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Mike James

24-Year-Old Running Back – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2013 Rush/Rec Stats

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60

Yds

295

TD

0

Yds

43

TD

0

2014 Rush/Rec Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

After starter Doug Martin went down with a season-ending shoulder injury, James flashed as a legitimate replacement with 4.9 YPC and 10 catches on 11 targets. However, it was short-lived as James went...

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Bye Week:  7

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Shoulder
HT: 5' 10"   WT: 223   DOB: 12/5/1989
College: Miami (FL)  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Mike James Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $2.26 million deal with the Bucs in May of 2013.

August 28, 2014  –  Mike James News

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James (shoulder) did not play in Thursday's preseason finale against the Redskins, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Mike 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
2013 23 TB 8 60 295 0 4.9 2 0 0 0 0 10 43 4.3 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 24 TB Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Mike James

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mike 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
2013 23 TB 8 4.7 6.0 5.4 8 37 9 5 4 1 5 3.9 0 0 0
2014 Proj 24 TB Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Mike James

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mike James – Playing Time Overview

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

Snap Count Stats

155

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Mike James was on the field for 155 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

20

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Mike James was on the field for 20 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2013 155 20
Mike James 2013 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 @NYJ 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 0 0
2 NO 0 1 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 @NE 1 0 1 5 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Ari 2 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 2 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 Phi 12 7 2 7 0 3.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Atl 38 7 14 45 0 3.2 0 0 3 8 2.7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 3 0 0 0
8 Car 42 0 10 39 0 3.9 0 0 4 25 6.3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Sea 52 1 28 158 0 5.6 1 0 2 8 4.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
10 Mia 8 0 5 41 0 8.2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
11 Atl
12 @Det
13 @Car
14 Buf
15 SF
16 @StL
17 @NO

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 Mike James  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   223 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.53 sec
AVERAGE
Shuttle Time:   4.62 sec
TERRIBLE
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   31.63 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   115 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   28 reps
ELITE
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Team Injury Report
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Mike James: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

James (shoulder) returned to practice Monday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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James (shoulder) will not play in Saturday's preseason game against the Bills, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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James (shoulder) considers himself "day-to-day" to return to action, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Coach Lovie Smith indicated that James (shoulder) probably won't play this coming Saturday against the Bills, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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With Charles Sims out with an ankle injury, the report suggests that the Bucs could add some running back help in the coming days to bolster the team's depth at the position, while James is sidelined.
James suffered a right shoulder injury Saturday against the Dolphins, Scott Smith of buccaneers.com reports.

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James gained 12 yards on three carries and 20 yards on one reception in Friday's preseason opener against the Jaguars.

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James -- whose 2013 season ended with a broken left ankle last November -- is progressing well in his recovery, the Buccaneers' official site reports.

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The report notes that James, who played at about 228 pounds last season, has added some muscle to his upper body. Meanwhile, James has been running and in his words, is "very, very close" to being fully cleared. Once he's up to speed, James (who now checks in at 232 pounds) is in line to compete with Bobby Rainey for work behind the Bucs' top back, Doug Martin.
The Buccaneers placed James (ankle) on injured reserve Wednesday, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Head coach Greg Schiano announced Tuesday that James would miss the rest of the season after breaking his ankle Monday night, but Wednesday's move makes that official. With James and Doug Martin (shoulder) both on IR, Brian Leonard and Bobby Rainey figure to split the carries in some fashion for the Buccaneers the rest of the way.
Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano confirmed Tuesday that James has a fractured ankle and is out for the remainder of the season, Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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2013

James will back up Doug Martin and Brian Leonard for the Bucs.