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Duke Johnson

23-Year-Old Running Back – Cleveland Browns

2016 Rush/Rec Stats

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73

Yds

358

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1

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514

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2017 Rush/Rec Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Johnson's second NFL season was nearly identical to his first in terms of raw yardage, but there were some encouraging signs for his development. His yards per carry increased dramatically and his yar...

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2017 ADP:  114.2

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 9"   WT: 210   DOB: 9/23/1993  College: Miami (FL)  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Duke Johnson Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal with the Browns in June of 2015.

August 21, 2017  –  Duke Johnson News

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Johnson rushed nine times for 28 yards and caught his lone target for three yards in Monday's preseason game against the Giants.

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Duke Johnson NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2012 18 CFB 12 139 957 10 6.9 - - - - - 27 221 8.2 1 - - - - - -
2013 19 CFB 8 145 920 6 6.3 - - - - - 4 77 19.3 0 - - - - - -
2014 20 CFB 13 242 1652 10 6.8 - - - - - 38 421 11.1 3 - - - - - -
2015 21 CLE 16 104 379 0 3.6 2 0 0 0 0 61 534 8.8 2 74 52 0 0 0 1 0
2016 22 CLE 16 73 358 1 4.9 2 0 0 0 0 53 514 9.7 0 74 19 0 112 0 2 1
2017 Proj 23 CLE Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Duke Johnson

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Duke Johnson Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2012 18 CFB 12 15.7 17.9 16.8 12 80 - - - 2 18 - - - -
2013 19 CFB 8 17.0 17.5 17.2 18 115 - - - 1 10 - - - -
2014 20 CFB 13 21.9 24.9 23.4 19 127 - - - 3 32 - - - -
2015 21 CLE 16 6.5 10.3 8.4 7 24 10 2 2 4 33 7.2 9 1 1
2016 22 CLE 16 5.8 9.1 7.5 5 22 7 5 1 3 32 6.9 7 3 2
2017 Proj 23 CLE Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Duke Johnson

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Duke Johnson – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

457

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Duke Johnson was on the field for 457 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

34

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Duke Johnson was on the field for 34 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014
2015 561 5
2016 457 34
Duke Johnson 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Phi 23 1 3 22 0 7.3 0 0 3 28 9.3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Bal 31 5 3 12 0 4.0 0 0 4 44 11.0 0 5 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Mia 41 0 10 69 0 6.9 0 0 5 12 2.4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
4 @Was 41 1 8 45 0 5.6 0 0 6 31 5.2 0 8 1 1 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
5 NE 28 2 4 1 0 0.3 0 0 2 21 10.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Ten 32 6 4 18 1 4.5 0 0 4 56 14.0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 1 1 1 1 1
7 @Cin 30 1 6 15 0 2.5 0 0 4 18 4.5 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
8 NYJ 31 5 4 29 0 7.3 0 0 6 87 14.5 0 8 0 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Dal 22 1 5 30 0 6.0 0 0 2 16 8.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Bal 21 2 2 6 0 3.0 0 0 3 25 8.3 0 5 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Pit 32 3 2 10 0 5.0 0 0 3 46 15.3 0 4 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
12 NYG 35 6 5 14 0 2.8 0 0 3 26 8.7 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 2 0 2 1 1
13 BYE Bye Week
14 Cin 24 0 4 24 0 6.0 1 0 1 21 21.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Buf 29 0 5 31 0 6.2 0 0 5 62 12.4 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
16 SD 33 0 7 28 0 4.0 1 0 2 21 10.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Pit 4 1 1 4 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Duke Johnson  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   210 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.54 sec
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Shuttle Time
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Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   30.38 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
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Vertical Jump:   34 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   121 in
GOOD
Bench Press
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Duke Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson rushed one time for five yards and caught his only target for nine yards during Thursday's preseason win over the Saints.

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Browns wide receivers coach Al Saunders compared Johnson to the queen on a chess board, The Akron Beacon Journal's Nate Ulrich reports.

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Johnson is the top candidate to fill the Browns' starting slot receiver position, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

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Johnson could take on a larger role in the offense this season, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. "He's hungry," running back coach Kirby Wilson said of Johnson. "He's very knowledgable. He's a great worker. He's committed to being the best that he can be. He's one of our better leaders and one of our better playmakers. So we expect big things from him starting in training camp."

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Johnson rushed once for four yards during Sunday's season finale versus the Steelers.

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Johnson (ankle) is listed as active Sunday in Pittsburgh.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The Browns didn’t use Johnson much during the first three weeks, easing the rookie into the NFL wars. But he got going in Week 4 at San Diego (116 total yards, TD catch) and was one of the league’s best pass-catching backs for the rest of the year. If you grade all the PPR backs over the final three months, Johnson checks out as the No. 18 option. Most of that was made through yardage, as he only scored two touchdowns. Johnson is a bit undersized and far from a complete player — that 3.8 YPC leaves you a little cold, and Cleveland only gave him about seven rushes per week. But his pass-catching skills will be portable to many different game situations, and we’re excited to see what new head coach Hue Johnson is able to cook up. While Johnson might not have a monstrous upside, the arrow is still pointing up here. And given the ordinary receivers currently on the Browns roster, Johnson has an excellent chance to lead the team in catches.

2015

While first-round selections Melvin Gordon and Todd Gurley dominated the running back talk heading into this year's draft, the next tier of backs wasn't too bad either, and third-round pick Johnson could end up being the best of the bunch. Drawing comparisons to Gio Bernard, Johnson runs with deceptive power for his 5-9 frame, but his true calling card is incredible elusiveness and explosiveness, as he's capable of turning even the smallest seam into a big gain. He's also a polished receiver with the potential to be a three-down back once he improves his blitz pickups. With Terrence West (last year's third-round pick) handling short-yardage situations, Johnson should duck some between-the-tackles punishment and hopefully avoid the injuries that checkered his college career. While second-year player Isaiah Crowell is also a threat to Johnson's playing time, it would be an upset if the rookie didn't emerge with a large role in the Cleveland backfield.