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Damien Harris

Damien Harris

Height: 5' 11"Weight: 213 lbsAge: 23College: Alabama

Week 12 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) RB #23
Projection 11.2 pts


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Now that Rex Burkhead is out for the year, we have narrowed down the running backs available to syphon touches to Harris and White. While there's surely someone else to come in and take a few touches, these are the mainstays. There are plenty of opportunities to go around, especially when it comes to White, who has newfound targets. Why should we assume he inherits most of the opportunity that Burkhead had? Well, because Harris and Sony Michel have totaled seven targets... combined. That's not one week. That's all season, so they're essentially non-factors, and it's the reason White saw a season-high nine targets last week. He's never going to be someone who gets more than a handful of carries, but in PPR formats, he's certainly valuable. The Cardinals have allowed 4.39 yards per carry, which is essentially the league average, though it's important to note that they lost interior lineman Corey Peters prior to their Week 10 game. He was their best interior lineman, and it allowed the Seahawks to rush for 123 yards and a touchdown on just 21 carries. Harris is extremely similar to the downhill runner that Carlos Hyde is, so that performance bodes well for Harris. It's still worrisome that no running back has totaled more than 84 yards on the ground against the Cardinals, but the loss of Peters is huge. Harris should be considered a high-end RB3 who is a bit gamescript dependent with his lack of pass-game usage. Running backs haven't seen many targets against the Cardinals (6.3 per game), but when they do get targeted, they're averaging a solid 5.89 yards per target and 1.57 PPR points per game, which are both above the league average. There's been just one running back who's totaled more than 31 receiving yards due to the lack of targets, but White should get at least 10 opportunities in this game, making him a worthwhile RB3/flex option, especially in PPR formats. Think of him like a J.D. McKissic-like option.

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Damien Harris held out of the end zone in Week 12

Damien Harris ran 14 times for 47 yards in the Patriots' 20-17 Week 12 win over the Cardinals.

Fantasy Impact

Frustratingly, James White scored two rushing touchdowns in this one. Harris had totaled 70 rushing yards and/or scored in four straight games entering Week 12. The second-year RB also didn't receive a target, per usual. He'll remain a TD-dependent RB3 against the Chargers in Week 13.

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Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings From the Most Accurate Experts photo
Here's a look at fantasy football rankings from our most accurate experts of the 2020 season. These rankings are for half-PPR scoring fantasy football ...
by FantasyPros Staff in FantasyNov 28, 2020
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 12RB #23RB #18RB #3636
Rest of Season RB #24RB #25RB #262
Dynasty ----
(Week 12)
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Projections (Week 12)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week431111.4
Last 3 Weeks78.30.30.310.2
Season to Date73.
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 11@ HOU431111.4
Week 10vs. BAL1210012.1
Week 9@ NYJ71007.1
Week 8@ BUF1021016.2
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
Next Gamevs. ARI19th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesLAC, LAR, MIA21st easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)LAR, MIA, BUF20th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--18th easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Start?
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T-1.Site RankingsRB #18
T-1.John Paulsen-
T-1.John HalpinRB #19
T-1.Jared SmolaRB #22
T-1.Bill EnrightRB #24
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