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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Brian Hill
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
vs. NO, Sun 1pm EST
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
Tony Pollard
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
at BAL, Tue 8pm EST
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Dec 3rd, 2020
83%
Recommended by
59 of 71 experts
17%
Recommended by
12 of 71 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 40# 45-
Best Rank# 35# 41-
Worst Rank# 56# 52-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. NO at BAL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 1 star matchup. RBs perform worse than their average vs NOThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform worse than their average vs BAL-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att18.219.5
Rush Yds60.287.7
Rush TD0.40.6
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total46.748.6-
Avg Game4.24.4-
Avg Projection5.24.7-
Week 125.52.2-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor45 F, Clear throughout the day.-
    
Expert Ranks 
Brian HillTony PollardAdd Player
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
2 m
#49#42-
    
Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
10 m
#40#45-
    
John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
1 h
#44#47-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
1 h
#33#48-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 h
#40#43-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
2 h
#34#54-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
2 h
#40#47-
    
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 h
#43#49-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
3 h
#43#48-
    
Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
4 h
#63#47-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
4 h
#40#45-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
5 h
#47#49-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
5 h
#53#46-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
5 h
#50#48-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
5 h
#35#45-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
6 h
#40#47-
    
Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
6 h
#56#47-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
7 h
#40#55-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
7 h
#40#45-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
8 h
#40#48-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
8 h
#41#46-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
8 h
#40#47-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
8 h
#37#47-
    
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
9 h
#44#48-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
9 h
#41#47-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
10 h
#40#45-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
11 h
#47#52-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
12 h
#42#49-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
13 h
#43#47-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
14 h
#41#47-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
15 h
#56#47-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
17 h
#46#41-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
19 h
#43#48-
    
Site ProjectionsS. Proj...
numberFire
20 h
#41#54-
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
20 h
#35#41-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
21 h
#36#45-
    
Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
22 h
#45#47-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
23 h
#45#47-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
24 h
#40-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
1 d
#44#42-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
1 d
#41#47-
    
Jacob WayneJ. Wayne
Lineups
1 d
#57#51-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
1 d
#48#47-
    
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 d
#39#47-
    
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#30#49-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
1 d
#44#48-
    
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
SleeperWire
1 d
#44#48-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#44#48-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
1 d
#34#53-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
1 d
#41#46-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 d
#45#48-
    
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#44#48-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
1 d
#44#48-
    
Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
1 d
#45#55-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
1 d
#44#48-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 d
#44#48-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 d
#47#49-
    
Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
2 d
#32#47-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#47#49-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#42#50-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
2 d
#47#49-
    
Mike KruegerM. Krueger
FFToday
2 d
#32#52-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 d
#56#49-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#40#48-
    
Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
2 d
#21#48-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
2 d
#46#50-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#47#48-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 d
#48#54-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#47#49-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#46#50-
    
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
3 d
#60#56-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Brian Hill
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
Tony Pollard
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA
3 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
at LAR
2 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DAL
3 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
vs. ATL
2 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CHI
9 rush, 58 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 1 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
at SEA
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, -5 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at GB
4 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
vs. CLE
3 rush, 16 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. CAR
6 rush, 39 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
vs. NYG
6 rush, 30 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at MIN
10 rush, 28 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
vs. ARI
10 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. DET
2 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 27 yds, 0 td
at WAS
8 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at CAR
11 rush, 55 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
at PHI
7 rush, 40 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. DEN
8 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
9 rush, 57 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 10BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 11 at NO
4 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
at MIN
5 rush, 60 yds, 1 td
Week 12 vs. LV
13 rush, 55 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. WAS
4 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. NO at BAL
Week 14 at LAC at CIN
Week 15 vs. TB vs. SF
Week 16 at KC vs. PHI
Week 17 at TB at NYG
Player Projections Comparison
 
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Brian Hill
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
vs. NO, Sun 1pm EST
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
Tony Pollard
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
at BAL, Tue 8pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts8.57.4
Rush Yards34.132.4
Rush TDs0.10.1
   
Receiving
   
Receptions1.71.3
Rec Yards11.87.8
Rec TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points5.24.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Brian Hill
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
Tony Pollard
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
2020 Points 
Week 12.03.2
Week 22.50.9
Week 314.0-0.5
Week 42.39.2
Week 55.43.2
Week 61.44.0
Week 73.02.2
Week 86.46.4
Week 92.45.8
Week 10
Week 111.812.0
Week 125.52.2
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total46.748.6
Average4.24.4
Player Targets Comparison
 
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Brian Hill
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
Tony Pollard
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
2020 Targets 
Week 123
Week 221
Week 331
Week 422
Week 523
Week 624
Week 731
Week 832
Week 912
Week 10
Week 1100
Week 1212
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
Brian Hill
Brian Hill
RB - ATL
vs. NO, Sun 1pm EST
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
Tony Pollard
Tony Pollard
RB - DAL
at BAL, Tue 8pm EST
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Raheem Morris said they're "hopeful" to get Gurley back this week, though that's hardly a guarantee. With him out of the lineup Hill and Smith shared the touches, though it was Smith who was more efficient, finishing with 75 total yards and a touchdown on 16 touches compared to Hill's 55 total yards on 13 touches. We could sit here and talk about what this timeshare is without Gurley, but it won't make much of a difference in Week 13, as you really don't want to play either of them against the Saints, who've allowed the fewest fantasy points to running backs. The competition they've played isn't in question either, as running backs have averaged 6.9 fewer half-PPR points against the Saints than they do in non-Saints games. That's easily the biggest gap in the league. Of the production the Saints have allowed to skill-position players (63.0 PPR points per game), just 26.6 percent of it goes to running backs, which is the second-lowest percentage in football. There are just three teams in the NFL who've allowed fewer than 10.0 fantasy points per game on the ground to running backs. The Falcons, Saints, and Bucs. We know that touchdowns are important to production in this backfield by now, right? Well, the Saints have allowed just five total touchdowns to running backs this year, or one every 53.8 touches. Both of those are the best numbers in the league. They've allowed just 27 percent of carries inside the five-yard line be converted into touchdowns, which is the third-lowest percentage in the league, so even if Gurley plays, his touchdown-dependent stat lines are problematic. That should be enough for you to worry, but what about when I tell you they've allowed a league-low 1,049 total yards to running backs this year (95.4 per game)? When you factor in weighted opportunity, the Saints have allowed 8.6 percent fewer points per opportunity than any other team in the league. The average RB1 performance in 2019 was 17.2 PPR points. The Saints are the only team in the league who've yet to allow a running back hit that mark. Even if Gurley suits up, he's just a boring RB3 who will bust if he doesn't score. If he doesn't play, Smith would be the preferred option, as he at least gets passing-down usage, but he'd be just a low-end RB3/high-end RB4.