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James Conner

James Conner

RB - Arizona Cardinals

Height: 6' 1"Weight: 233 lbsAge: 29College: PittsburghDrafted: 2017 #105 (3rd Rd. by PIT)

2024 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 29th (hard)
Draft Rank (ECR) #70
Best / Worst #52 / #102
ADP #96

Roster %

 
Yahoo
94%
 
ESPN
89%
 
FanDuel
 
DraftKings
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James Conner is like a finely aged bourbon. He keeps getting better as the years are piling up. Since he arrived in Arizona, he has finished as the RB7, RB9, and RB13 in fantasy points per game. On a per-touch basis, last season might have been his best year to date. Despite ranking 21st in rushing attempts, he was sixth in rushing yards in the NFL. Conner showed no signs that Father Time was starting to creep in as he ranked seventh in explosive run rate, eighth in missed tackles forced per attempt, and fifth in yards after contact per attempt. Conner will likely lead this backfield in snaps in 2024, but, with the addition of Trey Benson to the fold, don't be shocked if the team splits the work more evenly this season. Conner is an RB2/3.

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James Conner finds the end zone twice in Week 17 win

James Conner rushed for 128 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries in the Cardinals’ 35-31 win over the Eagles. He caught 1-of-1 targets for five yards and a touchdown.

Fantasy Impact

Conner was a force in the running game, averaging 4.9 yards per carry. Conner has found the end zone in each of the last four games and will look to continue that streak in Week 18 against Seattle.

Jesse Garcia24 weeks ago
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #22RB #16RB #3262
Dynasty ----
ADP
Consensus
Overall#96
Running Backs#27
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2024)
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Projections (2024)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
195.4887.26.935.1236.720.8199.4
History
Statistics
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week1501426.4
Last 3 Weeks107.70.73.323
Season to Date800.52.113.4
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 18vs. SEA1501426.4
Week 17@ PHI1281125.3
Week 16@ CHI450517.2
Week 15vs. SF861314.9
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2024)
OppSummary
Next Game@ BUF15th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesLAR, DET, WAS27th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)NE, CAR, LAR21st easiest opponents
Rest of Season--16th easiest remaining opponents