Who Should I Start? - Week 7

Cedric Benson or Marshawn Lynch

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Marshawn LynchM. Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Cedric BensonC. Benson
RB - FA
Cedric Benson
, Thu 5pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 24-
Best Rank# 16-
Worst Rank# 36-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. KC-
Matchup Rank211-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att23.40
Rush Yds1120
Rush TD0.70
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total41.50.0-
Avg Game6.9-
Avg Projection9.8-
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  Marshawn LynchM. Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
Cedric BensonC. Benson
RB - FA
Cedric Benson
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at TEN
18 rush, 76 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
 
Week 2 vs. NYJ
12 rush, 45 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
 
Week 3 at WAS
6 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
 
Week 4 at DEN
9 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
 
Week 5 vs. BAL
12 rush, 43 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
 
Week 6 vs. LAC
13 rush, 63 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
 
Week 7 vs. KC 
Week 8 at BUF 
Week 9 at MIA 
Week 10BYE WEEK 
Week 11 vs. NE 
Week 12 vs. DEN 
Week 13 vs. NYG 
Week 14 at KC 
Week 15 vs. DAL 
Week 16 at PHI 
Week 17 at LAC 
  Marshawn LynchM. Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Cedric BensonC. Benson
RB - FA
Cedric Benson
, Thu 5pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts13.7
Rush Yards57.4
Rush TDs0.5
   
Receiving
   
Receptions1.3
Rec Yards9.8
Rec TDs0.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points9.8
   
  Marshawn LynchM. Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
Cedric BensonC. Benson
RB - FA
Cedric Benson
2017 Points 
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Week 210.9
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  Marshawn LynchM. Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
Cedric BensonC. Benson
RB - FA
Cedric Benson
2017 Targets 
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  Marshawn LynchM. Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Cedric BensonC. Benson
RB - FA
Cedric Benson
, Thu 5pm EDT
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
While Kansas City's pass defense has been a disaster this year, their run defense is still strong. Lynch should get his usual 12 to 15 carries with 30 to 50 yards and a coin flip at a touchdown. Unfortunately in today's age, that is a starting fantasy running back. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It's gotten to the point where Marshawn Lynch just doesn't play on a team good enough to grind him out in wins, leaving him to touch the ball a maximum of 13 times over the last five weeks. He's coming off a matchup against the Chargers who may just be the worst run defense in the league, yet he walked away with just 63 yards. Lynch isn't done, but he's also not getting enough work to trust on a weekly basis. Prior to Le'Veon Bell killing them last week, the Chiefs hadn't allowed a running back to total more than 79 yards on the ground.  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Chiefs are 14th against fantasy running backs, Lynch is a low-upside flex play on a struggling offense.