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Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
at IND, Sun 1pm EDT
vs. DAL, Thu 8pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 13# 37-
Best Rank# 7# 17-
Worst Rank# 27# 76-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at IND vs. DAL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform a little worse than their average vs INDThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs DAL-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att24.431.9
Rush Yds90.5158.8
Rush TD11.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total150.8128.9-
Avg Game12.68.6-
Avg Projection12.67.3-
2019 Average12.68.6-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at IND vs. DAL
Week 2 vs. TEN vs. ATL
Week 3 at MIN at LAR
Week 4 at SF at NE
Week 5 vs. LAR vs. MIA
Week 6 at PIT at PHI
Week 7 vs. NO vs. CHI
Week 8 vs. JAC at NO
Week 9BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 10 at GB at WAS
Week 11 vs. ARI vs. NYG
Week 12 at WAS at IND
Week 13 vs. SF at ATL
Week 14 at HOU vs. BUF
Week 15 at LAR vs. NO
Week 16 vs. CHI at CAR
Week 17 vs. DET at NYJ
Player Projections Comparison
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
at IND, Sun 1pm EDT
vs. DAL, Thu 8pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts17.711.1
Rush Yards75.136.9
Rush TDs0.50.3
   
Receiving
   
Receptions2.22.1
Rec Yards17.016.1
Rec TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points12.67.3
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
2020 Points 
Week 118.61.9
Week 216.823.6
Week 37.62.2
Week 422.0
Week 513.90.0
Week 6
Week 74.19.7
Week 87.1
Week 94.1
Week 103.0
Week 118.6
Week 1211.92.0
Week 1317.0
Week 1415.8
Week 156.918.5
Week 167.912.6
Week 178.32.7
Total150.8128.9
Average12.68.6
Player Targets Comparison
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
2020 Targets 
Week 161
Week 235
Week 332
Week 44
Week 570
Week 6
Week 727
Week 86
Week 96
Week 103
Week 114
Week 1223
Week 136
Week 145
Week 1535
Week 1633
Week 1722
Notes for Player Combination
 
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Chris Carson
RB - SEA
at IND, Sun 1pm EDT
vs. DAL, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Site Rankings
FullTime Fantasy
 Gets a big bump if Evans sits.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
We don't know how this backfield will shape out, but it's hard to see the Seahawks taking the starting job away from Carson after the year he just had. With that being said, health can be a question mark after he suffered a season-ending hip injury that forced him to miss the playoffs last year. When you add in Hyde and the fact that they drafted a running back (DeeJay Dallas) in the fourth round, it's clear they were preparing for the worst. The Falcons could be described as an average defense last year, as they were around the league average in every major statistical category to running backs: rush attempts (20th), rushing yards (19th), rushing touchdowns (24th), receptions (19th), and receiving yards (23rd). It makes sense that Carson totaled 90 total yards and a touchdown against them in last year's meeting. He was one of 14 running backs who posted top-16 numbers against them. There were three running backs who totaled 100 yards on the ground last year, though nobody was able to eclipse 111 rushing yards. With Hyde on the roster, it's possible they do some sort of 60/40 split, which would hurt both Carson's floor and ceiling. I don't see the Seahawks blowing out the Falcons (neither do oddsmakers), which would play more into Carson/Dallas' role than Hyde's, as Hyde isn't a good pass-catcher. I feel Carson should be considered a mid-to-high-end RB2 in this game who has a little bit more touch concerns than he did in 2019, though not enough to move him out of RB2 territory, especially in a projected high-scoring game. There's a good chance he scores here, though I wouldn't bank on it with cash games now that Hyde's in the mix.Fournette has only been with the team for a week, so you can't expect much. He's nothing more than an emergency RB4/5-type option who you're hoping gets a goal-line plunge. Don't worry, there will be better weeks.
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
All offseason long, we've heard about how Rashad Penny or Carlos Hyde or rookie DeeJay Dallas is going to steal work from Chris Carson. Sure, Carson might not be the flashiest guy or the most exciting player to draft. He's as consistent as they come, though, as the lead back in one of the most run-heavy offenses in the NFL. Against a weak Falcons' defense in Week 1, he's a strong RB2 or a low-end RB1.Leonard Fournette might be in line to take over as the lead running back for the Buccaneers at some point this season, but it won't happen right away. Ronald Jones and LeSean McCoy may be ahead of Fournette on the priority list for the offense for Week 1 at least, which makes him an unexciting RB4 with some flex upside.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Carson appears to be fully ready to go for week one of the 2020 NFL season. With no Rashaad Penny hanging over his shoulder, Carson becomes an extremely intriguing play right out of the gates. He should see a ton of work on the ground in this one and there are going to be plenty of scoring opportunities available. Carson's a solid RB2 start this week with tremendous upside.Fournette should see some touches in this matchup, but it might not be enough to be FLEX worthy. There's a possibility that Fournette takes on more of a workload in upcoming weeks, but it's going to be hard to trust him right away in this matchup. He's a RB4 at best this week.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Falcons were 11th against fantasy running backs, Carson is a RB2 on the road in a matchup with a Falcons team that overachieved against the run last year.