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Atlanta, GA, USA; Carolina Panthers safety Mike Adams (29) pushes Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman (26) out of bounds during the first half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Player Team Week 9 Touches Season Total Average
James Conner PIT 31 189 23.6
Nick Chubb CLE 23 77 8.6
Dion Lewis TEN 23 125 15.6
Alvin Kamara NO 23 162 20.3
Christian McCaffrey CAR 22 158 19.8
Mike Davis SEA 22 84 10.5
Ezekiel Elliott DAL 21 177 22.1
Frank Gore MIA 21 111 12.3
Todd Gurley LAR 19 219 24.3
Phillip Lindsay DEN 19 131 14.6
James White NE 18 121 13.4
Tevin Coleman ATL 18 115 14.4
Kareem Hunt KC 18 154 19.1
Melvin Gordon LAC 17 138 19.7
Aaron Jones GB 16 66 9.4
Kerryon Johnson DET 15 113 14.1
LeSean McCoy BUF 14 105 15
Jordan Howard CHI 14 137 17.1
Isaiah Crowell NYJ 14 118 13.1
Lamar Miller HOU 14 138 17.3
Dalvin Cook MIN 14 59 14.8
Peyton Barber TB 13 112 14
Matt Breida SF 13 108 12
Nyheim Hines IND 13 99 11
Adrian Peterson WAS 12 148 18.5
Doug Martin OAK 12 58 7.3
Ito Smith ATL 11 62 8.9
Latavius Murray MIN 11 110 12.2
Alex Collins BAL 10 122 13.6
Chris Ivory BUF 10 82 9.1
Mark Ingram II NO 10 58 14.5
Jamaal Williams GB 9 80 10
Derrick Henry TEN 8 98 12.3
Chris Carson SEA 8 119 17
Tarik Cohen CHI 7 80 10
Kenyan Drake MIA 7 104 11.6
LeGarrette Blount DET 6 70 8.75
Javorius Allen BAL 6 74 8.2
Austin Ekeler LAC 4 59 8.4
Carlos Hyde CLE DNP 125 17.9
David Johnson ARI DNP 146 18.3
Chris Thompson WAS DNP 54 10.8
Joe Mixon CIN DNP 124 20.6
Marlon Mack IND DNP 72 18
Leonard Fournette JAX DNP 12 12
Sony Michel NE DNP 94 18.8
Royce Freeman DEN DNP 75 10.7
T.J.  Yeldon JAX DNP 118 14.8
Wendell Smallwood PHI DNP 85 12.1
Giovani Bernard CIN DNP 48 12
Corey Clement PHI DNP 83 11.9
Saquon Barkley NYG DNP 170 21.3
Marshawn Lynch OAK DNP 102 17

 

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Tevin Coleman

Coleman has always had the talent to become a great fantasy Running Back. It was only a matter of him getting enough volume to produce to his full potential, which he now has. It’s long been a staple of the Atlanta offense to feature two running backs, and with Freeman on IR, Ito Smith should continue to factor into the game plan. Coleman isn’t really built to handle 20+ rushing attempts anyway. But if he can see consistent passing game usage, it will solidify his RB2 floor and allow for more explosive RB1 weeks like the one we just saw. Coleman has a great matchup this week vs Cleveland. Over the last four weeks, the Browns have allowed an average of 5.4 yards per rush. Plug Coleman in your lineup and expect great production.

Mike Davis

With Chris Carson leaving the game this past week at halftime, it was time for Davis to handle the bulk of the workload in the Seattle backfield. He did not disappoint as he racked up seven catches for 45 yards to go along with his 15 carries for 62 yards. Davis is great in the passing game which is nice for fantasy owners to hear because regardless of the score, he will be getting touches. With his efficiency, now it’s about his volume. Well, the Seahawks are the only team in the NFL that has thrown the ball on fewer than half their offensive plays. They are also third in the league with 137.1 yards per game on the ground. Davis will be up against The Rams in Week 10. The Rams have allowed five touchdowns to running backs in their past two games against Green Bay and New Orleans. Seattle also has at least one running back either scoring or gaining at least 100 total yards in five of the past six games. Mike Davis is a top 20 RB as long as Carson is missing time.

 

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Kerryon Johnson

This past week Johnson had his worst performance since Week 1. He had 12 carries for 37 yards, as well as three catches for 7 yards on five targets. He should perform better this week at Chicago, but it might not be by much. Keep in mind that Johnson has just one touchdown on the season, which was in Week 4 at Dallas. And the Bears have yet to allow a touchdown to a running back on the ground this year. Chicago also has allowed just one running back to gain more than 60 rushing yards this season, which was Frank Gore in Week 6. Johnson is a flex option at best this week.

Corey Clement

Clement was a hot waiver-wire add a few weeks back, but he’s seen just 32 percent of the snaps and has averaged fewer touches per game than Wendell Smallwood since Week 6. This past week he had a total of three yards on four touches in the first half, and he was limited to one carry in the second half. With Josh Adams looking good and taking on a bigger role, it would not be surprising to see Clement fall out of the rotation. Eagles Running Backs draw a tough matchup against the Cowboys this week. Clement is a hard sell as even a flex starter.

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