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Tagged: Leonard Fournette (144 Results)

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term RB rankings

It can be debated whether Leonard Fournette or Rachaad White will be better for the duration of the season. Fournette has more experience, while White just started ahead of him for first time last week. I consider them to be a one-two punch (and while White ran for over 100 yards in Munich, I thought Fournette was the more impressive of the two in that game).   more »

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Podcast: November 17 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 10 of the NFL regular season, then look ahead to tonight's Titans-Packers matchup. Sponsored by the Fantasy Football Counselor.  more »

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Sep
20

NFL suspends Bucs WR Evans for one game

The NFL suspended Tampa Bay Bucs wide receiver MIKE EVANS for one game for his role in a fight in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Evans is suspended “forMore violations of unnecessary roughness and unsportsmanlike conduct rules”, according to the league. Evans pushed the Saints’ MARSHON LATTIMORE to the turf after he engaged in an altercation with TOM BRADY and LEONARD FOURNETTE. Both Evans and Lattimore were ejected from Sunday’s game. Evans, meanwhile, is expected to appeal the suspension. Less

Source: NFL.com

Sep
16

Bucs entire offense questionable for Week #2

OK, so maybe a bit of an exaggeration. But the Tampa Bay Bucs have several key offensive players trying to overcome injuries heading into Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.More Wide receivers MIKE EVANS (calf), JULIO JONES (knee), and CHRIS GODWIN (hamstring) all missed Thursday’s practice for Tampa Bay. Wide receiver RUSSELL GAGE and running back LEONARD FOURNETTE practiced on Thursday, but both were limited by hamstring issues. Fantasy owners (and TOM BRADY) are hoping for better news coming out of today’s practice session. Less

Source: Team Website

Factoid: Older running backs

A lot of the top running back prospects are older guys – not ancient, but guys in the second halves of their careers. That makes me nervous, with it tending to be a younger man’s position.  more »

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Mar
25

Bucs re-sign RB Fournette for 3 years

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and running back LEONARD FOURNETTE agreed to terms this week on a three-year contract that will keep the 27-year-old rusher in town. Fournette had the best overallMore season of his career in 2021, despite missing the last three games of the season with a hamstring injury. “Playoff Lenny” reportedly met with the New England Patriots before deciding to return to Tampa Bay. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Around the NFL: Tampa Nay

After winning a Super Bowl championship, the Bucs famously brought back all 22 offensive and defensive starters to make a run at a repeat. That ended with a divisional round loss to the Rams. And now things are at the opposite end of the spectrum for the team.   more »

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Fantasy News: Revised projections

The eight remaining playoff teams have submitted their official injury reports for this weekend’s games, and there are some developments that should affect your expectations for the games and the production of the offenses.  more »

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Jan
17

Brady leads Bucs in playoff rout

Tampa Bay quarterback TOM BRADY threw touchdown passes to ROB GRONKOWSKI and MIKE EVANS in Sunday’s playoff win over the Philadelphia Eagles. With running backs LEONARD FOURNETTE and RONALD JONES bothMore out, the backups held their own with 2 rushing touchdowns while the defense returned to form and held the Eagles top-ranked rushing offense mostly in check. Less

Source: Team Website

Dec
22

Fournette likely headed to injured reserve, Bucs sign Le’Veon Bell

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LEONARD FOURNETTE is expected to be placed on injured reserve due to a hamstring injury that left him on crutches after Sunday night’s game. Fournette wouldMore miss the rest of the regular season, but he is expected to return for the playoffs. With Fournette out, the Buccaneers are signing veteran running back LE’VEON BELL. Bell is expected to back up RONALD JONES, who now moves into the starting role. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Dec
21

Bucs WR Godwin out for season with ACL injury

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver CHRIS GODWIN will be out for the remainder of the 2021 season after suffering a torn ACL in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. GodwinMore suffered the injury early in the second quarter on a low tackle. It was a costly game for the Bucs, who also lost wide receiver MIKE EVANS and running back LEONARD FOURNETTE to hamstring injuries. The status of both Evans and Fournette has yet to be determined. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Ronald Jones

Leonard Fournette injures a hamstring, and suddenly Ronald Jones is looking like the one of the players who’ll help to flip some fantasy playoff games. He’s got a great line in front of him, and the Bucs are closing the season with three games against lesser run defenses.  more »

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Dec
6

Brady leads Bucs with 4 touchdowns vs. Falcons

The LEONARD FOURNETTE show was on display last weekend but TOM BRADY was front and center again this Sunday in Tampa Bay’s win over the Atlanta Falcons. Brady threw for 4More touchdowns in the game, including 2 of them to tight end ROB GRONKOWSKI. Brady’s favorite target on Sunday was wide receiver CHRIS GODWIN, who finished with a single-game franchise record 15 catches. Less

Source: Team Website

Podcast: December 2 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 12 of the NFL regular season and look ahead to tonight's Cowboys-Saints game. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

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Nov
29

Fournette leads Bucs with 4 touchdowns

Tampa Bay running back LEONARD FOURNETTE scored 4 touchdowns in Sunday’s comeback win over the Indianapolis Colts. Fournette ran for 100 yards and 3 of his touchdowns while adding a fourth touchdown receiving to go along with 31 receiving yards.

Source: Tampa Bay Times

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