Who Should I Start? - Week 3

James Conner or David Johnson

 
Experts' Pick
 
  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EDT
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 7# 18-
Best Rank# 4# 15-
Worst Rank# 13# 23-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. CAR at SF-
Matchup Rank928-
Matchup Rating-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att2115
Rush Yds88.748.7
Rush TD10
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total27.117.0-
Avg Game13.68.5-
Avg Projection14.411.6-
Week 27.410.5-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor84 F, Clear-
    
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  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DET
18 rush, 82 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 55 yds, 1 td
at NE
10 rush, 21 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 44 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at BAL
7 rush, 14 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
11 rush, 33 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. CAR at SF
Week 4 vs. SEA vs. CIN
Week 5 at CIN vs. BAL
Week 6 vs. ATL at LAC
Week 7 at NYGBYE WEEK
Week 8 at NO vs. MIA
Week 9 vs. SF vs. IND
Week 10 at TB vs. LAR
Week 11 at SF at CLE
Week 12BYE WEEK at CIN
Week 13 vs. LAR vs. CLE
Week 14 vs. PIT at ARI
Week 15 vs. CLE vs. BUF
Week 16 at SEA at NYJ
Week 17 at LAR at BAL
  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EDT
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts16.614.5
Rush Yards67.458.5
Rush TDs0.70.6
   
Receiving
   
Receptions3.62.8
Rec Yards29.322.7
Rec TDs0.20.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points14.411.6
   
  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2019 Points 
Week 119.76.5
Week 27.410.5
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  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
2019 Targets 
Week 174
Week 214
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  David Johnson
RB - ARI
David Johnson
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EDT
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Carolina Panthers are 22nd against fantasy running backs, Johnson should be in the RB1 picture this week against a struggling Panthers team.Conner is a little banged up, if he plays he is probably more of a RB2 at the 49ers 5th ranked fantasy running back defense.
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
 Conner's season-long outlook took a hit with the news that Ben Roethlisberger will miss the rest of the season, but at least Conner's knee injury does not appear to be a major concern. Conner could see more stacked boxes and fewer scoring opportunities with Mason Rudolph under center, but it's also likely that the Steelers rely on Conner more than ever. That expected volume keeps him on the RB2 radar despite the QB and health issues and a challenging road matchup with a 49ers defense that has impressed thus far.
Zach Brunner
FantasyPros
Johnson left the game hurt last week, but returned and found the end zone. He faces a Panthers defense that has been run over the first two weeks by a rusty Gurley and Peyton Barber.