Jaylen Samuels Fantasy

Jaylen Samuels Fantasy Stats

Height / Weight
5'11" / 225 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
July 20, 1996 (22)
2nd Season
2018 / Rd. 5 / Pk. 165 (PIT)
NC State
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Jaylen Samuels Catches Seven Passes In Finale

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jaylen Samuels gained just two yards on two carries but hauled in seven passes for 40 yards in a 16-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 17. Samuels siphoned just two carries away from James Conner, who saw 14, but he did remain a big part of the Pittsburgh passing attack. Samuels finishes his rookie year with 256 rushing yards, 26 receptions, 199 receiving yards, and three touchdowns. While Samuels isn't going to unseat Conner for lead back duties in 2019, he proved his worth as a pass-catching running back, giving him some PPR value going forward.

3 months ago
Jaylen Samuels Scores In Loss

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jaylen Samuels carried the ball 12 times for 53 yards in a 31-28 loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 16. He also added 11 yards and a touchdown on three receptions. While it wasn't a huge day for Samuels, he showed well in a matchup against one of the best run defenses in the NFL. If James Conner (knee) remains sidelined in Week 17, Samuels can be treated as a solid RB1 in a fantastic matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals.

4 months ago
James Conner Out; Jaylen Samuels Draws Another Start

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially ruled James Conner (knee) out for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints. There was some hope last week that Conner would be ready to return for Week 16 but he was unable to practice all week and, as a result, will miss his third straight game. With Conner out at least another week, rookie Jaylen Samuels will carry the load again on Sunday. While the Saints represent a tough matchup for running backs, Samuels' skills in the passing game will keep him on the radar as an RB2 for the fantasy championship round.

4 months ago