Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Christian McCaffrey or Joe Mixon

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 6# 36-
Best Rank# 4# 14-
Worst Rank# 19# 65-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at PIT at NO-
Matchup Rank2430-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att20.519.8
Rush Yds85.471.3
Rush TD0.70.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total200.4278.5-
Avg Game14.317.4-
Avg Projection13.211.2-
Week 167.817.8-
    
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  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at IND
17 rush, 95 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
vs. DAL
10 rush, 50 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 6 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. BAL
21 rush, 84 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
at ATL
8 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
15 tar, 14 rec, 102 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at CAR
vs. CIN
28 rush, 184 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at ATL
BYE WEEK
Week 5 vs. MIA
22 rush, 93 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 22 yds, 1 td
vs. NYG
17 rush, 58 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 35 yds, 1 td
Week 6 vs. PIT
11 rush, 64 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 4 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
at WAS
8 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 46 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at KC
13 rush, 50 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
at PHI
7 rush, 29 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. TB
21 rush, 123 yds, 2 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
vs. BAL
14 rush, 45 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 11 yds, 1 td
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. TB
17 rush, 79 yds, 2 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 78 yds, 0 td
Week 10 vs. NO
11 rush, 61 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
at PIT
14 rush, 77 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 61 yds, 2 td
Week 11 at BAL
12 rush, 14 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
at DET
13 rush, 53 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 6 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. CLE
14 rush, 89 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 7 rec, 66 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
17 rush, 125 yds, 1 td
11 tar, 11 rec, 112 yds, 1 td
Week 13 vs. DEN
12 rush, 82 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
at TB
10 rush, 106 yds, 0 td
10 tar, 9 rec, 55 yds, 1 td
Week 14 at LAC
26 rush, 111 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 27 yds, 0 td
at CLE
16 rush, 63 yds, 2 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. OAK
27 rush, 129 yds, 2 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
15 rush, 53 yds, 0 td
11 tar, 8 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
Week 16 at CLE
17 rush, 68 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
vs. ATL
21 rush, 101 yds, 0 td
13 tar, 12 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at PIT at NO
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts17.011.8
Rush Yards69.951.2
Rush TDs0.60.3
   
Receiving
   
Receptions3.44.7
Rec Yards25.336.1
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points13.211.2
   
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
2018 Points 
Week 120.97.5
Week 28.713.9
Week 319.4
Week 4
Week 517.515.3
Week 614.46.6
Week 75.18.0
Week 825.817.6
Week 927.7
Week 108.531.8
Week 1111.211.0
Week 1215.535.7
Week 139.522.1
Week 1419.822.1
Week 1525.018.0
Week 167.817.8
Week 1710.74.0
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
2018 Targets 
Week 179
Week 2115
Week 32
Week 4
Week 546
Week 678
Week 756
Week 846
Week 96
Week 1025
Week 1138
Week 12711
Week 13210
Week 1467
Week 15411
Week 16213
Week 1711
  Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
at PIT, Sun 4pm EST
Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
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.
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.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Mixon has been a bright spot on this offense, he should close the season on a high-note as a RB1 on the road in a tough matchup.