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Steven Nelson or Sauce Gardner

Who Should I Start? - Week 3 • Start New
Steven Nelson

Steven Nelson

DBHouston Texans HOU
Sauce Gardner

Sauce Gardner

CBNew York Jets NYJ
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Nelson over Gardner

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Steven Nelson
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Owners starting Gardner over Nelson

 
 
 
 
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Performance Steven Nelson
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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
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Next Up Own/Start Comparison
Redzone Touches Steven Nelson

Redzone information only applies to RB, WR, TE.

Redzone Touches Sauce Gardner

Redzone information only applies to RB, WR, TE.

Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Steven Nelson
OWN
 
0%
No change since last week.
START
 
0%
No change since last week.
OWN/START Sauce Gardner
OWN
 
3%
-0.83 compared to last week
START
 
3%
-1.14 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Steven Nelson
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Sauce Gardner
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Steven Nelson

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 73rd with 61.5 total points (3.62 avg).
  • Currently 90.5 points behind the leader: Jalen Pitre
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.6 PPG.
  • Defensive Stats

  • Top 75 in solo tackles, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 67th among DB.
  • Top 75 in assisted tackles, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 69th among DB.
  • Top 35 in sacks and is currently ranked 35th among DB.
  • Ranked 103rd in interceptions and is currently among DB.
  • Top 100 in passes defended, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 89th among DB.
  • Top 35 in yards lost with 7 and is currently ranked 28th among DB.
  • 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: +34, Assisted Tackles: +10 Sacks: +1, INTs: +1, 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 Sauce Gardner

    Overview

  • Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 8th with 105.5 total points (6.21 avg).
  • Currently 46.5 points behind the leader: Jalen Pitre
  • Average points in the past two weeks have dipped quite a bit at 6.2.
  • Defensive Stats

  • Top 50 in solo tackles and is currently ranked 37th among DB.
  • Top 20 in assisted tackles and is currently ranked 19th among DB.
  • Top 50 in interceptions and is currently ranked 50th among DB.
  • Top 3 in passes defended and is currently ranked 1st among DB.
  • 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: +52, Assisted Tackles: +23 Sacks: EVEN, INTs: +2, Passes Defended: +19, 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 Steven Nelson

ILLNESS - Mar 1, 2023

Questionable Illness Mar 1, 2023
Injury Sauce Gardner

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Steven Nelson

Week 3
Houston Texans @ Chicago Bears

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
27.24383.1823142000.00
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 32nd with 57.00 total points (3.35 avg).
  • Currently 129 points behind the leader: Patriots DST
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.4 PPG.

Defensive Stats

  • Ranked 31st in rush defense with 2674 (157.29 per game).
  • Ranked 14th in pass defense with 3840 (225.88 per game).
  • One of the worst in points against with 27.24 per game and currently ranked 32nd among DST.
  • Currently ranked 32nd in Total TDs with 0 (0.00 per game) among DST.

Bonus Qualities

  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Total Yards Against: +98.78, Turnovers: +15 Sacks: +9, INTs: +9, TDs: -1, Points Allowed: +5.64,
  • 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: 39, INT: 12, TDS: 3, PA/G: 25.4, YDS/G: 336.5
Matchups Sauce Gardner

Week 3
New York Jets VS Cincinnati Bengals

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
18.53294.8428153322.67
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 8th with 130.00 total points (6.84 avg).
  • Currently 56 points behind the leader: Patriots DST
  • Average points in the past two weeks have increased by 3.2 PPG. If you don"t have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.

Defensive Stats

  • Top 4 in total yards against with 294.84 per game and is currently ranked 3rd among DST.
  • Top 6 in turnovers with 28 (1.47 per game) and is currently ranked 6th among DST.
  • Top 6 in rush defense with 1741 (91.63 per game) and is currently ranked 5th among DST.
  • Ranked 15th in pass defense with 3861 (203.21 per game).
  • Top 12 in interceptions with 15 (0.79 per game) and currently ranked 11th among DST.
  • Top 10 in points against with 18.53 per game and currently ranked 10th among DST.
  • Currently ranked 16th 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: -71.41, Turnovers: +25 Sacks: +25, INTs: +13, TDs: +2, Points Allowed: -5.22,
  • 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: 14, TDS: 2, PA/G: 23.5, YDS/G: 372.8
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Steven Nelson
6.13
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Sauce Gardner
8.45
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Steven Nelson
TACKLES
YEAR TEAM GP TOTAL AST SACK PASS DEF INT INT TD
2015 KC 6 16 8 0 0 0 0
2016 KC 15 65 6 0 16 0 0
2017 8 41 7 0 3 0 0
2018 KC 16 69 11 0 14 4 0
2020 PIT 16 48 5 0 9 2 0
2021 PHI 16 49 15 0 7 1 0
2022 HOU 16 52 13 1 6 1 0
3-YEAR AVG 52 11 0 7 1 0
Totals 96 346 66 1 55 8 0
Career Sauce Gardner
TACKLES
YEAR TEAM GP TOTAL AST SACK PASS DEF INT INT TD
2022 NYJ 16 69 20 0 19 2 0
3-YEAR AVG 35 10 0 10 1 0
Totals 17 75 23 0 19 2 0
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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
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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
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BOS @CAR 5:00 PM EST
TOR vs WAS 5:00 PM EST