Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Christian McCaffrey or Mark Ingram

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 36# 58-
Best Rank# 14# 10-
Worst Rank# 65# 73-
    
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 Total278.5121.5-
Avg Game17.410.1-
Avg Projection11.25.8-
Week 1617.810.3-
    
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  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DAL
10 rush, 50 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 6 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
Week 2 at ATL
8 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
15 tar, 14 rec, 102 yds, 0 td
vs. CLE
Week 3 vs. CIN
28 rush, 184 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
at ATL
Week 4BYE WEEK at NYG
Week 5 vs. NYG
17 rush, 58 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 35 yds, 1 td
vs. WAS
16 rush, 53 yds, 2 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 20 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
12 rush, 32 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 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, 63 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 29 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. TB
17 rush, 79 yds, 2 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 78 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
9 rush, 33 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at PIT
14 rush, 77 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 61 yds, 2 td
at CIN
13 rush, 104 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 58 yds, 1 td
Week 11 at DET
13 rush, 53 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 6 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
16 rush, 103 yds, 2 td
Week 12 vs. SEA
17 rush, 125 yds, 1 td
11 tar, 11 rec, 112 yds, 1 td
vs. ATL
11 rush, 52 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 14 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at TB
10 rush, 106 yds, 0 td
10 tar, 9 rec, 55 yds, 1 td
at DAL
7 rush, 27 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at CLE
16 rush, 63 yds, 2 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
at TB
13 rush, 52 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 1 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. NO
15 rush, 53 yds, 0 td
11 tar, 8 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
at CAR
12 rush, 63 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. ATL
21 rush, 101 yds, 0 td
13 tar, 12 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
11 rush, 35 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at NO vs. CAR
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts11.86.7
Rush Yards51.228.7
Rush TDs0.30.4
   
Receiving
   
Receptions4.71.0
Rec Yards36.16.6
Rec TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.25.8
   
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
2018 Points 
Week 17.5
Week 213.9
Week 319.4
Week 4
Week 515.319.3
Week 66.6
Week 78.04.2
Week 817.69.2
Week 927.71.6
Week 1031.822.2
Week 1111.022.3
Week 1235.76.6
Week 1322.12.8
Week 1422.111.3
Week 1518.07.4
Week 1617.810.3
Week 174.04.3
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
2018 Targets 
Week 19
Week 215
Week 32
Week 4
Week 563
Week 68
Week 762
Week 863
Week 962
Week 1053
Week 1180
Week 12112
Week 13103
Week 1473
Week 15112
Week 16132
Week 1712
  Christian McCaffrey
RB - CAR
Christian McCaffrey
at NO, Sun 1pm EST
Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
vs. CAR, 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.The Saints are clearly going with backups this game, and while Ingram may end up with a few touches, it won't be enough to start him in a bad matchup versus Carolina.
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 already secured home-field advantage throughout the NFC bracket, but Sean Payton has not revealed if he will rest his starters on Sunday. Averaging 50 yards over the last five games, Ingram has turned too touchdown-dependent to merit the risk. Play it safe and find someone who should play an entire game.