Latavius Murray and the New Orleans Saints (11-4) hit the road for a NFC South showdown against the Carolina Panthers (5-10) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Bank of America Stadium.

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Week 17 Projections

Murray is projected to score 7.4 fantasy points (1-point PPR) in Week 17 against Carolina. The Panthers are the 17th-ranked team in fantasy points allowed and 24th-ranked against backs. There are better plays than Murray at RB this week, he ranks just 31st among running backs for the upcoming slate of games. The Panthers are 16th in rushing defense, allowing 118.3 yards per game.

Running Back Projected Fantasy Ranks for Week 17
Rank Name Week 17 Projected Fantasy Points
1 Derrick Henry 18.2
2 Dalvin Cook 16.5
3 Alvin Kamara 16
30 Devin Singletary 7.8
31 Latavius Murray 7.4
32 Chase Edmonds 7.4

Projected fantasy points and data in this article reflect data from SportsData.io as of December 28, 2020, 6:20 AM ET.

Season Fantasy Ranking

Murray is the 95th-highest scoring player overall in fantasy football this season, ranking just seven spots below his average draft position of 88. He heads into the game as the 26th-ranked running back, 14 spots higher than his No. 40 ADP among RBs. On the field, Murray has carried the ball 146 times for 656 yards (4.5 yards per carry) and scored four touchdowns.

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Latavius Murray Weekly Performance

Week Opponent Opp. Pos. Rank Fantasy Points
16 MIN 17 9.6
15 KC 15 8.9
14 PHI 14 0.7
13 ATL 4 1.7
12 DEN 15 24.6
11 ATL 4 8.5
10 SF 2 5.7
9 TB 8 4.2
8 CHI 14 3.1
7 CAR 27 5.6
5 LAC 5 5.7
4 DET 27 20.3
3 GB 23 6.5
2 LV 26 3.3
1 TB 1 (2019) 4.8

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