Charbonnet or Mattison full ppr week 8?

It looks like Ken walker is probably gonna miss this week.

So, who would you start in Full ppr league??

Charbonnet vs Browns

Mattison @ Packers

I would go Charbonnet BUT wait until game time to confirm.

Mattison. Walker is playing, but both he and Charbs have a tough matchup.


Despite Walker’s obvious talent following a 1,215-scrimmage-yard, nine-touchdown campaign as a rookie, the Seahawks went back to the running back well in 2023, drafting UCLA’s Zach Charbonnet with the 52nd overall pick. It felt like the epitome of a luxury pick, especially considering a lack of involvement in the offense early on in his rookie season as the team favored Walker. Week 8 marked a shift in that regard, however, as Charbonnet’s 59% offensive snap share exceeded Walker’s for the first time this season. It didn’t amount to a heavy workload, totaling just five carries on the day for 53 yards while catching each of his two targets for another 11 yards through the air. Still – it was an encouraging sign to see him earn time on the field, and even more encouraging (especially for dynasty managers) to hear HC Pete Carroll’s glowing comments about him as a player following the game.

Walker’s fantasy managers may be in panic mode coming out of Week 9, but it’s worth a reminder that Charbonnet and Walker are two very different types of running backs. Walker’s efficiency and speed make it such that he doesn’t need as significant a workload as other less-efficient backs. Charbonnet is also a bit of a tackle-breaker himself, albeit more thanks to creativity as a runner and a size/strength advantage. Both are incredibly talented backs, but the difference in their skill sets makes it such that they may be able to coexist, even if that does cause a bit of unrest among fantasy managers.

Zach Charbonnet: Last week, Charbonnet led the backfield with 59% of the snaps played with seven touches and 64 total yards. Charbonnet is a monster, and he’s proving that already. Among 65 qualifying backs, he ranks third in explosive run rate, 19th in missed tackles forced, and ninth in yards after contact per attempt. He could lead the backfield again this week if Walker is at less than full health or somehow sits. I’ll update his outlook on Friday.