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Sony Michel or Jordan Howard

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
Expert
Recommendation

54%
Recommended by
63 of 116 experts
46%
Recommended by
53 of 116 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 50% 50%
Top RB Experts43%57%
Top Player Experts55%45%
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 32# 33
Best Rank# 24# 23
Worst Rank# 56# 50
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total140.6101.4
Avg Game8.810.1
Avg Projection117.2118.8
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank1227
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Sony MichelJordan Howard
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 h
#37#32
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
3 h
#27#36
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
4 h
#56#31
   
Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
6 h
#38#37
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
6 h
#44#35
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
7 h
#35#37
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
9 h
#34#35
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
9 h
#26#31
   
Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
11 h
#28#33
   
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
12 h
#32#39
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
12 h
#33#32
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
12 h
#41#36
   
Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
18 h
#32#27
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
19 h
#33#36
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
20 h
#27#36
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
20 h
#46#39
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
21 h
#26#31
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
21 h
#35#28
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
23 h
#32#42
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
1 d
#35#33
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#36#29
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#40#45
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
1 d
#28#38
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
1 d
#34#30
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
1 d
#26#41
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#34#28
   
Michael BellerM. Beller
The Athletic
2 d
#38#26
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 d
#30#31
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 d
#35#31
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
2 d
#29#30
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#30#37
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
2 d
#30#28
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
2 d
#32#36
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
3 d
#29#36
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#32#23
   
Doug MooreD. Moore
Inside the Pylon
3 d
#35#31
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
3 d
#28#35
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
3 d
#35#38
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
3 d
#47#30
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
3 d
#33#50
   
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
3 d
#30#32
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
4 d
#36#32
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FantasyOMatic
4 d
#31#33
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
4 d
#32#31
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Expand The Boxscore
4 d
#27#26
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
4 d
#33#37
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
4 d
#30#29
   
Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
4 d
#32#30
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
4 d
#33#30
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
4 d
#29#36
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
5 d
#35#34
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
5 d
#25#27
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
6 d
#28#36
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
6 d
#29#25
   
Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
6 d
#26#31
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
6 d
#27#31
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
6 d
#24#35
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
6 d
#34#35
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
7 d
#34#42
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#33#31
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#31#27
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#35#33
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
1 w
#32#27
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
1 w
#33#31
   
Ryan Hodge R. Hodge
FantasyLabs
1 w
#40#36
   
Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
1 w
#31#32
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
1 w
#31#28
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
1 w
#34#31
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
1 w
#47#35
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 w
#36#32
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 w
#34#31
   
Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
1 w
#35#31
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
1 w
#33#31
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
1 w
#30#27
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
1 w
#36#28
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
2 w
#35#29
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
2 w
#27#31
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
2 w
#30#34
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
2 w
#40
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
FullTime Fantasy
2 w
#28#40
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 w
#35#28
   
M. Starks PowellM. Star...
New Life Fantasy
2 w
#30#31
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#30#31
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
2 w
#29#35
   
Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
2 w
#34#31
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
2 w
#27#31
   
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
2 w
#27#30
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
3 w
#31#32
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Important Nonsense
3 w
#30#35
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
3 w
#28#31
   
SmittyS.
SleeperU
3 w
#39#38
   
Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
3 w
#32#38
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
3 w
#28#32
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
4 w
#27#28
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
07/06
#34#28
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
07/04
#30#35
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
07/03
#30#31
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
07/02
#39#35
   
Zach BrunnerZ. Brunner
FlurrySports
07/01
#29#36
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
07/01
#42#39
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
07/04
#30#27
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
06/24
#33#31
   
06/23
#34#32
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
06/29
#25#36
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
4 w
#29#33
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#27#33
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
2 d
#28#33
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
7 d
#32#34
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#28#33
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#29#33
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
3 d
#26#32
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#35#34
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#26#53
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#27#33
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#26#30
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#28#42
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. MIA at NE
Week 2 at SEA vs. BUF
Week 3 vs. LV at JAC
Week 4 at KC vs. SEA
Week 5 vs. DEN at SF
Week 6BYE WEEK at DEN
Week 7 vs. SF vs. LAC
Week 8 at BUF vs. LAR
Week 9 at NYJ at ARI
Week 10 vs. BAL vs. NYJ
Week 11 at HOUBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. ARI at NYJ
Week 13 at LAC vs. CIN
Week 14 at LAR vs. KC
Week 15 at MIA vs. NE
Week 16 vs. BUF at LV
Week 17 vs. NYJ at BUF
Player Projections Comparison
  Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts198.4168.8
Rush Yards780.3695.6
Rush TDs5.45.7
   
Receiving
   
Receptions10.519.2
Rec Yards79.6138.9
Rec TDs0.20.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points117.2118.8
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
2019 Points 
Week 11.45.5
Week 212.32.6
Week 37.19.7
Week 46.329.5
Week 518.312.2
Week 611.34.9
Week 721.45.6
Week 87.417.1
Week 93.014.3
Week 10
Week 114.4
Week 128.5
Week 134.5
Week 140.9
Week 1510.3
Week 1610.1
Week 1713.40.0
Player Targets Comparison
  Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
2019 Targets 
Week 103
Week 201
Week 311
Week 404
Week 530
Week 630
Week 722
Week 802
Week 921
Week 10
Week 114
Week 120
Week 130
Week 141
Week 152
Week 162
Week 1700
Notes for Player Combination
  Sony MichelS. Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Jordan HowardJ. Howard
RB - MIA
Jordan Howard
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
After a somewhat disappointing rookie campaign where he failed to finish as a top-24 running back despite racking up 209 carries in the high-scoring Patriots offense, Michel had an even worse sophomore campaign, averaging just 3.7 yards per carry and scoring just seven touchdowns on 259 touches. The Patriots spent a first-round pick on him, so he'll be given every opportunity to succeed, but they won't allow him to be inefficient much longer with Damien Harris waiting in the wings. Michel simply hasn't been the player we watched at Georgia. It's hard to see losing Tom Brady actually help him become more efficient.It seems like years since Howard has been a force to reckon with in fantasy football, but prior to the 2019 season that was ended with injuries, he'd posted 935 or more rushing yards in each of the previous three seasons. The issue with projecting that moving forward is due to his offensive line play. The Dolphins have what may be the worst line in football, while Howard has only run behind top-10 offensive lines while in Chicago and Philadelphia. Still, if you need a running back who's likely locked into 12-plus touches a week, Howard can fill a role on your fantasy team.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Michel has justifiably fallen out of favor for fantasy owners after yet another sub-par year, and there's little excitement about him this year. He has averaged nearly 16 carries per game in his career, however, and may be asked to carry more of a load now that Tom Brady is no longer under center. But his upside is limited by two roadblocks: the presence of James White, Rex Burkhead, and Damien Harris, and his complete lack of involvement in the passing game. Michel has just 31 targets and 19 receptions over his 29 career games. In standard scoring leagues, there's a chance he may be slightly undervalued, but it would be hard to rely on him as anything more than a bench player in or half- or full-PPR leagues. That's especially true given his foot surgery in May which could impact him early in the season.Howard is perpetually undervalued in fantasy football, in part because of his lack of success as a receiver. But over his four-year career, he's totaled 3,895 yards rushing, 30 touchdowns, and a 4.3 YPC average. Those numbers are more than adequate for fantasy purposes, especially considering Howard should get the bulk of the work for the Dolphins. While Matt Breida should siphon off some carries, Howard will likely be the primary ball carrier and the goal-line option, making him a Flex option in standard leagues.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
No thanks. No thanks. No thanks. There's no hidden value here. This is a guy who averaged 3.7 yards per carry on a decent offense last year and has never surpassed 7 TDs in a season. With the best goal-line running QB in NFL history leading the way now, Michel is best left off of your squad. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
 Howard should be the lead back in a crowded RBBC in Miami this year, which would give him flex value with upside if they can improve the offensive line.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
With Cam Newton behind center, this offense is going to be much more potent than it would have been with Jarrett Stidham. This benefits Michel with more scoring opportunities and trips into the red zone. However, the downside is that Newton has the size and power to take away some of those goal line touches. Michel's nothing more than a RB3 this season, in my opinion.Howard will get the opportunity to be a starting RB again in 2020 in Miami. He's the clear option for goal line carries and this offensive line is drastically improved from 2019. Howard should be a solid RB2 option all season long in this offense.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
Michel recovering from foot surgery, per sources. The surgery was viewed as more maintenance-based to relieve discomfort. How Michel's rehab progresses will determine if he opens training camp on PUP. @MikeReiss - I don't think he starts the season on PUP. I'm like being able to get him in the 8th-9th round.Expect Howard to be the top choice for the Dolphins' goal line work this season.
Ben Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
You know what you'll be getting if you draft Sony Michel. 900 yards, 7ish TDs and an RB3 finish. Most weeks that'll mean single digit fantasy points and that's not ideal, but there is upside. If the Pats are forced to go very run-heavy given their awkward QB situation, it's possible Michel will get a lot more run. Then again it's also possible Damien Harris comes in and takes a large part of Michel's work. Ultimately, he's little more than a backup with some non-PPR upside.After being drafted out of Indiana in the 5th round a few years ago, Jordan Howard has regularly surpassed expectations. He was sensational for the Bears in his debut season before dropping away along with the team's attack as a whole. A move to Philly proved he still had it as he held off Miles Sanders with superior play until injury crueled his season. Now in Miami's RB-wasteland and he's got a chance to do it all again. The message is clear, under-estimate Howard at your peril. With around 400 RB touches to go around, I expect Howard to lead the backfield with Breida taking the change-of-pace/receiving role. Take Howard in the late 8th round if you need a safe option but realise the upside is limited this time.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
I've had 475 total touches in my first 2 years despite missing 3 games, but have finished as RB28, and 29 in those 2 years. Who am I? And why am I so bad?I learned my lesson last year! Howard will be more involved than I like! Still likely to receive 150ish carries with a rookie drafted, whether we like it or not. Was pacing for 190 in Philly last year. The good news is he's an absolute dunce when it comes to pass catching and Miami targeted the RB a sneaky amount(99). It was just spread out through Drake, who left, and the Walton and LA(i)RDS of the world 150 attempts at a 4ypc clip with a handful of TDs would put him at 90 fantasy points. Your standard RB40 on the year