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Running Back, Seattle Seahawks

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College: Central Michigan
Ht: 5’9”  Wt: 215 DOB: 1993-08-18 Age: 24
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#46 7 8.04

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2015 SEA 12 147 830 5.6 4 11 9 76 8.4 1 120.6 10.1
2016 SEA 9 109 349 3.2 3 17 13 96 7.4 0 62.5 6.9
2017 SEA 6 49 125 2.6 0 10 7 74 10.6 0 19.9 3.3
2017 (Projected) SEA   119 486 4.1 4   13 102 7.8 0 82.8  

2017 Outlook
Depth Chart
When Marshawn Lynch walked away from the game, Seahawks fans believed that they were in good hands with Thomas Rawls stepping into the role as the team's top running back. After compiling just 54 yards on 15 touches in Week 1 however, Seattle fans, and fantasy owners alike, got the bad news that the young tailback had broken his leg. When he did finally return, it was not in the capacity that many had hoped as Rawls put together just one game of real fantasy production (Wk 13 vs. CAR) for the remainder of the regular season before a big game against the Lions in the playoffs.

Still just 24 years old, Rawls now finds himself in a battle for snaps with veteran tailback Eddie Lacy heading into his third season as a pro. It's hard to write him completely off given that his 2016 season was so injury-riddled, but all reports out of Seattle suggest this is Lacy's job to lose. We've seen Rawls put together some impressive fantasy performances in the past, but his value is tied to the health and production coming from Lacy. Pass-catching specialist C.J. Prosise is likely to get plenty of playing time, but Rawls could find himself getting fewer than 10 touches per game early in the season, which really limits his upside for fantasy purposes.

If things pan out how the Seahawks seem to want them to with Lacy, there will likely be many fantasy leagues where Rawls gets drafted and then dropped not long into the season. He then becomes a player to watch on waiver wires as the team could very well opt to go in his direction if they're not getting what they want from Lacy. That's not necessarily a given, however, as Prosise is not built to be only a "pass catching specialist." There's a real chance that if Lacy does not get the job done that the team could opt to implement a shared workload between Rawls and Prosise, or even one that favors Prosise. This Seattle backfield is a mess right now for fantasy purposes, especially given the team's poor offensive line, and unfortunately Rawls seems to offer the least upside of the group at the moment.
Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Thomas Rawls
RB2RB2 J.D. McKissic
RB3RB3 Eddie Lacy
RB4RB5 Mike Davis
RB5RB4 Chris Carson
RB6RB6 C.J. Prosise
RB7RB7 George Farmer
RB8RB8 Tre Madden
Seahawks Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Mike Davis unlikely to play in Week 12
Seattle RB sidelined with groin injury
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Nov 21, 12:43 pm

Seattle Seahawks
Pete Carroll says on @710ESPNSeattle radio show that it's "unlikely'' Mike Davis will be able to play Sunday at San Francisco. (Bob Condotta on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Davis was showing some spark Monday night against the Falcons but it's back to a fantasy wasteland for the Seahawk RBs. Eddie Lacy, Thomas Rawls and J.D. McKissic could all see action against the 49ers but none are fantasy viable even in a plus matchup.


Injury Seahawks add RB Mike Davis, Prosise to IR
Spained ankle ends season for Prosise
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Nov 14, 2:00 pm

Seattle Seahawks
The Mike Davis move is official. The Seahawks have promoted him off their practice squad and placed fellow running back C.J. Prosise on injured reserve. Prosise left the team's win over Arizona with a sprained ankle. He had missed most of the previous five games with a sprain in his other ankle. Seattle also announced the signing of cornerback Byron Maxwell. Richard Sherman was placed on IR, as expected. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Prosise has been unable to stay healthy during his two years in the league, playing in only 10 games. Thomas Rawls is the starting running back in Seattle, but isn't startable given the sad state of the Seahawks running game.


Injury Chris Carson lands on IR
Suffered broken leg and high-ankle sprain
By: Doug Orth | Mon Oct 2, 5:40 pm

Seattle Seahawks
Source: it's official, Seahawks RB Chris Carson has been placed on IR after breaking his leg in Week 4. (Field Yates on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: It's possible Carson can make it back before the end of the regular season, but a return around the NFL Playoffs seems more likely. HC Pete Carroll seemed to suggest Thomas Rawls will get the first shot at reclaiming the starting job, but the whole Seattle backfield is a mess at the moment. Eddie Lacy will likely steal carries from Rawls, while oft-injured C.J. Prosise and J.D. McKissic could share work on passing downs.


Injury Chris Carson has "significant" ankle injury
Mixed backfield moving forward
By: Mike Krueger | Mon Oct 2, 7:00 am

Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks rookie running back Chris Carson could be sidelined for an extended period of time after suffering what coach Pete Carroll called “a significant’’ ankle inury in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 46-18 win over the Colts. (Seattle Times)

FFToday's Take: Carson was placed in an air cast late in the fourth quarter. Eddie Lacy and J.D. McKissic we're both used after Carson's departure. It's not out of the question that Thomas Rawls works his way back into mix after being a healthy scratch in Werk 4.


Injury Seahawks expecting to get Thomas Rawls back
Ankle
By: Jake Gordon | Wed Sep 13, 6:00 pm

Seattle Seahawks
Seattle coach Pete Carroll reiterated during his Wednesday press conference that the Seahawks expect that Rawls will return for Sunday’s home opener against the 49ers after he sat out last week with a high ankle sprain suffered in the exhibition opener Aug. 13. Rawls practiced fully last week but the team decided to hold him out one more week hoping he would get to 100 percent before returning. (Seattle Times)

FFToday's Take: Eddie Lacy, Chris Carson and Thomas Rawls look like their destined to form a RBBC in Seattle. Although Lacy seems like the current favorite to start, the division of labor is a crapshoot. Until the distribution of touches becomes clearer, all three running backs are risky fantasy plays heading into Week 2.


Injury Thomas Rawls, T.J. Yeldon could be held out
Gametime decision for both RBs
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Sep 10, 8:45 am

Jacksonville Jaguars
#Jaguars RB TJ Yeldon (hamstring) & #Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls are in similar situations. Both practiced, both may be held out to get to 100%. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Rawls has been labeled a gametime decision. He's dealing with a high ankle sprain since August 13th. Expect to Eddie Lacy to start with C.J. Prosise and Chris Carson also seeing action. Yeldon was limted in practice this week with a hamstring injury. Chris Ivory would get more run if Yeldon sits.



2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
2 SF W 12-9 5 4 0.8 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.4
5 at LAR W 16-10 8 20 2.5 0 3 2 15 7.5 0 3.5
7 at NYG W 24-7 11 36 3.3 0 2 1 16 16.0 0 5.2
8 HOU W 41-38 6 -1 -0.2 0 1 0 0 - 0 -0.1
9 WAS L 14-17 9 39 4.3 0 2 2 31 15.5 0 7.0
10 at ARI W 22-16 10 27 2.7 0 2 2 12 6.0 0 3.9

2016 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 MIA W 12-10 12 32 2.7 0 3 3 26 8.7 0 5.8
2 at LAR L 3-9 7 -7 -1.0 0 3 3 15 5.0 0 0.8
11 PHI W 26-15 14 57 4.1 0 4 3 31 10.3 0 8.8
12 at TB L 5-14 12 38 3.2 0 1 0 0 - 0 3.8
13 CAR W 40-7 15 106 7.1 2 1 1 12 12.0 0 23.8
14 at GB L 10-38 12 67 5.6 0 2 1 7 7.0 0 7.4
15 LAR W 24-3 21 34 1.6 0 2 2 5 2.5 0 3.9
16 ARI L 31-34 8 8 1.0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0.8
17 at SF W 25-23 8 14 1.8 1 0 0 0 - 0 7.4
WC DET W 26-6 27 161 6.0 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 22.2
DP at ATL L 20-36 11 34 3.1 0 0 0 0 - 0 3.4
WC = Wild-Card DP = Divisional Playoff

2015 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at STL L 31-34 2 5 2.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.5
3 CHI W 26-0 16 104 6.5 0 1 0 0 - 0 10.4
4 DET W 13-10 17 48 2.8 0 1 1 -1 -1.0 0 4.7
5 at CIN L 24-27 23 169 7.3 1 0 0 0 - 0 22.9
6 CAR L 23-27 1 8 8.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.8
7 at SF W 20-3 6 32 5.3 0 2 2 9 4.5 0 4.1
8 at DAL W 13-12 4 10 2.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.0
10 ARI L 32-39 2 19 9.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.9
11 SF W 29-13 30 209 7.0 1 3 3 46 15.3 1 37.5
12 PIT W 39-30 21 81 3.9 1 1 0 0 - 0 14.1
13 at MIN W 38-7 19 101 5.3 1 3 3 22 7.3 0 18.3
14 at BAL W 35-6 6 44 7.3 0 0 0 0 - 0 4.4

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