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Joe Mixon

Joe Mixon

RB - CIN
Height: 6' 1"Weight: 220 lbsAge: 24College: OklahomaDrafted: #48 (2nd Rd. by Cincinnati)

2020 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 13th
Draft Rank (ECR) #10
Best / Worst #3 / #34
ADP #8

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Joe Mixon, Bengals have had a 'visit' to discuss a long-term deal

Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin says the team has "visited with" Joe Mixon about a long-term deal.

Fantasy Impact

It was reported back in April that Mixon is prepared to hold out this year if an extension isn't reached. "Joe’s obviously a guy that’s shown a lot of ability ... He’s in a year that he can be extended, and he is a guy that we visited with. We’ll go through those discussions and see if there is a fit or a match for a long-term contract with him" Tobin said. If the 23-year-old suits up for Cincinnati this season he should be a legitimate RB1 in what expects to be a greatly improved offense. This will be an important story to monitor this summer, for obvious reasons.

Joe Mixon prepared to hold out if no long-term deal is reached

Paul Dehner of The Athletic writes that Joe Mixon is "prepared for a holdout" if a long-term contract isn't reached between him and the Bengals.

Fantasy Impact

Mixon is set to earn just $1.2 million in the final year of his rookie contract this season. Still just 23 years old, Mixon obviously knows that running backs have a small window to cash in these days. A holdout could be risky, however, as evidenced by what happened with Melvin Gordon over the past calendar year. Cincinnati is expected to turn a corner offensively once they select Joe Burrow in next week's draft. Obviously, they would like to have Mixon on the field as their rebuild reaches the next stage.

Joe Mixon rushes for career-high 162 yards

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon carried the ball 26 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns in a 33-23 win over the Browns in Week 17.

Fantasy Impact

Mixon also tacked on a 14-yard reception. Overall, he had a down year but he finished strong over the final few games. Expect the Bengals to make strengthening their offensive line a priority this offseason. Mixon should reclaim RB1 status in fantasy leagues in 2020.

Matthew Terelle32 weeks ago
Joe Mixon quiet in Week 16

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon carried the ball 21 times for just 50 yards and added two catches for 23 yards in a 38-35 overtime loss to the Dolphins in Week 16.

Fantasy Impact

Mixon came into the game with flu symptoms and questions about whether he would be able to shoulder a full workload. He got his normal amount of work but couldn't get much done against the Dolphins. He will close out the season against the Browns next week.

Matthew Terelle33 weeks ago
Joe Mixon active but faces uncertain workload due to illness

Bengals running back Joe Mixon is active for Sunday's matchup against the Miami Dolphins, but he has been fighting a stomach bug since yesterday and it is not yet known how much he will play today, according to a report from Marisa Contipelli on Twitter.

Fantasy Impact

Given Mixon's recent performances and his good matchup this week, this isn't great timing for fantasy owners. With the Bengals not fighting for a playoff spot, they don't have any incentive to give extra touches to Mixon if he is less than 100 percent.

Mike Maher33 weeks ago
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