RB Saquon Barkley - New York Giants

5-11, 223Born: 2-7-1997College: Penn StateDrafted: Round 1, pick 2018

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Week 3: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Recent Stats and Projections

WEEKOPPoSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumLPts
1 at DAL 55 11 120 0 6 4.0 19 0 0 12.9
2 vs BUF 61 18 107 1 7 3.0 28 0 0 19.5
3 at TB PROJ-Dodds * 18 * * 4.9 * * * *
3 at TB PROJ-Tremblay * 19 * * 3.6 * * * *

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

Percentile ranks

Saquon Barkley's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.

Recent Game Summaries

2019 Week 1 vs DAL (11 / 120 / 0 rush, 6 / 4 / 19 / 0 rec)

Saquon Barkley looked dynamic and explosive as ever against Dallas but the Giants curiously only gave him 15 overall touches. The Giants used Barkley a lot early in the game but once Dallas had secured the victory, they pulled Barkley for Gallman and preserved their elite running back. The day started rough for Barkley who fumbled the ball on the first drive but the Giants recovered it. He then took an inside run to the left all the way into Dallas territory after some excellent blocking by the Giants gave Barkley a lot of space to work with. He took another handoff inside and pushed back the first defender, just short of the goal line. Barkley got stuffed on the next carry and the Giants went to the passing game to secure the score. Barkley looked very tough to tackle and get a hand on. His spin move shook off several first tackle attempts and he wouldn't go down easy. Barkley took several hits and kept moving at the line of scrimmage and really showed incredible talent in this game. He has the strength, speed and agility to punish defenses that make mistakes. Barkley never made into the endzone and was somewhat replaced by Gallman as the game developed with Dallas easily securing the win. The offensive line made some gaps for him however, and he will have far more productive games going forward.

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Latest News

Giants | Saquon Barkley one bright spot for NYG (Sun Sep 15, 05:59 PM) - New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley rushed for 107 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries against the Buffalo Bills in Week 2. He also caught three passes for 28 yards during the game.

Our View: Barkley had 55 yards and a score on the opening drive and was quiet for the rest of the game. He's returning value on his top three price tag but it's not going to be pretty.
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Giants | Saquon Barkley runs wild in loss (Sun Sep 8, 11:48 PM) - New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley rushed 11 times for 120 yards and caught four passes for 19 yards in a 35-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1.

Our View: Barkley didn't touch the ball that much but when he did it was a huge play most of the time. He's a no-brainer RB1 for Fantasy GMs every week and should get a larger piece of the pie going forward.
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Schedule

3@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
4vs Washington Redskins
5vs Minnesota Vikings
6@ New England Patriots
7vs Arizona Cardinals
8@ Detroit Lions
9vs Dallas Cowboys
10@ New York Jets
11--- BYE WEEK ---
12@ Chicago Bears
13vs Green Bay Packers
14@ Philadelphia Eagles
15vs Miami Dolphins
16@ Washington Redskins
17vs Philadelphia Eagles