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Christian McCaffrey or Dalvin Cook

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Christian McCaffreyC. McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Expert
Recommendation

99%
Recommended by
93 of 94 experts
1%
Recommended by
1 of 94 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 100% 0%
Top RB Experts100%0%
Top Player Experts100%0%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 1# 6
Best Rank# 1# 3
Worst Rank# 4# 23
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total355.2239.4
Avg Game22.217.1
Avg Projection270.1237.5
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank254
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Christian McCaffreyDalvin Cook
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
3 m
#1#8
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
1 h
#1#6
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
4 h
#1#5
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
6 h
#1#4
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
9 h
#1#6
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
12 h
#1#6
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
13 h
#1#6
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
13 h
#1#6
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
15 h
#1#4
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
17 h
#1#5
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
1 d
#1#6
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 d
#1#6
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
1 d
#1#6
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#4#5
   
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
2 d
#1#4
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#1#7
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#1#5
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
2 d
#1#6
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#1#6
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#1#6
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#1#8
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#1#10
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#1#6
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 d
#1#8
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
3 d
#1#6
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#1#8
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
4 d
#1#8
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#1#10
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
4 d
#1#6
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
4 d
#1#6
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
5 d
#1#9
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
5 d
#2#18
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
5 d
#1#6
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
5 d
#1#6
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
6 d
#1#6
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
6 d
#1#6
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
6 d
#1#6
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
6 d
#1#6
   
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FFToday
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#1#3
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
6 d
#1#12
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
7 d
#1#6
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
7 d
#3#7
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#4#6
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
1 w
#1#5
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
1 w
#1#6
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
1 w
#1#7
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
1 w
#1#4
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
Redshirts Fantasy Football
1 w
#1#6
   
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FTN
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#1#6
   
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FTN
1 w
#1#6
   
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Dynasty Nerds
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#1#4
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
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#1#11
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
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#1#4
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
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#1#7
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#1#5
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 w
#1#4
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#1#10
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#2#23
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#1#6
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#3#5
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
2 w
#1#5
   
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#1#5
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#1#5
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#1#6
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#1#3
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#1#6
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
3 w
#1#6
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#1#5
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
4 w
#1#6
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#1#5
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#1#9
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
Redshirts Fantasy Football
4 w
#1#12
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
15 h
#1#9
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#1#5
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
06/07
#4#2
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
4 w
#1#5
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
Lukas Kacer
06/02
#2#5
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
1 w
#1#5
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#1#5
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#1#5
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
4 w
#1#5
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#1#5
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#1#4
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#1#7
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#1#4
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#1#6
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#1#4
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#1#7
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
4 w
#1#7
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#1#3
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#1#5
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#1#4
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
5 d
#1#5
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#1#3
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Christian McCaffreyC. McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LV vs. GB
Week 2 at TB at IND
Week 3 at LAC vs. TEN
Week 4 vs. ARI at HOU
Week 5 at ATL at SEA
Week 6 vs. CHI vs. ATL
Week 7 at NOBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. ATL at GB
Week 9 at KC vs. DET
Week 10 vs. TB at CHI
Week 11 vs. DET vs. DAL
Week 12 at MIN vs. CAR
Week 13BYE WEEK vs. JAC
Week 14 vs. DEN at TB
Week 15 at GB vs. CHI
Week 16 at WAS at NO
Week 17 vs. NO at DET
Player Projections Comparison
  Christian McCaffreyC. McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts248.1256.3
Rush Yards1,142.71,150.4
Rush TDs8.810.4
   
Receiving
   
Receptions101.961.4
Rec Yards841.9535.5
Rec TDs4.01.8
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points270.1237.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Christian McCaffreyC. McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2019 Points 
Week 132.924.0
Week 25.325.1
Week 324.820.3
Week 423.913.0
Week 541.719.8
Week 617.711.4
Week 726.9
Week 823.523.1
Week 934.611.6
Week 1020.124.3
Week 1119.111.7
Week 1225.3
Week 1310.210.4
Week 1413.513.5
Week 1529.54.3
Week 1617.3
Week 1715.8
Player Targets Comparison
  Christian McCaffreyC. McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2019 Targets 
Week 1112
Week 263
Week 345
Week 4108
Week 586
Week 652
Week 72
Week 856
Week 937
Week 1077
Week 11156
Week 129
Week 13124
Week 14122
Week 15103
Week 1615
Week 1710
Notes for Player Combination
  Christian McCaffreyC. McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
 He's a potential holdout, but it's unlikely with the new CBA. For now I'm not lowering him but that might change in a month...
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
McCaffrey is looking to repeat as the overall PPR RB1 for the first time since 2002-2003 Priest Holmes. McCaffrey had more yards before contact (635) than all but four ENTIRE TEAMS of running backs in 2019. He averaged a robust 2.21 yards before contact, which is something I'd say is unsustainable. @MikeTagliereNFL xx"The things I do coming out of the backfield, the things I do in between the tackles, I block, I pretty much do it all," Cook said. "I don't have to come off the field. I think some guys just don't do as much as I do, and I think that's why I'm today's (top) back." Cook solidified himself as an elite option at the position last season, but his injury history remains lengthy and concerning. -Pioneer Press Cook has slipped a couple of spots due to him threatening a holdout. As soon as he signs something he's the RB4, but I'd hesitate drafting him until he signs something.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
While it might sound absurd to say, there's a legitimate path for CMC to finish with more receptions this year than what he had in 2019. The Panthers are entering a rebuild and their defense saw a lot of key pieces leave for various reasons. They're going to be relying heavily on rookies and this may lead to the offense needing to keep them in games with more passing volume. If that's the case, McCaffrey's likely going to be second in line behind DJ Moore. With all that said, CMC's as easy of a pick as they come at the 1.01.Dalvin Cook is the centerpiece of his offense, which is something that very few players in the NFL get to claim. At the time of writing, we're seeing him threaten to holdout if he doesn't get the contract extension he's looking for from the Minnesota Vikings. While Cook has the leverage in terms of his involvement in the offense, he still has yet to play a full 16-game season. This holdout may extend into the regular season and that's worrisome for fantasy owners. We'll have to take a wait-and-see approach right now, but he's a solid first-round pick if he does end his holdout.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
New coach, QB may be cause for minor pause on CMC, but after 2nd-best PPR season by RB in NFL history, it's really hard to argue another player at the top spotLe'V Bell, Melvin Gordon are the most recent cautionary tales for why we should take a RB holdout threat seriously - Minimizing risk is key in early rounds
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
You can try to make the argument that McCaffrey shouldn't go No. 1 overall this year, but you'd lose the argument. Outside of saying, "running backs don't repeat as the top option," there's nothing that should suggest McCaffrey won't. He's not just a running back. He's a wide receiver. He scored 182.5 half-PPR points through the air alone, which would've been the No. 20 wide receiver in fantasy last year, ahead of Stefon Diggs. Even if McCaffrey simply stopped playing football in Week 12, he would've finished as the No. 1 running back by a massive 22.1 PPR points. The new offense and improved quarterback play shouldn't hurt at all.It turns out Gary Kubiak is very good for a run-game. Cook took his game to another level in 2019, finishing as the No. 5 running back despite missing two games. Not only did he total 18-plus carries in eight games, but he also ranked third in yards per route run among running backs. With Stefon Diggs gone, we could see him highlighted even more in the passing game, though Justin Jefferson will eat some of them. Cook also led the league with 21 carries inside the five-yard-line. Health has always been a question mark with Cook, but when healthy, he's easily a top-10 back.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
McCaffrey would be a RB1 if he didn't catch a single pass, he finished 2019 with 1,387 yards rushing and 15 rushing touchdowns. When you add in 116 receptions for 1,005 yards and 4 more touchdowns, you have the overall number one RB.Cook had a breakout season with 1,654 yards from scrimmage and 13 touchdowns. Cook should be a perfect fit for Gary Kubiak's running back friendly offense and he should be an elite RB1 in 2020.
Steven Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
Pretty simple guys: Best Overall non QB player. Even with a bad QB, he was still able to dominate the fantasy world. As long as his body can stay healthy he should repeat for the year.