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25 Elijah McGuire RB

New York Jets

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
42%7%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
213604.600

Player Updates

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Jets' Elijah McGuire: Nets 57 scrimmage yards in Week 10
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McGuire rushed six times for 30 yards and added three catches for 27 yards on six targets in Sunday's 41-10 loss to Buffalo.

McGuire led the ineffective Jets offense in scrimmage yards, but Isaiah Crowell had the better fantasy day thanks to a five-yard rushing touchdown. Heading into the Week 11 bye, the pair are operating in a near even backfield timeshare, with Trenton Cannon also involved in a change-of-pace role.

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Jets' Elijah McGuire: Totals 50 scrimmage yards versus Dolphins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McGuire carried six times for 23 yards and caught three of five targets for 37 yards during Sunday's 13-6 loss to the Dolphins.

McGuire received his first offensive touches of the season, finishing tied for second on the team in receiving yards. He received less than half the carries allotted to Isaiah Crowell, managing a similar 3.8 yards per carry, but he was much more involved as a receiver out of the backfield. McGuire could play a role in next week's contest against the Bills, when he will look to build off this promising outing.

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Jets' Elijah McGuire: Cleared for Week 9
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Jets activated McGuire (foot) from injured reserve Friday, Randy Lange of the team's official site reports.

New York waived fellow running back De'Angelo Henderson in a corresponding move, thus clearing the way for McGuire to make his season debut Sunday against the Dolphins. Considering McGuire has been practicing the past two weeks after July surgery to repair a fractured foot resulted in him opening the season on IR, it's not expected that he'll face significant limitations as he joins the active roster. With Bilal Powell (neck) out for the season and rookie Trenton Cannon having yet to establish himself as a formidable change-of-pace option, it's conceivable that McGuire might immediately emerge as the top complement to Isaiah Crowell in Week 9.

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Jets' Elijah McGuire: Expected to debut Week 9
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Todd Bowles said Friday that McGuire (foot) is "trending toward" returning from injured reserve and playing Sunday against the Dolphins, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.

Mehta relays that the Jets are planning to release fellow running back De'Angelo Henderson, thereby opening up a spot on the 53-man roster for McGuire. It's unclear how extensively McGuire has been practicing since the Jets designated him to return from IR on Oct. 17, but the team's plan to bring him back well before the three-week evaluation window closes suggests his health isn't much of a concern. If that's the case, McGuire could immediately step in as the Jets' primary change-of-pace option to complement lead ballcarrier Isaiah Crowell. After Bilal Powell (neck) suffered a season-ending injury in Week 7, rookie Trenton Cannon acted as the No. 2 back in the Week 8 loss to Chicago, but didn't make much of an impact with six carries for 10 yards and three receptions for 12 yards.

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Jets' Elijah McGuire: Likely to make debut Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Jets are expected to activate McGuire (foot) from injured reserve ahead of Sunday's game against the Dolphins, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.

As Costello notes, McGuire has been moving well since returning to practice Oct. 17 and appears to have quelled any doubts the Jets may have had about his health coming off July 30 surgery to repair a fractured foot. The Jets will have until Nov. 7 to activate McGuire or keep him on IR for the rest of the season, but it's unlikely the team waits out the full 21-day window with backfield depth now an issue following Bilal Powell's (neck) recent season-ending injury. If McGuire is added to the roster before the Week 9 contest, he could immediately challenge rookie Trenton Cannon for change-of-pace duties behind lead runner Isaiah Crowell.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
911/4/18MIA730140
1011/11/18BUF630130
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Bye: Week 11
1211/25/18NE1:00 pm
1312/2/18@ TEN4:05 pm
1412/9/18@ BUF1:00 pm
1512/15/18HOU4:30 pm
1612/23/18GB1:00 pm
1712/30/18@ NE1:00 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2017New York Jets162883153.6691114
2018New York Jets2013604.614004
TOTAL1821013753.7691118
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2017New York Jets1621717710.4381209
2018New York Jets2066410.7200105
TOTAL1822324110.53813014
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2017New York Jets1648320.82400
2018New York Jets200---000
TOTAL1848320.82400
Punt Returns
YearTeamGRetFCRet YdsAvgLgTD20+
2017New York Jets16121010.01000
2018New York Jets2000---000
TOTAL18121010.01000
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2017New York Jets1611.000000.0000
2018New York Jets200.000000.0000
TOTAL1811.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2017New York Jets1622000000
2018New York Jets200000000
TOTAL1822000000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/214
Birthdate:
6/1/1994
Age:
24
Hometown:
Houma, LA, USA
School:
Louisiana
NFL Experience:
2
Awards: