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James White or Latavius Murray

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
Expert
Recommendation

51%
Recommended by
59 of 115 experts
49%
Recommended by
56 of 115 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 45% 55%
Top RB Experts29%71%
Top Player Experts55%45%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 42# 40
Best Rank# 23# 28
Worst Rank# 52# 57
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total128.2123.2
Avg Game8.57.7
Avg Projection103.3105.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1226
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
James WhiteLatavius Murray
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 h
#39#41
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
3 h
#52#34
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
5 h
#42#41
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
5 h
#44#42
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
10 h
#34#33
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
11 h
#47#28
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
11 h
#43#35
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
14 h
#38#42
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
14 h
#41#36
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
15 h
#43#44
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
16 h
#42#48
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
16 h
#39#43
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
16 h
#33#32
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
18 h
#41#43
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
18 h
#45#35
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
20 h
#30#41
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
22 h
#42#40
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
23 h
#36#43
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
23 h
#41#42
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
24 h
#43#48
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
1 d
#40#32
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
1 d
#39#38
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
1 d
#33#48
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
2 d
#46#37
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
2 d
#46#57
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
2 d
#41#42
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
2 d
#49#43
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#41#40
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 d
#42#39
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
2 d
#41#35
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#40#44
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#37#39
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 d
#46#40
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
2 d
#37#38
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
3 d
#44#51
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
3 d
#42#37
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
3 d
#41#43
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
3 d
#44#51
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 d
#52#38
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
4 d
#41#40
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
4 d
#41#35
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#46#48
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
4 d
#42#33
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
4 d
#45#44
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
5 d
#38#43
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
5 d
#41#28
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
5 d
#23#40
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
5 d
#46#34
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
5 d
#29#39
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
5 d
#39#32
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
5 d
#41#43
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
5 d
#41#44
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
6 d
#44#47
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
6 d
#45#46
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
6 d
#34#43
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
6 d
#32#41
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
6 d
#35#34
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
6 d
#44#43
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
6 d
#36#45
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
6 d
#42#41
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
6 d
#37#36
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
6 d
#43#29
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
6 d
#37#44
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
6 d
#42#37
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
6 d
#38#42
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
7 d
#38#45
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
7 d
#40#35
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
1 w
#43#41
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
1 w
#46#44
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
1 w
#40#37
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
1 w
#41#43
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
1 w
#36#39
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 w
#34
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
2 w
#35#34
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 w
#44#46
   
M. Starks PowellM. Star...
New Life Fantasy
2 w
#37#44
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#37#35
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
2 w
#42#37
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
2 w
#46#41
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 w
#44#39
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
2 w
#41#58
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
2 w
#38#35
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 w
#43#38
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
3 w
#37#38
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
3 w
#41#42
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
3 w
#40#31
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
3 w
#43#31
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
3 w
#42#44
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
3 w
#44#48
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#30#43
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#39#40
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
4 w
#47#39
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#37#32
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
07/03
#42#48
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
07/03
#37#43
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#38#48
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
07/01
#43#37
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#43#47
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
07/04
#48#46
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#42#44
   
06/23
#38#42
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#29#30
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
06/11
#34#37
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#43#42
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#40#43
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
06/03
#41#43
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
5 d
#42#40
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#41#43
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#41#43
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
20 h
#44#47
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#26#49
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#39#35
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#43#42
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#43#42
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#34#35
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIA vs. TB
Week 2 at SEA at LV
Week 3 vs. LV vs. GB
Week 4 at KC at DET
Week 5 vs. DEN vs. LAC
Week 6BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. SF vs. CAR
Week 8 at BUF at CHI
Week 9 at NYJ at TB
Week 10 vs. BAL vs. SF
Week 11 at HOU vs. ATL
Week 12 vs. ARI at DEN
Week 13 at LAC at ATL
Week 14 at LAR at PHI
Week 15 at MIA vs. KC
Week 16 vs. BUF vs. MIN
Week 17 vs. NYJ at CAR
Player Projections Comparison
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts57.1135.1
Rush Yards237.7570.5
Rush TDs1.85.3
   
Receiving
   
Receptions57.321.6
Rec Yards499.9150.7
Rec TDs3.40.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points103.3105.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
2019 Points 
Week 18.210.7
Week 28.92.3
Week 30.2
Week 45.82.0
Week 57.23.4
Week 64.57.9
Week 75.927.0
Week 87.927.7
Week 914.4
Week 101.9
Week 115.63.2
Week 12-0.112.4
Week 1329.70.2
Week 147.49.4
Week 1512.24.9
Week 162.92.5
Week 177.77.5
Player Targets Comparison
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
2019 Targets 
Week 173
Week 241
Week 30
Week 4101
Week 592
Week 693
Week 786
Week 8512
Week 93
Week 102
Week 1173
Week 1230
Week 13110
Week 1473
Week 1543
Week 1653
Week 1731
Notes for Player Combination
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
Expert 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
White derives almost all of his value from his prowess as a receiver, as he's topped 67 carries just once in his career. While his work in the passing game (218 targets, 159 receptions over the past two years) has kept him as a solid, if perhaps inconsistent, fantasy option, it's unclear if that will continue this season. He will undoubtedly remain the Patriots' passing-down back, but it's unlikely that he'll see quite the same production with Cam Newton, even with how much work Christian McCaffrey saw in the receiving game. He'll remain an option in PPR leagues and perhaps in deeper half-PPR formats, but that's about all. 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 Murray had two incredible weeks last year with Alvin Kamara out and would clearly be an RB1 if that were to happen again. His useful doesn't stop there, though. Don't forget that both Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram were top 10 fantasy backs in the same season. Murray is an elite goal-line back and has a chance to be a weekly flex play even with a healthy Kamara.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
We know Cam can carry a pass-catching RB, as we saw him do it with CMC. However, Cam's health is questionable, his arm is questionable, and we don't know what the offense will look like. He could end up as a PPR flex option, but I'll likely try my luck elsewhere. 
Andrew Erickson
Pro Football Focus
move up with Super Cam Newton 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Since the start of the 2017 season, only Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara have more RB targets than James White. Probably has quite a bit to do with Brady, but really so no reason why this won't continue with Cam or Stidham. 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
Back into the top-40 with the addition of Cam. Could have the same/similar role as with Brady. This might be too low, especially in any sort of PPR/half PPR rankings. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Cam Newton's now at QB for the Patriots and he's shown a propensity for targeting pass-catching RBs. White's not going to suddenly turn into Christian McCaffrey, but he's a solid value right now in redraft ADP.Murray's going to have minimal standalone fantasy value in 2020, but we've seen what he can do if Alvin Kamara misses time. Murray's a fantastic pick in the later rounds.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
Will be interesting to see who's throwing him the ball in 2020 and if Sony/Harris can get involved in the passing game/on the field(cough, cough Harris) at all. Oh great, Stidham. A impossible offense to predict which Bill probably loves. We'll just have to rely far too much on preseason because relying on what Bill normally does would be relying on him never doing what you think. White has never played a year without Brady and we'll now have to rely on Stidham for those targets. I wonder if TE gets more involved this year, with Ben Watson leading the TE group with 24 targets last year. Could potentially impact White, plus probably not being top 5 in pass ATT. 
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
James White had a disappointing drop in fantasy production but somehow managed to manage a RB2 finish in half-PPR on the back of 67 rushes, 72 receptions, 908 yards and 6 TDs. He'll remain a PPR staple but lacks the true upside he once had with Jarrett Stidham at the controls. While the Auburn alum never had great RB receiving options, he showed a total disinterest in using them and this will certainly affect the 28-year-old Pat. He remains a valid weekly option but I wouldn't actually draft him at his Top 30 projection. I'd look elsewhere and suggest trying to win your league rather than avoiding losing it.Latavius Murray remains the league's top handcuff. He showed his worth when Alvin Kamara got injured as Murray gifted his fantasy owners 61 points in just two weeks. Nothing has changed. Murray will remain a desperation weekly start with enormous handcuff upside. He's an excellent gamble once the core of your team is set.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He's one of the trickiest evaluations in fantasy football this year, as losing Tom Brady is going to affect him in a big way. The question becomes: Just how much upside will he lose? White was never someone you relied on for RB1 or RB2 production, but he would give you spikes in production from your flex spot that could help you win a week. He's seen a massive 290 targets over the last three years, and it's extremely unlikely the Patriots have Jarrett Stidham drop back anywhere close to the number of times Brady did. Not just that, but Brady always targeted his running backs in the passing game. There are just too many questions to rely on him for anything for more than low-end RB3/high-end RB4 production.Did everyone forget what happened when Alvin Kamara had to miss time last year? It was only two weeks, but in those two games, Murray destroyed the Bears and Cardinals to the tune of 307 total yards and four total touchdowns. He's legitimately a league-winner if Kamara misses time. This is what handcuff dreams are made of. He's also going to have bye week appeal, even when Kamara is on the field.