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Chris Carson or Clyde Edwards-Helaire

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Experts' Pick
 
  Clyde Edwards-HelaireC. Edwards-Helaire
RB - KC
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Expert
Recommendation

80%
Recommended by
100 of 125 experts
20%
Recommended by
25 of 125 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 85% 15%
Top RB Experts86%14%
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Rankings 
   
ECR# 10# 15
Best Rank# 3# 8
Worst Rank# 33# 25
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total0.0195.6
Avg Game13.0
Avg Projection199.3186.0
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank2930
   
Misc 
   
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Clyde Edwards-HelaireChris Carson
   
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#13#15
   
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#13#17
   
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#12#8
   
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#28#13
   
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#10#16
   
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Clyde Edwards-HelaireC. Edwards-Helaire
RB - KC
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. HOU at ATL
Week 2 at LAC vs. NE
Week 3 at BAL vs. DAL
Week 4 vs. NE at MIA
Week 5 vs. LV vs. MIN
Week 6 at BUFBYE WEEK
Week 7 at DEN at ARI
Week 8 vs. NYJ vs. SF
Week 9 vs. CAR at BUF
Week 10BYE WEEK at LAR
Week 11 at LV vs. ARI
Week 12 at TB at PHI
Week 13 vs. DEN vs. NYG
Week 14 at MIA vs. NYJ
Week 15 at NO at WAS
Week 16 vs. ATL vs. LAR
Week 17 vs. LAC at SF
Player Projections Comparison
  Clyde Edwards-HelaireC. Edwards-Helaire
RB - KC
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts204.7245.3
Rush Yards921.71,098.0
Rush TDs8.07.8
   
Receiving
   
Receptions49.833.4
Rec Yards439.8258.1
Rec TDs3.11.4
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points199.3186.0
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Clyde Edwards-HelaireC. Edwards-Helaire
RB - KC
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
2019 Points 
Week 118.0
Week 26.7
Week 33.0
Week 414.5
Week 518.3
Week 621.9
Week 77.4
Week 815.0
Week 911.3
Week 1016.1
Week 11
Week 125.7
Week 1316.9
Week 149.1
Week 1525.7
Week 166.0
Week 17
Player Targets Comparison
  Clyde Edwards-HelaireC. Edwards-Helaire
RB - KC
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
2019 Targets 
Week 17
Week 23
Week 31
Week 44
Week 52
Week 64
Week 75
Week 81
Week 93
Week 104
Week 11
Week 124
Week 132
Week 144
Week 152
Week 161
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  Clyde Edwards-HelaireC. Edwards-Helaire
RB - KC
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Expert 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
With Damien Williams opting out, CEH finds himself as THE guy in an Andy Reid system with Pat Mahomes at QB. *Insert drooling dog pic here* CEH is well worth the gamble in the back end of the first round. Huge upside. 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
Moved all the way into the first round for me, and you could make a case for drafting him after the top-3 RBs. 
Justin Dodds
Locked In Football
CEH is the bellcow RB for an offense that has very strong potential to lead the league in scoring. In the 29 games Mahomes has started, the RBs in those games have scored 39 touchdowns which is about 1.35 TDs per game. If CEH gets just HALF of that TD volume, that's still ~11 TDs in 16 games, which would've put him 7th in TDs last year. Remember, when Kareem Hunt was the bellcow in 2018, he was the RB6 in half-ppr FP/g and the RB8 in ppr FP/g. The upside is too large to put him below guys like Mixon, Jones, Sanders, Jacobs, and Chubb. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
I had Edwards-Helaire as my top running back in this year's class due to the way he fits the NFL today. He's a true three-down back who can catch 80-plus passes out of the backfield, while running for 1,000-plus yards. Landing with the Chiefs was a dream scenario, especially in the first round. Over the last seven years, running backs who've been drafted in the first round have averaged 280.7 touches in year one. 75 percent of them have finished as an RB2 or better. Don't think this is Darwin Thompson all over again, as he was a sixth-round pick last year, and those average just 29.8 touches in year one. This is Edwards-Helaire's backfield after Andy Reid said he's better than Brian Westbrook on film. You don't take those players off the field very often. He's worth a second-round pick and would be a steal in the third round.If we knew Carson would be healthy the entire season, he'd be ranked as a top-12 running back. But we don't. There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the Seahawks backfield, as Carson is coming off a season-ending hip injury, while Rashaad Penny is recovering from a torn ACL, and they drafted DeeJay Dallas in the fourth round of the draft. You'll want to pay close attention to this backfield as we approach fantasy draft season.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
With D. Williams opting out, CEH's workload concerns fade considerably, but he's more likely to be great because of Ekeler-like efficiency than substantial volume96.9 YPG over past 2 seasons ranks 8th-best among RBs in that span, and he's also chipped in 9 TDs in each campaign - expected to be fully recovered from hip injury by Week 1
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
I was excited about Edwards-Helaire before Williams opted out, now, I'm all in. He's about to enter the best offense in football which will give him scoring opportunities on a weekly basis. Dating back to 1999, there have been 5 RB's coached by Andy Reid who finished inside the top-10 in their first year with him. Could Edwards-Helaire make it six? I think so.The Seahawks backfield is never an easy one to figure out but over the last two seasons, Carson has proven to be the superior back to Rashad Penny. While he will never get a full workload, I expect Carson to see the majority of the work, especially near the goal line.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
107 RB targets spread out to the Chiefs RB position last year. Due to injury, and coaching decisions, no RB played more than 35% of the snaps. If CEH can consolidate the targets and take charge on the backfield(like they seemingly drafted him to do), he might just be awesome. If you thought he might've been a product of the LSU offense, feel free to rely on that excuse in KC as well, should work just fine. Updated thoughts: DAMIEN WILLIAMS, the man who struggled to take over LeSean McCoy, still averaged a 63.5% snap share in 13 games(missed majority of week 11 with injury), still averaged 15.13 fantasy points in those 13 games, a pace of RB7. But now some are worried that the man drafted in the first round doesn't have the ability, or is too risky to be taken as an RB1? Dam paced for it and he couldn't even beat out McCoy while doing so, and now neither are on the team.Hip injury is definitely something to follow-> Actually didn't need surgery for it, is expected to make a full recovery. Meanwhile, there is talk of the PUP list for Rashaad Penny, and bring Marshawn Lynch back, all good news for Chris Carson
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
With the news that Damien Williams has opted out for the 2020 NFL season, CEH immediately shoots up into the top-10 at the RB position. While he's not going to be a "workhorse" back and see 250 carries, he's going to be heavily involved in the receiving game. I'm projecting him to have a similar workload to what Alvin Kamara has seen over the past few seasons and we know how that can translate to top-tier fantasy production in a dynamic offense. CEH can be drafted confidently in the same tier as Joe Mixon, Derrick Henry, Kenyan Drake, and Josh Jacobs.Carson is a bit of a question mark for 2020 at this point due to his recovery from a hip injury. While all signs point to him being ready to start week one, we need to be prepared to shift as new news comes out. Right now, drafting Carson at his current ADP is certainly risky.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Now that Damien Williams has opted to sit out the 2020 season, Edwards-Helaire should be the unquestioned lead running back on one of the best offenses in the NFL. He is a RB1 with upside.Carson is a RB2 coming off a season with 1,496 yards from scrimmage and 9 touchdowns. The only downside was his 7 fumbles. Seattle could be a RBBC this year, but if Carson can hang onto the ball, he is a solid RB2.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Edwards-Helaire was probably set to be overvalued in fantasy drafts, but now that Damien Williams has opted out, he immediately vaults into reliable RB1 territory. The Chiefs spent their first-round pick on Edwards-Helaire and, regardless, pretty much any replacement value running back can find fantasy gold in Kansas City's system. There are still plenty of other running backs on the roster who will garner touches, including DeAndre Washington, Darwin Thompson, and Darrel Williams, and because the Chiefs' offense is so dynamic, there is no reason for them to run their rookie back into the ground. Still, without Williams, Edwards-Helaire should get the majority of the touches in the backfield, and that puts him in RB1 territory, full stop. 
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
I absolutely love Clyde Edwards-Helaire as a talent. He was sensational for LSU last year and just quietly, amazing for my college fantasy team. I was very low on him at his price until the Damien Williams hold out. He now jumps into the first round discussions for me as I don't believe Darwin Thompson and DeAndre Washington have enough to keep him off the field for more than a rest. It is very possible the Chiefs bring in a veteran and that stops me from ranking him among the elite, but he is certainly in that second tier of guys and has massive upside.The Seahawks running back room remains a nightmare for fantasy. There's clearly enormous upside available but it's an annual mess of the fumble master Chris Carson, injury prone Rashaad Penny and now the fun sponge Carlos Hyde. The common fantasy wisdom in these situations is to take the cheapest option but Rashaad Penny looks likely to start the season on IR and Carlos Hyde clearly isn't taking the starting role so it's really Carson that's the only valid option. If Carson gets the volume he enjoyed for most of 2019, he's a non-PPR monster with 20+ carries and 100+ yards most weeks. He's even starting to improve in the receiving game and has legitimate upside as a true workhorse in this elite Seahawks offence. If only the risk wasn't there. I'm taking him late in the 2nd round as a high upside option to pair with a veteran like Leveon Bell or Todd Gurley in the 3rd or 4th.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
The Kansas City Chiefs have averaged the following over the last 3 seasons: 282 rush attempts, 99 RB receptions, 4.43 rush yards per attempt, 7.4 RB yards per reception, 11.6 rushing touchdowns, 8.3 RB receiving tds Let's say, CEH only gets 60% of workload, going only on averages, he would finish with: 169 rush attempts, 60 receptions, 7 rush td, 5 rec td, 750 rush yards, 440 receiving yards He would finish with 251 PPR points. This would have had him ranked 9th last season ahead of Alvin Kamara, Saquon Barkley, Joe Mixon, Mark Ingram, and others. @BlakeAHampton