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Doug Martin

27-Year-Old Running Back – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2016 Rush/Rec Stats

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105

Yds

313

TD

2

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115

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2016 Rush/Rec Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

We're four years into the Martin NFL experience, and we're still trying to figure out how good he is. The rookie year of 2012 was a smash, though he was more about big games than he was about week-to-...

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2016 ADP:  29.9

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  6

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Undisclosed
HT: 5' 9"   WT: 223   DOB: 1/13/1989
College: Boise State  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Doug Martin Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $35.75 million contract with the Buccaneers in March of 2016.

December 5, 2016  –  Doug Martin News

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Martin (undisclosed) logged just 36 of 65 offensive snaps during Sunday's win at San Diego, likely due to getting "bent back" on a third-quarter carry, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Doug Martin 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 20 CFB 14 129 765 15 5.9 - - - - - 8 68 8.5 0 - - - - - -
2010 21 CFB 13 201 1260 12 6.3 - - - - - 28 338 12.1 2 - - - - - -
2011 22 CFB 12 263 1299 16 4.9 - - - - - 28 255 9.1 2 - - - - - -
2012 23 TB 16 319 1454 11 4.6 11 5 5 1 1 49 472 9.6 1 70 0 0 0 0 1 1
2013 24 TB 6 127 456 1 3.6 2 0 1 0 0 12 66 5.5 0 24 40 0 0 0 2 1
2014 25 TB 11 134 494 2 3.7 2 2 1 0 0 13 64 4.9 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 26 TB 16 288 1402 6 4.9 14 4 4 1 1 33 271 8.2 1 44 0 0 0 0 5 5
2016 27 TB 6 105 313 2 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 12 115 9.6 0 14 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 Proj 27 TB Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Doug Martin

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Doug Martin 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 20 CFB 14 12.4 13.0 12.7 9 55 - - - 1 5 - - - -
2010 21 CFB 13 18.8 20.9 19.8 15 97 - - - 2 26 - - - -
2011 22 CFB 12 22.0 24.3 23.1 22 108 - - - 2 21 - - - -
2012 23 TB 16 16.5 19.6 18.1 20 91 55 27 16 3 30 6.7 4 1 0
2013 24 TB 6 9.7 11.7 10.7 21 76 7 3 0 2 11 2.8 2 1 0
2014 25 TB 11 6.2 7.3 6.8 12 45 10 5 1 1 6 3.2 1 0 0
2015 26 TB 16 13.1 15.1 14.1 18 88 41 19 8 2 17 6.2 5 1 0
2016 27 TB 6 9.1 11.1 10.1 18 52 14 7 5 2 19 8.2 1 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Doug Martin – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

237

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Doug Martin was on the field for 237 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Doug Martin was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 345 0
2015 622 0
2016 237 0
Doug Martin 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 @Atl 44 0 18 62 0 3.4 0 0 5 34 6.8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
2 @Ari 13 0 7 23 0 3.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 LA
4 Den
5 @Car
6 BYE Bye Week
7 @SF
8 Oak
9 Atl
10 Chi 31 0 16 33 1 2.1 0 0 1 13 13.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 3 0 0 0
11 @KC 60 0 24 63 0 2.6 0 0 3 42 14.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 1 0 0
12 Sea 53 0 23 87 0 3.8 0 0 2 3 1.5 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
13 @SD 36 0 17 45 1 2.6 0 0 1 23 23.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 NO
15 @Dal
16 @NO
17 Car

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 Doug Martin  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   223 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.46 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.16 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.79 sec
GREAT
Arm Length:   30.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   120 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   28 reps
ELITE
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Doug Martin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Martin (undisclosed) gained 45 yards and scored a touchdown on 17 carries, while also hauling in his sole target for 23 yards in Sunday's 28-21 win over the Chargers.

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Martin suffered a minor injury late in Sunday's victory over the Chargers, but head coach Dirk Koetter said after the game that Martin is fine, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Martin gained 87 yards on 23 rushes and secured both of his targets for two yards in Sunday's 14-5 win over the Seahawks. He also lost a fumble.

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Martin gained 63 yards on 24 carries and secured three of four targets for 42 yards in Sunday's 19-17 victory over the Chiefs. He also recovered a fumble.

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Martin gained 33 yards and scored a touchdown on 16 carries and secured one of two targets for 13 yards in Sunday's 36-10 win over the Bears.

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Martin (hamstring) is officially active for Sunday's Week 10 tilt versus the Bears but will be closely monitored in every aspect, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.

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Martin (hamstring) is expected to be active Sunday against the Bears, but his workload is expected to be limited, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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Martin (hamstring) is expected to suit up for Sunday's game against the Bears, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Martin's big rookie season in 2012 is a distant memory, as two injury-plagued campaigns have left his future with the Buccaneers in doubt. Martin's biggest asset out of college was his lack of weaknesses. While he wasn't a standout in any one area, he earned plus grades in just about all areas, with a low center of gravity, power and balance to be effective in short yardage, and the hands and open-field agility to be an asset as a receiver. He flashed that well-rounded skill set again toward the end of 2014, but Martin's 11 missed or broken tackles in 148 touches was among the worst rates in the league, and after his various injuries his skills perhaps have eroded. The Bucs worked to rebuild a poor offensive line in the offseason by adding two second-round picks to the mix, but with former Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter joining the staff and Jameis Winston now under center, Tampa figures to focus more on their aerial attack rather than the ground game. The team declined the fifth-year option on Martin's contract, and he may have a hard time holding off dynamic receiver Charles Sims atop the depth chart.

2014

A shoulder injury suffered in last year's Week 7 game against Atlanta ended up knocking Martin out for the season and throwing the Bucs' running game into a state of chaos, but the injury is all cleared up now and Martin is set to resume the featured role that he rode to 1,926 total yards in 2012. At 5-9 and 223, Martin's a tackle-breaking machine (41 in '12) with serious big-play ability and receiving skills to boot. Although the injury was the main culprit for last year's disappointment, it's worth noting that Martin's production was down when he was healthy too. He had two clunkers among his five full games, scored just one touchdown and saw his rate stats drop significantly. His YPC fell from 4.6 to 3.6, his receiving average fell from a sparkling 9.6 yards per reception to just 5.5, and he broke only six tackles. Of course, that's a small sample, and the two bad games came against the NFL's No. 1 and No. 3 run defenses. After carrying 55 times in the red zone and 16 times at the goal line in 2012, Martin saw those numbers dip to seven and zero in 2013 – largely due to last year's wholly unproductive early-season Tampa offense. He'll presumably see most of the work in tight this year. Bobby Rainey, Mike James and third-round pick Charles Sims will vie for backup duties, but won't take many carries from Martin. Sims could eventually steal some pass targets from Martin, but not until he returns from an ankle injury. The rebuilt Bucs offense should benefit Martin. Josh McCown's been brought in as the presumptive starter at QB for Tampa, while Carl Nicks is set to return to the offensive line after missing most of last season and Logan Mankins having been added. Star receiver Vincent Jackson and first-round draftee Mike Evans should keep opposing defenses from keying on the run game, leaving Martin loose to create havoc on the ground and through the air once again.

2013

The 31st pick in the 2012 draft, Martin earned the starting job out of camp last year and quickly became the Bucs' workhorse in a standout rookie season. He ranked fourth in the league with 319 rushes, tied for second among feature backs with 70 targets and took 83.3 percent of his team's handoffs in the red zone, second only to Arian Foster. All of which led to nearly 2,000 yards from scrimmage (2nd) and 12 total touchdowns (4th). At 5-9, 223, Martin has a low center of gravity and boasts a blend of power and exceptional balance that helped him total 800 yards after contact last season, more than any back other than Adrian Peterson. He also has big-play ability as touchdowns of 36, 40, 45, 64, 67 and 70 yards attest. Despite 16 rushes inside the five-yard line last year (3rd), Martin converted only five, but this season he should benefit from the return of Pro Bowl guards Davin Joseph and Carl Nicks – arguably the game's top run blocker – who were lost to injury in 2012.

2012

The Buccaneers used their first-round pick to draft Martin, who totaled 1,554 yards with 18 touchdowns during his final season at Boise State. At 5-9, 219, he offers big-play ability but is also considered a complete back, capable as a receiver and in pass protection. LeGarrette Blount struggles badly in those latter two areas, so expect the rookie to start immediately, especially since the new regime traded up to select Martin and has zero ties to Blount. Tampa Bay has a bad offensive line and scored the sixth-fewest points per game last season, so other than the clear path to playing time, it’s hardly an ideal situation. Still, Josh Freeman is capable of bouncing back, the team added Vincent Jackson through free agency, and new coach Greg Schiano’s offense was extremely run-heavy at Rutgers. Martin should make a major impact right away.