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Experts' Pick
 
 
vs. DEN, Sun 1pm EDT
Trey Sermon
RB - SF
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Expert
Percent


Updated: Sep 19th, 2021
97%
Recommended by
191 of 196 experts
3%
Recommended by
5 of 196 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 28# 44-
Best Rank# 13# 27-
Worst Rank# 36# 74-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. DEN at PHI-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs DENThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform a little worse than their average vs PHI-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att1832
Rush Yds67.5120.5
Rush TD0.50.5
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total11.80.8-
Avg Game5.90.8-
Avg Projection9.83.9-
Week 15.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Trey Sermon
RB - SF
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at HOU
5 rush, 25 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 3 rec, 29 yds, 0 td
at DET
Week 2 vs. DEN at PHI
Week 3 vs. ARI vs. GB
Week 4 at CIN vs. SEA
Week 5 vs. TEN at ARI
Week 6 vs. MIABYE WEEK
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. IND
Week 8 at SEA at CHI
Week 9 vs. BUF vs. ARI
Week 10 at IND vs. LAR
Week 11 vs. SF at JAC
Week 12 vs. ATL vs. MIN
Week 13 at LAR at SEA
Week 14 at TEN at CIN
Week 15 vs. HOU vs. ATL
Week 16 at NYJ at TEN
Week 17 at NE vs. HOU
Week 18 vs. IND at LAR
Player Projections Comparison
 
vs. DEN, Sun 1pm EDT
Trey Sermon
RB - SF
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts11.95.7
Rush Yards52.023.3
Rush TDs0.30.1
   
Receiving
   
Receptions3.21.0
Rec Yards23.57.3
Rec TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points9.83.9
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Trey Sermon
RB - SF
2021 Points 
Week 15.4
Week 26.40.8
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total11.80.8
Average5.90.8
Player Targets Comparison
 
Trey Sermon
RB - SF
2021 Targets 
Week 16
Week 230
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
vs. DEN, Sun 1pm EDT
Trey Sermon
RB - SF
at PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Well, this isn't exactly what James Robinson's fantasy managers wanted to see. Robinson had only five carries in week one as opposed to Carlos Hyde's nine. The good news is that Robinson was targeted seven times and reeled in six of those catches...for three total yards. This offense in Jacksonville does not look like one that we really want to be investing in for fantasy purposes, but especially here in this backfield. Until we see Robinson receive the majority of the workload - like he deserves to - he can't be trusted as anything more than a low-end RB2.Trey Sermon's benching last week has to go down as one of the most unforeseen and mysterious actions we've seen by a NFL head coach in a long time. We still don't have complete clarity on why Sermon allegedly struggled in camp and the pre-season because he certainly looked like the second best option in this backfield during the NFL pre-season. Regardless, Sermon's now back in the fantasy football conversation after Mostert landed on the IR this week. We certainly cannot play Sermon this week due to the unknowns, but I would not be shocked at all to see Sermon lead this 49ers team in carries when it's all said and done.
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
I know a few Robinson investors who were nervous that Urban Meyer was going to use Carlos Hyde more than he should, and that's sort of what happened here. Hyde seemed to be Urb's preferred early-down guy, logging nine carries to Robinson's five. Robinson was used in more of a passing-down role. He out-snapped Hyde 47-25. But was that simply because the game script was negative for the Jaguars throughout? Will it be closer to a 50/50 workload split if the Jags are in a close game and don't attempt 51 passes like they did in the blowout loss to the Texans? I now share the concerns of those Robinson investors. I have J-Rob squarely in RB3 territory this week against a tough Denver D. Hyde isn't far behind him, in high-end RB4 territory.Surprise! 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan presented fantasy managers with the first major puzzle of the season. It was expected that Raheem Mostert and Sermon would divide most of the carries in a potent and alluring backfield. Mostert was indeed a prominent part of the picture in Week 1 - until he sustained a knee injury that wound up being season-ending. But Sermon was a healthy scratch, and instead of the third-rounder from Ohio State, it was another rookie, sixth-rounder Elijah Mitchell of Louisiana-Lafayette, who made noise. Mitchell played 35 of 55 snaps and carried 19 times for 104 yards and a touchdown (though he didn't see a target). JaMycal Hasty played 16 snaps, with his only carry being a three-yard TD run. He also had a 15-yard catch. The debate in fantasy this week has been whether Mitchell is worth the huge waiver expenditure it took to get him in FAAB leagues this week. A lot of fantasy managers believe Sermon is still the guy you want to have in this backfield. I touted Sermon throughout the offseason because I've seen the Shanahan family's zone-blocking scheme turn jobbers like Tatum Bell and Reuben Droughns into one-year wonders, while elite talents like Terrell Davis and Clinton Portis produced legendary seasons in it. If Sermon is an elite talent - and he sure looked the part at OSU last year - he could be an RB1 at a committee-back price. That could still be the case. But as a golfer, I also believe in playing the ball as it lies. For whatever reason, Shanahan used Mitchell over Sermon in Week 1, and then Mitchell proceeded to have a good game. It seems counterintuitive that Sermon would vault past Mitchell in Week 2. Sermon is an errant drive into the rough, and I'm not going to deceive myself about the reality of the situation by fluffing up a bad lie. I have Mitchell ranked RB23 this week and RB22 in the rest-of-season rankings. Sermon is RB48 this week and RB40 rest of season. Hasty is unplayable for now, but with all the Shanahanagans going on in this backfield, who knows? He could be the hot waiver add next week.
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
J-Rob flopped magnificently in Week 1, logging just eight total touches (five carries) while playing behind Carlos Hyde. Yeah, definitely didn't see that one coming. Robinson's got a tough matchup with Denver in Week 2, and given the uncertainty of his workload, he's a mid-range RB3 with a rock-bottom floor. Proceed with caution, but look elsewhere if you can. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Carlos Hyde actually had more carries (9) in the opener, than Robinson had with (5). Robinson is a flex option in Week 2, but it is going to be hard to trust him if Hyde keeps seeing that much work in the backfield.