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  Devontae Booker
RB - DEN
Devontae Booker
Ty Montgomery
RB - GB
Ty Montgomery
 
 
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ECR# 49# 53-
Best Rank# 26# 33-
Worst Rank# 74# 67-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total61.468.6-
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Avg Projection92.684.2-
    
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  Devontae Booker
RB - DEN
Devontae Booker
Ty Montgomery
RB - GB
Ty Montgomery
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. SEA vs. CHI
Week 2 vs. OAK vs. MIN
Week 3 at BAL at WAS
Week 4 vs. KC vs. BUF
Week 5 at NYJ at DET
Week 6 vs. LAR vs. SF
Week 7 at ARIBYE WEEK
Week 8 at KC at LAR
Week 9 vs. HOU at NE
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. MIA
Week 11 at LAC at SEA
Week 12 vs. PIT at MIN
Week 13 at CIN vs. ARI
Week 14 at SF vs. ATL
Week 15 vs. CLE at CHI
Week 16 at OAK at NYJ
Week 17 vs. LAC vs. DET
  Devontae Booker
RB - DEN
Devontae Booker
Ty Montgomery
RB - GB
Ty Montgomery
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts126.072.8
Rush Yards473.7320.7
Rush TDs2.82.6
   
Receiving
   
Receptions30.940.3
Rec Yards256.3290.8
Rec TDs0.91.5
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points92.684.2
   
  Devontae Booker
RB - DEN
Devontae Booker
Ty Montgomery
RB - GB
Ty Montgomery
2017 Points 
Week 115.3
Week 223.0
Week 35.0
Week 41.42.8
Week 5
Week 68.03.1
Week 72.81.5
Week 811.4
Week 93.05.1
Week 102.912.8
Week 119.8
Week 123.3
Week 130.8
Week 143.4
Week 154.9
Week 165.1
Week 174.6
  Devontae Booker
RB - DEN
Devontae Booker
Ty Montgomery
RB - GB
Ty Montgomery
2017 Targets 
Week 14
Week 27
Week 312
Week 400
Week 5
Week 663
Week 742
Week 83
Week 931
Week 1012
Week 116
Week 122
Week 131
Week 142
Week 151
Week 168
Week 171
  Devontae Booker
RB - DEN
Devontae Booker
Ty Montgomery
RB - GB
Ty Montgomery
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
While it seems that the Broncos drafted Royce Freeman to jump in as the lead-back from Week 1, it isn't certain quite yet. Booker is said to have the starting job for now, and while that may still mean a split backfield, Booker is worth drafting just in case.The Packers have made it clear that Montgomery will have a sizeable role in the Packers' offense, but that it will primarily be on third down. While this certainly caps his upside, it gives enough safety that you can draft him as a reliable depth piece, and who knows if he might just end up winning the #1 job with Jones out the first two weeks and Williams already dealing with a sprained ankle.
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
Averaging 3.6 YPC over two years, picking Booker is a bet of him getting more volume than rookie Royce Freeman. He found pay dirt once despite receiving 17 red-zone carries, but also produced 14.8 PPR points in his only game playing the majority of Denver's snaps. Despite what the depth chart says, Freeman looks poised to assume C.J. Anderson's leading rushing role, which leaves Booker as bench fodder. Momentarily shining as a PPR king, Montgomery has gotten lost in the debate between Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones conquering Green Bay's backfield. Even if he wasn't much of a runner, only five skill-position players posted more PPR points than the former wideout's 61.3 accrued through Week 3. Reality (and injuries) struck, turning a September star into waiver-wire fodder once the Packers lost Aaron Rodgers. The star QB's return could revive Montgomery, an enticing PPR upside play with a murky role.
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Personally, I'm a Royce Freeman believer, and that's partly why I have Booker as low as I do. Could Booker get the majority of the work Week 1? Sure, that's definitely possible, but even if he does I don't expect him to hang onto the job for long. He's had and lost the starting job too many times for me to have any faith in him, and he ended the year last year with a -9.2% DVOA. However, he's still worth a grab in the later rounds on the chance that he gets the starting gig and hangs onto it-even if he's not that good, being a starting running back in the NFL is worth something in fantasy.As I mentioned in the top 40 article, it's impossible to know how the Packers' backfield is going to shake out, but I'm of the mind that Montgomery is the odd man out. Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams showed too much promise for the Packers to roll with a so-so running back like Montgomery. That being said, it's entirely possible Montgomery gets some substantial work ahead of Williams while Jones is out (or later if an injury happens), and any starting running back in an Aaron Rodgers offense is valuable.
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
There are reports that Booker will share the load with Royce Freeman, but I just haven't seen enough out of Booker to take that news as actionable in these rankings. I believe Freeman gets some leeway and plenty of chances to lead the Broncos on the ground.The Packers' backfield has three good players and all three will get work. All three can catch the ball as well, but Montgomery started as a wide receiver, which should get him into decent targets and move him up in PPR rankings.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
I love Royce Freeman's game, which is why I don't view Booker as a threat to him. With that being said, NFL teams sometimes do some weird things and make rookies "earn their stripes." Booker is someone who played behind C.J. Anderson the last few years, and the Broncos cut Anderson this offseason. Then they drafted Freeman in the third-round. What does that tell you about Booker? He's just a handcuff and not one that you should go out of your way to draft, as we've seen him in a workhorse role before back in 2016. It wasn't pretty.After being given the starting job to start 2017, Montgomery lost that role when he injured his ribs early in the season. From that point, both Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones shined in their roles, making it easier for the Packers to give Montgomery less work as the year went on. It seems he may play more of a hybrid RB/WR role this year, and that may be the ideal case for him. He may end up as a Theo Riddick-type player, though Aaron Rodgers has never checked down that much.
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
Could get first crack at being the lead back in Denver. Booker's per-carry average of 3.6 yards is 27th out of the 29 backs in 2016-17 who had at least 250 carries (Booker had 253). "He's got to come out and work and earn the right to be the (first) guy," Joseph said. "He understands that with C.J. gone, it's a wide open race. He's a good football player, but we want more from him, obviously." denverpost.com In an effort to replace Ty Montgomery, the Packers spent three 2017 draft picks (4th, 5th, 7th) on running backs (J Williams, Aaron Jones and Devante Mays). Fantasy owners who rely on Montgomery in 2018 do so at their own peril. @GhostTesla
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Booker is a solid talent but he has been a bust so far and he has competition. I like him as a late flier but I can't invest early in himGreen Bay has a 3 headed horse in their backfield but Ty is their most versatile weapon at RB. The gap isn't wide, but he's your best bet for now
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
This is Freeman's backfield but Booker has the talent to carve out a significant roleShould have some big weeks but buried on both the running back and receiver depth charts