Who Should I Start? Rex Burkhead or Ezekiel Elliott

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
3.5 13.5 0.1 0.9 6.4 0.0

Rex Burkhead News

Shares top spot with Mack

Tuesday, August 9, 4:00 PM

Burkhead and Marlon Mack are both listed as the top running backs on the unofficial depth chart entering Saturday's preseason opener against the Saints, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
15.6 70.0 0.6 2.6 18.6 0.1

Ezekiel Elliott News

Likely won't play in preseason

Friday, August 5, 7:00 AM

Elliott isn't expected to suit up for any of the Cowboys' preseason games, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports. "This is my seventh year (in the NFL). I've seen a lot of football. I don't think I need a preseason game, especially with the joint practices (with the Broncos and Chargers)," Elliott said this week.

Rex Burkhead vs. Ezekiel Elliott

Still trying to decide between Burkhead and Elliott? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Rex Burkhead is projected to score 3.5 points this week while Ezekiel Elliott is projected to score 15.6 points.

Images provided by Icon Sportswire.