Jordan Howard Fantasy Football Rankings, 2019 Projections, Analysis, More

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  • See our experts' fantasy football rankings, 2019 projections, analysis and more for Philadelphia Eagles running back Jordan Howard.

Second-round pick Miles Sanders has received most of the offseason hype, but we shouldn’t underestimate the possibility that Howard enters Week 1 as the Eagles’ lead early-down and goal-line back.

The only problem is that this role likely wouldn’t lead to a consistent dose of 15-plus touches per game. Head coach Doug Pederson has consistently utilized a committee backfield during his three seasons with the Eagles when he’s had a multiple one-dimensional backs.

Sanders might have enough three-down ability to overcome this historical trend, but Howard’s best-case scenario looks like a capable early-season option who will continue to be more game-script dependent than his fantasy investors would prefer. Ian Hartitz

Note: Rankings and projections are as of July 1. For our experts’ most recent updates, check out our fantasy football tools.

2019 Jordan Howard’s Fantasy Football Rankings

Here are Sean Koerner’s, Chris Raybon’s and Matthew Freedman’s consensus rankings by scoring format.

  • PPR: No. 104 overall | No. 41 RB
  • Half-Point PPR: No. 95 overall | No. 39 RB
  • Standard: No. 88 overall | No. 35 RB

2019 Projections

Here are our experts’ aggregate projections for top-level stats.

  • Rushing: 152 carries | 644 yards | 5 touchdowns
  • Receiving: 17 receptions | 128 yards | 0.5 touchdowns

2018 Stats

  • Rushing: 250 car | 935 yds | 58.4 yds/g | 9 TDs
  • Receiving: 20 rec | 145 yds | 9.1 yds/g | 0 TDs
  • Fantasy ranks: RB20 PPR | RB20 0.5 PPR | RB20 std

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