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Running Back, New York Giants

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Draft: 2009 Round 7 (41)
College: Liberty
Ht: 6’1”  Wt: 228 DOB: 1985-03-26 Age: 29
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#16 3 4.01

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
2009 JAC 15 0 39 202 5.2 1 18 16 101 6.3 0 36.3 2.4
2010 JAC 13 3 84 459 5.5 4 34 26 223 8.6 0 92.2 7.1
2012 JAC 10 - 101 283 2.8 2 26 19 130 6.8 0 53.3 5.3
2013 OAK 15 - 163 733 4.5 6 47 36 292 8.1 0 138.5 9.2
2014 NYG 4 - 81 341 4.2 2 11 9 92 10.2 0 55.3 13.8
2014 (Projected) NYG     220 969 4.4 7   40 314 7.9 2 182.3  

2014 Outlook
Depth Chart
Career backup Rashad Jennings was able to parlay a nice run in 2013 with the Oakland Raiders into a decent NFL payday this offseason. Jennings was able to rush for 733 yards with six touchdowns and caught 36 balls for another 292 yards last season. He looked the part after taking over the starting running back positions in Week 10 following a Darren McFadden injury. General manager Jerry Reese has referred to the veteran as a “bellcow type” and head coach Tom Coughlin is impressed by his versatility. Jennings is the type of solid grinder that Coughlin prefers and his pass blocking and ball protection should parlay into Jennings seeing the field quite a bit in 2014. Jennings has never handled more than 163 carries in a season, however. While some people may see that as him having a “little tread off his tires,” there have also been hints that the Giants may not see him as a true workhorse. There have been reports that we could see a three-headed RBBC in New York to help keep Jennings fresh by limiting his workload. Fantasy owners should look at his 4.5 yard per carry average from last season and Coughlin's track record of having little patience for mistakes and feel confident that they can rely of Jennings for RB2 results in 2014, but also need to face the reality that his upside could be limited. In a west-coast offense, Jennings' ability to block and catch well sets him apart from his competition and that should make him an attractive option in PPR leagues.

Comment: Jennings is in the driver's seat for the starting job now that David Wilson is out with a neck injury.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Rashad Jennings
RB2RB2 Andre Williams
RB3RB3 Peyton Hillis
RB4RB4 Michael Cox
RB5RB5 David Wilson
Giants Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Coughlin wants Giants offense to move quicker
Mixed results after two preseason games
By: Mike Krueger | Sat Aug 9, 10:30 pm

New York Giants
It has hardly been a secret at Giants training camp practices that they intend to run a faster offense this season. Ben McAdoo's new West Coast-style offense is supposed to run with speed and rhythm. "I think, quite frankly, [the offense] does need to have rhythm. It does have to have more speed to it," Coughlin said. "But we've got more time to work on that." (NJ.com)

FFToday's Take: Through two preseason games the Giants offense has been at best inconsistent. Eli Manning has yet to throw the ball further than 10 yards. Running back Rashad Jennings didn't scamper 73 yards for a touchdown Saturday night but a better showing next week against the Colts would be a welcome sight. It's very possible the Giants key offensive weapons will struggle early in the season until the new McAdoo offense sinks in.


Giants list Hillis as No.2 running back
Rookie Andre Williams has more fantasy value
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Aug 5, 4:15 pm

New York Giants
Former "Madden" cover boy Peyton Hillis has moved up to No. 2 on the New York Giants' running back depth chart in the wake of Monday's news that former first-round pick David Wilson's career is over due to neck injuries. Hillis and rookie Andre Williams are the two backs who appear to have the best opportunities to take the snaps that had been slated for Wilson. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Rashad Jennings remains the favorite to lead the team in carries while the veteran Hillis and the rookie Williams strive to carve out their own role in the offense. Williams is the more talented runner and the better long-term fantasy bet. He will easily take over Hillis' No.2 role should he proved to be adequate in pass protection.


Injury David Wilson informed NFL career is over
Suffered neck burner last week after undergoing 2013 surgery
By: Doug Orth | Mon Aug 4, 4:50 pm

New York Giants
Informed he can never play football again, David Wilson at the incredibly tender age of 23 offered perspective rare in someone so young. Wilson’s dream of playing in the NFL came to an end after two seasons and only 21 games as the worst-case scenario unfolded around him. He was examined Monday by Dr. Frank Cammisa, the spine specialist who last January performed a cervical fusion on Wilson, an evaluation prompted by the neck burner injury he experienced last Tuesday in practice. Along with Dr. Russell Warren, the Giants’ team physician, Wilson was given the news he braced for but did not want to hear. (New York Post)

FFToday's Take: The Giants and Wilson were both prepared for this news, but it doesn't make it any less disheartening. Wilson will receive his scheduled salary of $997,682 when he is officially placed on IR. As for the Giants, they added Rashad Jennings in free agency to be the lead back in 2014 and drafted Andre Williams, who figures to be the goal-line back and take on more carries as a result of Wilson's departure.


Injury David Wilson cleared for "everything"
Giants' RB thinks he's ready for football action
By: Mike Krueger | Mon Jul 21, 8:57 am

New York Giants
Just got cleared ..... cleared for everything now the story continues. (David Wilson via Twitter)

FFToday's Take: David Wilson (neck) took to Twitter to announce he's been cleared for football activities. It sounds like Wilson will be able to participate in training camp and if all goes well, will be a compliment to Rashad Jennings once the season begins. Wilson is an explosive player and should start creep up ADP rankings as the summer goes on.



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 DET L 14-35 16 46 2.9 1 5 4 50 12.5 0 15.6
2 ARI L 14-25 18 64 3.6 0 4 4 45 11.3 0 10.9
3 HOU W 30-17 34 176 5.2 1 0 0 0 - 0 23.6
4 at WAS W 45-14 13 55 4.2 0 2 1 -3 -3.0 0 5.2

2013 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 at IND L 17-21 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.2
2 JAC W 19-9 4 32 8.0 0 1 1 2 2.0 0 3.4
3 at DEN L 21-37 0 0 - 0 2 2 15 7.5 0 1.5
4 WAS L 14-24 15 45 3.0 0 8 8 71 8.9 0 11.6
5 SD W 27-17 10 41 4.1 0 0 0 0 - 0 4.1
6 at KC L 7-24 4 12 3.0 0 2 1 9 9.0 0 2.1
8 PIT W 21-18 2 8 4.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.8
9 PHI L 20-49 15 102 6.8 1 10 7 74 10.6 0 23.6
10 at NYG L 20-24 20 88 4.4 0 5 2 19 9.5 0 10.7
11 at HOU W 28-23 22 150 6.8 1 3 2 -2 -1.0 0 20.8
12 TEN L 19-23 16 73 4.6 0 5 4 49 12.3 0 12.2
13 at DAL L 24-31 17 35 2.1 2 2 1 8 8.0 0 16.3
15 KC L 31-56 23 91 4.0 2 3 3 12 4.0 0 22.3
16 at SD L 13-26 10 45 4.5 0 3 3 27 9.0 0 7.2
17 DEN L 14-34 4 9 2.3 0 3 2 8 4.0 0 1.7

2012 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 at MIN L 23-26 8 31 3.9 0 1 1 9 9.0 0 4.0
4 CIN L 10-27 2 12 6.0 0 1 1 -2 -2.0 0 1.0
5 CHI L 3-41 3 3 1.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.3
7 at OAK L 23-26 21 44 2.1 1 9 7 58 8.3 0 16.2
8 at GB L 15-24 17 59 3.5 0 8 6 56 9.3 0 11.5
9 DET L 14-31 12 45 3.8 0 4 3 7 2.3 0 5.2
10 IND L 10-27 11 27 2.5 0 1 0 0 - 0 2.7
11 at HOU L 37-43 3 -1 -0.3 0 1 0 0 - 0 -0.1
12 TEN W 24-19 16 43 2.7 1 1 1 2 2.0 0 10.5
13 at BUF L 18-34 8 20 2.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 2.0

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