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Jacquizz Rodgers

Chicago Bears
Running Back

Ht: 5.5 | Wt: 205

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Bears | Hot RB will be leaned on in Chicago

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:39:50 -0700

Updating previous reports, Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford, RB Ka'Deem Carey, RB Jordan Howard and RB Jacquizz Rodgers will be part of a committee in the backfield, and head coach John Fox plans to limit their workloads and ride the hot hand. The team wants Langford to run with a wider base and gain more yards after contact. Carey needs to build on his toughness and become a more complete back. Both figure to be part of the committee approach. Howard adds a bruiser skill set in short-yardage and goal line situations.

Fantasy Tip: The reporter scribed that it "promises to be hell for fantasy football owners." Langford figures to be the leader of the pack, but he's not someone you can depend on week to week unless he takes off from the gate. He's a high-end RB3 in fantasy that could be maligned to good matchups for a flex play. Carey and Howard are RB5 projects that you can grab in hopes that they become said hot hand. Rodgers has a ways to go before he's an intriguing chip in fantasy with three backs possibly ahead of him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Tribune - Rich Campbell

Bears | Chicago to use committee backfield

Fri, 20 May 2016 11:23:24 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford will battle with RBs Jordan Howard, Ka'Deem Carey and Jacquizz Rodgers for touches in a crowded backfield during offseason workouts. Head coach John Fox is intent on running with a committee approach after the departure of RB Matt Forte. Langford has a leg up after scoring seven touchdowns in his rookie season. However, he had only 3.6 yards per carry and 1.13 yards after contact, which ranked second to last out of 47 players with 100 carries, according to ESPN Stats and Information. Langford must also work on improving his hands after struggling with drops in 2015. Howard's bruising style appeals to the team as a complement to Langford's speed. Carey is the only back that wasn't acquired by the current coaching staff, and he's being pushed to become more versatile and to play better on third downs. Rodgers it the veteran and could be trusted more than any other rusher on third downs early in the year.

Fantasy Tip: This makes things a little frustrating for fantasy owners, and it could be a fluid situation in terms of touches, at least early in the year. Langford has the leg up and should be the first back of this group drafted in fantasy leagues. He has more appeal in PPR formats as an RB3. Howard is a wildcard that could vulture touchdowns from Langford and is an RB5 flyer in standard-scoring leagues. Carey and Rodgers would likely need an injury to see significant touches and are mainly handcuffs.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Tribune - Rich Campbell

Bears | Jacquizz Rodgers re-signs with Bears

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:14:13 -0800

Free-agent RB Jacquizz Rodgers (Bears) is re-signing to an undisclosed deal with the Chicago Bears Wednesday, March 9.

Fantasy Tip: Matt Forte may be gone, but Jeremy Langford and KaDeem Carey should still be ahead of Rodgers in Chicago's backfield. Plus, the Bears could still add another running back. Rodgers has minimal fantasy value in his current situation, but he does provide a little bit of a fantasy pulse in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jeff Dickerson

Bears | Jacquizz Rodgers placed on IR

Mon, 12 Oct 2015 11:38:00 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Jacquizz Rodgers (arm) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Oct.12, because of a fractured arm.

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Bears | Jacquizz Rodgers signs with Bears

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:54:20 -0700

Free-agent RB Jacquizz Rodgers (Falcons) signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears Tuesday, March 31. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Fantasy Tip: Rodgers could provide some value in point-per-reception leagues, although Matt Forte will still receive the majority of touches. Rodgers could be a flex option some weeks in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Bears | Jacquizz Rodgers visits Windy City

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:58:07 -0700

Free-agent RB Jacquizz Rodgers (Falcons) is visiting the Chicago Bears, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Rodgers could see light work in tandem with RB Matt Forte, should the former Falcon sign with the Bears, but there is no fantasy value to be found in drafting Rodgers at this point.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Falcons | More reps for Devonta Freeman, Jacquizz Rodgers

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:08:13 -0800

Atlanta Falcons RBs Devonta Freeman and Jacquizz Rodgers are expected to see more repetitions in Week 17 against the Carolina Panthers with RB Steven Jackson (quadriceps) unlikely to play. However, head coach Mike Smith hasn't officially ruled Jackson out yet. The team is anxious, though, to see how Freeman will perform with more touches. RB Jerome Smith, who was promoted from the practice squad this week, will be active against the Panthers.

Fantasy Tip: Freeman should be your initial play in standard leagues if you're picking between he and Rodgers. Against the Panthers, Freeman could be a very nice FantasyScore play after replacing S-Jax last week and running for a TD.

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

Falcons | Want power ground game

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:30:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers was stopped on a fourth-and-1 run during the team's third preseason game, and heading into the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28, head coach Mike Smith said he wants to emphasize being able to run the ball effectively in obvious running situations.

Fantasy Tip: If Smith sticks to that plan during the year, it could lead to more chances for Steven Jackson around the goal line. Jackson is a risky pick because of all his recent injury issues, but if healthy, he will have a big role in the offense and RB2 upside. Consider scooping him up as a third running back if the injury concerns cause him to slide in your draft.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - D. Orlando Ledbetter

Falcons | Steven Jackson has hammy issue

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:16:11 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons RB Steven Jackson (hamstring) injured his hamstring Monday, July 28, which is why he wasn't practicing Tuesday, July 29. Head coach Mike Smith said Jackson will be ready for the team's first game.

Fantasy Tip: This is not what you want to see from an aging running back entering his age-31 season. Jacquizz Rodgers and Devonta Freeman could have heavy workloads if S-Jax continues to be bugged by nagging injuries all year long.

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Falcons | Devonta Freeman could push Steven Jackson for PT

Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:35:52 -0700

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman will be groomed into the team's three-down back of the future, and he might battle RB Steven Jackson for playing time this year if he continues to look good. The battle for the third running back will be between RBs Antone Smith and Jacquizz Rodgers.

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