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RB - GB
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RB - NE
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Avg Game12.110.2-
Avg Projection182.1170.4-
    
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  Aaron JonesA. Jones
RB - GB
Aaron Jones
Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at CHI vs. PIT
Week 2 vs. MIN at MIA
Week 3 vs. DEN vs. NYJ
Week 4 vs. PHI at BUF
Week 5 at DAL at WAS
Week 6 vs. DET vs. NYG
Week 7 vs. OAK at NYJ
Week 8 at KC vs. CLE
Week 9 at LAC at BAL
Week 10 vs. CARBYE WEEK
Week 11BYE WEEK at PHI
Week 12 at SF vs. DAL
Week 13 at NYG at HOU
Week 14 vs. WAS vs. KC
Week 15 vs. CHI at CIN
Week 16 at MIN vs. BUF
Week 17 at DET vs. MIA
  Aaron JonesA. Jones
RB - GB
Aaron Jones
Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts195.4236.7
Rush Yards969.11,076.9
Rush TDs8.59.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions37.311.3
Rec Yards287.585.9
Rec TDs1.40.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points182.1170.4
   
  Aaron JonesA. Jones
RB - GB
Aaron Jones
Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2018 Points 
Week 1
Week 24.1
Week 34.74.9
Week 414.217.2
Week 55.917.0
Week 64.122.6
Week 71.5
Week 814.6
Week 96.6
Week 1029.23.1
Week 1122.3
Week 1215.320.5
Week 1311.27.0
Week 1416.65.7
Week 150.85.9
Week 1617.6
Week 175.0
  Aaron JonesA. Jones
RB - GB
Aaron Jones
Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2018 Targets 
Week 1
Week 22
Week 313
Week 410
Week 531
Week 611
Week 71
Week 82
Week 94
Week 1050
Week 116
Week 1252
Week 1341
Week 1430
Week 1500
Week 160
Week 170
  Aaron JonesA. Jones
RB - GB
Aaron Jones
Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If you're looking for a running back who comes with top-six upside but also comes with a high-degree of uncertainty, Jones is your guy. He's the most talented running back on what should be a top-five scoring offense, but it appears the Packers haven't given up on Jamaal Williams just yet. He's ideally someone you snag as your second running back due to the risk associated with himIt was a solid rookie year for Michel, who finished as the RB28 despite missing three full games. The issue with expecting a massive jump in production is his lack of usage in the passing game (just seven receptions in 13 games), and the third-round draft pick of Damien Harris, as he's a threat to steal some early-down work. Still, Michel should provide RB2 value as long as he's healthy
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Among RBs with at least 130 carries in '18, saw 4th-lowest % of 8-man fronts (thank you, Aaron Rodgers) - GB wants to throw more to RBs which could be a further boon for Jones, assuming healthAdmittedly, there's some fear of his balky knee, and a little usage uncertainty with Belichick's history of pulling the backfield strings, but his preseason's been strong and the backfield is lucrative (NE top 6 in RB half-PPR FAN PTS each of past 4 seasons)
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Jones is an extremely efficient back with loads of upside in a new, favorable system. He just needs to put all of these soft tissue injuries in the rearview mirror.Michel was great last year, but he's had some health questions and New England has approximately one thousand running backs. He should be higher, but I can't do it.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Despite Mike McCarthy's best efforts to hold him back, Jones finally broke out last year. He has succeeded nearly every time he has been given a significant workload and has improved enough as a pass-blocker to warrant an every-down role. But he's battled a hamstring injury this preseason and Matt LaFleur has suggested that he intends to get Jamaal Williams and Dexter Williams some additional work. Still, Jones makes a solid RB2, as his spot in a strong offense and upside should mitigate much of his downside.Michel dealt with a preseason knee injury that bothered him some during the season, but he came on during the fantasy (and real-life) playoffs, showing his upside. When the Patriots spent a third-round pick on Damien Harris, fantasy owners got worried, but Harris reportedly has not gotten many reps this summer. The backfield in New England is still crowded with James White and Rex Burkhead, but with no Rob Gronkowksi, the Patriots are likely to lean on the run a bit more. That makes Michel an RB2, though one that is better in standard formats.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Aaron Jones 16 game-pace last season: 1047 yards rushing and 12 rushing TDs 300 receiving yards and 1 TD And keep in mind that he didn't get nearly as many touches as he deserved. He's dripping with upside. 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 Check out my article on BRotofantasy.com regarding Michel's inflated ADP. He was very much a game script RB with no passing game involvement last season and there is nothing that says that will not remain the same this season. He also has degenerative knee issues and has never played even half the offensive snaps in a game.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
While on the field, Jones was an elusive as any runner in the NFL. The issue, of course, was that Green Bay refused to use him like the three-down machine he can be. That may change with a new coach in town, but until we are certain he is a 300 touch guy, he will likely fall to the third round. Don't mistake that for meaning he doesn't have top 5 RB upside, however, because he most certainly does.Sony has plummeted down draft boards with the drafting of Damien Harris and multiple reports about concerns revolving Michel's knee. These are both scary for fantasy owners, but the price has now dropped low enough that you can afford to take a risk on someone with legitimate top 10 running back upside in this great Patriots' offense.
Sean Koerner
The Action Network
 chronic knee issues mean he could miss games. Damien Harris puts pressure on him. not ideal in any sort of PPR. he's more valuable in Best Ball as he will consolidate his value into several games he goes off
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Assuming he stays healthy, Aaron Jones is going to be a RB1 this season. He's the best RB on that depth chart by a mile, and he was fantastic when they finally gave him the workload he deserves. Jones had the most carries of 10+ yards of any RB with less than 150 carries last season, while he lead the league in YPC, and was 5th in percentage of runs that gain positive yards (Scott Barrett). The only concern with Jones is his health. He's suffered three separate MCL sprains, a pulled hamstring, and has just 4 career games over 15 carries...and exactly 0 games with 20 or more carries. We just don't know if he's capable of handling the workload we want. He's done everything he can over the offseason to try and get his body into perfect shape. He's down to 5.3% body fat as part of a new diet and workout strategy. At the end of the day, he's worth the gamble in the third round. All of the sure thing RB's are gone at this point, and you start to run out of RB's with top 10 upside. Jones absolutely has that sort of upside in his range of outcomes...he just needs to stay on the field.Honestly, I can't justify drafting Sony this season. Not only did the Patriots draft another RB early this season, but his knee is a concern. He's suffered a torn ACL, a fractured shoulder blade, multiple ankle sprains, a fractured forearm and three separate knee strains. Sony, unsurprisingly, has the second highest chance of injury this season according to sports injury predictor. You can also add volume reduction to his risk. We know that White is going to get most of the passing down work, and that Harris is going to take some of the early down work away from him. This backfield is very similar to that of Washington. Assuming everyone stays healthy, Sony isn't going to pay off his ADP. He would need a Damien Harris injury to be anything more than a TD upside FLEX play. Yet he's being drafted as a mid range RB 2. Save yourself the headache and just stay away from Sony this season.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Jones was one of the best running backs in the NFL in the 2nd half of the 2018 season. As long as the new coaching staff continues that usage, he should be a RB1 in 2019. He should also see more targets in the passing game, something the prior coaching staff did not do enough of last year.Michel had a breakout postseason and that could carry over to a strong 2019 season. He does have some knee issues, but he should still be a solid RB3 with RB2 upside in 2019.