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Najee Harris
RB - PIT
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Najee Harris
RB - PIT
D'Andre Swift
RB - DET
 
 
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ECR# 14# 21-
Best Rank# 5# 7-
Worst Rank# 71# 36-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total0.0143.8-
Avg Game11.1-
Avg Projection199.8195.6-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
Najee Harris
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
D'Andre Swift
RB - DET
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at BUF vs. SF
Week 2 vs. LV at GB
Week 3 vs. CIN vs. BAL
Week 4 at GB at CHI
Week 5 vs. DEN at MIN
Week 6 vs. SEA vs. CIN
Week 7BYE WEEK at LAR
Week 8 at CLE vs. PHI
Week 9 vs. CHIBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. DET at PIT
Week 11 at LAC at CLE
Week 12 at CIN vs. CHI
Week 13 vs. BAL vs. MIN
Week 14 at MIN at DEN
Week 15 vs. TEN vs. ARI
Week 16 at KC at ATL
Week 17 vs. CLE at SEA
Week 18 at BAL vs. GB
Player Projections Comparison
 
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
Najee Harris
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
D'Andre Swift
RB - DET
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts254.5208.3
Rush Yards1,104.8914.0
Rush TDs8.08.7
   
Receiving
   
Receptions47.060.3
Rec Yards345.7443.4
Rec TDs2.02.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points199.8195.6
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
Najee Harris
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
D'Andre Swift
RB - DET
2020 Points 
Week 18.3
Week 27.2
Week 31.9
Week 411.2
Week 5
Week 624.3
Week 710.8
Week 82.3
Week 99.7
Week 1020.9
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 1411.0
Week 1518.2
Week 165.0
Week 1713.0
Week 18
Total0.0143.8
Average11.1
Player Targets Comparison
 
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
Najee Harris
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
D'Andre Swift
RB - DET
2020 Targets 
Week 15
Week 25
Week 32
Week 44
Week 5
Week 64
Week 75
Week 84
Week 95
Week 105
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 145
Week 155
Week 165
Week 173
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
Najee Harris
Najee Harris
RB - PIT
D'Andre Swift
RB - DET
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
One of the greatest discounts in all of fantasy football year-over-year is rookie RBs in redraft leagues. The casual fantasy manager isn't quite sure about who this player is and what they bring to the table, so they choose to focus in on players that they do know instead. Harris - most likely - isn't going to ascend into the top-10 of ADP (Average Draft Position) this off-season, but he has a very good chance of finishing in that range when it's all said and done. The Steelers invested significant draft capital in this player due to needing to balance out the offense and Harris has the size and skillset to shoulder a huge workload for this offense. He's a fantastic receiver out of the backfield and Big Ben should be looking to funnel targets his way repeatedly. If you can snag Harris as your RB2 in fantasy football this season, that's a winning strategy. My Very Early Projection: 285-1167-8 rushing & 59-482-2 receiving.Based on pure talent, Swift already belongs in the top-12 RB conversation in the NFL. Unfortunately, it's hard to have faith that Swift will finish in that range this year for fantasy purposes. While he could see plenty of targets in the passing game, the scoring opportunities on this bad Detroit Lions team probably aren't going to be very plentiful. Additionally, he now has Jamaal Williams in this backfield to compete for touches with and Anthony Lynn has been vocal about his love for utilizing a committee approach. Swift is going to be a safe RB2 for your roster this season because of the floor he'll bring you week in and week out. However, due to the offense he's in, there's virtually no upside. Think about it this way...would you have been as excited about Swift last season if he were on the New York Jets or Jacksonville Jaguars and in a near 50/50 time share? That could be the exact situation we're looking at this season in Detroit. My Very Early Projection: 206-843-5 rushing & 54-428-1 receiving.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Running backs are at their prime when they enter the NFL, which makes them the most valuable their rookie season, unlike quarterbacks, wide receivers, and tight ends. Because of that, Harris, who takes over as the Steelers' lead back, is someone you want to have on your roster. The Steelers are a team that hasn't been shy about giving running backs 18-plus touches per game with Mike Tomlin at the helm. You don't draft a three-down back like Harris in the first round and put him in some timeshare. I wouldn't be surprised to see him average 20-plus touches per game, which puts him smack dab in the middle of the RB1 conversation.There were certainly flashes of what could be a great three-down back with Swift last year, but the Lions seem to have alternate plans. They snagged Jamaal Williams in free agency and signed him to a two-year deal. Then, they drafted Jermar Jefferson. Then, they brought in Todd Gurley on a free agent visit. While they didn't sign him, it's not promising for Swift's outlook, as they clearly want this to be somewhat of a timeshare. It's not to say timeshare backs can't get into the top-12 conversation - they can, but it requires a lot of scoring opportunities, something we're not expecting from the Lions offense. Swift is an extremely talented football player, but situation and opportunity knock him into clear-cut RB2 territory.
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
Najee Harris is such an impressive RB. He is a three down RB who has the goods and fights for every yard. The bad news is the situation he's in. While Pittsburgh will make him an every down RB, their line is garbage and Big Ben is washed up. Ben's declining arm strength and the lack of a deep threat will allow safeties to crowd the box to stop Najee. I don't see this turning out well. The 2nd/3rd round is too high for a guy on an offense which figures to struggle.Swift is a really talented RB, but he isn't big enough to be a three down RB. He'll wear down. The Lions signed RB Jamaal Williams from Green Bay in free agency. He'll probably see the goal line work. He's a better power runner. There's also rumors that Detroit is interested in Todd Gurley. Some members of the Lions front office came over from L.A. when Gurley was playing for the Rams. Detroit's offense isn't that great anyway. This is one of those where I like the player, but hate the situation type of deals. Why some analysts are taking DeAndre Swift so early (3rd round) is beyond me. They might as well take Taylor Swift instead. At that price point, I think DeAndre Swift is a bust in 2021. Avoid
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 It wasn't a bad rookie season by any means for Swift, as he finished as the 18th-ranked running back in half-PPR formats and did strong work as a receiver, totaling an impressive 1.58 yards per route run. New offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn made some waves with his comments about Jamaal Williams essentially playing as the primary back, but, even if true, we've seen backs in Lynn's system succeed as complementary pass-catching options. There are also plenty of vacated targets in Detroit and Jared Goff is sure to look for Swift as his safety net. Add it all up and Swift is a decent RB2 in half-PPR formats, but one with a fairly hard cap on his upside.
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
Absolutely perfect landing spot: his three-down abilities will be utilized to the fullest under Mike Tomlin. Immediate Top-5 upside already.Improved line, huge target upside, run-it-all-out coach. Love this offseason for Swift -- except Anthony Lynn calling Jamaal WIlliams the "A Back?" And now looking at Gurley? Maybe he's not projected for the Bell Cow role we had thought...
Tim Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Talk about a match made in fantasy nerd heaven. Harris to the Steelers fits like a glove, and though the offensive line was a major concern last season, the Steelers have pumped out good offensive lines season after season, and addition by subtraction might be in order. Either way, expect a newly much more timid Big Ben to check down to the big-bodied Harris over and over again, in addition to 15-20 carries a game.The Lions have one of the best and deepest offensive lines in football coming into 2021, which is great news for Swift. Even better news is that he is on a team that just acquired a QB that loves to throw to the RB (Goff) in an offense that lacks outside weapons. Swift could easily see upwards of 100 targets for the Lions this season, even with Jammal Williams also getting touches. New OC Anthony Lynn has produced two RB2's or better multiple times in his time with the Chargers, and with almost nowhere else to go to on offense, the offense will run through Swift and Williams.
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
Could be getting 300+ touches this season. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Harris should enter the league as a 3-down back with instant fantasy appeal. I see him as a RB2 with upside, depending on how Big Ben looks in 2021 and if they can improve their offensive line play.Swift averaged a healthy 12.8 fantasy points in 13 games last year and he figures to see more work as the featured back in Detroit. He should be an upside RB1 in 2021.
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
I didn't think the Steelers would draft him, but they did! He'll get a big workload right away and will likely settle into Round 2 territory in fantasy drafts.