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Kerryon Johnson or Melvin Gordon

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
Kerryon JohnsonK. Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
Expert
Recommendation

96%
Recommended by
68 of 71 experts
4%
Recommended by
3 of 71 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 95% 5%
Top RB Experts100%0%
Top Player Experts95%5%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 18# 33
Best Rank# 11# 18
Worst Rank# 28# 54
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total138.875.0
Avg Game11.69.4
Avg Projection159.0130.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank207
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Melvin GordonKerryon Johnson
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 h
#17#40
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
4 h
#17#42
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
6 h
#17#39
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
18 h
#18#22
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
2 d
#18#36
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#13#46
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
2 d
#24#38
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
2 d
#20#35
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
3 d
#15#34
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 d
#20#36
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
3 d
#16#30
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
3 d
#22#41
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
Fantasy Analyst
3 d
#16#33
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#18#39
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#20#33
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#17#40
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
The Quant Edge
4 d
#18#38
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
4 d
#24#52
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
#18#32
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
5 d
#19#26
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
5 d
#19#33
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
5 d
#17#31
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
5 d
#16#45
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
5 d
#15#36
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
5 d
#19#38
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
6 d
#12
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
6 d
#19#35
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
1 w
#18#36
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#18#44
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
FFChamps
1 w
#11#35
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
1 w
#30#21
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
1 w
#13#54
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#15#39
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#22#28
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#18#23
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
2 w
#19#40
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 w
#20#35
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
2 w
#21#35
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 w
#22#33
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#27#35
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
DraftKings
2 w
#21#37
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#17#39
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 w
#23#30
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#17#37
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 w
#19#34
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
3 w
#18#36
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
3 w
#21#44
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
3 w
#15#34
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
3 w
#15#38
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
3 w
#19#29
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
3 w
#11#18
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
3 w
#19#38
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
3 w
#16#28
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
The Athletic
4 w
#19#35
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#11#43
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
4 w
#19#36
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
4 w
#22#37
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
4 w
#19#31
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#28#41
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
04/29
#29#36
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#22#34
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
04/27
#26#47
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
04/26
#25#28
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
04/26
#21#42
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
3 w
#20#35
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#21#23
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
04/08
#27#22
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
4 w
#15#22
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#15#22
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
01/14
#16#19
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
01/14
#25#16
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
Kerryon JohnsonK. Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. TEN vs. CHI
Week 2 at PIT at GB
Week 3 vs. TB at ARI
Week 4 at NYJ vs. NO
Week 5 at NEBYE WEEK
Week 6 vs. MIA at JAC
Week 7 vs. KC at ATL
Week 8BYE WEEK vs. IND
Week 9 at ATL at MIN
Week 10 at LV vs. WAS
Week 11 vs. LAC at CAR
Week 12 vs. NO vs. HOU
Week 13 at KC at CHI
Week 14 at CAR vs. GB
Week 15 vs. BUF at TEN
Week 16 at LAC vs. TB
Week 17 vs. LV vs. MIN
Player Projections Comparison
  Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
Kerryon JohnsonK. Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts195.7168.7
Rush Yards798.1717.0
Rush TDs7.15.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions38.928.9
Rec Yards304.5231.4
Rec TDs1.61.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points159.0130.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
Kerryon JohnsonK. Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
2019 Points 
Week 16.2
Week 214.8
Week 310.3
Week 413.7
Week 53.8
Week 64.812.1
Week 76.92.3
Week 89.4
Week 922.9
Week 1019.3
Week 119.0
Week 12
Week 1311.0
Week 1414.4
Week 152.4
Week 1616.74.3
Week 1718.211.3
Player Targets Comparison
  Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
Kerryon JohnsonK. Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
2019 Targets 
Week 12
Week 23
Week 31
Week 43
Week 56
Week 644
Week 731
Week 83
Week 94
Week 101
Week 115
Week 12
Week 133
Week 145
Week 157
Week 1671
Week 1770
Notes for Player Combination
  Melvin GordonM. Gordon
RB - DEN
Melvin Gordon
Kerryon JohnsonK. Johnson
RB - DET
Kerryon Johnson
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He left the Chargers at the right time, as they're going to be going through a transitional period. Instead, he joins a now-exciting Broncos offense that suddenly has tons of firepower. You don't add Gordon in free agency if you don't plan on using him as your lead back. The potential upside is that new offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been a one-back kind of guy, so it's possible that Phillip Lindsay is just there to give Gordon breathers when he needs them. With Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy, KJ Hamler, and Noah Fant out there are receiving threats, Gordon should see a lot of light fronts this year. He's a middling RB2 with RB1 upside if they decide to give him 15-plus touches per game.We all know Johnson's struggled to stay on the field over his first two seasons, and it led the Lions to draft D'Andre Swift at the top of the second round. You don't draft a running back at the top of the second round to not use him. Johnson's skillset clashes with that of Swift, so it's unlikely he sees more than 10-12 touches per game.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
1 year to go off because Vic, and his OC Scangarello don't have much history at their current positions. Denver was an average ball running team in 2019. 409 attempts. The 100 RB targets were nice. Someone is going to disappear out of this offense. I think it's assumed to be Royce, I can believe that, but what roll do they plan on losing Lindsay in? Breather back? He can not pass block, Royce is the best on the team for that. So Lindsay now appears to lose out in every phase, one way or another to his teammates, might see less work than anticipated.If he could ever finish a season he's been on pace for 200+ carries and at least each 30 targets the last 2 years. Just needs to survive the draft.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
When Gordon is healthy, he is capable of 1,500 yards from scrimmage and double digit touchdowns. He should be the lead back in Denver, but it will be a very crowded RBBC. 
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