Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s Dynasty Value | Fantasy Outlook, Ranking, and More

After four disappointing years, what is Clyde Edwards-Helaire's dynasty value heading into the 2024 NFL offseason as an unrestricted free agent?

The ripple effect of dynasty fantasy football managers who invested the top overall rookie pick in Kansas City Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire back in 2020 — over the likes of Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson, Indianapolis Colts RB Jonathan Taylor, and Dallas Cowboys WR CeeDee Lamb — can still be felt to this day.

What is Edwards-Helaire’s current dynasty value as an unrestricted free agent heading into the 2024 NFL offseason?

Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s Dynasty Outlook

Edwards-Helaire’s four-year totals with the Chiefs can be outright depressing when comparing it to the sky-high expectations many had for him after Kansas City selected him with a late first-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

His 2,610 total yards and 19 total TDs can be a colossal disappointment, considering how perfectly the table was set for him to be a fantasy football star. His rushing yards decreased every single season, which led to him eventually losing his starting role to RB Isiah Pacheco.

Edwards-Helaire wasn’t particularly awful as a contributing player to a winning team, but he simply failed to seize firm control of the bell cow role in one of the most valuable positions in all of fantasy football.

Perhaps the biggest disappointment came in the modest production we saw from him as a pass catcher. He failed to ever record more than 36 receptions in a season, despite the fact his receiving skills appeared to be one of his best traits coming into the NFL out of LSU.

Now that he is set to hit the free agent market this offseason, dynasty managers have to ask themselves a question — what does Edwards-Helaire do well enough to suggest he will ever have a shot at being a relevant fantasy asset again moving forward?

Do we see him being an exceptional third-down back with a high PPR floor? His track record suggests the answer is no.

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Is he an exceptionally elusive back who could thrive in a complementary role? His track record says no.

Can he excel in short-yardage situations to make him a viable threat to score a rushing touchdown in a high-powered offense? His track record in one of the most productive offensive units in the league suggests the answer is no.

Outside of a depth signing by a running back-needy team, Edwards-Helaire’s dynasty outlook is not great heading into 2024.

Edwards-Helaire’s Dynasty Ranking

Where does Edwards-Helaire land in the dynasty RB landscape going into the 2024 offseason? Here are Tate’s latest rankings, featuring where Edwards-Helaire lands in comparison to other top names at the position.

1) Bijan Robinson | ATL
2) Breece Hall | NYJ
3) Jahmyr Gibbs | DET
4) Christian McCaffrey | SF
5) Jonathan Taylor | IND
6) Kyren Williams | LAR
7) Travis Etienne Jr. | JAX
8) Saquon Barkley | NYG
9) Rachaad White | TB
10) Isiah Pacheco | KC
11) James Cook | BUF
12) De’Von Achane | MIA
13) Kenneth Walker III | SEA
14) Alvin Kamara | NO
15) Javonte Williams | DEN
16) Tyjae Spears | TEN
17) Josh Jacobs | LV
18) Austin Ekeler | LAC
19) D’Andre Swift | PHI
20) Tony Pollard | DAL

21) Brian Robinson Jr. | WAS
22) Najee Harris | PIT
23) Jaylen Warren | PIT
24) Joe Mixon | CIN
25) David Montgomery | DET
26) Zach Charbonnet | SEA
27) Zamir White | LV
28) Nick Chubb | CLE
29) Rhamondre Stevenson | NE
30) Derrick Henry | TEN
31) Kendre Miller | NO
32) Chase Brown | CIN
33) Keaton Mitchell | BAL
34) Roschon Johnson | CHI
35) Jerome Ford | CLE
36) Aaron Jones | GB
37) James Conner | ARI
38) Tyler Allgeier | ATL
39) Khalil Herbert | CHI
40) Ty Chandler | MIN

41) Devin Singletary | HOU
42) Raheem Mostert | MIA
43) Chuba Hubbard | CAR
44) Alexander Mattison | MIN
45) Kenneth Gainwell | PHI
46) J.K. Dobbins | BAL
47) Gus Edwards | BAL
48) AJ Dillon | GB
49) Dameon Pierce | HOU
50) Tank Bigsby | JAX
51) Deuce Vaughn | DAL
52) Emari Demercado | ARI
53) Dalvin Cook | BAL
54) Miles Sanders | CAR
55) Isaiah Spiller | LAC
56) Ezekiel Elliott | NE
57) Antonio Gibson | WAS
58) Damien Harris | BUF
59) Zach Evans | LAR
60) Kareem Hunt | CLE

61) Rico Dowdle | DAL
62) Jamaal Williams | NO
63) Elijah Mitchell | SF
64) Zack Moss | IND
65) Rashaad Penny | PHI
66) Samaje Perine | DEN
67) Israel Abanikanda | NYJ
68) Ronnie Rivers | LAR
69) Cam Akers | MIN
70) Sean Tucker | TB
71) Evan Hull | IND
72) Ty Johnson | BUF
73) D’Onta Foreman | CHI
74) Leonard Fournette | BUF
75) Jeff Wilson Jr. | MIA
76) Clyde Edwards-Helaire | KC
77) Jaleel McLaughlin | DEN
78) Justice Hill | BAL
79) Jerick McKinnon | KC
80) Michael Carter | ARI

Should You Trade Edwards-Helaire in Dynasty?

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If you are a shareholder of Edwards-Helaire and manage to find a trade partner who is interested in acquiring him ahead of the 2024 NFL offseason, then I would be eager to participate in that conversation.

I would be ecstatic to get a third-round rookie pick in return for Edwards-Helaire at this time. I fear he may have trouble finding his way to a roster spot, much less finding a fantasy-relevant role on the open market in what could be a loaded free agent class at the RB position.

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This isn’t meant to be an indictment on Edwards-Helaire as a player, but if he wasn’t able to carve out a meaningful fantasy role in an explosive offense that invested first-round draft capital in him, does he really have a bright fantasy future in the NFL?

My answer is no.

With the fantasy football season behind us, why not start preparing for your rookie drafts with our dynasty rookie rankings? Additionally, as you look to improve your team heading into 2024, our dynasty trade calculator can help you find the perfect deal to boost your championship chances.

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