Skip to main content
Sony Michel

Sony Michel

RB - NE

Height: 5' 11"Weight: 215 lbsAge: 26College: Georgia

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 14th
Draft Rank (ECR) #176
Best / Worst #89 / #296
ADP #202

Roster %

 
Yahoo
8%
 
ESPN
7%
 
FanDuel
 
DraftKings
Expert Note
View More Notes

Michel's had an up-and-down NFL career up to this point and it's unlikely that we see him rise back up to fantasy relevance any time soon. With Newton taking away a ton of rushing opportunities, plus Harris' assumed role on top of this depth chart, Michel's battling for a backup role on this team. There's virtually no upside to drafting Michel, so it's probably best to let someone else deal with the headache of rostering him this season.

Player News
View More News

Sony Michel: Patriots expected to decline the fifth-year option

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is reporting that the Patriots are expected to decline the fifth-year option for RB Sony Michel.

Fantasy Impact

Michel would have been guaranteed $4.523 million if his fifth-year option was exercised. The Patriots currently have Damien Harris, James White, Brandon Bolden, JJ Taylor, and rookie Rhamondre Stevenson on the running back depth chart. The 26-year-old RB logged 79 carries for 449 rushing yards and one touchdown while also hauling in seven receptions for receiving 114 yards and one touchdown across nine games for the Patriots in 2020. Michel has a lengthy injury history and missed six games last season due to a quad issue. With the emergence of RB Damien Harris (5.0 YPC) and plenty of other options to turn to in the backfield, the Patriots could move on from Michel altogether.

Brad Camara - 13 weeks ago
Recent Articles
View More Articles
Fantasy Football Rankings: Dynasty Trade Value Chart (August 2021 Update) photo
Have you ever had an offer sent to you that included a total of six different players including draft picks and you had no ...
Image of Mike Tagliere by Mike Tagliere in FantasyAug 2, 2021
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #55RB #33RB #82108
Dynasty RB #58RB #48RB #9424
ADP
ConsensusFantraxFFCCBS
Overall#202#228#207#230
Running Backs#61#67#67#73
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2021)
View More Projections
Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
99.3439.92.97.868.20.40.668.9
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
View More Stats
Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week760319.6
Last 3 Weeks7301.311.6
Season to Date49.90.10.87.6
Game Log
View More Games
Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. NYJ760319.6
Week 16vs. BUF69006.9
Week 15@ MIA74018.2
Week 14@ LAR22002.2
Strength of Schedule
(2021)
View Full Schedule
Strength of Schedule (2021)
OppSummary
Next Gamevs. MIA23rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesNYJ, NO, TB31st easiest opponents
Playoffs (?), IND, BUF30th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--24th easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Draft?
recommended by 74% of experts
recommended by 32% of experts
recommended by 46% of experts
recommended by 41% of experts
Most Accurate Experts
for Sony Michel
Most accurate experts for Sony Michel
1.Adam MurfetRB #53
2.Matt HarmonRB #65
T-3.Liz LozaRB #51
T-3.Frank Stampfl-
5.Heath Cummings-
View Overall Accuracy Rankings