Who Should I Start? - Week 15

Ezekiel Elliott or Phillip Lindsay

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
at IND, Sun 1pm EST
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
vs. CLE, Sat 8pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 3# 8-
Best Rank# 1# 5-
Worst Rank# 4# 10-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at IND vs. CLE-
Matchup Rank207-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att21.823
Rush Yds83.6108.3
Rush TD0.61.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total228.5177.7-
Avg Game17.613.7-
Avg Projection18.014.2-
Week 1419.211.1-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor54 F, Clear-
    
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  Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at CAR
15 rush, 69 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
15 rush, 71 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 31 yds, 1 td
Week 2 vs. NYG
17 rush, 78 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
vs. OAK
14 rush, 107 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at SEA
16 rush, 127 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 3 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
at BAL
4 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. DET
25 rush, 152 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 88 yds, 1 td
vs. KC
12 rush, 69 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at HOU
20 rush, 54 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 7 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
12 rush, 61 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. JAC
24 rush, 106 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
4 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at WAS
15 rush, 33 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
at ARI
14 rush, 90 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 8BYE WEEK at KC
18 rush, 95 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. TEN
17 rush, 61 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
vs. HOU
17 rush, 60 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at PHI
19 rush, 151 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 36 yds, 1 td
BYE WEEK
Week 11 at ATL
23 rush, 122 yds, 1 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 79 yds, 0 td
at LAC
11 rush, 79 yds, 2 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 27 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. WAS
26 rush, 121 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
14 rush, 110 yds, 1 td
Week 13 vs. NO
23 rush, 76 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 60 yds, 1 td
at CIN
19 rush, 157 yds, 2 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 14 vs. PHI
28 rush, 113 yds, 0 td
13 tar, 12 rec, 79 yds, 0 td
at SF
14 rush, 30 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 4 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at IND vs. CLE
Week 16 vs. TB at OAK
Week 17 at NYG vs. LAC
  Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
at IND, Sun 1pm EST
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
vs. CLE, Sat 8pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts21.014.9
Rush Yards93.473.5
Rush TDs0.70.7
   
Receiving
   
Receptions5.13.0
Rec Yards38.922.4
Rec TDs0.20.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points18.014.2
   
  Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2018 Points 
Week 114.616.2
Week 214.711.1
Week 311.82.0
Week 430.013.9
Week 58.48.1
Week 617.76.6
Week 74.215.6
Week 817.2
Week 911.28.4
Week 1030.7
Week 1126.122.6
Week 1220.317.0
Week 1319.627.9
Week 1419.211.1
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2018 Targets 
Week 143
Week 261
Week 382
Week 442
Week 574
Week 617
Week 761
Week 83
Week 953
Week 107
Week 1185
Week 1260
Week 1361
Week 14137
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
  Ezekiel Elliott
RB - DAL
Ezekiel Elliott
at IND, Sun 1pm EST
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
vs. CLE, Sat 8pm EST
Expert 
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
 Lindsay was largely shut down last week in San Francisco, but salvaged his day with a rushing touchdown. It marked just the third time all season Lindsay has been held below 79 scrimmage yards, so his owners shouldn't fret. He'll be a mid-range RB1 for the Broncos' Week 15 matchup with the Browns, who allow the sixth-most fantasy points to RBs.
Tim McCullough
FantasyPros
Injury-Based Fantasy Advice - START - Elliott should be good-to-go for Week 15 despite dealing with a shoulder injury. He missed practice on Wednesday, but returned as a full participant on Thursday, all but ensuring his availability this weekend. He might be hindered a bit by the injury, but he's definitely still worth the start. 
Frank Stampfl
RotoExperts
143 total yards or more in five straight8 TDs in last 7 games
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
Colts have not allowed 100-yard RB in 6 straight, but Zeke's new pass-catching skills keep upside highCLE has allowed two rush TDs to RBs in 3 of last 5
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
Elliott has compiled 582 yards on 119 rushes over Dallas' last five games to establish NFL leads in rushing attempts (268) and yards (1,262). He has also corralled 36 catches for 276 yards in that five-game window, giving him more receptions this season (65) than all but four running backs (Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley, James White, and Alvin Kamara). The Colts have quietly contained opponents to 3.8 yards per carry, but Elliott is a matchup-proof RB1 who should ride an absurdly heavy workload to his seventh straight 100-yard tally. 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Elliott ranks 3rd among fantasy running backs over the last 4 games and he has a good matchup at the Indianapolis Colts, who rank 13th against fantasy running backs this season. Cleveland is just 28th against fantasy running backs, Lindsay should have RB1 value this week at home.