Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Christian McCaffrey or Ezekiel Elliott

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
at NYG, Sun 1pm EST
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 36-
Best Rank# 14-
Worst Rank# 65-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at NO at NYG-
Matchup Rank308-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att19.824.7
Rush Yds71.3105.4
Rush TD0.71
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total278.5252.2-
Avg Game17.416.8-
Avg Projection11.210.9-
Week 1617.810.9-
    
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  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DAL
10 rush, 50 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 6 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
at CAR
15 rush, 69 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at ATL
8 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
15 tar, 14 rec, 102 yds, 0 td
vs. NYG
17 rush, 78 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CIN
28 rush, 184 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
at SEA
16 rush, 127 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 3 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 4BYE WEEK vs. DET
25 rush, 152 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 88 yds, 1 td
Week 5 vs. NYG
17 rush, 58 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 35 yds, 1 td
at HOU
20 rush, 54 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 7 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at WAS
8 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 46 yds, 0 td
vs. JAC
24 rush, 106 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at PHI
7 rush, 29 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
at WAS
15 rush, 33 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. BAL
14 rush, 45 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 11 yds, 1 td
BYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. TB
17 rush, 79 yds, 2 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 78 yds, 0 td
vs. TEN
17 rush, 61 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at PIT
14 rush, 77 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 61 yds, 2 td
at PHI
19 rush, 151 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 36 yds, 1 td
Week 11 at DET
13 rush, 53 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 6 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
at ATL
23 rush, 122 yds, 1 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 79 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. SEA
17 rush, 125 yds, 1 td
11 tar, 11 rec, 112 yds, 1 td
vs. WAS
26 rush, 121 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at TB
10 rush, 106 yds, 0 td
10 tar, 9 rec, 55 yds, 1 td
vs. NO
23 rush, 76 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 60 yds, 1 td
Week 14 at CLE
16 rush, 63 yds, 2 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
28 rush, 113 yds, 0 td
13 tar, 12 rec, 79 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. NO
15 rush, 53 yds, 0 td
11 tar, 8 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
at IND
18 rush, 87 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 41 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. ATL
21 rush, 101 yds, 0 td
13 tar, 12 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
18 rush, 85 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at NO at NYG
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
at NYG, Sun 1pm EST
OUT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts11.812.4
Rush Yards51.257.2
Rush TDs0.30.4
   
Receiving
   
Receptions4.73.0
Rec Yards36.123.6
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.210.9
   
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
2018 Points 
Week 17.514.6
Week 213.914.7
Week 319.411.8
Week 430.0
Week 515.38.4
Week 66.617.7
Week 78.04.2
Week 817.6
Week 927.711.2
Week 1031.830.7
Week 1111.026.1
Week 1235.720.3
Week 1322.119.6
Week 1422.119.2
Week 1518.012.8
Week 1617.810.9
Week 174.0
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
2018 Targets 
Week 194
Week 2156
Week 328
Week 44
Week 567
Week 681
Week 766
Week 86
Week 965
Week 1057
Week 1188
Week 12116
Week 13106
Week 14713
Week 15118
Week 16136
Week 171
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
at NYG, 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.Reason will prevail. Contradicting calls for Jerry Jones to go all out, the Cowboys will give Elliott some well-deserved rest in Week 17. He averaged a gargantuan 25.4 touches and 133.4 total yards per game, clearing 100 in eight of the last nine. The Giants are one of the NFL's softest opponents against the run without Damon Harrison and Landon Collins, so Rod Smith is an appealing replacement and DFS flier.
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. 
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
 Jerry Jones claiming DAL will play starters as normal even though they're locked into No. 4 seed. In 2016, he claimed same thing when they were locked into No. 1 seed. Dak two series, Zeke DNP, Dez 18 snaps.