Skip to main content
Elijah Holyfield

Elijah Holyfield


Height: 5' 10"Weight: 215 lbsAge: 25College: Georgia

2023 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) N/A
Best / Worst N/A / N/A

Roster %

Elijah Holyfield placed on injured reserve

The Bengals have moved RB Elijah Holyfield to injured reserve, ending his season.

Fantasy Impact

Holyfield was entering his third NFL season coming out of Georgia, having gone undrafted in the 2020 NFL Draft. He started out with the Philadelphia Eagles before spending time with the Bengals on their practice squad. While fighting for a roster spot in 2022, he injured his right knee during training camp and went down, immediately being carted off. He will miss the remainder of the 2022 NFL season.

Elijah Holyfield carted off at practice

According to Kelsey Conway of Enquirer, Cincinnati Bengals RB Elijah Holyfield went down with an injury during practice and was carted off the field.

Fantasy Impact

Holyfield has been with the Bengals since October and is competing for a roster spot this season. According to reports, Holyfield went down during a team drill after taking a leg to his shin. He was holding his leg and was carted back to the locker room immediately afterward with what appears to be an injury to his right knee.

Elijah Holyfield gains 36 yards rushing in preseason finale

Panthers RB Elijah Holyfield carried the ball six times for 36 yards in Thursday night's preseason finale win over the Steelers.

Fantasy Impact

Holyfield also caught his lone target for eight yards. The rookie back will likely make the roster and open the year as the RB2 or RB3 behind Christian McCaffrey.

Elijah Holyfield logs six touches against Bills

Panthers RB Elijah Holyfield carried the ball three times for 17 yards in Friday night's preseason loss to Buffalo.

Fantasy Impact

Holyfield also caught all three of his targets for seven yards. He is currently in a competition with Cameron Artis-Payne and Jordan Scarlett to be Christian McCaffrey's handcuff.

Elijah Holyfield scores touchdown in preseason opener

Panthers RB Elijah Holyfield carried the ball nine times for 26 yards and a touchdown in Thursday night's win over Chicago.

Fantasy Impact

Holyfield also caught 2-of-4 targets for 13 yards and another touchdown in the win. With a pair of scores, Holyfield is making a case to be Christian McCaffrey's handcuff for fantasy in 2019.