Bobby Rainey rushes for 163 yards and scores three TDs

Counting his brief tenure with the Browns this year (and Ravens last year), Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey had 21 career NFL carries entering Week 11.

With the Bucs losing both Doug Martin and then Mike James to injured reserve, however, Rainey ran with his opportunity. Literally.

Expected to share the workload with teammate Brian Leonard, James had four times as many touches as Leonard.

Rainey currently leads all running backs in carries (30) and rushing yards (163) in Week 11. In addition, he has scored a total of three touchdowns (two rushing and one receiving). Leonard had only four carries for 16 yards and four receptions for 21 yards.

As you'd probably expect, no player at any position has more fantasy points than Rainey (34) in standard-scoring formats so far this week.

Owned in only 24 percent of Yahoo! leagues, Rainey will be the most-added player off waivers this week, but he will have a much tougher matchup next week.

Since allowing five rushing touchdowns in the team's first four games, the Lions, next week's opponent, have not allowed a rushing touchdown in six games. The Lions held Le'Veon Bell to 36 rushing yards on 18 carries today.

DraftKings: Open an account and get a 100% deposit bonus (up to $600).






Check Out the Most Recent Posts on The Daily Blitz

Week 12 NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS): Yanotchko Nov 23, 2014
Week 12 NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS): Hanson Nov 23, 2014
Week 13 NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS): Trifone Nov 23, 2014
Week 12 NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS): Beazley Nov 22, 2014
2014 Fantasy Football Week 12 Start'em, Sit'em Nov 21, 2014
2015 NFL Mock Draft - Week 12 Update Nov 21, 2014
Fantasy Football Week 12: Underrated Players in PPR Leagues Nov 20, 2014
2014 NFL Power Rankings: Week 12 Nov 19, 2014
Fantasy Football Rest-of-Season (ROS) Rankings: Weeks 12 to 16 Nov 18, 2014
Updated Fantasy Football QB Strength of Schedule (SOS): Weeks 12 to 16 Nov 18, 2014


TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://eatdrinkandsleepfootball.com/blog-mt/mt-tb.fcgi/4450

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)






Our FREE Week 13 Fantasy Football Contest
Want to win one of our site's t-shirts for free?

>> Enter our free Week 13 contest.

(Spots in the contest are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis up until kickoff on Sunday.)