2 running back on the unofficial depth chart the team released Tuesday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.
He commanded 13 of the team's 22 rushing attempts, including a goal-line carry that he converted for a two-yard score. Should he qualify as a running back, however, it doesn't take much imagination to project similar production to that of current free agent Chris Thompson, who piled up 206 receptions and 1,745 receiving yards across five seasons with Washington. McKissic and Peyton Barber. Antonio Gibson Fantasy Points & Usage | Season Antonio Gibson stats and fantasy value from past seasons for Standard and PPR formats.
Considering he's earning most of the RB touches for Washington, Gibson will look to strike Sunday against a Giants defense that has allowed 172.8 total yards per game to running backs this season. © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE. From a fantasy perspective, Gibson's positional classification could be a major sticking point among different platforms. Falcons at Vikings, O/U 55.5 total points.
Instead, Washington is expected to make use of a committee of running backs that includes McKissic, Gibson, Peyton Barber and Bryce Love. He added four receptions on five targets for 82 yards.
Steven Sims and Trey Quinn are the other candidates for slot work, while the backfield contains Derrius Guice, Adrian Peterson, J.D. the official stats partner of the NFL. Cardinals Nation lost two legends, Lou Brock and Bob Gibson, in 2020. Gibson will look for more overall production and opportunity in a favorable Week 6 road matchup against the division-rival Giants. With 4.39 speed in a 228-pound frame, Gibson certainly looks the part of an NFL lead back, but he essentially played just one season at Memphis, where he took most of his snaps as a wide receiver. Most data provided by 24-7 Baseball, creators of the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia. Which WR will have the most receiving yards Monday? Tm %=Team Percentage (i.e., % of team rushes). It's also possible Gibson get his own unique role, as opposed to being a fill-in option at multiple positions.
McKissic sits atop the depth chart heading into Week 1, but his presence there doesn't necessarily mean he'll take Washington's first snap or lead the backfield in carries and touches in Sunday's season opener versus the Eagles. The latter two backs will likely see most of their use in pure running situations, while McKissic's skills as a pass catcher could allow him to see steady work on three downs. Born: Are you a Stathead, too? He also took 33 carries for 369 yards and four scores. * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team All-Pro. Washington RB Antonio Gibson played 56 percent of the Football Team's offensive snaps in Week 5. William B. Murrah (MS), PFR HOF Monitor: 6.60 (1010th among DB, average HOF DB is 106.58), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, October 17, 6:40AM.
Antonio Gibson: Pos: DB, Career: 58 G, 3 Int, 5.0 Sk, Saints 1986-1992, born MS 1962 He appears to have taken over as the clear lead back in Washington's backfield heading into a Week 5 matchup against the Rams. The Redskins selected Gibson in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 66th overall. Antonio Gibson (toe) was upgraded to "full" in Thursday's practice. Gibson is yet another versatile offensive weapon emanating from Memphis. Gibson could eventually fill the role the Washington Football Team had in mind for Derrius Guice, who was released last week, John Keim of ESPN.com reports. Rush Yds YPC TD Rec Tar Yds YPR TD Rec; 55: 213: 3.9: 3: 15: 17: 122: 8.1: 0: Antonio Gibson News and Analysis. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. The only downside to his performance was a lost fumble to end the first half, though the mistake did not have a major impact on the outcome of the game. During his final year at Memphis in 2019, Gibson excelled both as a runner (11.2 yards per carry on 33 totes) and receiver (38 receptions for 735 yards and eight scores), so the rookie third-round pick seemingly has the best potential among Washington's four backs to emerge as a three-down option.
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