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Dalvin Cook or Nick Chubb

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Nick ChubbN. Chubb
RB - CLE
Nick Chubb
Expert
Recommendation

80%
Recommended by
95 of 119 experts
20%
Recommended by
24 of 119 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 90% 10%
Top RB Experts86%14%
Top Player Experts85%15%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 6# 7
Best Rank# 2# 5
Worst Rank# 23# 19
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total239.4219.2
Avg Game17.113.7
Avg Projection230.4200.6
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank415
   
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Dalvin CookNick Chubb
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Nick ChubbN. Chubb
RB - CLE
Nick Chubb
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. GB at BAL
Week 2 at IND vs. CIN
Week 3 vs. TEN vs. WAS
Week 4 at HOU at DAL
Week 5 at SEA vs. IND
Week 6 vs. ATL at PIT
Week 7BYE WEEK at CIN
Week 8 at GB vs. LV
Week 9 vs. DETBYE WEEK
Week 10 at CHI vs. HOU
Week 11 vs. DAL vs. PHI
Week 12 vs. CAR at JAC
Week 13 vs. JAC at TEN
Week 14 at TB vs. BAL
Week 15 vs. CHI at NYG
Week 16 at NO at NYJ
Week 17 at DET vs. PIT
Player Projections Comparison
  Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Nick ChubbN. Chubb
RB - CLE
Nick Chubb
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts255.8269.9
Rush Yards1,122.41,237.5
Rush TDs9.89.0
   
Receiving
   
Receptions60.425.6
Rec Yards531.2197.3
Rec TDs1.81.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points230.4200.6
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Nick ChubbN. Chubb
RB - CLE
Nick Chubb
2019 Points 
Week 124.08.5
Week 225.115.8
Week 320.313.1
Week 413.036.3
Week 519.89.9
Week 611.423.9
Week 726.9
Week 823.19.8
Week 911.69.1
Week 1024.312.1
Week 1111.79.2
Week 1222.4
Week 1310.47.9
Week 1413.511.7
Week 154.320.8
Week 164.5
Week 174.2
Player Targets Comparison
  Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Nick ChubbN. Chubb
RB - CLE
Nick Chubb
2019 Targets 
Week 124
Week 234
Week 357
Week 484
Week 561
Week 626
Week 72
Week 861
Week 975
Week 1074
Week 1161
Week 123
Week 1342
Week 1421
Week 1533
Week 161
Week 172
Notes for Player Combination
  Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Nick ChubbN. Chubb
RB - CLE
Nick Chubb
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
 I'm just not seeing Chubb as a true workhorse, so he's well outside of Round 1 for me.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
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.Through 10 games last year, Chubb was doing very well and was the No. 4 running back (PPG) in half-PPR formats. Keep in mind that was despite the offense not being very good. From that point forward (when Kareem Hunt joined the offense), Chubb was the No. 18 running back while Hunt was the No. 26 running back. This is clearly more of a timeshare than Chubb owners would like, leaving him best-suited as a high-end RB2 rather than the RB1 he appeared destined to be.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Initial holdout threat seems to have lost some teeth and I'm sensing that he won't sit out - likely to move to No. 5 among my RBs when that feels more like a lockWas not an RB1 with K. Hunt in the backfield mix in 2019, but new HC Stefanski is as run-heavy as they come and that should help him get back in the RB1 mix
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
With Cook seemingly ready to report to the Vikings and play in 2020, his value remains as a sure-fire RB1. The reason I don't have him in my top-5 is because of his injury history and the emergence of Alexander Mattison as a legitimate change of pace back. Target Cook at the turn.I'm a bit low on Chubb this year and that is solely due to the presence of Kareem Hunt. In the eight games prior to Hunt's return, Chubb averaged over 100 rushing yards a game and scored six TDs. In the eight games with Hunt on the field, Chubb's rushing yards dropped to 93 per game and scored only one TD. He's in a committee, can't trust him as a bell cow back anymore.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Cook caused some waves early in the offseason with discussions of a potential holdout, but the new CBA essentially makes holding out a no-win situation for a player, and Cook reported when camp opened. There's no doubting Cook's value when healthy. Gary Kubiak will likely continue to employ the run-blocking scheme that fit Cook so well last year, and Cook is one of perhaps five players or so who has a legitimate chance to finish as the No. 1 running back in fantasy. The key, of course, is the "when healthy" part, as Cook has played in just 29 of 48 games in his young career. And, despite the futility of a holdout, Cook's unhappiness with his contract could potentially lead him to protect himself more than he otherwise would with minor injuries. But all of that is just window dressing given Cook's talent. His nearly limitless ceiling dictates that he be taken as a top-5 or 6 back, though drafters would be wise to lock up Alexander Mattison in the later rounds. 
Justin Dodds
Locked In Football
At the time of writing, Cook is without a new contract and has said he will hold out without a new deal. People who drafted Le'Veon Bell a couple of years back during his season-long holdout will certainly have their doubts about drafting Cook with their first-round pick. While this is definitely something to monitor, Mattison's consensus ADP is currently #112 in half PPR redraft leagues, so handcuffing Cook with your 8-9th round pick is definitely feasible.When Kareem Hunt joined the Browns last season in week 10, Chubb averaged just 12.3 half-ppr FP/g, good for RB21 among qualified RBs. Chubb was RB15 in total fpts over that period of time. Given that Hunt is still on the team, it is reasonable to expect similar usage between both Hunt and Chubb. His current ECR of RB8 is just a few spots higher than I have him at RB11 currently largely because of the concern of Hunt eating into Chubb's volume. I'd rather have guys like Drake, Mixon, Jones, and maybe Jacobs depending on the format.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Cook had a breakout season with 1,654 yards from scrimmage and 13 touchdowns in 2019. Cook should be a perfect fit for Gary Kubiak's running back friendly offense and he should be an elite RB1 again in 2020.Chubb was one of the lone bright spots on the Browns in 2020, finishing with 1772 yards from scrimmage and 8 touchdowns. Chubb should continue to see a large role in this offense and he should have RB1 value in 2020. The question is how much does Kareem Hunt cut into his touches.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 Fun fact: Nick Chubb out-yarded Derrick Henry last season. This guy simply knows how to carry the rock, averaging 5 or more ypc each of the last two seasons behind an offensive line that didn't make things too easy on him. While he lacks overall RB1 upside, he's as safe a bet as anyone to finish as a low-end RB1.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
"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.With Hunt in the line-up Chubb becomes a solid RB2.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Dalvin Cook has massive league winning upside! (If he can say healthy.) That's the argument I'm hearing a lot of and it always comes with that little caveat in brackets, whispered in the hope you won't notice. Sadly with Cook it's hard not to notice him breaking down towards the end of every season and surely the Vikings must be as well. When you add in the awkward contract situation and things look very iffy when it comes to taking the Viking in the first five picks. That brings me to a major problem, Alexander Mattison. Mattison isn't a special back but he's shown he can do the job absolutely fine and that means a smart coach will use him to spell Cook a lot more. That's not what you want as the Cook owner as it really caps his upside. Feel free to take Cook somewhere in the Top 5 this draft season but know you're risking your season on a very shaky foundation.Nick Chubb has a sensational 2019, extraordinarily topping 1000 rush yards AFTER CONTACT. He remains the focal point of a Browns attack which should be significantly better but still run heavy with the removal of the awful Freddie Kitchens. There is a major cause for concern in Kareem Hunt though. Hunt was very good last year and while Chubb is highly unlikely to lose his role given his immense talent, Hunt could certainly chip into his opportunities and will continue to push Chubb off the field when the Browns fall behind or in 2-minute drills. Chubb remains a great non-PPR option but takes a big hit in PPR is is more of a second round guy in that format. Be very wary.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
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.With Kevin Stefanski now in town, there's a legitimate chance that Nick Chubb may reach 300 carries on the season behind a vastly improved offensive line. With that being said, Chubb does have Kareem Hunt to worry about behind him on this depth chart. Chubb's unlikely to see much work in the passing game this season, but he's still going to be heavily utilized on the ground. If there's anything worth betting on at the RB position for fantasy football, it's volume. Chubb certainly has the talent to make those carries count...
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
 Go away Kareem, don't make me lower Mr. Chubb. Pre Hunt, Chubb had 22.3 touches a game, 4 targets a game. Enter Hunt, Chubb had 19.3 touches a game, 2 targets a game. So he still had clear control of the run game but ceded work to Hunt in the pass game, which Chubb hasn't graded out well on his first 2 years, despite the 1 sweet catch last year. Hunt is an excellent route runner so it makes sense. I think they both can maintain high value as long as Hunt isn't eating into Chubb's carries. Unless Chubb improves as a route runner and receiver it seems like he's in more danger to lose touches versus the other way around. Hunt can only gain carries while continuing to be a great pass catcher. A small knock for Chubb IMO.