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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
at MIA, Sun 1pm EST
Questionable
 
 
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Updated: Oct 31st, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 12# 26-
Best Rank# 7# 20-
Worst Rank# 16# 54-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CAR at MIA-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. TEs perform worse than their average vs CARThis is a 2 star matchup. TEs perform worse than their average vs MIA-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec24.914.4
Rec Yds238.9173.6
Rec TD1.10.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total52.942.2-
Avg Game6.67.0-
Avg Projection5.54.9-
Week 76.8-
    
Misc 
    
Injury AlertHand-
Weather43 F, Partly Cloudy85 F, Humid-
    
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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2 d
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Matt HarmonM. Harmon
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2 d
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Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
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2 d
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Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
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2 d
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2 d
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA
5 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
vs. DAL
4 tar, 3 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DAL
8 tar, 5 rec, 72 yds, 1 td
at PHI
5 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 3 td
Week 3 vs. CHI
3 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 1 td
at BUF
2 tar, 2 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at GB
6 tar, 4 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
vs. NYG
4 tar, 3 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. CAR
6 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
at WAS
2 tar, 2 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at MIN
4 tar, 4 rec, 57 yds, 1 td
at SF
4 tar, 3 rec, 56 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. DET
7 tar, 6 rec, 68 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
Week 8 at CAR at MIA
Week 9 vs. DENBYE WEEK
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. SEA
Week 11 at NO at TB
Week 12 vs. LV vs. SF
Week 13 vs. NO at ARI
Week 14 at LAC vs. NE
Week 15 vs. TB vs. NYJ
Week 16 at KC at SEA
Week 17 at TB vs. ARI
Player Projections Comparison
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
at MIA, Sun 1pm EST
Questionable
Receiving
   
Receptions3.83.1
Rec Yards42.236.5
Rec TDs0.20.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points5.54.9
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
2020 Points 
Week 13.84.0
Week 213.223.4
Week 36.16.0
Week 45.12.0
Week 50.81.2
Week 611.75.6
Week 76.8
Week 85.4
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total52.942.2
Average6.67.0
Player Targets Comparison
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
2020 Targets 
Week 154
Week 285
Week 332
Week 464
Week 562
Week 644
Week 77
Week 87
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
Hayden Hurst
Hayden Hurst
TE - ATL
at CAR, Thu 8pm EDT
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
Tyler Higbee
Tyler Higbee
TE - LAR
at MIA, Sun 1pm EST
Questionable
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
With the Atlanta offense back to being one of the better units in the NFL, Hurst can be viewed as a solid low-end TE1 every week. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The trend continued with Hurst with Julio Jones in the lineup. He's struggled in the games where Jones didn't play, but here are his totals with Jones in the lineup: 6/68/0, 4/57/1, 4/51/0, 5/72/1, and 3/38/0. He's averaging a mediocre 5.6 targets per game on the season, which is good enough, though not quite the 120-target pace that Austin Hooper was on last year. Hurst's current 16-game pace is 89.1 targets. The unfortunate part is that he already played the Panthers in Week 5 and produced just two catches for eight yards, though it's worth noting that Jones was not in the lineup for that game. The Panthers have allowed six different tight ends finish as top-18 options against them, so they're far from a must-avoid matchup, though they haven't allowed much upside, as no tight end has scored more than the 12.2 PPR points that Jared Cook did last week. The 4.77 yards per target they've allowed ranks as the second-lowest number in the league, so it hasn't been a very good matchup to target. Consider Hurst just a mid-to-high-end TE2 this week who benefits from the receivers' coverage.With Higbee a late scratch last week, Everett stepped into a slightly bigger role, running 20 routes, which is a number Higbee hasn't hit since Week 1. It's still not a lot of routes, as the Rams essentially let Johnny Mundt run 14 routes as well in Higbee's role. The Dolphins are one of just two teams who've yet to allow a touchdown to tight ends. It's not just that, either, as they've yet to allow a tight end more than 44 yards. It's impressive when you see that George Kittle was one of the tight ends they played when he caught four passes for 44 yards on eight targets, so he wasn't short on volume, either (that was the game Jimmy Garoppolo was benched). This is a Rams tight end group that hasn't had a single player get more than five targets in a game all season, so don't feel the need to play any of them, though Everett is on the TE2 radar if Higbee is out again. If Higbee plays, I wouldn't aim to play either of them.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Panthers are 9th against fantasy tight ends, Hurst is a low-upside TE2 this week at Carolina.