Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Evan Engram or Phillip Lindsay

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
at GB, Sun 1pm EDT
Evan Engram
TE - NYG
Evan Engram
at TB, Sun 4pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 55# 68-
Best Rank# 43# 46-
Worst Rank# 84# 83-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at GB at TB-
Matchup Rank1214-
Matchup Rating-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total13.222.4-
Avg Game6.611.2-
Week 26.64.8-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather73 F, Possible Drizzle90 F, Partly Cloudy-
    
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  Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
Evan Engram
TE - NYG
Evan Engram
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at OAK
11 rush, 43 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 23 yds, 0 td
at DAL
14 tar, 11 rec, 116 yds, 1 td
Week 2 vs. CHI
13 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 4 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
vs. BUF
8 tar, 6 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at GB at TB
Week 4 vs. JAC vs. WAS
Week 5 at LAC vs. MIN
Week 6 vs. TEN at NE
Week 7 vs. KC vs. ARI
Week 8 at IND at DET
Week 9 vs. CLE vs. DAL
Week 10BYE WEEK at NYJ
Week 11 at MINBYE WEEK
Week 12 at BUF at CHI
Week 13 vs. LAC vs. GB
Week 14 at HOU at PHI
Week 15 at KC vs. MIA
Week 16 vs. DET at WAS
Week 17 vs. OAK vs. PHI
  Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
Evan Engram
TE - NYG
Evan Engram
2019 Points 
Week 16.617.6
Week 26.64.8
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  Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
Evan Engram
TE - NYG
Evan Engram
2019 Targets 
Week 1614
Week 278
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  Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
at GB, Sun 1pm EDT
Evan Engram
TE - NYG
Evan Engram
at TB, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Packers are 25th against fantasy running backs, thanks to a bad game against RB Dalvin Cook. That isn't enough of a concern to elevate Lindsay to much more than a low-upside flex play.Engram is a little bit of a mystery, seeing we have never seen QB Daniel Jones in a regular season game. Engram is an upside TE1 with some risk playing with a rookie quarterback in his first game.
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
It took a full year, but Royce Freeman finally overtook Lindsay in the Broncos RB pecking order last week, out-snapping and easily outproducing the 2018 undrafted free agent. Going forward, this backfield should be approached as a near-even 50-50 split, with Denver perhaps leaning on Freeman more for between-the-tackles and short yardage work and both backs heavily involved in the passing game. Both backs are RB3/flex options against a Packers D that was just gashed by Dalvin Cook. 
Zach Brunner
FantasyPros
 Engram has been great throughout his career when healthy and the QB switch shouldn't impact much at all. Through two games, he has a 24% target share on the Giants.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
This is officially a full-blown timeshare and one that's difficult to dissect. Through two weeks, Lindsay has 32 touches while Freeman has 27 of them. Lindsay has played 72 snaps while Freeman has played 71 snaps. Lindsay has run 41 routes while Freeman has run 37 of them (the odd part is that both rank top-18 in routes run among running backs). As you can see, it's a 50/50 split right now. While Dalvin Cook went bananas against the Packers last week (20/154/1), the Packers shut down the Bears run-game the prior week, allowing just 37 yards on 11 carries. The Packers said after the game that they knew if they made Mitch Trubisky beat them, they'd win, which allowed them to key-in on the run. You must wonder if they treat the Broncos and Flacco the same way. Whatever the case, the Broncos are eight-point underdogs while on the road and projected to score just 17 points. When there's a 50/50 timeshare mixed-in, it's hard to say anyone is more than an iffy RB3. A touchdown would likely be the deciding factor, and it's not any clearer there, as Lindsay has four red zone carries, while Freeman has three of them. Consider both of them just low-end RB3s in this game.