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Duke Johnson

Duke Johnson

Height: 5' 9"Weight: 210 lbsAge: 26College: Miami (Fla.)Drafted: #77 (3rd Rd. by Cleveland)

2020 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 9th
Draft Rank (ECR) #124
Best / Worst #76 / #213
ADP #132


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Chances are, you won't need to use an RB or WR from a late-round pick in the first week of the season, but if injuries, suspensions or holdouts strike, as they often do, Johnson could come in handy. The Chiefs were one of the worst teams against fantasy running backs last year, and as you may have guessed, they were torn up through the air with teams trying to play catch-up. Duke doesn't have much seasonal upside but is a steady RB4/RB5 who should benefit from that exact game-script in Week 1.

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Duke Johnson catches five passes out of the backfield

Duke Johnson gained 11 yards on his lone rushing attempt while making five catches for 23 yards on eight targets as a receiver Sunday in Houston’s Divisional Round loss to Kansas City by a 51-31 score.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson was needed in the second half as the Texans turned to a pass-heavy offense as they fell behind the Chiefs in the second quarter. The veteran running back seems to have found a role on passing downs but may see more action in 2020 if Carlos Hyde does not return.

John Aubin - 30 weeks ago
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by Mike Tagliere in FantasyAug 4, 2020
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #44RB #28RB #6075
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Running Backs#48#50#51#51#48#45
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Projections (2020)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week121511.7
Last 3 Weeks6.
Season to Date25.
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. TEN121511.7
Week 16@ TB401-0.4
Week 15@ TEN4022.3
Week 14vs. DEN5064.5
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
Next Game@ KC7th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesBAL, PIT, MIN28th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CHI, IND, CIN15th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--9th easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Draft?
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Most Accurate Experts
for Duke Johnson
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T-1.Jeff PaurRB #51
T-1.Kyle AugustRB #43
T-3.Anthony Staggs-
T-3.Ryan SkolrudRB #42
T-3.Steven SpaccarotelliRB #37
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