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Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
 
 
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ECR# 16# 35-
Best Rank# 8# 16-
Worst Rank# 26# 49-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total150.8129.6-
Avg Game12.610.0-
Avg Projection192.8112.9-
    
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SOS Rank166-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at IND at TEN
Week 2 vs. TEN vs. MIN
Week 3 at MIN at JAC
Week 4 at SF at LAR
Week 5 vs. LAR vs. SF
Week 6 at PIT at CLE
Week 7 vs. NO vs. HOU
Week 8 vs. JAC vs. GB
Week 9BYE WEEK at SF
Week 10 at GB vs. CAR
Week 11 vs. ARI at SEA
Week 12 at WASBYE WEEK
Week 13 vs. SF at CHI
Week 14 at HOU vs. LAR
Week 15 at LAR at DET
Week 16 vs. CHI vs. IND
Week 17 vs. DET at DAL
Week 18 at ARI vs. SEA
Player Projections Comparison
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts231.2141.4
Rush Yards1,059.4627.6
Rush TDs7.45.5
   
Receiving
   
Receptions43.422.4
Rec Yards321.1156.7
Rec TDs2.40.7
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points192.8112.9
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
2020 Points 
Week 118.61.7
Week 216.818.1
Week 37.620.9
Week 422.0
Week 513.912.3
Week 616.2
Week 74.111.1
Week 812.0
Week 92.0
Week 104.8
Week 119.9
Week 1211.9
Week 1317.0
Week 1415.81.8
Week 156.9
Week 167.912.6
Week 178.36.2
Week 18
Total150.8129.6
Average12.610.0
Player Targets Comparison
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
2020 Targets 
Week 164
Week 232
Week 335
Week 44
Week 573
Week 61
Week 725
Week 83
Week 92
Week 102
Week 113
Week 122
Week 136
Week 1450
Week 153
Week 1635
Week 1728
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
Expert 
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
Carson is a such a physically gifted runner. He hits the hole at 100 miles an hour. He runs violently and is tough to bring down. Because of that and the Seahawks less than stellar offensive line, he absorbs a lot of punishment. The extra week the NFL added gives me pause if Carson can make it through the season. If Seattle had a better o-line and schedule I'd rank him higher. He gets to play Rams all-pro DT Aaron Donald twice a year- ugh! Carson is solid, however, the situation isn't the best.. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
It's true, Carson has yet to play a 16-game season in his NFL career. While he does have the new contract to his name, there's still absolutely the concern that Carson is going to miss time yet again with an injury. His running style is one of the reasons why he's so successful in the NFL, but it's also a main reason why he fails to remain healthy each season. As long as Carson is healthy and on the field though, he's going to be an incredibly reliable option for fantasy football. In this explosive offense, Carson's going to have plenty of scoring opportunities and volume. As a RB2 on your roster, you can afford to live with Carson's injury concerns, while also enjoying his high-level production when he's active.Conner's coming over from Pittsburgh to take on the vacated Kenyan Drake role, but we know by now that Conner's not exactly 100% of what he used to be. He's coming off of a disappointing season with the Steelers and he'll look to get back on track in this potentially dynamic offense. With splitting work with Edmonds, plus Murray stealing work around the goal line, there's only so much potential here for Conner in this offense. He'll be a fine RB3 for your roster that can start on some bye weeks, but fantasy managers shouldn't be holding out hope for him to be anything more than that.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Throughout Carson's career, he's produced RB2 or better numbers in 60 percent of his games. That's just a smidge behind Marshawn Lynch's number of 61.7 percent, which goes to show just how undervalued Carson has been to this point. Injuries have been a question, which should lower his ADP a bit, but when on the field, Carson is a borderline RB1 who the Seahawks signed to a fresh new deal this offseason.It's never a good thing for a running back to go from a workhorse role into a timeshare, but in Conner's case, it might be for the best. While operating as Le'Veon Bell's backup, Conner had pep in his step and performed like an RB1 when given the opportunity. But once he took over as the team's No. 1 running back, injuries continually piled up, letting his body know he wasn't capable of being that guy. Many are assuming that Chase Edmonds is the No. 1 running back in this offense, and while I believe that's the case, there's a non-zero percent chance that Conner takes over the Kenyan Drake role from last season that netted 239 carries and 31 targets. There's a reason the Cardinals signed him in free agency, so he will have a role, but the question is "how big?" He might be worth a late-round pick just in case he does get the Drake role (or even 80 percent of it).
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Carson was a reliable fantasy player with 169.9 fantasy points in 12 games. He resigned to a two-year deal and he should be the lead back in their offense, making him a RB2 to upside flex option. 
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
 Conner could see a bulk of the goaline work like Drake did last year, but Edmonds should take the rest of the fantasy value in this backfield.
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
Although Chris Carson appeared in just 12 games, he actually had a breakout season in many ways. He improved his status in the Seattle passing game, matched his 9 TDs from '20 in 4 fewer games and improved his YPC. Carson returned to the Seahawks in free agency and his role in the offense is pretty clear. As your RB2, you could do far worse than Carson. 
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
Returns to SEA where he's been the RB13 and RB14 in PPG the past two seasons. Was the RB7 from Weeks 1-9 amidst SEA's offensive explosion. Could easily regain this ceiling.Edmonds has yet to hold up as a feature back... nor has Conner, but he could be in for some monster games if he ever goes full blown workhorse this year. This was a high-upside landing spot, and Edmonds is no lock to start