Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Mark Ingram or Le'Veon Bell

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  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
at TB, Sun 4pm EST
Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EST
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 3# 46-
Best Rank# 1# 1-
Worst Rank# 18# 55-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at MIN at CLE-
Matchup Rank262-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att22.829.2
Rush Yds83.697.9
Rush TD0.60.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total196.2242.4-
Avg Game12.320.2-
Avg Projection14.97.8-
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  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at MIN
6 rush, 17 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
at CLE
10 rush, 32 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 3 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. NE
8 rush, 52 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
vs. MIN
27 rush, 87 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 4 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at CAR
14 rush, 56 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 2 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
at CHI
15 rush, 61 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 37 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at MIA
14 rush, 45 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 4 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
at BAL
35 rush, 144 yds, 2 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 42 yds, 0 td
Week 5BYE WEEK vs. JAC
15 rush, 47 yds, 0 td
10 tar, 10 rec, 46 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. DET
25 rush, 114 yds, 2 td
5 tar, 5 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
at KC
32 rush, 179 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 3 rec, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at GB
22 rush, 105 yds, 1 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. CIN
35 rush, 134 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 58 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. CHI
18 rush, 75 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
at DET
25 rush, 76 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. TB
16 rush, 77 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 10 at BUF
21 rush, 131 yds, 3 td
at IND
26 rush, 80 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 32 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. WAS
11 rush, 134 yds, 1 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
vs. TEN
12 rush, 46 yds, 0 td
11 tar, 9 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
Week 12 at LAR
11 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
20 rush, 95 yds, 0 td
14 tar, 12 rec, 88 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. CAR
14 rush, 85 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 37 yds, 0 td
at CIN
18 rush, 76 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 106 yds, 1 td
Week 14 at ATL
12 rush, 49 yds, 0 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 43 yds, 0 td
vs. BAL
13 rush, 48 yds, 2 td
10 tar, 9 rec, 77 yds, 1 td
Week 15 vs. NYJ
12 rush, 74 yds, 2 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 77 yds, 0 td
vs. NE
24 rush, 117 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 5 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. ATL
13 rush, 44 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
at HOU
14 rush, 69 yds, 1 td
8 tar, 5 rec, 28 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at TB vs. CLE
  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
at TB, Sun 4pm EST
Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EST
OUT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts16.48.1
Rush Yards75.037.2
Rush TDs0.80.3
   
Receiving
   
Receptions3.62.2
Rec Yards26.817.1
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points14.97.8
   
  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
2016 Points 
Week 18.7
Week 24.7
Week 318.7
Week 416.517.8
Week 515.4
Week 66.012.8
Week 712.214.9
Week 8-1.5
Week 929.17.0
Week 106.325.4
Week 117.526.1
Week 1228.720.2
Week 135.316.2
Week 142.347.8
Week 159.213.1
Week 1623.325.7
Week 1719.2
  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
2017 Targets 
Week 156
Week 254
Week 347
Week 486
Week 510
Week 656
Week 753
Week 863
Week 91
Week 1006
Week 11411
Week 12314
Week 1376
Week 14510
Week 1566
Week 1638
Week 174
  Mark Ingram
RB - NO
Mark Ingram
at TB, Sun 4pm EST
Le'Veon Bell
RB - PIT
Le'Veon Bell
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EST
OUT
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 Bell might play this weekend, but even if he does, it will more than likely be short-lived, as the Patriots are expected to wrap up homefield advantage against the Jets. As crazy as it sounds, you should plan on not using Bell this weekend.
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
 Reported to be sitting in week 17
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.Bell had only 47 yards from scrimmage the last time these teams played in Week 1, but that was in Week 1 with Bell having missed the entire preseason. Bell should be an elite 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.