Wendell Smallwood Is Not Projected to See Consistent Snaps and Is Not a Viable Fantasy Option

DRAFT ADVICE AND POSITION RANK

Wendell Smallwood is not projected to be worth a roster spot. His 11 projected fantasy points puts him at #138 behind Josh Adams and ahead of Myles Gaskin. He has averaged 5.96 fantasy points in his past 15 games, which is more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 0.7 fantasy points. He is less valuable in PPR leagues where he is the #141 ranked running back. Wendell Smallwood is expected to come up short of last season's #40 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RB RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2018
#136 Bryce Love (1% OWN)11.9 FP, 0.74 per game0 per game (#116)
#137 Josh Adams (72% OWN)11.5 FP, 0.72 per game75 FP, 13 gp, 5.8 per game (#53)
#138 Wendell Smallwood (18% OWN)10.7 FP, 0.67 per game89 FP, 15 gp, 6 per game (#51)
#139 Myles Gaskin10.7 FP, 0.67 per game89 FP, 15 gp, 6 per game (#51)
#140 Roosevelt Nix9.5 FP, 0.59 per game89 FP, 15 gp, 6 per game (#51)

These projections power SportsLine's Computer Picks and Fantasy Data. But for contest winning DFS optimal lineups by top experts like Mike McClure visit SportsLine's new Daily Fantasy Hub.

WEEK 1 AND 2 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Wendell Smallwood is projected for 0.7 fantasy points in week 1 which only ranks him as the #133 projected running back and not a fantasy relevant player for the week. This is a typical week for him with a FP projection that is the same as his projected per game average over the rest of the season. He is ranked above Myles Gaskin but behind Ricky Ortiz. Week 2 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#132). He is projected for 0.7 fantasy points.

WEEK 1 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#131 Josh Adams (72% OWN)0.74 FP0.72 FP
#132 Ricky Ortiz0.71 FP0.84 FP
#133 Wendell Smallwood (18% OWN)0.69 FP0.67 FP
#134 Myles Gaskin0.6 FP0.67 FP
#135 Boston Scott0.59 FP0.57 FP
WEEK 2 RB RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#130 John Kelly (12% OWN)0.74 FP0.86 FP
#131 Patrick DiMarco0.72 FP0.75 FP
#132 Wendell Smallwood (18% OWN)0.71 FP0.67 FP
#133 Myles Gaskin0.71 FP0.67 FP
#134 Bryce Love (1% OWN)0.67 FP0.74 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

WENDELL SMALLWOODFPPPRRUSHYDTDRECRECYD
2019 Projection10.712.413.755.90.51.815.0
-- Per Game (16 Proj)0.670.780.863.50.030.110.94
Week 1 vs WAS0.690.800.873.70.030.110.96
Week 2 @ATL0.710.830.853.90.030.120.95
2018 Season8911787364328230
-- Per Game (15 GP)6.07.85.824.30.201.8715.3