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LaMichael James

25-Year-Old Running Back – Free Agent

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

The speedy James saw his opportunities diminish to almost nothing in 2013 and the young back was let go by the 49ers in September of 2014....

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HT: 5' 9"   WT: 195   DOB: 10/22/1989  College: Oregon  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Dolphins' practice squad in October 2014.

October 1, 2014  –  LaMichael James News

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James has been added to the Dolphins' practice squad, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports.

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LaMichael James 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 22 SF 4 27 125 0 4.6 1 0 0 0 0 3 29 9.7 0 5 417 0 0 0 1 0
2013 23 SF 10 12 59 0 4.9 1 0 0 0 0 2 16 8.0 0 3 321 0 251 0 2 0
2014 24 SF 1 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

LaMichael James 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 22 SF 4 3.9 4.6 4.2 7 31 6 3 0 1 7 5.8 1 0 0
2013 23 SF 10 0.8 1.0 0.9 1 6 0 0 0 0 2 5.3 0 0 0
2014 24 SF 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

LaMichael James – Playing Time Overview

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Offensive Snaps in 2014

LaMichael James was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

LaMichael James was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 56 20
2013 27 67
2014 2 2
LaMichael James 2014 Game Log
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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

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LaMichael James: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

James worked out with the Dolphins on Tuesday, according to the Miami Herald's Armando Salguero.

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James cleared waivers Tuesday and is free to sign with any organization, CSN Bay Area reports.

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The 49ers have released James, SFGate.com reports.

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The 2012 second-rounder was decidedly behind Frank Gore and Carlos Hyde in the 49ers' RB pecking order, so the transaction paves the way for him to catch on elsewhere. The report suggests that James is a candidate to be claimed by another team looking to bolster its backfield, and given the right situation, James could emerge as an in-season pickup candidate in deeper formats.
James (elbow) had nine yards on seven carries and seven yards on one reception in Sunday's preseason game against the Chargers.

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James (elbow) practiced Wednesday without a non-contact jersey for the first time since injuring his elbow this offseason, Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports.

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James' status for Sunday's preseason game against the Chargers is still in question, but the original timetable of a month recovery seems to be spot on. It looks like he will be ready by the time the regular season starts, where he will serve as a backup running back and a kick return specialist.
James (elbow) returned to practice Wednesday, wearing a non-contact uniform and an elbow brace, Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports.

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James is expected to miss about a month with what NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports is a dislocated elbow.

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With Marcus Lattimore currently on the non-football injury list and Kendall Hunter having torn his ACL, the 49ers' running back ranks continue to thin out, which leaves Frank Gore and rookie Carlos Hyde as the team's top two healthy backfield options at the moment.
James was carted off the field Sunday after sustaining an apparent left arm or wrist injury, csnbayarea.com reports.

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2013

Listed at 5-8, 194, James reportedly put on 10 pounds of muscle this offseason in order to improve his between-the-tackles running and pass-blocking skills. But there was never any doubt about his top-notch quickness, acceleration and long speed. For now, James and Kendall Hunter slot as backups to Frank Gore, but Gore's days of shouldering a monster workload are behind him, and Hunter is recovering from a torn Achilles' tendon. That means James should see more carries than a typical backup behind a huge and talented group of linemen. He'll also see some plays alongside Colin Kaepernick as a read-option threat, a formation that tends to open wide running lanes for back. And should Gore go down, James has a good deal of upside.

2012

Over his three years at Oregon, James totaled 5,665 yards with 57 touchdowns. The Ducks offense was anything but pro style, so there will be a major adjustment, but it’s hard to argue with that production. He’ll add much needed speed to the 49ers offense, but James also fights for yards after contact. Still, at 5-8, 194, and viewed as a “luxury” pick in the second round with Frank Gore, Kendall Hunter and Brandon Jacobs also on the roster, James will be used mostly as a change-of-pace back as a rookie, likely becoming more of a presence on punt returns down the road as well.