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Za'Darius Smith or Micah Parsons

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Za'Darius Smith

Za'Darius Smith

OLBMinnesota Vikings MIN
Micah Parsons

Micah Parsons

LBDallas Cowboys DAL
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Smith over Parsons

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Za'Darius Smith
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Parsons over Smith

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Micah Parsons
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Performance Za'Darius Smith
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TACK SOLO INT SACK DEF TD
Season stats based on the past 7 days

TACK SOLO INT SACK DEF TD
3200.000
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Micah Parsons
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TACK SOLO INT SACK DEF TD
4100.010
Season stats based on the past 7 days

TACK SOLO INT SACK DEF TD
7401.030
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Next Up Own/Start Comparison
Redzone Touches Za'Darius Smith

Redzone information only applies to RB, WR, TE.

Redzone Touches Micah Parsons

Redzone information only applies to RB, WR, TE.

Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Za'Darius Smith
OWN
 
2%
+0.79 compared to last week
START
 
2%
+0.79 compared to last week
OWN/START Micah Parsons
OWN
 
4%
+0.01 compared to last week
START
 
3%
-0.08 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Za'Darius Smith
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Micah Parsons
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Za'Darius Smith

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 13th with 68.0 total points (3.78 avg).
  • Currently 68.5 points behind the leader: Rashaan Evans
  • Defensive Stats

  • Top 20 in solo tackles and is currently ranked 17th among LB.
  • Top 50 in assisted tackles and is currently ranked 37th among LB.
  • Top 3 in sacks and is currently ranked 3rd among LB.
  • Top 6 in passes defended and is currently ranked 6th among LB.
  • Top 3 in yards lost with 69 and is currently ranked 3rd among LB.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 17 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Solo Tackles: +33, Assisted Tackles: +12 Sacks: +9, INTs: EVEN, Passes Defended: +5, INT TDS: EVEN,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!
  • Season Outlook

Breakdown Micah Parsons

    Overview

  • Average points in the past two weeks have increased by 3 PPG.
  • Defensive Stats

    Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 17 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Solo Tackles: +40, Assisted Tackles: +22 Sacks: +12.5, INTs: EVEN, Passes Defended: +5, INT TDS: EVEN,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!
  • Season Outlook

Next Up Health Check
Injury Za'Darius Smith

No Injury Reported

Injury Micah Parsons

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Za'Darius Smith

Week 3
Minnesota Vikings VS Detroit Lions

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
25.12408.0622123920.00
Compare to same point last season

Overview

  • Experts don"t even rank him among DST's. Either he is on a bye week or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 29th with 97.00 total points (5.71 avg).
  • Currently 89 points behind the leader: Patriots DST
  • Average points in the past two weeks have dipped quite a bit at 5.7.

Defensive Stats

  • Ranked 29th in rush defense with 2491 (146.53 per game).
  • Ranked 30th in pass defense with 4446 (261.53 per game).
  • One of the worst in points against with 25.12 per game and currently ranked 25th among DST.
  • Currently ranked 22nd in Total TDs with 2 (0.12 per game) among DST.

Bonus Qualities

  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Total Yards Against: -14.69, Turnovers: +20 Sacks: +33, INTs: +12, TDs: +2, Points Allowed: -11.13,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!

Season Outlook

  • SACK: 35, INT: 11, TDS: 2, PA/G: 29.2, YDS/G: 403.5
Matchups Micah Parsons

Week 3
Dallas Cowboys @ New York Giants

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
22.79334.741964220.00
Compare to same point last season

Overview

  • Experts don"t even rank him among DST's. Either he is on a bye week or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 27th with 101.00 total points (5.32 avg).
  • Currently 85 points behind the leader: Patriots DST
  • Average points in the past two weeks have dipped quite a bit at 6.8.

Defensive Stats

  • Ranked 27th in rush defense with 2451 (129.00 per game).
  • Ranked 17th in pass defense with 3909 (205.74 per game).
  • One of the worst in points against with 22.79 per game and currently ranked 28th among DST.
  • Currently ranked 21st in Total TDs with 2 (0.11 per game) among DST.

Bonus Qualities

  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Total Yards Against: -52.01, Turnovers: +14 Sacks: +33, INTs: +3, TDs: +2, Points Allowed: -2.21,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!

Season Outlook

  • SACK: 37, INT: 12, TDS: 2, PA/G: 26, YDS/G: 377
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Za'Darius Smith
10.86
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Micah Parsons
13.12
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Za'Darius Smith
TACKLES
YEAR TEAM GP TOTAL AST SACK PASS DEF INT INT TD
2015 BAL 14 46 14 14 1 0 0
2016 BAL 7 14 9 1 1 0 0
2017 BAL 11 24 9 4 0 0 0
2018 BAL 16 44 17 9 3 0 0
2019 GB 16 52 14 14 0 0 0
2020 GB 16 52 17 13 2 0 0
2021 GB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2022 MIN 16 43 11 9 5 0 0
3-YEAR AVG 34 10 8 2 0 0
Totals 101 284 94 64 12 0 0
Career Micah Parsons
TACKLES
YEAR TEAM GP TOTAL AST SACK PASS DEF INT INT TD
2021 DAL 16 83 19 13 3 0 0
2022 DAL 16 62 21 12 3 0 0
3-YEAR AVG 73 20 13 3 0 0
Totals 36 154 45 27 9 0 0
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