Darrel Williams
Darrel Williams
25-Year-Old Running BackRB
Kansas City Chiefs
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Williams saw a significant uptick in his playing time during his second professional campaign, logging 216 snaps over 12 games prior to his season ending prematurely due to a hip injury. He didn't improve his efficiency as a runner (3.4 YPC) in 2019, but Williams did increase his involvement as a pass catcher, hauling in 15 passes for 167 yards and a score. With Clyde Edwards-Helaire the only safe bet for a key role, Williams and Darwin Thompson are set to serve behind the rookie. Read Past Outlooks
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#181.95
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$Signed a three-year, $1.73 million contract with the Chiefs in April of 2018.
Workhorse sans Edwards-Helaire
RBKansas City Chiefs
January 17, 2021
Williams rushed 13 times for 78 yards and caught all four of his targets for 16 yards in Sunday's 22-17 win over the Browns in the AFC divisional round.
ANALYSIS
Williams worked as the lead back with Clyde Edwards-Helaire (ankle) inactive, as Le'Veon Bell had just two carries and two targets. The third-year pro out of LSU made a pair of pivotal second-half plays, taking a toss 12 yards on 4th-and-1 to set up a third-quarter field goal and later gaining five yards on a 3rd-and-4 swing pass to help the Chiefs run out the clock in the fourth. Even if Edwards-Helaire returns for next week's AFC Championship Game against the Bills, Williams has likely earned himself a substantial role in Kansas City's backfield for that contest.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Darrel Williams' 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 %
0.0%
 
Positive Run %
89.7%
 
% Yds After Contact
38.5%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
1.7
 
Rushing TD %
2.6%
 
Touches Per Game
3.6
 
% Snaps w/Touch
20.4%
 
Air Yards Per Game
-1.7
 
Air Yards Per Snap
-0.10
 
% Team Air Yards
-0.6%
 
% Team Targets
4.3%
 
Avg Depth of Target
-1.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
69.2%
 
Drop Rate
7.7%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
8.8
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Kansas City ChiefsChiefs 2020 RB Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
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54249%
4521%
28025%
7333%
19217%
5123%
807%
4922%
101%
00%
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Browns pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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vs Browns
Sunday, Jan 17th at 3:05PM
Overall QB Rating Against
88.5
 
Cornerbacks
83.8
 
Safeties
110.6
 
Linebackers
72.3
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Darrel Williams' 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
5' 11"
 
Weight
224 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.72 sec
 
Vertical Jump
32.0 in
 
Broad Jump
109 in
 
Bench Press
22 reps
 
Hand Length
9.38 in
 
Arm Length
31.00 in
 
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2019 Fantasy Outlook
Williams went undrafted in 2018, but managed to claim a roster spot out of training camp. The rookie tailback rushed just 13 times for 44 yards all season and saw only 62 snaps on special teams. While Kareem Hunt has since departed due to off-the-field issues, Damien Williams tops the depth chart and offseason acquisitions of Carlos Hyde (free agency), Darwin Thompson (sixth-round draft pick) and James Williams (UDFA) could force Williams to earn his spot again in 2019.
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Production plateaus in 2020
RBKansas City Chiefs
January 8, 2021
Williams finished the 2020 regular season with 39 carries for 169 yards and a touchdown while hauling in 18 of his 26 targets for another 116 yards.
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Paces team with 10 carries
RBKansas City Chiefs
December 27, 2020
Williams collected 46 yards on 10 carries and secured four of six targets for 27 yards during Sunday's 17-14 win against the Falcons.
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Three totes versus Saints
RBKansas City Chiefs
December 22, 2020
Williams carried the rock just three times for five yards during Sunday's game against New Orleans.
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Held without touch in Week 14
RBKansas City Chiefs
December 15, 2020
Williams didn't receive a touch on five offensive snaps (eight percent) in Sunday's game against the Dolphins.
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Effective in expanded role
RBKansas City Chiefs
December 8, 2020
Williams rushed six times for a season-high 38 yards and reeled in one of his two targets for another five Sunday versus the Broncos.
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