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Running Back, Denver Broncos

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Draft: 2016 Round 4 (38)
College: Utah
Ht: 5’11”  Wt: 219 DOB: 1992-05-27 Age: 26
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#32 6 12.09

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2016 DEN 16 174 612 3.5 4 46 31 265 8.5 1 117.7 7.4
2017 DEN 13 79 299 3.8 1 38 30 275 9.2 0 63.4 4.9
2018 DEN 16 34 183 5.4 1 51 38 275 7.2 0 51.8 3.2
2018 (Projected) DEN   163 636 3.9 4   33 256 7.8 1 119.2  

2018 Outlook
Depth Chart
An early-season wrist injury cost Devontae Booker significant playing time this past season, which is disappointing because many believed that he would end up out-scoring veteran C.J. Anderson in the Denver backfield if he was given the opportunity. Despite playing in 13 games, Booker failed to reach even 300 yards on the ground and faded into relative obscurity as the season went on.

Booker is likely considered the "starter" heading into camp but don't be fooled by that. The Broncos selected Royce Freeman in the third round of the draft and there's really no question that he's the preferred option for fantasy purposes. Booker simply lacks the size, speed or strength to be an every down workhorse and despite his production in the passing game, he's not good enough there to completely keep Freeman off the field in all passing downs.

Booker is a late-round PPR option at best but he would almost certainly take over as the top back on the roster if Freeman were to go down with an injury, so there's some upside there as well.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Phillip Lindsay
RB2RB2 Royce Freeman
RB3RB3 Devontae Booker
RB4FB1 Andy Janovich
Broncos Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Phillip Lindsay out with wrist injury
Possible scaphoid fracture, along with ligament damage
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Dec 25, 5:00 pm

Denver Broncos
#Broncos Pro Bowl RB Phillip Lindsay’s season has come to an end. Source says the wrist injury he suffered last night is believed to be serious. He’ll have more tests this week, but his 2018 is done and the former UDFA is out for what would’ve been a feel-good Pro Bowl, too. Lindsay is dealing with a possible scaphoid fracture, along with ligament damage. Unless additional tests present a more positive outlook, he faces a lengthy recovery. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Lindsay surprised the fantasy community in his rookie season, quickly becoming the lead back in the Broncos offense over Royce Freeman and Devontae Booker. In his absence Freeman should see an increased workload in Week 17 against the Chargers.


Injury Royce Freeman not expected to play
Sprained ankle
By: Mike Krueger | Sat Nov 3, 11:30 pm

Broncos’ RB Royce Freeman, listed as questionable due to an ankle injury, is not expected to play Sunday vs. Texans, per source. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: It will be the Phillip Lindsay and Devontae Booker show once again. The Broncos have a bye in Week 10 so it makes sense for Freeman to rest this week.


Injury Royce Freeman questionable with ankle injury
Status remains uncertain
By: Mike Krueger | Sat Nov 3, 7:00 am

Denver Broncos
Running back Royce Freeman (ankle) is questionable. “In the long haul for the season, sitting him one more week may help,” Joseph said. “But we’ll see how he’s feeling (Saturday). He’s getting better really fast so if he’s ready to go, he’ll go.” (Denver Post)

FFToday's Take: It sounds like Freeman may sit this week, leaving the backfied to Phillip Lindsay and Devontae Booker but we may not know for sure until Sunday. The matchup against the Texans isn't as juicy as last week against the Chiefs but Lindsay would be a viable RB2 if Freeman sits.


Injury Royce Freeman misses practice Wednesday
Ankle injury
By: Mike Krueger | Wed Oct 31, 1:00 pm

Denver Broncos
#Broncos practice (indoors/no pads): Not working were Hamilton (knee), Royce Freeman (ankle), Stewart (neck), Marshall (knee) and Roby. Veldheer (knee) back out there.

FFToday's Take: If Freeman misses Week 9, it will once again be the Phillip Lindsay and Devontae Booker show. This week, the matchup isn't as great facing a Texans defense that ranks in the middle of the pack against fantasy running backs. Lindsay out-touched Booker last week 21 to 13.


Injury Royce Freeman misses practice Thursday
Sprained ankle
By: Mike Krueger | Thu Oct 25, 3:00 pm

Denver Broncos
#Broncos practice (not spotted or spotted/not working) Hamilton (knee) Freeman (ankle) Ray (ankle) Veldheer (knee) Peko (day off) Stewart (neck) ... Falah (concussion) out there after missing Wed. (Ryan O'Halloran on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Royce Freeman suffered a high-ankle sprain in Week 7 so it's unlikely he will suit up this week. Expect Phillip Lindsey and Devontae Booker to handle the rushing duties against the Chiefs. Lindsay is a viable RB2 against a defense that's given up the 3rd most fantasy points to running backs.



2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 SEA W 27-24 2 4 2.0 0 2 2 11 5.5 0 1.5
2 OAK W 20-19 3 17 5.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.7
3 at BAL L 14-27 5 10 2.0 0 7 5 34 6.8 0 4.4
4 KC L 23-27 1 5 5.0 0 2 1 9 9.0 0 1.4
5 at NYJ L 16-34 0 0 - 0 6 5 59 11.8 0 5.9
6 LAR L 20-23 2 15 7.5 0 3 2 14 7.0 0 2.9
7 at ARI W 45-10 0 0 - 0 1 1 -1 -1.0 0 -0.1
8 at KC L 23-30 9 78 8.7 0 4 4 23 5.8 0 10.1
9 HOU L 17-19 3 15 5.0 1 4 2 9 4.5 0 8.4
11 at LAC W 23-22 0 0 - 0 1 1 4 4.0 0 0.4
12 PIT W 24-17 0 0 - 0 2 1 6 6.0 0 0.6
13 at CIN W 24-10 1 4 4.0 0 2 2 38 19.0 0 4.2
14 at SF L 14-20 0 0 - 0 2 2 11 5.5 0 1.1
15 CLE L 16-17 0 0 - 0 3 2 17 8.5 0 1.7
16 at OAK L 14-27 3 21 7.0 0 5 3 21 7.0 0 4.2
17 LAC L 9-23 5 14 2.8 0 7 5 20 4.0 0 3.4

2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
4 OAK W 16-10 3 14 4.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.4
6 NYG L 10-23 1 2 2.0 0 6 4 78 19.5 0 8.0
7 at LAC L 0-21 2 6 3.0 0 4 3 22 7.3 0 2.8
8 at KC L 19-29 6 40 6.7 1 3 3 14 4.7 0 11.4
9 at PHI L 23-51 6 21 3.5 0 3 2 9 4.5 0 3.0
10 NE L 16-41 8 24 3.0 0 1 1 5 5.0 0 2.9
11 CIN L 17-20 14 44 3.1 0 6 5 54 10.8 0 9.8
12 at OAK L 14-21 6 11 1.8 0 2 2 22 11.0 0 3.3
13 at MIA L 9-35 2 8 4.0 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0.8
14 NYJ W 23-0 9 22 2.4 0 2 2 12 6.0 0 3.4
15 at IND W 25-13 11 39 3.5 0 1 1 10 10.0 0 4.9
16 at WAS L 11-27 8 47 5.9 0 8 5 24 4.8 0 7.1
17 KC L 24-27 3 21 7.0 0 1 1 25 25.0 0 4.6

2016 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 CAR W 21-20 3 8 2.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.8
2 IND W 34-20 9 46 5.1 0 1 1 5 5.0 0 5.1
3 at CIN W 29-17 4 8 2.0 0 1 1 17 17.0 0 2.5
4 at TB W 27-7 7 30 4.3 0 1 0 0 - 0 3.0
5 ATL L 16-23 6 23 3.8 0 6 4 36 9.0 0 5.9
6 at SD L 13-21 5 46 9.2 0 2 2 7 3.5 0 5.3
7 HOU W 27-9 17 83 4.9 1 2 1 4 4.0 0 14.7
8 SD W 27-19 19 54 2.8 1 6 5 30 6.0 0 14.4
9 at OAK L 20-30 10 22 2.2 0 3 1 8 8.0 0 3.0
10 at NO W 25-23 24 76 3.2 0 2 2 12 6.0 0 8.8
12 KC L 27-30 24 79 3.3 0 2 1 22 22.0 0 10.1
13 at JAC W 20-10 18 35 1.9 1 1 1 2 2.0 0 9.7
14 at TEN L 10-13 3 1 0.3 0 2 2 10 5.0 0 1.1
15 NE L 3-16 6 17 2.8 0 4 2 16 8.0 0 3.3
16 at KC L 10-33 5 27 5.4 0 10 6 44 7.3 0 7.1
17 OAK W 24-6 14 57 4.1 1 3 2 52 26.0 1 22.9

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