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Tagged: Derrius Guice (19 Results)

Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Upcoming opponents are in place, so we can take an early look at strength of schedule for the 2019 season. And two teams that played in the conference championship games project to play the schedules that tie as the 2nd-easiest in the league.  more »

Aug
18

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

Source: NFL.com

Mailbag: August 17, 2018

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Extended dance-mix version. Scoping out Washington's backfield post-Guice. Why Jarvis Landry is better than Josh Gordon. Speeding up the snail pace of an auction. And much, much (much, much) more. more »

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Podcast: August 13 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff run down Week 1 of the NFL preseason: fallout from the Derrius Guice injury (and several lesser injuries), players who impressed and failed to impress, what to watch for next. Sponsored by EZDraft.  more »

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Aug
13

Washington sends another to injured reserve

Washington wide receiver ROBERT DAVIS suffered ligament damage to his right knee in practice on Saturday and will miss the 2018 season. Davis heads to injured reserve, along with running backMore DERRIUS GUICE and tight end MANASSEH GARNER. Guice and Garner both suffered ACL tears in Thursday’s preseason loss as the team is off to a rough start. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Aug
12

Washington not looking to add veteran RB

Washington head coach Jay Gruden says that the team does not plan to add a veteran running back in the wake of rookie DERRIUS GUICE’s season ending injury. Gruden insists thatMore he is satisfied with the team’s running back situation, although that situation is now much less appealing to fantasy owners. Less

Source: NFL.com

Aug
11

Washington loses Guice for the season

Washington rookie running back DERRIUS GUICE suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Thursday night’s preseason opening game. Guice will miss the season as a result of the injury. Washington will move forward with a mix of CHRIS THOMPSON, SAMAJE PERINE, ROB KELLEY, and BYRON MARSHALL.

Source: Washington Post

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 »

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Aug
10

Rookie RB Guice injures knee

Washington rookie running back DERRIUS GUICE injured his knee in Thursday night’s preseason loss to New England. Guice was seen on the sideline with his knee heavily wrapped in ice before walking to the locker room just prior to halftime. Guice is set to have an MRI exam today.

Source: Washington Post

Ask the Experts: Which non-Barkley rookie are you most excited to see?

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 incoming rookie (other than Saquon Barkley) are you most interested to watch this preseason?  more »

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Jul
25

Thompson ready to go for camp

Washington running back CHRIS THOMPSON confirmed that he will be ready to go when the team begins training camp on Thursday. Thompson went on injured reserve after 10 games in 2017More with a fractured fibula. He is expected to lead the Washington offense as a third-down back and in passing situations. Rookie DERRIUS GUICE and returning starter ROB KELLEY are also likely to be in the mix in what appears to be a crowded backfield in Washington. Less

Source: Washington Post

Fantasy News: Jay Gruden profile

For fantasy purposes, I consider Jay Gruden to be the more appealing of the Gruden brothers. I like the way he attacks defenses, and there are no concerns about him being away from the sideline for years.   more »

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Jul
2

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

Jun
18

Fournette has high praise for former teammate

Jacksonville running back LEONARD FOURNETTE says that Washington rookie running back DERRIUS GUICE is going to have “a great year”. Fournette and Guice shared a backfield in college at LSU priorMore to him turning pro and joining the Jaguars. Guice was drafted in the second-round this year with the 59th overall pick. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Second-round running backs

Last week in a story on Kareem Hunt I posted the rookie numbers of all third-round running backs drafted since 2000. A reader asked about the second-rounders. I'm posting those numbers, interesting since four college runners were drafted in the second round of April's draft.   more »

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