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38 Detrez Newsome RB

Los Angeles Chargers

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
410000

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Chargers' Detrez Newsome: Rejoins Chargers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Newsome signed a contract with the Chargers on Saturday.

Newsome survived roster cutdowns at the start of September but was waived by the Chargers later in the month, and had one carry for zero yards over three games. The 24-year-old was signed for depth purposes with starting RB Melvin Gordon (hamstring) receiving a late questionable tag for Sunday's game against the Titans in London.

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Detrez Newsome: Waived by Chargers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Chargers waived Newsome on Monday, Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com reports.

Newsome was waived to make room for running back Justin Jackson, who Newsome beat out for the third-string job in camp due to a strong performance in the preseason. Newsome barely saw the field during his short tenure with the Chargers and carried the ball just once for no gain. He was not selected in the 2018 NFL Draft and will now look for an opportunity elsewhere.

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Chargers' Detrez Newsome: Tallies 35 yards on the ground
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Newsome carried the ball seven times for 35 yards and also returned a kickoff for 63 yards in Thursday's 23-21 preseason win over the 49ers.

Newsome was the first running back to hit the field Thursday, seemingly solidifying his position on the 53-man roster. Where he'll situate on the depth chart remains to be seen, but if his kickoff return was any indication, the undrafted rookie could be factor even with limited snaps.

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Chargers' Detrez Newsome: Scores touchdown in Saturday's preseason contest
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Newsome carried the ball 12 times for 34 yards and a touchdown in a 36-7 preseason loss to the Saints on Saturday.

Melvin Gordon's surprise absence (personal) allowed Newsome to tally the bulk of the second-string carries, converting a touchdown in his first series of work. The undrafted rookie running back appears to have an edge on Russell Hansbrough for the No. 3 duties, but Justin Jackson (hamstring) remains a wildcard when it comes to the aforementioned spot on the depth chart. If the No. 3 rusher in Big Ten history is able to prove he's healthy during the Chargers final preseason game Thursday, there's a possibility Jackson could edge out Newsome in what figures to be one of the final roster spots available.

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Chargers' Detrez Newsome: Tallies touchdown in preseason loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Newsome carried the ball four times for three yards and a touchdown, and also caught four passes for 34 yards in a 24-17 preseason loss to the Cardinals on Saturday.

Newsome struggled to gain much traction Saturday, ripping off a carry for six yards but otherwise finding himself stuck behind the backfield. Given Newsome's main competition for the No. 3 role, Russell Hansbrough, tallied three carries for 21 yards, it wasn't a particularly impressive outing for the rookie free agent. With Justin Jackson (hamstring) looming in the background as another candidate for the aforementioned spot on the depth chart, Newsome will hope to have a better performance against Seattle next Saturday.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
19/9/18KC0000
29/16/18BUF1000
39/23/18LAR0000
710/21/18TEN0000
911/4/18SEA0000
1011/11/18OAK0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
1111/18/18DEN4:05 pm
1211/25/18ARI4:05 pm
1312/2/18@ PIT1:00 pm
1412/9/18CIN4:05 pm
1512/13/18@ KC8:20 pm
1612/22/18BAL8:20 pm
1712/30/18@ DEN4:25 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2018Los Angeles Chargers40100.00000
TOTAL40100.00000
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2018Los Angeles Chargers4000---00000
TOTAL4000---00000
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2018Los Angeles Chargers411.000000.0000
TOTAL411.000000.0000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/210
Birthdate:
3/6/1994
Age:
24
Hometown:
Thomasville, GA, USA
School:
Western Carolina
NFL Experience:
0
Awards: