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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
at KC, Sun 1pm EST
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Dec 29th, 2019
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Recommended by
23 of 69 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 14# 15-
Best Rank# 10# 9-
Worst Rank# 24# 28-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at KC at BUF-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform better than their average vs KCThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs BUF-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att23.121.6
Rush Yds113.991.6
Rush TD0.80.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total217.0149.0-
Avg Game13.69.9-
Avg Projection12.89.8-
Week 166.99.3-
    
Misc 
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND
12 rush, 58 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 96 yds, 2 td
vs. BUF
17 rush, 60 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 6 rec, 32 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at DET
17 rush, 66 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
vs. CLE
21 rush, 68 yds, 0 td
10 tar, 10 rec, 61 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. HOU
9 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 7 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
at NE
18 rush, 35 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 28 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at MIA
18 rush, 60 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 62 yds, 1 td
BYE WEEK
Week 5 vs. DEN
3 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
16 tar, 15 rec, 86 yds, 0 td
at PHI
15 rush, 43 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 7 rec, 45 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. PIT
5 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 14 yds, 0 td
vs. DAL
14 rush, 50 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at TEN
5 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 118 yds, 1 td
vs. NE
15 rush, 70 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 1 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at CHI
3 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 19 yds, 1 td
at JAC
8 rush, 23 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 3 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. GB
12 rush, 70 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 23 yds, 0 td
at MIA
17 rush, 66 yds, 0 td
9 tar, 8 rec, 55 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at OAK
6 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 29 yds, 1 td
vs. NYG
18 rush, 34 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 34 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. KC
5 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
12 tar, 8 rec, 108 yds, 0 td
at WAS
18 rush, 59 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 33 yds, 0 td
Week 12BYE WEEK vs. OAK
12 rush, 49 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 59 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at DEN
9 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 51 yds, 1 td
at CIN
10 rush, 32 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 35 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at JAC
8 rush, 101 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 112 yds, 1 td
vs. MIA
Week 15 vs. MIN
7 rush, 19 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 5 rec, 62 yds, 0 td
at BAL
21 rush, 87 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. OAK
4 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 58 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
25 rush, 72 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at KC at BUF
Player Projections Comparison
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
at KC, Sun 1pm EST
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts5.215.4
Rush Yards27.563.2
Rush TDs0.10.1
   
Receiving
   
Receptions6.04.0
Rec Yards54.229.8
Rec TDs0.70.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points12.89.8
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
2019 Points 
Week 133.417.2
Week 217.310.9
Week 38.16.3
Week 424.2
Week 57.38.8
Week 62.811.3
Week 718.57.6
Week 88.23.5
Week 99.312.1
Week 1010.812.8
Week 1113.215.2
Week 1210.8
Week 1312.76.7
Week 1427.3
Week 158.18.8
Week 166.99.3
Week 178.97.7
Player Targets Comparison
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
2019 Targets 
Week 179
Week 2610
Week 374
Week 45
Week 5169
Week 641
Week 784
Week 835
Week 949
Week 1024
Week 11122
Week 125
Week 1355
Week 145
Week 1572
Week 1664
Week 17115
Notes for Player Combination
  Austin EkelerA. Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
at KC, Sun 1pm EST
Le'Veon BellL. Bell
RB - NYJ
Le'Veon Bell
at BUF, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Donald Gibson
FantasyPros
Ekeler is a very strong RB2 option in Week 17 against a weak Chiefs run defense.Bell has a tough matchup, but his volume makes him a mid-level RB2.
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