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Tagged: D'Andre Swift (36 Results)

Mailbag: June 10, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Special kickoff edition. How to handle the 18th week. Are Gronk and D'Andre Swift viable keepers? Travis Kelce's relative value. Special bonus trivia question. And more. more »

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Jun
7

Lions to feature RB Swift in passing game?

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn seems to change his plans for the backfield on a daily basis. After initially suggesting that newcomer JAMAAL WILLIAMS will lead the backfield, Lynn indicatedMore last week that he now plans to go with the “hot hand” at running back this season. Lynn also suggested that running back D’ANDRE SWIFT could be used in more of a receiver role in 2021 because “he has natural hands”. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

May
6

Lions to carry on without RB Johnson

The Detroit Lions informed running back KERRYON JOHNSON yesterday that he will be waived today. Johnson, 23, was the team’s second-round draft pick in 2018. He struggled with injuries in hisMore first two seasons, before settling into a third-down role in 2020. D’ANDRE SWIFT will start for the Lions this season, with new addition JAMAAL WILLIAMS set to handle the backup role. The Lions also drafted rookie running back JERMAR JEFFERSON in the seventh-round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Feb
11

Swift headed for big role in Lions offense

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn and assistant head coach/running backs coach Duce Staley praised running back D’ANDRE SWIFT on Wednesday as a “three-down back”. Swift led the Lions with 10More touchdowns as a rookie despite missing three games, and the team appears to be counting on him to play a bigger role in 2021. Staley said that Swift has “special traits” that should allow him to be a 25-touch-a-game back, with a role in both the passing game and the running game. Fantasy owners take note. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Jan
26

Lions hire Staley as assistant head coach

The Detroit Lions are hiring former running back Duce Staley to work as Dan Campbell’s assistant head coach and the team’s running backs coach. Staley has spent the past decade withMore the Philadelphia Eagles working with running backs like LeSean McCoy, LeGarrette Blount and, most recently, Miles Sanders. In Detroit, Staley will inherit a running back room headlined by D’ANDRE SWIFT, who will look to improve on an impressive rookie season. Less

Source: Detroit News

Jan
25

Lions hire Lynn as new offensive coordinator

The Detroit Lions have hired former Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn as their new offensive coordinator. Lynn replaces Darrell Bevell, the former Lions interim coach and offensive coordinator, whoMore has been hired to lead Urban Meyer’s offense in Jacksonville. AUSTIN EKELER developed into one of the more versatile running backs in the league under Lynn, something to keep in mind for fans of Lions running back D’ANDRE SWIFT. Less

Source: Mlive.com

Dec
7

Bevell era begins with Detroit victory

With rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT and star wide receiver KENNY GOLLADAY both unavailable for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, their replacements carried the load in Detroit’s comeback win. VeteranMore running back ADRIAN PETERSON scored 2 touchdowns, while new lead receiver MARVIN JONES scored a touchdown and led the team in receptions and yards. MATTHEW STAFFORD looked re-energized under interim head coach Darrell Bevell, topping 400 yards passing with 3 touchdowns. Less

Source: Mlive.com

Podcast: December 4 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 13 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly and RotoWire.  more »

Dec
4

Lions RB Swift clears concussion protocol but still misses practice

First, the good news. Detroit Lions rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT finally cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol. Now for the bad news. Swift missed Thursday’s practice due to an illness. TheMore illness was not related to Covid-19, which means Swift could potentially return to action on Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Fantasy owners will want to monitor his status over the next couple of days. Less

Source: Detroit News

Dec
3

Lions WR Golladay improving, RB Swift still in concussion protocol

Detroit Lions wide receiver KENNY GOLLADAY is reportedly making progress, but he remains day to day in what has become a very slow recovery from a hip injury. Golladay has missedMore the past month after also missing two games with a hamstring injury to start the season. Meanwhile, rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT practiced on a limited basis on Wednesday and remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol two weeks after initially reporting a brain injury. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Nov
27

RB Peterson the lone bright spot in Lions Thanksgiving Day loss

Coming off a shutout loss last weekend and learning just before Thursday’s game against the Houston Texans that rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT would be unavailable, the Detroit Lions seemingly hadMore nowhere to go but up on Thanksgiving. Unfortunately for the Lions, they lost their fourth consecutive Thanksgiving Day game. Veteran running back ADRIAN PETERSON was the lone bright spot for the Lions (and for any fantasy owners that actually started him) with 2 one-yard touchdown runs while filling in for the concussed Swift. Less

Source: Detroit News

Nov
26

Swift, Golladay, Amendola all out for Lions

Detroit Lions running back D’ANDRE SWIFT has been ruled out for today’s Thanksgiving Day game against the Houston Texans. The Lions will move forward with some combination of ADRIAN PETERSON and KERRYON JOHNSON.  Also out for the Lions are wide receivers KENNY GOLLADAY and DANNY AMENDOLA, both of whom are dealing with hip injuries.

Source: ESPN.com

Nov
26

Lions RB Swift questionable vs. Texans, WRs Golladay, Amendola out

The Detroit Lions could have running back D’ANDRE SWIFT back in the lineup for today’s Thanksgiving Day game against the Houston Texans. Swift is expected to be the Lions starting runningMore back if he is able to clear the concussion protocol prior to kickoff. Unfortunately, wide receivers KENNY GOLLADAY and DANNY AMENDOLA have both been ruled out with hip injuries. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Nov
25

RB Swift up, WR Golladay down for Lions

The Detroit Lions released their projected practice report on Tuesday, ahead of Thursday’s traditional Thanksgiving Day game. Rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT was upgraded to a limited participant while he worksMore his way back from a concussion suffered last week. Unfortunately, the news was not all good as wide receiver KENNY GOLLADAY was downgraded from a limited participant on Monday to a non-participant on Tuesday. Golladay has missed the past three games with a hip injury and his outlook for Thursday is poor. Less

Source: Detroit News

Nov
24

Lions RB Swift still in concussion protocol

Detroit Lions rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol with Thursday’s Thanksgiving game against the Houston Texans just days away. Swift was listed as a non-participant on the Lions estimated practice report on Monday.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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