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Derrick Henry or Dalvin Cook

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Derrick HenryD. Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Expert
Recommendation

68%
Recommended by
62 of 91 experts
32%
Recommended by
29 of 91 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 80% 20%
Top RB Experts83%17%
Top Player Experts85%15%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 4# 6
Best Rank# 2# 2
Worst Rank# 10# 23
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total276.6239.4
Avg Game18.417.1
Avg Projection237.1237.5
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank84
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Derrick HenryDalvin Cook
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
2 h
#4#6
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
3 h
#2#5
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
5 h
#3#9
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
10 h
#3#7
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
10 h
#9#5
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
17 h
#3#6
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
18 h
#4#5
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
20 h
#9#18
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
23 h
#3#6
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 d
#7#6
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#3#12
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
1 d
#5#6
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 d
#4#6
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
1 d
#6#4
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 d
#4#6
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
1 d
#8#6
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
2 d
#4#6
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 d
#5#3
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
2 d
#4#12
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
2 d
#3#6
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 d
#4#7
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
3 d
#7#6
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
3 d
#2#5
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
3 d
#7#5
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
3 d
#3#6
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
3 d
#4#6
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
3 d
#4#7
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
3 d
#7#6
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
3 d
#6#4
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
Redshirts Fantasy Football
3 d
#4#6
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
4 d
#3#6
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
4 d
#7#6
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
4 d
#8#4
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
4 d
#3#11
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#4#7
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#4#5
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
4 d
#6#4
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
4 d
#4#7
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
4 d
#3#6
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#2#6
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#2#5
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
5 d
#6#4
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
5 d
#6#10
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 w
#10#23
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
1 w
#3#6
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
1 w
#4#5
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
2 w
#2#5
   
2 w
#4#5
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#7#5
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#2#10
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
2 w
#4#6
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 w
#4#3
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
2 w
#4#6
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
2 w
#8#6
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
2 w
#4#6
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
3 w
#3#8
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
3 w
#3#6
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 w
#2#5
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
3 w
#2#6
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
3 w
#4#5
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
3 w
#5#9
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
Redshirts Fantasy Football
3 w
#3#12
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#4#5
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#8#4
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 w
#7#6
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
4 w
#4#5
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
4 w
#3#2
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
3 w
#4#5
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
Lukas Kacer
4 w
#4#5
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
3 d
#2#5
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#4#5
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#4#5
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
4 d
#3#6
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
3 w
#4#5
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#4#5
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#5#4
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
05/20
#4#3
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#6#7
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#6#4
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
05/14
#5#4
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#4#6
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#5#4
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#3#7
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
05/07
#4#5
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
3 w
#6#7
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#5#3
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#4#5
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#5#4
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
24 h
#6#5
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#5#3
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
23 h
#7#6
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Derrick HenryD. Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN vs. GB
Week 2 vs. JAC at IND
Week 3 at MIN vs. TEN
Week 4 vs. PIT at HOU
Week 5 vs. BUF at SEA
Week 6 vs. HOU vs. ATL
Week 7BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 8 at CIN at GB
Week 9 vs. CHI vs. DET
Week 10 vs. IND at CHI
Week 11 at BAL vs. DAL
Week 12 at IND vs. CAR
Week 13 vs. CLE vs. JAC
Week 14 at JAC at TB
Week 15 vs. DET vs. CHI
Week 16 at GB at NO
Week 17 at HOU at DET
Player Projections Comparison
  Derrick HenryD. Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts292.7256.3
Rush Yards1,428.61,150.4
Rush TDs12.110.4
   
Receiving
   
Receptions23.261.4
Rec Yards197.5535.5
Rec TDs1.11.8
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points237.1237.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Derrick HenryD. Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2019 Points 
Week 127.924.0
Week 215.425.1
Week 310.620.3
Week 410.813.0
Week 513.819.8
Week 63.311.4
Week 716.826.9
Week 86.323.1
Week 921.911.6
Week 1031.124.3
Week 1111.7
Week 1227.5
Week 1320.610.4
Week 1422.913.5
Week 158.64.3
Week 16
Week 1739.1
Player Targets Comparison
  Derrick HenryD. Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2019 Targets 
Week 122
Week 233
Week 325
Week 418
Week 506
Week 632
Week 712
Week 816
Week 937
Week 1027
Week 116
Week 121
Week 1334
Week 1412
Week 1513
Week 16
Week 170
Notes for Player Combination
  Derrick HenryD. Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
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...
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Derrick Henry was a fantasy football superstar last year and finished the season with 16 rushing touchdowns! While that's unlikely to repeat, he still belongs in the top-tier RB conversation and is a solid pick towards the back end of the first round in your draft.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
75+ rush yards in 18 of past 22 games (playoffs inc.) - led NFL in Yards Created (yards gain after 1st evaded tackle) and Yards After Contact/Attempt in 2019Le'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
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Underrated aspect of Henry's blistering 8-game stretch (203/1273/11 rushing): not only is it the 2nd-most rushing yards in an 8-game stretch in history, but it comes against teams a combined 24 games above .500. @AdamHarstad"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.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Yes, Derrick Henry finished with 1,540 yards and 16 touchdowns last year en route to a No. 3 finish. Yes, he was dominant in the playoffs. We still can't forget that he was the No. 14 running back in points per game before Week 10 last year, behind David Johnson and Mark Ingram. Should we automatically assume Henry picks up where he left off in 2019? My issue with Henry is that he's not involved in the passing-game, which lowers his weekly floor. That alone will allow us to choose someone like Alvin Kamara over him. Henry is best-suited as a second-round pick rather than one in the first round.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
Henry led the league in rushing yards and finished the season with 1,746 yards and 18 total touchdowns on the season. His historic postseason run led to a franchise tag and with QB Ryan Tannehill back, he should be a RB1 again in 2020.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.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
3 drops on 23 targets. 2019 was his worst year of passpro according to PFF. Relying on TDs and elite production, strictly from the ground, needing a great oline, requires some big truss.