Barkley rushed 14 times for 170 yards and a touchdown while catching four of five targets for 27 yards in Sunday's 40-16 win over Washington.
Barkley set the Giants' franchise record for touchdowns by a rookie in style, going all the way on a 78-yard scamper in the second quarter for his 13th of the season. Despite seeing a modest 18 touches due to the blowout nature of the contest, Barkley came up just three scrimmage yards short of reaching 200. He'll continue to be a set-and-forget RB1 against the Titans in Week 15.
Barkley said Monday he doesn't feel any pain in his shoulder, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
Barkley was removed for a few plays after taking a hard fall on his shoulder in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 30-27 win over the Bears. He came back into the contest and finished with 125 yards on 24 carries and 21 yards on three receptions, making it three consecutive weeks with triple-digit yardage on the ground and more than 140 scrimmage yards. Barkley does get a potentially tricky road matchup in Week 14, facing a Washington defense that held him to 38 yards on 13 carries and 73 yards on nine catches Oct. 28. Of course, the Redskins and Giants have gone in opposite directions since that contest.
Barkley eclipsed the century mark on the ground for the third straight game, although he was less involved in the passing game than in some other recent contests. After scuffling for running room for multiple games this season, the Giants offensive line seems to be opening up lanes more consistently for the second overall pick. Barkley has averaged between 5.2 and 7.8 yards per rush in his last three games, which bodes well for his fantasy outlook as he heads into a Week 14 battle versus the Redskins.
Barkley carried 13 times for 101 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Eagles. He also caught seven passes for an additional 41 yards and a touchdown in the 25-22 loss.
Barkley was outstanding in the first half, scoring rushing and receiving touchdowns while racking up over 100 scrimmage yards. He received considerably less work in the second half and wasn't nearly as effective, which is somewhat hard to fathom considering his team in enjoyed a lead heading into the fourth quarter. While he could have had an even bigger day, Barkley still managed another excellent performance and is now up to 12 total touchdowns this season. He'll look to build on this effort next Sunday against the Bears.
Eli Manning completed 95.0 percent of his passes, but he was still overshadowed by Barkley's exploits, which included career highs in carries and rushing yards. The 2018 second overall pick added his first receiving score since Week 5 against the Panthers, even as his reception total equaled his lowest since the opener. Barkley's usage figures to remain sky high when the Giants tangle with the Eagles in a Week 12 divisional road battle.
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