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Jaylen
Samuels
College NC State
Team Pittsburgh Steelers
38RB
6'0"Height
225Weight
23Age
2Exp
7Bye
Jaylen Samuels's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

According to our projection, you can expect Jaylen Samuels to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. His 80 projected fantasy points puts him at #51 behind Justin Jackson and ahead of Darren Sproles. He has averaged 6.11 fantasy points in his past 11 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 5.7 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#53) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly more valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #49 ranked running back. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 66%, he is the #46 most highly owned running back. Jaylen Samuels is expected to come up slightly short of last season's #49 fantasy position rank.

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SIT EM ALERT: JAYLEN SAMUELS PROJECTED FOR FEWER FPS THAN JAMAAL WILLIAMS IN WEEK 3

Jaylen Samuels is projected for 5.1 fantasy points which projects to being the #54 ranked running back. This may be a week you want to sit Jaylen Samuels. This is projected to be a below average week with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above D'Ernest Johnson but behind Jamaal Williams. Week 4 will be better based on projected rank (#42). He is projected for 6.3 fantasy points.

JAYLEN SAMUELS IS A BAD DFS VALUE ON FANDUEL AT $6.1K AND DRAFTKINGS AT $5.3K

He is projected for 5.9 FanDuel points and 6.9 points on DraftKings. Based on the player pool average points per dollar he is coming up -$2843 short of $6.1K on FanDuel and -$2467 short of $5.3K on DraftKings. There should be much better options (see below). Barring a significant lineup change consider him a daily fantasy player to fade. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGGSATTYDSAVGLGTD1ST
2019PIT205224.40701
2018PIT153562564.5725013
Career (2 Seasons)163612784.5625014
YEARTEAMGGSRECYDSAVGLGTD20+40+1ST
2019PIT202157.50130001
2018PIT153261997.652332010
Career (2 Seasons)163282147.642332011
2019 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
SEPTEMBER GAMES25224.41702157.500
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
SUNDAY GAMES25224.41702157.500
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
LOSSES25224.41702157.500
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
HOME GAMES131861701131300
ROAD GAMES124202012200
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
Gillette Stadium124202012200
Heinz Field131861701131300
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
vs New England Patriots124202012200
vs Seattle Seahawks131861701131300
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
HOT WEATHER >= 80131861701131300
WARM (61-79 DEGREES)124202012200
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OUTDOOR GAMES25224.41702157.500
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
ON ARTIFICIAL SURFACES124202012200
ON GRASS FIELDS131861701131300
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
MARGIN 0-7131861701131300
MARGIN 15+124202012200
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
FIRST HALF SEASON25224.41702157.500
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
OUTSIDE OWN DIVISION25224.41702157.500
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
VS AFC TEAMS124202012200
VS NFC TEAMS131861701131300
CATEGORYGRUATTRUYDRUAVGRU1STRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETD
FOURTH QUARTER WITHIN 7000---00000---00
LAST TWO MINUTES OF HALF000---00000---00
FOURTH DOWN000---00000---00
FIRST DOWN03165.30702157.500
BEHIND BY 1-TO-8 POINTS017707000---00
BEHIND BY 9-TO-16 POINTS03134.31701131300
OPP 19-1 - BY YARD LINE02115.517000---00
OPP 49-20 - BY YARD LINE000---00000---00
THIRD DOWN000---00000---00
TIED012202000---00
SECOND DOWN026314000---00
OWN 21-50 - BY YARD LINE03113.70702157.500
OVERTIME000---00000---00
OWN 1-20 - BY YARD LINE000---00000---00
BEHIND042051702157.500
ATTEMPTS 31+000---00000---00
3RD QUARTER000---0001131300
4TH QUARTER0318617012200
2ND QUARTER000---00000---00
2ND HALF031861702157.500
1ST HALF024202000---00
1ST QUARTER024202000---00
AHEAD000---00000---00
AHEAD BY 1-TO-8 POINTS000---00000---00
ATTEMPTS 11-THROUGH-20000---00000---00
ATTEMPTS 21-THROUGH-30000---00000---00
ATTEMPTS 1-THROUGH-1005224.417000---00
AS STARTER000---00000---00
AHEAD BY 9-TO-16 POINTS000---00000---00
OVERALL25224.41702157.500
2019 Game Log
WKDATEOPPRESULTRUATTRUYDRUAVGRULGRUTDRECPTREYDREAVGRELGRETDFL
109/08@NEL33-3242.0020122.00200
209/15SEAL28-263186.007011313.001300
* Indicates player did not play that week