Who Should I Draft?

Adrian Peterson or Duke Johnson

Looking for Start/Sit Advice? Go to Who Should I Start

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Duke Johnson
RB - HOU
Duke Johnson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
 
 
Expert
Recommendation
95%
Recommended by
147 of 155 experts
5%
Recommended by
8 of 155 experts
Add Player
Most Accurate Experts 
    
Top ExpertsTop RB ExpertsTop Player Experts See who the Most Accurate Experts would draft
Upgrade Now
    
Rankings 
    
ECR# 27# 47-
Best Rank# 13# 27-
Worst Rank# 58# 73-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total85.0169.0-
Avg Game5.310.6-
Avg Projection129.369.6-
    
Schedule 
    
SOS Rank2922-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
    
Expert Ranks 
Duke JohnsonAdrian PetersonAdd Player
    
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 w
#30#60-
    
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 w
#31#54-
    
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#32#53-
    
Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
2 w
#29#59-
    
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#20#73-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
2 w
#29#50-
    
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 w
#21#47-
    
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 w
#36#49-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
2 w
#28#44-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
2 w
#21#48-
    
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
2 w
#36#40-
    
Dale DeMottD. DeMott
Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
2 w
#29#42-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
2 w
#24#46-
    
Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
2 w
#26#54-
    
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
FantasyData
2 w
#22#42-
    
Christian BritoC. Brito
Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
2 w
#39#41-
    
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
2 w
#26#46-
    
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
2 w
#29#48-
    
Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
2 w
#30#49-
    
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 w
#25#66-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#28-
    
The FFGhostT. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
2 w
#26#46-
    
Christopher VentraC. Ventra
RotoExperts
2 w
#24#47-
    
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 w
#25#62-
    
Kyle YatesK. Yates
The Fantasy Footballers
2 w
#25#42-
    
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#36#55-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
2 w
#13#56-
    
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
2 w
#31#56-
    
Thor AkerleyT. Akerley
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#24-
    
Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
2 w
#21#47-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
FFChamps
2 w
#31#51-
    
Dylan ChappineD. Chap...
White Wolf Sports
2 w
#29#48-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
2 w
#26#48-
    
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
2 w
#24#47-
    
Andrew FerrisA. Ferris
Fantasy Hot Read
2 w
#24#39-
    
Andrew GouldA. Gould
FantasyPros
2 w
#30#45-
    
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
FantasyPros
2 w
#25#42-
    
Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
2 w
#30#47-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
2 w
#24#52-
    
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#31#64-
    
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
2 w
#44#49-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
2 w
#29#45-
    
Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
2 w
#26#48-
    
Scott BarrettS. Barrett
Pro Football Focus
2 w
#31#54-
    
Brad ZieglerB. Ziegler
The Athletic
2 w
#23#46-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
2 w
#42#55-
    
Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
Pro Football Focus
2 w
#28#46-
    
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 w
#28#42-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
2 w
#31#40-
    
Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
2 w
#24#53-
    
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 w
#30#61-
    
Adam RonisA. Ronis
FullTime Fantasy
2 w
#25#50-
    
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#36#41-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#25#42-
    
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 w
#29#44-
    
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
The Quant Edge
2 w
#24#41-
    
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#32#46-
    
Kaz KalitaK. Kalita
Big Guy Fantasy Sports
2 w
#28#53-
    
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
2 w
#25#63-
    
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
2 w
#26#46-
    
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
2 w
#26#56-
    
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 w
#32#46-
    
Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
2 w
#23#49-
    
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#24#47-
    
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
2 w
#23#50-
    
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#31#46-
    
Brad EvansB. Evans
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#25#44-
    
Matt De LimaM. De Lima
FullTime Fantasy
2 w
#26#46-
    
Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#24#46-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 w
#40#56-
    
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#29#51-
    
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#30#44-
    
David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
2 w
#29#44-
    
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
2 w
#30#41-
    
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
2 w
#22#45-
    
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 w
#23#45-
    
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
2 w
#31#35-
    
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
2 w
#29#55-
    
Matt OkadaM. Okada
Redshirts Fantasy Football
2 w
#36#37-
    
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 w
#31#43-
    
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
2 w
#34#46-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
2 w
#24#50-
    
Seth McKinleyS. McKi...
FF Fellas
2 w
#40#51-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 w
#31#47-
    
Michael FlorioM. Florio
Fantrax
2 w
#27#50-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
2 w
#46#39-
    
Jason LongfellowJ. Long...
Razzball
2 w
#31#47-
    
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
2 w
#31#48-
    
Tyler LoechnerT. Loec...
RotoViz
2 w
#21#63-
    
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
2 w
#33#42-
    
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 w
#26#46-
    
Joseph DolanJ. Dolan
Fantasy Free Agents
2 w
#31#49-
    
Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
2 w
#31#51-
    
2 w
#22-
    
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Fantasy Knuckleheads
2 w
#32#43-
    
Frank StampflF. Stampfl
RotoExperts
2 w
#24#50-
    
Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
2 w
#27#40-
    
Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
2 w
#26#46-
    
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#21#46-
    
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 w
#32#50-
    
Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
2 w
#24#46-
    
Alan HarrisonA. Harr...
The Fantasy Fix
2 w
#23#44-
    
Anthony StaggsA. Staggs
FF Statistics
2 w
#29#57-
    
Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
2 w
#31#46-
    
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#23#63-
    
Dennis EsserD. Esser
Coach Esser
2 w
#24#37-
    
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
2 w
#26#42-
    
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#39#42-
    
George BankoG. Banko
Fantasy Football Helpers
2 w
#25#43-
    
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 w
#29#45-
    
Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
2 w
#48#35-
    
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
2 w
#21#45-
    
Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
2 w
#58#41-
    
Brad RichterB. Richter
DailyOverlay
2 w
#26#50-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 w
#28-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
2 w
#38#47-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
3 w
#49#40-
    
Allie FontanaA. Fontana
Fighting Chance Fantasy
3 w
#26#50-
    
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
3 w
#31#43-
    
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
ProjectRoto
3 w
#21#40-
    
Jon CollinsJ. Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
3 w
#29#44-
    
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
3 w
#30#43-
    
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
3 w
#27#39-
    
Wayne BretskyW. Bretsky
BretskyBall
3 w
#20#45-
    
Brendan DonahueB. Donahue
EDSFootball
3 w
#26#44-
    
Armando CrespoA. Crespo
Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
3 w
#21#57-
    
Dave McKayD. McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
3 w
#36#44-
    
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 w
#26#47-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
3 w
#26#53-
    
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 w
#40#27-
    
Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
3 w
#29#42-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
3 w
#30#39-
    
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
3 w
#41#33-
    
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
WalterFootball
3 w
#32#42-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
3 w
#26#37-
    
Jason SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
3 w
#27#46-
    
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
The Athletic
3 w
#43#57-
    
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
3 w
#24#57-
    
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
3 w
#30#38-
    
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
3 w
#39#44-
    
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
3 w
#31#44-
    
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
DraftKings
3 w
#27#65-
    
Dynasty GuruD. Guru
The Dynasty Guru
3 w
#46#60-
    
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
4 w
#26#43-
    
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
4 w
#32#61-
    
Nate HamiltonN. Hami...
Fantrax
4 w
#32#44-
    
Blake FincherB. Fincher
Fantasy Football Cafe
4 w
#31#42-
    
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
4 w
#37#54-
    
Mike AlexanderM. Alex...
Friends With Fantasy Benefits
08/21
#44#43-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
4 w
#27#42-
    
J.P. ScottJ. Scott
Athlon Sports
08/16
#55#56-
    
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
08/14
#42#46-
    
Derek BrownD. Brown
The Quant Edge
06/01
#50#59-
    
David FucilloD. Fucillo
SB Nation
05/08
#53#46-
    
Nick VertucciN. Vert...
Sundays Are For Football
01/31
#44#60-
    
  Duke Johnson
RB - HOU
Duke Johnson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at NO at PHI
Week 2 vs. JAC vs. DAL
Week 3 at LAC vs. CHI
Week 4 vs. CAR at NYG
Week 5 vs. ATL vs. NE
Week 6 at KC at MIA
Week 7 at IND vs. SF
Week 8 vs. OAK at MIN
Week 9 at JAC at BUF
Week 10BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 11 at BAL vs. NYJ
Week 12 vs. IND vs. DET
Week 13 vs. NE at CAR
Week 14 vs. DEN at GB
Week 15 at TEN vs. PHI
Week 16 at TB vs. NYG
Week 17 vs. TEN at DAL
  Duke Johnson
RB - HOU
Duke Johnson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts122.3110.5
Rush Yards575.0427.4
Rush TDs3.22.9
   
Receiving
   
Receptions45.912.3
Rec Yards410.995.8
Rec TDs2.20.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points129.369.6
   
  Duke Johnson
RB - HOU
Duke Johnson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
2018 Points 
Week 12.520.6
Week 21.05.0
Week 33.324.0
Week 49.6
Week 54.24.2
Week 610.99.7
Week 71.910.7
Week 81.625.6
Week 920.63.3
Week 1010.66.9
Week 1117.1
Week 123.94.4
Week 131.215.8
Week 14-0.61.9
Week 155.37.1
Week 166.612.7
Week 172.40.0
  Duke Johnson
RB - HOU
Duke Johnson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
2018 Targets 
Week 163
Week 223
Week 320
Week 46
Week 513
Week 651
Week 742
Week 831
Week 993
Week 1042
Week 110
Week 1222
Week 1330
Week 1401
Week 1553
Week 1662
Week 1740
  Duke Johnson
RB - HOU
Duke Johnson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Johnson becomes the lead back in Houston with RB Lamar Miller lost for the season. He should have RB3 value with upside, even with the addition of RB Carlos Hyde. Hyde should simply be a veteran presence to give Johnson a breather and offer a change of pace. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
In case you missed it, Johnson was traded to the Texans. You also may have missed the fact that Lamar Miller tore his ACL during their third preseason game. Unless the Texans trade for a running back, Johnson is walking into a 15-plus touch role on one of the league's best offenses. He could post RB2 numbers if they don't add anyone of significance. *UPDATE* The Texans traded for Carlos Hyde, which bodes well for Johnson considering Hyde has been among the least efficient running backs over the last two years.Peterson said he wants to rush for another 1,000 yards this season. Well, yeah, but how does he do that with a healthy Derrius Guice, Chris Thompson, and Bryce Love? It's either Guice isn't going to be ready to start the season, or Peterson is dreaming. If Guice isn't ready to start the year, Peterson should offer low-end RB2 value, but from everything that's been said, they're expecting Guice to be ready. Peterson is likely nothing more than a handcuff to Guice
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
With Lamar Miller out for the season, Duke is the favorite to lead this team in touches. They brought in Carlos Hyde via trade and while you may think he is a lock to be the early-down back, Duke can handle a three-down workload as we saw in college when he touched the ball 22 times per game. He comes with both risk and upside, making him a worthwhile mid-round pick.With the recent news coming out about Derrius Guice dealing with a setback, it seems likely that Washington will run AP into the ground, at least until Guice returns at full strength. That, of course, doesn't mean AP will be efficient or score touchdowns for this lousy offense, but touches do lead to fantasy scoring so don't be ashamed if he is your RB3 entering the season.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Moves up a few spots if HOU doesn't add a legit RB challenger via trade or a cut-casualty - moves down a few spots if they do 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
I'm not sure yet what to do with Duke. All I know is he needs to be drafted/owned with all of Houston's running backs dead. 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
I already had Duke in my top 25 after being traded to Houston, with the Lamar Miller injury he has the potential to be a top 10 RB, but I can't draft him before the 6th round. I expect he can carry the workload and last 16 games that is why I have him ranked above the rest of the RB's in tier 3, but he has no chance of entering tier two before the season starts. 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Johnson's value has changed drastically this preseason, first with the move to the Texans and now with Lamar Miller's (likely) torn ACL. Houston will surely add running back depth at this point, but Johnson is big enough to handle an every-down workload. Particularly in PPR or 0.5 PPR formats, he should be drafted as a rock solid RB2. 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Duke Johnson has been traded from the Browns to the Texans...which is great for his fantasy outlook. The Browns never used him enough, and given what the Texans gave up to get him, I expect them to give him a decent role in the offense. The Texans line is bad, but Duke doesn't get his value on the ground. He'll be the team's new third down back, and they should find themselves trailing more than they did last season.I will not be drafting AP this season. He's an early down only RB, who's going to split carries with a superior RB. Guice is likely to get stronger as the season progresses, so it's possible that you get a few usable weeks out of him. The issue is that even if he gets some solid volume...he's going to be on one of the worst teams in the league. Washington isn't likely to have many positive game scripts, so it's a fairly easy situation to avoid.