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Fantasy Football Player Notes

2020 Rest of Season Rankings

Derrick Henry Note
Derrick Henry photo 1. Derrick Henry TEN (at HOU)
If you're a team that's in the playoffs, you should be trading for Derrick Henry. He's likely going to be a fantasy MVP this year with matchups against the Jaguars, Lions, and Packers in Weeks 14-16. Those might be three of the five best matchups a running back can ask for, and Henry always picks up steam in December.
28 weeks ago
Dalvin Cook Note
Dalvin Cook photo 2. Dalvin Cook MIN (at DET)
Cook has been utterly dominant since returning from his groin injury, getting an absurd workload and putting up even more ridiculous production. The Vikings' schedule isn't great to close out the season, particularly during the fantasy playoffs, but don't kid yourself. Cook should be valued as a top-two back going forward.
32 weeks ago
Aaron Jones Note
Aaron Jones photo 3. Aaron Jones GB (at CHI)
Jones still isn't seeing quite the snaps of other running backs in his range fantasy-wise, but it doesn't matter. His absurd performance against the Lions notwithstanding, Jones should be locked in as an RB1 every single week, as he is heavily involved whenever he's on the field and gets the goal-line work. Your buy-low window has slammed shut.
39 weeks ago
Alvin Kamara Note
Alvin Kamara photo 4. Alvin Kamara NO (at CAR)
Those preseason concerns over Kamara seem foolish now, as he's totaled four touchdowns and four receptions through the Saints' first two games. He's the key cog in the New Orleans offense right now, especially with Michael Thomas battling a high-ankle sprain, and he should continue to be a top-four back in fantasy so long as he remains healthy.
39 weeks ago
Nick Chubb Note
Nick Chubb photo 5. Nick Chubb CLE (vs . PIT)
Chubb will return from his MCL injury in Week 10, as expected. He should immediately be considered a solid RB1, particularly since Odell Beckham Jr. suffered a season-ending injury in Chubb's absence. That should force the Browns to lean into the running game even more now that Chubb and Kareem Hunt can go back to splitting the workload.
32 weeks ago
David Montgomery Note
David Montgomery photo 6. David Montgomery CHI (vs . GB)
If you're looking to trade for a running back, or add some depth before the trade deadline, making a move for Montgomery would make sense. He's not someone fantasy managers are excited to roster, as he just doesn't offer any upside. However, we constantly look at rankings and think, "I really don't love this player, but given the state of the running back position, he's ranked as a top-25 option." Montgomery's schedule from Week 13-16 was among the best in football, as it already began against the Lions, with the Texans, Vikings, and Jaguars on deck. He can be a role player on a fantasy championship team.
28 weeks ago
Josh Jacobs Note
Josh Jacobs photo 7. Josh Jacobs LV (at DEN)
Jacobs had an excellent rookie season, despite missing three games with injury. He flashed explosiveness and the ability to continue to gain yards after contact. To the extent there was a downside, it's that he barely factored in as a receiver (just 27 targets). Although he's expressed a desire to be far more involved in the passing game, the presence of pass-catching running backs, including Jalen Richard, makes that less likely, though the recent trade of Lynn Bowden Jr. helps Jacobs' cause in that regard. Regardless of any increased work in the passing game, Jacob should have a workhorse role and be drafted as a borderline RB1.
41 weeks ago
Austin Ekeler Note
Austin Ekeler photo 8. Austin Ekeler LAC (at KC)
Ekeler suffered a Grade-2 hamstring injury and a hyperextended knee in Week 4 and has been placed on IR and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. It's a huge blow for the Chargers and, of course, Ekeler. He'll go on IR, where fantasy managers should obviously find a way to stash him.
37 weeks ago
Chris Carson Note
Chris Carson photo 9. Chris Carson SEA (at SF)
Carson looks to be good to go despite his ugly-looking knee injury in Week 3. He isn't getting quite the volume on the ground that fantasy managers expected with the "let Russ cook" movement winning out, but his involvement in the passing game and overall efficiency of the Seattle offense keeps him locked in RB2 status.
38 weeks ago
J.K. Dobbins Note
J.K. Dobbins photo 10. J.K. Dobbins BAL (at CIN)
Dobbins has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list after testing positive for COVID-19 and will miss at least Week 12's game against the Steelers. He looked to be taking control of the backfield before this news, so keep him rostered and look for him to contribute down the stretch when he returns.
30 weeks ago
Miles Sanders Note
Miles Sanders photo 11. Miles Sanders PHI (vs . WAS)
Sanders will return from his injury in Week 10, as expected, and should be a full-go against the Giants. He should immediately be viewed as an RB1 going forward.
32 weeks ago
D'Andre Swift Note
D'Andre Swift photo 12. D'Andre Swift DET (vs . MIN)
The draft capital the Lions spent on Swift suggested that he'd take the lion's share of the running back touches in Detroit even with the presence of Adrian Peterson. But Swift has battled injury and missed two weeks of practice heading into the season, and word is that the Detroit coaching staff preferred a committee approach to the backfield. With the Lions now signing Adrian Peterson, it's hard to see Swift getting a big workload early on even if he is healthy. He'll likely eventually be the back you want to roster in Detroit and should certainly be drafted as a low-end Flex play, but be prepared to ride with other options for the first several weeks of the season.
41 weeks ago
Jonathan Taylor Note
Jonathan Taylor photo 13. Jonathan Taylor IND (vs . JAC)
Taylor has simply not been able to find consistent fantasy-relevancy after Marlon Mack's injury. The Colts prefer to rotate Taylor, Nyheim Hines, and Jordan Wilkins, and it's unclear which, if any, will succeed in any given week. Roster Taylor, but it's impossible to start him unless things change soon.
32 weeks ago
David Johnson Note
David Johnson photo 14. David Johnson HOU (vs . TEN)
Johnson has been placed on IR after suffering a concussion in Week 9. He'll miss a minimum of three games. It's unusual for a player to be ruled out for three games so quickly after a concussion, but given where the Texans are in the standings, they're likely just being overly cautious. Stash Johnson if you can, but he won't be able to help you until at least close to the fantasy playoffs.
32 weeks ago
Kenyan Drake Note
Kenyan Drake photo 15. Kenyan Drake LV (at DEN)
Drake hasn't been quite as dominant as expected in the early going of the season, with the Cardinals leaning into the pass a bit more than expected and Kyler Murray stealing some rushing touchdowns. But Drake's floor is high given hi workload, and in the right matchup, he should still put up big numbers. Expect him to perform as a strong RB2 for the rest of the season.
38 weeks ago
Melvin Gordon III Note
Melvin Gordon III photo 16. Melvin Gordon III DEN (vs . LV)
Gordon had two touchdowns against the Dolphins in Week 11, and re-established himself as, at a minimum, a viable fantasy asset. He'll continue to split time with Phillip Lindsay, but he should see enough volume to be borderline startable most weeks.
30 weeks ago
Kareem Hunt Note
Kareem Hunt photo 17. Kareem Hunt CLE (vs . PIT)
With Nick Chubb's knee injury, Hunt should be good to go as a borderline RB1 going forward. It's doubtful he'll suddenly start seeing 25 touches per week, but his consistent workload and the Browns' rush-first philosophy should lead to outstanding production each week.
37 weeks ago
Leonard Fournette Note
Leonard Fournette photo 18. Leonard Fournette TB (vs . ATL)
Fournette looked to have a prime shot at taking over the Tampa Bay backfield, but he floundered in Week 3 and will miss at least Week 4 with an ankle injury. Depending on the severity, Fournette still may be the back to roster long-term for the Bucs. But for now, he's on the outside looking in, regardless of the injury.
38 weeks ago
Wayne Gallman Note
Wayne Gallman photo 19. Wayne Gallman SF (vs . SEA)
Mike Davis Note
Mike Davis photo 20. Mike Davis ATL (at TB)
Davis should be in line to see the majority of touches in the Carolina backfield when Christian McCaffrey on IR with a high-ankle sprain. Davis won't replace McCaffrey's production, but his ability to chip in as a pass-catcher should give him a fairly high floor. In the right matchup, he should earn RB2 status.
39 weeks ago
Darrell Henderson Note
Darrell Henderson photo 21. Darrell Henderson LAR (vs . ARI)
Remember how we saw Ronald Jones' fantasy value disappear overnight? The same thing has started to happen to Henderson, who's stuck in a three-way timeshare with Malcolm Brown and Cam Akers. On top of that, the Rams have the fifth-hardest remaining schedule in football.
29 weeks ago
Tony Pollard Note
Tony Pollard photo 22. Tony Pollard DAL (at NYG)
J.D. McKissic Note
J.D. McKissic photo 23. J.D. McKissic WAS (at PHI)
Le'Veon Bell Note
Le'Veon Bell photo 24. Le'Veon Bell KC (vs . LAC)
Bell signed with the Chiefs on October 15th, and will now be the 1B to Clyde Edwards-Helaire's 1A. It wasn't the best spot for Bell to land, in that there is a younger and more talented back ahead of him. But he'll play for an elite offense, one that is capable of utilizing his skill set. Consider Bell a strong Flex play going forward.
36 weeks ago
Myles Gaskin Note
Myles Gaskin photo 25. Myles Gaskin MIA (at BUF)
Gaskin will be out until at least Week 12 after being placed on IR. The young back had established himself as a strong RB2 in recent weeks, and considering that the Dolphins are in playoff contention, they'll likely put their top options out there, so Gaskin should be in line for the vast majority of the RB touches in Miami upon his return. That will put him squarely in the RB2 conversation once again.
32 weeks ago
Salvon Ahmed Note
Salvon Ahmed photo 26. Salvon Ahmed MIA (at BUF)
Chase Edmonds Note
Chase Edmonds photo 27. Chase Edmonds ARI (at LAR)
Edmonds enters the season in a familiar spot - as a fairly decent handcuff who could have enormous value (such as in Week 7 against the Giants last year) if the starter gets injured. Absent an injury to Kenyan Drake, Edmonds should see only a handful of touches per game and provide little fantasy value. If Drake does get injured, however, Edmonds has the chance to excel, given the Cardinals' addition of DeAndre Hopkins likely opening up running lanes, along with another year of growth from Kyler Murray. He's worth drafting as a handcuff in deeper formats.
41 weeks ago
Giovani Bernard Note
Giovani Bernard photo 28. Giovani Bernard TB (vs . ATL)
Had Bernard not missed six games in 2016 that artificially kept his numbers down, he'd be coming off three straight years of declining touches. As it is, he's been nothing more than a change-of-pace back for the last two seasons, who occasionally factors into the passing game but rarely does anything noteworthy. Even with an injury to Joe Mixon, it's doubtful that Bernard would carry the load himself given his age and size, so he's best ignored in fantasy circles.
41 weeks ago
Latavius Murray Note
Latavius Murray photo 29. Latavius Murray NO (at CAR)
When you make a trade for someone like Murray, you're trading for someone his manager views as a bye-week filler or RB4 option. Now that most bye weeks are out of the way, your goal should be to collect as many league-winners on your bench as possible. If Alvin Kamara were to miss any time, Murray would be an every-week RB1, which is worth much more than Murray's bye week filler/RB4 pricetag. His schedule isn't going to allow you to start him right now, but we're not acquiring him to be a starter right now.
31 weeks ago
Devin Singletary Note
Devin Singletary photo 30. Devin Singletary BUF (vs . MIA)
James Robinson Note
James Robinson photo 31. James Robinson JAC (at IND)
During the two most important weeks of the fantasy season (Weeks 15-16), he'll have matchups against the Ravens and the Bears, two matchups you don't want to see for your RB1, which is what Robinson has been to this point. He's still valuable given his workload, but he won't carry you to a fantasy championship.
29 weeks ago
Gus Edwards Note
Gus Edwards photo 32. Gus Edwards BAL (at CIN)
Nyheim Hines Note
Nyheim Hines photo 33. Nyheim Hines IND (vs . JAC)
Hines went from being heavily involved in Week 1 to playing 12% of the snaps and totaling just one touch in Week 2. His value lies somewhere in between, so try to hold him on your roster if you can, particularly in PPR formats.
39 weeks ago
Benny Snell Jr. Note
Benny Snell Jr. photo 34. Benny Snell Jr. PIT (at CLE)
Snell Jr. went back to his role as a backup in Week 2 with James Conner healthy. He showed in Week 1 that he can carry the load if necessary, but so long as Conner is healthy, Snell will be just a high-end backup.
39 weeks ago
Frank Gore Note
Frank Gore photo 35. Frank Gore NYJ (at NE)
Gore played second fiddle in terms of snaps to Lamical Perine in the Jets' first game since Le'Veon Bell was released, but he manage to produce, totaling 70 yards on 15 touches. Eventually, you'd have to think that Gore gets less and less work as the Jets look to see what they have in Perine, but for now, Gore is a desperation Flex in bye weeks.
35 weeks ago
Phillip Lindsay Note
Phillip Lindsay photo 36. Phillip Lindsay HOU (vs . TEN)
With Melvin Gordon potentially facing a suspension after being charged with a DUI, Lindsay looks likely to inherit a large workload, similar to what he saw last year. Now past his bye with Drew Lock back, Lindsay could find himself in RB2 territory until Gordon returns, if he does this year.
36 weeks ago
Ezekiel Elliott Note
Ezekiel Elliott photo 37. Ezekiel Elliott DAL (at NYG)
Elliott continues to struggle without Dak Prescott. Whether it be the offensive line, his fumble issues, or just the futility of the offense, it's been a sub-par year for the veteran. He's still getting enough volume to be considered an RB2, but pre-season expectations are long gone.
32 weeks ago
Jeff Wilson Jr. Note
Jeff Wilson Jr. photo 38. Jeff Wilson Jr. SF (vs . SEA)
Wilson needed a lot of injuries ahead of him to have fantasy-relevance, and he has just that. With both Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman set to miss time, Wilson should factor in with Jerick McKinnon and see most of the goal-line touches. His exact role is uncertain but he is worth an add in most formats.
39 weeks ago
Sony Michel Note
Sony Michel photo 39. Sony Michel NE (vs . NYJ)
Michel was placed on the COVID-19/Reserve list prior to the Patriots' Week 6 game against the Broncos. It's unclear how much time he'll miss but given that he was already dealing with a quad injury, there's no reason to continue to roster Michel in redraft leagues.
35 weeks ago
Kalen Ballage Note
Kalen Ballage photo 40. Kalen Ballage PIT (at CLE)
James Conner Note
James Conner photo 41. James Conner ARI (at LAR)
Conner continues to produce each and every week. He may dominate from a yards-per-carry average at every turn, but he gets plenty of goal-line looks on a team that often plays from ahead. He's a locked-in strong RB2.
36 weeks ago
Todd Gurley II Note
Todd Gurley II photo 42. Todd Gurley II FA (BYE)
He keeps falling into the end zone, which is what's holding up his fantasy stock, but his inefficiency cannot be ignored. Neither can his health or schedule, which ranks as the third-toughest in the NFL over the remainder of the season, including another game against the Bucs, the league's toughest matchup for running backs.
28 weeks ago
Malcolm Brown Note
Malcolm Brown photo 43. Malcolm Brown MIA (at BUF)
Brown hurt his finger in Week 2, and although he should be good to play going forward, he may have ceded the top role in the backfield to Darrell Henderson, who performed well against the Eagles. With Cam Akers nursing a rib injury, Brown is certainly worth rostering, but probably not starting absent Henderson struggling significantly.
39 weeks ago
James White Note
James White photo 44. James White NE (vs . NYJ)
White suffered a terrible tragedy when he lost his father in an accident shortly before the Patriots' Week 2 game against Seattle. He'll miss at least Week 3, and it's simply uncertain when he'll return to the team. In PPR leagues, White is still worth rostering, but football is and should be the least of his concerns for now.
39 weeks ago
Jamaal Williams Note
Jamaal Williams photo 45. Jamaal Williams DET (vs . MIN)
You may have seen Williams hit the waiver wire in some leagues. While that shouldn't happen, we know it does. Even if he's on someone's roster, go and see what it'd take to acquire him. We already know how things would go down in the Packers backfield if Jones were to miss any time, and that amounts to an RB1 in Williams. These are the types of players who win fantasy championships.
29 weeks ago
Carlos Hyde Note
Carlos Hyde photo 46. Carlos Hyde JAC (at IND)
Hyde had a surprisingly effective year with Houston, despite joining the team just before the season started. He saw 245 carries and averaged 4.4 yards per carry, proving useful in fantasy despite not factoring into the passing game at all. He signed late this offseason with the Seahawks, which, for now, appear to be more of a hedge for Rashaad Penny's injury rather than a chance for Hyde to supplant Chris Carson. But, given Carson's fumbling issues and hip injury, Hyde makes a decent handcuff in a run-heavy Seattle scheme.
41 weeks ago
Ronald Jones II Note
Ronald Jones II photo 47. Ronald Jones II TB (vs . ATL)
Jones had a very solid Week 1 against a tough Saints run defense, so much so that he's almost certainly earned himself the biggest piece of the running back pie going forward. He's always a missed blitz pickup or a fumble away from losing time, but so long as he has the job, he's a solid Flex play, particularly in soft matchups.
40 weeks ago
Christian McCaffrey Note
Christian McCaffrey photo 48. Christian McCaffrey CAR (vs . NO)
McCaffrey performed extremely well in his first game back, but unfortunately, suffered a shoulder injury and will miss at least Week 10's game against the Bucs. There is optimism that McCaffrey can return in Week 11, so fantasy managers rostering him should hold tight if they can afford to find a fill-in this week.
32 weeks ago
Ito Smith Note
Ito Smith photo 49. Ito Smith ATL (at TB)
Smith has been Devonta Freeman's primary backup for two years, but has never seen more than 14 touches in a game. He'll again play second fiddle in Atlanta, this time to Todd Gurley. Even if Gurley were to get injured, however, Smith would likely split time with Brian Hill, making him only a low-end handcuff who isn't worth rostering in fantasy leagues.
41 weeks ago
Antonio Gibson Note
Antonio Gibson photo 50. Antonio Gibson WAS (at PHI)
It might not be a bad time to sell Gibson, as his schedule is about to take a turn for the worse. He played against the Giants (twice), Cowboys (twice), Lions, and Bengals over five of his last six games, which have led to great fantasy days. Unfortunately, we don't have that in Weeks 14-15, as he will play the 49ers and Seahawks in those games. Not only are those tough matchups on the ground, but Washington is likely to be in a negative gamescript, which doesn't bode well for Gibson's role.
28 weeks ago
Clyde Edwards-Helaire Note
Clyde Edwards-Helaire photo 51. Clyde Edwards-Helaire KC (vs . LAC)
Adrian Peterson Note
Adrian Peterson photo 52. Adrian Peterson DET (vs . MIN)
Peterson had a great first game with the Lions, dominating the carries and factoring into the passing game. Eventually, D'Andre Swift should take over the lead role, but for now, expect Peterson to lead the backfield in touches. That's not the mot desirable situation for fantasy, but it's also not something that can be entirely ignored. Add Peterson if he's available and start him if you're utterly desperate.
40 weeks ago
Peyton Barber Note
Peyton Barber photo 53. Peyton Barber WAS (at PHI)
Barber never found sustained success with the Bucs, and will now try his hand with the Washington. Washington has a below-average offense with a sub-par offensive line, but his competition for touches has decreased significantly without Adrian Peterson and Derrius Guice. He'll still be competing for touches with J.D. McKissic, Antonio Gibson, and Bryce Love, but there;s a decent chance he seems some early down work. Still, he's only worth drafting as a bench option.
41 weeks ago
Darrel Williams Note
Darrel Williams photo 54. Darrel Williams KC (vs . LAC)
Boston Scott Note
Boston Scott photo 55. Boston Scott PHI (vs . WAS)
Miles Sanders got a huge boost when the Eagles opted not to sign a notable free agent running back, but Scott's stock has somehow still remained too low. Yes, there were plenty of injuries, but Scott averaged 87.5 yards from scrimmage over the last four games last season and would be in line for significant touches should anything happen to Sanders, who is already battling an injury (Scott had 23 touches in Week 17 after Sanders was injured). Scott should be in line for upwards of 10 touches per game anyway, and also offers the upside of being a locked-in fantasy starter should Sanders get hurt. He's being undervalued by the fantasy community.
41 weeks ago
Dare Ogunbowale Note
Dare Ogunbowale photo 56. Dare Ogunbowale JAC (at IND)
Matt Breida Note
Matt Breida photo 57. Matt Breida BUF (vs . MIA)
Damien Harris Note
Damien Harris photo 58. Damien Harris NE (vs . NYJ)
Harris came of the IR in Week 4 to rumble for 100 yards, and looked every bit the part of the lead back for the Patriots. But Rex Burkhead and James White will factor in, as will Sony Michel once he comes off IR. Roster Harris, and start him as a Flex option for now, but when Cam Newton comes back, it's unlikely that Harris will see much goal-line work, making him a risky weekly play.
37 weeks ago
Joe Mixon Note
Joe Mixon photo 59. Joe Mixon CIN (vs . BAL)
Mixon will be out until at least Week 14 after being placed on IR with his foot sprain. His slow recovery has been frustrating for him and the Bengals, but if his fantasy managers remain in contention, he seems likely to contribute down the stretch.
30 weeks ago
Devontae Booker Note
Devontae Booker photo 60. Devontae Booker NYG (vs . DAL)
Cam Akers Note
Cam Akers photo 61. Cam Akers LAR (vs . ARI)
Tevin Coleman Note
Tevin Coleman photo 62. Tevin Coleman NYJ (at NE)
Alexander Mattison Note
Alexander Mattison photo 63. Alexander Mattison MIN (at DET)
Mattison flopped in a soft matchup against the Falcons, and with a bye on tap in Week 7 and Dalvin Cook's injury looking mild, Mattison may have wasted his one shot at fantasy relevance this year. Continue to roster him as a handcuff despite his disappointing effort against Atlanta, but you obviously can't take a chance on starting him unless Cook misses the game.
35 weeks ago
Jerick McKinnon Note
Jerick McKinnon photo 64. Jerick McKinnon KC (vs . LAC)
McKinnon has looked very good in his limited touches, and he should get the chance at a more featured role with both Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman set to miss time. McKinnon is not going to be a workhorse back - not given his size and how much time he has missed because of injuries. But he's a must-add in nearly all formats, and should be in line for a 15-touch role at least until Mostert returns.
39 weeks ago
 photo 65. (BYE)
Bowden Jr. was traded to the Dolphins on September 5th. The Raiders signing of Theo Riddick was, in hindsight, a sign that Bowden may have been struggling to pick up the offense. It's unclear what his role will be with the Dolphins, but it's unlikely that he'll be fantasy relevant in 2020.
41 weeks ago
Brian Hill Note
Brian Hill photo 66. Brian Hill TEN (at HOU)
Joshua Kelley Note
Joshua Kelley photo 67. Joshua Kelley LAC (at KC)
Kelley didn't get it done in his first shot after Austin Ekeler's injury. He played just 35% of the snaps and gained just 38 total yards against the Saints. The Chargers have a bye in Week 6 so fantasy managers will need to wait to see whether this was a one-off or a trend, but it will be difficult to trust Kelley going forward until we see both increased usage and better production.
36 weeks ago
Duke Johnson Jr. Note
Duke Johnson Jr. photo 68. Duke Johnson Jr. FA (BYE)
Johnson will get his chance as the featured back for the Texans beginning in Week 10, with David Johnson placed on IR with a concussion. Duke has talent and should provide a high floor with his receiving chops, and should be considered an RB2 for as long as David is out.
32 weeks ago
Alfred Morris Note
Alfred Morris photo 69. Alfred Morris NYG (vs . DAL)
Ty Johnson Note
Ty Johnson photo 70. Ty Johnson NYJ (at NE)
Devine Ozigbo Note
Devine Ozigbo photo 71. Devine Ozigbo JAC (at IND)
Kerryon Johnson Note
Kerryon Johnson photo 72. Kerryon Johnson PHI (vs . WAS)
Rodney Smith Note
Rodney Smith photo 73. Rodney Smith CAR (vs . NO)
Samaje Perine Note
Samaje Perine photo 74. Samaje Perine CIN (vs . BAL)
LeSean McCoy Note
LeSean McCoy photo 75. LeSean McCoy TB (vs . ATL)
Jordan Wilkins Note
Jordan Wilkins photo 76. Jordan Wilkins IND (vs . JAC)
Mark Ingram II Note
Mark Ingram II photo 77. Mark Ingram II HOU (vs . TEN)
Ingram has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list after testing positive for COVID-19 and will miss at least Week 12's game against the Steelers. He had little-to-no fantasy value regardless, so there's no reason to hold him in redraft formats.
30 weeks ago
Darrynton Evans Note
Darrynton Evans photo 78. Darrynton Evans TEN (at HOU)
Trayveon Williams Note
Trayveon Williams photo 79. Trayveon Williams CIN (vs . BAL)
Justin Jackson Note
Justin Jackson photo 80. Justin Jackson LAC (at KC)
Jackson shined in the first game without Austin Ekeler, totaling nearly 60% of the snaps and gaining 94 yards. He looked far more explosive than Joshua Kelley, and could be on the verge of taking hold of the Chargers backfield for the next several weeks. With Los Angeles on bye in Week 6, fantasy managers will need to wait to see whether this performance is sustainable, but Jackson should be added everywhere at the very least.
36 weeks ago
Josh Adams Note
Josh Adams photo 81. Josh Adams NYJ (at NE)
Buddy Howell Note
Buddy Howell photo 82. Buddy Howell HOU (vs . TEN)
La'Mical Perine Note
La'Mical Perine photo 83. La'Mical Perine NYJ (at NE)
Perine suffered an ankle injury in Week 11 against the Chargers which will cause him to miss some time. It's unfortunate timing for the rookie, given that he looked to finally have the opportunity to take control of the backfield. Keep Perine owned if you can, but chances are that if you're still playing fantasy football by the time he returns, your team is strong enough where you won't need to rely on him.
30 weeks ago
Jaylen Samuels Note
Jaylen Samuels photo 84. Jaylen Samuels PIT (at CLE)
Samuels has received just 122 carries in his first two seasons, and although he can factor in as a receiver at times, he doesn't have a path to regular playing time. Even if James Conner deals with injuries again, Benny Snell Jr. and Anthony McFarland Jr. stand in Samuels' way. He's relevant only in extremely deep PPR leagues and barely so even there.
41 weeks ago
Jalen Richard Note
Jalen Richard photo 85. Jalen Richard LV (at DEN)
Richard saw a dip in production with Josh Jacobs on the roster, but he'll always be the passing-downs thorn in Jacobs' side. The Raiders gave Richard a two-year extension this offseason, so despite talk of Jacobs' added involvement in the passing game, Richard should continue to hold his role. Unfortunately, that role isn't worth that much, particularly with Lynn Bowden added to the mix. Richard is worth a look in extremely deep PPR formats, nothing more.
41 weeks ago
Devonta Freeman Note
Devonta Freeman photo 86. Devonta Freeman BUF (vs . MIA)
He was someone to snag off waivers because he had a job that netted 12-plus touches, but now that he's on the IR, he's droppable. Even when he comes back, it's fair to think he's a backup considering how well Wayne Gallman has played.
31 weeks ago
Alec Ingold Note
Alec Ingold photo 87. Alec Ingold LV (at DEN)
Patrick Laird Note
Patrick Laird photo 88. Patrick Laird MIA (at BUF)
Rashaad Penny Note
Rashaad Penny photo 89. Rashaad Penny SEA (at SF)
D'Onta Foreman Note
D'Onta Foreman photo 90. D'Onta Foreman TEN (at HOU)
J.J. Taylor Note
J.J. Taylor photo 91. J.J. Taylor NE (vs . NYJ)
Anthony McFarland Jr. Note
Anthony McFarland Jr. photo 92. Anthony McFarland Jr. PIT (at CLE)
Patrick Ricard Note
Patrick Ricard photo 93. Patrick Ricard BAL (at CIN)
DeeJay Dallas Note
DeeJay Dallas photo 94. DeeJay Dallas SEA (at SF)
DeAndre Washington Note
DeAndre Washington photo 95. DeAndre Washington MIA (at BUF)
Jordan Howard Note
Jordan Howard photo 96. Jordan Howard PHI (vs . WAS)
Jeremy McNichols Note
Jeremy McNichols photo 97. Jeremy McNichols TEN (at HOU)
Troymaine Pope Note
Troymaine Pope photo 98. Troymaine Pope TB (vs . ATL)
AJ Dillon Note
AJ Dillon photo 99. AJ Dillon GB (at CHI)
Royce Freeman Note
Royce Freeman photo 100. Royce Freeman DEN (vs . LV)
Freeman should see an expanded role now with Phillip Lindsay sidelined with turf toe. But he saw little action even after Lindsay left the game in Week 1, so don't expect him to go back to close to a 50-50 split like he saw last year. Other than extremely deep leagues, there's little reason to concern yourself with Freeman even with his likely increase in usage.
40 weeks ago
Ryan Nall Note
Ryan Nall photo 101. Ryan Nall CHI (vs . GB)
D'Ernest Johnson Note
D'Ernest Johnson photo 102. D'Ernest Johnson CLE (vs . PIT)
Ke'Shawn Vaughn Note
Ke'Shawn Vaughn photo 103. Ke'Shawn Vaughn TB (vs . ATL)
Travis Homer Note
Travis Homer photo 104. Travis Homer SEA (at SF)
Mike Boone Note
Mike Boone photo 105. Mike Boone DEN (vs . LV)
Chris Thompson Note
Chris Thompson photo 106. Chris Thompson JAC (at IND)
Dion Lewis Note
Dion Lewis photo 107. Dion Lewis NYG (vs . DAL)
Kyle Juszczyk Note
Kyle Juszczyk photo 108. Kyle Juszczyk SF (vs . SEA)
Reggie Bonnafon Note
Reggie Bonnafon photo 109. Reggie Bonnafon CAR (vs . NO)
Darwin Thompson Note
Darwin Thompson photo 110. Darwin Thompson KC (vs . LAC)
Thompson has talent and plays in an outstanding system for running backs, but there's almost no chance he'll have fantasy value this year. Clyde Edwards-Helaire will lead the way in the Kansas City backfield, and DeAndre Washington and Darrel Williams will also compete for touches. Thompson would have potential if he ever saw enough of an opportunity, but there's little chance of that happening in 2020.
41 weeks ago
Bryce Love Note
Bryce Love photo 111. Bryce Love WAS (at PHI)
Corey Clement Note
Corey Clement photo 112. Corey Clement NYG (vs . DAL)
Ty Montgomery Note
Ty Montgomery photo 113. Ty Montgomery NO (at CAR)
Eno Benjamin Note
Eno Benjamin photo 114. Eno Benjamin ARI (at LAR)
Justice Hill Note
Justice Hill photo 115. Justice Hill BAL (at CIN)
John Kelly Note
John Kelly photo 116. John Kelly CLE (vs . PIT)
Ameer Abdullah Note
Ameer Abdullah photo 117. Ameer Abdullah MIN (at DET)
Tyler Ervin Note
Tyler Ervin photo 118. Tyler Ervin GB (at CHI)
Qadree Ollison Note
Qadree Ollison photo 119. Qadree Ollison ATL (at TB)
T.J. Yeldon Note
T.J. Yeldon photo 120. T.J. Yeldon BUF (vs . MIA)
Dontrell Hilliard Note
Dontrell Hilliard photo 121. Dontrell Hilliard HOU (vs . TEN)
Dwayne Washington Note
Dwayne Washington photo 122. Dwayne Washington NO (at CAR)