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Branden Oliver

24-Year-Old Running Back – San Diego Chargers

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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160

Yds

582

TD

3

Yds

271

TD

1

2015 Rush/Rec Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

An undrafted free agent who didn't even receive a combine invite after his college career was over, Oliver got a chance to start last year for the Chargers after every other back they had on the roste...

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2015 ADP:  209.54

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

HT: 5' 8"   WT: 208   DOB: 5/7/1991  College: Buffalo  Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed by the Chargers in May 2014.

August 30, 2015  –  Branden Oliver News

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Oliver had five carries for 14 yards and one reception for a 70-yard touchdown in Saturday night's preseason game against the Seahawks.

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Branden Oliver 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 23 SD 14 160 582 3 3.6 3 1 2 0 0 36 271 7.5 1 45 22 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Branden Oliver 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 23 SD 14 7.8 10.4 9.1 11 42 21 9 3 3 19 6.0 6 5 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Branden Oliver – Playing Time Overview

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

Snap Count Stats

373

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Branden Oliver was on the field for 373 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

16

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Branden Oliver was on the field for 16 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2014 373 16
Branden Oliver 2014 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 @Ari
2 Sea
3 @Buf 6 6 3 11 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Jax 18 3 9 23 0 2.6 0 0 4 33 8.3 0 4 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 NYJ 41 1 19 114 1 6.0 1 1 4 68 17.0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0
6 @Oak 57 5 26 101 1 3.9 0 0 4 23 5.8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 1 2 2 0
7 KC 39 1 15 67 0 4.5 0 0 2 11 5.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Den 50 0 13 36 0 2.8 1 0 7 27 3.9 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1
9 @Mia 24 0 13 19 0 1.5 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Oak 22 0 13 36 0 2.8 0 0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
11 StL 17 0 6 17 0 2.8 0 0 4 23 5.8 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
12 @Bal 6 0 1 7 0 7.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 NE 7 0 3 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Den 26 0 12 26 0 2.2 0 0 4 44 11.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 @SF 31 0 13 53 0 4.1 1 0 3 28 9.3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
16 @KC 29 0 14 71 1 5.1 0 0 2 4 2.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0

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 Branden Oliver  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 8"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   208 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.63 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time
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Cone Drill
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Arm Length
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Hand Length
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Vertical Jump
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San Diego Chargers Team Injury Report
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Branden Oliver: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Oliver had 10 carries for 53 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's preseason opener against the Cowboys.

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With the Chargers having selected Melvin Gordon in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft, Oliver's chances of heading the team's post-Ryan Mathews backfield have greatly diminished.

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Following the free agent departure of Ryan Mathews, Oliver is a candidate the head the Chargers' backfield this coming season, ESPN.com reports.

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Oliver had 14 carries for 71 yards and a touchdown and added two receptions on two targets for two yards in the Chargers' season-ending loss at Kansas City on Sunday.

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Oliver had a team-high 13 carries for 53 yards in Saturday's overtime win over the 49ers. He added three receptions for 28 yards.

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Oliver ran for 26 yards on 12 carries and caught 4-of-4 targets for 44 yards in Sunday's loss to Denver.

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The Chargers list Oliver as their starting running back Sunday against the Broncos, with Ryan Mathews out, the San Diego Union-Tribune's Michael Gehlken reports.

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Oliver had only one carry for seven yards in Sunday's game at Baltimore.

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Oliver had six carries for 17 yards and caught 4-of-4 targets for 23 yards in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Rams.

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Oliver had 13 carries for 36 yards and caught 1-of-3 targets for three yards in Sunday's 13-6 win over the Raiders.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Oliver's teammate, Ryan Mathews, is expected to start Sunday's game against the Raiders.

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