Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Christian McCaffrey or Alvin Kamara

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Alvin Kamara
RB - NO
Alvin Kamara
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 36-
Best Rank# 14-
Worst Rank# 65-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at NO vs. CAR-
Matchup Rank3026-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att19.821.3
Rush Yds71.3100.2
Rush TD0.70.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total278.5273.2-
Avg Game17.418.2-
Avg Projection11.25.4-
Week 1617.822.5-
    
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  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Alvin Kamara
RB - NO
Alvin Kamara
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DAL
10 rush, 50 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 6 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
8 rush, 29 yds, 2 td
12 tar, 9 rec, 112 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at ATL
8 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
15 tar, 14 rec, 102 yds, 0 td
vs. CLE
13 rush, 46 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 53 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CIN
28 rush, 184 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
at ATL
16 rush, 66 yds, 0 td
20 tar, 15 rec, 124 yds, 0 td
Week 4BYE WEEK at NYG
19 rush, 134 yds, 3 td
9 tar, 5 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. NYG
17 rush, 58 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 35 yds, 1 td
vs. WAS
6 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at WAS
8 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 46 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 7 at PHI
7 rush, 29 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
at BAL
17 rush, 64 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. BAL
14 rush, 45 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 11 yds, 1 td
at MIN
13 rush, 45 yds, 1 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 31 yds, 1 td
Week 9 vs. TB
17 rush, 79 yds, 2 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 78 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
19 rush, 82 yds, 2 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 34 yds, 1 td
Week 10 at PIT
14 rush, 77 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 61 yds, 2 td
at CIN
12 rush, 56 yds, 2 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 46 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at DET
13 rush, 53 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 6 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
13 rush, 71 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 37 yds, 1 td
Week 12 vs. SEA
17 rush, 125 yds, 1 td
11 tar, 11 rec, 112 yds, 1 td
vs. ATL
14 rush, 89 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at TB
10 rush, 106 yds, 0 td
10 tar, 9 rec, 55 yds, 1 td
at DAL
11 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
11 tar, 8 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at CLE
16 rush, 63 yds, 2 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
at TB
12 rush, 51 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. NO
15 rush, 53 yds, 0 td
11 tar, 8 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
at CAR
14 rush, 67 yds, 1 td
9 tar, 7 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. ATL
21 rush, 101 yds, 0 td
13 tar, 12 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
7 rush, 23 yds, 2 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 82 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at NO vs. CAR
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Alvin Kamara
RB - NO
Alvin Kamara
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
OUT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts11.85.1
Rush Yards51.222.6
Rush TDs0.30.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions4.72.0
Rec Yards36.116.5
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.25.4
   
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Alvin Kamara
RB - NO
Alvin Kamara
2018 Points 
Week 17.534.1
Week 213.911.9
Week 319.419.0
Week 436.1
Week 515.33.9
Week 66.6
Week 78.013.5
Week 817.619.6
Week 927.729.6
Week 1031.822.2
Week 1111.016.8
Week 1235.79.8
Week 1322.17.2
Week 1422.110.7
Week 1518.016.3
Week 1617.822.5
Week 174.0
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Alvin Kamara
RB - NO
Alvin Kamara
2018 Targets 
Week 1912
Week 2156
Week 3220
Week 49
Week 564
Week 68
Week 762
Week 868
Week 965
Week 1055
Week 1181
Week 12111
Week 131011
Week 1476
Week 15119
Week 16136
Week 171
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Alvin Kamara
RB - NO
Alvin Kamara
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
OUT
Expert 
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
Confused as to why Carolina would keep working McCaffrey into the ground with no playoff stakes? The Panthers may have come around to that thinking, as Ron Rivera suggested he may rest the 22-year-old. He has already collected 1,925 total yards and 13 touchdowns while becoming just the third back to produce 1,000 rushing yards and 100 catches in a season. Even without any Week 17 reps, that's more than even optimistic investors could have hoped for. If he plays, the Saints' top-ranked defense could be more vulnerable while resting starters of their own.The Saints, who clinched the NFC's top seed, ruled out Kamara for Week 17. Despite losing some steam down the stretch, he finished his second season with 1,592 total yards and 18 touchdowns. He should remain a first-round option in 2019 drafts.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
McCaffrey is expected to be inactive in Week 17 since this game doesn't matter for Carolina and they don't want him hurt going into next year. Adjust your lineup accordingly.New Orleans has made it clear that they don't care about winning this game so don't be surprised if Kamara sees fewer than five touches. That obviously makes him unstartable versus the Panthers.