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Running Back, Detroit Lions

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Draft: 2007 Round 1 (7)
College: Oklahoma
Ht: 6’1”  Wt: 217 DOB: 1985-03-21 Age: 35
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#52 8 10.01

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2007 MIN 14 238 1,341 5.6 12 28 19 268 14.1 1 238.9 17.1
2008 MIN 16 364 1,757 4.8 10 39 21 125 6.0 0 248.2 15.5
2009 MIN 16 315 1,389 4.4 18 57 43 436 10.1 0 290.5 18.2
2010 MIN 15 283 1,298 4.6 12 50 36 341 9.5 1 241.9 16.1
2011 MIN 12 209 973 4.7 12 23 18 139 7.7 1 189.2 15.8
2012 MIN 16 348 2,097 6.0 12 51 40 217 5.4 1 309.4 19.3
2013 MIN 14 279 1,266 4.5 10 40 29 171 5.9 1 209.7 15.0
2014 MIN 1 21 75 3.6 0 3 2 18 9.0 0 9.3 9.3
2015 MIN 16 327 1,485 4.5 11 36 30 222 7.4 0 236.7 14.8
2016 MIN 3 37 72 1.9 0 6 3 8 2.7 0 8.0 2.7
2017 ARI 10 156 529 3.4 2 19 11 70 6.4 0 71.9 7.2
2018 WAS 16 251 1,042 4.2 7 26 20 208 10.4 1 173.0 10.8
2019 WAS 15 211 898 4.3 5 23 17 142 8.4 0 134.0 8.9
2020 DET 6 80 314 3.9 2 8 6 50 8.3 0 48.4 8.1
2020 (Projected) DET   100 418 4.2 4   10 64 6.4 0 72.2  

2020 Outlook
Depth Chart
Peterson and Frank Gore continue to lead the geriatric running back party or players who should have retired but who cannot seem to give up the game. At age 35, Peterson once again looks to be a thorn in the side of Derrius Guice truthers, despite the fact that he has barely averaged more than four yards per carry over the past two seasons.

If Peterson does make the squad and is not a training camp cut, look for him to share the first and second down role with Guice. Rookie Antonio Gibson from Memphis is a talented back who could also eat into the carry load of each player, and free agent signees Peyton Barber and J.D. McKissic are also in the mix.

It would not surprise us to see the Redskins backfield become a wasteland of no value and something that owners may want to avoid altogether.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Adrian Peterson
RB2RB2 D'Andre Swift
RB3RB3 Kerryon Johnson
RB4RB4 Bo Scarbrough
RB5FB1 Nick Bawden
Lions Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Increased role for D'Andre Swift?

By: Mike Krueger | Sun Oct 25, 9:36 am

Detroit Lions
From @NFLGameDay: #Chiefs RB Le'Veon Bell has impressed in KC thus far as he prepares for his debut, while the #Lions will have an expanded role for RB D'Andre Swift. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Swift posted a 14-116-2 rushing line last week against the Jaguars so it wouldn't be a surprise if his role was increased this week. The Falcons have given up the 9th most fantasy points to running backs including 4 receiving touchdowns. We can expect Adrian Peterson to remain in the mix, but this is encouraging for Swift owners.


Injury D'Andre Swift listed 4th on Lions depth chart
Leg injury
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Sep 8, 1:30 pm

Detroit Lions
This depth chart is unofficial. It isn’t even composed by coaches. The Lions did name Kerryon Johnson their starting running back heading into Sunday’s season opener against the Chicago Bears. Adrian Peterson, signed this week, slots in behind him at No. 2. Ty Johnson is the third-string back, while D’Andre Swift -- yes, that D'Andre Swift -- and Jamal Agnew both on the fourth team. (MLive.com)

FFToday's Take: Team depth charts aren't necessarily the most trustworty documents but it's just a reminder that the rookie isn't set to have a big workload right out of the gate. Swift will work his way into the mix as the season progresses but it feels like Johnson and Peterson will handle the bulk of work to start the season.


Detroit adds Adrian Peterson to running back mix
Swift may be limited early in the season
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Sep 6, 9:51 am

Detroit Lions
The Lions are signing Adrian Peterson to a one-year contract, according to multiple reports, shaking up a backfield that has already undergone a lot of changes this offseason. Kerryon Johnson is back, but will share the backfield with newcomers like D’Andre Swift, a second-round pick, and Jason Cabinda, a converted linebacker who will play fullback. (MLive.com)

FFToday's Take: This moves adds another body to the Lions running back and indicates Swift's leg injury may limit him early in the season. Peterson and offensive play-caller Darrell Bevell are familiar with each from their days in Minnesota.


Redskins release Adrian Peterson
Moving forward with Gibson, Barber, McKissic
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Sep 4, 7:59 am

Washington Redskins
A surprise: The Washington Football Team is releasing legendary RB Adrian Peterson, sources tell me and @MikeGarafolo. Ron Rivera valued Adrian Peterson’s leadership as he set the program. But with Antonio Gibson emerging and the likes of J.D. McKissic and Peyton Barber also having strong camps, there just was no role for Peterson, who intends to keep climbing the all-time rushing list elsewhere. (Tom Pelissero on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: With the team liking what they've seen from their other running backs, Peterson's role was going to be diminished. The veteran RB has stated he still wants to keep playing. The fantasy RB situation now becomes a jumbled mess with no obvious target. Barber and Gibson are the most likely to return notable fantasy value, but this is largely a situation to stay away from.


Derrius Guice arrested, released by Washington
Domestic violence charges
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Aug 7, 7:36 pm

Washington Redskins
Shortly after running back Derrius Guice was arrested Friday on domestic violence-related charges, the Washington Football Team announced it was releasing the 23-year-old running back. Guice faces charges that include one count of strangulation, a felony, according to a spokesman for the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. The other charges are three counts of assault and battery as well as one count of destruction of property. (Washington Post)

FFToday's Take: Guice turned himself into police earlier this evening and was released on bond. He's been plagued by knee injuries since entering the league in 2018 playing only 5 games in two years. The Football Team now has Adrian Peterson, Antonio Gibson, Peyton Barber, Bryce Love and J.D. McKissic in the running back room. Guice is likely to be facing a league suspension when/if he resurfaces.



2020 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 CHI L 23-27 14 93 6.6 0 3 3 21 7.0 0 11.4
2 at GB L 21-42 7 41 5.9 0 0 0 0 - 0 4.1
3 at ARI W 26-23 22 75 3.4 0 1 1 10 10.0 0 8.5
4 NO L 29-35 11 36 3.3 1 2 0 0 - 0 9.6
6 at JAC W 34-16 15 40 2.7 1 1 1 18 18.0 0 11.8
7 at ATL W 23-22 11 29 2.6 0 1 1 1 1.0 0 3.0

2019 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
2 DAL L 21-31 10 25 2.5 1 2 2 7 3.5 0 9.2
3 CHI L 15-31 12 37 3.1 0 3 1 -3 -3.0 0 3.4
4 at NYG L 3-24 11 28 2.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 2.8
5 NE L 7-33 7 18 2.6 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.8
6 at MIA W 17-16 23 118 5.1 0 2 2 18 9.0 0 13.6
7 SF L 0-9 20 81 4.1 0 0 0 0 - 0 8.1
8 at MIN L 9-19 14 76 5.4 0 2 2 27 13.5 0 10.3
9 at BUF L 9-24 18 108 6.0 0 1 1 22 22.0 0 13.0
11 NYJ L 17-34 9 25 2.8 0 2 2 5 2.5 0 3.0
12 DET W 19-16 10 27 2.7 0 1 1 22 22.0 0 4.9
13 at CAR W 29-21 13 99 7.6 1 1 0 0 - 0 15.9
14 at GB L 15-20 20 76 3.8 1 0 0 0 - 0 13.6
15 PHI L 27-37 16 66 4.1 1 3 3 25 8.3 0 15.1
16 NYG L 35-41 15 36 2.4 1 2 2 19 9.5 0 11.5
17 at DAL L 16-47 13 78 6.0 0 4 1 0 0.0 0 7.8

2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at ARI W 24-6 26 96 3.7 1 3 2 70 35.0 0 22.6
2 IND L 9-21 11 20 1.8 0 3 3 30 10.0 0 5.0
3 GB W 31-17 19 120 6.3 2 0 0 0 - 0 24.0
5 at NO L 19-43 4 6 1.5 0 3 2 36 18.0 0 4.2
6 CAR W 23-17 17 97 5.7 0 1 0 0 - 0 9.7
7 DAL W 20-17 24 99 4.1 0 2 1 8 8.0 0 10.7
8 at NYG W 20-13 26 149 5.7 1 1 1 7 7.0 1 27.6
9 ATL L 14-38 9 17 1.9 0 3 3 16 5.3 0 3.3
10 at TB W 16-3 19 68 3.6 0 2 2 1 0.5 0 6.9
11 HOU L 21-23 16 51 3.2 2 0 0 0 - 0 17.1
12 at DAL L 23-31 12 35 2.9 0 2 2 9 4.5 0 4.4
13 at PHI L 13-28 9 98 10.9 1 0 0 0 - 0 15.8
14 NYG L 16-40 10 16 1.6 0 1 1 3 3.0 0 1.9
15 at JAC W 16-13 19 51 2.7 0 3 2 20 10.0 0 7.1
16 at TEN L 16-25 26 119 4.6 0 2 1 8 8.0 0 12.7
17 PHI L 0-24 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.0

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