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Chris Carson or Todd Gurley

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Todd GurleyT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley
Expert
Recommendation

63%
Recommended by
79 of 125 experts
37%
Recommended by
46 of 125 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 45% 55%
Top RB Experts71%29%
Top Player Experts40%60%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 15# 16
Best Rank# 8# 9
Worst Rank# 25# 28
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total195.6188.4
Avg Game13.012.6
Avg Projection186.0177.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank303
   
Misc 
   
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Chris CarsonTodd Gurley
   
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The Fantasy Coaches
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#21#17
   
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07/04
#14#13
   
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07/03
#15#16
   
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07/02
#15#16
   
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07/01
#17#15
   
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07/01
#22#15
   
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#14#15
   
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06/24
#14#16
   
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#13#20
   
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06/29
#13#16
   
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#16#15
   
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05/29
#14#17
   
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#15#16
   
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05/16
#8#11
   
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05/08
#13#16
   
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04/27
#16#15
   
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Todd GurleyT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at ATL vs. SEA
Week 2 vs. NE at DAL
Week 3 vs. DAL vs. CHI
Week 4 at MIA at GB
Week 5 vs. MIN vs. CAR
Week 6BYE WEEK at MIN
Week 7 at ARI vs. DET
Week 8 vs. SF at CAR
Week 9 at BUF vs. DEN
Week 10 at LARBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. ARI at NO
Week 12 at PHI vs. LV
Week 13 vs. NYG vs. NO
Week 14 vs. NYJ at LAC
Week 15 at WAS vs. TB
Week 16 vs. LAR at KC
Week 17 at SF at TB
Player Projections Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Todd GurleyT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts245.3206.2
Rush Yards1,098.0866.4
Rush TDs7.87.6
   
Receiving
   
Receptions33.443.6
Rec Yards258.1341.8
Rec TDs1.42.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points186.0177.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Todd GurleyT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley
2019 Points 
Week 118.010.1
Week 26.712.7
Week 33.04.3
Week 414.519.0
Week 518.315.7
Week 621.9
Week 77.411.4
Week 815.010.4
Week 911.3
Week 1016.17.3
Week 1117.3
Week 125.71.9
Week 1316.917.5
Week 149.117.3
Week 1525.717.8
Week 166.016.8
Week 178.9
Player Targets Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Todd GurleyT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley
2019 Targets 
Week 171
Week 234
Week 311
Week 4411
Week 525
Week 64
Week 751
Week 811
Week 93
Week 1044
Week 113
Week 1243
Week 1321
Week 1444
Week 1526
Week 1612
Week 172
Notes for Player Combination
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Todd GurleyT. Gurley
RB - ATL
Todd Gurley
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
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.The Rams offense was in complete disarray last year, as their offensive line started to crumble, which dragged Gurley's efficiency down the drain. He did show that he's still able to handle a big workload down the stretch, finishing with 98 touches over the final five games. Now going to the Falcons, who have one of the better offensive lines in football, with little competition, Gurley could return to RB1 status. It's a high-scoring offense where the running backs have averaged 1,383 yards and 9.7 touchdowns on the ground, while averaging another 572 yards and 4.7 touchdowns through the air over the last three years. With Ito Smith and Brian Hill the only running backs behind him, Gurley should receive most of the work/production.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
96.9 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 1Given arthritic knees, a Gurley draft pick comes with restless sleep - but new offense and workload upside ripe with the kind of upside potential he enjoyed in LA
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
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.Gurley may be the most difficult running back to evaluate heading into 2020. He's on a new team, he still has the knee problems and you just never know when he'll break down. If you like high-risk/high-reward guys, Gurley is your man.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
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.Gurley will have a new lease on life in Atlanta and he did have 14 touchdowns last year, but he also averaged only 3.8 yards per carry, had very few big plays, and his arthritic condition in his knee makes him a dicey flex option.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
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 CarsonNo Rams RB averaged over 3.8 a carry. Despite all the Gurley concerns, he still had 250 touches on the year, and graded equally as well in the run as the previous 2 years according to whatever PFF uses. His line play was terrible, 26th in the league. He now steps into just a favorable situation, behind a top 10 run blocking line in 2019, where his pass catching work should pop back up, even if TDs aren't quite as high, to provide another 250 touch season, and borderline RB1 potential as long as the knees allow it.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
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.Gurley is going to be given all the touches he can handle in this Falcons offense, if he can stay healthy. If he proves that he can handle a significant workload, he'll easily outperform his ADP this season. However, there are legitimate reasons to doubt that he'll be able to withstand a heavy workload ever again, which makes him an incredibly risky pick.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
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.Todd Gurley sits right in the middle of the group of former fantasy studs who've moved to new teams and he arguably has the best situation. While he had an awful 2019 but he doesn't deserve the bulk of the fault. His knee issues didn't help but the biggest problems were his O-line, who blocked worse than SP15 sunscreen, and the offence that no longer ran through him like the glory years of 2017-18. Now in Atlanta, there's a good chance the former RB1 can return to his previous glory in an offence that made the questionable talent of Devonta Freeman a fantasy star. Sharing the workload is a possibility but the lack of talent behind him means he's locked into the main role and only injury can really knock him down from there. I love the upside but there is enough risk to wait until the late 3rd round before pulling the trigger.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 Atlanta is a great landing spot for Todd Gurley--he should walk right into the 17.4 touches/game that Devonta vacated. Still a 4th rounder with durability concerns. Initial Gurley projection with Atlanta is 235 carries, 965 rushing yards, 8 rushing TD, 61 targets, 340 receiving yards, 2 receiving TD.