Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Mark Ingram or Jay Ajayi

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  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
at TB, Sun 4pm EST
Jay Ajayi
RB - PHI
Jay Ajayi
vs. DAL, Sun 1pm EST
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 3-
Best Rank# 1-
Worst Rank# 18-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at MIN at WAS-
Matchup Rank265-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att22.829.4
Rush Yds83.6133.8
Rush TD0.60.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total196.2188.3-
Avg Game12.312.6-
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  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
Jay Ajayi
RB - PHI
Jay Ajayi
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at MIN
6 rush, 17 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
at WAS
Week 2 vs. NE
8 rush, 52 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
at KC
28 rush, 122 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at CAR
14 rush, 56 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
vs. NYG
11 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at MIA
14 rush, 45 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 4 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
at LAC
12 rush, 46 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 5BYE WEEK vs. ARI
25 rush, 77 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. DET
25 rush, 114 yds, 2 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
at CAR
26 rush, 130 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at GB
22 rush, 105 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. WAS
23 rush, 51 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 26 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. CHI
18 rush, 75 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
vs. SF
13 rush, 23 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. TB
16 rush, 77 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
vs. DEN
8 rush, 77 yds, 1 td
Week 10 at BUF
21 rush, 131 yds, 3 td
BYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. WAS
11 rush, 134 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
at DAL
7 rush, 91 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 12 at LAR
11 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
5 rush, 26 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. CAR
14 rush, 85 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 37 yds, 0 td
at SEA
9 rush, 35 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at ATL
12 rush, 49 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 43 yds, 0 td
at LAR
15 rush, 78 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 1 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. NYJ
12 rush, 74 yds, 2 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
at NYG
12 rush, 49 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. ATL
13 rush, 44 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
vs. OAK
14 rush, 52 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 21 yds, 1 td
Week 17 at TB vs. DAL
  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
Jay Ajayi
RB - PHI
Jay Ajayi
2016 Points 
Week 18.7
Week 24.72.5
Week 318.78.8
Week 416.54.6
Week 510.2
Week 66.032.7
Week 712.227.6
Week 8-1.5
Week 929.119.0
Week 106.38.0
Week 117.58.4
Week 1228.711.6
Week 135.38.7
Week 142.36.3
Week 159.25.1
Week 1623.326.9
Week 1719.27.9
  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
Jay Ajayi
RB - PHI
Jay Ajayi
2017 Targets 
Week 15
Week 252
Week 343
Week 481
Week 53
Week 653
Week 754
Week 864
Week 910
Week 100
Week 1141
Week 1232
Week 1374
Week 1452
Week 1562
Week 1633
Week 174
  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
at TB, Sun 4pm EST
Jay Ajayi
RB - PHI
Jay Ajayi
vs. DAL, Sun 1pm EST
OUT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Ingram should see a lot of carries with the Saints trying to clinch the NFC South and the Buccaneers are 24th against fantasy running backs. Ingram is a RB1 this week. 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Ingram was the more productive Saints running back on Sunday against the Falcons, totaling just 66 yards but finding the end zone. The Saints need to win (or have the Panthers lose) to clinch their division on Sunday against the Bucs, so expect business as usual for the Saints. The Bucs have struggled to stop the run this season, leaving Ingram as an elite option, as he almost always is.Ajayi's role has continued to grow, and he gained 73 total yards and a touchdown in Week 16 against the Raiders. With the No. 1 seed locked up, it's likely that the Eagles will rest some of their starters next weekend against the Cowboys. Ajayi will probably see a few snaps, but it's unlikely that they will be meaningful. Wait for word from Philadelphia this week, but don't plan on starting Ajayi if you play through Week 17.