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Around the NFL: Washington running backs

There’s an article on Washington’s official team website, and it’s got a handful of noteworthy observations about the team’s running backs. It’s one of the league’s more crowded position groups.  more »



Washington drafts RB Love, adds to crowded backfield corps

Washington raised eyebrows when the team drafted running back BRYCE LOVE in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. With ADRIAN PETERSON, CHRIS THOMPSON, DERRIUS GUICE, and SAMAJE PERINE allMore on the roster, it would seem like there is little room left for the rookie running back. Although Guice is said to be on track in his recovery from an ACL injury, the selection of Love was a surprise to many. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Washington signing Peterson

I am not a big fan of Adrian Peterson (who is joining Washington). He’s 33 years old, and that’s awfully long in the tooth for a running back. Everyone hits the end of the road.  more »



Washington loses two more running backs

A week after rookie running back DERRIUS GUICE tore his ACL in the first preseason game, Washington lost two more running backs in the team’s second preseason game. SAMAJE PERINE sufferedMore a twisted ankle but tests were negative and he’s expected to miss only about a week. Backup BYRON MARSHALL also suffered an ankle injury and is expected to miss two to four weeks. ROB KELLEY is likely to get extended playing time due to all of the injuries. Less


Around the NFL: Washington running backs

Football returned in a big way last night, with 12 games and a chance to see a large percentage of the various rookies in action. A lot of them delivered some big plays right away, including Saquon Barkley, Antonio Callaway and a couple of the Green Bay wideouts fighting for depth chart positioning. But the ugly side of the preseason -- injuries -- also reared its head.   more »



Rookie could lead Washington backfield

Speculation has been increasing that rookie running back DERRIUS GUICE could lead the Washington backfield heading into the 2018 season. While CHRIS THOMPSON will be the third-down back when healthy, GuiceMore appears to have a real chance at starting ahead of ROB KELLEY and SAMAJE PERINE. This will be a situation to monitor during training camp and into the preseason. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Ineffective running backs

Running backs have been in the news this week, both old and young. The Panthers released Jonathan Stewart, and the Colts said they'll be moving on from Frank Gore. And then yesterday Washington VP of Player Personnel Doug Williams said the team needs to upgrade at running back. Indeed.   more »



Perine questionable vs. Broncos

Washington running back SAMAJE PERINE remains questionable against the Denver Broncos afer tweaking his groin on Thursday during team drills. Perine says that he is “good” to go but head coachMore Jay Gruden said the team will have a better idea of his status on Saturday. If Perine can’t play, or if he is limited, backup KAPRI BIBBS will get an opportunity against his former team. Less

Source: Washington Times


Perine suffers groin injury in practice

Washington starting running back SAMAJE PERINE hurt his groin during drills at the beginning of practice on Thursday. Fortunately, head coach Jay Gruden said that the injury was minor and that Perine should be available for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos.

Source: Washington Post

Podcast: December 15 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff pick the underrated and overrated fantasy players of Week 15, and the Fantasy Index Blackout with Jessy makes holiday small talk. Sponsored by DraftKings.  more »



Perine expected to play vs. Giants

Washington rookie running back SAMAJE PERINE is officially listed as questionable for tonight’s game against the New York Giants due to a finger injury. Fortunately for fantasy owners, Perine is expectedMore to play. With season-ending injuries to ROB KELLEY and CHRIS THOMPSON, Perine will be counted on to carry the load in the Washington backfield. Less


Podcast: November 21 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Half-Hour Lightning Round: Justin Eleff works the waiver wire coming off of Week 11, then previews Week 12 ahead of the big holiday. Sponsored by DraftKings.  more »



Washington RB Kelley has high-ankle sprain

Washington running back ROB KELLEY left Sunday’s game against Minnesota and reportedly is dealing with a high-ankle sprain and an MCL sprain. Kelley is expected to miss multiple games due toMore the injuries and he is a possible candidate for injured reserve. With Kelley out, Washington will turn to rookie SAMAJE PERINE and teammate CHRIS THOMPSON. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Washington RB Kelley a long-shot for Sunday

Washington is expecting to be without running back ROB KELLEY on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. Kelley suffered an ankle injury in Week #4 and coach Jay Gruden said that Kelley was not looking great. Rookie running back SAMAJE PERINE will likely start in Kelley’s place.

Source: Washington Post

Ask the Experts: Who will benefit from early-season injuries?

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: Who will be a beneficiary of Week 2's biggest injuries?  more »


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