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Tagged: Royce Freeman (14 Results)


Backfield committee likely in Denver

In seven of the last eight seasons, two Denver running backs have had at least 100 rushing attempts. The trend is expected to continue in 2019, with running backs ROYCE FREEMAN and PHILLIP LINDSAY expected to form a backfield committee for the Broncos.

Source: Denver Post


Broncos RB’s make team history

Denver rookie running backs ROYCE FREEMAN and PHILLIP LINDSAY each rushed for over 60 yards and scored a touchdown in Monday night’s game against Kansas City. It was the first timeMore in team history that such a feat had been accomplished. The running back committee in Denver doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. Less

Source: Denver Post


Denver RB Lindsay runs into record book

Denver running back PHILLIP LINDSAY became the NFL’s first undrafted rookie to produce at least 100 yards from scrimmage in each of his first two games. Despite being listed behind ROYCEMore FREEMAN and DEVONTAE BOOKER on the depth chart, Lindsay has led the Broncos in rushing in each of the first two games. Less

Source: Denver Post

Mailbag: September 7, 2018

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Ranking the rookies for the 2018 season. Gauging impact of the new helmet rule. Is Fantasy Index missing the boat on Dalvin Cook and Joe Mixon? And a late plea for Geronimo Allison. more »


Around the NFL: Royce Freeman

The Broncos have used a committee at running back in recent years, even when one half of that committee isn't really pulling its weight. But maybe they're ready to move on. They've named third-round rookie Royce Freeman their starting running back, and looks like a good chance he'll have a good workload at the start of the season.   more »



Broncos name Freeman as starting running back

Denver head coach Vance Joseph announced on Monday that rookie running back ROYCE FREEMAN will start for the Broncos. Freeman has been listed as the backup since early August but heMore appears to have won the competition with fellow running back DEVONTAE BOOKER. Booker is still expected to have a role as well, most likely on third downs. Less

Source: Team Website

Podcast: August 31 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Big news on the immediate future of the podcast, then Aaron Bland joins Justin Eleff to discuss preseason fallers (kind of) and risers. Sponsored by YouRulz.  more »


Andy Richardson: Rookie running backs

The preseason is in the books, so we can now focus on the 2018 season. There were eight running backs selected in the first three rounds back in April, and as usual, most of them attracted some interest in fantasy drafts, too. How will they perform in their upcoming rookie seasons?   more »



Booker atop Broncos first depth chart

Denver running back DEVONTAE BOOKER was listed as the No. 1 running back when the Broncos released their first depth chart of the 2018 season. While it’s early and things can certainly change, Booker is ahead of rookie running back ROYCE FREEMAN for now. DE’ANGELO HENDERSON was listed third.

Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

Around the NFL: Broncos running backs

People sometimes share the results of their early fantasy drafts on Twitter and elsewhere, and there are websites like fantasyfootballcalculator that show average draft position data. And one guy who I'm definitely surprised about where he's being selected is Broncos rookie Royce Freeman.   more »


Around the NFL: Bill Musgrave

When I posted the rankings of the offensive coordinators yesterday, I slotted Bill Musgrave in the bottom 10 – 23rd. That’s probably be a little low. He’s been an offensive coordinator for five seasons previously, and he seems to have held up just fine.  more »



Rookie pushing for starting gig in Denver backfield

Denver head coach Vance Joseph said that rookie running back ROYCE FREEMAN “absolutely” has a chance to be the team’s starting running back this year. DEVONTAE BOOKER was the presumed favoriteMore after finishing second on the team in rushing last season behind C.J. ANDERSON, who is now in Carolina. Freeman, meanwhile, was a versatile and durable four-year starter in college Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Devontae Booker

For years now I've been confused by what the Broncos are doing with their running backs. They kept trying to make Ronnie Hillman happen, even when C.J. Anderson was clearly better. And now they seem to be treading the same water with Devontae Booker.   more »



Broncos shift focus to offense on second day of NFL Draft

After selecting dominant pass-rusher BRADLEY CHUBB in the first round, the Denver Broncos added wide receiver COURTLAND SUTTON in the second round and running back ROYCE FREEMAN in the third round.More Sutton gives new starting quarterback CASE KEENUM a dangerous young target while Freeman could immediately fill the hole left after C.J. ANDERSON was released earlier this month. Less

Source: Denver Post

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