also totaled all three of their goal-line carries in Week 1. Playing for a high-scoring offense, that's a great thing. The Cowboys are still learning new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan's scheme, so there'll be some bumps along the way. While with the Rams last year, Gurley struggled to get much going against them, as he rushed for just 20 yards on 11 carries, but he scored twice netting 18.8 PPR points. However, the Cowboys defense struggled to slow down Malcolm Brown last week as he rumbled for 79 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. The loss of Leighton Vander Esch mid-game surely wasn't ideal for them, but they also lost strong safety Jeff Heath, interior lineman Maliek Collins, and edge defender Robert Quinn this offseason. We'll continue to gather information on the Cowboys unit under Nolan, but knowing the uncertainty, combined with Gurley's opportunity in this offense, you should continue starting him as a sturdy RB2 with some touchdown upside. If you want to pivot off Matt Ryan in tournaments, Gurley has multi-touchdown upside.One of the benefits of being a team's No. 1 receiver is that you'll get targeted the most. One of the drawbacks is that you'll see the opposing No. 1 cornerback more often than not. McLaurin had to deal with Darius Slay last week and will now deal with Patrick Peterson this week. In their matchup against the 49ers, he didn't allow a single catch on the three targets he saw in coverage. Now, that was against essentially all backups, but Peterson has been one of the best cornerbacks in football for quite some time. Still, we can't anticipate Washington getting the ball in their opponent's territory over and over like they did last week, which should lead to a lot more than the 31 pass attempts that Haskins had last week. We can't ignore all the volume McLaurin can get as the top option, either. He was able to muster up 5/61/0 on seven targets against Slay last week, too. You should be willing to play him as a low-end WR2 in this matchup, and one who comes with a solid floor.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Gurley was not on the field for over 1/2 of the Falcons plays, due to them falling behind early in the game. He did score a touchdown and he did see 14 rushing attempts, but the Falcons will be behind a lot this year. Gurley is a dicey RB2 against a Dallas team that was torched by the Rams running game last week.McLaurin was pretty quiet in Week 1 with 5 receptions for 61 yards, he is a boom / bust WR2 against a Cardinals D that allowed the fewest points to fantasy wide receivers in Week 1, in large part due to their matchup with the 49ers.