Alex Collins
Alex Collins
27-Year-Old Running BackRB
Seattle Seahawks
2021 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Alex Collins in 2021. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
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$Signed a one-year, $990,000 contract with the Seahawks in February of 2021.
Breaks off 25-yard run
RBSeattle Seahawks
September 20, 2021
Collins rushed once for 25 yards in Sunday's 33-30 loss to the Titans.
ANALYSIS
Chris Carson led the backfield with 13 rushes for 31 yards and two scores, and Collins was the only other running back to record a carry. However, his six offensive snaps finished third behind Carson (34) and Travis Homer (14). The Seahawks appear comfortable operating with Carson as the clear lead back while Rashaad Penny (calf) is out. Collins won't have much fantasy upside while Carson is healthy.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Alex Collins' 2021 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
Broken Tackle %
0.0%
 
Positive Run %
100.0%
 
% Yds After Contact
12.0%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
3.0
 
Rushing TD %
0.0%
 
Touches Per Game
0.0
 
% Snaps w/Touch
0.0%
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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Sunday, Sep 26th at 4:25PM
Overall QB Rating Against
122.8
 
Cornerbacks
142.8
 
Safeties
116.7
 
Linebackers
64.4
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Alex Collins' measurables compare to other running backs?
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Height
5' 10"
 
Weight
210 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.59 sec
 
Vertical Jump
28.5 in
 
Broad Jump
113 in
 
Bench Press
18 reps
 
Hand Length
9.25 in
 
Arm Length
30.25 in
 
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8 days ago
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Collins finished the 2017 season with 973 rushing yards and six touchdowns for the Ravens and appeared poised for a big 2018, but he now finds himself without a team. The 24-year-old struggled out of the gate last season as he didn't break 4.0 YPC in a game until Week 5 and ended up missing the final six games of the season with a sprained foot. The disappointing season was capped off with an arrest and criminal charges in March that led to his release. Collins still is relatively young, so it wouldn't be shocking to see a team take a flier on him, though he may be levied a suspension from the league office.
Cast off the Seahawks' roster at the end of the preseason last year, Collins wound up at the bottom of a Ravens depth chart that seemed nearly as crowded, but by Week 3 he seized the starting role and never looked back. While he lacks the straight-line speed expected of top-shelf feature backs, Collins proved to be one of the most elusive runners in the league, showing outstanding footwork and vision to find a crease and hit it with authority. The 23-year-old's ability to make defenders miss even in tight quarters allowed him to overcome the mediocrity of Baltimore's offensive line. Collins has the size and frame to handle plenty of snaps, but his skills as a receiver are still a work in progress, with limited cause for optimism. While Javorius Allen and Kenneth Dixon are around to pick up any passing-game slack, there's no reason to think Collins will fade away as suddenly as he arrived. The Ravens' O-line should improve with G Marshal Yanda returning from an ankle injury, and the team likely will run some zone-read plays if rookie QB Lamar Jackson gets on the field.
Collins got some valuable experience in his rookie season due to injuries to Thomas Rawls and C.J. Prosise. In 11 games, Collins recorded 31 carries for 125 yards, a touchdown and two fumbles (one lost) to go along with 11 receptions for 84 yards. However, with both Rawls and Prosise returning to health and the Seahawks adding Eddie Lacy to the backfield mix in free agency, Collins needed a strong training camp to earn a roster spot in 2017 and was unable to deliver. After going unclaimed off waivers, Collins signed with the Ravens' practice squad in September and will have to bide his time until injuries to the Baltimore backfield -- or any team for that matter -- create an opening for him.
A fifth-round draft pick out of Arkansas, Collins isn't physically imposing at 5-foot-11, 217 pounds and clocked just 4.59 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the Combine. However, he'll merely serve as depth to a Seattle backfield that is populated by Thomas Rawls (ankle), Christine Michael, and C.J. Prosise.
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Not active Sunday
RBSeattle Seahawks
Coach's Decision
September 12, 2021
Collins (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game at Indianapolis.
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Earns roster spot
RBSeattle Seahawks
September 1, 2021
Collins was one of five running backs to make the Seahawks' initial 53-man roster Tuesday, Michael-Shawn Dugar of The Athletic reports.
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Could secure No. 2 job
RBSeattle Seahawks
August 29, 2021
Collins rushed 10 times for 37 yards and a score and caught all seven targets for 52 yards in Saturday's 27-0 preseason win over the Chargers.
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Puts up 37 yards
RBSeattle Seahawks
August 22, 2021
Collins rushed seven times for 20 yards and caught both of his targets for 17 yards in Saturday's 30-3 preseason loss to the Broncos.
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Musters five total yards Saturday
RBSeattle Seahawks
August 14, 2021
Collins rushed twice for one yard and secured one of two targets for four yards in the Seahawks' 20-7 preseason loss to the Raiders on Saturday night.
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