Devonta Freeman

Devonta Freeman

Height: 5' 8"Weight: 206 lbsAge: 25College: Florida StateDrafted: #103 (4th Rd. by Atlanta)

Week 3 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) RB #7
Projection 13.7 pts


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Freeman hasn't lit the world on fire with his rushing ability yet in 2017 (just 3.9 YPC), but he's managed to find the end zone three times in his first two games. He may have trouble continuing the latter trend against the Lions in Week 3, as Detroit allowed only five rushing touchdowns to running backs all last year. But the disparity between Freeman and Tevin Coleman's usage got larger in Week 2 (17-snap gap vs. 12-snap gap in Week 1), which is obviously a good sign for Freeman going forward. He's an RB1 in this matchup, as he will be most weeks, but his ceiling is a bit lower than it has been in either previous matchup this season.

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Devonta Freeman receives workhorse treatment on SNF

Devonta Freeman rushed 19 times for 84 yards and two touchdowns, and added two catches for 16 yards in the Falcons' Week 2 win over the Packers.

Fantasy Impact

To the delight of Devonta Freeman truthers, he got 21 touches and totaled 100 yards from scrimmage in this game, and the two goal line touchdown carries greatly increase his value. Freeman looked quick and powerful in this game and seems locked in as a mid-to-high RB1 moving forward. He could certainly return top 3 value at RB if he continues to see goal line work for the high-octane Falcons offense.

ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 3RB #7RB #2RB #21108
Rest of Season RB #6RB #3RB #92
Dynasty RB #5RB #4RB #811
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week842222
Season to Date60.51.5216
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 2vs. GB842222
Week 1@ CHI37129.9
Strength of Schedule
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Next Game@ DET22nd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesBUF, BYE, MIA25th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)NO, TB, NO13th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--19th easiest remaining opponents