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Mike Davis

Mike Davis

Height: 5' 9"Weight: 220 lbsAge: 27College: South CarolinaDrafted: #126 (4th Rd. by San Francisco)

Week 12 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) RB #10
Projection 15.8 pts


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With Christian McCaffrey ruled out for another week, it'll be Davis' backfield. We've had to dial back expectations for him after that hot start, as he's failed to crack 66 yards on the ground or 34 yards through the air since Week 5. He's scored just twice since that time, so maybe the workload caught up with him? There have been three running backs who've topped 75 yards on the ground against the Vikings, but all of them totaled 20-plus carries, which is a mark that Davis hasn't gotten to this season. Unfortunately, the Vikings have also limited production through the air to running backs as well, as there's been no running back who's topped 36 yards through the air against them. When you start factoring those things in with Davis' lack of ceiling over the last six weeks, it's a bit problematic. On top of that, the Vikings have allowed just seven total touchdowns to running backs, which ranks as the fifth-fewest in the league. In terms of efficiency, the Vikings have allowed the 11th-fewest fantasy points per weighted opportunity to running backs, but the good news is that they've had to face 28.7 running back touches per game. That's where Davis gets his value, as he's locked into 15-plus touches in this game, and maybe 20 of them. Because of that, he belongs in the mid-to-high-end RB2 territory.

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Mike Davis scores in Week 11 win

Panthers RB Mike Davis rushed 19 times for 64 yards and a touchdown while adding another 15 yards on 2-of-2 targets in Sunday's Week 11 win over the Lions.

Fantasy Impact

Davis did not pop, but he did manage a touchdown to go along with his 79 yards. He did enough to satisfy his fantasy managers. If Christian McCaffrey is still out in Week 12, you can fire Davis up against the Vikings.

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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 12RB #10RB #3RB #1137
Rest of Season RB #38RB #37RB #393
Dynasty ----
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Projections (Week 12)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week641213.9
Last 3 Weeks330.33.77.3
Season to Date40.
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 11vs. DET641213.9
Week 10vs. TB32044.4
Week 9@ KC3053.7
Week 8vs. ATL66017.7
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
Next Game@ MIN17th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesBYE, DEN, GB5th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)DEN, GB, WAS9th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--10th easiest remaining opponents
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T-1.Kevin RobertsRB #13
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