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45 Rod Smith RB

Dallas Cowboys

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
8%0%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
3155.000

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Cowboys' Rod Smith: Almost invisible in loss to Panthers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith carried the ball once for five yards and failed to bring in his only target in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

As expected, Smith's workload was very small playing behind Ezekiel Elliott. The Cowboys' No. 2 back could at some point see more touches if the team ever gets a chance to give Elliott a breather, but the team's limited offensive showing in Week 1 promises a lot of close contests ahead, and few opportunities for Smith.

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Cowboys' Rod Smith: Facing backup competition
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith will compete with Tavon Austin and seventh-round rookie Bo Scarbrough for backup work behind Ezekiel Elliott, Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Smith's impressive work last season should give him a leg up for the No. 2 spot, though it isn't a role that will come with many snaps so long as Elliott stays healthy. The Cowboys' star runner handled 85.5 percent of offensive snaps in the 10 games he played last season, leaving mere scraps for Smith and Alfred Morris (who is currently unsigned). While this isn't a situation with one clear handcuff, Smith is at least the best bet for cautious Elliott owners in deep leagues. Scarbrough doesn't offer much in terms of elusiveness or pass-catching skill, and it isn't even clear if Austin will be used in the backfield.

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Cowboys' Rod Smith: Surprisingly productive in 2017
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith finished the regular season with 232 rushing yards and four touchdowns on 55 carries while adding 19 catches on 23 targets for 202 yards and a touchdown through the air.

Buried on the RB depth chart to begin the season, Smith opened some eyes with an impressive showing despite limited touches against the 49ers in Week 7, then scored five TDs over a four-game stretch later in the year while Ezekiel Elliott served his suspension. With Alfred Morris potentially not returning to Dallas next season, Smith could head into 2018 as Elliott's top backup.

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Cowboys' Rod Smith: Won't play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (illness) is inactive for Sunday's game in Philadelphia, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

In Ezekiel Elliott's return from a six-game suspension Week 16, Smith served as the change-of-pace option over fellow running back Alfred Morris, picking up seven offensive snaps to none for the veteran. However, an illness has followed Smith into the weekend and won't allow him to suit up for the season finale. Expect Morris to earn any backfield reps that don't go to Elliott on Sunday.

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Cowboys' Rod Smith: Misses another practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (illness) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Philadelphia, Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Smith was added to the injury report Thursday and held out of practice again Friday. Players typically don't miss games due to illnesses, but the Friday absence does create some concern. Ezekiel Elliott and/or Alfred Morris could pick up a few extra snaps if Smith is ruled out when the Cowboys release their inactive list at approximately 11:30 a.m. ET on Sunday.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
19/9/18CAR1550
29/16/18NYG0000
39/23/18SEA0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
49/30/18DET1:00 pm
510/7/18@ HOU8:20 pm
610/14/18JAC4:25 pm
710/21/18@ WAS4:25 pm
Bye: Week 8
911/5/18TEN8:15 pm
1011/11/18@ PHI8:20 pm
1111/18/18@ ATL1:00 pm
1211/22/18WAS4:30 pm
1311/29/18NO8:20 pm
1412/9/18PHI4:25 pm
1512/16/18@ IND1:00 pm
1612/23/18TB1:00 pm
1712/30/18@ NYG1:00 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2015Dallas Cowboys10000---0000
2015Seattle Seahawks10252.53001
2016Dallas Cowboys7000---0000
2017Dallas Cowboys151552324.2454115
2018Dallas Cowboys30155.05000
TOTAL361582424.2454116
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2015Dallas Cowboys100166.060001
2015Seattle Seahawks1000---00000
2016Dallas Cowboys70144.040000
2017Dallas Cowboys1511920210.6811119
2018Dallas Cowboys3000---00000
TOTAL3612121210.18111110
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2015Dallas Cowboys1012626.02600
2015Seattle Seahawks100---000
2016Dallas Cowboys711919.01900
2017Dallas Cowboys1512020.02000
2018Dallas Cowboys300---000
TOTAL3636521.72600
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2015Dallas Cowboys1000.000000.0000
2015Seattle Seahawks100.000000.0000
2016Dallas Cowboys711.000000.0000
2017Dallas Cowboys1555.000000.0000
2018Dallas Cowboys343.010000.0000
TOTAL36109.010000.0000
 
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Height/Weight:
6-3/235
Birthdate:
1/10/1992
Age:
26
Hometown:
Fort Wayne, IN, USA
School:
Ohio State
NFL Experience:
4
Awards: