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Devonta Freeman

24-Year-Old Running Back – Atlanta Falcons

2016 Rush/Rec Stats

Att

176

Yds

785

TD

7

Yds

318

TD

2

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:  17.62

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.

December 4, 2016  –  Devonta Freeman News

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Freeman carried 15 times for 56 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 29-28 loss to the Chiefs. He also caught four of five targets for an additional 49 yards.

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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
2011 19 CFB 12 120 579 8 4.8 - - - - - 15 111 7.4 0 - - - - - -
2012 20 CFB 13 111 660 8 5.9 - - - - - 10 86 8.6 0 - - - - - -
2013 21 CFB 14 173 1016 14 5.9 - - - - - 22 278 12.6 1 - - - - - -
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
2016 24 ATL 12 176 785 7 4.5 4 1 1 1 0 37 318 8.6 2 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Proj 24 ATL Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Devonta Freeman

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
2011 19 CFB 12 9.8 11.0 10.4 10 48 - - - 1 9 - - - -
2012 20 CFB 13 9.4 10.2 9.8 9 51 - - - 1 7 - - - -
2013 21 CFB 14 15.7 17.2 16.5 12 73 - - - 2 20 - - - -
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
2016 24 ATL 12 13.7 16.8 15.2 15 65 42 25 17 3 27 6.8 12 6 2
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Devonta Freeman – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Running Back
  1. Devonta Freeman
  2. Tevin Coleman
  3. Terron Ward
Atlanta Falcons

Snap Count Stats

484

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Devonta Freeman was on the field for 484 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

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

Year Off ST
2014 224 79
2015 768 0
2016 484 0
Devonta Freeman 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 TB 36 0 11 20 0 1.8 0 0 4 20 5.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 2 1 0
2 @Oak 34 0 17 93 0 5.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
3 @NO 38 0 14 152 0 10.9 3 1 5 55 11.0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0
4 Car 34 0 13 57 1 4.4 0 0 2 7 3.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 0
5 @Den 40 0 23 88 1 3.8 0 0 3 35 11.7 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 2 1 1
6 @Sea 36 0 12 40 0 3.3 0 0 3 10 3.3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
7 SD 49 0 15 58 0 3.9 0 0 5 42 8.4 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
8 GB 46 0 11 35 1 3.2 0 0 4 23 5.8 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 4 1 1 1
9 @TB 46 0 17 77 0 4.5 1 0 2 28 14.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 0 0
10 @Phi 43 0 12 49 0 4.1 0 0 3 32 10.7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
11 BYE Bye Week
12 Ari 39 0 16 60 2 3.8 0 0 2 17 8.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 3 0 0 0
13 KC 43 0 15 56 2 3.7 0 0 4 49 12.3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 4 1 1 0
14 @LA
15 SF
16 @Car
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 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 rushed for 60 yards and two scores on 16 carries in Sunday's win over Arizona. He added 17 yards on two catches.

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Freeman carried 12 times for 49 yards and caught all three targets for an additional 32 yards in Sunday's 24-15 loss to the Eagles.

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With Tevin Coleman (hamstring) ruled out of Sunday's game against the Eagles, Freeman will be the Falcons' clear-cut top running back once again.

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Freeman gained 77 yards on 17 carries and hauled in both of his targets for 28 yards in Thursday's 43-28 win over the Bucs.

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With Tevin Coleman (hamstring) being ruled out for Thursday's game in Tampa Bay, Freeman will be the unquestioned Falcons' No. 1 running back for another week.

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Freeman carried the ball 11 times for 35 yards and a touchdown and caught four of six targets for 23 yards and a score in Sunday's win over Green Bay.

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Freeman (hip) does not have a Week 8 injury designation after fully practicing Friday.

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Freeman (hip) will practice in full Thursday.

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Freeman was limited in Wednesday's practice due to a hip injury, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

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Freeman (undisclosed) wore a black non-contact jersey at Wednesday's practice, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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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.