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David Johnson or Jonathan Taylor

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jonathan TaylorJ. Taylor
RB - IND
Jonathan Taylor
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
Expert
Recommendation

62%
Recommended by
58 of 94 experts
38%
Recommended by
36 of 94 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 65% 35%
Top RB Experts50%50%
Top Player Experts--
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 20# 21
Best Rank# 12# 13
Worst Rank# 73# 26
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total0.0105.5
Avg Game8.1
Avg Projection152.8173.7
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank29
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Jonathan TaylorDavid Johnson
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
11 m
#22#13
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
2 h
#17#20
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
4 h
#21#25
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
6 h
#14#26
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
9 h
#30#23
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
12 h
#21#19
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
13 h
#21#20
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
13 h
#18#23
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
15 h
#16#24
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
17 h
#19#22
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
1 d
#24#25
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 d
#21#19
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
1 d
#15#25
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 d
#26#25
   
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
2 d
#73#23
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#25#18
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#19#20
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
2 d
#21#20
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#31#20
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#21#17
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#14#26
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
2 d
#14#16
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#21#20
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 d
#27#15
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
3 d
#19#23
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#18#24
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
4 d
#19#16
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#14#26
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
4 d
#14#23
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
4 d
#20#21
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
5 d
#25#14
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
5 d
#31#21
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
5 d
#28#18
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
5 d
#14#20
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
6 d
#14#17
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
6 d
#20#15
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
6 d
#19#26
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
6 d
#32#21
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
6 d
#25#18
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
6 d
#14#20
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
7 d
#16#22
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
7 d
#20#15
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#27#15
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
1 w
#18#20
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
1 w
#13#23
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
1 w
#20#26
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
1 w
#19#24
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
Redshirts Fantasy Football
1 w
#21#19
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
1 w
#28#18
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
1 w
#22#24
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
1 w
#14#26
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
1 w
#18#20
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
1 w
#17#20
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#20#18
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#22#25
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 w
#19#26
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#18#22
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#16#19
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#21#26
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#18#22
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
2 w
#19#22
   
2 w
#24#25
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#32#22
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#20#21
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#12#13
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#22#23
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
3 w
#18#21
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#14#24
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
4 w
#51#21
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#18#20
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#27#20
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
Redshirts Fantasy Football
4 w
#22#16
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
15 h
#16#22
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#18#22
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
06/07
#14#26
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
4 w
#19#20
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
Lukas Kacer
06/02
#19#26
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
1 w
#19#21
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#19#21
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#19#21
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
4 w
#19#20
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#22#16
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#30
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#24#22
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#19#16
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#24#20
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#14#21
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#20#27
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
4 w
#18#22
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#13#21
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#17#19
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#72#25
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
5 d
#25#35
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#33
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Jonathan TaylorJ. Taylor
RB - IND
Jonathan Taylor
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at JAC at KC
Week 2 vs. MIN vs. BAL
Week 3 vs. NYJ at PIT
Week 4 at CHI vs. MIN
Week 5 at CLE vs. JAC
Week 6 vs. CIN at TEN
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. GB
Week 8 at DETBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. BAL at JAC
Week 10 at TEN at CLE
Week 11 vs. GB vs. NE
Week 12 vs. TEN at DET
Week 13 at HOU vs. IND
Week 14 at LV at CHI
Week 15 vs. HOU at IND
Week 16 at PIT vs. CIN
Week 17 vs. JAC vs. TEN
Player Projections Comparison
  Jonathan TaylorJ. Taylor
RB - IND
Jonathan Taylor
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts205.9223.6
Rush Yards906.1894.1
Rush TDs7.35.7
   
Receiving
   
Receptions19.539.3
Rec Yards160.5364.0
Rec TDs1.12.9
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points152.8173.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Jonathan TaylorJ. Taylor
RB - IND
Jonathan Taylor
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
2019 Points 
Week 119.7
Week 27.4
Week 312.5
Week 413.9
Week 515.6
Week 622.2
Week 70.2
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10-1.0
Week 110.0
Week 12
Week 132.4
Week 1411.3
Week 150.6
Week 160.7
Week 17
Player Targets Comparison
  Jonathan TaylorJ. Taylor
RB - IND
Jonathan Taylor
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
2019 Targets 
Week 17
Week 21
Week 39
Week 411
Week 55
Week 68
Week 70
Week 8
Week 9
Week 101
Week 110
Week 12
Week 132
Week 142
Week 150
Week 161
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
  Jonathan TaylorJ. Taylor
RB - IND
Jonathan Taylor
David JohnsonD. Johnson
RB - HOU
David Johnson
Expert 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
Barring a terrible landing spot, another rookie I love. Maybe a bit of a shock for now but all these rookies typically move up by draft day, I'm just saving you the sadness of watching your "value" pick creep up boards into August.Will 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
Taylor seeing 250 carries in 2020 isn't out of the realm of possibilities. If that happens, behind this offensive line, Taylor could easily finish as a top-15 RB this season. 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
He finished his 3yr college career with over 6000 yards from scrimmage and had more 200 yard games than sub-100yd games. Taylor behind the Colts O-line is just going to be nuts. 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
 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
It sounds like Marlon Mack isn't going away, and the coaches are talking up Hines. I'm still excited about Taylor, but I've moved him down slightly. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's looking like a very good possibility for Taylor to see 250-plus carries in his rookie season. Some may think that's absurd, but Marlon Mack totaled 247 carries in just 14 games last year. Even if we give Mack the 100 carries that Jordan Wilkins and Jonathan Williams combined for last year, it'd leave room for Taylor to hit the 250 mark. He's also running behind the best offensive line in football, so it wouldn't be a shock to see him rush for 1,200 yards in year one with his vision and speed in the open field. Taylor is right in the same territory as someone like Nick Chubb.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
Taylor ended up in a fantastic situation playing behind one of the best offensive lines in the league on a team that loves to run the football. Taylor should emerge as a RB2 with upside this week.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.