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 Stats > Tim Hightower  
 
Running Back, New Orleans Saints

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Draft: 2008 Round 5 (14)
College: Richmond
DOB: 1986-05-23 Age: 30
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#57 7 13.12

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2008 ARI 16 143 399 2.8 10 49 33 230 7.0 0 122.9 7.7
2009 ARI 16 143 598 4.2 8 80 63 428 6.8 0 150.6 9.4
2010 ARI 16 153 736 4.8 5 42 21 136 6.5 0 117.2 7.3
2011 WAS 5 84 321 3.8 1 15 10 78 7.8 1 51.9 10.4
2015 NO 6 96 375 3.9 4 13 12 129 10.8 0 74.4 12.4
2016 (Projected) NO   84 346 4.1 3   15 116 7.7 0 64.2  

2016 Outlook
Depth Chart
Tim Hightower’s re-signing this off-season adds some intrigue to deep fantasy leagues. Hightower will be worthy of handcuff consideration after the team let Khiry Robinson depart via free agency and a lack of commitment to C.J. Spiller. When given a shot after Ingram went down late in the 2015 season, Hightower not only ran well, but chipped in nicely in the passing game and notched four scores in the process. If he can continue to produce and earn the confidence in Sean Payton, he could be worked into the rotation as a way to keep Mark Ingram healthy later into the season.
Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Mark Ingram
RB2RB2 C.J. Spiller
RB3RB3 Tim Hightower
RB4RB4 Travaris Cadet
RB5RB5 Marcus Murphy
RB6FB1 Austin Johnson
RB7RB6 Daniel Lasco
Saints Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Hightower re-joining Saints backfield
Handcuff material for Ingram owners
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Apr 8, 11:45 am

New Orleans
Running back Tim Hightower is re-signing with the New Orleans Saints, according to a source. The two sides met last week and have agreed to initial terms on a new contract. Hightower played in eight games for New Orleans in 2016, rushing for 375 yards and four touchdowns. He also caught 12 passes for 129 yards. (Times Picayune)

FFToday's Take: Hightower filled in nicely for an injured Mark Ingram allowing the team to let Khiry Robinson move on in free agency. Even though Hightower is closing in on 30 years age, he spent three-plus years out of the league due to a knee injury. He'll be handcuff material for Ingram owners.



2015 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
10 at WAS L 14-47 11 46 4.2 0 0 0 0 - 0 4.6
13 CAR L 38-41 1 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.2
14 at TB W 24-17 28 85 3.0 1 1 1 10 10.0 0 15.5
15 DET L 27-35 13 54 4.2 0 4 3 31 10.3 0 8.5
16 JAC W 38-27 27 122 4.5 2 3 3 47 15.7 0 28.9
17 at ATL W 20-17 16 66 4.1 1 5 5 41 8.2 0 16.7

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