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James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Sony Michel
RB - NE
vs. MIA, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 11# 29-
Best Rank# 4# 18-
Worst Rank# 28# 56-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at SF vs. MIA-
Matchup RatingThis is a 1 star matchup. RBs perform worse than their average vs SFThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform a litter better than their average vs MIA-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att26.925.8
Rush Yds106.4116.4
Rush TD0.81.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total129.668.3-
Avg Game10.08.5-
2019 Average10.08.5-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
Sony Michel
RB - NE
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF vs. MIA
Week 2 vs. WAS at SEA
Week 3 vs. DET vs. LV
Week 4 at CAR at KC
Week 5 at NYJBYE WEEK
Week 6 at DAL vs. DEN
Week 7 vs. SEA vs. SF
Week 8BYE WEEK at BUF
Week 9 vs. MIA at NYJ
Week 10 vs. BUF vs. BAL
Week 11 at SEA at HOU
Week 12 at NE vs. ARI
Week 13 vs. LAR at LAC
Week 14 at NYG at LAR
Week 15 vs. PHI at MIA
Week 16 vs. SF vs. BUF
Week 17 at LAR vs. NYJ
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
Sony Michel
RB - NE
2020 Points 
Week 11.79.7
Week 218.11.9
Week 320.914.0
Week 4
Week 512.3
Week 616.2
Week 711.1
Week 812.0
Week 92.0
Week 104.8
Week 119.9
Week 12
Week 135.8
Week 141.82.2
Week 158.2
Week 1612.66.9
Week 176.219.6
Total129.668.3
Average10.08.5
Player Targets Comparison
 
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
Sony Michel
RB - NE
2020 Targets 
Week 140
Week 221
Week 352
Week 4
Week 53
Week 61
Week 75
Week 83
Week 92
Week 102
Week 113
Week 120
Week 131
Week 1401
Week 151
Week 1650
Week 1783
Notes for Player Combination
 
James Conner
RB - ARI
James Conner
James Conner
RB - ARI
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Sony Michel
RB - NE
vs. MIA, 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.I am a big fan of Sony Michel this week. He plays the Dolphins, a team that allowed just about everyone to score on them last season, and he doesn't have a ton of competition with Damien Harris sidelined and Brandon Bolden opting out. Michel had the tenth-most carries in the league last year, and he logged 19.5 of them per game against the Dolphins. His lack of passing-down usage limits him in PPR formats, but he's a great volume-based option in standard or half-PPR. You can use him as a floor play at RB3 or flex, and he has low-end RB2 upside.
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.Sony Michel has been working his way back from offseason foot surgery, but he's expected to be ready to play in Week 1. Damien Harris is hurt and Lamar Miller is off the team so it looks like Michel will handle the bulk of the early-down work, assuming he's healthy enough to take it on. Playing alongside Cam Newton will help him get more room to run on the ground and the Dolphins gave up the 7th-most fantasy points to running backs last season.
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.