RB Darrel Young, Free agent
HT: 5-10, WT: 246, Born: 4-8-1987, College: Villanova, Drafted: ---
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The fullback is a dying breed in the NFL, and Young has little fantasy relevance even if he sticks on the roster.
2013 Game Summaries
Week 9 - Two weeks ago against the Bears, fantasy owners of Alfred Morris cursed the name of Roy Helu, Jr and screamed "Shanahanigans!" to the high heavens. In Week Nine, these same fantasy owners learned the name of Darrel Young all too well. The fourth-year fullback from Villanova took three of his five carries to the house against San Diego, as the Chargers seemed to welcome the fullback dive with open arms. Young faced practically zero resistance from the San Diego front, even as the Chargers stacked the box in the end zone. It stands to reason that after the first score by Young, Washington saw no point in messing with a good thing. While Young is a terrific blocker for Alfred Morris and has steady, pass-catching hands out of the backfield, his hat trick against San Diego will go down as one of the flukes of a very topsy-tursy Week Nine.
Week 11 - Young took advantage of busted coverage on a wheel route to snag a pass from Robert Griffin III for a sixty-two yard touchdown catch, easily a career best for the fullback. With the Eagles secondary falling down on the job, Young caught Robert Griffin's pass and turned it up the left sideline for the Redskins' first score early in the fourth quarter. While Young's usage is hard to predict - the Redskins seem to give him a handful of touches week-to-week - he has a nose for the endzone and remains a threat to catch passes out of the backfield.