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Lance Dunbar

27-Year-Old Running Back – Los Angeles Rams

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Dunbar's tenure in Dallas was a frustrating one, as he would continually show flashes of being a dangerous pass-catching weapon out of the backfield before an injury would derail his season. He played...

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2017 ADP:  275.46

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  8

STATUS:  OUT  (PUP-R)     INJURY:  Knee
HT: 5' 8"   WT: 187   DOB: 1/25/1990
College: North Texas  Show ContractHide Contract

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Lance Dunbar Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Rams in March of 2017.

September 19, 2017  –  Lance Dunbar News

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Dunbar (knee) has increased his activity lately, Alden Gonzalez of ESPN.com reports.

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Lance Dunbar 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 19 CFB 12 200 1378 17 6.9 - - - - - 28 300 10.7 2 0 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 12 274 1553 13 5.7 - - - - - 28 332 11.9 3 0 - - - - - -
2011 21 CFB 12 269 1115 10 4.1 - - - - - 29 350 12.1 2 0 - - - - - -
2012 22 DAL 12 21 75 0 3.6 0 0 0 0 0 6 33 5.5 0 12 261 0 0 0 1 0
2013 23 DAL 9 30 150 0 5.0 1 1 0 0 0 7 59 8.4 0 7 28 0 0 0 1 1
2014 24 DAL 16 29 99 0 3.4 0 0 0 0 0 18 217 12.1 0 22 46 0 0 0 0 0
2015 25 DAL 4 5 67 0 13.4 1 1 0 0 0 21 215 10.2 0 23 146 0 4 0 0 0
2016 26 DAL 13 9 31 1 3.4 0 0 0 0 0 16 122 7.6 0 24 32 0 0 0 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lance Dunbar 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 19 CFB 12 23.5 25.8 24.7 17 115 - - - 2 25 - - - -
2010 20 CFB 12 23.7 26.0 24.9 23 129 - - - 2 28 - - - -
2011 21 CFB 12 18.2 20.6 19.4 22 93 - - - 2 29 - - - -
2012 22 DAL 12 0.9 1.4 1.2 2 6 2 0 0 1 3 2.8 3 1 0
2013 23 DAL 9 2.3 3.1 2.7 3 17 2 0 0 1 7 8.4 0 0 0
2014 24 DAL 16 2.0 3.1 2.5 2 6 1 0 0 1 14 9.9 2 0 0
2015 25 DAL 4 7.1 12.3 9.7 1 17 0 0 0 5 54 9.3 1 0 0
2016 26 DAL 13 1.6 2.9 2.3 1 2 3 2 1 1 9 5.1 2 1 1
2017 Proj 27 LAR Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Lance Dunbar

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lance Dunbar – Playing Time Overview

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Offensive Snaps in 2017

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

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Year Off ST
2015 92 41
2016 139 94
Lance Dunbar 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 Ind
2 Was
3 @SF
4 @Dal
5 Sea
6 @Jax
7 Ari
8 BYE Bye Week
9 @NYG
10 Hou
11 @Min
12 NO
13 @Ari
14 Phi
15 @Sea
16 @Ten
17 SF

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 Lance Dunbar  (View College Stats & News)
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Lance Dunbar: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Dunbar (knee) was moved to the reserve/PUP list Saturday, Jamie Han of the Rams' official site reports.

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Head coach Sean McVay expects Dunbar (knee) to start the regular season on the PUP list, Alden Gonzalez of ESPN.com reports.

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Dunbar is out indefinitely with a knee injury, ESPN.com's Alden Gonzalez reports.

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The Rams placed Dunbar (undisclosed) on the PUP list Friday, Rich Hammond of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.

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Rams head coach Sean McVay envisions Dunbar in a role that aligns with how the running back views himself, ESPN.com reports. "He had me going," Dunbar said. "He had me ready to play."

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Dunbar has agreed to a one-year deal with the Rams worth up to $3 million, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

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Dunbar will visit with the Rams, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

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Dunbar carried the ball three times for 20 yards and caught three of six targets for 19 yards in a 27-13 loss to the Eagles in Week 17.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

After three seasons with limited touches, Dunbar finally got a chance to show what he could do as an elusive pass-catching option in 2015 before suffering yet another knee injury. He's not expected to be ready for Week 1 and will start the season on the PUP list, and there's no guarantee the Cowboys will even be able to find a roster spot for him when he does get healthy given the offseason additions to their RB depth chart, but if Dunbar does come back 100 percent he could be a useful PPR option later in the year, whether in Dallas or with another team.

2015

Entering last season, the Cowboys made it clear that they wanted to get Dunbar more involved in the offense, and with good reason. Before a knee injury ended his 2013 campaign early, the scatback appeared able to turn almost any play into a long gain, showing excellent elusiveness and flashing the sub-4.5 speed he had in college. DeMarco Murray's emergence as an every-down back scrubbed whatever plans the team had to get Dunbar those extra touches, however, and he had few chances to put his skills on display despite being active for every game. That could change in 2015, as Murray moved on to Philadelphia, leaving Dunbar to compete with the unproven Joseph Randle and the injury-prone Darren McFadden. If a committee develops and Dunbar wins a more clearly-defined change-of-pace role that gets him 10-12 touches a game, he could be surprisingly productive.

2014

Dunbar flashed some legitimate potential last year, averaging 5.0 YPC (albeit in a very small sample), but ended up missing the season's last four games due to a torn PCL in his knee that required surgery. Fully recovered, he's slated to serve as DeMarco Murray's backup, but durability questions are haunting Dunbar already, as he's already suffered a hamstring injury and two knee ailments in his two NFL seasons. When healthy, the undersized Dunbar possesses game-changing speed, and Murray himself certainly isn't immune to injury, so he should see some playmaking opportunities this season.

2013

Dunbar saw limited action in 2012, rushing for 75 yards on 21 carries, and he'll compete for the number three running back role behind DeMarco Murray and fifth round pick Joseph Randle.

2012

Depth RB could see more action than expected given the injury-prone nature of the players ahead of him.