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James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
at NYG, Mon 7pm EDT
J.D. McKissic
RB - WAS
vs. PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 11# 68-
Best Rank# 4# 43-
Worst Rank# 28# 92-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at NYG vs. PHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs NYGThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform a little worse than their average vs PHI-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att2730.1
Rush Yds111.4125.8
Rush TD0.91.3
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total129.6111.4-
Avg Game10.07.0-
2019 Average10.07.0-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
J.D. McKissic
RB - WAS
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NYG vs. PHI
Week 2 vs. DEN at ARI
Week 3 vs. HOU at CLE
Week 4BYE WEEK vs. BAL
Week 5 vs. PHI vs. LAR
Week 6 vs. CLE at NYG
Week 7 at TEN vs. DAL
Week 8 at BALBYE WEEK
Week 9 at DAL vs. NYG
Week 10 vs. CIN at DET
Week 11 at JAC vs. CIN
Week 12 vs. BAL at DAL
Week 13 vs. WAS at PIT
Week 14 at BUF at SF
Week 15 at CIN vs. SEA
Week 16 vs. IND vs. CAR
Week 17 at CLE at PHI
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
J.D. McKissic
RB - WAS
2020 Points 
Week 11.7-0.1
Week 218.15.3
Week 320.95.2
Week 42.6
Week 512.34.9
Week 616.28.4
Week 711.15.1
Week 812.0
Week 92.08.2
Week 104.810.9
Week 119.96.9
Week 122.7
Week 137.8
Week 141.88.6
Week 1516.7
Week 1612.615.2
Week 176.23.0
Total129.6111.4
Average10.07.0
Player Targets Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
J.D. McKissic
RB - WAS
2020 Targets 
Week 145
Week 220
Week 354
Week 48
Week 538
Week 616
Week 752
Week 83
Week 9214
Week 10215
Week 1134
Week 122
Week 1310
Week 1404
Week 1510
Week 16510
Week 1788
Notes for Player Combination
 
James Conner
RB - PIT
James Conner
James Conner
RB - PIT
at NYG, Mon 7pm EDT
J.D. McKissic
RB - WAS
vs. PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
I'm pretty sure Conner and the other running backs will be happy to have Roethlisberger back under center, as it'll surely force defenses to be honest. The Giants defense was horrendous last year, but their run defense was better than the pass, as they allowed just 0.78 PPR points per opportunity last year, which ranked as the seventh fewest in football. They actually held opposing running backs to just 3.96 yards per attempt, making them one of just eight teams who allowed fewer than four yards per carry. It's a new defense under Joe Judge, so we can't automatically assume that all remains status quo, especially considering how bad their secondary was last year. It's possible they place more emphasis on slowing down teams through the air this year, though they may not have the talent to do so. Whatever the case, it's a near-certainty that Conner touches the ball 18-plus times in a game they're favored, automatically bumping him into RB2 territory. Knowing the Steelers will likely take it slow in Roethlisberger's return, we could see them lean on Conner even more than normal. He's a safe low-end RB1/high-end RB2 this week with multiple touchdown potential. 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Mike Tomlin called James Conner his workhorse earlier this week. That's good news for Conner, as the Pittsburgh star logged 215 carries just two seasons ago. With Ben Roethlisberger back in the lineup, opposing teams will have to take the passing game more seriously, and that should open up some opportunities for Conner. He's a safe bet at RB2 with low-end RB1 upside this week. 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
I was a little queasy to draft James Conner this season after how unproductive he was last year and how he's struggled to stay on the field. However, as long as he is healthy and playing in this offense, he's going to be productive for fantasy football. The Giants allowed the 18th-most fantasy points to running backs last year and I expect Conner to take advantage with a big Week 1. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
 McKissic is a borderline RB3/RB4 in this matchup in Half PPR formats, but he does get a boost in Full PPR. Washington should be trailing in this matchup, which leads to some garbage time opportunity for McKissic in the receiving game. This is going to be a messy backfield and we need to see how it plays out on the field before we start any of these options with confidence. McKissic can be deployed as a FLEX option in Full PPR leagues, but only if you absolutely need.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Giants were 18th against fantasy running backs, if Conner is going to have a rebound season, it starts with a nice matchup against the Giants D.