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Tagged: Damien Harris (23 Results)

Scheduletron: Fool's gold?

Denver and New England project to play the worst defenses this year. At least according to last year’s numbers. History shows that hasn’t been a reliable tool for predicting what will actual happen.   more »

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Factoid: Running but not catching

The Patriots have the weird deal where they don’t throw to their starting running back. More so than other teams, they like to have a back who runs, with more of a pass-catching specialist playing in spread formations.  more »

NFL Injury Report: Saturday injury report

The NFL has released the Saturday injury report, and it includes some notable names – and not just with the Monday night teams. Keenan Allen and Sammy Watkins, most notably, have revised listings.   more »

Around the NFL: Pats-Broncos postponed, Bills-Titans in doubt

We wake up each morning to see results of COVID-19 tests around the NFL. There have been positives for both the Patriots and Titans. According to Adam Schefter, the league is going to postpone Denver-New England. With the Titans, who knows.   more »

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Ask the Experts: Which slow starter will turn things around?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which slow starter will turn things around the rest of the way?  more »

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Oct
1

Patriots RB’s White, Harris return to practice

New England running back JAMES WHITE returned to the team on Wednesday after missing the last two games due to his father’s death in a car crash. Fellow running back DAMIENMore HARRIS also returned to practice. Harris was placed on injured reserve prior to the start of the regular season due to a finger injury. Less

Source: Boston Globe

Sep
8

Patriots place RB Harris on injured reserve

The New England Patriots placed second year running back DAMIEN HARRIS on injured reserve on Monday. Under new rules for the 2020 season, Harris will miss at least the first threeMore weeks of the season. Harris reportedly underwent finger surgery last week and has not practiced since. The 2019 third-round draft pick had looked like a potential starter before his injury. Less

Source: New England Sports Network

Around the NFL: Patriots cut Miller

Patriots release Lamar Miller, and their backfield begins to come into focus Or does it? I wonder if Bill Belichick has one more notable running back move left in him this season.  more »

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Sep
4

Patriots RB Harris could miss season opener

New England running back DAMIEN HARRIS has been sidelined with a hand injury that could threaten his availability for the season opener. Harris was expected to join SONY MICHEL in theMore Patriots backfield, but the injury has put that plan in jeopardy. The Patriots did sign LAMAR MILLER during the offseason, but the veteran is working his way back from a torn ACL that sidelined him for the 2019 season. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Mailbag: August 21, 2020

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Is Damien Harris the key sleeper in 2020 drafts? How the rankings change with two quarterbacks -- and team quarterbacks. Trey Burton, Adrian Peterson, dynasty rankings and a lot more. more »

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Around the NFL: Patriots running backs

New England signs Lamar Miller, and he’s an interesting wild card on that roster. I don’t think he’ll be their main tailback, but it’s at least a possibility. Bill Belichick has had luck with transplanted veteran runners in the past.   more »

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Around the NFL: Lamar Miller

I put together the depth charts for Fantasy Index, including the list of unsigned veterans. I've wondered why there's been no news of interest regarding Lamar Miller. An unexciting name to be sure, but that hasn't kept Carlos Hyde and Peyton Barber from finding work. Well, Miller found work yesterday.   more »

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Around the NFL: Patriots running backs

The Patriots recently restructured Rex Burkhead's contract. More accurately, it's a paycut, which increases his odds of remaining on the roster in 2020. But it doesn't guarantee it. It will be good news for New England's other running backs if the Patriots do part ways.   more »

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Around the NFL: Damien Harris

The risks of expecting too much from rookie running backs were discovered by those who took a late-round stab on Damien Harris a year ago. The third-rounder out of Alabama was only even active for two games, carrying 4 times for 12 yards. But maybe Year 2 will be different.   more »

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Ian Allan: Sophomore backs

What do we make of running backs who don’t do much as rookies? Darrell Henderson and Damien Harris, for example. Is it time to cut bait on those guys?  more »

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