RB Mark Walton - Cincinnati Bengals
|5-9, 205||Born: 3-29-1997||College: Miami (Fla.)||Drafted: Round 4, pick|
Week 21: bye week
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36
Mark Walton's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 8 vs TB (2 / 7 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 10 / 0 rec)
Walton played just 10 snaps, many of them coming in the two-minute offense when he was tasked with pass protection. The rookie has earned some trust from the coaching staff as a blocker but is not getting many touches in the backup role. Walton picked up 10 yards on a 3rd-and-13 screen pass, to setup a manageable 4th down chance.
2018 Week 7 vs KC (4 / 10 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Walton continues to spell Mixon regularly with Giovani Bernard out. The rookie had a tough game. He missed a blitz pickup that led to a sack to end an early drive. He also looked hesitant as a runner and was slow to make a cut, which led directly to a holding penalty on a Bengals guard who was expecting him to hit the hole quicker on his only non-garbage time carry.
2018 Week 6 vs PIT (2 / -2 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Walton played 31% of the snaps filling in for Giovani Bernard but did little do impress. He looked hesitant on his two carries and was stacked up for a short loss both times.
2018 Week 5 vs MIA (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 3 / 2 / 3 / 0 rec)
Walton was tackled almost immediately on two attempted screen passes. While he didn't get many touches, Walton did play 20% of the snaps after logging 38% of the snaps in Week 4. He has earned trust as a pass blocker and is coming on a bit after a rough preseason.
2018 Week 4 vs ATL (5 / 9 / 0 rush, 4 / 2 / 28 / 0 rec)
With only two running backs active and Giovani Bernard banged up, Walton saw his first extended action and proved reliable. He got off to a shaky start, as he looked uncomfortable on a screen pass and seemed to cut upfield too early. He wasn't able to catch the pass, which was big because it was set up well and may have gone for a 40-yard touchdown. But he quickly found his footing. He caught a swing pass for a 24-yard gain a couple drives later. He was also on the field for most of the final drive of the game and did well in his pass blocking assignments. It was a major step forward for a rookie who had struggled in camp and through the early part of the season.
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