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 Stats > C.J. Prosise  
 
Running Back, Seattle Seahawks

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Draft: 2016 Round 3 (27)
College: Notre Dame
DOB: 1994-05-20 Age: 23
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#60 8 12.07

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2016 SEA 6 30 172 5.7 1 19 17 208 12.2 0 44.0 7.3
2017 SEA 2 4 11 2.8 0 6 3 22 7.3 0 3.3 1.7
2017 (Projected) SEA   39 184 4.7 1   37 326 8.8 1 63.0  

2017 Outlook
Depth Chart
While he's been shoehorned into being a "Darren Sproles-like" player comparison by many fantasy analysts due to his ability in the passing game, the truth is that there is much more than meets the stat sheet for this talented young tailback. At 6'1" and 225 lbs, Prosise does not fit the mold of a traditional pass catching specialist at the running back position. Most of those players are undersized and are used sparingly as runners in order to keep them from taking a beating. But in Prosise's case, that's not really a concern. Prosise is built like a feature back who simply also has the skills to take the majority of the backfield work on passing downs.

With that said, there is obviously a reason why the team opted to sign veteran Eddie Lacy and not simply hand over the job to Prosise and Rawls. In Prosise's case, health concerns come into play. A former wide receiver in college, Prosise's body has not held up well to the wear and tear of playing the running back position. He suffered a concussion and a high ankle sprain in his senior year at Notre Dame, then followed it up with hip, hand and shoulder injuries as a rookie. These injuries caused him to much the majority of the season and have to give the coaching staff pause about whether or not he can physically stand up to the beatings that NFL running backs take.

It's certainly possible that Prosise's injury history is just a string of bad luck and all reports out of Seahawks camp seem to be that he is fully healthy and ready to take on a significant role for the team in 2017. Projected to be the team's primary back on passing downs, Prosise's value is obviously boosted significantly in PPR formats as he might only touch the ball a handful of times per game to start the season. There is concern that his PPR value might be inflated as the Seahawks have not proven to be committed to passing the ball to their running backs in the Pete Carroll era. The player who has caught the most passes out of the backfield since Russell WIlson took over at quarterback is Marshawn Lynch and the most he ever caught in a season was 40 passes. Of course, the team hasn't been loaded with many pass catching specialists in the backfield, but the concern is still there.

Rawls and Lacy are expected to battle for the early down work, but if Prosise can remain healthy while showing the flash and excitement that he did at times as a rookie, there's no reason to believe that he can't work his way into some early down work. His ADP makes him a cheap investment for those in PPR formats, but he might just have the highest upside of any player in this Seattle backfield while also providing the highest, most consistent floor due to his work in the passing game.
Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB2 Thomas Rawls
RB2RB1 Eddie Lacy
RB3RB3 C.J. Prosise
RB4RB4 Chris Carson
RB5RB5 J.D. McKissic
RB6RB6 George Farmer
Seahawks Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
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.


Seahawks WR corps rounding into form
Paul Richardson emerging as No. 3 over Jermaine Kearse
By: Antonio D'Arcangelis | Tue Aug 8, 10:40 am

Seattle Seahawks
ESPN is reporting that Paul Richardson appears to be the No. 3 behind Doug Baldwin and Tyler Lockett (leg), and that this could be the best group of pass-catching weapons that Russell Wilson has ever had. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: The Seahawks' quarterback has showcased the diverse array of weapons at his disposal, including the speed of Lockett and Richardson and mismatches with guys like Graham and C.J. Prosise. Baldwin presents a problem for defenses operating out of the slot. This looks to be another good bet for fantasy production, and Wilson is a safe bet for solid numbers with plenty of upside.



2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at GB L 9-17 4 11 2.8 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.1
2 SF W 12-9 0 0 - 0 6 3 22 7.3 0 2.2

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 1 -2 -2.0 0 1 1 13 13.0 0 1.1
7 at ARI T 6-6 1 0 0.0 0 3 2 17 8.5 0 1.7
8 at NO L 20-25 4 23 5.8 0 4 4 80 20.0 0 10.3
9 BUF W 31-25 3 9 3.0 0 1 1 6 6.0 0 1.5
10 at NE W 31-24 17 66 3.9 0 7 7 87 12.4 0 15.3
11 PHI W 26-15 4 76 19.0 1 3 2 5 2.5 0 14.1

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