Royce Freeman

Royce Freeman

Height: 6' Weight: 229 lbsAge: 22College: Oregon

Week 7 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) RB #27
Projection 7.8 pts


Royce Freeman suffered a high ankle sprain on TNF

Royce Freeman has been diagnosed with a high ankle sprain according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Fantasy Impact

Freeman rushed for 37 yards on 13 carries before exiting in the fourth quarter. A high ankle sprain doesn't sound good, but Rapoport adds that Freeman might not miss any time at all. He'll have 10 days to get healthy for a Week 8 matchup with the Chiefs. If Freeman is unable to go, Philip Lindsay will become an RB1 for the week.

Royce Freeman could miss some time with ankle injury

Third-round rookie running back Royce Freeman injured his ankle late in Denver's Week 7 dismantling of Arizona and "could miss some time" per Adam Schefter. Freeman rushed for 37 yards on 13 carries before exiting the game in the fourth quarter.

Fantasy Impact

Freeman has rushed for four touchdowns so far but has been outplayed by fellow rookie Phillip Lindsay, who ran for 90 yards on 14 attempts. Denver's coaching staff has also been reluctant to get Freeman involved on passing downs, which has resulted in him playing behind Lindsay. If Freeman misses time with this ankle issue, Lindsay would enter RB1 range. With 10 days to prepare for a Week 8 showdown with Kansas City, Freeman would be no more than a touchdown-dependant flex play if he's cleared in time for the Chiefs.

Royce Freeman scores against Arizona

Royce Freeman rushed 13 times for 37 yards and one touchdown in the Broncos' 45-10 win over the Cardinals Thursday.

Fantasy Impact

Freeman punched in a one-yard touchdown in an otherwise mediocre performance against Arizona. Phillip Lindsay continues to look like the more dynamic player, but Freeman is seeing a similar workshare and converted his goal line opportunity Thursday. He is an RB3/flex option going forward.

Justin Mackey21 hours ago
Royce Freeman held to 22 yards versus Rams

Royce Freeman rushed nine times for 22 yards in the Broncos' 23-20 loss to the Rams Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Freeman failed to generate much on the ground as Denver only tallied 17 total rushing attempts while trailing the Rams throughout Sunday's game. Freeman is an RB3/flex option in non-PPR formats.

Justin Mackey5 days ago
Royce Freeman quiet in loss to Jets

Royce Freeman rushed five times for 31 yards in the Broncos’ 34-16 loss to the Jets Sunday. He added three catches for 16 yards on four targets.

Fantasy Impact

Freeman saw only eight touches to 15 for Philip Lindsay Sunday with Denver trailing throughout. He is a low-end flex option going forward.

Justin Mackey2 weeks ago