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32 Spencer Ware RB

Kansas City Chiefs

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
99%80%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
142149214.334

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Chiefs' Spencer Ware: Sustains hamstring injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ware didn't complete Tuesday's practice due to a hamstring injury, BJ Kissel of the Chiefs' official site reports.

Although the injury was referred to as "slight," Ware may be held out of the rest of mandatory minicamp as a precaution with the long term in mind. If he doesn't make another appearance by Thursday, his next opportunity to keep his claim on the Chiefs' starting running back gig will arrive at the start of training camp in late July. There, he'll be fending off Charcandrick West and 2017 third-round pick Kareem Hunt for the right to RB touches in Week 1 at New England.

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Chiefs' Spencer Ware: May face competition in camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

By virtue of the Chiefs trading up to select Kareem Hunt in the third round of the 2017 NFL draft, Ware may need to compete for the starting role in training camp this fall.

Ware led the Chiefs and proved reasonably effective in the starting role for the club last season. However, he did join the club as a fullback and was an undrafted free agent out of college. The fact that the Chiefs moved up in the draft to select Hunt suggests they were targeting the Toledo product. At the very least, Ware's bruising style could also complement Hunt's elusiveness.

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Chiefs' Spencer Ware: Could lead 2017 backfield
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Following the release of Jamaal Charles on Wednesday, Ware could be in line to lead the Chiefs' backfield in 2017.

As it stands right now, Ware would sit atop the depth chart and assume a bulk of the workload. Both he and Charcandrick West -- who would serve as the top backup -- were handed contract extensions prior to last season, but that doesn't necessarily exclude the club from adding another running back through free agency or the draft. The Chiefs have already signed veteran C.J. Spiller, but he figures to serve mostly in a depth role and shouldn't eat into Ware's potential allotment of carries.

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Chiefs' Spencer Ware: Finds pay dirt in divisional-round loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ware rushed eight times for 35 yards and a touchdown during the Chiefs' 18-16 divisional-round playoff loss to the Steelers. He also caught two of his four targets for one yard.

Ware was efficient on the ground Sunday, topping 4.0 YPC for just the second time in the past six games and scoring one of the game's two lone touchdowns. However, he wasn't able to make anything happen through the air despite tying for the third-most targets on the team. One particularly costly blemish occurred in the first half when Ware dropped a pass on third and seven that forced a Chiefs punt in their own territory. Now entering his first offseason atop the depth chart, fantasy players should keep a close eye on how involved Jamaal Charles (knee) looks to be in the game plan. While Ware looks to have earned the right to remain the lead back, Charles could turn it into a committee if he shows he still has something left in the tank.

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Chiefs' Spencer Ware: Practices fully Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Ware (ribs) practiced fully Wednesday.

Ware, who missed the Chiefs' regular-season finale against the Chargers, benefited from the team's subsequent first-round bye and is now in line to reclaim his lead role in the Kansas City backfield Sunday against the Steelers.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
P18/11/17SF9:00 pm
P28/19/17@ CIN7:00 pm
P38/25/17@ SEA8:00 pm
P48/31/17TEN8:30 pm
19/7/17@ NE8:30 pm
29/17/17PHI1:00 pm
39/24/17@ LAC4:25 pm
410/2/17WAS8:30 pm
510/8/17@ HOU8:30 pm
610/15/17PIT4:25 pm
710/19/17@ OAK8:25 pm
810/30/17DEN8:30 pm
911/5/17@ DAL4:25 pm
Bye: Week 10
1111/19/17@ NYG1:00 pm
1211/26/17BUF1:00 pm
1312/3/17@ NYJ1:00 pm
1412/10/17OAK1:00 pm
1512/16/17LAC8:25 pm
1612/24/17MIA1:00 pm
1712/31/17@ DEN4:25 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2013Seattle Seahawks203103.35001
2015Kansas City Chiefs112724035.6526419
2016Kansas City Chiefs14142149214.3463347
TOTAL271628913344.6529767
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2013Seattle Seahawks2000---00000
2015Kansas City Chiefs112650.850000
2016Kansas City Chiefs14143344713.54628217
TOTAL27163945211.64628217
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2013Seattle Seahawks200---000
2015Kansas City Chiefs1111414.01400
2016Kansas City Chiefs1400---000
TOTAL2711414.01400
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2013Seattle Seahawks200.000000.0000
2015Kansas City Chiefs1133.000000.0000
2016Kansas City Chiefs1400.000000.0000
TOTAL2733.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2013Seattle Seahawks200000000
2015Kansas City Chiefs1100000000
2016Kansas City Chiefs1443020020
TOTAL2743020020
 
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Height/Weight:
5-10/229
Birthdate:
11/23/1991
Age:
25
Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH, USA
School:
LSU
NFL Experience:
4
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