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Tagged: Leonard Fournette (117 Results)

Factoid: Tampa running backs

Ronald Jones sat out last week's Tampa Bay game at Washington, much to the dismay of those who started him (he was held out after aggravating a quad injury in pregame warmups). Jones has now started off this week with a missed practice, so he's iffy for the game at New Orleans.   more »

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Jan
11

Brady, Fournette lead Bucs to playoff win

Tampa Bay quarterback TOM BRADY led the Bucs to their first playoff victory since winning Super Bowl 37 way back in 2003. Brady helped his fantasy owners with 2 touchdowns andMore 381 passing yards against the Washington Football Team. Running back LEONARD FOURNETTE played his best game with the Bucs, scoring a touchdown and totaling 132 scrimmage yards. Fournette got the call with fellow rushers RONALD JONES (quad) and LESEAN MCCOY (illness) sidelined. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Factoid: Fournette For The Title

I’m thinking Leonard Fournette could play a key role in deciding some fantasy championship games this week. He’s had a terrible year, but he’s ending up in an ideal spot.  more »

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Dec
22

RoJo likely out vs. Lions

Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES is unlikely to return from the Covid-19 reserve list in time for Saturday’s game against the Detroit Lions. Jones is also dealing with a brokenMore pinkie finger, and head coach Bruce Arians said his starting running back is doubtful for Week #16. With Jones likely out again, the Bucs will turn to LEONARD FOURNETTE. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Dec
16

RoJo has broken pinky, status uncertain for Week #15

Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES was scheduled for surgery on Tuesday to have a pin placed in his broken pinkie finger. X-rays after Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings revealedMore the broken pinky, although Jones did play the entire game. If Jones is out this Sunday against Atlanta, the Bucs will likely turn to LEONARD FOURNETTE. Interestingly, Fournette was a healthy scratch against the Vikings as the Bucs benched him in favor of veteran LESEAN MCCOY. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Dec
1

Jaguars rookie RB Robinson close to breaking record

Jacksonville Jaguars undrafted rookie running back JAMES ROBINSON has 1,170 scrimmage yards through 11 games this season. Robinson is just 159 yards away from breaking Dominic Rhodes’ record (1,328 in 2001)More for most scrimmage yards by an undrafted rookie in the common draft era. Robinson has certainly rewarded savvy fantasy owners that moved quickly when he took over after the surprising release of LEONARD FOURNETTE earlier this season. Less

Source: NFL.com

Oct
28

Bucs RB Fournette to handle third-down role

Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians said earlier this week that running back LEONARD FOURNETTE will be the team’s new “nickel” running back, meaning that he will handle the third-down role.More The role was originally expected to go to veteran running back LESEAN MCCOY, but he has been mostly ignored this season. Fournette, meanwhile, had a mildly productive outing against the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Oct
8

Thursday night injury update

The Tampa Bay Bucs will be without wide receivers CHRIS GODWIN and JUSTIN WATSON, along with running back LESEAN MCCOY for tonight’s game against the Chicago Bears. Running back LEONARD FOURNETTEMore is listed as doubtful. Meanwhile, wide receivers MIKE EVANS and SCOTT MILLER have the best chance to play, although both are officially listed as questionable for the game. Less

Source: NFL.com

Oct
7

Bucs offense depleted by injury

The Tampa Bay Bucs did not practice on Monday, but the estimated practice report indicated that wide receivers MIKE EVANS (ankle), CHRIS GODWIN (hamstring), SCOTTY MILLER (hip/groin), and JUSTIN WATSON (chest)More all would have been non-participants. In addition to the wideouts, running backs LEONARD FOURNETTE (ankle) and LESEAN MCCOY (ankle) were in no better shape. The depleted Bucs play on Thursday night this week against the Chicago Bears. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Oct
2

Bucs skill players miss Thursday practice

Tampa Bay wide receivers CHRIS GODWIN and SCOTTY MILLER missed practice for the second consecutive day as both players deal with their respective injuries. Godwin is dealing with a bad hamstring,More while Miller has a hip/groin issue. Meanwhile, running back LEONARD FOURNETTE also missed a second consecutive practice as he tries to recover from a bum ankle. Less

Source: Team Website

Mailbag: September 24, 2020

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Is Drew Brees finished? What's up with T.Y. Hilton's slow start? Is Leonard Fournette now "The Man" in Tampa Bay. A.J. Brown's lingering knee injury. And more. more »

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Ask the Experts: Which Florida committee running back is best?

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 Florida committee back is best?  more »

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Sep
8

Jaguars RB Armstead out of action for a while

Jacksonville running back RYQUELL ARMSTEAD was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list over the weekend and the team is not expecting him back soon. Head coach Doug Marrone said on MondayMore that it would be a while before Armstead is able to play. With LEONARD FOURNETTE no longer in town and Armstead out of action, the Jacksonville backfield looks like an iffy fantasy proposition. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Fantasy News: Bucs running backs

Looking at these Tampa Bay running backs, I don’t have a lot of confidence in any of them. I don’t know that we can count on any one guy getting a big workload.  more »

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Sep
4

ROJO still the lead back for Bucs

Before fantasy owners rush to draft new Tampa Bay running back LEONARD FOURNETTE, it should be noted that head coach Bruce Arians said on Thursday that RONALD JONES remains atop theMore Bucs running back depth chart. Of course, Arians has said many things during an offseason in which Tampa Bay drafted rookie running back KE’SHAWN VAUGHN and signed veteran rusher LESEAN MCCOY. Less

Source: NBC Sports

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