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Rex Burkhead or Jerick McKinnon

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  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 65# 71-
Best Rank# 39# 44-
Worst Rank# 102# 94-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total0.074.1-
Avg Game5.7-
Avg Projection74.254.2-
    
Schedule 
    
SOS Rank2312-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. ARI vs. MIA
Week 2 at NYJ at SEA
Week 3 at NYG vs. LV
Week 4 vs. PHI at KC
Week 5 vs. MIA vs. DEN
Week 6 vs. LARBYE WEEK
Week 7 at NE vs. SF
Week 8 at SEA at BUF
Week 9 vs. GB at NYJ
Week 10 at NO vs. BAL
Week 11BYE WEEK at HOU
Week 12 at LAR vs. ARI
Week 13 vs. BUF at LAC
Week 14 vs. WAS at LAR
Week 15 at DAL at MIA
Week 16 at ARI vs. BUF
Week 17 vs. SEA vs. NYJ
Player Projections Comparison
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts92.954.6
Rush Yards377.0222.4
Rush TDs2.81.8
   
Receiving
   
Receptions21.420.1
Rec Yards174.8177.7
Rec TDs0.70.7
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points74.254.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
2019 Points 
Week 18.5
Week 26.8
Week 312.9
Week 40.7
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 81.3
Week 93.4
Week 10
Week 114.8
Week 121.7
Week 131.5
Week 141.5
Week 1511.9
Week 1613.7
Week 175.4
Total0.074.1
Average5.7
Player Targets Comparison
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
2019 Targets 
Week 18
Week 22
Week 37
Week 41
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 81
Week 92
Week 10
Week 113
Week 125
Week 131
Week 141
Week 152
Week 164
Week 171
Notes for Player Combination
  Jerick McKinnonJ. McKinnon
RB - SF
Jerick McKinnon
Rex BurkheadR. Burkhead
RB - NE
Rex Burkhead
Expert 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
The 49ers originally signed McKinnon to a four-year, $30 million contract in 2018 as they expected the former Viking to be the lead back in Kyle Shanahan's offense. McKinnon hasn't played a single game for the team and hasn't played since 2017, but the team is excited about his potential impact this season. McKinnon had proven himself as an electric pass-catcher and dynamic open-field runner prior to his injuries, and while it's tough to predict where he will be at health-wise, his fantasy upside is tremendous. He's a great late-round flier. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's been a while since we've seen McKinnon on a football field. He's been with the 49ers for two years but hasn't played a down of regular season football. Now that they've traded away Matt Breida, there's a role to be had, but we don't know if he's capable at this stage of his career. There's been some whispers that he may not make the team, though that may be a surprise considering they've held onto him this long. Between Raheem Mostert, Tevin Coleman, and McKinnon, it's going to be tough to find consistent volume and production in this backfield.With Tom Brady out of town, we know the Patriots are going to be running the ball much more. The issue is that they've shown a significant amount of trust in Sony Michel, invested a third-round pick on Damien Harris, and James White isn't going anywhere. That's a lot of mouths to feed. Burkhead is someone you look to if there's injuries to others, but it's unlikely he's an asset with everyone healthy.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
The last news we saw regarding McKinnon was back in May when it was reported that he has yet to resume cutting on his knee. This is concerning for any player, but with McKinnon's injury history it's something that should push him completely off draft boards. It wouldn't surprise me at all to see the 49ers move on from the once promising RB.Burkhead's going to remain a part of this complicated Patriots backfield, but he's not going to be involved enough to be worth drafting. He can remain on your waiver wire this season.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
Hard to believe Jerick McKinnon was being drafted in the first three rounds of 2017 fantasy drafts. Several years later and he's barely in discussions, but the 49ers definitely still know he's there. Dropping Breida would probably not have happened if Kyle Shanahan didn't believe McKinnon would offer something this season and that should give you hope that he's worth drafting in the deepest of leagues. Just be aware there's a very high chance he does absolutely nothing, but the breakout possibility is always there in this backfield.Rex Burkhead looked like he was headed for something big after a strong 2017 season, then Sony Michel arrived. Burkhead is now one of many Pats TD vultures who will have some interesting weeks but never be startable without at least one major injury in front of him. He's best left undrafted and untouched.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
McKinnon has yet to play a snap for the 49ers after signing with them prior to the 2018 season. He'll be back with the team this year in another attempted comeback, but it's a crowded backfield. With Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman leading the way, McKinnon is more likely going to be a change-of-pace back and receiving option if he can stay healthy, but his looks should be few and far between. That's not a player worth drafting in almost any format.Burkhead has never topped 94 touches in a season, and has managed to play just 31 games in his three years with the Patriots. He'll turn 30 years old before the season, and will need to compete for touches with Sony Michel, Damien Harris, and James White in an offense that is no longer headed by Tom Brady. There's no reason to give Burkhead a look for fantasy purposes this year.