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David Johnson or Chris Carson

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
Expert
Recommendation

90%
Recommended by
85 of 94 experts
10%
Recommended by
9 of 94 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 80% 20%
Top RB Experts100%0%
Top Player Experts85%15%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 16# 21
Best Rank# 9# 13
Worst Rank# 24# 26
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total195.6105.5
Avg Game13.08.1
Avg Projection182.4173.7
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank309
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Chris CarsonDavid Johnson
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
31 m
#14#22
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
7 h
#15#13
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
8 h
#15#20
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
10 h
#15#25
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
12 h
#20#26
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
16 h
#19#23
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
18 h
#15#19
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
19 h
#19#20
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
20 h
#24#23
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
21 h
#18#24
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
1 d
#19#25
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
2 d
#18#19
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
2 d
#23#25
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#22#25
   
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
2 d
#16#23
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#13#18
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#18#20
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
2 d
#15#20
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#11#20
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#14#17
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#20#26
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#21#16
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#15#20
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
3 d
#20#15
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
3 d
#16#23
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
4 d
#13#24
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
4 d
#14#16
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#24#26
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
5 d
#15#23
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
5 d
#15#21
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
5 d
#12#14
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
6 d
#15#21
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
6 d
#15#18
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
6 d
#18#20
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
6 d
#20#17
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
6 d
#13#15
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
6 d
#15#26
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
6 d
#13#21
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
7 d
#15#18
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
7 d
#16#20
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
7 d
#17#22
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
7 d
#19#15
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#14#15
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
1 w
#22#20
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
1 w
#19#23
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
1 w
#15#26
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
1 w
#14#24
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
Redshirts Fantasy Football
1 w
#17#19
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
1 w
#9#18
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
1 w
#12#24
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
1 w
#21#26
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
1 w
#15#20
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
1 w
#19#20
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#13#18
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#17#25
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 w
#20#26
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#16#22
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#13#19
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#15#26
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#14#22
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
2 w
#14#22
   
2 w
#13#25
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#13#22
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#13#21
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#17#13
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#19#23
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
3 w
#11#21
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#16#24
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
4 w
#9#21
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#16#20
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#19#20
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
Redshirts Fantasy Football
4 w
#19#16
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
21 h
#19#22
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#14#22
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
06/07
#25#26
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
4 w
#15#20
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
Lukas Kacer
06/02
#25#26
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
1 w
#13#21
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#14#21
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#15#21
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
4 w
#15#20
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#15#16
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#14#30
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#14#22
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#8#16
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#8#20
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#17#21
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#13#27
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
4 w
#19#22
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#18#21
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#16#19
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#15#25
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
6 d
#10#35
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#11#33
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at ATL at KC
Week 2 vs. NE vs. BAL
Week 3 vs. DAL at PIT
Week 4 at MIA vs. MIN
Week 5 vs. MIN vs. JAC
Week 6BYE WEEK at TEN
Week 7 at ARI vs. GB
Week 8 vs. SFBYE WEEK
Week 9 at BUF at JAC
Week 10 at LAR at CLE
Week 11 vs. ARI vs. NE
Week 12 at PHI at DET
Week 13 vs. NYG vs. IND
Week 14 vs. NYJ at CHI
Week 15 at WAS at IND
Week 16 vs. LAR vs. CIN
Week 17 at SF vs. TEN
Player Projections Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts243.7223.6
Rush Yards1,075.2894.1
Rush TDs7.75.7
   
Receiving
   
Receptions33.339.3
Rec Yards255.5364.0
Rec TDs1.42.9
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points182.4173.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
2019 Points 
Week 118.019.7
Week 26.77.4
Week 33.012.5
Week 414.513.9
Week 518.315.6
Week 621.922.2
Week 77.40.2
Week 815.0
Week 911.3
Week 1016.1-1.0
Week 110.0
Week 125.7
Week 1316.92.4
Week 149.111.3
Week 1525.70.6
Week 166.00.7
Week 17
Player Targets Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
2019 Targets 
Week 177
Week 231
Week 319
Week 4411
Week 525
Week 648
Week 750
Week 81
Week 93
Week 1041
Week 110
Week 124
Week 1322
Week 1442
Week 1520
Week 1611
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
Expert 
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 CarsonWill be taking advantage of his 1 highly publicized run while injured in 2019, of him trying to run around the corner at the speed of your grandpa while injured. Expecting amazing health? Not necessarily, but we've seen what a 1 dimensional, rather bland back can do with the reigns, in Carlos Hyde, in 2019. I'll gladly scoop Johnson as my RB3
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. 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Hip injury at end of 2019 not too serious - expected to be ready for Week 1, which makes his No. 21 RB ADP silly cheap (Top 15 RB each of past 2 seasons)I'm buying narrative that HC O'Brien going to try to save face on DJ for Hopkins deal by featuring DJ heavily - there's 300-touch, 50+ catch upside if health holds
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
The Seahawks signing Carlos Hyde likely has more to do with Penny's health (or lack thereof), but it still has me moving Carson down a couple of spots. 
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 Texans gave their running backs 397 touches last year, and that was with DeAndre Hopkins on the roster. That's a lot of work. The only running back they've added was David Johnson. While Johnson looked horrendous down the stretch, it's possible he just tried to work his way back from injury way too soon. It appears Bill O'Brien isn't convinced that Johnson is done with his NFL career, like some. It's possible that he's not as electric as he once was, but guys, the Texans gave Carlos Hyde (who's still unemployed) 255 touches last year. Opportunity is key in fantasy football, and Johnson appears to be in line for a lot of it in 2020, making him a low-end RB2 with upside for more should he actually be healthy.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Carson has two good things going for his fantasy value. First, his hip injury appears to not need surgery, which means he should be participating in off-season activities. Second, Rashaad Penny could be a candidate to start the season on the PUP list with a late-season ACL injury. Carson is a RB2 coming off a season with 1,496 yards from scrimmage and 9 touchdowns. The only downside this year was the emergence of Penny and 7 fumbles.I do not think we will ever see 2016 David Johnson again, but as the lead back in the Texans offense should be an upgrade from RB Carlos Hyde and he has RB2 value with upside on a good offense, if he can stay healthy.