Who Should I Start? - Week 15

David Johnson or Marshawn Lynch

 
Experts' Pick
 
  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
at ATL, Sun 1pm EST
Marshawn Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
at CIN, Sun 1pm EST
IR
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 11-
Best Rank# 2-
Worst Rank# 18-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at ATL at CIN-
Matchup Rank51-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att21.425.2
Rush Yds106.6120.2
Rush TD0.91.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total159.164.0-
Avg Game12.210.7-
Avg Projection14.30.0-
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Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor49 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.-
    
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  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
Marshawn Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. WAS
9 rush, 37 yds, 1 td
9 tar, 5 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
11 rush, 41 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at LAR
13 rush, 48 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
at DEN
18 rush, 65 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CHI
12 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 30 yds, 1 td
at MIA
19 rush, 64 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. SEA
22 rush, 71 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 41 yds, 0 td
vs. CLE
20 rush, 130 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 27 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at SF
18 rush, 55 yds, 2 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
at LAC
9 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at MIN
18 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 2 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
13 rush, 45 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 14 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. DEN
14 rush, 39 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 31 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. SF
16 rush, 59 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 41 yds, 0 td
vs. IND
Week 9BYE WEEK at SF
Week 10 at KC
21 rush, 98 yds, 1 td
9 tar, 7 rec, 85 yds, 1 td
vs. LAC
Week 11 vs. OAK
25 rush, 137 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 1 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
at ARI
Week 12 at LAC
17 rush, 63 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
at BAL
Week 13 at GB
20 rush, 69 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
Week 14 vs. DET
15 rush, 49 yds, 0 td
10 tar, 8 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
Week 15 at ATL at CIN
Week 16 vs. LAR vs. DEN
Week 17 at SEA at KC
  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
at ATL, Sun 1pm EST
Marshawn Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
at CIN, Sun 1pm EST
IR
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts17.90.0
Rush Yards74.00.0
Rush TDs0.50.0
   
Receiving
   
Receptions4.10.0
Rec Yards32.30.0
Rec TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points14.30.0
   
  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
Marshawn Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
2018 Points 
Week 112.710.9
Week 25.112.8
Week 312.114.6
Week 415.215.7
Week 519.14.1
Week 611.05.9
Week 77.0
Week 810.0
Week 9
Week 1030.3
Week 1115.4
Week 127.9
Week 137.2
Week 146.1
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
Marshawn Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
2018 Targets 
Week 192
Week 222
Week 344
Week 445
Week 532
Week 655
Week 73
Week 84
Week 9
Week 109
Week 113
Week 123
Week 132
Week 1410
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
at ATL, Sun 1pm EST
Marshawn Lynch
RB - OAK
Marshawn Lynch
at CIN, Sun 1pm EST
IR
Expert 
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
ATL worst Fantasy team in NFC vs RBs 
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
Johnson has fielded 63 touches over the last three games. The traffic netted him just 212 yards and no touchdowns. Volume and name recognition are keeping him in the RB1 conversation. For this week, add a favorable matchup to that list. Only the Bengals and Chiefs have ceded more PPR points to running backs than the Falcons, who have allowed an NFL-high 97 catches to the position. Johnson has mustered just 48 combined receiving yards over the last four games, but the Cardinals should find more ways to at least drag him to 100 total yards on another 20-plus touches. He could at least replicate a Week 14 performance (eight catches for 12 yards) that will be used as Exhibit A in all offseason cases against PPR formats.  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Atlanta is just 27th against fantasy running backs, Johnson is a low-end RB1 to high-end RB2 this week in Atlanta.