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Experts' Pick
 
 
Kenyan Drake
RB - LV
vs. BAL, Mon 8pm EDT
Le'Veon Bell
RB - KC
vs. CLE, Sun 4pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 15# 22-
Best Rank# 8# 13-
Worst Rank# 30# 37-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. BAL vs. CLE-
Matchup RatingThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform a little worse than their average vs BALThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform a litter better than their average vs CLE-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att23.925.8
Rush Yds108.8110.8
Rush TD0.81
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total167.258.6-
Avg Game11.15.3-
Avg Projection12.49.5-
2019 Average11.15.3-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Kenyan Drake
RB - LV
Le'Veon Bell
RB - KC
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. BAL vs. CLE
Week 2 at PIT at BAL
Week 3 vs. MIA vs. LAC
Week 4 at LAC at PHI
Week 5 vs. CHI vs. BUF
Week 6 at DEN at WAS
Week 7 vs. PHI at TEN
Week 8BYE WEEK vs. NYG
Week 9 at NYG vs. GB
Week 10 vs. KC at LV
Week 11 vs. CIN vs. DAL
Week 12 at DALBYE WEEK
Week 13 vs. WAS vs. DEN
Week 14 at KC vs. LV
Week 15 at CLE at LAC
Week 16 vs. DEN vs. PIT
Week 17 at IND at CIN
Player Projections Comparison
 
Kenyan Drake
RB - LV
vs. BAL, Mon 8pm EDT
Le'Veon Bell
RB - KC
vs. CLE, Sun 4pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts13.313.0
Rush Yards60.953.3
Rush TDs0.50.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions3.64.2
Rec Yards27.129.5
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points12.49.5
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Kenyan Drake
RB - LV
Le'Veon Bell
RB - KC
2020 Points 
Week 112.54.6
Week 29.5
Week 37.9
Week 43.5
Week 512.26.7
Week 628.4
Week 74.13.9
Week 83.8
Week 90.3
Week 108.9
Week 1112.09.6
Week 1221.33.2
Week 1311.85.5
Week 1415.03.5
Week 154.013.6
Week 1611.03.9
Week 175.1
Total167.258.6
Average11.15.3
Player Targets Comparison
 
Kenyan Drake
RB - LV
Le'Veon Bell
RB - KC
2020 Targets 
Week 122
Week 22
Week 31
Week 40
Week 511
Week 62
Week 720
Week 83
Week 91
Week 101
Week 1151
Week 1242
Week 1333
Week 1413
Week 1521
Week 1623
Week 173
Notes for Player Combination
 
Kenyan Drake
RB - LV
vs. BAL, Mon 8pm EDT
Le'Veon Bell
RB - KC
vs. CLE, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
From the time Drake joined the Cardinals last year, he was the No. 4 running back in fantasy football. One thing from that stretch that is unsustainable is his touchdown production, as he scored eight rushing touchdowns on just 123 carries. He still averaged 101.8 total yards per game, but there were three games where he totaled less than 70 total yards. It was a mixed bag against this 49ers defense, as he absolutely demolished them in their first game, racking up 162 total yards and a touchdown. That was one of just two games where the 49ers allowed a running back to crack the 20-point barrier in PPR formats (the other was Christian McCaffrey). In fact, there were just three backs who reached 100-plus total yards against them. The next meeting between the two, Drake finished with 80 total yards and no touchdown. The 49ers did trade away DeForest Buckner, who was a a big reason for their success up the middle of the field, even if he was a better pass rusher than anything. They drafted his replacement in Javon Kinlaw, but he's a rookie with no experience. But again, knowing there were just eight running backs who finished better than the RB24 against the 49ers, we know it's not a great matchup. Drake should still net 15-plus touches in this game and be treated as a decent RB2. 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
 I refused to fade Bell all offseason, and I'm not going to start now. The Bills surrendered 17.95 PPR points per game to Bell last year! While about two-thirds of those points came in one game, I'm still optimistic that Bell can post RB2-type numbers in PPR. After all, head coach Adam Gase wants to feature him more in the passing game, and that both plays to his strengths and increases his reception-based floor.
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
Kenyan Drake has been one of my favorite late first-round running back targets all offseason, but the 49ers' defense is going to make life very difficult for him in Week 1. Despite losing DeForest Buckner, the Niners still feature Nick Bosa, Arik Armstead, Dee Ford, and Javon Kinlaw on the D-line. The Cardinals' offensive line should be improved but still projects to be pretty average. This could end up Drake's lowest scoring week on the season, but he's still a fine RB2 for your lineup.Adam Gase and the Jets seem intent on not giving Le'Veon Bell the full workload despite their massive investment in him as they drafted LaMichal Perine and signed Frank Gore this offseason. Bell is still the clear starter and his involvement in the passing game will stabilize his fantasy value, but I'm already going to have issues trusting the Jets' offense and against the stout Bills defense, I'm looking elsewhere in Week 1.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Drake exploded onto the scene last season after the trade to Arizona and he seems poised to have another solid year. However, we might have to wait a week to see him finish within the top-10 at the RB position. This 49ers run defense is no joke and they're going to be able to overpower this average offensive line, which is going to make things difficult on Drake all game long. If Drake manages to score, you'll be happy you started him. Otherwise, it's important to temper your expectations with the elusive RB. Drake's a fine RB2 for your lineup this week. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Drake had 31rushing attempts for 177 yards and 1 touchdown in 2 games against the 49ers last year. He also added 11 receptions for 65 yards. Even against a tough 49ers D, Drake should be a low-end RB1.I think Bell will do better this year than he did last year, but that may not show in Week 1. Bell starts the season off on the road against the 12th ranked fantasy running back from 2019.