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  Adrian PetersonA. Peterson
RB - DET
Adrian Peterson
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
 
 
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ECR# 61# 52-
Best Rank# 25# 41-
Worst Rank# 121# 80-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total130.073.9-
Avg Game8.14.6-
Avg Projection63.469.9-
    
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SOS Rank72-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Adrian PetersonA. Peterson
RB - DET
Adrian Peterson
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. CHI at JAC
Week 2 at GB vs. MIN
Week 3 at ARI vs. NYJ
Week 4 vs. NO at CHI
Week 5BYE WEEK at CLE
Week 6 at JAC vs. CIN
Week 7 at ATLBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. IND at DET
Week 9 at MIN vs. BAL
Week 10 vs. WAS at TEN
Week 11 at CAR vs. GB
Week 12 vs. HOU vs. TEN
Week 13 at CHI at HOU
Week 14 vs. GB at LV
Week 15 at TEN vs. HOU
Week 16 vs. TB at PIT
Week 17 vs. MIN vs. JAC
Player Projections Comparison
  Adrian PetersonA. Peterson
RB - DET
Adrian Peterson
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts91.649.1
Rush Yards393.6196.4
Rush TDs2.71.5
   
Receiving
   
Receptions10.042.6
Rec Yards77.4326.9
Rec TDs0.31.5
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points63.469.9
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Adrian PetersonA. Peterson
RB - DET
Adrian Peterson
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
2019 Points 
Week 10.01.7
Week 29.21.4
Week 33.42.9
Week 42.84.5
Week 51.84.5
Week 613.6
Week 76.11.6
Week 810.34.6
Week 913.02.8
Week 104.4
Week 113.09.5
Week 124.96.1
Week 1315.910.0
Week 1413.60.5
Week 1515.11.2
Week 1611.512.6
Week 175.85.6
Total130.073.9
Average8.14.6
Player Targets Comparison
  Adrian PetersonA. Peterson
RB - DET
Adrian Peterson
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
2019 Targets 
Week 104
Week 222
Week 334
Week 406
Week 505
Week 62
Week 702
Week 823
Week 913
Week 107
Week 1124
Week 1213
Week 1312
Week 1405
Week 1532
Week 1621
Week 1745
Notes for Player Combination
  Adrian PetersonA. Peterson
RB - DET
Adrian Peterson
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
Expert 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
 Philip Rivers has heavily utilized running backs in the passing game for the entirety of his career. Nyheim Hines will fill the third-down role for Indianapolis and he has 107 catches over the past two seasons. The Colts likely won't be getting to third down too often as their offense should be efficient, and they won't be trailing in many games, but you can count on Frank Reich to find ways to get Hines involved.
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
 The pass-catching specialist has brought in 107 receptions through his first two seasons in the league, and the Colts' coaching staff is reportedly planning to utilize his skillset as a receiver this season. The arrival of Jonathan Taylor crowds the backfield, but there's a good chance Hines still has a role on third down or in hurry-up situations, making him a viable late-round target in PPR formats.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
AP has now signed with the Detroit Lions, which indicates that the team plans on utilizing a committee approach with this backfield. AP wouldn't have signed with the team if he wasn't going to be guaranteed touches, so this muddies the water for fantasy football. AP will see his 8-10 carries a game, but it's unlikely that you ever feel comfortable starting him this season. If you are forced into playing him this season, close your eyes and pray that he falls into the end zone. At this point, I may be comfortable letting someone else in my league try to navigate this backfield.Hines is a fantastic receiver out of the backfield, but with both Marlon Mack and Jonathan Taylor ahead of him on the depth chart, he's unlikely to see many carries on the ground. This means he could be a valuable FLEX option in Full PPR leagues, but he's going to lose production in any other format.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Peterson signed with the Lions shortly after being released by the Redskins. Despite his advancing age, Peterson is coming up off two productive seasons with Washington and likely still has a little gas left in the tank. His role is entirely unclear, however, as both Kerryon Johnson and D'Andre Swift will factor in, and Ty Johnson and Bo Scarbrough are still on the roster. Peterson will likely be usable on occasion in fantasy but there's little reason to draft him in anything other than a bench piece. 
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
After his surprising release from Washington, A.D. will now be on the hunt for a new role. He may still reappear in D.C. though a return to Jay Gruden in Jacksonville or an entirely new team are all possible. Don't drop him just yet.After the high of Philip Rivers signing with the Colts, Nyheim Hines has crumbled back to earth with the Jonathan Taylor signing. Taylor is a good pass catcher and will certainly chip into the receptions for Hines and surely reduce his carries too. He goes from a PPR flex option to no more than a speculative gamble/bench fodder.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's remarkable what Peterson's been able to do at 33 and 34 years old, compiling nearly 2,000 rushing yards over the last two seasons, but now 35 years old and in a new offense with tons of competition, it's hard to see him making a difference in fantasy football.There are some who are pointing at Hines as the primary beneficiary to Philip Rivers' arrival in Indianapolis, but I'm not one of them. Did we forget that the Colts dealt with tons of injuries last year and Hines still wound up with just 96 touches on the year? This is still the same coaching staff who didn't put him on the field over a guy like Jonathan Williams. Now you add in Jonathan Taylor and Michael Pittman, and he's going to get a bigger role? Nah. Let someone else draft him.
John Hesterman
Dynasty League Football
 The only scramble Philip Rivers has must be eggs, because it's not on the football field. His lack of mobility has annually led to a high target total to his running backs. Jonathan Taylor will be taking over the lead rusher role sooner rather than later and Marlon Mack is a sub-par receiving back, leaving Nyheim Hines as a late-round gem in drafts this season.
Elliot Berkovits
Packer Report
Peterson once again finds himself in a starting role, albeit on what will likely be an underwhelming Washington offense. Expect rookie Antonio Gibson to see a decent amount of work, especially in the passing game but Peterson will still have value in standard leagues. He should also see the bulk of the goal-line carries.Hines once again finds himself in one of the most confusing backfields in all of football. There is Marlon Mack and 2nd-round rookie Jonathan Taylor to compete with which will not be an easy task. On the plus side, his new QB, Philip Rivers, loves throwing to his RB's. If RIvers and Hines build a connection early, Hines could be a major steal in PPR formats.
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
 Was set to be a huge riser w/ Philip Rivers, who peppers his RBs in the passing game... but J.Taylor may hinder this, esp if he pushes Mack to the 3rd-down RB role