Le’Veon Bell and the Kansas City Chiefs (14-1) head into a matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers (6-9) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Arrowhead Stadium on a 10-game winning streak. Sportsbooks have set the total for the game at 44 points with Kansas City as a 3.5-point underdog.

Le’Veon Bell Week 17 Injury Status

Status: Questionable
Injury: Knee
Last updated on 12/30/2020 at 2:57 a.m. EST

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Week 17 Projections

Bell is projected to score 8.1 fantasy points (1-point PPR) in Week 17 against Los Angeles. The Chargers are the 18th-ranked team in fantasy points allowed and 14th-ranked against backs. There are better plays than Bell at RB this week, he ranks 32nd among running backs for the upcoming week of games. The Chargers are 21st in the NFL in rushing defense, allowing 124.4 yards per game.

Running Back Projected Fantasy Ranks for Week 17
Rank Name Week 17 Projected Fantasy Points
1 Derrick Henry 18.8
2 Dalvin Cook 18.4
3 Alvin Kamara 15
31 Gus Edwards 8.3
32 Le’Veon Bell 8.1
33 James Conner 7.5

Projected fantasy points and data in this article reflect data from SportsData.io as of December 30, 2020, 6:20 AM ET.

Season Fantasy Ranking

Bell is the 227th-highest scoring player overall in fantasy football this season, ranking 189 spots lower than his average draft position of 38. He enters the matchup as the 65th-ranked running back, 49 spots lower than his No. 16 ADP among RBs. Over the course of the season, Bell rushed 63 times
for 254 yards (4 yards per carry), scored two touchdowns and zero fumbles lost.

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Le’Veon Bell Weekly Performance

Week Opponent Opp. Pos. Rank Fantasy Points
16 ATL 5 3.9
15 NO 1 13.6
14 MIA 11 3.5
13 DEN 22 5.5
12 TB 3 3.2
11 LV 28 9.6
9 CAR 29 0.3
8 NYJ 25 3.8
7 DEN 1 3.9
6 BUF 14 0
5 ARI 27 6.7
1 BUF 18 (2019) 4.6

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