Damien Williams

Damien Williams

Height: 5' 11"Weight: 224 lbsAge: 27College: Oklahoma

2019 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 17th
Draft Rank (ECR) #28
Best / Worst #5 / #157
ADP #22


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It's never a bad thing to have the running back attached to Andy Reid's offense, though Williams shouldn't go inside the top few rounds due to the question marks surrounding him. He's still yet to have more than 13 carries in a regular season game, so what makes us believe he's going to stand up to a full workload? The Chiefs also signed Carlos Hyde, who happens to be a pretty good running back, though all many remember is that he didn't produce while on the Jaguars. If you were deciding between Hyde and Williams on the same roster at this point last year, Hyde would've been the no-brainer. Williams may be a stud, but he also comes with dud potential.

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Damien Williams named starting RB by Reid

Head coach Andy Reid has named Damien Williams as the Chiefs’ starting RB for the 2019 season.

Fantasy Impact

In a recent statement, Reid gave a vote of confidence to Damien Williams as the Chiefs’ starting RB. “We’re asking him to be the full-time starter for the year,” Reid said, adding, “He’s earned the right to be that guy.” Reid’s comments come a little more than a month after Chiefs’ offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy expressed the same sentiment regarding Williams. The confirmation by the head coach is welcome news to fantasy players, as rumors of a Williams-Carlos Hyde timeshare have been circulating in recent weeks. Williams excelled for Kansas City last season as a dual-threat back with dangerous skills as a receiver out of the backfield. If he can secure a lion’s share of the running back touches in 2019, an RB1 finish wouldn’t be an unreasonable expectation.

Zachary Hanshew - 1 week ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #14RB #5RB #5370
Dynasty RB #25RB #15RB #3119
Running Backs#13#13#12#14
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week511111.9
Last 3 Weeks67.714.718.1
Season to Date160.31.44.7
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. OAK511111.9
Week 16@ SEA1030718
Week 15vs. LAC492624.3
Week 14vs. BAL141415
Strength of Schedule
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Next Game@ JAC27th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesOAK, BAL, DET19th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)NE, DEN, CHI28th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--31st easiest remaining opponents