Justin Forsett news, rumors and stats

 

Justin Forsett

Baltimore Ravens
Running Back

Ht: 5.7 | Wt: 197

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Week By Week

YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2008IND3000.0000000.0000000
2008SEA11000.0000000.0000000
2009SEA161156195.3840413508.54101569691
2010SEA161185234.4320332527.64001517750
2011SEA16461453.1510231285.5700692730
2012HOU16633755.951033812.6700664130
2013JAC96315.170015825.4700211130
Average:5024231016121600663630
Total:348169338011585061046325431

Ravens | Will continue to mix RBs

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:45:00 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Justin Forsett has thrust himself into the lead running back role for the team. He is fourth in the NFL with 408 rushing yards and leads the league with 6.4 yards per carry. The team still wants to use RB Bernard Pierce as an important part of their running game.

Fantasy Tip: Forsett ($5,800; 11.6% of your cap) continues to be a solid play on FantasyScore. However, it's concerning that the team hasn't fully committed to him like many teams would with another back performing this well. Pierce ($5,200; 10.4%) is a flex option, but he comes with risk.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BaltimoreRavens.com - Ryan Mink

Ravens | Justin Forsett breaks long run

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:11:18 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Justin Forsett rushed for 52 yards on a play during the first quarter of the team's Week 6 game.

Fantasy Tip: Forsett appears to be the team's No. 1 running back and should be considered a starting option each week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Baltimore Sun - Aaron Wilson

Ravens | Justin Forsett succeeding on the ground

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 12:17:20 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Justin Forsett is averaging 5.7 yards per carry this season. Known more as a receiving threat, Forsett has also scored twice on the ground, while adding 16 catches for 63 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Even with Lorenzo Taliaferro now in the mix, Forsett should continue to see his fair share of touches out of the backfield. His price on FantasyScore this week is a modest $4,900.

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Ravens | Justin Forsett earning his keep

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:32:02 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Justin Forsett has done everything he can to own the starting running back job, in the opinion of beat writer Jamison Hensley. "He's making yards after the hit on his own," head coach John Harbaugh said. "That's kind of how you measure a back."

Fantasy Tip: The Ravens' backfield is a muddy situation, but Forsett is the most valuable in PPR leagues on FantasyScore. Lorenzo Taliaferro has been productive running the ball, but one has to believe that Bernard Pierce (thigh) will have a chance to be involved once he's 100 percent. Taliaferro and Pierce are just depth backs in fantasy right now, but both are flex options.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jamison Hensley

Ravens | Two RBs split carries in win

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:36:42 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RBs Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro nearly split the carries in half in Week 4 against the Carolina Panthers with RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) held out as a precaution. Forsett carried 14 times for 66 yards and a touchdown, while the rookie Taliaferro had 15 carries for 58 yards and a score. Forsett also added three grabs for 31 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners of Forsett and Taliaferro had a reprieve this weekend, as it appeared all week Pierce would be ready to go, creating a three-headed monster in the backfield. All three are likely to see carries in Week 5 against the Indianapolis Colts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Ravens | Ravens RB situation muddled

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:07:59 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RBs Bernard Pierce, Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro have each led the team in rushing in a game this season. The Ravens are the only team to have a back with at least 90 rushing yards, giving them the eighth-ranked rushing attack despite having no one in the Top 12 among leading individual rushers. The backs each say they are uncertain who will get the ball in Week 4 against the Carolina Panthers, and offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak only indicated Friday, Sept. 26, that all three will play. "They're all going to play," Kubiak said. "We're going to keep a fresh guy on the field - that's what we're going to go - and if we feel like one guy has the hot hand, so to speak, then obviously he's going to go back out. I want them all to prepare as if they're starting."

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners cannot stand a running back situation like this, as one week a guy might be super productive only to disappear the following week. While Pierce is expected to start, Forsett could be the best fantasy option. He has at least 70 yards in each of his three games. Taliaferro might be the back near the goal line, so he has some appeal, too, if the price is right. Pierce, despite his starting status, might be the most risky since he is coming back from injury and has two hungry backs behind him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jamison Hensley

Ravens | Bernard Pierce is out

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:28:00 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) is inactive Sunday, Sept. 21, for the Week 3 game. RB Justin Forsett will start.

Fantasy Tip: Forsett ($4,700; 9.4% of your cap) is a great, cost-efficient flex play on FantasyScore. There is rain in the forecast in Cleveland, and he could be utilized heavily.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce facing tall odds

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:22:37 -0700

Updating an earlier report, Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) has a 5 percent chance to play Sunday, Sept. 21, according to a team source. RB Justin Forsett is likely to start.

Fantasy Tip: Forsett ($4,700; 9.4% of your cap) is a great play on FantasyScore if Pierce doesn't play. There is rain in the forecast in Cleveland, and he could be utilized heavily. He could be a PPR diamond in the rough this week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Aditi Kinkhabwala

Ravens | Bernard Pierce doubtful to play

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:45:32 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) is in serious doubt to play Sunday, Sept. 21, in Week 3. He'll be a game-time decision. RB Justin Forsett would start.

Fantasy Tip: Forsett ($4,700; 9.4% of your cap) would be a great play on FantasyScore if Pierce doesn't play. There is rain in the forecast in Cleveland, and he could be utilized heavily.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Baltimore Sun - Aaron Wilson

Ravens | Bernard Pierce should run most

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:49:27 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce figures to be the running back with the most carries at the end of the season, in the opinion of beat writer Jamison Hensley.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce ($6,100; 12.2% of your cap) is a risky RB2 on FantasyScore for Week 2. Justin Forsett ($4,700; 9.4%) is a better value as a flex option in the short term.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jamison Hensley

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