Who Should I Draft?

Le'Veon Bell or Melvin Gordon

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
Melvin Gordon
RB - LAC
Melvin Gordon
Expert
Recommendation
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Recommended by
89 of 89 experts
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Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total242.4209.6
Avg Game20.216.1
Avg Projection267.8203.0
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank3115
   
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  Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
Melvin Gordon
RB - LAC
Melvin Gordon
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CLE at DEN
Week 2 vs. MIN vs. MIA
Week 3 at CHI vs. KC
Week 4 at BAL vs. PHI
Week 5 vs. JAC at NYG
Week 6 at KC at OAK
Week 7 vs. CIN vs. DEN
Week 8 at DET at NE
Week 9BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 10 at IND at JAC
Week 11 vs. TEN vs. BUF
Week 12 vs. GB at DAL
Week 13 at CIN vs. CLE
Week 14 vs. BAL vs. WAS
Week 15 vs. NE at KC
Week 16 at HOU at NYJ
Week 17 vs. CLE vs. OAK
  Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
Melvin Gordon
RB - LAC
Melvin Gordon
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts298.7272.6
Rush Yards1,391.31,079.1
Rush TDs9.58.3
   
Receiving
   
Receptions75.946.3
Rec Yards616.2399.6
Rec TDs2.51.9
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points267.8203.0
   
  Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
Melvin Gordon
RB - LAC
Melvin Gordon
2016 Points 
Week 117.7
Week 218.0
Week 313.8
Week 417.817.9
Week 515.412.7
Week 612.89.4
Week 714.930.1
Week 815.5
Week 97.032.1
Week 1025.413.2
Week 1126.1
Week 1220.28.9
Week 1316.219.8
Week 1447.80.5
Week 1513.1
Week 1625.7
Week 17
  Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
Melvin Gordon
RB - LAC
Melvin Gordon
2016 Targets 
Week 10
Week 23
Week 37
Week 467
Week 5111
Week 672
Week 7137
Week 87
Week 994
Week 10108
Week 119
Week 1254
Week 1376
Week 1451
Week 158
Week 164
Week 17
  Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
Melvin Gordon
RB - LAC
Melvin Gordon
Expert 
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
The top spot is a fight between Bell and David Johnson this season, and I'm giving a slight edge to Bell. The Steelers should come back strong in 2017 and get some help back on offense, which should keep Bell in good spots all season long.Gordon was a touchdown machine last season, but also showed ability outside of the goal line, especially in the receiving game. With Danny Woodhead in Baltimore, Gordon's receptions should keep him near the top of the fantasy points.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Had Le'Veon Bell been active for all 16 games, his pace would have put him at over 2,500 all purpose yards. Don't buy too much into the fact that he has several injuries, as all running backs inevitably will. Rather, consider that if he remains healthy, he will carry you to the playoffs.Gordon had a tremendous sophomore season after putting up a donut for rookie season touchdowns. With an improved offensive line, it only makes sense that he would be able to maintain his level of production. Granted, he wasn't the most efficient running back and Keenan Allen is coming back, but he is still expected to be among the most reliable RBs in terms of touches this season.
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Bell is a monster but his contract issue and constant suspension/injury woes always concern me. That all still can't keep him from being a top 3 RB. 
Corey Parson
RotoExperts
With no injuries or suspensions to worry about, Bell could average 30 points per game in PPR leagues. Auction Value $52New Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn will see to it that Gordon is a Top 5 Fantasy back in 2017. Auction Value $42
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
The top spot is a fight between Bell and David Johnson this season, and I'm giving a slight edge to Bell. The Steelers should come back strong in 2017 and get some help back on offense, which should keep Bell in good spots all season long.Gordon was a touchdown machine last season, but also showed ability outside of the goal line, especially in the receiving game. With Danny Woodhead in Baltimore, Gordon's receptions should keep him near the top of the fantasy points.
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
Le'Veon is either going to get a long-term deal before July 17 or be tagged with a 12.1 million franchise tender. Either way, he'll be out to remind everyone who the best running back in the league is. On a PPG basis you can't do better--but Bell comes with more injury risk than Johnson so he slides in at #2 for me. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If Bell can stay on the field for all 16 games, it's quite possible that we see him break records. He's still yet to have a game in his NFL career with fewer than 7.8 PPR points. There's actually been just three of his 47 games with fewer than 10.9 PPR points.Despite averaging a mediocre 4.0 yards per carry heading into his Week 14 matchup where he hurt his knee, Gordon was sitting as the No. 3 fantasy running back. The Chargers have one of the most difficult passing schedules in the league, but also have receivers to pull defenders out of the box. Gordon should build on his 2016 season.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Steelers gave the franchise tag to Bell, so he will be in Pittsburgh at least through 2017. The only reason I have him behind Elliot and Johnson is durability concerns and two prior suspensions under the league's substance abuse policy. Gordon was a star this year with 997 yards rushing, 419 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns in just 13 games. He should be the bell cow back in this offense in 2017 and the Chargers added two guards early in the draft, which should give him a better offensive line to run behind.