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Experts' Pick
 
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EDT
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Sep 20th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 19# 30-
Best Rank# 6# 19-
Worst Rank# 37# 50-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. CAR vs. MIN-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. RBs perform better than their average vs CARThis is a 2 star matchup. RBs perform close to their average vs MIN-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att15.516
Rush Yds66.579
Rush TD1.50.5
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total8.219.3-
Avg Game8.219.3-
Avg Projection11.47.8-
Week 18.219.3-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather84 F, ClearIndoor-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at NO
17 rush, 66 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 16 yds, 0 td
at JAC
7 rush, 28 yds, 1 td
8 tar, 8 rec, 45 yds, 1 td
Week 2 vs. CAR vs. MIN
Week 3 at DEN vs. NYJ
Week 4 vs. LAC at CHI
Week 5 at CHI at CLE
Week 6 vs. GB vs. CIN
Week 7 at LVBYE WEEK
Week 8 at NYG at DET
Week 9 vs. NO vs. BAL
Week 10 at CAR at TEN
Week 11 vs. LAR vs. GB
Week 12 vs. KC vs. TEN
Week 13BYE WEEK at HOU
Week 14 vs. MIN at LV
Week 15 at ATL vs. HOU
Week 16 at DET at PIT
Week 17 vs. ATL vs. JAC
Player Projections Comparison
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EDT
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts14.86.6
Rush Yards61.226.3
Rush TDs0.60.2
   
Receiving
   
Receptions2.13.9
Rec Yards17.830.9
Rec TDs0.10.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.47.8
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
2020 Points 
Week 18.219.3
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Total8.219.3
Average8.219.3
Player Targets Comparison
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
2020 Targets 
Week 138
Week 221
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Notes for Player Combination
  Ronald Jones IIR. Jones
RB - TB
Ronald Jones II
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EDT
Nyheim HinesN. Hines
RB - IND
Nyheim Hines
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 Hines rushed seven times for 28 yards and one score, tacking on eight catches for 45 yards and another touchdown last week. I could see 15 touches every week with Mack going on IR. The TD's won't be consistent, but looks like I missed on Hines this year.
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
 Hines was a great waiver-wire add for Week 2, but he won't be as good this week as he was in his last time out. Hines only logged 15 touches against the Jaguars, and most of his fantasy value came from the pair of touchdowns that he scored. Hines won't keep scoring at that rate, so his value will depend on receptions and yardage. He's a decent RB2/flex option in PPR formats, but I wouldn't start him in standard-scoring leagues.
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
The Panthers' defense is going to be one of my favorites to target all season long for running backs as their front seven is one of the weakest in the NFL. Josh Jacobs came through in this matchup with an RB1 performance last week, and while Jones likely doesn't have that type of upside this week, he could finish as a top-ten guy. Leonard Fournette and LeSean McCoy were brought in over the offseason, but this is still Jones's backfield for the time being. He could see close to 20 touches in this matchup as the Bucs should be playing with a lead and I expect him to finish as a strong RB2.Nyheim Hines was surprisingly involved in Week 1 as he had 7 carries and 8 catches on 8 targets, scoring two touchdowns and finishing as the RB8 on the week. He won't do that every week, and there's a good chance that's his best game this season, but he's going to continue to be a massive factor in the passing game for Philip Rivers. With Marlon Mack out of the lineup, Hines will see the field enough to make him a solid RB2 this week. Give him a bump in PPR leagues as well.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Jones is creeping up into must-start territory with this matchup. While the Saints defense held Jones in check, he still ripped off some decent runs and looked like a much-improved back as compared to previous seasons. This Panthers defense just saw Jacobs rumble in for three touchdowns against them and there's a very good chance that we see Tampa lean on the run game in this one. Jones could easily finish as a top-15 option this week and he deserves to be started everywhere that you can.Hines burst onto the scene last week and appears to be a key fantasy football contributor moving forward. Hines should remain heavily involved through the receiving game and we've seen how easily he can turn that opportunity into a score. Hines is a great RB3/FLEX option this week that gets a slight boost in Full PPR leagues.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Go ahead and admit it to yourself: Ronald Jones looked extremely good in Week 1. His 3.88 yards per carry may not seem like a ton, but he continually fought for every yard he got against a tough Saints defense. He led the backfield with 19 touches and 33 snaps, while Fournette ended with six touches and nine snaps. LeSean McCoy was in on 21 passing plays, but given the expected gamescript, this should be a run-heavy game for the Bucs. The Panthers defense has now allowed a preposterous 30 rushing touchdowns in their last 17 games. Over their last six games, there hasn't been a single backfield that's totaled fewer than 29 touches. They've averaged a massive 32.3 touches per game in that time. In the matchups last year, Jones and Peyton Barber combined to rush for 132 yards and three touchdowns on just 40 carries against them, and that was before they lost seven starters on defense. There are still nightmares in the back of our minds with Barber last year when Jones seemed like the clear-cut starter, so we shouldn't be automatically saying Jones is a top-12 start or anything, but given what we saw in Week 1, he should be started as an RB2 with top-five upside in this plus-matchup.With Hines, you should view him as a Tarik Cohen/James White-type running back that has Austin Ekeler possibilities. Because of that, he should be started as a high-end RB3 with a solid floor.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Panthers were torched by the Las Vegas Raiders last week on the ground. Jones is not the same back as Josh Jacobs, but he is a solid RB2 with upside in a great matchup.Hines is going to see more action with Marlon Mack gone for the season and he had two touchdowns last week. Hines is a good flex option as the third down back for the Colts.