Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the RB position. The best rating is +16 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the worst rating is -16 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
He started in place of the injured DeAngelo Williams (thigh) last week. Although Stewart found the end zone, he averaged just 2.5 yards per carry against a tough Detroit Lions front seven. Williams is expected to return to his starting gig, so Stewart will slide back into his change-of-pace duties. Although the Pittsburgh Steelers defense has ceded the ninth-most fantasy points to opposing runners, Stewart's role in Carolina's unpredictable committee backfield limits him to weak fantasy RB4 value.
Once considered a rising star in the fantasy realm of running backs Stewart has seen his career derailed by lower body injuries that have caused him to miss 17 games in the last two years. He underwent surgery on both of his ankles prior to last season and then suffered an MCL tear in Week 14. While still only 27 years old, the injuries have taken their toll on Stewart as he has averaged only 3.6 yards per carry over his past 15 games. He is stuck in a running back by committee with DeAngelo Williams on a team where quarterback Cam Newton and fullback Mike Tolbert vulture the majority of rushing touchdowns. Don't get carried away by the reports that Stewart looked great during spring practices, as we'll need to see him stay healthy once the hitting starts.
Luke is becoming an elite player. Cam is regressing. Hopefully Gettleman will eventually draft a real QB. He will likely replace Rivera at the end of the season and bring in his own coaching staff. I like this guy and think he will build us a great ...
4 minutes ago - by Steve Reed - LB Gaither out of Sunday's game, Williams to start
LB Omar Gaither , who has a sprained MCL, is out for Sunday's game. WLB Jason Williams starts in his place. Panthers RapidReports
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