Doug Martin

Doug Martin

Height: 5' 9"Weight: 223 lbsAge: 29College: Boise StateDrafted: #31 (1st Rd. by Tampa Bay)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
Draft Rank (ECR) #134
Best / Worst #102 / #208


Doug Martin signs with Raiders

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting that free agent running back Doug Martin is signing with the Oakland Raiders.

Fantasy Impact

We heard rumblings about new head coach Jon Gruden meeting with Martin, but it never made that much sense considering Marshawn Lynch was on the roster. You have to wonder if Lynch will be released with the Martin signing. Until we hear an update, it's hard to say what this means for Martin in fantasy circles. If they do, in fact, keep both Lynch and Martin, it's a situation best left alone. It would likely be somewhat of a 50/50 timeshare, though neither of them are particularly great catching the ball out of the backfield. Martin would definitely have the edge in that department, so he'd be the preferred option of the two. If they do end up releasing Lynch, Martin is immediately back into the RB2 conversation while running behind one of the best offensive lines in football.

Mike Tagliere1 week ago
Raiders interested in Doug Martin

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden recently sat down with free agent running back Doug Martin and came away impressed.

Fantasy Impact

Actually signing Martin would be a surprise, as Gruden was recently quoted about being excited to have Marshawn Lynch as his running back. We've seen teams employ timeshares, but Lynch and Martin would make an awkward combination. If there's one thing that's clear throughout all of this, it's that the Raiders will likely never give DeAndre Washington or Jalen Richard a shot at the starting job. This is looking more and more like a backfield to avoid in 2018.

Mike Tagliere2 weeks ago
Doug Martin released

NFL Insider Adam Caplan is reporting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released RB Doug Martin on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

In an expected move, the Buccaneers have given up on Martin, releasing the once promising rusher following six inconsistent and injury-plagued years mixed in with off the field issues. While his career has been a disappointment so far, he’s young enough — Martin turned 29 last month — to rejuvenate his career on another club. Expect him to be on a roster by training camp. The Buccaneers will save $6.75 million in cap space and cash as a result of Martin's release.

Doug Martin 'wasn't ever the same' after suspension

Tampa Bay GM Jason Licht told reporters that Doug Martin just didn't seem to have it and wasn't the same player following his return from suspension.

Fantasy Impact

Martin was viewed as a high upside pick this season with the hopes of him exploding onto the scene upon his return from suspension. That never materialized, and he appears to be finished in Tampa Bay. His value for 2018 will be determined by his landing spot and role in a likely new offense.

Blaine Blontz9 weeks ago
Doug Martin does nothing again in win over Saints

Doug Martin rushed three times for a loss of three yards in the Buccaneers' 31-24 win over the Saints Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Martin did nothing in what was almost certainly his final game in Tampa Bay. He will look to get a fresh start on a new team next season.

Justin Mackey12 weeks ago