Skip to main content
Chris Carson

Chris Carson


Height: 5' 11"Weight: 222 lbsAge: 26College: Oklahoma StateDrafted: #249 (7th Rd. by Seattle)

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 16th
Draft Rank (ECR) #35
Best / Worst #14 / #60
ADP #36

Roster %

Expert Note
View More Notes

It's true, Carson has yet to play a 16-game season in his NFL career. While he does have the new contract to his name, there's still absolutely the concern that Carson is going to miss time yet again with an injury. His running style is one of the reasons why he's so successful in the NFL, but it's also a main reason why he fails to remain healthy each season. As long as Carson is healthy and on the field though, he's going to be an incredibly reliable option for fantasy football. In this explosive offense, Carson's going to have plenty of scoring opportunities and volume. As a RB2 on your roster, you can afford to live with Carson's injury concerns, while also enjoying his high-level production when he's active.

Player News
View More News

Chris Carson returning to the Seahawks on a two-year deal

RB Chris Carson is signing a two-year, $14.625 million contract with the Seahawks. The deal includes $5.5 million guaranteed.

Fantasy Impact

Carson became an unrestricted free agent during the offseason, but ends up back in Seattle on a two-year deal. He led the Seahawks backfield over the last four seasons, rushing for 3,270 yards and 21 touchdowns across 45 games. The 26-year-old RB was limited to 12 games in 2020 due to a mid-foot sprain. Carson is expected to be the Seahawks featured back and is a surefire RB2 in upcoming 2021 drafts. He’s currently 21st among all running backs in the latest expert consensus draft rankings.

Brad Camara - 20 weeks ago
Recent Articles
View More Articles
Players Who Will Disappoint in 2021 (Fantasy Football) photo
With the NFL preseason officially beginning on Thursday, fantasy managers have already begun eyeing the news and researching which players they're looking to steer ...
Image of FantasyPros Staff by FantasyPros Staff in FantasyAug 2, 2021
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #16RB #9RB #25110
Dynasty ----
Running Backs#20#19#20#16#18
View More Projections
Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
View More Stats
Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week44028.3
Last 3 Weeks58.702.37.7
Season to Date56.
Game Log
View More Games
Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ SF44028.3
Week 16vs. LAR69037.9
Week 15@ WAS63026.9
Week 14vs. NYJ761315.8
Strength of Schedule
View Full Schedule
Strength of Schedule (2021)
Next Game@ IND21st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesTEN, MIN, SF12th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)HOU, LAR, CHI12th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--23rd easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Draft?
recommended by 84% of experts
recommended by 71% of experts
recommended by 34% of experts
recommended by 46% of experts
Most Accurate Experts
for Chris Carson
Most accurate experts for Chris Carson
T-1.Pat FitzmauriceRB #20
T-1.John Paulsen-
T-1.Jared Smola-
T-1.Ken ZalisRB #23
T-1.Matt De Lima-
View Overall Accuracy Rankings