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Matt Asiata

27-Year-Old Running Back – Minnesota Vikings

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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70

Yds

250

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3

Yds

142

TD

1

2014 Rush/Rec Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Asiata was a hero to Adrian Peterson owners (and riverboat gamblers who rolled him out) in Weeks 15 and 17 last year, delivering a three-touchdown performance and a 115-yard game, respectively, in th...

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Bye Week:  10

HT: 6' 0"   WT: 234   DOB: 7/24/1987  College: Utah  Show ContractHide Contract

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Matt Asiata Contract Information:

Tendered tendered a one-year deal by the Vikings worth $570,000 in March of 2014.

October 19, 2014  –  Matt Asiata News

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Asiata had six carries for 24 rushing yards and one catch on two targets for 13 receiving yards Sunday against the Bills.

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Matt Asiata 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 24 Min 16 3 9 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2.0 0 1 55 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 Min 11 44 166 3 3.8 0 0 0 0 0 5 13 2.6 0 8 28 0 0 0 1 1
2014 26 Min 7 70 250 3 3.6 0 0 0 0 0 14 142 10.1 1 25 0 0 0 0 1 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Matt Asiata 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 24 Min 16 0.1 0.1 0.1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 1
2013 25 Min 11 3.3 3.7 3.5 4 15 8 7 3 0 1 1.6 4 2 0
2014 26 Min 7 9.0 11.0 10.0 10 36 10 6 2 2 20 5.7 3 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Matt Asiata – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Running Back

Snap Count Stats

229

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Matt Asiata was on the field for 229 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

34

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Matt Asiata was on the field for 34 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 22 176
2013 68 140
2014 229 34
Matt Asiata 2014 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 @StL 14 22 2 10 0 5.0 0 0 1 5 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NE 45 0 13 36 0 2.8 0 0 5 48 9.6 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @NO 40 0 12 35 0 2.9 0 0 3 36 12.0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
4 Atl 44 0 20 78 3 3.9 0 0 3 22 7.3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 6 2 1 0 0
5 @GB 44 0 15 72 0 4.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Det 16 4 2 -5 0 -2.5 0 0 1 18 18.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Buf 26 8 6 24 0 4.0 0 0 1 13 13.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @TB
9 Was
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Chi
12 GB
13 Car
14 NYJ
15 @Det
16 @Mia
17 Chi

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 Matt Asiata  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   6' 0"
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Weight:   234 lbs
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40-Yard Dash
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Minnesota Vikings Team Injury Report
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Matt Asiata: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said he plans to get Asiata more involved in the offense this week after he had just two carries in last week's loss to Detroit. "We would like to get Asiata a lot more touches than probably what he got last week, and maybe [Jerick] McKinnon a few less," Zimmer told ESPN.

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Asiata (groin) was surprisingly announced as Jerick McKinnon's backup for Sunday's game against the Lions, and he finished with just two carries for minus-five yards and one catch on two targets for 18 receiving yards.

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Asiata (groin) is active for Sunday's game against the Lions.

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Asiata (groin) is probable for Sunday's game against Detroit.

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Asiata (groin) was a full participant in practice Wednesday.

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Asiata had 15 carries for 71 yards in Thursday's 42-10 loss to the Packers. He did not catch any of his three targets, and lost a fumble during the second quarter.

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Asiata ran for 78 yards on 20 carries and scored three touchdowns in Sunday's 41-28 win over Atlanta. He also caught three passes on four targets for 22 yards.

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Asiata had 12 carries for 35 rushing yards and three catches on six targets for 36 receiving yards Sunday against the Saints.

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While Asiata will likely start at running back Sunday against the Saints, offensive coordinator Norv Turner says he may stick with the hot hand between Asiata and Jerick McKinnon, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Asiata will work as a reserve back and special teams player in 2013.

2012

Asiata will try to win a reserve running back role, but he's a special teamer at best.