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Joe Mixon or Leonard Fournette

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Experts' Pick
 
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Leonard FournetteL. Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
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Rankings 
   
ECR# 8# 17
Best Rank# 3# 10
Worst Rank# 14# 30
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total190.4183.4
Avg Game11.912.2
Avg Projection198.9169.7
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank136
   
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Leonard FournetteL. Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC vs. IND
Week 2 at CLE at TEN
Week 3 at PHI vs. MIA
Week 4 vs. JAC at CIN
Week 5 at BAL at HOU
Week 6 at IND vs. DET
Week 7 vs. CLEBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. TEN at LAC
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. HOU
Week 10 at PIT at GB
Week 11 at WAS vs. PIT
Week 12 vs. NYG vs. CLE
Week 13 at MIA at MIN
Week 14 vs. DAL vs. TEN
Week 15 vs. PIT at BAL
Week 16 at HOU vs. CHI
Week 17 vs. BAL at IND
Player Projections Comparison
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Leonard FournetteL. Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts268.3224.6
Rush Yards1,170.6896.1
Rush TDs7.56.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions38.749.9
Rec Yards297.1373.5
Rec TDs1.71.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points198.9169.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Leonard FournetteL. Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
2019 Points 
Week 11.77.4
Week 22.78.7
Week 315.49.2
Week 46.324.5
Week 510.919.7
Week 63.911.8
Week 76.414.5
Week 813.713.6
Week 97.2
Week 1015.1
Week 1116.35.7
Week 127.927.9
Week 1313.09.1
Week 1424.66.3
Week 1515.67.3
Week 167.310.5
Week 1729.6
Player Targets Comparison
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Leonard FournetteL. Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
2019 Targets 
Week 136
Week 256
Week 328
Week 453
Week 517
Week 636
Week 722
Week 847
Week 96
Week 103
Week 1137
Week 12012
Week 13411
Week 1446
Week 1537
Week 1626
Week 171
Notes for Player Combination
  Joe MixonJ. Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Leonard FournetteL. Fournette
RB - JAC
Leonard Fournette
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
 Down a few spots. If Chris Thompson is healthy, Fournette's targets should go way down.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's one thing to project a breakout for a player due to an increase in opportunity. It's another thing to project a breakout due to an increase in offensive production. Mixon got the opportunity last year under Zac Taylor, as he totaled 18-plus touches on 10 different occasions. But he'll need the offense to take a step forward in 2020 if he wants to ascend into stardom, as he's been an RB2 or better in just 57 percent of his games over the last two years. You must pay attention to his contract status as you approach drafts because Mixon has stated he'll hold out without an extension. This is a real thing with running backs, as they're trying to preserve their health while cashing in on a second contract. Stay tuned.After trying to trade him prior to the NFL Draft, Fournette appears destined to play for the Jaguars once again in 2020. With Jay Gruden calling the offense, they should be much more efficient this year, though Fournette's volume made him a great play throughout 2019. The only running backs who offered RB2 or better numbers more often than Fournette in 2019 were Christian McCaffrey, Ezekiel Elliott, Dalvin Cook, and Austin Ekeler. Do they go with more of a timeshare under Gruden? it's possible, but he should still offer low-end RB1 value.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 The Jaguars spent most of the offseason trying to get away from Fournette and the result was that . . . they added Chris Thompson. Yes, that's going to mean a decline from the 76 receptions Fournette had last year, but normal regression would have led to a significant decrease in his target volume anyway. But Fournette also had the eighth-most rushing attempts inside the red zone last year and yet somehow scored only three touchdowns. His likely increase in finding the end zone should offset much of his loss of volume in the passing game, and combined should be enough to keep him as a fairly decent RB2 in fantasy leagues.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Mixon has 2 of the 3 things that make a fantasy star - volume and talent. What's he been missing is a ripe environment and the hope is rookie QB Burrow can fix thatBiggest concern is not whether he'll see positive TD regression or take a major receptions hit with C. Thompson around, it's if JAX remains committed to him if/when losses pile up
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Mixon finished the 2019 season on a strong note averaging nearly 100 yards a game on the ground (98) and scoring six total TDs.With Joe Burrow now under center, the Bengals have a chance to surprise people offensively, and that all begins with the ground game. Look for Mixon to finally have the breakout season we've been waiting for since he entered the league.Fournette is always one fo the trickest players in fantasy football. He's injury-prone and plays on a bad offense but at the same time, sees tremendous volume. The Jaguars did little to improve the backfield this year which would only indicate they are confident in Fournette being the bell cow. Injuries will always be a concern but at his current ADP, Fournette is a solid value.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 365 touches last season and only 57 evaded tackles. 90th in fantasy points per opportunity. Jay Gruden brought in his guy Chris Thompson to catch passes out of the backfield.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Mixon had a horrible start to the season, but finished the year strong and he had 1424 yards from scrimmage and 8 touchdowns on the season. Joe Burrow should make the passing game more dangerous, which should help Mixon see better running lanes.Fournette was strong when it comes to yards from scrimmage (1,674), but he had only 3 touchdowns. Fournette was actively shopped during the NFL Draft. The Jaguars are not going to have much patience with him not performing well this year, which makes him a risky fantasy player.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Joe Mixon has always had the talent to be a fantasy football star, but the offenses he's been tied to have struggled the past several seasons. Now, the Bengals have Joe Burrow leading the offense and this should be one of the league's most unstoppable units. If that's the case, there are going to be plenty of scoring opportunities for Mixon in 2020. If you miss out on the "Top 5", don't worry about it...scoop up Mixon and celebrate.Fournette is the unquestioned lead back for a NFL team, which is always going to equate to fantasy impact. With that being said, he has a limited ceiling and it's hard to see a path where Fournette finishes as a top-15 RB this season.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Mixon jumps off the page as an RB who did a lot with nothing last year, but I'm nervous about a potential holdout.Leonard Fournette only scored three rushing touchdowns in 2019, but they accounted for every rushing score for the Jaguars. Those three rushing touchdowns were the lowest from a team since the 2005 Cardinals. Only 13 other teams in NFL history finished with that low of a total. (@LateRoundQB) I don't completely expect Fournette to stay as healthy as he did last year, but we should see some TD regression in 2020. In 2019 he set career highs in: games played: 15, rush yards: 1152, rushing 1st downs: 52, yards per att: 4.3, targets: 100, receptions: 76, receiving yards: 522, total touches: 341, total yards: 1674... for 6-10 team (@DFFMemphis)
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Don't sleep on a Joe Mixon bounce back in 2020! The Bengals were truly awful last year, but Joe Burrow, AJ Green, Tee Higgins and a slew of other additions indicate a new dawn in Cinci. Mixon remains the clear lead back and should get another 300-350 touches. The improved attack and Joe Burrow's love of passing to RBs means Mixon has seriously high upside in 2020. He's a strong first round pick.If Leonard Fournette remains the Jags workhorse RB he could be one of the bargains of the season. Often available in the third round, he offers league-winning upside in an attack with plenty of points in it. The risk is clearly high with the possibility the Jags go full rebuild and give Ryquell Armstead a proper crack or get forced to chase games. The upside is massive too though. Fournette finish RB9 with 1600+ yards but only 3 TDs in 2019. That's stupidly low and makes no sense given he had 57 red zone touches which is very high. Somehow, he only converted 5% of those looks, well down on his previous efforts of 25%. Regression to his TD average and a repeat of last season's yardage would mean 290 points and a top 5 finish. Take the gamble!
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
How many more terrible situations does he have to survive before he finally gets a real supporting cast? The team has finished in the bottom half of the league in yards and points the last 3 seasons. Mixon manages to survive as RB34(rookie year where he only started 7 games), 9, and 13.No matter what you think of Fournette, touching the ball 341 times, and only getting 3TDs is not sustainable, in a good way. I don't have a problem thinking Chris Thompson or Laviska take away a significant amount of targets, I just need the TDs to normalize to get ROI.