During the six-week stretch (from Week 2 until Week 7) in which he was operating as L.A.'s lead back in 2020, Henderson ranked as Fantasy's RB13. He averaged 16.5 touches and 86 scrimmage yards in those games. He finished as a top-12 Fantasy RB in half of the games during that six-week stretch and was a top-24 Fantasy RB in all but one week.
Henderson's 2021 output could be even better than in 2020; L.A.'s offense should be improved with Matthew Stafford at QB, and he'll no longer be splitting reps with Malcolm Brown. There's no guarantee that he'll hold onto the starting job all season, but without a clear replacement option waiting to take the starting gig, Henderson seems like a clear value with an average draft position of RB19 heading into 2021.
Henderson is a clear top-20 Fantasy RB pick for season-long leagues, but just how high should he be ranked at the position in Dynasty formats with Cam Akers likely to make a return in 2022?
SportsLine Fantasy Football analyst Jacob Gibbs provides a data-driven deep dive to answer that question and address anything that stood out from his advanced statistical profile. These player profiles are just a small part of the advanced analytical prep Gibbs is providing for SportsLine users heading into the 2021 Fantasy football season -- if you want an easy way to keep up with all of the information that will be published this spring and summer, this Advanced Fantasy Football Stat Guide will be updated with links to each article as they go live.
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