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Experts' Pick
 
 
at DEN, Sun 4pm EST
vs. IND, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
Expert
Recommendation

Updated: Oct 30th, 2020
98%
Recommended by
148 of 151 experts
2%
Recommended by
3 of 151 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 24# 35-
Best Rank# 22# 31-
Worst Rank# 32# 40-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at DEN vs. IND-
Matchup RatingThis is a 1 star matchup. RBs perform worse than their average vs DENThis is a 1 star matchup. RBs perform worse than their average vs IND-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att16.916.8
Rush Yds72.758.9
Rush TD0.60.4
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total17.448.4-
Avg Game4.48.1-
Avg Projection7.36.2-
Week 75.53.0-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather64 F, Clear throughout the day.Indoor-
    
Expert Ranks 
Justin JacksonAdrian PetersonAdd Player
    
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
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Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
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Richard SavillR. Savill
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Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
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Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
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Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
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Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
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Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
38 m
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Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
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Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
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Elliot Berkovits E. Berk...
Packer Report
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Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
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Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
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Garret PriceG. Price
Dynasty Nerds
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David BiggsD. Biggs
Drink Five
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Andrew SeifterA. Seifter
FantasyPros
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Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
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Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
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Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
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Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
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Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
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Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
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Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
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Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
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Dan McLellanD. McLe...
WBLZ Media
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Patrick ThormanP. Thorman
Establish the Run
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Kevin ScottK. Scott
The Intersecting
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Drew DeLucaD. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone
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Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
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Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
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Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
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Jared SmolaJ. Smola
Draft Sharks
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Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
11 h
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numberFire
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Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
18 h
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Chris RaybonC. Raybon
The Action Network
20 h
#25#38-
    
Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
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Donkey TeethD. Teeth
Razzball
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Dave MajorD. Major
XN Sports
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Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
20 h
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20 h
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Doug NorrieD. Norrie
Daily Fantasy Sports Rankings
20 h
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Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
21 h
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Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
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Jake CielyJ. Ciely
The Athletic
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Matthew FreedmanM. Free...
The Action Network
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Tyler OrginskiT. Orgi...
Fantasy Hot Read
21 h
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Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
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Jeff RatcliffeJ. Ratc...
FTN
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Andy HollowayA. Holl...
The Fantasy Footballers
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Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
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Brandon MurchisonB. Murc...
RotoBaller
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Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
21 h
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Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
21 h
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Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
21 h
#23#40-
    
Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
21 h
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Justin DoddsJ. Dodds
Locked In Football
21 h
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John HestermanJ. Hest...
Dynasty League Football
21 h
#25#36-
    
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
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Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
21 h
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Mike HarmonM. Harmon
Swollen Dome
21 h
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Nathan JahnkeN. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
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Justin BooneJ. Boone
theScore
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Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
The Draft Zone
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Andrew EricksonA. Eric...
Pro Football Focus
21 h
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Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
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Thor AkerleyT. Akerley
Fantasy Team Advice
21 h
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Mick CiallelaM. Cial...
Fantrax
21 h
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Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
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Zachary HanshewZ. Hanshew
FantasyPros
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Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
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Kate MagdziukK. Magd...
BallBlast
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Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
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Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
21 h
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Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
21 h
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Ben WasleyB. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down
21 h
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Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
21 h
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Todd D ClarkT. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
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Sean KoernerS. Koerner
The Action Network
21 h
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Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
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Important Nonsense
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#24#36-
    
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
22 h
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Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
22 h
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Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
22 h
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Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
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Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
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Kevin TompkinsK. Tomp...
Fighting Chance Fantasy
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Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports
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Scott SmithS. Smith
RotoViz
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Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
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John FergusonJ. Ferg...
FantasyData
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Matt De LimaM. De Lima
Sports Illustrated
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Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
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Mike WrightM. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers
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Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
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Mundo Fantasy MXM. Fant...
Mundo Fantasy
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Seth KleinS. Klein
Fantrax
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Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
23 h
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Andy VandaA. Vanda
Take Your League
23 h
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Kyle AugustK. August
Fantasy Football Smackdown
23 h
#24#36-
    
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
23 h
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Neema HodjatN. Hodjat
Real GM
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Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
FTN
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Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
23 h
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Adam PfeiferA. Pfeifer
FTN
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Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
24 h
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Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
24 h
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Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
24 h
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Dan YanotchkoD. Yano...
EDSFootball
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Rob WilsonR. Wilson
The Fantasy Footballers
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Staff RankingsS. Rank...
QB List
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Matt CampM. Camp
Bleacher Report
1 d
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Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
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Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
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Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
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Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
1 d
#26#36-
    
David ZachD. Zach
FantasyPros
1 d
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Tal MalachovskyT. Mala...
The Fantasy Scout
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Isaiah SiroisI. Sirois
FantasyPros
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Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
1 d
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Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
1 d
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Geoff LambertG. Lambert
Going For 2
1 d
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Morgan ColbyM. Colby
The Fantasy Champions
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Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
1 d
#23#35-
    
Mike MacGregorM. MacG...
Draft Buddy
1 d
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Kevin RobertsK. Roberts
Breaking Football
1 d
#25#37-
    
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
1 d
#23#36-
    
Alex BlickleA. Blickle
Fantasy Team Advice
1 d
#23#36-
    
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
1 d
#27#37-
    
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#22#36-
    
Justin WeigalJ. Weigal
FantasySharks
1 d
#26#39-
    
Jeff PaurJ. Paur
RTSports
1 d
#23#29-
    
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
1 d
#31#37-
    
Nick HumphreysN. Hump...
Fantasy Victors
1 d
#24#36-
    
Michelle MagdziukM. Magd...
BallBlast
1 d
#31#34-
    
Jamie CalandroJ. Cala...
Fantasy Team Advice
1 d
#23#38-
    
Lawrence JacksonL. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord
1 d
#26#34-
    
Jake ArthurJ. Arthur
Colts.com
1 d
#21#29-
    
Scott WhitfieldS. Whit...
Roto Rankings
1 d
#22#35-
    
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
1 d
#22#38-
    
Christopher DellC. Dell
Betting Predators
2 d
#23#38-
    
Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
2 d
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Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#23#39-
    
SmittyS.
SleeperU
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Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
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Mike KruegerM. Krueger
FFToday
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Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
2 d
#21#28-
    
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
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#23#33-
    
Peter RogersP. Rogers
Fake Teams
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Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at CIN
2 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
14 rush, 93 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. KC
at GB
7 rush, 41 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CAR
at ARI
22 rush, 75 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at TB
6 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
11 rush, 36 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at NO
15 rush, 71 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 23 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 6BYE WEEK at JAC
15 rush, 40 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. JAC
5 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 43 yds, 0 td
at ATL
11 rush, 29 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at DEN vs. IND
Week 9 vs. LV at MIN
Week 10 at MIA vs. WAS
Week 11 vs. NYJ at CAR
Week 12 at BUF vs. HOU
Week 13 vs. NE at CHI
Week 14 vs. ATL vs. GB
Week 15 at LV at TEN
Week 16 vs. DEN vs. TB
Week 17 at KC vs. MIN
Player Projections Comparison
 
at DEN, Sun 4pm EST
vs. IND, Sun 1pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts9.813.2
Rush Yards41.745.8
Rush TDs0.10.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions2.80.9
Rec Yards21.16.0
Rec TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points7.36.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
2020 Points 
Week 10.411.4
Week 24.1
Week 38.5
Week 42.19.6
Week 59.4
Week 611.8
Week 75.53.0
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total17.448.4
Average4.48.1
Player Targets Comparison
 
2020 Targets 
Week 103
Week 20
Week 31
Week 422
Week 56
Week 61
Week 761
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
at DEN, Sun 4pm EST
vs. IND, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
We assumed that we had clarity on what this backfield was going to look like last week, but both options fell flat in a great matchup. Jackson's a safe bet every single week due to his involvement in the receiving game, but we cannot be confident in how the carry splits are going to break down between the two options in this backfield. Jackson can be viewed as a low-end RB2 this week.AP's still receiving a ton of carries in this offense, but he's doing next to nothing with them. Against a stout Colts defense, AP's a sit candidate unless you're in an absolute pinch.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's clear that Jackson's injury last week affected his playing time, as he played 31 snaps while Kelley played 38 of them. The Chargers even mixed in Troymaine Pope for 12 snaps, which is something that doesn't happen when Jackson's 100 percent. Fortunately for Jackson, Kelley did nothing with his opportunity and averaged less than 2.9 yards per carry for the fourth time in his last five games. The matchup against the Broncos is not a good one for running backs, as they've allowed sub-4.0 yards per carry on the ground and just 1.20 PPR points per target to them. On the year, they've allowed just two touchdowns on 148 touches to running backs. All that amounts to just 0.67 PPR points per opportunity to running backs, which ranks second to only the 49ers. Because of the dominance against the run, teams have run the ball on just 39.2 percent of plays. Jackson and Kelley ran essentially the same number of routes last week, though Jackson turned in 43 yards while Kelley totaled 24 of them. This is clearly a timeshare but one that might be a bit more split if Jackson can practice in full at some point this week. If he does, Jackson should be the leader in this backfield, though the matchup and risk keep him in RB3 territory. Kelley is just a low-upside, low-end RB3/high-end RB4.Did you know that 39.5 percent of Swift's rushing yards have come on just two carries? He found the endzone last week, which salvaged his fantasy day, but don't forget what we talked about last week. Swift has totaled just 44.8 percent of the Lions running back touches over the last two weeks. His role has grown, sure, but Matt Patricia fails to realize he's the best back on the field right now. Peterson used to be the king of breaking tackles, but this year, he's broken just seven tackles on 86 total touches, which is among the worst broken tackle rates in the league. Now onto a matchup with the Colts, who've been one of the better run-stopping units ever since Matt Eberflus took over the defense. No running back has topped 72 yards on the ground against them this year, and that's despite five different running backs totaling 14-plus carries, including Kareem Hunt, Dalvin Cook, Joe Mixon, and James Robinson. If you go back to last year, there was just one running back (Derrick Henry) who totaled more than 88 rushing yards. It's no fluke. There's also been just one running back who's caught more than three passes or 30 yards through the air against them. All in all, they've allowed the fourth-fewest points per opportunity to running backs, so volume has been necessary to post fantasy numbers against them. Swift is a low-end RB2/high-end RB3 and not one you should aim to play in DFS lineups. Peterson continues to lose more and more work to Swift and given the tough matchup against a Colts team that's allowed just 3.48 yards per carry, and you have a weak RB3/RB4 option.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Jackson and Kelley are splitting touches in the backfield, Jackson in the slightly better RB3 against the Broncos 3rd ranked fantasy RB defense.