Andre Williams

#44 RB / N.Y. Giants / EXP: 2YRS Height: 5-11 Weight: 230 lb Age: 23 College: Boston College Bye 11,18,19,20,21

Fantasy Points by Week

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6%
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1%
RB Rank
45
  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Giants' Andre Williams: Rushes for 26 yards against Philadelphia

    Williams carried the ball five times for 26 yards in Sunday's loss to Philadelphia. Williams topped five yards per carry for just the second time this season during Sunday's contest. The Giants' stable has been an enigma all season, but Rashad Jennings came on late with 432 yards and two of his three scores this season in the final four games. With Shane Vereen likely to continue as a valuable passing-game option, it will be up to the new regime to determine whether Jennings' production is worth his contract, if Williams deserves more opportunities or if the Giants' next featured back is in the draft or free agency pool.

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    Giants' Andre Williams: Rushes three times against Miami

    Williams carried the ball three times for three yards in Monday's loss to Miami. Williams rushed for his third highest total of the season in Week 9, a modest 30 yards. He has tallied just 28 in the four games since. Rashad Jennings ran for a season high 22 carries and 81 yards on Monday and, given his success, should be in line for a heavier workload. If that happens, expect Williams to continue to see small workloads.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Giants' Andre Williams: 22 yards in loss

    Williams rushed six times for 22 yards and failed to catch his only target during Sunday's loss to the Jets. The Giants running back situation is just awful right now for fantasy purposes, as they continues to split carries among Williams (who led the team with 3.7 yards per carry Sunday), Orleans Darkwa (eight carries for 23 yards, both team-highs), Rashed Jennings (five for 14) and Shane Vereen (four for 13). Given the inability of any of them to break out for meaningful touches, they are all weak fantasy options.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Giants' Andre Williams: Held to two yards agaist the Patriots

    Williams rushed for two yards on two carries in Sunday's loss to New England. Coming off of his third-largest workload of the season before the bye, Williams saw the field for all of two snaps on Sunday, a season low. A large part of Sunday's low snapcount is attributable to the Giants' commitment to the pass, as the team attempted 44 throws - Eli Manning's second highest total of the season. It also illustrates how fickle Williams' role is in New York. The second-year back has topped 40 yards just once this season and has scored once. He should not be on most fantasy rosters.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Giants' Andre Williams: Runs for 30 yards against Tampa Bay

    Williams carried the ball seven times for 30 yards in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay. He added a seven-yard reception on one target. The catch was Williams' first of the season and his 13 offensive snaps were his most since Week 4. Eight touches on 13 plays is an excellent usage rate, but, with three other backs in the mix, many more snaps are unlikely to be forthcoming. With just one score on the season, Williams is not likely to vulture enough touchdowns to be worth a pickup.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Giants' Andre Williams: Rushes for 13 yards

    Williams rushed for 13 yards on four carries in Sunday's win over Dallas. Things have gone from bad to worse for Williams, who saw his spot on the pecking order move further down with Orleans Darkwa taking the field. Shane Vereen saw the field for 23 snaps on Sunday, according to Pro Football Focus, followed by Darkwa, Rashad Jennings and Williams with 14, 11 and five snaps, respectively. The fact that Williams touched the ball on 80 percent of his snaps is impressive, but the sheer lack of volume should knock Williams off of any fantasy rosters he managed to stick around on.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Giants' Andre Williams: Held to six yards in Philadelphia

    Williams rushed for six yards on five carries in Monday's loss to Philadelphia. Williams has now seen fewer snaps than both Rashad Jennings and Shane Vereen in five of the Giants' six games after his nine snaps on Monday trailed Jennings and Vereen with 31 and 28, respectively. Williams has not managed to do much with the opportunities he has been given, averaging a dismal 2.8 yards per carry on 45 rushes. With Jennings, despite a mediocre 3.7 yards-per-carry average, serving as the primary rusher and Shane Vereen the main passing-downs option, Williams may see himself squeezed out of playing time for much of the rest of the season.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Giants running back Andre Williams stymied against 49ers

    Giants running back Andre Williams was held without a rushing yard on three carries in Sunday's win over the 49ers. After a promising rookie year that featured seven rushing touchdowns, Williams has been deemphasized in the Giants' offense thus far in 2015, ranking behind both Rashad Jennings and Shane Vereen in snaps in four of the team's first five games. That trend has continued over the past three weeks where his snaps have gone from a season high 23 in Week 3 to 18 and eight in Weeks 4 or 5. With Jennings firmly planted as the Giants' primary rusher and Vereen's role expanding weekly, it's difficult to see too many paths to the field for Williams.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Andre Williams leads Giants with 11 carries in Week 4 victory over Bills

    Giants running back Andre Williams had a team-high 11 carries for 35 yards Sunday against the Bills. While Williams got the most carries, Rashad Jennings led the team in rushing yards (38 on nine carries) and receiving yards (two catches for 54 yards and a touchdown). Additionally, Shane Vereen rushed five times for 21 yards. The Giants' backfield seems to be clearly working as a committee right now, making all three options very tough to start in most fantasy formats.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Giants' Andre Williams gains 29 yards, scores TD in Week 3 win

    Giants running back Andre Williams had 14 carries for 29 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's 32-21 win over the Redskins. Williams got both of the Giants' goal-line carries and converted one for a touchdown, but he otherwise didn't have much luck on the ground. He did lead his team's running backs with 23 snaps, just barely edging out Shane Vereen (22) and starter Rashad Jennings (21), according to Pro Football Focus. Williams will likely handle most of the goal-line and short-yardage work, but he's part of a true committee and still isn't involved in the passing game.

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