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Rashad Jennings

32-Year-Old Running Back – Free Agent

2016 Rush/Rec Stats

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181

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593

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3

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201

TD

1

2016 Rush/Rec Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

A meager four touchdowns kept Jennings from accruing snappy fantasy value, but he was a steady player for the Giants between the 20s. He pumped up his average rush by 0.6 yards, his catch rate was aro...

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2016 ADP:  102.04

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HT: 6' 1"   WT: 231   DOB: 3/26/1985  College: Liberty  DRAFTED: 7th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the Giants in February of 2017.

February 13, 2017  –  Rashad Jennings News

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Jennings was released by the Giants on Monday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.

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Rashad Jennings 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
2009 24 15 39 202 1 5.2 2 0 - - - 16 101 6.3 0 19 - - - - - -
2010 25 JAC 13 84 459 4 5.5 1 1 2 0 0 26 223 8.6 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 JAC 10 101 283 2 2.8 1 0 0 0 0 19 130 6.8 0 26 241 0 0 0 3 1
2013 28 OAK 15 163 733 6 4.5 4 1 2 1 0 36 292 8.1 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 29 NYG 11 167 639 4 3.8 0 0 1 1 0 30 226 7.5 0 41 0 0 0 0 1 1
2015 30 NYG 16 195 863 3 4.4 6 0 2 1 0 29 296 10.2 1 40 -7 0 0 0 3 2
2016 31 NYG 13 181 593 3 3.3 3 0 0 0 0 35 201 5.7 1 42 0 0 0 0 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Rashad Jennings 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
2009 24 15 2.4 3.5 3.0 3 13 4 1 0 1 7 5.3 0 0 0
2010 25 JAC 13 7.1 9.1 8.1 6 35 14 6 4 2 17 6.6 1 1 0
2012 27 JAC 10 5.3 7.2 6.3 10 28 9 5 3 2 13 5.0 2 1 0
2013 28 OAK 15 9.2 11.6 10.4 11 49 26 18 10 2 19 6.2 2 0 0
2014 29 NYG 11 10.0 12.8 11.4 15 58 25 14 9 3 21 5.5 4 2 0
2015 30 NYG 16 8.7 10.6 9.7 12 54 20 10 4 2 19 7.4 1 1 0
2016 31 NYG 13 8.0 10.6 9.3 14 46 16 10 7 3 15 4.8 4 0 0
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Rashad Jennings – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

443

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Rashad Jennings was on the field for 443 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Rashad Jennings was on the field for 16 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 418 9
2015 425 65
2016 443 16
Rashad Jennings 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 @Dal 32 2 18 75 0 4.2 0 0 1 3 3.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NO 34 3 13 27 0 2.1 0 0 2 13 6.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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6 Bal 32 0 9 15 0 1.7 0 0 4 20 5.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7 @LA 28 1 13 25 1 1.9 0 0 2 24 12.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 0
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9 Phi 37 0 11 26 0 2.4 0 0 3 13 4.3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
10 Cin 45 0 15 87 0 5.8 2 0 3 22 7.3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
11 Chi 47 0 21 85 1 4.0 1 0 5 44 8.8 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
12 @Cle 28 0 15 55 0 3.7 0 0 2 4 2.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
13 @Pit 30 1 6 19 0 3.2 0 0 6 34 5.7 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
14 Dal 36 4 15 45 0 3.0 0 0 2 12 6.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Det 25 0 18 38 0 2.1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Phi 41 1 9 44 0 4.9 0 0 4 7 1.8 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
17 @Was 28 4 18 52 1 2.9 0 0 1 5 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 1 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.

Rashad Jennings: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jennings totaled 29 yards on five rushes and secured his only target for four yards in Sunday's 38-13 wild-card loss to the Packers.

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Jennings carried 18 times for 52 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's game against the Redskins. He also caught his only target for five yards in the 19-10 victory.

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Jennings gained 44 yards on nine rushes and secured four of five targets for seven yards in Thursday's 24-19 loss to the Eagles. He also fumbled once but it was recovered.

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Jennings carried 18 times for just 38 yards in Sunday's game against the Lions. He was not targeted through the air in the 17-6 win.

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Jennings carried 15 times for 45 yards and caught both of his targets for an additional 12 yards in Sunday's 10-7 loss to the Cowboys.

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Jennings had just six carries for 19 yards in Sunday's loss at Pittsburgh, but he caught all six of his targets for 34 yards and a touchdown.

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Jennings gained 55 yards on 15 carries and added four yards while catching both of his targets in Sunday's 27-13 win over the Browns.

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Jennings had 21 carries for 85 yards and a touchdown Sunday and caught five passes for 44 more yards.

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Jennings rushed 15 times for 87 yards and caught three passes (on six targets) for 22 yards in Monday night's win over the Bengals.

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Jennings had 11 carries for 26 yards and caught all three of his targets for 13 yards against the Eagles Sunday.

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Jennings is still likely to be the Giants starter, but Paul Perkins (and possibly Bobby Rainey) are likely to see more work, ESPN reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Free of the shadow of Maurice Jones-Drew in Jacksonville, Jennings spent the last two seasons in Oakland and New York proving he has the skills to be a three-down back in the NFL. What he hasn't proven is that he can stay healthy enough to fill that role for an entire season. Jennings missed the entire 2011 campaign with a knee injury and has yet to play a full season, suiting up just 11 times in 2014 due to lower-body injuries. When he's on the field he uses his size, strength and burst to run through would-be tacklers, and he's an asset in the passing game thanks to soft hands and a knack for finding open space. The Giants have given themselves plenty of insurance against Jennings' frequent visits to the trainer's room, drafting Andre Williams last year to cover the power role, then signing Shane Vereen this offseason to provide another back with receiving skills. While the crowded backfield may help keep Jennings healthier, it will also cap his snaps and touches.

2014

Although he's 29 years old, Jennings has very little tread on his tires, having carried only 387 times in a career largely spent backing up Maurice Jones-Drew or sitting out due to injury. Last year's 163 carries were his career high, as he took advantage of the opportunity afforded him by Darren McFadden's injuries to turn in his first 1,000-total-yard season. Now that he's the ostensible starter for the Giants, the key is going to be turning in his first fully healthy season – he's never played 16 games. That said, Jennings has never held down a full-season starting gig in his career, and the Giants can't possibly expect to feed him the ball 250-plus times without getting him hurt, so they'll no doubt use David Wilson as well as rookie Andre Williams to spell him fairly frequently. Still, if he can stay on the field, Jennings has the uncommon combination of great size (he's 6-1, 231) and good hands – he's a reliable receiver with the ability to turn upfield. And although he only has so-so speed, Jennings is a grinder who was one of the NFL's best in yards after contact last season.

2013

Darren McFadden has missed 13 games the last two years and never played more than 13 in a season, so his primary backup is a good bet to start a game or two. If he can hold off rookie Latavius Murray for that role, Jennings has both the size (6-1, 228) and speed (4.4 40) to make an impact. But after missing all of 2011 with a knee injury and six games last year with a variety of ailments, Jennings is far from a model of health himself. And when he was on the field in 2012 for Jacksonville, he was awful, averaging just 2.8 YPC and fumbling three times on only 101 totes.

2012

Jennings didn’t play last year after suffering a knee injury in the preseason, but though he was placed on IR, he didn’t require surgery and reportedly could have returned in the middle of the year. He should enter 2012 fully healthy. Jennings played so well the year before, when he got 5.5 YPC, Maurice Jones-Drew owners entered 2011 with some concern Jennings would make Jacksonville’s backfield a timeshare. Jones-Drew proved his knee was healthy and is coming off a fantastic year during which he led the NFL in rushing, so Jennings will have to settle for a backup role. But he’s proven to be plenty capable if given an opportunity.

2011

Jennings played well down the stretch last season, finishing with an impressive 5.5 YPC mark, though fantasy owners will most remember him flopping in a favorable matchup at home against the Redskins in Week 16, when he started for an injured Maurice Jones-Drew only to gain 32 yards on 15 carries. Nevertheless, Jennings established himself as Jacksonville’s No. 2 running back, so he’s a safety net for MJD owners and would immediately have fantasy relevance if an injury were to strike. He’s got talent, and the Jaguars’ offensive line has quietly developed into one of the best in the NFL.

2010

Jennings could see a huge opportunity in 2010, as it became painfully aware at the end of the 2009 season that starter Maurice Jones-Drew needs a capable backup to take 5-10 carries per game. Jennings also excels at catching balls out of the backfield, so expect him to have an increased role in the offense this season.

2009

Jennings rushed for 1,500 yards and totaled 19 touchdowns for Liberty last season, and the Jaguars selected him with the 250th pick in the draft. He’s already 24 years old and racked up that big production at a small school, but he’s fast for his size (6-1, 235). Jennings only has to beat out Chauncey Washington to become Jacksonville’s No. 2 back, so he’s the favorite to back up Maurice Jones-Drew, who has never been given a full workload throughout his career.