Who Should I Start? - Week 15

Adrian Peterson or Chris Carson

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
at JAC, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 12# 32-
Best Rank# 8# 24-
Worst Rank# 17# 36-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at SF at JAC-
Matchup Rank1524-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att21.221.9
Rush Yds87.697.8
Rush TD0.60.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total118.1149.2-
Avg Game10.711.5-
Avg Projection12.48.1-
Week 1415.01.9-
    
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Weather61 F, Light Rain64 F, Clear-
    
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  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN
7 rush, 51 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 28 yds, 0 td
at ARI
26 rush, 96 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 70 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at CHI
6 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. IND
11 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. DAL
32 rush, 102 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
19 rush, 120 yds, 2 td
Week 4 at ARI
BYE WEEK
Week 5 vs. LAR
19 rush, 116 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
at NO
4 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at OAK
14 rush, 59 yds, 0 td
vs. CAR
17 rush, 97 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. DAL
24 rush, 99 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at DET
25 rush, 105 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 19 yds, 0 td
at NYG
26 rush, 149 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 1 td
Week 9 vs. LAC
8 rush, 40 yds, 0 td
vs. ATL
9 rush, 17 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at LAR
at TB
19 rush, 68 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. GB
17 rush, 83 yds, 1 td
vs. HOU
16 rush, 51 yds, 2 td
Week 12 at CAR
16 rush, 55 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
at DAL
12 rush, 35 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. SF
13 rush, 69 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 39 yds, 0 td
at PHI
9 rush, 98 yds, 1 td
Week 14 vs. MIN
22 rush, 90 yds, 1 td
vs. NYG
10 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at SF at JAC
Week 16 vs. KC at TEN
Week 17 vs. ARI vs. PHI
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
at JAC, Sun 1pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts16.613.8
Rush Yards71.657.6
Rush TDs0.60.3
   
Receiving
   
Receptions1.91.3
Rec Yards15.810.4
Rec TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points12.48.1
   
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
2018 Points 
Week 15.920.6
Week 22.45.0
Week 318.424.0
Week 4
Week 512.74.2
Week 65.99.7
Week 710.7
Week 818.425.6
Week 94.03.3
Week 106.9
Week 1112.317.1
Week 1212.34.4
Week 1310.815.8
Week 1415.01.9
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
2018 Targets 
Week 153
Week 213
Week 320
Week 4
Week 513
Week 601
Week 72
Week 821
Week 903
Week 102
Week 1100
Week 1222
Week 1340
Week 1401
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
Adrian Peterson
RB - WAS
Adrian Peterson
at JAC, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 Peterson has fallen apart over the back half of the season and now lines up against one of the best run defenses in football and next to a fourth-string quarterback. You can easily find 30 better options than him this week including several who are on the waiver wire.
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
Unrelenting physical style leads to quality Fantasy totals againLack of supporting cast crushes outlook
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
Starting at running back for the team leading the NFL in rushes has its perks. Carson has handled 68 carries in four games since returning from a hip injury. The accompanying 344 total yards and three touchdowns make him the RB10 during that stretch. The 49ers, who rank 12th against the run, were the only one of those four opponents to hold him out of the end zone. Yet he should again see a heavy workload as the considerable favorite, so play him with confidence as a top-shelf RB2.Given a great matchup against the Giants, Peterson turned 10 carries into 16 yards behind a battered Washington offensive line. Falling behind 40-0 is not quite an optimal game script for the featured runner, and it'd be foolish to expect Josh Johnson to end the four-game losing streak at Jacksonville. Benching Peterson would be a much easier choice had the Jaguars not just gotten stiffed-arm to death for 238 yards and four touchdowns by Derrick Henry. It's admittedly a tougher call, but managers should run away from Washington's offense unless in need of a deeper flex play.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 Even after Derrick Henry's 238-yard, four-touchdown performance against the Jaguars, they've still allowed the eighth-fewest points to fantasy running backs. Prior to that game, they hadn't allowed a running back more than 106 yards on the ground and hadn't allowed anyone to finish better than the RB10 against them. Of the running backs who've finished with more than 15 PPR points against the Jaguars (five of them), all of them totaled at least 17 touches, a number Peterson hasn't totaled since Smith was the quarterback, which was back in Week 10. Over the last three weeks with backups, he's totaled just 12, 9, and 10 carries while losing six carries to Chris Thompson over the last two weeks. Prior to the Titans game, the Jaguars opponents had averaged just 16.0 carries per game against them over the last five games, so volume may be hard to come by for Peterson. The Jaguars opponents also average just 60.9 plays per game (9th-fewest), so it's not a week to expect a bounce-back from Peterson. He should be considered a middling RB3 who could wind up with less than five fantasy points.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The 49ers are 17th against fantasy running backs, Carson should be a RB2 on the road this week against an opponent that he shredded for 108 yards from scrimmage in Week 13.