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23 Devontae Booker RB

Denver Broncos

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
20%2%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
16341835.411

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Broncos' Devontae Booker: Sees reduced role in 2018
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Booker rushed for 183 yards and a touchdown on 34 carries and added 38 catches off of 51 targets for 275 yards in 2018. He lost one fumble during the season.

Despite a career high in catches, Booker still ended 2018 with 37 fewer touches than either of the first two seasons of his career. The presence of rookies Phillip Lindsay and Royce Freeman was a major factor as a large chunk of Booker's carries came in games in which one of the two young stars were injured or ejected. The new, reduced role might be good for Booker as he was certainly more efficient running the ball, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as compared to his his average of 3.6 in his first seasons. He also managed to reel in some clutch catches in the passing game, which has arguably been his strong suit. He figures to have a similar third-down role in 2019, but the risk will be that Lindsay could continue to develop into a strong three-down option, eating further into Booker's opportunities.

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Broncos' Devontae Booker: May benefit from Lindsay's absence
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave said Booker will "get a bunch of runs" in Sunday's season finale against the Chargers, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

Both Booker and Royce Freeman will see boosts in their respective fantasy stocks in Week 17 after lead back Phillip Lindsay was shut down with a wrist injury that will require surgery. Given that he's logged 113 rushing attempts to Booker's 29 this season, Freeman will inherit the bulk of Lindsay's touches on the ground, though Musgrave's comments hint that a timeshare on some level will be in the works. Even if Booker notices a mild uptick in carries, he's still more likely to offer most of his utility in the passing game, where he's consistently held a more prominent role than Freeman all season.

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Broncos' Devontae Booker: Totals 42 yards in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Booker rushed three times for 21 yards and caught three of five targets for 21 more yards in Monday night's 27-14 loss to the Raiders.

Booker was a triple threat on Christmas Eve as he added 116 yards on five kick returns in the contest. He saw his first rushing attempts in three weeks while Phillip Lindsay was knocked out of the game with a wrist injury. If Lindsay is unable to go Week 17 at home against the Chargers, Booker would stand to see another handful of rushes in addition to his usual allotment of targets.

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Broncos' Devontae Booker: Snags two passes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Booker caught two of three targets for 17 yards during Saturday's 17-16 loss to Cleveland.

It feels like just about every Denver loss has come with the Broncos driving for the winning score in the closing seconds but coming up short. That was the case again Saturday when Booker almost saved the day, helping convert a fourth down with a 15-yard catch in the game's closing moments. The Broncos stalled shortly thereafter. The veteran continues to trail both of his rookie teammates in snaps per game as he holds the role of third-down back. Sunday brings an Oakland squad that, despite their struggles, has actually ranked among the best of the league in limiting opposing passing attacks at just 244 yards per game.

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Broncos' Devontae Booker: Targeted twice in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Booker caught both of his targets, gaining 11 yards during Sunday's 20-14 loss in San Francisco.

Booker was held without a carry for the third time in four games, not surprising considering the Broncos' typically efficient run game was limited against a stout 49ers front. With Emmanuel Sanders (Achilles) now out for the year, the Broncos have nothing resembling experience at receiver, and teams really only need to worry about stopping the run. Stacked boxes are typically bad for tailbacks, but Booker's role as the pass-catching back can be more valuable. That formula might be a tough play Saturday, however, against a Cleveland defense stingy against the pass but only mediocre against the run,

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
19/9/18SEA2420
29/16/18OAK317110
39/23/18BAL51040
410/1/18KC1550
510/7/18NYJ0000
610/14/18LAR21590
710/18/18ARI0000
810/28/18KC978260
911/4/18HOU315141
1111/18/18LAC0000
1211/25/18PIT0000
1312/2/18CIN1440
1412/9/18SF0000
1512/15/18CLE0000
1612/24/18OAK32190
1712/30/18LAC51460
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2016Denver Broncos1661746123.5184030
2017Denver Broncos130792993.8261111
2018Denver Broncos160341835.4261111
TOTAL45628710943.8266252
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2016Denver Broncos166312658.5431318
2017Denver Broncos130302759.22904013
2018Denver Broncos160382757.2300209
TOTAL456998158.24319130
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2016Denver Broncos1600---000
2017Denver Broncos131427619.72800
2018Denver Broncos161023423.43500
TOTAL452451021.33500
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2016Denver Broncos1611.000000.0000
2017Denver Broncos1322.000000.0000
2018Denver Broncos1642.020000.0000
TOTAL4575.020000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2016Denver Broncos1643020020
2017Denver Broncos1321010010
2018Denver Broncos1611000000
TOTAL4575030030
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/219
Birthdate:
5/27/1992
Age:
26
Hometown:
Sacramento, CA, USA
School:
Utah
NFL Experience:
4
Awards: