Jordan Todman
Jordan Todman
29-Year-Old Running BackRB
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a contract with the Texans in August of 2017.
Won't play in season finale
RBHouston Texans
December 29, 2017
Todman (shoulder) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Colts.
Todman sustained the injury in Monday's loss to the Steelers and was a non-participant at practice all week. The 27-year-old has not seen an offensive snap this season.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Jordan Todman'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.
5' 10"
200 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.40 sec
Shuttle Time
4.18 sec
Cone Drill
7.24 sec
Vertical Jump
38.0 in
Broad Jump
126 in
Bench Press
25 reps
Hand Length
9.38 in
Arm Length
32.00 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Todman will have a hard time finding much playing time this season, as Bilal Powell and Matt Forte are expected to get a majority of the backfield touches. In addition, rookie Elijah McGuire could earn some third-down work, making Todman essentially a depth back on the roster.
Todman signed with the Colts after spending last year in Pittsburgh, where he got just four carries for 22 yards during the regular season, but then took 16 totes for 71 yards in two playoff games while both Le'Veon Bell and DeAngelo Williams were sidelined by injuries. A former sixth-round draft pick (2011), the 26-year-old Todman now figures to compete with Robert Turbin, Trey Williams, Tyler Varga and Josh Ferguson for slotting behind returning starter Frank Gore, who will likely cede passing-down work to one of his backups. Todman and Turbin both filled similar roles with other teams in previous years, but the latter also has a feature-back build (5-10, 220 pounds) working in his favor, whereas Todman checks in at just 5-9, 200 pounds. If Gore is injured, Todman would likely be limited to a complementary role.
An undersized back whose merely adequate receiving skills limit his utility on third downs, Todman's burst and vision have allowed him to survive running between the tackles, and he has enough speed and elusiveness in open space to pick up yards if he does get free, but none of his skills would seem to indicate he could make an impact if he fell into a starting gig.
Speedy but undersized, Todman has so far proved more useful as a kick returner than a running back. Last year's increased workload yielded just a 3.4 YPC, and he was only moderately useful in the passing game as Maurice Jones-Drew's backup. A huge Week 15 performance – 25 carries for 109 yards and four catches for another 44 – put him on the radar and is a large part of why he's the favorite to back up new starter Toby Gerhart this year, but he averaged just 2.9 YPC outside of that contest against the woeful Bills defense. Generally speaking, the Jags' weak offensive line isn't going to open up big holes for Todman when he does get his chances, and he may even end up losing the backup role to Denard Robinson.
Reserve running back.
Todman will battle Lex Hilliard for the No. 3 running back role, which could have some fantasy relevance if Adrian Peterson isn't ready to begin the regular season while recovering from a torn ACL.
Todman will be the number three running back on the depth in San Diego, behind Ryan Mathews and Mike Tolbert. However, if Mathews were to get injured, Todman would get plenty of work since he is more of a pure running back than the bruising Tolbert. The guess is that the Bolts would prefer to give Todman the majority of the carries in that scenario, as long as he picks up the offense and blocking schemes quickly. There's no question that Todman was a very good back in college as he posted back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons at Connecticut and was named the Big East Offensive Player of the Year in 2010.
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Injures shoulder Monday
RBHouston Texans
December 25, 2017
Todman suffered a shoulder injury and will not return to Monday's game versus the Steelers, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports
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Practices fully Thursday
RBHouston Texans
December 7, 2017
Todman (hand) logged a full practice session Thursday.
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Limited by hand injury
RBHouston Texans
December 7, 2017
Todman was a limited participant at practice Wednesday due to a hand injury.
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Returns from calf injury
RBHouston Texans
October 25, 2017
Todman (calf) was a full participant at the Texans' practice Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Will not play Sunday
RBHouston Texans
October 13, 2017
Todman is dealing with a calf injury and was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns.
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