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Running Back, New Orleans Saints

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College: Illinois
Ht: 5’11”  Wt: 215 DOB: 1984-12-18 Age: 29
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#38 6 6.09

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G GS Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts FFPts/G
2007 NO 11 1 49 248 5.1 1 23 19 152 8.0 1 52.0 4.7
2008 NO 15 5 129 625 4.8 9 36 31 284 9.2 3 162.9 10.9
2009 NO 14 5 147 793 5.4 6 45 39 302 7.7 2 157.5 11.3
2010 NO 6 3 83 269 3.2 2 29 29 201 6.9 0 59.0 9.8
2011 NO 16 7 110 562 5.1 5 59 50 425 8.5 1 134.7 8.4
2012 NO 15 - 105 473 4.5 1 53 39 354 9.1 1 94.7 6.3
2013 NO 16 - 147 549 3.7 2 84 77 513 6.7 3 136.2 8.5
2014 NO 6 - 30 133 4.4 2 29 26 204 7.8 1 51.7 8.6
2014 (Projected) NO     103 433 4.2 3   62 420 6.8 2 115.3  

2014 Outlook
Depth Chart
Pierre Thomas continued to be a quality value on draft day in 2013 after posting over 1,000 total yards for the first time since 2009. Those owners who were lucky enough to snatch him up in PPR leagues were also rewarded with a career best 77 receptions—six more than Darren Sproles. Heading into the 2014 campaign, Thomas should be the starter out of the backfield. The team's desire to use several running backs to shoulder the load keeps Thomas from being a top-25 fantasy running back, though. His reception total is sustainable considering how many passes Drew Brees throws to his running backs and the departure of Sproles. Far from elite, the seven-year veteran could once again be a relative bargain on draft day.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB2 Mark Ingram
RB2RB3 Khiry Robinson
RB3RB4 Travaris Cadet
RB4RB1 Pierre Thomas
RB5FB1 Austin Johnson
Saints Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Pierre Thomas to miss 2-3 weeks, shoulder
Could return Week 10
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Oct 21, 8:00 am

New Orleans
Running back Pierre Thomas will miss two to three weeks with a shoulder injury, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. On the season, Thomas had just 30 carries for 133 yards, but will be seriously missed in the passing game. Thomas has by far the most targets out of any Saints running back, 29, and has come away with 26 catches so far. (NFL.com)

FFToday's Take: Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson will continue to handle work on first and second downs but expect Travaris Cadet to see increased playing time on passing downs. He'll have increased value in PPR leagues.


Injury RB Mark Ingram returns to practice, Graham sits
Running back may wear small brace
By: Jake Gordon | Wed Oct 15, 4:30 pm

New Orleans
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram returned to practice on Wednesday and said he planned to play in the Saints' game Sunday at the Detroit Lions. Tight end Jimmy Graham, who left the Tampa Bay game on Oct. 5 after suffering a neck injury, did not practice. (Times-Picayune)

FFToday's Take: Mark Ingram was a full participant in practice and should be available to play this weekend against the Lions. Fantasy owners should take a "wait and see" approach with Ingram for Week 7 to see HC Sean Payton splits the running duties in a crowded backfield. Likewise, Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson will see their fantasy value dip upon Ingram's return. TE Jimmy Graham is dealing with a neck injury. The true extent of his injury is unknown but recent reports have tabbed him to miss at least two weeks.


Injury Mark Ingram expected to miss a month
Hand injury
By: Mike Krueger | Mon Sep 15, 12:30 pm

New Orleans
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram is expected to miss about a month with a hand injury he suffered Sunday, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Ingram was off to a good start this season rushing for 143 yards on 24 carries with 3 TDs over the first two weeks. Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas will likely see their roles increased.


Pierre Thomas expects changes to his role
Currently lining up as Saints' No. 3 RB
By: Doug Orth | Thu Aug 21, 6:00 pm

New Orleans
There has been much speculation about what New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas' role would be this season and the eighth-year veteran said Wednesday night he knows things are going to be different in 2014. Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson both are expected to see their roles increase this season and Thomas figured to become the No. 3 back in the offense. However, Thomas doesn't plan on going quietly. While mentioning that coaches said his role will change this upcoming season, Thomas said he isn't going down without a fight. (New Orleans Times-Picayune)

FFToday's Take: The Saints haven't exactly tipped their hand in regards to Thomas' new role as he has yet to log a touch in the preseason. It seems likely he will come close to matching his passing-game contributions in light of Darren Sproles' departure, although Robinson's emergence will probably cap his snaps in the running game.



2014 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 at ATL L 34-37 7 31 4.4 0 7 6 58 9.7 0 8.9
2 at CLE L 24-26 3 16 5.3 0 3 3 16 5.3 0 3.2
3 MIN W 20-9 8 30 3.8 1 3 3 21 7.0 0 11.1
4 at DAL L 17-38 2 8 4.0 0 2 2 15 7.5 0 2.3
5 TB W 37-31 4 35 8.8 1 10 8 77 9.6 1 23.2
7 at DET L 23-24 6 13 2.2 0 4 4 17 4.3 0 3.0

2013 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 ATL W 23-17 9 43 4.8 0 4 4 16 4.0 0 5.9
2 at TB W 16-14 5 29 5.8 0 5 4 19 4.8 0 4.8
3 ARI W 31-7 11 28 2.5 0 6 6 39 6.5 0 6.7
4 MIA W 38-17 4 1 0.3 0 6 5 37 7.4 0 3.8
5 at CHI W 26-18 19 36 1.9 0 9 9 55 6.1 2 21.1
6 at NE L 27-30 11 51 4.6 0 1 1 29 29.0 0 8.0
8 BUF W 35-17 14 65 4.6 0 3 3 29 9.7 0 9.4
9 at NYJ L 20-26 6 24 4.0 0 10 7 66 9.4 0 9.0
10 DAL W 49-17 17 87 5.1 1 7 7 24 3.4 1 23.1
11 SF W 23-20 11 49 4.5 0 5 5 35 7.0 0 8.4
12 at ATL W 17-13 10 73 7.3 0 6 5 57 11.4 0 13.0
13 at SEA L 7-34 4 0 0.0 0 4 4 21 5.3 0 2.1
14 CAR W 31-13 7 14 2.0 0 4 4 14 3.5 0 2.8
15 at STL L 16-27 8 21 2.6 0 8 7 62 8.9 0 8.3
16 at CAR L 13-17 4 8 2.0 0 5 5 7 1.4 0 1.5
17 TB W 42-17 7 20 2.9 1 1 1 3 3.0 0 8.3

2012 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 WAS L 32-40 4 17 4.3 0 1 1 12 12.0 0 2.9
2 at CAR L 27-35 9 110 12.2 0 6 4 33 8.3 0 14.3
3 KC L 24-27 6 11 1.8 0 6 4 55 13.8 0 6.6
4 at GB L 27-28 9 14 1.6 0 3 2 -1 -0.5 0 1.3
5 SD W 31-24 9 30 3.3 0 2 2 40 20.0 0 7.0
7 at TB W 35-28 13 32 2.5 1 1 0 0 - 0 9.2
8 at DEN L 14-34 8 43 5.4 0 2 2 6 3.0 0 4.9
9 PHI W 28-13 6 44 7.3 0 3 2 26 13.0 0 7.0
10 ATL W 31-27 5 10 2.0 0 2 1 6 6.0 0 1.6
11 at OAK W 38-17 5 30 6.0 0 4 3 28 9.3 0 5.8
12 SF L 21-31 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0.0
13 at ATL L 13-23 14 84 6.0 0 1 1 5 5.0 0 8.9
14 at NYG L 27-52 5 19 3.8 0 8 7 57 8.1 0 7.6
15 TB W 41-0 4 13 3.3 0 4 3 26 8.7 0 3.9
16 at DAL W 34-31 7 16 2.3 0 9 7 61 8.7 1 13.7

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