Predictive Waiver Wire Analytics - Learn more
NFL
CIN
KC
o48
-2
6:30PM • PREVIEW
SF
PHI
o45
-3
3:00PM • PREVIEW

Jaylon Smith or Alex Anzalone

Who Should I Start? - Week 3 • Start New
Jaylon Smith

Jaylon Smith

LBNew York Giants NYG
Alex Anzalone

Alex Anzalone

LBDetroit Lions DET
OR
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Smith over Anzalone

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Jaylon Smith
Loading...
🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Anzalone over Smith

 
 
 
 
START BOTH START BENCH BOTH BN

Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Alex Anzalone
Loading...
Performance Jaylon Smith
Fantasy Chart Loading...

TACK SOLO INT SACK DEF TD
14800.000
Season stats based on the past 7 days

TACK SOLO INT SACK DEF TD
211400.000
Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Alex Anzalone
Fantasy Chart Loading...

TACK SOLO INT SACK DEF TD
Season stats based on the past 7 days

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

Redzone information only applies to RB, WR, TE.

Redzone Touches Alex Anzalone

Redzone information only applies to RB, WR, TE.

Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Jaylon Smith
OWN
 
0%
-1.04 compared to last week
START
 
0%
-0.52 compared to last week
OWN/START Alex Anzalone
OWN
 
0%
-1.04 compared to last week
START
 
0%
-1.04 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Jaylon Smith
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Alex Anzalone
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Jaylon Smith

    Overview

  • Average points in the past two weeks have increased by 3.8 PPG. If you don't have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.
  • Defensive Stats

    Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 14 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Solo Tackles: +52, Assisted Tackles: +45 Sacks: +1, INTs: EVEN, Passes Defended: EVEN, 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!
Breakdown Alex Anzalone

    Overview

  • Average points in the past two weeks have dipped quite a bit at 6.7.
  • Defensive Stats

    Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 15 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Solo Tackles: +67, Assisted Tackles: +43 Sacks: +1.5, INTs: +1, Passes Defended: +4, 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 Jaylon Smith

No Injury Reported

Injury Alex Anzalone

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Jaylon Smith

Week 3
New York Giants VS Dallas Cowboys

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
19.74313.9536175833.30
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 2nd with 178.00 total points (9.37 avg).
  • Currently 8 points behind the leader: Patriots DST
  • Decline in numbers lately by 4.4 PPG.

Defensive Stats

  • Top 6 in total yards against with 313.95 per game and is currently ranked 5th among DST.
  • Top 2 in turnovers with 36 (1.89 per game) and is currently ranked 1st among DST.
  • Ranked 22nd in rush defense with 2198 (115.68 per game).
  • Top 8 in pass defense with 3767 (198.26 per game) and is currently ranked 8th among DST.
  • Top 2 in sacks with 58 (3.05 per game) and currently ranked 2nd among DST.
  • Top 8 in interceptions with 17 (0.89 per game) and currently ranked 7th among DST.
  • Top 16 in points against with 19.74 per game and currently ranked 15th among DST.
  • Top 8 in Total TDs with 3 (0.16 per game) and currently ranked 7th among DST.

Bonus Qualities

  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Total Yards Against: -105.55, Turnovers: +29 Sacks: +54, INTs: +12, TDs: +3, Points Allowed: -7.01,
  • 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: 41, INT: 15, TDS: 6, PA/G: 22.4, YDS/G: 372.9
Matchups Alex Anzalone

Week 3
Detroit Lions @ Minnesota Vikings

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
25.44380.5025154120.00
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 26th with 101.00 total points (5.61 avg).
  • Currently 85 points behind the leader: Patriots DST
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.6 PPG.

Defensive Stats

  • Ranked 20th in rush defense with 2093 (116.28 per game).
  • Ranked 31st in pass defense with 4756 (264.22 per game).
  • One of the worst in points against with 25.44 per game and currently ranked 31st among DST.
  • Currently ranked 19th 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: -69.5, Turnovers: +22 Sacks: +31, INTs: +12, TDs: +1, Points Allowed: -7.56,
  • 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: 42, INT: 14, TDS: 4, PA/G: 26.6, YDS/G: 407.6
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Jaylon Smith
4.60
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Alex Anzalone
8.55
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Jaylon Smith
TACKLES
YEAR TEAM GP TOTAL AST SACK PASS DEF INT INT TD
2017 DAL 16 80 30 1 2 0 0
2018 DAL 16 121 38 4 4 0 0
2019 DAL 16 139 50 3 8 1 0
2020 DAL 16 155 66 2 5 1 0
2021 DAL 11 33 11 1 0 0 0
2022 NYG 13 89 43 1 0 0 0
3-YEAR AVG 94 40 1 2 0 0
Totals 92 643 246 11 20 2 0
Career Alex Anzalone
TACKLES
YEAR TEAM GP TOTAL AST SACK PASS DEF INT INT TD
2017 NO 4 15 4 1 1 0 0
2018 NO 15 61 16 2 2 1 0
2019 NO 2 7 0 1 0 0 0
2020 NO 16 41 19 0 0 0 0
2021 DET 14 76 26 1 7 1 0
2022 DET 16 115 41 2 4 1 0
3-YEAR AVG 80 30 1 4 1 0
Totals 70 332 115 7 14 3 0
The EDGE you need to WIN!
  • Optimal Lineups
  • Predictive Analytics Waiver Advice
  • Trade Suggestions & More

Player News

Matchups

Week 3
ARI vs LAR
ATL @SEA
BAL @NE
BUF @MIA
CAR vs NO
CHI vs HOU
CIN @NYJ
CLE vs PIT
DAL @NYG
DEN vs SF
DET @MIN
GB @TB
IND vs KC
JAC @LAC
LV @TEN
PHI @WAS
Matchup Time Pitchers
No games scheduled
Matchup Time
CHA vs MIA 1:00 PM EST
CLE vs LAC 7:00 PM EST
IND @MEM 6:00 PM EST
MIL vs NO 8:00 PM EST
Matchup Time
BOS @CAR 5:00 PM EST
TOR vs WAS 5:00 PM EST