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Jonathan Stewart or Shane Vereen (2016)

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Experts' Pick
 
 
Jonathan Stewart
RB - CAR
Jonathan Stewart
Shane Vereen
RB - NYG
Shane Vereen
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Rankings 
   
ECR# 20# 56
Best Rank# 7# 38
Worst Rank# 36# 70
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent
Matchup Rank11
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total146.899.5
Avg Game11.36.2
Avg Projection155.091.3
   
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Jonathan Stewart
RB - CAR
Jonathan Stewart
Shane Vereen
RB - NYG
Shane Vereen
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN at DAL
Week 2 vs. SF vs. NO
Week 3 vs. MIN vs. WAS
Week 4 at ATL at MIN
Week 5 vs. TB at GB
Week 6 at NO vs. BAL
Week 7BYE WEEK at LA
Week 8 vs. ARIBYE WEEK
Week 9 at LA vs. PHI
Week 10 vs. KC vs. CIN
Week 11 vs. NO vs. CHI
Week 12 at OAK at CLE
Week 13 at SEA at PIT
Week 14 vs. SD vs. DAL
Week 15 at WAS vs. DET
Week 16 vs. ATL at PHI
Week 17 at TB at WAS
 
Jonathan Stewart
RB - CAR
Jonathan Stewart
Shane Vereen
RB - NYG
Shane Vereen
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts234.758.9
Rush Yards1,007.3252.4
Rush TDs6.31.4
   
Receiving
   
Receptions21.752.3
Rec Yards158.7444.0
Rec TDs0.92.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points155.091.3
   
 
Jonathan Stewart
RB - CAR
Jonathan Stewart
Shane Vereen
RB - NYG
Shane Vereen
2015 Points 
Week 18.16.0
Week 25.99.5
Week 35.22.3
Week 45.02.1
Week 517.0
Week 620.60.6
Week 712.56.2
Week 812.312.3
Week 96.810.3
Week 1015.12.6
Week 1117.4
Week 127.73.6
Week 1315.32.0
Week 1414.91.0
Week 1513.2
Week 162.4
Week 178.4
 
Jonathan Stewart
RB - CAR
Jonathan Stewart
Shane Vereen
RB - NYG
Shane Vereen
2015 Targets 
Week 145
Week 218
Week 313
Week 400
Week 58
Week 614
Week 713
Week 829
Week 924
Week 1004
Week 111
Week 1245
Week 1333
Week 1412
Week 1510
Week 165
Week 178
 
Jonathan Stewart
RB - CAR
Jonathan Stewart
Shane Vereen
RB - NYG
Shane Vereen
Expert 
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
Stewart is a solid back, who if healthy, will give you solid production in a good offense. Yes, Cam Newton takes some touchdowns away from him, but Newton's rushing ability helps Stewart as wellRashad Jennings is the lead back, and Paul Perkins has many of the same skills as Vereen, but Jennings is a capable receiving back if given a chance
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
In 2016, Jonathan Stewart will see a lot of carries this season and his job is secure. But with Cam Newton vulturing goal line carries, there is a low ceiling for receptions and TDs.  
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Only three running backs graded in Pro Football Focus' top 100 players of 2015. Adrian Peterson wasn't one of them. Jonathan Stewart was. Stewart finished the season with the second most broken tackles, and he is perhaps the most durable back in the NFL. You can't go wrong adding the Panther's workhorse in the mid-rounds of your draft.Vareen is much like many of the other pass-catching backs in fantasy football. He will pretty consistently put up five or six points, but he will never get enough touches to be worth starting. Even if Rashad Jennings goes down, he will have to fend off Paul Perkins, Orleans Darkwa and Andre Williams. You are better off looking elsewhere.
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Came on strong at end of season, would be top five if not for the weekly threat of Cam vulturing red zone TD'sThe Giants backfield is a mess and Vereen should be no more than a 6-10 touch per game player.
Sablich Brothers
5th Down Fantasy
Injury magnet could cede a few more carries this year to Payne in an effort to keep him fresh. Role limited to passing down specialist.
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
The guy is always banged up, so even though the role/talent is there, I'm not biting 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Stewart will count $9.55 million against the 2016 salary cap, which is staggering for a running back. He also turns 29 years old this year and has lingering foot issues from an injury suffered last season. It sounds like the Panthers will keep him and ride him for one more year, but with his injury problems, he is a RB3.