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Cordarrelle Patterson - Fantasy Points Outlook

Basic StatsCordarrelle Patterson's Basic Stats

Cordarrelle Patterson
ADP: N/A
Bye: 14
Experience: 9 Yr(s)
Age: 31.8
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 238
40 Time: 4.42
Burst Score (Rank): 126.90 (87%)
Agility Score (Rank): 11.68 (21%)
Three Cone Drill (Rank): 7.28

Cordarrelle Patterson's Weekly Outlook

Week 21 Projections
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Cordarrelle Patterson's 2022 Projections & Outlook

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#34 Running Back

125.7 Projected Points

ADP Rush Atts Rush Yds Rush TDs 100 Fum Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs
Not Available 137.1 514.7 4 1.1 1.9 40 407.9 2.2

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Basic StatsCordarrelle Patterson's Preseason Player Analysis

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What You Need to Know:
  • Patterson posted a 153-618-6 rushing line and 52-548-5 receiving in 16 games last season.
  • He ranked 10th among RBs in PPR points and 12th in non-PPR.
    • He overachieved his usage, which landed him 17th at the position in expected PPR points and 21st in expected non-PPR points.
  • Patterson played 62% of his offensive snaps in the backfield, 21% out wide and 17% in the slot or inline.
  • He ranked 5th among RBs in targets (68), 6th in catches, 2nd in receiving yards and 3rd in receiving TDs.
    • Among 49 RBs with 30+ targets last year, Patterson finished 2nd in both Pro Football Focus receiving grade and yards per route run – behind only Christian McCaffrey.
  • He wasn’t nearly as effective as a runner, ranking 44th in PFF rushing grade and 30th in Elusive Rating among 50 RBs with 100+ carries.
  • It was a rare 30-year-old, 9th-year breakout from Patterson.
    • He spent his first 8 NFL seasons as a return man, gadget player and part-time WR.
    • Patterson totaled 216 catches for 2,087 yards across those 8 years but only twice topped 33 catches and never topped 469 receiving yards.
    • He reached 20 carries in only 2 of those 8 seasons, with his best lines coming in New England in 2018 (42-228-1) and Chicago in 2020 (64-232-1).
  • Patterson missed Week 11 with an ankle injury, and his production tailed off late last season.
    • Over the final 4 games, he totaled 71 yards and 1 TDs on 31 carries (2.3 YPC) and 6 catches on 7 targets for 29 yards (4.8 YPC).
    • He ranked outside the top 50 RBs in PPR and non-PPR points over that stretch.
  • Patterson turned 31 in March.
  • The Falcons allowed Patterson to hit free agency in March but eventually re-signed him to a 2-year, $10.5 million contract with $5 million guaranteed. Patterson ranks 18th among RBs in average annual salary.
  • Atlanta did not re-sign RB Mike Davis, who tallied 138 carries and 58 targets last year.
  • The only additions the Falcons made to the backfield: Damien Williams on a 1-year, $1.6 million deal and rookie Tyler Allgeier with a 5th-round pick.
  • HC Arthur Smith returns for his 2nd season in Atlanta. The 2021 Falcons ranked:
    • 29th in total yards
    • 26th in points
    • 29th in rush attempts
    • 31st in rush yards
    • 27th in rush TDs
  • The Falcons traded QB Matt Ryan to the Colts in March. They signed QB Marcus Mariota in free agency and then grabbed QB Desmond Ridder in Round 3 of this year’s draft.
  • The 2021 Falcons ranked 6th in PFF’s run-blocking grades but just 20th in Football Outsiders’ Adjusted Line Yards.
    • They return the same 5 starters in 2022: LT Jake Matthews, LG Jalen Mayfield, C Matt Hennessy, RG Chris Lindstrom and RT Kaleb McGary.
  • DraftKings sports book has Atlanta’s over/under win total set at 5. Only the Texans have a lower total.
Draft Sharks Bottom Line:

Patterson was 1 of the biggest surprises of the 2021 season, racking up 618 rushing yards, 548 receiving yards and 11 total TDs. He finished 10th among RBs in PPR points and 12th in non-PPR.

Patterson tailed off late last year and turned 31 in March. But it was a good offseason for him, with Atlanta losing RB Mike Davis and only adding RBs Tyler Allgeier and Damien Williams.

Patterson should again play a big role in Atlanta’s passing game and figures to get plenty of carries, too. He’s a fine RB3 target, with more value in PPR leagues.

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Tyler Allgeier, RB ATL

4:22pm EST 1/1/23

Allgeier dominates carries, finds end zone

Falcons RB Tyler Allgeier racked up 20 carries for 83 yards and a TD in Sunday's win over the Cardinals. He more than doubled RB Cordarrelle Patterson (9) in rushing attempts but watched Patterson control the receiving. Patterson caught a team-high 6 passes -- on a team-high-tying 8 targets -- for 42 yards. Patterson added a ground TD on 9-42 rushing. Atlanta closes out against a Buccaneers defense that has been a negative matchup for RB scoring but a neutral matchup for rushing overall (4.5 yards per carry allowed to RBs). Tampa Bay also might not have much to play for after clinching the NFC South title with a Week 17 win. Allgeier has claimed 17+ carries in 3 straight games.

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Falcons RB Tyler Allgeier once again the team in rushing for Sunday's loss to the Ravens. He rushed 18 times for 74 yards (4.1 per carry), compared with just 8-17 for RB Cordarrelle Patterson (2.1). Allgeier also beat his backfield mate in targets (5-1), receptions (4-1) and receiving yards (43-14). The rookie will be an intriguing play in Week 17 against a Cardinals defense that entered this week as the 5th most friendly RB-scoring matchup by our adjusted fantasy points allowed.

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Falcons RB Cordarrelle Patterson did not practice on Wednesday as part of a veteran rest day. There is no concern about him missing Saturday's Week 16 game vs. the Ravens at this point. We'll keep an eye on this one for good measure just in case.

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Falcons RB Caleb Huntley will miss the rest of the season with an Achilles injury that will require surgery, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. That also figures to threaten Huntley's availability for the start of the 2023 campaign. Huntley had been phased out recently, averaging just 1.8 carries over Atlanta's last 4 games, so his absence is just a slight boost for RBs Cordarrelle Patterson and Tyler Allgeier.

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Falcons rookie RB Tyler Allgeier racked up 139 yards and a TD on a team-high 17 carries in Sunday's loss to the Saints. He edged RB Cordarrelle Patterson by 3 carries and trailed Patterson 3-1 in targets. Patterson took his 14 rushes for 52 yards (3.7 per attempt) and a TD. He caught just 1 of his 3 targets for no gain. Week 16 holds a terrible rushing matchup with the Ravens, who entered the week 7th in our adjusted fantasy points allowed to RBs -- and have played even better more recently. A Week 17 matchup with Arizona looks much friendlier to Atlanta rushing.

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Cordarrelle Patterson, RB ATL
Dynasty MVP 51.4
Position Rank #70 RB
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