DAILY FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND PLAY OR FADE ADVICE
He is a better value on FanDuel than on DraftKings based on position specific points per dollar calculations. He is projected for 17.2 FD points and is worth +$1285 more than $8.9K on FD. On DK he is projected for 20.1 points and is worth +$849 more than $7.9K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.
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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK
Based on our latest projection, you can expect Derrick Henry to be an elite fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 155 projected fantasy points puts him at #2 behind Dalvin Cook and ahead of Alvin Kamara. He has averaged 18.55 fantasy points in his past 39 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 17.3 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#3) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #4 ranked running back. He is owned in 100% of fantasy leagues so everyone expects him to be an elite running back. He is projected to live up to these high expectations. Derrick Henry is expected to come up slightly short of this season-to-date's #1 fantasy position rank.
DERRICK HENRY WEEK 9 AND 10 FANTASY OUTLOOK
Derrick Henry is projected for 16.6 fantasy points which is good enough to be the #3 ranked running back and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a slightly below average week with fewer fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Christian McCaffrey but behind Chase Edmonds. His projected rank in Week 10 is the same as it is in Week 9. He is projected for 16.2 fantasy points.
FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS
The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.