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Running Back, Washington Redskins

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Draft: 2018 Round 2 (27)
College: Louisiana State
Ht: 5’10”  Wt: 212 DOB: 1997-06-21 Age: 22
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#38 5 6.04

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2019 WAS 4 37 203 5.5 2 10 7 79 11.3 1 46.2 11.6
2019 (Projected) WAS   143 628 4.4 5   25 186 7.4 0 111.4  

2019 Outlook
Depth Chart
A knee injury in the 2018 preseason cost Derrius Guice his entire rookie campaign. The former second-round pick of the 2018 NFL draft spent the offseason rehabbing his torn ACL and appears to be on pace to start the 2019 season.

The problem for Guice is the Redskins signed veteran tailback Adrian Peterson to a contract extension after AD filled in admirably last season in Guice's stead. The team also used a four round pick on Stanford running back Bryce Love, and third-down specialist Chris Thompson is still on the roster.

Presumably, the team will slowly work Guice into a rotation with Peterson to begin the season, with Thompson or Love working in on third down. Should Guice impress and show he is the better option, one would assume that Jay Gruden would adjust his workload accordingly. However, it is possible that the Redskins will utilize a committee approach similar to what the Eagles have used over the past few seasons, which would limit the value of both Guice and Peterson.

There is no doubting Guice's talent, and he is a far superior pass catcher when compared to Peterson. But the lack of clear touches makes him a boom or bust pick at a point in the draft where more safe options can be found.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB2 Adrian Peterson
RB2RB1 Derrius Guice
RB3RB3 Chris Thompson
RB4RB4 Wendell Smallwood
RB5RB5 Shaun Wilson
RB6RB6 Bryce Love
Redskins Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury More injury troubles for Derrius Guice
Expected to miss time with knee injury
By: Mike Krueger | Mon Sep 9, 12:36 pm

Washington Redskins
Sources: #Redskins RB Derrius Guice had an MRI this morning on the other, non-ACL knee and he’s likely to miss some time. The hope is he does not need surgery, but the team is doing a full evaluation. He gained 18 yards on 10 carries, looking like he wasn’t himself. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: It's unfortunate for Guice who was set to get the bulk of rushing duties for the Redskins after Adrian Peterson was declared inactive in Week 1. Expect Peterson to take over work on early-downs beginning in Week 2 with Chris Thompson sticking in his familiar third-down role.

2019 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at PHI L 27-32 10 18 1.8 0 3 3 20 6.7 0 3.8
11 NYJ L 17-34 7 24 3.4 0 2 1 45 45.0 1 12.9
12 DET W 19-16 10 32 3.2 0 2 1 6 6.0 0 3.8
13 at CAR W 29-21 10 129 12.9 2 3 2 8 4.0 0 25.7

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