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Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
vs. LAC, Sun 4pm EDT
vs. IND, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 7# 42-
Best Rank# 4# 21-
Worst Rank# 29# 78-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. LAC vs. IND-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform a litter better than their average vs LACThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform a little worse than their average vs IND-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att26.724.4
Rush Yds119.890.5
Rush TD1.11
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total78.6201.4-
Avg Game13.114.4-
2019 Average13.114.4-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC vs. IND
Week 2 at CLE at TEN
Week 3 at PHI vs. MIA
Week 4 vs. JAC at CIN
Week 5 at BAL at HOU
Week 6 at IND vs. DET
Week 7 vs. CLE at LAC
Week 8 vs. TENBYE WEEK
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. HOU
Week 10 at PIT at GB
Week 11 at WAS vs. PIT
Week 12 vs. NYG vs. CLE
Week 13 at MIA at MIN
Week 14 vs. DAL vs. TEN
Week 15 vs. PIT at BAL
Week 16 at HOU vs. CHI
Week 17 vs. BAL at IND
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
2020 Points 
Week 15.19.0
Week 28.618.0
Week 36.524.9
Week 436.110.7
Week 59.45.0
Week 612.911.3
Week 727.7
Week 8
Week 915.9
Week 1011.2
Week 119.4
Week 1221.9
Week 1316.8
Week 148.3
Week 1511.3
Week 16
Week 17
Total78.6201.4
Average13.114.4
Player Targets Comparison
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
2020 Targets 
Week 121
Week 244
Week 336
Week 464
Week 587
Week 634
Week 76
Week 8
Week 92
Week 105
Week 112
Week 126
Week 136
Week 144
Week 153
Week 16
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
Joe Mixon
Joe Mixon
RB - CIN
vs. LAC, Sun 4pm EDT
vs. IND, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
 Leonard Fournette is traded and Devine Ozigbo is out.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Now that Mixon is under contract, it's business as usual. The coaching staff said they realized at the mid-way point last year that this offense needed to revolve around Mixon. The result? He totaled 214 touches over the final nine games. That's a ridiculous 23.8 touches per game. Now you add a more potent offense alongside him? There's massive upside here. The Chargers have one of the best pass-rush/secondary combos but haven't been true showstoppers when it comes to the run. They allowed a healthy 4.29 yards per carry last year with 14 rushing touchdowns (one every 25.9 carries, ranked as the seventh-most often). The issue is that their opponents averaged just 57.7 plays per game in 2019, the second lowest in the NFL. There were just four running backs who topped 17 carries against them last year, and each of them finished with at least 17.8 PPR points and as a top-eight running back that week. The biggest worry about Mixon and the Bengals offense is the Chargers running their slow-paced offense draining the clock. It's not a brutal matchup for Mixon and he can succeed here, so start him as you normally would. I might avoid in cash lineups just because of the low-play potential here if the Bengals fall behind and can't get their defense off the field. I do think Mixon has tournament appeal, though.We all talked about Leonard Fournette losing targets in the passing game under Jay Gruden, and now that he's out of the picture, we must figure out where they're going to go. In a game where they're big underdogs, there will be plenty of dropbacks. Thompson has averaged 7-10 touches per game over the last three years, so it's not like he's getting crazy involved. Running backs averaged 26.9 touches per game against the Colts last year, so even if we go high-end with Thompson, it's likely we see 17-plus touches for Robinson. Since Frank Reich and Matt Eberflus came to the Colts, they have allowed just one 100-yard rusher against them, and that was Derrick Henry during his late-season domination. The Colts also added DeForest Buckner to the defensive line which is clearly an upgrade. They slowed Fournette down big-time last year, as he totaled a season-low 23 yards on just eight carries in Week 11. He did chip in with seven receptions for 34 yards, but it was one of his worst games all year. Those are the negatives for Robinson behind the same offensive line. Is a late-game goal-line plunge out of the question? It may not look likely considering the Colts allowed just four rushing touchdowns during the entire 2019 season. Robinson should be considered an RB4 this week who needs to score in order avoid busting.
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
While I'm tepid about Joe Burrow this week, I'm very high on Joe Mixon in this matchup. Zac Taylor will be looking for every opportunity to get the ball to Mixon in order to make things easier for his rookie quarterback. The Chargers struggled against pass-catching running backs last year and Mixon has the versatile skill set to take advantage. The Chargers did bring in Linval Joseph, Chris Harris Jr., and rookie Kenneth Murray to shore up the defense, but the Bengals' offensive line can only get better and Mixon is a superstar talent. 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
I like Mixon for Week 1. Without a preseason, Joe Burrow may have more growing pains than most rookie quarterbacks, and the Bengals could opt to run with Mixon instead. He takes on a beatable Chargers front seven this week, and he'll have a healthy Jonah Williams to block for him. The Bengals' run blocking improved over the course of last season, and I'm cautiously optimistic that they'll keep growing in this one. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Chargers were just 22nd against fantasy running backs last year, Mixon should be a low-end RB1 in Week 1.