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Devonta Freeman

24-Year-Old Running Back – Atlanta Falcons

2015 Rush/Rec Stats

Att

265

Yds

1056

TD

11

Yds

578

TD

3

2016 Rush/Rec Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Where Kyle Shanahan goes, fantasy owners eagerly follow. They know how good he's been for No. 1 receivers and running games. And last year, he was damn good to Freeman. Let's not get caught up in revi...

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2016 ADP:  19.87

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  11

HT: 5' 8"   WT: 206   DOB: 3/15/1992  College: Florida State  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Devonta Freeman Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal worth $2,704,424 with the Falcons in May of 2014.

August 18, 2016  –  Devonta Freeman News

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Freeman had four carries for 42 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's preseason game against the Browns.

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Devonta Freeman 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
2014 22 Atl 16 65 248 1 3.8 2 0 0 0 0 30 225 7.5 1 37 0 0 0 0 1 1
2015 23 Atl 15 265 1056 11 4.0 6 0 4 1 0 73 578 7.9 3 97 0 0 0 0 3 2
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Devonta Freeman 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
2014 22 Atl 16 3.7 5.6 4.6 4 16 3 2 1 2 14 6.1 6 1 0
2015 23 Atl 15 16.5 21.4 18.9 18 70 49 24 11 5 39 6.0 14 4 1
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Devonta Freeman – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

768

Offensive Snaps in 2015

Devonta Freeman was on the field for 768 of his team's snaps on offense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Devonta Freeman was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Off ST
2014 224 79
2015 768 0
Devonta Freeman 2015 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 Phi 29 0 10 18 0 1.8 0 0 3 29 9.7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
2 @NYG 49 0 12 25 1 2.1 0 0 4 34 8.5 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0
3 @Dal 65 0 30 141 3 4.7 0 0 5 52 10.4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 6 3 2 0 0
4 Hou 41 0 14 68 3 4.9 1 0 5 81 16.2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
5 Was 68 0 27 153 1 5.7 0 0 7 44 6.3 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 1 0 0
6 @NO 63 0 13 100 1 7.7 1 0 8 56 7.0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7 @Ten 63 0 25 116 0 4.6 0 0 2 14 7.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
8 TB 67 0 21 88 0 4.2 1 0 6 43 7.2 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 4 2 3 1 0
9 @SF 56 0 12 12 0 1.0 0 0 8 67 8.4 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
10 Ind 6 0 3 43 0 14.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
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12 @TB 48 0 14 47 0 3.4 0 0 10 56 5.6 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
13 @Car 44 0 12 40 0 3.3 1 0 3 22 7.3 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
14 @Jax 57 0 25 56 1 2.2 1 0 7 45 6.4 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 2 1 0
15 Car 53 0 22 73 1 3.3 0 0 3 17 5.7 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
16 NO 59 0 25 76 0 3.0 0 0 2 18 9.0 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 1 1

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 Devonta Freeman  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 8"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   206 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.58 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.26 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   7.11 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   29.38 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.63 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   32 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   118 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press:   11 reps
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Devonta Freeman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Freeman had five carries for nine yards in Thursday's preseason opener against Washington.

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Freeman's touch total in 2016 could decrease in order to keep him fresher and allow Tevin Coleman to get more involved in the Falcons' offense, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Freeman practiced in a limited fashion during Tuesday's OTAs, as he's dealing with a high gluteal strain, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

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Freeman rushed for 81 yards on 24 carries and added 18 yards and a touchdown on two receptions in Sunday's loss to New Orleans. He fumbled during the game.

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Freeman (knee) is listed as active Sunday against the Saints.

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Freeman (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Saints.

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Freeman (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

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Freeman rushed for 73 yards and a score in Sunday's win over Carolina and added 17 receiving yards on three receptions.

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Freeman rushed for 56 yards and a score on 25 carries and added seven catches and 45 yards through the air in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Freeman, a fourth-round pick last year, saw limited action in a crowded backfield, but the Falcons' decision to part ways with Steven Jackson and Jacquizz Rodgers could mean Freeman is ready for a more significant role. Undersized at 5-8, 206, Freeman is dangerous in space, using his agility and balance to slip would-be tacklers before lowering his pads and driving forward with surprising power to earn extra yards after contact. He's less effective between the tackles, but his vision is good enough for him to find holes at the line when called upon. He's an asset as a receiver, and his experience in college with a zone-blocking scheme should serve him well as Atlanta's offense transitions to a similar ground attack under new offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who oversaw productive running games in Houston and Washington. Third-round speed merchant Tevin Coleman is a threat to Freeman's touches, but even in a committee, Freeman's skills should allow him to have a productive campaign.

2014

The Falcons spent a fourth-round selection on Freeman, a somewhat undersized 5-8, 203 but well-rounded back out of Florida State, and he'll immediately enter into the mix for backup duties behind Steven Jackson. He even has good enough receiving skills to cut into Jacquizz Rodgers' third-down work. A shifty runner with great vision and instincts who doesn't shy away from contact, Freeman's in line to be the long-term successor to Jackson in Atlanta, but he never exceeded 200 carries in a college season and may be best served in the long term as the early-down back in a committee approach.