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41 Jonathan Grimes RB

Houston Texans

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
2%1%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
221733.511

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Jonathan Grimes looks solid in big action
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Texans running back Jonathan Grimes thrived in his first extended action in Week 17, topping 100 all-purpose yards in a 16-10 loss to the Titans.

Grimes didn't have much success running the ball, finishing with just 50 yards despite 12 carries. He shined as a receiver, however, leading the team with six receptions for 76 yards. He added his first career touchdown on a 3-yard run in the first game.

Injuries pushed Grimes into action only recently, as he appeared in just the team's final two games. 

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Fantasy Analysis | 1388118646
Jonathan Grimes facing solid matchup in likely first start
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Texans running back Jonathan Grimes is expected to step into the starting lineup in Week 17 against the Titans, thanks to a number of injuries in the team's backfield.

Grimes, an undrafted free-agent out of College of William & Mary,  enters the week with just 29 rushing yards to his name at the NFL level. He rushed the ball five times for 23 yards last week, in his first action of the season. Though he is a total unknown, Grimes may actually find some room to succeed this week, against a vulnerable Titans defense.

The Titans have allowed 19 touchdowns by opposing running backs this season, along with 151.3 all-purpose yards per game. As a result, they are surrendering 21.2 Fantasy points per game to running backs, the fourth-worst total in the league.

Grimes has no track record of success at the NFL, so starting him represents a total roll of the dice. Still, he might surprise given such a solid matchup. 

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Jonathan Grimes new top back from battered Texans
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Texans are set to start Jonathan Grimes as their featured back Sunday at Tennessee. Grimes rushed for 23 yards in five carries in Week 16 against Denver for his only action this season. The Texans have been battered with injuries in the backfield.

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Jonathan Grimes has 23 rushing yards in loss
by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer

Texans running back Jonathan Grimes came into Sunday's 37-13 loss to the Broncos in relief of an injured Deji Karim, carrying the ball five times for 23 yards. All of his carries came in the fourt quarter. 

Grimes, who was signed by the Texans earlier this week, may be pressed into Week 17 duty against the Titans, as Dennis Johnson appeared to hurt his hamstring in the game, and Karim went to the locker room limping in the fourth quarter. 

Grimes is in his second year of professional football. He had two career carries before Sunday's game. 

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Texans bring in Jonathan Grimes
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Texans have signed running back Jonathan Grimes to replace Ben Tate, whom they moved to IR with a rib injury. Grimes played with three different teams in 2012, including Houston. He rushed for 6 yards on two carries and caught two passes for 7 yards.

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Schedule
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2012Houston Texans6000---0000
2012Jacksonville Jaguars0000---0000
2012New York Jets30263.05000
2013Houston Texans2121733.512106
TOTAL11123793.412106
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2012Houston Texans6000---00000
2012Jacksonville Jaguars0000---00000
2012New York Jets30273.540001
2013Houston Texans2167612.7310102
TOTAL11188310.4310103
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2012Houston Texans600.000000.0000
2012Jacksonville Jaguars000.000000.0000
2012New York Jets300.000000.0000
2013Houston Texans211.000000.0000
TOTAL1111.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2012Houston Texans600000000
2012Jacksonville Jaguars000000000
2012New York Jets300000000
2013Houston Texans211000000
TOTAL1111000000
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/209
Birthdate:
12/21/1989
Age:
24
Hometown:
Willingboro, NJ, USA
School:
William & Mary
NFL Experience:
3
Awards:
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