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Tagged: Leonard Fournette (144 Results)

Oct
22

Bucs not planning to trade RB Jones

Fantasy owners hoping that Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES will be traded to a better situation prior to the upcoming trade deadline will likely be disappointed to hear from BucsMore head coach Bruce Arians on the matter. Arians said on Wednesday that he would rather have depth at running back than anything the Bucs might get in a trade. With fellow running back LEONARD FOURNETTE establishing himself as the clear leader in the Bucs backfield, it looks like more of the same for Jones and his fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: September 17 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 2 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly and Footballguys.  more »

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Sep
15

Bucs name Ronald Jones as starting RB vs. Falcons

Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES will start for the Buccaneers on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Jones fumbled in the first half of the regular season opener against Dallas andMore was promptly given a seat on the bench for the remainder of the game. While Jones will get the start, fellow running backs LEONARD FOURNETTE and GIOVANI BERNARD are expected to also be in the mix against the Falcons. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: August 25 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Scott Pianowski of Yahoo Sports joins the podcast to talk Our Guys -- players we're already heavily invested in for the 2021 fantasy season. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »

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Aug
20

Veteran RB Bernard to be a major part of Bucs offense

Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians said on Thursday that veteran running back GIOVANI BERNARD has been “more than pretty good”, adding that the Bucs newest backfield addition is already aMore major part of the offense. If Arians is to be believed, fantasy owners will have to sort through the Bucs running back corps with fellow rushers RONALD JONES, LEONARD FOURNETTE, and KE’SHAWN VAUGHN also in the mix. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jul
15

Versatile RB Bernard to have role in Tampa Bay backfield

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers expect to use versatile veteran running back GIOVANI BERNARD in multiple ways heading into the upcoming season. Super Bowl championship aside, Bucs running backs led the leagueMore with 17 drops last season. Meanwhile, Bernard begins the season with the third most receptions among running backs since 2013. He is also a strong pass blocker and veteran leader who appears to be part of a three-pronged attack along with fellow running backs RONALD JONES and LEONARD FOURNETTE. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Tampa Bay running backs

There was a story over the weekend that Bruce Arians plans to have Leonard Fournette and Ronald Jones split time. The Bucs also have Giovani Bernard, and maybe still have hopes for last year's 3rd-rounder Keshawn Vaughn. Is there value to be squeezed out of this backfield?   more »

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Around the NFL: Tampa running backs

The Bucs just won a Super Bowl, but it was primarily due to their defense and their top-5 passing game. Investing in their bottom-5 running game a year ago didn't really pay off, and it probably won't in 2021, either. If anything things might be worse.   more »

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Apr
13

Bucs sign veteran RB Bernard to one-year deal

The Tampa Bay Bucs signed veteran running back GIOVANI BERNARD to a one-year contract on Monday. Bernard, 29, is a versatile back who spent his entire eight-year career with the CincinnatiMore Bengals before being released last week. Bernard joins a crowded running back room that includes fellow running backs RONALD JONES, LEONARD FOURNETTE, and KE’SHAWN VAUGHN. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Mar
29

Bucs reach deal with RB Fournette

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free agent running back LEONARD FOURNETTE to a one-year contract late last week. The signing means that the Bucs will officially keep the core of theirMore Super Bowl championship team together for the 2021 season. Fournette finished the regular season strong last year and exploded in the postseason during the Bucs Super Bowl run. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Factoid: Sammy Watkins

The Super Bowl featured a couple of notable contract year players. One made himself some money yesterday, while the other looks ready to slide back into being more of a part-time type player.  more »

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Ask the Experts: Who changed your opinion most this postseason?

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 or team has changed your opinion, for good or ill, the most this postseason?  more »

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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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