Wayne Gallman
Wayne Gallman
26-Year-Old Running BackRB
New York Giants
2020 Fantasy Outlook
A fourth-round pick in 2017, Gallman has hung around as Saquon Barkley's primary backup, but with Dion Lewis in the fold, he's now third string. As such, Gallman will rarely see action so long as Barkley is healthy. Should Barkley go down, Gallman would split carries with Lewis, but Lewis would be on the field for most passing downs. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $2.82 million contract with the Giants in May of 2017.
Escapes disastrous fumble
RBNew York Giants
January 3, 2021
Gallman carried 11 times for 65 yards and was not targeted during Sunday's 23-19 win over the Cowboys.
ANALYSIS
Gallman averaged an impressive 5.9 yards per carry against a beatable Dallas front, but he didn't receive a heavy workload, despite playing from ahead for most of the game. He narrowly escaped a massive error in the final moments of the game when he fumbled in Giants territory but somehow managed to recover the ball from the bottom of the pile. Despite the blunder, it was one of Gallman's most productive performances in recent weeks, and he finishes the regular season with a surprising 792 scrimmage yards to go along with six touchdowns. He'll look to retain the role of lead ball carrier in the postseason, if the Eagles can beat Washington on Sunday night.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Wayne Gallman's 2020 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.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Broken Tackle %
11.6%
 
Positive Run %
86.4%
 
% Yds After Contact
55.3%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
2.6
 
Rushing TD %
4.1%
 
Touches Per Game
11.2
 
% Snaps w/Touch
43.0%
 
Air Yards Per Game
0.1
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.00
 
% Team Air Yards
0.0%
 
% Team Targets
5.4%
 
Avg Depth of Target
0.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
77.8%
 
Drop Rate
11.1%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
5.0
 
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39139%
30430%
13613%
11111%
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Wayne Gallman'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.
Height
6' 0"
 
Weight
210 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.60 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.28 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.17 sec
 
Vertical Jump
29.5 in
 
Broad Jump
120 in
 
Bench Press
21 reps
 
Hand Length
9.13 in
 
Arm Length
32.88 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
2017
Gallman predictably had a modest role in 2018 behind all-world running back Saquon Barkley, with only 51 carries and 14 catches. Gallman's efficiency was poor on those chances - only 3.5 yards per carry and 6.4 yards per reception with one TD on the year. At 6-0, 210 and with 4.60 speed, Gallman is just an average athlete, and this year he'll have to hold off newly-acquired Rod Smith to keep his backup job.
Gallman had a solid rookie year (4.3 YPC, 34 catches), especially given the poor play of the team's offensive line. But any hopes for a larger role were dashed when the team drafted uber prospect Saquon Barkley, who should see a massive workload. Gallman will battle recently-signed Jonathan Stewart for the scraps, though if Barkley were to get hurt, there's upside here, given the upgrade to the offensive line and overall system.
Taken in the fourth round, Gallman has a chance to carve out a role should starter Paul Perkins falter or get hurt. Only Shane Vereen and Shaun Draughn are ahead of Gallman on the depth chart, and Vereen is more of a third-down type and Draughn a journeyman vying to make the club. At 6-0, 215, Gallman is fairly stout, though he lacks breakaway speed.
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Totals 53 scrimmage yards
RBNew York Giants
December 27, 2020
Gallman registered 27 yards on six carries while corralling both of his targets for 26 yards during Sunday's 27-13 loss to the Ravens.
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Just nine carries in losing effort
RBNew York Giants
December 20, 2020
Gallman rushed nine times for 29 yards in Sunday's 20-6 loss to Cleveland. He was not targeted in the passing game.
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Held in check as offense sputters
RBNew York Giants
December 13, 2020
Gallman rushed 12 times for 57 yards and caught three of four targets for 16 yards in Sunday's 26-7 loss to Arizona.
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Keeps offense moving
RBNew York Giants
December 6, 2020
Gallman rushed the ball 16 times for 135 yards in Week 13 against the Seahawks.
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Scores for fifth straight game
RBNew York Giants
November 29, 2020
Gallman carried 24 times for 94 yards and a touchdown while losing three yards on three catches (five targets) during Sunday's 19-17 win over the Bengals.
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