Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Christian McCaffrey or C.J. Anderson

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  C.J. Anderson
RB - CAR
C.J. Anderson
at ATL, Sun 4pm EST
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at ATL, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
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ECR# 10# 13-
Best Rank# 5# 7-
Worst Rank# 20# 23-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at SF at SF-
Matchup Rank11-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att30.730.7
Rush Yds116.3116.3
Rush TD0.80.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total86.50.0-
Avg Game12.4-
Avg Projection11.810.9-
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  C.J. Anderson
RB - CAR
C.J. Anderson
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF
20 rush, 81 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
at SF
13 rush, 47 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 5 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. BUF
25 rush, 118 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 36 yds, 1 td
vs. BUF
8 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 34 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. NO
8 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
4 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
11 tar, 9 rec, 101 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at NE
20 rush, 95 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
at NE
6 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 33 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at DET
at DET
3 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 5 rec, 31 yds, 1 td
Week 6 vs. PHI
9 rush, 17 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
4 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
14 tar, 10 rec, 56 yds, 1 td
Week 7 at CHI
10 rush, 44 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
at CHI
7 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 7 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at TB
15 rush, 78 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
at TB
4 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 5 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. ATL
9 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. ATL
15 rush, 66 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 28 yds, 0 td
Week 10 vs. MIA
10 rush, 54 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
vs. MIA
5 rush, 23 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 3 rec, 27 yds, 1 td
Week 11BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 12 at NYJ
5 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
7 rush, 62 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 2 rec, 35 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at NO
15 rush, 67 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 4 rec, 43 yds, 0 td
at NO
6 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 33 yds, 1 td
Week 14 vs. MIN
22 rush, 48 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 25 yds, 0 td
vs. MIN
8 rush, 35 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. GB
30 rush, 158 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
12 rush, 63 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 73 yds, 1 td
Week 16 vs. TB
16 rush, 88 yds, 1 td
9 tar, 7 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
9 rush, 39 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 19 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at ATL at ATL
  C.J. Anderson
RB - CAR
C.J. Anderson
at ATL, Sun 4pm EST
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at ATL, Sun 4pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts16.79.0
Rush Yards69.535.5
Rush TDs0.50.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions2.05.8
Rec Yards16.145.4
Rec TDs0.10.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.810.9
   
  C.J. Anderson
RB - CAR
C.J. Anderson
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
2016 Points 
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  C.J. Anderson
RB - CAR
C.J. Anderson
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
2017 Targets 
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  C.J. Anderson
RB - CAR
C.J. Anderson
at ATL, Sun 4pm EST
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at ATL, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Anderson has not been the most consistent running back this year, but over the past month, this Denver offense has been relying on him and he has been a major help to fantasy owners. He has at least 19 touches in each of his past four games so be sure to start him this week again. 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Chiefs are 14th against fantasy running backs, Anderson is a RB2 against a team that could be resting starters for the playoffs. McCaffrey had 94 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown the last time these teams played. McCaffrey should be low-end RB1 for Week 17.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 McCaffrey disappointed in Week 16 against the Bucs, gaining just 58 total yards. But he saw more rushing attempts than Jonathan Stewart and was far more effective. The Panthers still have an outside chance at the division, so expect them to play hard against Atlanta next weekend. That bodes extremely well for McCaffrey, as the Falcons struggle against pass-catching backs, allowing the most receptions to the position. That should keep McCaffrey as a borderline RB1 in Week 17.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
 In a game that means everything to both the Panthers and the Falcons, expect McCaffrey to be used a lot this week. The Falcons continually allow massive yardage through the air to running backs, and now allowed 10 more receptions to them than any other team. This matchup was made for McCaffrey, who burned them for 94 yards and a touchdown the last time they played.