Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Sony Michel or Austin Ekeler

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
vs. HOU, Sun 4pm EDT
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 6# 13-
Best Rank# 2# 8-
Worst Rank# 11# 18-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. HOU vs. NYJ-
Matchup Rank1822-
Matchup Rating-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att1415.3
Rush Yds83.766
Rush TD0.30.7
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total50.713.9-
Avg Game25.47.0-
Avg Projection15.113.1-
Week 217.312.5-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather84 F, Partly Cloudy77 F, Partly Cloudy-
    
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  Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND
12 rush, 58 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 96 yds, 2 td
vs. PIT
15 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DET
17 rush, 66 yds, 1 td
6 tar, 6 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
at MIA
21 rush, 85 yds, 1 td
Week 3 vs. HOU vs. NYJ
Week 4 at MIA at BUF
Week 5 vs. DEN at WAS
Week 6 vs. PIT vs. NYG
Week 7 at TEN at NYJ
Week 8 at CHI vs. CLE
Week 9 vs. GB at BAL
Week 10 at OAKBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. KC at PHI
Week 12BYE WEEK vs. DAL
Week 13 at DEN at HOU
Week 14 at JAC vs. KC
Week 15 vs. MIN at CIN
Week 16 vs. OAK vs. BUF
Week 17 at KC vs. MIA
  Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
vs. HOU, Sun 4pm EDT
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts13.819.7
Rush Yards59.681.4
Rush TDs0.60.8
   
Receiving
   
Receptions5.00.3
Rec Yards43.22.5
Rec TDs0.20.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points15.113.1
   
  Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2019 Points 
Week 133.41.4
Week 217.312.5
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  Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2019 Targets 
Week 170
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  Austin Ekeler
RB - LAC
Austin Ekeler
vs. HOU, Sun 4pm EDT
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
The Texans are 19th against fantasy running backs this year, Ekeler will continue to be a RB1 in RB Melvin Gordon's absence.The Jets are 16th against fantasy running backs this year, Michel should be running with a lead quite a bit in this game and he should have RB2 value.
Andrew Seifter
FantasyPros
Ekeler enters Week 3 as the highest-scoring running back in fantasy football, thanks in large part to his prolific role in the Chargers' passing game. This week he'll face off with the Texans, who gave up 40 receiving yards to Leonard Fournette last week and 72 receiving yards to Alvin Kamara in Week 1. Ekeler deserves to be treated as an elite, top-5 fantasy RB for this matchup.Michel is one of the more game script dependent players in fantasy football, and last week's game against Miami was the perfect example of a favorable game script for him. So is this week's contest with the Luke Falk-led Jets. Michel is going to be invisible at times when New England goes pass-heavy, but expect them to run Michel down the Jets' throat in Week 3.