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Jordan Howard or Ronald Jones II

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
Expert
Recommendation

55%
Recommended by
65 of 118 experts
45%
Recommended by
53 of 118 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 65% 35%
Top RB Experts71%29%
Top Player Experts75%25%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 29# 31
Best Rank# 21# 23
Worst Rank# 54# 50
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total135.3101.4
Avg Game8.510.1
Avg Projection144.0114.4
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank127
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Ronald Jones IIJordan Howard
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
4 h
#50#44
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
8 h
#30#29
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
9 h
#23#25
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
10 h
#35#32
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
11 h
#25#31
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
13 h
#32#28
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
14 h
#37#31
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
18 h
#32#28
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
18 h
#42#31
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
18 h
#29#32
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
19 h
#27#30
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
21 h
#29#37
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
22 h
#21#35
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
22 h
#26#29
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
22 h
#31#33
   
Bill DubielB. Dubiel
RotoBaller
24 h
#29#30
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
1 d
#26#29
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 d
#29#30
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
2 d
#36#27
   
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
2 d
#28#31
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
2 d
#35#25
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
2 d
#28#33
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
3 d
#30#33
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#38#28
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
3 d
#27#35
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 d
#30#32
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
3 d
#40#31
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
3 d
#29#35
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
3 d
#31#34
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
3 d
#27#34
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
3 d
#27#31
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
3 d
#24#39
   
Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
3 d
#30#32
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
3 d
#32#28
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
3 d
#32#34
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
3 d
#26#30
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
3 d
#25#29
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
4 d
#30#32
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
4 d
#35#38
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#35#37
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
4 d
#34#32
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
4 d
#27#35
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#25#36
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
4 d
#37#41
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
4 d
#30#28
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
4 d
#21#42
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
5 d
#27#33
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
5 d
#30#38
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
5 d
#29#41
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
5 d
#30#26
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
6 d
#29#30
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
6 d
#28#37
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
6 d
#46#36
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
7 d
#35#23
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
7 d
#37#31
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
7 d
#30#35
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
7 d
#27#50
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
7 d
#33#32
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
1 w
#35#31
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
1 w
#54#26
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
1 w
#28#37
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
1 w
#28#30
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
1 w
#31#36
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
1 w
#33#27
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
1 w
#37#36
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
1 w
#33#31
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#30#31
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
1 w
#30#35
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
1 w
#40#42
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#30#31
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#37#27
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#25#33
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#44#27
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
2 w
#53#31
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
2 w
#29#32
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
2 w
#40#28
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
2 w
#35#31
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 w
#21#31
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 w
#28#31
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
2 w
#22#31
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#33#28
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
2 w
#42#34
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 w
#25
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
2 w
#29#40
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 w
#33#28
   
M. Starks PowellM. Star...
New Life Fantasy
2 w
#33#31
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#36#31
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
3 w
#31#35
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
3 w
#35#31
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
3 w
#24#31
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
3 w
#33#30
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#29#32
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
4 w
#48#35
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
4 w
#35#38
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
4 w
#27#38
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
4 w
#36#32
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#29#28
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#40#35
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
07/03
#35#31
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#30#35
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FlurrySports
07/01
#32#36
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#34#39
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
07/04
#42#27
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#32#31
   
06/23
#29#32
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#24#36
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
07/09
#40#33
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#41#33
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
5 d
#40#33
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
1 w
#39#34
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#40#33
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#40#33
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
7 d
#51#32
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#36#34
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#32#53
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#40#33
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#41#30
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#30#42
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NO at NE
Week 2 vs. CAR vs. BUF
Week 3 at DEN at JAC
Week 4 vs. LAC vs. SEA
Week 5 at CHI at SF
Week 6 vs. GB at DEN
Week 7 at LV vs. LAC
Week 8 at NYG vs. LAR
Week 9 vs. NO at ARI
Week 10 at CAR vs. NYJ
Week 11 vs. LARBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. KC at NYJ
Week 13BYE WEEK vs. CIN
Week 14 vs. MIN vs. KC
Week 15 at ATL vs. NE
Week 16 at DET at LV
Week 17 vs. ATL at BUF
Player Projections Comparison
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts190.1168.9
Rush Yards810.2675.5
Rush TDs6.35.4
   
Receiving
   
Receptions28.717.8
Rec Yards231.7127.0
Rec TDs0.80.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points144.0114.4
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
2019 Points 
Week 19.35.5
Week 20.92.6
Week 312.19.7
Week 414.229.5
Week 55.612.2
Week 67.04.9
Week 75.6
Week 85.217.1
Week 914.214.3
Week 1014.6
Week 111.4
Week 1212.7
Week 130.8
Week 145.9
Week 154.9
Week 1616.9
Week 179.60.0
Player Targets Comparison
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
2019 Targets 
Week 113
Week 201
Week 311
Week 414
Week 530
Week 600
Week 72
Week 832
Week 921
Week 108
Week 114
Week 123
Week 130
Week 145
Week 153
Week 164
Week 1720
Notes for Player Combination
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
We heard the Bucs say all offseason that Jones was their guy. We didn't even hear about them meeting with any of the free agent running backs. Then we heard the name Keshawn Vaughn in the third round, creating a problem for Jones. When teams select a running back on Day 2, it's typically to play them right out of the gate, even if it's not a clear-cut loss of the job for Jones. No matter which way you slice it, he has some new and improved competition.It seems like years since Howard has been a force to reckon with in fantasy football, but prior to the 2019 season that was ended with injuries, he'd posted 935 or more rushing yards in each of the previous three seasons. The issue with projecting that moving forward is due to his offensive line play. The Dolphins have what may be the worst line in football, while Howard has only run behind top-10 offensive lines while in Chicago and Philadelphia. Still, if you need a running back who's likely locked into 12-plus touches a week, Howard can fill a role on your fantasy team.
Elliot Berkovits
Pack to the Future
Jones began to show flashes of potential as the season progress last year and now in a revamped Bucs offense, he has legitimate upside. While there is upside, there are also plenty of risks involved in this pick. The Bucs just spent a 3rd-round pick on Ke'Shawn Vaughn as well as signing veteran LeSean McCoy. I think it's going to come down to Jones versus Vaughn and whoever wins should have legitimate fantasy value.After one season with the Eagles, Howard now finds himself in Miami in what could be a resurgent offense under Tua Tagovailoa. He will split carries with Matt Breida but I expect Howard to get the majority of the goal-line work. He's a much better option in non-PPR.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Jones is a tough back to project heading into the 2020 season. He ended the year last year on a high note with a couple of huge games and with the departure of Peyton Barber, looked to have a clear path to dominant touches. But the Bucs drafted Ke'Shawn Vaughn and have now added LeSean McCoy. Still, with no preseason games and a limited training camp, Jones should get the lion's share of the touches given that he's been in the system already. With the muscle he's added this offseason and with Tom Brady under center, he has a ton of potential, but he'll need to avoid mistakes early in the season to hold his role.Howard is perpetually undervalued in fantasy football, in part because of his lack of success as a receiver. But over his four-year career, he's totaled 3,895 yards rushing, 30 touchdowns, and a 4.3 YPC average. Those numbers are more than adequate for fantasy purposes, especially considering Howard should get the bulk of the work for the Dolphins. While Matt Breida should siphon off some carries, Howard will likely be the primary ball carrier and the goal-line option, making him a Flex option in standard leagues.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Ronald Jones had a disappointing sophomore season, splitting carries with reliable plodder Peyton Barber and struggling with pass-protection. Nevertheless, there were positive signs for the 22-year-old as he started to establish himself with a couple of 100+ yard performances to end the season. Sadly, the Buccs have muddied the waters by drafting Ke'Shawn Vaughn and bringing in LeSean McCoy. That makes RoJo very hard to trust this season. The upside is that Bruce Arians rarely trusts his rookies out of the gate and it's possible Jones gets your season off to a blistering start. He can be paired with Vaughn though I don't love that tactic as a committee is a real risk. I prefer Jones as a zero-RB early-season gamble who may just pay off in a big way.After being drafted out of Indiana in the 5th round a few years ago, Jordan Howard has regularly surpassed expectations. He was sensational for the Bears in his debut season before dropping away along with the team's attack as a whole. A move to Philly proved he still had it as he held off Miles Sanders with superior play until injury crueled his season. Now in Miami's RB-wasteland and he's got a chance to do it all again. The message is clear, under-estimate Howard at your peril. With around 400 RB touches to go around, I expect Howard to lead the backfield with Breida taking the change-of-pace/receiving role. Take Howard in the late 8th round if you need a safe option but realise the upside is limited this time.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
 Howard should be the lead back in a crowded RBBC in Miami this year, which would give him flex value with upside if they can improve the offensive line.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
One of the Tampa Bay RBs is going to produce this season. Right now, it's just a guessing game as to which one it will be. Will it be Jones, who knows this system? Or will it be the third-round rookie RB, Ke'Shawn Vaughn? Jones struggled last season in pass protection and as a receiver, which are two incredibly important traits to Bruce Arians and Tom Brady. If Vaughn can excel in those areas, he's going to get onto the field ahead of Jones. I'm currently projecting Jones to begin the season as the starter, but I believe we'll see Vaughn take over sooner than later.Howard will get the opportunity to be a starting RB again in 2020 in Miami. He's the clear option for goal line carries and this offensive line is drastically improved from 2019. Howard should be a solid RB2 option all season long in this offense.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Jones tallied a strong 10.0 yards per catch on his 31 receptions. Pro Football Focus graded him just 73rd among all RBs in receiving. He fared better by Football Outsiders metrics, though, ranking 17th in DVOA and 20th in DYAR among 50 qualifying backs. PFF liked his rushing better, grading Jones 43rd at the position. FO had him 24th among 45 qualifiers in rushing DVOA, though at a rate below average-level performance. Fantasy wise, Jones ranked 35th in PPR points per game. @SchaufDSExpect Howard to be the top choice for the Dolphins' goal line work this season.
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
The Bucs drafted Ke'Shawn Vaughn, but RoJo could still be the starter Week 1. Back up slightly, and I have him ABOVE Vaughn. 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
 I learned my lesson last year! Howard will be more involved than I like! Still likely to receive 150ish carries with a rookie drafted, whether we like it or not. Was pacing for 190 in Philly last year. The good news is he's an absolute dunce when it comes to pass catching and Miami targeted the RB a sneaky amount(99). It was just spread out through Drake, who left, and the Walton and LA(i)RDS of the world 150 attempts at a 4ypc clip with a handful of TDs would put him at 90 fantasy points. Your standard RB40 on the year