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Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
J.K. Dobbins
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
 
 
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ECR# 11# 14-
Best Rank# 6# 8-
Worst Rank# 23# 23-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total78.6150.5-
Avg Game13.110.0-
Avg Projection214.0191.8-
    
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SOS Rank1415-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
J.K. Dobbins
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIN at LV
Week 2 at CHI vs. KC
Week 3 at PIT at DET
Week 4 vs. JAC at DEN
Week 5 vs. GB vs. IND
Week 6 at DET vs. LAC
Week 7 at BAL vs. CIN
Week 8 at NYJBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. CLE vs. MIN
Week 10BYE WEEK at MIA
Week 11 at LV at CHI
Week 12 vs. PIT vs. CLE
Week 13 vs. LAC at PIT
Week 14 vs. SF at CLE
Week 15 at DEN vs. GB
Week 16 vs. BAL at CIN
Week 17 vs. KC vs. LAR
Week 18 at CLE vs. PIT
Player Projections Comparison
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
J.K. Dobbins
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts278.0215.1
Rush Yards1,168.51,091.7
Rush TDs8.09.5
   
Receiving
   
Receptions50.229.2
Rec Yards364.1221.6
Rec TDs2.81.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points214.0191.8
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
J.K. Dobbins
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
2020 Points 
Week 15.114.2
Week 28.66.1
Week 36.54.4
Week 436.11.7
Week 59.45.5
Week 612.92.9
Week 7
Week 812.1
Week 93.5
Week 101.4
Week 1116.5
Week 12
Week 1313.1
Week 1413.3
Week 1514.1
Week 1613.7
Week 1728.0
Week 18
Total78.6150.5
Average13.110.0
Player Targets Comparison
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
J.K. Dobbins
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
2020 Targets 
Week 120
Week 241
Week 334
Week 462
Week 583
Week 634
Week 7
Week 82
Week 92
Week 102
Week 112
Week 12
Week 130
Week 140
Week 151
Week 161
Week 170
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
J.K. Dobbins
J.K. Dobbins
RB - BAL
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Did you know that Joe Mixon has actually played more games than Dalvin Cook since they both came into the league in 2017? Yet somehow Mixon gets labeled as an injury risk every single season and Cook is being drafted as a top-3 pick this year. While Cook's production when he's on the field is certainly worthy of a top-3 pick, it goes to show the recency bias that comes into play for fantasy managers when they're on the clock. When Mixon is on the field, he's going to receive one of the heaviest workloads in the entire league. He's one of the most talented RBs in the league and this offense is set to take a major jump in 2021 with Joe Burrow and his surfeit of receiving weapons. If Mixon had been shut down immediately last season and put on IR when his injury occurred, we wouldn't have this perception in our minds of him as a huge injury risk. However, because of Zac Taylor's inconsistent commitment to Mixon returning to the lineup last year, fantasy managers have a bad taste in their mouths. Go get some mouthwash, clean out that taste, and draft Mixon at a major discount this year. The production's going to be too good to pass up. My Very Early Projection: 298-1193-9 rushing & 61-459-2 receiving.Dobbins certainly showed off his talent and athleticism last season and he's poised to take a big step forward in his second season. While we can expect big things from Dobbins and this Ravens rushing attack, we need to temper our expectations for Dobbins from a fantasy standpoint. With Edwards going to be heavily involved in this offense, Dobbins is going to have to put up ridiculous efficiency metrics with his split opportunity. Due to the projected split, Dobbins is going to have to find the end zone every week to push top-15 consideration. With little to no involvement in the passing game, he's a safe floor option that will need to find the end zone in order to have a big performance.
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
Mixon is a rare three down RB. He's excellent at catching passes and a talented runner. The comp scouts gave when he came out of college was LeVeon Bell. Gio Bernard left for Tampa in free agency so he should get the third down work. The concern: 1.) Did the Bengals do enough in the offseason up front to help the blocking for Mixon and Burrow? They signed Riley Reiff in free agency and drafted Jackson Carman out of Clemson. Mixon might be a year away from fantasy greatness. He has the chops. That's not in doubt. The question, is that enough in 2021? If things break right- (aka- Joe Burrow must stay healthy)- then yes!If Gus Edwards eats into his carries at all, Dobbins owners will be in trouble. Even if Edwards doesn't, expect Lamar Jackson to vulture some goal line TDs. Also, the Ravens don't pass it much. That caps Dobbins upside in half point and full point PPR formats. Given those concerns, JK is too risky for me at his current 3rd round ADP. If you decide to ignore my advice by going to Baskin Dobbins and scooping him up in the 3rd round, don't be surprised if you see your team's championship hopes melt away in 2021. Bust
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Over the final nine games of 2019, Zac Taylor gave Mixon 214 touches (23.8 per game), which made us believe they'd finally realized he should be used in a workhorse fashion. The start of 2020 wasn't as generous, but he did average 19.7 touches per game over the first three weeks. Then we saw Giovani Bernard get knocked out of the lineup for a few weeks, and it led to Mixon totaling 27.0 touches per game over the next three weeks before getting hurt. Now that Bernard is gone, are we finally going to get a full season's worth of 20-plus touch games for Mixon? If so, top-five is in the realm of possibilities, especially knowing he'll be more involved in the passing game. Don't sleep on Mixon; he's still a top-10 running back talent-wise.Dobbins is extremely talented, there's no doubting that. However, if you think he's a breakout candidate to finish as a top-five running back, you're betting against the odds. Among the running backs who finished top-10 last year, just two of them finished there while seeing fewer than 39 targets. Those two running backs were Derrick Henry and Nick Chubb, who averaged 5.4 and 5.6 yards per carry, numbers no one can actually project to hit. They also scored 17 and 12 touchdowns on the ground, propping their numbers up. Dobbins saw just 24 targets last year, a number that's unlikely to move much considering he's in the same offense with the same quarterback, only with more weapons around him. If Dobbins can rush for over 5.0 yards per carry (he did last year) and score double-digit rushing touchdowns (again, hard to project), he's going to finish as a top-10 running back, but not top-five due to the lack of work in the passing game. He's best-suited as your RB2 who has RB1 in his range of outcomes.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 Dobbins had a successful rookie campaign, scoring nine touchdowns and averaging an impressive six yards per carry. But there could have been so much more, had he started seeing 10 touches per game prior to Week 6. The Ravens again led the league in rush attempts and yards per carry, but Dobbins received just 152 touches on the season. In other words, even though he was dynamic and in a perfect offense for rushing the ball, the volume simply wasn't there for him to finish as an elite fantasy running back. Unfortunately, that's probably going to be the case again this season, with Gus Edwards, who put up similarly strong stats last year, and Lamar Jackson taking a large share of the carries. That hardly makes Dobbins useless from a fantasy perspective, and he can and should be drafted as a strong RB2. But absent an Edwards injury, his upside is a bit capped.
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
Entering his fifth season in the NFL, Joe Mixon is once again set up for a massive fantasy campaign -- on paper, at least. We've been here before with Mixon and it hasn't always gone according to plan. For those who view him as injury prone following a frustrating 2020 in the health department, it's important to note that he appeared in 44-of-48 possible games from 2017-19. The departure of Gio Bernard to the Bucs gives Mixon a legitimate chance at seizing a three-down workload in (likely) the best/fastest offense he has ever played in. It's set up for him to smash. O n paper, at least... 
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
It's easy to understand people being frustrated with Joe Mixon in 2020, but once Joe Burrow was done, there was no reason to push him back onto the field after his injury. The Bengals invested heavily in Joe Mixon last off season, and there are no challengers to his position in the offense. He also had back to back 1K yard rushing seasons before 2020's disappointment. Having faith and buying back into Mixon for '21 is a good idea and will be rewarded. 
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
 Lack of pass-catching opportunity caps his ceiling.
Tim Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Beware of the narrative of "improved OL." The addition of rookies can be a great thing for an offensive line, i.e. last year's Tampa Bay Bucs, but it can also make a glaring problem worse, i.e. last year's NY Giants. Mixon will likely see insane volume, but he has been historically inefficient and, unless 2nd-round-pick OT Jackson Carman is a transcendent talent, there is no way you can predict, with a straight face, Mixon will be more efficient with his opportunities. Unless you are getting Mixon as your RB 2 in the late second or third round of your drafts, stay away. 
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
No Gio Bernard. No real rookie competition added. Even more explosive offense with Chase here assuming Burrow is healthy. Line may suck, but Mixon is easily o ne of the top winners of the offseason. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Mixon has averaged only 4.5 and 4.0 yards per touch the last two years and he missed 10 games with injury last year. Mixon has a ton of talent, but he is a dicey RB2 due to injuries and a bad offensive line.Dobbins averaged 16.7 fantasy points over his final six games and emerged as the fantasy back to own in Baltimore to close the season. I think he picks up where he left off in his second year and emerges as a low-end RB1.