Chris Carson

Chris Carson Fantasy

Healthy
9 10th
2019
1231 5th
2019
27.0 15th
2019
3.0 26th
2019
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Height / Weight
5'11" / 222 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
September 16, 1994 (25)
Experience
4th Season
Drafted
2017 / Rd. 7 / Pk. 249 (SEA)
College
Oklahoma State

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Chris Carson News

Chris Carson Has Tackle-Breaking Explosiveness

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson used his explosiveness to shed defenders and turn upfield in 2019. He had 50 15-plus mph runs and averaged 4.3 yards gained after a defender closed within one yard of him last season. It helped him gain 1,230 yards on the ground despite not playing a full season because of injuries. Carson is coming off a season-ending hip injury, but although he's expected to be ready for Week 1, his explosiveness as a runner is tempered by the fact that he continues to struggle with injuries. If the 25-year-old can remain on the field for a full season, he should easily be an RB1, but you're much better off taking him as an RB2 and keeping your fingers crossed.

Jun. 4th • 3:26 PM
Chris Carson Still Seattle's Primary Back

The Seattle Seahawks still plan on using running back Chris Carson as their primary back in 2020 despite signing Carlos Hyde on Friday. Although Hyde could steal some work in short-yardage and goal-line situations early in the season, he's mostly just insurance with Rashaad Penny (knee) a candidate to miss the first six weeks while on the Physically Unable to Perform list. Carson suffered a season-ending hip injury late in 2019 like Penny, but unlike Penny, Carson is fully expected to be ready by Week 1. There's a lot to like about Carson when he's healthy in this run-first offense, but the problem is he always seems to be hurt. As such, fantasy owners feel better taking him as an RB2 with upside for more. Monitor his health this summer and during training camp. Hyde is unlikely to have standalone value unless Carson is hurt early in the year.

May. 22nd • 6:41 PM
Chris Carson Will Be Ready For Season

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said that running back Chris Carson (hip) is doing great and will be ready for the start of the 2020 season. The Seahawks have been optimistic all offseason that Carson will be ready after he fractured his hip in Week 16 of last season. He rushed for 1,230 yards and seven touchdowns on 278 carries before his injury as the lead back, and with Rashaad Penny (knee) questionable for the start of the season, Carson should remain the unquestioned lead back with RB1 upside. Carson has the benefit of operating in a run-first offense in Seattle, too, but he'll be a high-risk RB1 because of his injury history.

Apr. 30th • 10:49 PM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Russell Wilson
Geno Smith
RB Chris Carson
Carlos Hyde
LWR Tyler Lockett
David Moore
RWR DK Metcalf
John Ursua
SWR Phillip Dorsett II
Freddie Swain
TE Greg Olsen
Will Dissly
LT Duane Brown
Jamarco Jones
LG Ethan Pocic
Mike Iupati
C B.J. Finney
Jordan Roos
RG Phil Haynes
Damien Lewis
RT Cedric Ogbuehi
Brandon Shell
LDE L.J. Collier
Benson Mayowa
LDT Jarran Reed
Demarcus Christmas
RDT Poona Ford
Cedrick Lattimore
LEO Bruce Irvin
Rasheem Green
SLB Jordyn Brooks
Shaquem Griffin
MLB Bobby Wagner
Cody Barton
ROLB K.J. Wright
Ben Burr-Kirven
LCB Shaquill Griffin
Neiko Thorpe
SS Bradley McDougald
Lano Hill
FS Quandre Diggs
Marquise Blair
RCB Tre Flowers
Quinton Dunbar
NB Ugo Amadi
K Jason Myers