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Darrell Henderson

Darrell Henderson

Height: 5' 8"Weight: 208 lbsAge: 23College: Memphis

Week 12 Outlook

Sun 4:05pm ET
Matchup (?)
Week Rank (ECR) RB #38
Projection 8.2 pts


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Whew boy. It seems like Sean McVay has made good on his promise to model his run game after Kyle Shanahan. We now have a three-man timeshare where none of them have finished with more than 10 touches in either of the last two games. Even worse, there are just five teams in the NFL who've held running backs to 3.50 or less yards per carry this season, and the 49ers are one of them. The 49ers are also one of five teams who've allowed less than 10.0 fantasy points per game on the ground to running backs. Running backs have combined to touch the ball just 24.9 times per game against them, which doesn't bode well for a three-way timeshare. There hasn't been a game this year where the 49ers have allowed more than 96 yards on the ground to an entire team of running backs. They've been less efficient through the air as a defense, but even when you add the receiving production in, they've allowed just 110.1 total yards per game to running backs. While Henderson looks better than the others, he's totaled just 15 carries over the last two games combined, so when you look at his limited involvement in the passing game, there's no way you can start him with confidence as anything more than a back-end RB3/high-end RB4. Brown is the primary receiving back but with Akers' involvement as of late, Brown has totaled just 12 touches over the last two weeks and is just a low-ceiling/low-floor RB4. Akers' role is growing but he's played just 30 snaps over the last two games combined. He's just a touchdown-or-bust RB4/5 option, and not a great one in this matchup.

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Darrell Henderson leads Rams' committee backfield in Week 12

Darrell Henderson rushed 10 times for 19 yards during the Rams' 20-23 loss to the 49ers' in Week 12.

Fantasy Impact

Henderson also failed to haul in his lone target while watching rookie Cam Akers go for 84-yards and a score on one less carry. Akers is clearly the better back but for some reason Sean McVay is hellbent on Henderson leading the backfield in carries every week. For what it's worth, Malcolm Brown was limited to three carries and appears to be the third option in this backfield. Henderson is a risky start ahead of Week 13 clash with the Cardinals.

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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 #38RB #31RB #4636
Rest of Season RB #37RB #36RB #372
Dynasty ----
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Projections (Week 12)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week5020.9
Last 3 Weeks26.
Season to Date49.
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 11@ TB5020.9
Week 10vs. SEA28119.3
Week 8@ MIA47015.8
Week 7vs. CHI63027.6
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
Next Gamevs. SF26th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesARI, NE, NYJ19th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)NE, NYJ, SEA13th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--21st easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Start?
recommended by 57% of experts
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Most Accurate Experts
for Darrell Henderson
Most accurate experts for Darrell Henderson
1.Doug NorrieRB #47
2.Muntradamus -
3.Walter CherepinskyRB #46
T-4.Jared SmolaRB #37
T-4.Kevin TompkinsRB #33
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