RB Gus Edwards - Baltimore Ravens
|6-1, 235||Born: 4-13-1995||College: Rutgers||Drafted: ---|
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Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36
Gus Edwards's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2019 Week 19 vs TEN (3 / 20 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards ran through a huge hole up the middle and broke into the open field for a 19 yard gain. Edwards showed good patience and awareness waiting for blocks downfield. Edwards saw only 2 carries after his big run. The Ravens favored using Jackson over Edwards in short yardage situations which was a highly questionable decision.
2019 Week 17 vs PIT (21 / 130 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 2 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards played the role of lead back with Mark Ingram out of line up. Edwards was outstanding. Edwards ran physical and picked up the tough yards running inside but also showed his breakaway speed and big play ability. Edwards did have a costly fumble but the Ravens coaches went back to him after the mistake. Edwards broke through a massive hole into the open field following nice blocks from Nick Boyle and Willie Snead. Edwards was brought down at the 4 yard line after a 38 yard run. On 3rd and 1 Edwards picked up 9 making another cut running behind Snead. Edwards made a nice cutback to find a hole for 14 yards. On the ensuing pay TJ Watt punched the ball out of Edwards hands as he crossed the line of scrimmage and the Steelers recovered. Edwards had a 15 yard run thanks to another nice cut back and Nick Boyle getting a piece of 3 different defenders on the play.
2019 Week 16 vs CLE (12 / 66 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 7 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards played very well against the Browns. Edwards was successful on the majority of his carries and was very effective eating clock late in the game. Edwards made a catch in the flat for a 7 yard gain. Edwards followed Nick Boyle up the middle for a 10 yard gain splitting a pair of defenders. Edwards had the ball punched out of his hands but he managed to recover his own fumble. Following the Ingram injury the Ravens turned to Edwards. Edwards got 4 carries on the ensuing possession and picked up 36 yards with most of those coming on runs up the middle. Edwards churned out another first down running inside on the Ravens final possession.
2019 Week 12 vs LAR (14 / 55 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards did not find as much success as Mark Ingram running the ball but played well. Edwards a pair of conversions in short yardage situations. Edwards followed a pulling Bradley Bozeman for a 10 yard gain off right tackle. Edwards ran through 3 tackles for an 11 yard gain up the middle. Edwards received almost as many carries as Ingram in part because a number of starters were pulled for the 4th quarter.
2019 Week 11 vs HOU (8 / 112 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards ended the game as the Ravens leading rusher thanks to two explosive plays. Edwards followed a great block from a pulling Nick Boyle and sprinted into the open field off left tackle for a 25 yard gain. Edwards showed off his impressive speed on the play. With the game well in hand Edwards went untouched for a 65 yard touchdown. Edwards got great blocks from Patrick Ricard and Miles Boykin. Edwards showed great vision and did a nice job of following his blocks. Edwards seems to have fresh legs and the Ravens may rely on their power back more as the season progresses.
2019 Week 9 vs NE (7 / 27 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards was effective as an inside runner and showed burst in the open field. Edwards pressed the hole inside before bouncing outside to beat two defenders on his way to a 13 yard touchdown. Edwards played second fiddle to Mark Ingram even after Ingram's fumble. Edwards ran hard and played well but may need an injury to see a larger role.
2019 Week 7 vs SEA (8 / 35 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards looked like the Ravens best running back against the Seahawks. Edwards got a nice block from Matt Skura at the second level allowing Edwards to get downhill and pick up 14 yards with a physical run. Edwards had a 9 yard carry negated by a holding penalty. Edwards got a nice block from Nick Boyle on the edge and gained 9 yards off left tackle. Edwards saw fewer carries than Ingram but the Ravens offense was most effective with Edwards in the game.
2019 Week 6 vs CIN (6 / 34 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards showed off his speed out racing two defenders to the edge and escaping down the sideline for 25 yards. Edwards is a handful to bring down when he gets a full head of steam. Edwards otherwise struggled to find room to run against the Bengals.
2019 Week 4 vs CLE (6 / 28 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards continues to look excellent on limited touches. With the Ravens passing game struggling in recent weeks the Ravens may rely even more heavily on their ground game. Edwards has been very efficient and if Ingram has another costly fumble it could lead to more touches for Edwards. If Ingram were to lose touches they would go to Edwards who has been playing very well in the same role as Ingram. Justice Hill would likely remain in his current role as a change of pace back.
2019 Week 3 vs KC (7 / 53 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 15 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards played his best game of the season against the Chiefs. Edwards had a 45 yard run negated by a questionable holding penalty. Edwards had back to back carries of 15 and 13 yards in the second half. Edwards looked big and powerful with surprising speed and agility for a man his size. Edwards rarely went down on first contact and always fell forward when he was brought down. Edwards also saw some involvement in the passing game which was encouraging.
2019 Week 1 vs MIA (17 / 56 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Gus Edwards was frequently met at or near the line of scrimmage on a number of his carries. The Dolphins defense seemed to be keying on the fact that the Ravens are likely to call a running play when Edwards was in the game. Edwards gained 11 yards on his first carry following a block from Nick Boyle to the second level. Edwards got a carry from the two yard line but he was met at the line of scrimmage by Reshad Jones.
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