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Tevin Coleman

Tevin Coleman


Height: 6' 1"Weight: 210 lbsAge: 28College: IndianaDrafted: #73 (3rd Rd. by Atlanta)

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 17th
Draft Rank (ECR) #154
Best / Worst #89 / #274
ADP #165

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After having an injury riddled season last year with the 49ers, Coleman has made the transition over to the New York Jets. As he reunites with Mike LaFleur, Coleman should be given the starting job to begin the season. He knows the system well and there isn't an entrenched starter above him on the depth chart. Unfortunately, Coleman has proven that he simply can't stay healthy up to this point in his career and he does have some competition on this roster behind him with Michael Carter. You might be able to plug Coleman in as a decent starting option to begin the season, but he'll most likely find his way to the fantasy football waiver wire before too long. My Very Early Projection: 149-567-3 rushing & 28-240-0 receiving.

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Tevin Coleman to have an early edge in Jets' backfield, per beat writer

New York Jets RB Tevin Coleman is rumored to have an edge over the team's other running backs heading into training camp, per Jets' beat writer Rich Cimini.

Fantasy Impact

Coleman's familiarity with the zone-running scheme that he prospered under during the 49ers' Super Bowl run in 2019 has afforded him the opportunity to start the 2021 season as the Jets' RB1. He also has the best straightaway speed according to NFL Next Gen Stats, a skillset that fits well within the horizontal and one-cut zone run-blocking scheme ran in New York. Jets' head coach Robert Saleh, who was the DC in San Francisco during Coleman's tenure, told reporters that "When he gets the ball in his hand and makes that one's like he's shot out of a cannon." Coleman will be in a running back by committee (RBBC) system with rookie Michael Carter standing out as the other notable candidate to gain touches as the season progresses. Coleman is a great value if these rumors prove to be true, as his current ECR in half-PPR at RB54 allows him to be a late-round flier that could produce early and then be used in trade packages to gain even more assets in redraft leagues.

Matthew MacKay - 8 weeks ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #50RB #33RB #77112
Dynasty RB #65RB #52RB #11324
Running Backs#54#53#52#63
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Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week000-
Last 3 Weeks4.700.30.5
Season to Date6.600.51.1
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. SEA000-
Week 16@ ARI3010.3
Week 15@ DAL11001.1
Week 14vs. WAS0000
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
Next Game@ CAR9th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesNE, DEN, TEN10th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)NO, MIA, JAC17th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--13th easiest remaining opponents
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