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Tagged: Isiah Pacheco (17 Results)


Kansas City RB Pacheco had offseason surgery

Kansas City head coach Andy Reid confirmed that running back ISIAH PACHECO is on the mend after a pair of offseason surgeries. Pacheco reportedly had an injury to his hand andMore a torn labrum, both of which were repaired during the offseason surgeries. Reid said that Pacheco was “making progress” before adding “We’ll just see how he does with it”. If Pacheco were to suffer any sort of setback, Kansas City also has JERICK MCKINNON and CLYDE EDWARDS-HELAIRE returning to the backfield from last season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Jerick McKinnon

Running backs are having a hard time landing contracts this offseason. Big names like Ezekiel Elliott and Leonard Fournette are still unemployed. And so is another running back best known for his receiving, former Kansas City back Jerick McKinnon.   more »



KC running back Pacheco looking to build on strong rookie season

While Kansas City rookie running back ISIAH PACHECO had an impressive first season in the NFL, the young rusher acknowledged this week that there is room for improvement heading into theMore upcoming season. Pacheco, a seventh-round pick, will enter 2023 as the starting running back over former first-round running back CLYDE EDWARDS-HELAIRE. He said recently that he’s working to become a more patient runner and a more reliable receiver out of the backfield this season. Take note, fantasy owners. Less



RB Gordon likely headed to free agency

Kansas City let the practice squad contract of veteran running back MELVIN GORDON expire this week, meaning that Gordon is likely headed to free agency. While the team could reach anMore agreement with Gordon, fellow running backs ISIAH PACHECO, CLYDE EDWARDS-HELAIRE, and LA’MICAL PERINE are also on the Kansas City roster. Gordon joined the Kansas City practice squad back in late November after being cut by the Denver Broncos, but he was never elevated to the active roster. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Isiah Pacheco

Kansas City is primarily a passing team, but it stumbled onto a nice running back in the seventh round. Isiah Pacheco has been starting for them for most of the year, and he moved into that role before Clyde Edwards-Helaire ran into injury problems.   more »


Factoid: Isiah Pacheco

Isiah Pacheco looks like a key player for the AFC Championship game. I think they’re going to have to use him more than usual, and he’s been an effective back.  more »



Edwards-Helaire nears return for Kansas City

Kansas City running back CLYDE EDWARDS-HELAIRE was designated to return to practice from injured reserve this week. The 21-day practice window is now open, meaning that Edwards-Helaire can be activated toMore the 53-man roster at any point during that window. While his teammates are excited for his return, fantasy owners of fellow running backs ISIAH PACHECO and JERICK MCKINNON may not share in the excitement. While Pacheco and McKinnon will likely continue to lead the backfield in the playoffs, time will tell if Edwards-Helaire also plays a role. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Isiah Pacheco

That was a really nice rookie season for Isiah Pacheco. He ran for 830 yards, and that kind of production is rare from a rookie selected in the 7th round.   more »


Podcast: December 8 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back on Week 13 of the NFL regular season, then look ahead (but don't look forward) to tonight's Raiders-Rams game. Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Counselor.  more »

Around the NFL: Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon is staying in the AFC West. He says he’s signing a contract with Kansas City – his fourth city in that division.   more »


Factoid: Isiah Pacheco

Kansas City is at Los Angeles tonight, and I will be interested to see how Isiah Pacheco performs. He seems to be taking command of that running game, to the point where Clyde Edwards-Helaire hardly got on the field last week.   more »


Around the NFL: Sunday morning injury updates

The Sunday morning injury reports are coming in, and there are some significant developments. The biggest is that D'Andre Swift, out since Week 3 with a shoulder injury, is expected to be inactive again. And the Kansas City backfield is also being shaken up.   more »


Mailbag: September 15, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is Taysom Hill this year's sneaky tight end weapon? Stacking Bengals. Ken Walker's potential. And sifting through Green Bay's receiving corps. more »


Factoid: Isiah Pacheco

Isiah Pacheco has been the most impressive of the late-round running backs. With Kansas City not having a proven, reliable player at the position, it’s reasonable to wonder if Pacheco at some point this season could have a decent role in one of the league’s best offenses.  more »


Ask the Experts: Who has stood out most this preseason?

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 player has stood out for you the most (good or bad) this preseason?   more »


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