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Tyrell Williams or John Brown

Who Should I Start? - Week 15

 
Experts' Pick
 
  John BrownJ. Brown
WR - BUF
John Brown
at PIT, Sun 8pm EST
Tyrell WilliamsT. Williams
WR - OAK
Tyrell Williams
vs. JAC, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Dec 15th, 2019
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 25# 41-
Best Rank# 23# 37-
Worst Rank# 41# 50-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at PIT vs. JAC-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs PITThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs JAC-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec17.116.3
Rec Yds189.8204.7
Rec TD1.31.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total126.382.4-
Avg Game9.77.5-
Avg Projection8.68.7-
Week 142.63.5-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather30 F, Overcast55 F, Clear-
    
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  John BrownJ. Brown
WR - BUF
John Brown
Tyrell WilliamsT. Williams
WR - OAK
Tyrell Williams
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at NYJ
10 tar, 7 rec, 123 yds, 1 td
vs. DEN
7 tar, 6 rec, 105 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at NYG
8 tar, 7 rec, 72 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
7 tar, 5 rec, 46 yds, 1 td
Week 3 vs. CIN
5 tar, 4 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
at MIN
3 tar, 3 rec, 29 yds, 1 td
Week 4 vs. NE
11 tar, 5 rec, 69 yds, 0 td
at IND
7 tar, 3 rec, 36 yds, 1 td
Week 5 at TEN
5 tar, 5 rec, 75 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
Week 6BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. MIA
6 tar, 5 rec, 83 yds, 1 td
at GB
Week 8 vs. PHI
8 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
at HOU
6 tar, 3 rec, 91 yds, 1 td
Week 9 vs. WAS
7 tar, 4 rec, 76 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
4 tar, 3 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at CLE
11 tar, 5 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
vs. LAC
5 tar, 3 rec, 25 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at MIA
14 tar, 9 rec, 137 yds, 2 td
vs. CIN
4 tar, 4 rec, 82 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. DEN
4 tar, 2 rec, 39 yds, 1 td
at NYJ
6 tar, 2 rec, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at DAL
4 tar, 3 rec, 26 yds, 0 td
at KC
4 tar, 1 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 14 vs. BAL
8 tar, 3 rec, 26 yds, 0 td
vs. TEN
4 tar, 3 rec, 35 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at PIT vs. JAC
Week 16 at NE at LAC
Week 17 vs. NYJ at DEN
  John BrownJ. Brown
WR - BUF
John Brown
at PIT, Sun 8pm EST
Tyrell WilliamsT. Williams
WR - OAK
Tyrell Williams
vs. JAC, Sun 4pm EST
Receiving
   
Receptions4.34.1
Rec Yards60.556.3
Rec TDs0.40.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.10.0
Rush Yards0.30.1
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points8.68.7
   
  John BrownJ. Brown
WR - BUF
John Brown
Tyrell WilliamsT. Williams
WR - OAK
Tyrell Williams
2019 Points 
Week 118.316.5
Week 27.210.6
Week 35.58.9
Week 46.99.6
Week 57.5
Week 6
Week 714.3
Week 85.415.1
Week 97.64.8
Week 107.72.5
Week 1125.78.2
Week 129.91.8
Week 137.70.9
Week 142.63.5
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  John BrownJ. Brown
WR - BUF
John Brown
Tyrell WilliamsT. Williams
WR - OAK
Tyrell Williams
2019 Targets 
Week 1107
Week 287
Week 353
Week 4117
Week 55
Week 6
Week 76
Week 886
Week 974
Week 10115
Week 11144
Week 1246
Week 1344
Week 1484
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  John BrownJ. Brown
WR - BUF
John Brown
at PIT, Sun 8pm EST
Tyrell WilliamsT. Williams
WR - OAK
Tyrell Williams
vs. JAC, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Donald Gibson
FantasyPros
Brown's three lowest yardage outputs of the season have come in the past three weeks, and we've seen him drift into WR3 territory in what should be a fairly low-scoring game against the Steelers.The streak continues: Williams scored in each of the first five games of the season, and he hasn't scored in any of the last six. His production hasn't been there lately, with 35 receiving yards or less in each of the past three games. He shouldn't be in your lineup for the fantasy playoffs.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It was only a matter of time before the tough matchups affected Brown's fantasy output, and though he's failed to top 40 yards in each of the last three games, he had touchdowns to carry him through in the first two. The matchup in Week 15 doesn't get much easier. Over the last five weeks against the Steelers, there has not been a WR1/WR2/WR3/TE1 combo to combine for 40 PPR points. In fact, each of the last four teams have failed to combine for more than 31.1 PPR points. It's worth noting that the Bills offense is very concentrated to Brown and Beasley, which helps, but this matchup is not for those seeking upside. Brown will see a lot of Steven Nelson in this matchup, a cornerback who's been rejuvenated by the relocation to the Steelers. On the year, he's allowed just 26-of-49 passing for 359 yards and one touchdown in his coverage. The good news is that he has allowed seven 20-plus-yard passing plays, so Brown may be able to get loose deep. There have only been seven wide receivers who've finished better than WR28 against the Steelers, and two of them came before Minkah Fitzpatrick in Weeks 1 and 2. Brown is really tough to bench considering how much he's overcome this year, but dropping expectations to a high-end WR3 makes sense here.Despite losing a receiver in the preseason who was supposed to garner 150-plus targets and then losing their starting slot receiver for multiple weeks, Williams has averaged just 5.2 targets per game, and he hasn't seen more than six since way back in Week 4. He's topped three receptions just once in the last nine games and has failed to top 46 yards in eight of his last 10 games. Despite having great matchups over the last month, Williams hasn't done anything useful for fantasy teams and is borderline droppable. There are plenty of waiver wire receivers who are lined up to get more work this week. The Jaguars have allowed 14 top-36 performances to wide receivers this year, so it's not like it's the Bucs or anything. The 1.67 PPR points per target they've allowed is tied for the 12th-lowest mark in the league. He's going to see a lot of A.J. Bouye in coverage, too, who happens to be the best cornerback on their roster. Williams is nothing more than a low-end WR4 who's failed to capitalize on his opportunity.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Steelers are 12th against fantasy wide receivers, Brown is a low-upside WR3 on the road this week. 
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