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Ezekiel Elliott or Dalvin Cook

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ezekiel ElliottE. Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Expert
Recommendation

94%
Recommended by
90 of 96 experts
6%
Recommended by
6 of 96 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 100% 0%
Top RB Experts100%0%
Top Player Experts100%0%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 3# 6
Best Rank# 2# 3
Worst Rank# 6# 23
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total257.7239.4
Avg Game16.117.1
Avg Projection247.2237.5
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank244
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Ezekiel ElliottDalvin Cook
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
25 m
#3#6
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
36 m
#3#6
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
51 m
#4#6
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
6 h
#3#6
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
6 h
#3#12
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
6 h
#4#6
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
7 h
#3#6
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
8 h
#3#6
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
11 h
#2#6
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
12 h
#3#5
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
12 h
#4#5
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
14 h
#3#7
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
1 d
#3#4
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#3#6
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
1 d
#2#6
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
1 d
#3#5
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
1 d
#4#9
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
2 d
#3#8
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#3#5
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
2 d
#6#4
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
2 d
#4#6
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
2 d
#3#6
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
2 d
#3#6
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
2 d
#3#6
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
2 d
#2#4
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
3 d
#3#6
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
3 d
#5#6
   
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
3 d
#3#4
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
4 d
#3#5
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
4 d
#4#7
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#3#6
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#3#6
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#3#8
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
4 d
#3#10
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#3#6
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
4 d
#4#8
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
5 d
#3#6
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
5 d
#3#8
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
5 d
#3#8
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
6 d
#3#10
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
6 d
#3#6
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
6 d
#3#6
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 w
#3#18
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 w
#3#6
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 w
#3#6
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 w
#3#6
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
1 w
#3#6
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
1 w
#3#6
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
1 w
#4#3
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
1 w
#4#6
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
1 w
#2#7
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#2#6
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
1 w
#3#5
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
1 w
#3#6
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
1 w
#3#4
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
1 w
#5#6
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
1 w
#3#6
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
1 w
#2#11
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
1 w
#3#4
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#3#7
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#4#5
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#3#4
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#4#10
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#4#23
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#2#5
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
2 w
#4#5
   
2 w
#3#5
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 w
#3#5
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#3#6
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#2#3
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#3#6
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#4#5
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
4 w
#4#6
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#2#5
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#3#9
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
4 w
#4#12
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 d
#3#9
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#2#5
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
4 w
#3#5
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
06/02
#10#5
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
1 w
#3#5
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#2#5
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#2#5
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
4 w
#3#5
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#2#5
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#3#4
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#2#7
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#9#4
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#3#6
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#3#4
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#5#7
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
4 w
#3#7
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#4#3
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#2#5
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#2#4
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#4#3
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Ezekiel ElliottE. Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at LAR vs. GB
Week 2 vs. ATL at IND
Week 3 at SEA vs. TEN
Week 4 vs. CLE at HOU
Week 5 vs. NYG at SEA
Week 6 vs. ARI vs. ATL
Week 7 at WASBYE WEEK
Week 8 at PHI at GB
Week 9 vs. PIT vs. DET
Week 10BYE WEEK at CHI
Week 11 at MIN vs. DAL
Week 12 vs. WAS vs. CAR
Week 13 at BAL vs. JAC
Week 14 at CIN at TB
Week 15 vs. SF vs. CHI
Week 16 vs. PHI at NO
Week 17 at NYG at DET
Player Projections Comparison
  Ezekiel ElliottE. Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts286.6256.3
Rush Yards1,287.61,150.4
Rush TDs10.010.4
   
Receiving
   
Receptions61.461.4
Rec Yards485.2535.5
Rec TDs2.61.8
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points247.2237.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Ezekiel ElliottE. Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2019 Points 
Week 112.324.0
Week 218.025.1
Week 313.920.3
Week 410.513.0
Week 515.119.8
Week 621.311.4
Week 720.726.9
Week 823.1
Week 913.911.6
Week 106.324.3
Week 1117.311.7
Week 1212.6
Week 1313.710.4
Week 1421.313.5
Week 1528.04.3
Week 168.4
Week 1724.4
Player Targets Comparison
  Ezekiel ElliottE. Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
Dalvin CookD. Cook
RB - MIN
Dalvin Cook
2019 Targets 
Week 122
Week 223
Week 335
Week 478
Week 536
Week 662
Week 772
Week 86
Week 907
Week 1037
Week 1136
Week 124
Week 13104
Week 1452
Week 1543
Week 167
Week 175
Notes for Player Combination
  Ezekiel ElliottE. Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
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...
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Ezekiel Elliott with a coronavirus update: "I would say I had maybe one or two days when I felt symptoms. Even then, it wasn't too bad. I had a cough and a little bit of shortness of breath. Now, I feel good. I feel normal." @jonmachota Zeke is the definition of consistent for fantasy. Last season he was at least an RB2 EVERY SINGLE WEEK. He was an RB1 in 9 of those weeks, with the other 7 weeks being an RB2. @ZtwiceFF"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.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Ezekiel Elliott has finished in the top-5 each of the past two seasons and may be one of the safest RBs to draft. As long as he's healthy, he'll see over 300 touches and that's exactly what you want from a top-5 redraft pick. You can draft Zeke with confidence yet again this season.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
Steady as they come, be it week-to-week, season-to-season - slight worry that new HC McCarthy turns T. Pollard into Jamal Williams 2.0, eating into EZE volumeLe'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
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
There's only one running back over the last five years who's finished top-six three times, and that's Elliott. Oddly enough, he's never finished as No. 1 though. The Cowboys passing offense just got better with the addition of CeeDee Lamb, and while that may put a cap on Elliott's targets in the passing game, he should be free to rock against seven-man fronts. He saw eight-plus defenders in the box 19.3 percent of the time last year, a number that may dip down into the single digits, provided the Cowboys go three-wide more often than not. Stop trying to find "the next big thing," because Elliott has proven time and time again that he's among the safest picks at the top of the draft. He's posted RB2 or better numbers in 92.9 percent of his career games, which is better than any running back I've ever charted. In fact, the closest is Le'Veon Bell, who's hit that mark 87.0 percent of the time.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.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
Mike McCarthy's RB usage in the pass game his last 3 years in GB: 2018 - 73 targets(12 games), 2017 - 83 targets, 2016 - 88 targets. That was typically with a 3 headed monster. I would assume Zeke is going to demand the large share of targets. He's averaged 83 over his last 2 seasons so potentially no new value here, unless Kellen Moore does something? Mike could get in trouble if he continues running the ball at the pace he did in GB though. 29th, 27th, and 32nd in the league his last 3 years, not gonna jive with a back that's averaged 292 carries a season since entering the league. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Elliott had 1,777 yards from scrimmage and 14 touchdowns last year. There is always concern that a new coaching staff could change his usage, but given the size of his contract and OC Kellen Moore being retained to call plays, it seems likely he will have similar RB1 value 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.