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Blake Watson

Blake Watson

RB - Denver Broncos

Height: 5' 9"Weight: 195 lbsAge: 24College: Memphis

2024 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 10th
Draft Rank (ECR) #444
Best / Worst #311 / #364
ADP #309

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Blake Watson started at Old Dominion to begin his college career, where he was initially recruited as a WR. Switched to RB in 2019 before taking over as the RB1 in 2021. Over 1,100 rushing yards and 8 TDs on the ground. In 2023, he switched over to Memphis where his receiving skyrocketed. Caught 53 balls for 480 yards. He averaged over 37 receiving yards per game - a mark that ranked first among all RBs in the class. He will be 25 years old in October and signed with the Denver Broncos after going undrafted.

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Blake Watson signing with Broncos as UDFA

Undrafted rookie RB Blake Watson is signing a deal with the Denver Broncos that includes a $25,000 signing bonus and a $250,000 salary guarantee.

Fantasy Impact

Watson played for Old Dominion and Memphis collegiately, starting as a wide receiver. He can serve as a productive pass-catching back with open-field elusiveness in the NFL and fight for a backup role in a backfield with Javonte Williams, Audric Estimé, Samaje Perine and Jaleel McLaughlin.

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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #119RB #99RB #1328
Dynasty RB #114RB #70RB #14911
Running Backs#87
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Strength of Schedule (2024)
Next Game@ SEA3rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesPIT, TB, NYJ14th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)IND, LAC, CIN6th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--2nd easiest remaining opponents