Brian Hill
Brian Hill
23-Year-Old Running BackRB
Atlanta Falcons
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The Falcons front office clearly holds an admiration for Hill's style of play, as supported by the team's willingness to re-acquire him in September following a nearly year-long stint with Cincinnati. A sturdy back at 6-1, 219, Hill appeared in 10 games for Atlanta last season, with all 20 of his carries coming between Weeks 14 and 17. Of his 157 rushing yards, 60 came on a single fourth-quarter run Week 16 against Carolina, but even removing that play he still yielded 5.1 yards per attempt. Granted, Hill's audition didn't afford a large enough sample size to secure him as a dependable second-string option for the Falcons, but he absolutely will compete for a spot on special teams if not the No. 3 running back role. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $1.01 million contract with the Falcons in September of 2018.
Healthy scratch in Week 6
RBAtlanta Falcons
Coach's Decision
October 13, 2019
Hill (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's Week 6 tilt versus the Cardinals.
Hill had been active the prior two games but exclusively played special teams. He'll sit this one out, with Devonta Freeman, Ito Smith and Kenjon Barner the three active running backs against the Cardinals.
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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2019 Brian Hill Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Brian Hill's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics 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.
6' 1"
219 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.54 sec
Shuttle Time
4.32 sec
Cone Drill
7.03 sec
Vertical Jump
34.0 in
Broad Jump
125 in
Bench Press
15 reps
Hand Length
8.88 in
Arm Length
31.38 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Hill spent most of his rookie season on the Falcons' practice squad after being taken in the fifth round of the 2017 draft, but was signed by the Bengals off the practice squad in November. In Cincinnati he saw action in six games, mostly on special teams, seeing action on only 19 offensive snaps. He ended up with 11 carries for 37 yards, along with two catches for 36 yards. He's at risk of losing his roster spot after the Bengals took Miami running back Mark Walton in the fourth round this year.
A fifth-round pick in the 2017 draft, Hill will slot in behind one of the most dynamic running back tandems in the league in Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman. Freeman and Coleman combined for 24 touchdowns last season, but Hill is no stranger to the end zone, either, as he racked up 35 touchdowns in 37 career games at Wyoming. He would be the top candidate to fill in for Coleman or Freeman should one of them suffer an injury. Otherwise, he may find it difficult to earn meaningful touches in his rookie season.
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Available Week 4
RBAtlanta Falcons
September 29, 2019
Hill is active for Sunday's game versus the Titans.
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Opportunity knocks
RBAtlanta Falcons
September 27, 2019
Coach Dan Quinn said Friday that one of Hill or Qadree Ollison will be active for Sunday's game against the Titans, Vaughn McClure of reports.
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Could be active Week 4
RBAtlanta Falcons
September 25, 2019
Hill received reps in the starting running back rotation during Wednesday's practice, Vaughn McClure of reports.
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Sitting once again Week 3
RBAtlanta Falcons
Coach's Decision
September 22, 2019
Hill (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's Week 3 tilt against the Colts.
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Taking seat Week 2
RBAtlanta Falcons
Coach's Decision
September 15, 2019
Hill (coach's decision) is listed as inactive Sunday versus the Eagles, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.
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