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Dion Lewis or Jerick McKinnon

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  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Dion LewisD. Lewis
RB - NYG
Dion Lewis
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 65# 83-
Best Rank# 39# 64-
Worst Rank# 102# 115-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total0.041.3-
Avg Game2.6-
Avg Projection74.238.3-
    
Schedule 
    
SOS Rank2328-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Dion LewisD. Lewis
RB - NYG
Dion Lewis
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. ARI vs. PIT
Week 2 at NYJ at CHI
Week 3 at NYG vs. SF
Week 4 vs. PHI at LAR
Week 5 vs. MIA at DAL
Week 6 vs. LAR vs. WAS
Week 7 at NE at PHI
Week 8 at SEA vs. TB
Week 9 vs. GB at WAS
Week 10 at NO vs. PHI
Week 11BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 12 at LAR at CIN
Week 13 vs. BUF at SEA
Week 14 vs. WAS vs. ARI
Week 15 at DAL vs. CLE
Week 16 at ARI at BAL
Week 17 vs. SEA vs. DAL
Player Projections Comparison
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Dion LewisD. Lewis
RB - NYG
Dion Lewis
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts92.947.9
Rush Yards377.0171.2
Rush TDs2.80.8
   
Receiving
   
Receptions21.420.2
Rec Yards174.8132.7
Rec TDs0.70.7
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points74.238.3
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Dion LewisD. Lewis
RB - NYG
Dion Lewis
2019 Points 
Week 11.3
Week 21.4
Week 32.0
Week 42.0
Week 53.0
Week 61.9
Week 70.2
Week 80.2
Week 93.3
Week 100.0
Week 11
Week 124.5
Week 130.9
Week 143.1
Week 158.1
Week 168.7
Week 170.7
Total0.041.3
Average2.6
Player Targets Comparison
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Dion LewisD. Lewis
RB - NYG
Dion Lewis
2019 Targets 
Week 14
Week 21
Week 31
Week 45
Week 54
Week 63
Week 71
Week 81
Week 95
Week 100
Week 11
Week 122
Week 131
Week 141
Week 151
Week 162
Week 170
Notes for Player Combination
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Dion LewisD. Lewis
RB - NYG
Dion Lewis
Expert 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
The 49ers originally signed McKinnon to a four-year, $30 million contract in 2018 as they expected the former Viking to be the lead back in Kyle Shanahan's offense. McKinnon hasn't played a single game for the team and hasn't played since 2017, but the team is excited about his potential impact this season. McKinnon had proven himself as an electric pass-catcher and dynamic open-field runner prior to his injuries, and while it's tough to predict where he will be at health-wise, his fantasy upside is tremendous. He's a great late-round flier. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's been a while since we've seen McKinnon on a football field. He's been with the 49ers for two years but hasn't played a down of regular season football. Now that they've traded away Matt Breida, there's a role to be had, but we don't know if he's capable at this stage of his career. There's been some whispers that he may not make the team, though that may be a surprise considering they've held onto him this long. Between Raheem Mostert, Tevin Coleman, and McKinnon, it's going to be tough to find consistent volume and production in this backfield. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
The last news we saw regarding McKinnon was back in May when it was reported that he has yet to resume cutting on his knee. This is concerning for any player, but with McKinnon's injury history it's something that should push him completely off draft boards. It wouldn't surprise me at all to see the 49ers move on from the once promising RB.Lewis is nothing more than a backup to Saquon Barkley and will only come onto the field when Barkley needs a break. He's not worth rostering this season.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Hard to believe Jerick McKinnon was being drafted in the first three rounds of 2017 fantasy drafts. Several years later and he's barely in discussions, but the 49ers definitely still know he's there. Dropping Breida would probably not have happened if Kyle Shanahan didn't believe McKinnon would offer something this season and that should give you hope that he's worth drafting in the deepest of leagues. Just be aware there's a very high chance he does absolutely nothing, but the breakout possibility is always there in this backfield.This is a totally uninspiring and uninteresting pick unless you're desperate for a Barkley handcuff. While we saw Wayne Gallman provide some value while filling in last season, this looks like a committee if Saquon goes down so this pick isn't advisable.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
McKinnon has yet to play a snap for the 49ers after signing with them prior to the 2018 season. He'll be back with the team this year in another attempted comeback, but it's a crowded backfield. With Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman leading the way, McKinnon is more likely going to be a change-of-pace back and receiving option if he can stay healthy, but his looks should be few and far between. That's not a player worth drafting in almost any format.Lewis is highly unlikely to see significant touches so long as Saquon Barkley is healthy. Even if Barkley were to get injured, Lewis is now 29 years old and does not have the frame to take over every-down work. In other words, his best-case scenario is 10-12 touches with work in the passing game, and there are obstacles to reach that point. There's little reason to consider Lewis in your fantasy draft.