RB Correll Buckhalter - Free Agent
|5-11, 230||Born: 10-6-1978||College: Nebraska||Drafted: Round 4, pick|
2010 Week 1 vs JAX (6 / 15 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter got less of the workload than anticipated because Knowshon Moreno's hamstring responded well. As always, he ran with authority, north-south, shoulders square, but Buckhalter also had a key fumble. He is looking more like a backup than a committee back going forward.
2010 Week 2 vs SEA (11 / 19 / 1 rush, 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter vultured a goal line TD, with a nice, straight ahead run through a monster hole. He had a chance at another (goal line reception) but couldn't snag the low thrown ball.
2010 Week 3 vs IND (4 / 12 / 0 rush, 7 / 6 / 33 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter got very little work outside of dumpoffs passes late in the game. We should assume that he has been passed by Laurence Maroney on the depth chart until Maroney falters.
2010 Week 4 vs TEN (6 / 3 / 0 rush, 5 / 5 / 38 / 1 rec)
Buckhalter had a similar day to Maroney and had to contend with a stingy Titan defense on the ground all day. The offensive line really failed to ever get a significant push on the Titan defensive line, and Buckhalter had no room to work with most of the time. He was set up in a nice position for an easy touchdown route in the flat from Orton and was easily the highlight of his day. Buckhalter had little touches to work with, but on a day like this it would not have likely made a difference.
2010 Week 5 vs BAL (5 / 13 / 0 rush, 3 / 1 / 12 / 0 rec)
Any thoughts of Buckhalter being a legitimate fantasy starter have to be considered dead and gone after the last few weeks. Buckhalter was a non-factor in this game, and he looked very slow and ineffective. The Ravens paid him no respect and he didn't earn any from them in the limited opportunities that he had.
2010 Week 6 vs NYJ (6 / 20 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter looks old and finished. I see no reason why the Broncos are playing him, as Maroney and Moreno are both bigger threats with the ball. Expect to see him hit the bench for good once Moreno is 100%.
2010 Week 8 vs SF (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 4 / 4 / 23 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter did not even get a carry in this game and his small value was only seen in the passing game. He caught several passes in the flats for modest gains as a check down and a screen pass but none of them developed into big plays and left Buckhalter a non-factor in this offense on Sunday.
2010 Week 11 vs SD (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was involved in a couple of bad pass plays in the first half. First, he negated his own reception when he was whistled for offensive pass interference. And on the very next play, he dropped a wide open dumpoff. In the second half, all of the running back receptions went to Knowshon Moreno.
2010 Week 13 vs KC (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter is the backup running back and was on the field for the Broncos but never touched the ball. The Broncos clearly believe any rushing attempt is best served with Moreno and Buckhalter isn't trusted with the ball ever.
2010 Week 14 vs ARI (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter had a drop and otherwise just looked like a back at the end of the line.
2010 Week 15 vs OAK (6 / 3 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 17 / 0 rec)
Correll Buckhalter's best play was on a screen pass as Tebow absorbed a blow for a 17 yard gain. He served in a split backfield with Ball as soon as Moreno went down but was relatively ineffective on his runs, looking laboured and not decisive enough with his cuts.
2010 Week 16 vs HOU (11 / 42 / 1 rush, 3 / 3 / 50 / 1 rec)
Correll Buckhalter deputised very well for Moreno during this game, running with great desire and determination throughout. Buckhalter scored a touchdown on a screen pass as he weaved between defenders and found a crease for the score. He also made a crucial 3rd down conversion to keep the game winning drive going on a catch of 22 yards.
2010 Week 17 vs SD (3 / 8 / 0 rush, 4 / 4 / 49 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter ran with a lot of energy on his few touches and seemed to be on the same page with Tebow. He could become a nice passing down back in the December of his career.
2009 Week 1 vs CIN (8 / 46 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 11 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was the starting running back for the Broncos, and he came out hot. He was running with a great initial burst, and showed good footwork and pad level picking up yards after contact. It seemed like Cbuck was just the shot in the arm this team needed to start out the game, but later he found his playing time reduced by rookie Knowshon Moreno. Buckhalter moved well between the tackles, and was only stopped behind the line of scrimmage on a couple of runs. Buckhalter is a very capable receiver, and with time winding down in the first half the Broncos sat the rookie and went back to Cbuck to set up a 48-yard field goal right before halftime. The team gave him two more carries in the 3rd quarter, and only 1 reception in the 4th quarter as they tried to rotate in LaMont Jordan as well as Moreno.
2009 Week 2 vs CLE (9 / 76 / 1 rush, 3 / 1 / 30 / 0 rec)
It looked like Buckhalter wasn't running with the same burst he had last week, but he was still very effective when he carried the ball. Buckhalter had two of the biggest offensive plays of the day for the Broncos. One was a 30 yard reception at the beginning of the fourth quarter, where Cbuck used his blockers effectively on a screen pass to the right. Later in the fourth quarter he had a 45-yard carry for a touchdown. The play started off to the left, but Buckhalter saw a big cutback lane open up to the right. He changed direction without losing much speed, and found his way to the open field. Once there he cutback again to the inside, and then juked further to the other sideline as he fought off cornerback Eric Wright for the last 7 yards. Buckhalter ran with good patience on Sunday, and used his blockers well on nearly every carry he had
2009 Week 3 vs OAK (14 / 108 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Big plays were the order of the day for Buckhalter, and he kept the Raiders defense on their toes all day. He had great initial burst, but was not hitting his holes too soon. Cbuck showed great patience on many of his runs, and would wait with his arm on the back of a lineman until the hole was opened up. Two of the Broncos ten longest offensive plays of the day were runs by Buckhalter. In addition to patience and burst, he also showed some moves in the backfield. He would take the handoff, make a quick start/stop move and then continue to the second level of the defense. These subtle moves would freeze the linebackers and open up lanes for Buckhalter.
2009 Week 4 vs DAL (6 / 37 / 0 rush, 5 / 5 / 55 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter once again energized the offense, and seemed to be the spark this team needed after starting off slow. He ran with his trademark burst, and he did a good job of setting up defenders at the second level before he even crossed the line of scrimmage with subtle moves here and there. Kyle Orton targeted Cbuck in the passing game, and he was successful on screen passes by patiently waiting for his offensive linemen to get in front of him before bursting ahead for big gains. Buckhalter went out of the game with an ankle injury in the third quarter and did not return to the game.
2009 Week 6 vs SD (10 / 46 / 0 rush, 4 / 4 / 29 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter returned from the ankle injury that kep him out of the Patriots game, and once again provided a spark on offense nearly every time he touched the football. Cbuck ran with a good pad level, and kept his legs churning to pick up yards after contact. Buckhalter had a fumble in this game, but it didn't stop the Broncos from going back to him. The versatile back was also used effectively as a receiver out of the backfield, and showed good instincts when running after the catch. Buckhalter's production when he was in the game helped open things up when the Broncos used the play action pass.
2009 Week 8 vs BAL (8 / 16 / 0 rush, 6 / 6 / 30 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter started this game over rookie Knowshon Moreno, but both backs had trouble running against a tough Baltimore defense. Surprisingly, Cbuck also had trouble in pass protection and allowed Chris Carr to sack Kyle Orton in the fourth quarter. Buckhalter showed good patience on toss plays and would turn on the jets at just the right time. However, most of the time the push just wasn't there, and thus Buckhalter didn't find many holes on Sunday.
2009 Week 9 vs PIT (9 / 24 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 4 / 0 rec)
It's difficult to find running room against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but Buckhalter ran hard on the few carries that he did get Monday night. Buckhalter is usually the back that energizes the offense, but didn't get much of an opportunity to do that as the Broncos were using the short passing game to supplement the ground game. He did a good job of running through trash at the line of scrimmage, and kept both hands tight on the football. Buckhalter also kept his feet moving after contact, and pushed the pile as much as he could.
2009 Week 10 vs WAS (2 / 11 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter found his way into coach McDaniels doghouse with a fumble in the second quarter on his second (and final) carry of the game. Buckhalter broke his run to the outside, but saw a cutback lane after he was down the field about 8 yards. Unable to cut on a dime without losing much speed, Cbuck had to stop his momentum which allowed the pursuit to catch up to him. Defensive tackle Lorenzo Alexander was able to hit Buckhalter and jar the ball loose from the veteran back.
2009 Week 11 vs SD (7 / 35 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 46 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was a regular part of the running back rotation, handling seven carries to Knowshon Moreno's ten. He padded his yardage total a bit with two late pickups in the passing game. He took a short six yard gain over the middle, shook his defender, and proceeded to pick up approximately twenty more yards after the catch. Later, he was the beneficiary of a well-blocked screen up the sideline during garbage time.
2009 Week 12 vs NYG (20 / 51 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 5 / 0 rec)
Correll Buckhalter shared the workload with rookie Knowshon Moreno in Week 12, rushing 20 times in comparison to Moreno's 19, but Moreno was the better back on the night. Buckhalter pounded the ball inside, working the Giants defense like a boxer to cut them down to size and open up the bigger plays for Moreno later in the contest. Buckhalter came in for Moreno in the fourth quarter when he took himself out with an injury, and the difference between the two backs was obvious. Buckhalter should see less carries behind a healthy Moreno going forward.
2009 Week 13 vs KC (12 / 113 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 15 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was able to take advantage of a defense that had been abused by rookie running back Knowshon Moreno. Cbuck was a perfect change of pace back, and provided an instant spark for the Broncos anytime he was on the field. He was gashing the Chiefs defense, and would seemingly get to the second level in the blink of an eye. His biggest run of the day (26 yards) could have been even bigger if not for a shoestring tackle by Mike Brown that tripped up Buckhalter in the open field when nobody was in front of him. The last two weeks the Broncos seem more committed to the run then ever before, and Buckhalter's running has greatly helped this team.
2009 Week 14 vs IND (4 / 19 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter started this game out like many others this season, and was running hot early in the game. His no nonsense running style worked well against a speedy-but-undersized Colts defense in the first quarter. It looked like he was on his way to a big game when he came off the field with an apparent ankle injury. He did not return to the game, and the Broncos running game didn't look the same after the loss of Buckhalter.
2009 Week 16 vs PHI (5 / 42 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 12 / 0 rec)
Correll Buckhalter had just five carries against his former team in Week 16, highlighted by a 33-yard dash on a 3rd-and-22 in the third quarter. Aside from his one long run, Buckhalter was a fantasy disappointment as Knowshon Moreno led the running attack once again. Buckhalter was forced into returning kickoffs due to other player injuries and then was banged up in the process of returning a kick but was able to return to the game. If Moreno continues to struggle, Buckhalter may see more playing time in Week 17 and the postseason.
2009 Week 17 vs KC (6 / 18 / 0 rush, 4 / 2 / 3 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter started the game, and showed his trademark electricity on a few plays against the Chiefs. The Broncos tried to use him as a receiver out of the backfield, but the plays were quickly read and shut down by Kansas City. Buckhalter ended up getting dinged up in this game, and had to limp across he field to get to the Denver sideline. He returned to the lineup later in the 4th quarter but did not do much with his touches.
2008 Week 1 vs STL (2 / 5 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was used sparingly and had two carries for five yards, his long being a run of seven yards.
2008 Week 2 vs DAL (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 3 / 2 / 15 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter had two catches for 15 yards, but did not have a rush in the game.
2008 Week 3 vs PIT (10 / 43 / 0 rush, 6 / 6 / 44 / 1 rec)
Buckhalter began the game as a compliment to Westbrook, seeing early action as a receiver out of the backfield. After Westbrook was hurt, that continued that trend and was a major factor. His best play was a swing pass on a third and long where he beat LB James Harrison and took off down the sideline's for the game's lone touchdown. Buckhalter was also productive in the running game and had a healthy 4.3 yard per rush average. If the injury to Westbrook extends beyond this game, Buckhalter would be a useful waiver wire target. Third stringer RB Lorenzo Booker picked up 11 yards on carries.
2008 Week 4 vs CHI (16 / 66 / 1 rush, 3 / 2 / 24 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter showed flashes of the injured RB he was filling in for in route to 66 yards and one TD on the ground (24 yards thru the air). The Nebraska alum actually left the game in the third quarter with a lower back contusion, and while his night was impressive for the most part, it unfortunately ended on a sour note. Deep inside Bears territory, Buckhalter was given three rushes inside the five yard line (one from the four and two from the one) and was stuffed by the Bears rejuvenated defense each and every time. It was as much a credit to the goal line stand from the Bears D as anything though.
2008 Week 5 vs WAS (2 / 0 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter had only two attempts despite Westbrook's injury. He did not catch a pass.
2008 Week 6 vs SF (18 / 93 / 1 rush, 9 / 7 / 85 / 0 rec)
RB Correll Buckhalter filled in well for the injured RB Brian Westbrook. He looked sharp and quick and had a big day through the air and on the ground. He slammed through the middle from the one yard line for his only touchdown. He failed to convert on a third and one rushing attempt in the third quarter but was effective for the game overall.
2008 Week 8 vs ATL (4 / 0 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 29 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was not able to generate much on the ground as he had one sizable gain called back on a penalty. In the air, Buckhalter was quiet as well. His highlight was a catch were he blew past his defender and made a nice catch for a first down.
2008 Week 10 vs NYG (2 / 21 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter's first touch came near the beginning of the third quarter when took a rush for a gain of 20 yards. For the remainder of the game the running back received one more run and was the intended receiver on an incomplete pass.
2008 Week 15 vs CLE (6 / 55 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter served as the backup to Westbrook like usual. He looked solid but not spectacular against the Browns, showing quickness and some evasion. He had one big run for 27 yards.
2008 Week 16 vs WAS (1 / 2 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 18 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was used sparingly when Westbrook was in need of a rest or out with a temporary injury. He was able to catch both of his targets for a total of 18 yards and was not able to get much done on the ground.
2008 Week 17 vs DAL (10 / 63 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 59 / 1 rec)
Buckhalter was more productive on the afternoon and looked much quicker than any Dallas defender. Buckhalter had 122 yards total offense on the day (63 rushing and 59 receiving) including a 59 yard reception on a screen pass. He scored on a four yard reception in the second quarter.
2008 Week 18 vs MIN (2 / 27 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was used sparingly in the running game, where he carried two times for 27 yards, and had a long run of 27. He was not targeted in the passing game.
2008 Week 19 vs NYG (5 / 7 / 0 rush, 4 / 3 / 19 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter got a little work against the Giants and finished with five rushes for seven yards on the ground and had three receptions for 19 yards on four targets in the passing game.
2008 Week 20 vs ARI (4 / 21 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 12 / 0 rec)
The veteran from Nebraska carried four times for a 5.3 average and caught one pass for 12 yards.
2007 Week 1 vs GB (4 / 5 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 3 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter saw limited action, as Brian Westbrook was featured as the Eagles' main backfield weapon. Buckhalter dropped one of the two balls thrown his way. On his rushing attempts the offensive line did not produce significant holes for him to get through, as it looked like he was running into a wall every time he had a rushing attempt.
2007 Week 2 vs WAS (1 / 3 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter got one carry for three yards in the second quarter.
2007 Week 3 vs DET (7 / 43 / 1 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
On Buckhalter's second carry in the second quarter, he took it 24 yards off the left side of the line for his biggest play of the game. He had four carries for 34 yards in the first half. In the third quarter, he came in and punched in a touchdown from the one yard line. He played a lot more in the forth quarter as the Eagles tried to run down the clock. He finished with a respectable seven carries for 43 yards and one touchdown.
2007 Week 4 vs NYG (17 / 103 / 0 rush, 9 / 4 / 35 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was very good on the ground throughout the game, but the Eagles only ran the ball 19 times. He averaged over six yards per carry, showing that he was able to hit holes hard and carry the offense for short stretches. The Eagles refused to stick with the running game though, often throwing the ball on first down and getting themselves in third and long situations.
2007 Week 6 vs NYJ (4 / 23 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter rushed four times for 23 yards in relief of Brian Westbrook
2007 Week 7 vs CHI (3 / 13 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 11 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter ran the ball three times for 13 yards and caught the only pass thrown to him for an 11 yard gain.
2007 Week 9 vs DAL (2 / 0 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter acted as Brian Westbrook's backup, but failed to make an impact in what was a rough game for the running back. He carried the ball twice for zero yards, and dropped his only target of the game. He fumbled one of his carries, but it was recovered by the Eagles.
2007 Week 11 vs MIA (3 / 19 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter only had three carries for 19 yards, as fellow RB Brian Westbrook got most of the carries in this game. But he got the teams only rushing score on the first drive of the second half on a nice eight yard run up the middle.
2007 Week 12 vs NE (0 / 0 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter's only action in this game came returning kicks where he averaged 21 yards on four returns.
2007 Week 13 vs SEA (4 / 37 / 1 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter's action came when Brian Westbrook needed a breather. The first appearance was after Westbrook gained 15 yards to the Seattle 30 and left the game from one play. That was all that was needed for the Eagles to score as Buckhalter lined up as a single back and found a huge hole on the right side of the line that allowed him to scamper in for the first score.
2007 Week 14 vs NYG (2 / 9 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter spelled Westbrook most of the day as he gained nine yards on two carries. He received no looks in the passing game for Philadelphia.
2007 Week 16 vs NO (4 / 37 / 1 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter only saw limited action in relief of Brian Westbrook. He made the most of his opportunities by breaking free on a touchdown run up the middle the first time he touched the ball.
2007 Week 17 vs BUF (9 / 18 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 10 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter spelled Westbrook throughout the game and played the entire fourth quarter. He posted modest numbers as Philadelphia had the lead and milked the clock.
2006 Week 1 vs HOU (8 / 50 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / -1 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter had only eight carries, but managed 50 years, primarily as a third down back. He was able keep drives alive, picking up a couple of first downs. Buckhalter was effective in his role, coming in and running hard in between the tackles to help the Eagles offense keep the Texans' defense on their heels. Buckhalter showed his power on a 20 yard run where he broke three tackles and kept a drive alive by picking up a first down.
2006 Week 2 vs NYG (6 / 6 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was not used much in the game, and when he was it was rather ineffective. Four of his six carries were for zero or negative yards, a crucial problem for the Eagles as they tried to maintain a tenuous lead over the Giants in the second half. He also failed in the fourth quarter to convert a short fourth down, gaining zero yards. Buckhalter's longest play was a nine yard catch in the second quarter.
2006 Week 3 vs SF (5 / 16 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 25 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter saw the bulk of his carries as the Eagles tried to kill the clock in the fourth quarter, filling in for starting running back Brain Westbrook. He finished the day with five carries for 16 years. He was able to grab two catches for 25 yards for a 41 total yards.
2006 Week 4 vs GB (11 / 49 / 0 rush, 3 / 2 / 39 / 0 rec)
With Brian Westbrook missing the game, Buckhalter started for the Eagles. He converted a first down on the Eagles' second drive but then failed to gather a hand off from McNabb and the Packers recovered. Buckhalter took a screen pass for 28 yards on the following drive; the longest reception of his career. But on the fourth possession, Buckhalter was wholly responsible for another fumble and the Packers again recovered. Buckhalter caught an 11 yard pass for a first down in the third quarter, and had a 16 yard run at the end of the quarter for the longest running play of the day.
2006 Week 5 vs DAL (4 / 16 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was used sparingly, getting three of his four carries in the fourth quarter. His mission was to move the chains and protect the lead, and he did pick up one first down in the final quarter. Overall his contributions were minimal.
2006 Week 6 vs NO (1 / 5 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 10 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter did not see a lot of playing time, running once for just five yards and catching one pass for ten yards.
2006 Week 7 vs TB (8 / 31 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter helped the Philadelphia running game, carrying the ball at least once in every quarter. He had a long of 13 yards, but all six of his carries went for four yards or fewer. He gained just one first down, coming on his longest run.
2006 Week 8 vs JAX (2 / 10 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 5 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was used once again to provide RB Brian Westbrook with some rest and also as a change of pace runner for the Eagles. Buckhalter ran the ball once in the second and another time in the third quarter for a total of 10 yards. He also caught three short passes interspersed throughout the game, gaining 11 yards on two plays and losing six more on a busted screen pass.
2006 Week 10 vs WAS (8 / 20 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 55 / 1 rec)
Buckhalter played his role once again, spelling Westbrook and averaging about 2.5 yards per rush when he did so. Buckhalter was also in the right place at the right time when Reggie Brown fumbled the ball after making a reception; Buckhalter caught the fumble in mid air, and ran it 34 yards for a touchdown. Buckhalter spelled Westbrook for a few plays during the final drive of the game, gaining only short yardage.
2006 Week 11 vs TEN (3 / 16 / 0 rush, 7 / 6 / 41 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter carried three times, all in the first half, including a one yard gain in a goal line package from the two (he did not score). He added two more runs and 15 total yards in the second period, including his long of 11 yards. Buckhalter was employed more in the second half as a receiver, getting six catches on seven short range targets. He caught six of the seven, gaining from two to 13 yards receiving and a total of 41 yards and three first downs as a receiver. Buckhalter did fumble once in the fourth quarter after a catch, but he recovered the loose ball.
2006 Week 12 vs IND (4 / 18 / 0 rush, 3 / 2 / 26 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter had his rushing attempts at the end of the second quarter and beginning of the third. He also had two catches on his three targets. Buckhalter showed good speed and burst with his limited opportunities.
2006 Week 13 vs CAR (5 / 17 / 0 rush, 4 / 3 / 25 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter caught three of his four targets for a total of 25 yards. One screen play went for 13 yards to give the Eagles a first down. Buckhalter was used to spell Brian Westbrook in the running game.
2006 Week 14 vs WAS (1 / 4 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter came in for one carry in the first quarter, picking up four yards on first down. It was his only touch of the game.
2006 Week 15 vs NYG (8 / 48 / 1 rush, 1 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was more effective than Brian Westbrook in the first half with eight carries for 48 yards and a touchdown. He showed good burst and was able to make gains up the middle. He caught his only target for a nine yard gain. In the second half, Buckhalter did not touch the ball at all as the team chose to rely on Brian Westbrook.
2006 Week 16 vs DAL (8 / 38 / 1 rush, 1 / 1 / 13 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter complimented RB Brian Westbrook in the backfield, adding eight carries for 38 total yards. He was used sparingly throughout the game, but did carry the ball at least once in every quarter. Buckhalter had just 15 yards on four carries in the first half, but did manage to add 13 more on his only catch and target for the game. He picked up three first downs on the ground, including a long of 15 yards in the fourth quarter. His final carry was a one yard plunge into the end zone in the waning minutes of the game.
2006 Week 17 vs ATL (1 / 1 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Starting RB Brian Westbrook only played the opening series before being rested. Buckhalter started the second series for the Eagles, but ended up limping to the sidelines after only two touches. They checked him out on the trainer's table before he walked to the locker room. He was seen smiling on the sidelines late in the game.
2006 Week 18 vs NYG (6 / 17 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 3 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter was used sparingly against the Giants in the Wild Card game, running the ball mostly in the second quarter, where he picked up 15 yards and a first down on four of his six carries. Buckhalter later added a short catch of three yards on his second target of the game in the third quarter. The first pass that came his way was a throw of about 20 yards after the Eagles showed a reverse action, but Buckhalter was well covered.
2006 Week 19 vs NO (3 / -2 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)
Buckhalter had just three carries, losing ground on two of those plays. He also caught a short eight yard pass in the second quarter, and was targeted a second time in the third. Buckhalter was open about 20 yards downfield but the lower trajectory throw hit the LB covering him (former Eagle Mark Simoneau) in the back of the helmet.