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Leonard Fournette

Leonard Fournette


Height: 6' Weight: 228 lbsAge: 26College: Louisiana StateDrafted: #4 (1st Rd. by Jacksonville)

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 32nd (hard)
Draft Rank (ECR) #94
Best / Worst #50 / #144
ADP #73

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Fournette came alive in the NFL Playoffs last year and was a key component to Tampa winning the Super Bowl. Unfortunately, this doesn't provide us with much more clarity on this backfield heading into 2021. Jones is still a part of this rotation - and he actually outproduced Fournette in the regular season last year - while Gio Bernard has also been brought in to be a reliable pass-catching option. Fournette could continue his success from the postseason and truly take over this starting job, which would instantly put him in the top-15 conversation. However, there's as equally strong of a possibility that Jones cleans up his fumbling problems and takes over. Adding Fournette to your roster certainly has its appeal, but his price needs to be appropriate. As a RB3 on your roster, you can absorb the potential fallout if Fournette doesn't pan out. Anything more than that though is playing with fire.

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Leonard Fournette is returning to the Buccaneers for the 2021 season

Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Buccaneers are re-signing veteran running back Leonard Fournette.

Fantasy Impact

Fournette got off to a slow start in the 2020 season, ceding touches to a fellow former first-round pick, Ronald Jones II. As the season progressed though, Fournette started to take over the lead duties, eventually turning into "Playoff Lenny" where he totaled 300 rushing yards, 148 receiving yards, and four touchdowns en route to the Buccaneers Super Bowl win. Bruce Arians has a penchant for rolling out a committee of running backs, so Fournette will likely slide down draft boards in 2021. Still, he showed what he's capable of when given the starting duties and will have a high ceiling.

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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #34RB #22RB #49108
Dynasty RB #35RB #28RB #4420
Running Backs#31#26#33#31
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Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week13022.7
Last 3 Weeks3212.711.3
Season to Date28.
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. ATL13022.7
Week 16@ DET341312.6
Week 15@ ATL492318.5
Week 12vs. KC10032
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
Next Gamevs. DAL8th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesATL, LAR, NE29th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)BUF, NO, CAR21st easiest opponents
Rest of Season--32nd easiest remaining opponents
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T-1.Davis MattekRB #37
T-1.Eric MoodyRB #35
T-1.Kyle YatesRB #49
T-4.Huseyin AksuRB #37
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