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Latavius Murray or James White

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  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
 
 
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Best Rank# 22# 27-
Worst Rank# 48# 65-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total128.2123.2-
Avg Game8.57.7-
Avg Projection107.7100.5-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIA vs. TB
Week 2 at SEA at LV
Week 3 vs. LV vs. GB
Week 4 at KC at DET
Week 5 vs. DEN vs. LAC
Week 6BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. SF vs. CAR
Week 8 at BUF at CHI
Week 9 at NYJ at TB
Week 10 vs. BAL vs. SF
Week 11 at HOU vs. ATL
Week 12 vs. ARI at DEN
Week 13 at LAC at ATL
Week 14 at LAR at PHI
Week 15 at MIA vs. KC
Week 16 vs. BUF vs. MIN
Week 17 vs. NYJ at CAR
Player Projections Comparison
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts59.2134.8
Rush Yards229.6539.7
Rush TDs1.74.8
   
Receiving
   
Receptions62.822.2
Rec Yards544.1156.1
Rec TDs3.60.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points107.7100.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
2019 Points 
Week 18.210.7
Week 28.92.3
Week 30.2
Week 45.82.0
Week 57.23.4
Week 64.57.9
Week 75.927.0
Week 87.927.7
Week 914.4
Week 101.9
Week 115.63.2
Week 12-0.112.4
Week 1329.70.2
Week 147.49.4
Week 1512.24.9
Week 162.92.5
Week 177.77.5
Total128.2123.2
Average8.57.7
Player Targets Comparison
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
2019 Targets 
Week 173
Week 241
Week 30
Week 4101
Week 592
Week 693
Week 786
Week 8512
Week 93
Week 102
Week 1173
Week 1230
Week 13110
Week 1473
Week 1543
Week 1653
Week 1731
Notes for Player Combination
  James WhiteJ. White
RB - NE
James White
Latavius MurrayL. Murray
RB - NO
Latavius Murray
Expert 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
While I still expect Sony Michel to be the leader of the Patriots' running backs in touches by a significant margin, James White should be very involved as well. The Pats have an uninspiring pass-catching corps outside of White and Julian Edelman. However, quarterbacks who can scramble statistically throw to running backs less and Cam Newton fits the bill as he's not known for utilizing the position heavily. The Patriots will find ways to get White the ball, but in a lower-scoring attack, his upside isn't great.When Alvin Kamara's contract situation was entirely up in the air earlier this offseason, Latavius Murray was a high priority handcuff. He's still a high-priority late-round draft pick, especially for Kamara owners. If Kamara's contract situation goes south unexpectedly or he unfortunately gets injured again, Murray has top-ten upside. He doesn't have great standalone value behind Kamara, but he's one of my favorite high-upside late picks.
Draft Engine
Draft Engine
White carries a considerable amount of fantasy value in PPR leagues after averaging more than five receptions per game over the past two seasons. Expect him to remain productive in 2020 despite no longer catching passes from Tom Brady. 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
Will be interesting to see who's throwing him the ball in 2020 and if Sony/Harris can get involved in the passing game/on the field(cough, cough Harris) at all. Oh great, Cam. A impossible offense to predict which Bill probably loves. We'll just have to rely far too much on preseason because relying on what Bill normally does would be relying on him never doing what you think. White has never played a year without Brady and we'll now have to rely on Stidham for those targets. I wonder if TE gets more involved this year, with Ben Watson leading the TE group with 24 targets last year. Could potentially impact White, plus probably not being top 5 in pass ATT. 
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
James White had a disappointing drop in fantasy production but somehow managed to manage a RB2 finish in half-PPR on the back of 67 rushes, 72 receptions, 908 yards and 6 TDs. He'll remain a PPR staple but lacks the true upside he once had with Jarrett Stidham at the controls. While the Auburn alum never had great RB receiving options, he showed a total disinterest in using them and this will certainly affect the 28-year-old Pat. He remains a valid weekly option but I wouldn't actually draft him at his Top 30 projection. I'd look elsewhere and suggest trying to win your league rather than avoiding losing it.Latavius Murray remains the league's top handcuff. He showed his worth when Alvin Kamara got injured as Murray gifted his fantasy owners 61 points in just two weeks. Nothing has changed. Murray will remain a desperation weekly start with enormous handcuff upside. He's an excellent gamble once the core of your team is set as the Kamara holdout news makes an early-season role a real possibility.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
White has always been a value, especially in PPR formats, but with Tom Brady gone, this team is likely to throw a whole lot less, and White has never averaged more than 5.9 carries per game. He's not likely to live up to his usual RB3-type numbers. I wouldn't want to trust him every week.Did everyone forget what happened when Alvin Kamara had to miss time last year? It was only two weeks, but in those two games, Murray destroyed the Bears and Cardinals to the tune of 307 total yards and four total touchdowns. He's legitimately a league-winner if Kamara misses time. This is what handcuff dreams are made of. He's also going to have bye week appeal, even when Kamara is on the field.
Dalton Kates
APEX Fantasy Leagues
Pass-catching weapon in a RB room that is suddenly depleted. Lacking passing weapons will allow White to earn targets. 
Elliot Berkovits
Packer Report
Brady's departure will undoubtedly affect White's consistency but with Cam Newton as the presumed starter, White may be the best Patriot worth rostering this season. We've seen Christian McCaffrey have tremendous success with Newton as his QB and while I don't think White has near that upside, he is solid flex in option in PPR formats.Latavius Murray proved his value as a handcuff last year when Alvin Kamara was forced to miss time. In the two games that Kamara missed, Murray ran for 221 yards, scored four total TD's, and caught 14 passes. He should have some stand-alone value but the only real reason to draft Murray would be to handcuff Kamara.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
White derives almost all of his value from his prowess as a receiver, as he's topped 67 carries just once in his career. While his work in the passing game (218 targets, 159 receptions over the past two years) has kept him as a solid, if perhaps inconsistent, fantasy option, it's unclear if that will continue this season. He will undoubtedly remain the Patriots' passing-down back, but it's unlikely that he'll see quite the same production with Cam Newton, even with how much work Christian McCaffrey saw in the receiving game. He'll remain an option in PPR leagues and perhaps in deeper half-PPR formats, but that's about all. 
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
We know Cam can carry a pass-catching RB, as we saw him do it with CMC. However, Cam's health is questionable, his arm is questionable, and we don't know what the offense will look like. He could end up as a PPR flex option, but I'll likely try my luck elsewhere. 
Andrew Erickson
Pro Football Focus
move up with Super Cam Newton 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Since the start of the 2017 season, only Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara have more RB targets than James White. Probably has quite a bit to do with Brady, but really so no reason why this won't continue with Cam or Stidham. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Cam Newton's now at QB for the Patriots and he's shown a propensity for targeting pass-catching RBs. White's not going to suddenly turn into Christian McCaffrey, but he's a solid value right now in redraft ADP.Murray's going to have minimal standalone fantasy value in 2020, but we've seen what he can do if Alvin Kamara misses time. Murray's a fantastic pick in the later rounds.