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Le'Veon Bell or James Conner

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
Expert
Recommendation

65%
Recommended by
64 of 99 experts
35%
Recommended by
35 of 99 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 75% 25%
Top RB Experts50%50%
Top Player Experts65%35%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 19# 24
Best Rank# 9# 10
Worst Rank# 33# 30
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total111.5149.0
Avg Game11.29.9
Avg Projection155.3164.7
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1018
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
James ConnerLe'Veon Bell
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
1 h
#21#26
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
3 h
#20#18
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
4 h
#25#16
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
5 h
#22#23
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
5 h
#18#19
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
6 h
#19#17
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
7 h
#24#22
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
8 h
#24#22
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
9 h
#16#30
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
9 h
#21#24
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
10 h
#33#25
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
10 h
#17#25
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
11 h
#18#27
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
12 h
#16#24
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
12 h
#20#18
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
12 h
#22#26
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
12 h
#27#26
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
13 h
#9#26
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
20 h
#21#25
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
23 h
#19#18
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
1 d
#16#23
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
2 d
#23#26
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
2 d
#16#19
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
2 d
#22#26
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
2 d
#20#23
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
3 d
#20#18
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
3 d
#17#15
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 d
#17#25
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
4 d
#17#24
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
5 d
#17#21
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
5 d
#20#23
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
5 d
#16#20
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
5 d
#16#24
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
5 d
#22#23
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
6 d
#21#22
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
6 d
#19#24
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
6 d
#15#21
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
6 d
#15#22
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
6 d
#23#16
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
6 d
#20#27
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
6 d
#16#27
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
1 w
#16#18
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
1 w
#15#17
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
1 w
#18#25
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
1 w
#20#23
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
1 w
#17#23
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#23#19
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#21#24
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#27#23
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
1 w
#20#18
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
1 w
#19#25
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 w
#17#19
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
1 w
#18#25
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#23#21
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
2 w
#20#24
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
2 w
#21#22
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
2 w
#19#25
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 w
#23#12
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 w
#21#23
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
2 w
#26#27
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
2 w
#17#23
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 w
#17#25
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FantasyPros
2 w
#19#23
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
2 w
#17#22
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#18#26
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
2 w
#16#24
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#25#20
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#15#27
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
2 w
#20#19
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#24#25
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#17#22
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#28#24
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
3 w
#20#19
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 w
#18#26
   
3 w
#16#26
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
4 w
#22#10
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
4 w
#24#27
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
4 w
#17#18
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
06/11
#24#18
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
6 d
#27#22
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
1 w
#24#27
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 w
#26#18
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#23#21
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
06/03
#24#22
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#23#24
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#22#24
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#23#24
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#27#26
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
05/20
#22#20
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#20#17
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#15#18
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#21#17
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#22#23
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#30#18
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#13#24
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#25#20
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#28#27
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#24#26
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#23#21
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NYG at BUF
Week 2 vs. DEN vs. SF
Week 3 vs. HOU at IND
Week 4 at TEN vs. DEN
Week 5 vs. PHI vs. ARI
Week 6 vs. CLE at LAC
Week 7 at BAL vs. BUF
Week 8BYE WEEK at KC
Week 9 at DAL vs. NE
Week 10 vs. CIN at MIA
Week 11 at JACBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. BAL vs. MIA
Week 13 vs. WAS vs. LV
Week 14 at BUF at SEA
Week 15 at CIN at LAR
Week 16 vs. IND vs. CLE
Week 17 at CLE at NE
Player Projections Comparison
  James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts195.5229.2
Rush Yards830.0876.9
Rush TDs6.14.9
   
Receiving
   
Receptions37.157.0
Rec Yards295.1417.9
Rec TDs1.51.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points155.3164.7
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
2019 Points 
Week 16.517.2
Week 210.510.9
Week 33.76.3
Week 418.5
Week 511.58.8
Week 623.911.3
Week 77.6
Week 821.03.5
Week 912.1
Week 1012.8
Week 111.615.2
Week 1210.8
Week 136.7
Week 14
Week 1511.18.8
Week 163.29.3
Week 177.7
Player Targets Comparison
  James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
2019 Targets 
Week 149
Week 2410
Week 344
Week 48
Week 509
Week 671
Week 74
Week 845
Week 99
Week 104
Week 1122
Week 125
Week 135
Week 14
Week 1552
Week 1604
Week 175
Notes for Player Combination
  James ConnerJ. Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
Expert 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
 Kind of betting on him to not have a more productive year, because RBs typically don't as they age. This is standard RB decline, despite whatever excuses he has. Gase also seems to be pretty good at ruining fantasy value. HOPEFULLY his line play is better but we don't know that until we see it. Yes, they replaced everyone, but I feel like we get in off-season mode where we just assume everything and everyone will be better without any evidence of it. Volume should keep him afloat.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Conner's a dicey pick, but that seems to be built into his ADP right now. If everything goes his way this season, Conner will drastically outperform where he's being drafted right now. However, we just simply don't know at this point whether or not he's going to remain healthy for all 16 games. In fact, I might bet against that happening.Adam Gase seems intent on taking the ball out of Bell's hands and splitting the work among his other running backs. Frank Gore and Lamical Perine are both going to eat into Bell's touches and it's going to limit his production. Bell is nothing more than a low-end RB2 in this Jets offense, despite being one of the more talented running backs in the NFL.
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Behind 8-ball to prove he can hold up as a bell cow for a full season - if injuries hit again, he could be elsewhere in 2021 - like the motivation, and Big Ben's returnBell's talent is slipping with age/mileage, and his environment took a hit going from PIT to NYJ - now HC Gase is looking to diminish his last bankable asset - workload
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 Last year there were only 3 RBs to have 240+ rushing attempts and 75+ targets. I think we would be expecting some "positive" regression for Bell, especially in the TD department, but it seems that Gase is a subscriber to the "RB's don't matter" philosophy. I expect Gore, Perine or one of the journeymen the Jets have horded to cut into Bell's upside.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
What an awful season 2019 proved to be for those who draft James Conner in the first round of drafts. Big Ben was injured, the offence fell apart, Conner's body fell apart and other backs like Benny Snell, Jaylen Samuels and even Kerrith Whyte (who oddly didn't look too bad) swarmed in. With Ben back, Conner ripped like a flying squirrel and another RB in 4th rounder Anthony McFarland in the mix, 2020 has turned into a real crap shoot. With a 4th round price tag though, Conner might just be worth the risk as an upside gamble returning to a good offence where he should be the lead back.Le'Veon Bell once again proved that situation often trumps talent for running backs, as a mediocre O-line and Adam Gase led to a Derrick Henry level of volume (10 fewer touches) for 100 fewer fantasy points. Bell has massive room for improvement though, as he has no true competition (sorry La'Mical) and huge regression upside. Bell's never been a high TD guy or overly efficient but 4 yards per carry and 8 total TDs isn't an unreasonal expectation and that would mean a top 10 finish. Bump those up a little and he becomes a league winner. He's a great third round gamble you can pair with any of the riskier RBs like Fournette, Drake, Carson, CEH and Sanders.
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
As long as he's healthy, he has RB1 potential. Up. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If Conner were able to stay on the field, he'd be considered as a top-10 running back in fantasy. Unfortunately, he hasn't done that, and it's led them to draft Jaylen Samuels, Benny Snell, and now Anthony McFarland. While none of them are better than Conner, it's likely we see them take some of the workload away from him in 2020.You're going to see Bell fall down draft boards this year, and further than he should. That's odd for me to say, as Bell was someone I was avoiding like the plague in drafts. The difference? Expectations. Playing him as your first-round pick in your RB1 slot was never something anyone should've expected, especially behind that offensive line and in Gase's offense. While he's still stuck in Gase's offense, the offensive line was upgraded quite a bit this offseason, which should allow Bell more room to work. Even if he repeated his 2019 performance, that's RB2 production. There were just 11 running backs who produced RB2 or better numbers more often than him. Sure, he didn't have a ton of weekly upside, but he was safe. Now coming off the board outside the top three rounds, Bell is a value play.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Conner went from 1,470 yards from scrimmage and 13 touchdowns in 2018 to 715 yards from scrimmage and 7 touchdowns in 2019. The big issue for me is durability, Conner has RB1 talent, but missed 3 games in 2018 and 6 games last year. He has a lot of upside due to his ability, but a lot of downside due to his durability.Bell should benefit from the Jets adding T Mekhi Becton and WR Denzel Mims in the NFL Draft. They also added RB La'Mical Perine in the 4th round, but he should not be a huge threat to Bell's touches this season.