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Fozzy Whittaker

28-Year-Old Running Back – Carolina Panthers

2017 Rush/Rec Stats

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

After averaging 4.5 yards per carry and totaling 42 receptions as the Panthers' change-of-pace tailback the past three seasons, Whittaker's role this term could be significantly downsized due to the f...

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Bye Week:  11

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 205   DOB: 2/2/1989  College: Texas  Show ContractHide Contract

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Fozzy Whittaker Contract Information:

Signed a two-year contract with the Panthers in March of 2017.

September 12, 2017  –  Fozzy Whittaker News

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Whittaker received a carry on his lone offensive snap of the game in Sunday's 23-3 win over the 49ers, gaining one yard.

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Fozzy Whittaker 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 11 53 212 4 4.0 - - - - - 13 51 3.9 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 21 CFB 11 80 351 2 4.4 - - - - - 34 217 6.4 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 22 CFB 9 66 386 6 5.8 - - - - - 16 145 9.1 1 0 - - - - - -
2013 24 CLE 11 28 79 0 2.8 0 0 0 0 0 21 155 7.4 2 35 482 0 0 0 0 0
2013 24 SD 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 156 0 0 0 1 0
2014 25 CAR 10 32 145 1 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 5 60 12.0 1 6 262 0 0 0 0 0
2015 26 CAR 15 25 108 1 4.3 0 0 0 0 0 12 64 5.3 0 15 209 0 0 0 0 0
2016 27 CAR 16 57 265 0 4.6 1 0 1 0 0 25 226 9.0 0 33 275 0 0 0 1 1
2017 28 CAR 2 1 1 0 1.0 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.

Fozzy Whittaker 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 11 4.6 5.8 5.2 5 19 - - - 1 5 - - - -
2010 21 CFB 11 6.4 9.5 7.9 7 32 - - - 3 20 - - - -
2011 22 CFB 9 10.6 12.3 11.5 7 43 - - - 2 16 - - - -
2013 24 CLE 11 3.2 5.1 4.2 3 7 3 0 0 2 14 4.4 3 1 0
2013 24 SD 3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 0
2014 25 CAR 10 3.3 3.8 3.5 3 15 2 1 1 1 6 10.0 0 0 0
2015 26 CAR 15 1.5 2.3 1.9 2 7 7 0 0 1 4 4.3 0 0 0
2016 27 CAR 16 3.1 4.6 3.9 4 17 7 2 0 2 14 6.8 0 0 0
2017 28 CAR 2 0.1 0.1 0.1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 28 CAR Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Fozzy Whittaker

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Fozzy Whittaker – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Running Back
Also Listed As:  #1 Kick Returner

Snap Count Stats

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Offensive Snaps in 2017

Fozzy Whittaker was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Fozzy Whittaker was on the field for 31 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 155 217
2016 307 213
2017 2 31
Fozzy Whittaker 2017 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 @SF 1 13 1 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Buf 1 18 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 NO
4 @NE
5 @Det
6 Phi
7 @Chi
8 @TB
9 Atl
10 Mia
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @NYJ
13 @NO
14 Min
15 GB
16 TB
17 @Atl

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 Fozzy Whittaker  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 10"
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Weight:   205 lbs
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Bench Press:   20 reps
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Carolina Panthers Team Injury Report
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Dan France  IR
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Cole Luke  IR
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Greg Olsen  IR
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Fred Ross  IR
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Fozzy Whittaker: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Whittaker rushed for 13 yards on his lone carry in Thursday's preseason game against the Jaguars.

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Whittaker rushed three times for 23 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Titans.

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Whittaker may have a hard time getting touches behind Jonathan Stewart and Christian McCaffrey, Max Henson of Panthers.com reports.

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Whittaker signed a two-year contract extension with the Panthers on Tuesday, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports.

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Whittaker finished this season with 57 rushes for 265 yards and 25 receptions (on 33 targets) for 226 yards over 16 games. He also returned 12 kickoffs for 275 yards.

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Whittaker rushed three times for 30 yards and caught his lone target for 14 yards in the Panthers' Week 16 loss to the Falcons.

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Whittaker rushed three times for three yards and caught his lone target for 25 yards in Monday's 26-15 win over the Redskins.

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Whittaker rushed three times for 15 yards in Sunday's win over the Chargers.

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Whittaker gained three yards on his lone rush Sunday against the Seahawks.

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Whittaker carried four times for 14 yards Sunday in Oakland. He was also targeted twice, but caught neither pass.

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Whittaker carried the ball once for no yardage in Thurday's win over New Orleans.

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Whittaker rushed twice for five yards and caught one pass for nine yards in Sunday's loss to the Chiefs.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Whittaker has started one game in both of the past two seasons due to injuries in the Panthers’ backfield, but is otherwise a sparingly used change-of-pace runner. Last season, Whittaker totaled 108 yards and one touchdown on 25 carries, and caught 12 passes for 64 yards. Also occasionally used as a kickoff returner, Whittaker gives the Panthers good depth behind starter Jonathan Stewart, bruiser Mike Tolbert and rising second-year tailback Cameron Artis-Payne.

2015

Whittaker earned a 53-man roster spot with the Panthers as an undrafted free agent following a strong preseason showing last year. Although he started off as mainly a special teams player, Carolina’s numerous injuries at running back pushed Whittaker up the depth chart over the course of the season. In limited action, Whittaker was handed 32 carries for 145 rushing yards and one touchdown. The nifty change-of-pace option also supplied five catches for 60 yards and another score in the regular season, breaking free for an additional 39-yard touchdown reception in the Panthers’ playoff victory. Overall, Whittaker showed good burst as a reserve tailback and could enjoy Carolina’s No. 2 role this season in wake of the Panthers releasing long-time running back DeAngelo Williams in the offseason. In order to do so, Whittaker will have to separate himself from rookie fifth-rounder Cameron Artis-Payne and free agent signing Jordan Todman, but his familiarity with the Panthers’ scheme makes him the favorite to back up Jonathan Stewart at the moment.

2014

Whittaker will look to stick as a depth back/returner.

2013

Whittaker is trying to land a role as a backup tailback in San Diego. While Danny Woodhead and Ronnie Brown are almost certainly assured roster spots, Whittaker could earn a spot on the team with a good preseason.