Fantasy Soccer: How excessive ought to Alexander Mattison’s ADP rise after Dalvin Cook dinner launch?
Now that the Minnesota Vikings will formally half methods with Dalvin Cook dinner, to what stratosphere will Alexander Mattison’s fantasy ADP go?
It won’t be official till afterward Friday, however after an offseason of hypothesis, it’s taking place. The Minnesota Vikings are set to cut Dalvin Cook, and go along with Alexander Mattison as their new lead again.
The Vikings tipped their hand after they re-signed Mattison, on a two-year deal besides. Extra not too long ago, head coach Kevin O’Connell referred to the 25-year old in every-down again phrases.
It’s been actually good to see Alex Mattison take a number of extra reps and actually present that each one three-down kinda possession that he’s been able to for a very long time, O’Connell stated.
To say Mattison has recent legs getting into his fifth NFL season is perhaps an understatement. He has 474 touches in his profession, averaging lower than 119 touches per season as Cook dinner’s backup.
In 5 profession video games the place he has had 20 or extra carries, Mattison has run for 112, 95, 112, 113 and 90 yards respectively. In these 5 contests, he had greater than 16 PPR fantasy factors with a minimum of three receptions in every and greater than 20 PPR factors 4 instances.
Alternative is king in fantasy soccer, and Mattison has it clearly proper in entrance of him now. Ty Chandler, Kene Nwangwu and DeWayne McBride don’t appear to be enormous threats to him getting 17-20 touches per sport. The goal-line work ought to be his.
Fantasy Soccer 2023: How excessive will Alexander Mattison’s ADP go after Dalvin Cook dinner launch?
Within the wake of Cook dinner being gone, Mattison’s title is heating up in fantasy circles after percolating on a again burner for months as Cook dinner’s standing in Minnesota was drawn into query. Those that have him in dynasty leagues might have a sell-high second.
However we’re centered on Mattison’s 2023 ADP (Common Draft Place) from right here on out, the place it’s and the place it might go.
ADP knowledge can fluctuate, based mostly on supply and naturally scoring system. However let’s lean to present Yahoo! ADP and 0.5-point PPR (h/t to Fantasy Pros) to attempt to get a viable knowledge level.
Seemingly with a slight enhance already after the Cook dinner information, as of Friday morning, Mattison sits at RB29 and No. 81 total in Yahoo! 0.5-point PPR. That’s mid-RB3 territory, and a seventh-round choose, in a 12-team league.
Mattison’s ADP rise ought to degree off in RB2 territory, perhaps within the top-20 amongst working backs, and someplace within the fourth spherical in a 12-team league. Taking him any increased than that’s pushing towards relying on him reaching his absolute ceiling. Which is a RB1 end, and is inside the vary of outcomes for him. He simply shouldn’t be drafted as an RB1.