RB Duke Johnson Jr - Houston Texans

5-9, 207Born: 9-23-1993College: MiamiDrafted: Round 3, pick 77 (2015)

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Summary

Never used as a three-down player, Johnson has always been a true receiving back. But 2018 was a low watermark for Johnson as he only registered 40 carries and 47 receptions (both career lows). That should change this year after he was traded to the Texans and should be their passing down and no huddle back with the potential do more. He has always been effective and explosive, Johnson just needs more opportunity to have a fantasy impact, now he will get it. (August 8)

FBG Staff Rankings

RB Redraft - 31, 21, 24, 24, 29, 29, 29, 30, 30, 31, 35, 41, 55
Overall Redraft - 73, 43, 55
RB Redraft PPR - 27, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 25, 25, 25, 28, 30, 30, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35
Overall Redraft PPR - 61, 33, 40, 47
RB Dynasty - 40, 30, 31, 35, 42, 49, 59

Stats and Projections

YEARGRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumL
2016 CLE 16 73 358 1 74 53 514 0 1
2017 CLE 16 82 348 4 93 74 693 3 2
2018 CLE 16 40 201 0 62 47 429 3
2019 HOU 16 83 * * 62 44 * * *
2019 PROJ-Dodds 15.0 190.0 * * 44.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Henry 16.0 187.0 * * 45.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Wood 16.0 170.0 * * 52.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 117.0 * * 42.3 * * *

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Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36

Percentile ranks

Duke Johnson Jr's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.

Average Draft Position

Overall: 65
RB: 29
Overall-PPR: 63
RB-PPR: 28

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Latest News

Texans | Houston blows big lead, falls in Kansas City (Sun Jan 12, 06:31 PM) - Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson completed 31-of-52 passes for 388 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Sunday's 51-31 AFC Divisional Round playoff game loss against the Kansas City Chiefs, as the team blew a 24-0 lead. RB Carlos Hyde rushed 13 times for 44 yards, while Watson also added 37 yards and a score. WR DeAndre Hopkins ended up with nine grabs for 118 yards on a game-high 14 targets. WR Will Fuller was a nice secondary option with 89 yards on five catches, while WR Kenny Stills posted three receptions for 80 yards and a touchdown. TE Darren Fells also had three catches for 22 yards and a touchdown on seven targets. RB Duke Johnson also chipped in with 11 rushing yards and five grabs for 23 yards. CB Lonnie Johnson also had a blocked kick return for touchdown in the first quarter while totaling four solo tackles.

Our View: Watson was gifted a 24-0 lead but then turned into a deer in the headlights like his teammates as the game quickly slipped away. The stats were great in a perfect fantasy football game script, but this game will be remembered as an all-time collapse. The Texans are unlikely to make any majors this offseason and will be without their first and third round picks in the draft.
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