Joe Mixon

Joe Mixon

RB - CIN
Height: 6' 1"Weight: 228 lbsAge: 21College: OklahomaDrafted: #48 (2nd Rd. by Cincinnati)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
19th easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #28
Best / Worst #19 / #57
ADP #31

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Mixon was a major disappointment last season, but he has cut weight this off-season and is expected to be given the keys to a workhorse role in the Bengals' offense. We saw him go for 165 yards in the one game he touched the ball 25+ times, so the ceiling is clearly enourmous. With that said, Mixon comes with more risk than most third round picks.

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Joe Mixon dropping weight

Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com is reporting that Joe Mixon reported to mini-camp at 225 pounds, down from the 238 pounds he came in at last year.

Fantasy Impact

He apparently wants to drop five more pounds, though he's been described as "svelte" where he is right now. While some running backs look to add weight when going into a workhorse role, Mixon is choosing to go the Le'Veon Bell route and lose weight. If you recall, Bell weighed in at 244 his rookie season, but then checked in at 224 for his sophomore campaign. He looked like a different running back with the weight-loss and we're expecting similar results from Mixon. He was already one of the best buy-lows in all of fantasy football and this definitely doesn't hurt. If the Bengals add another offensive lineman on Day 1 of the NFL Draft, Mixon could be looking at RB1 status in 2018.

Mike Tagliere - 9 weeks ago
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #16RB #12RB #2641
Dynasty RB #12RB #7RB #1930
ConsensusFFCNFLYahoo
Overall#31#26#36#40
Running Backs#16#17#17#68
Projections
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
230.5900.16.337.6312.71.12.9160.1
History
Statistics
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week96017.7
Last 3 Weeks47.301.35
Season to Date44.70.32.18
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ BAL96017.7
Week 16vs. DET12023.2
Week 13vs. PIT34014.2
Week 12vs. CLE1141322.5
Strength of Schedule
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OppSummary
Next Game@ IND3rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesBAL, CAR, ATL7th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)LAC, OAK, CLE12th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--3rd easiest remaining opponents