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Elijah McGuire

23-Year-Old Running Back – New York Jets

2017 Rush/Rec Stats

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88

Yds

315

TD

1

Yds

177

TD

1

2017 Rush/Rec Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

McGuire's first two collegiate seasons were nothing short of excellent, as the 5-10, 214-pounder averaged 7.9 yards per carry, while scoring 22 touchdowns on just 269 carries. He was, however, limited...

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2017 ADP:  258

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  11

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 214   DOB: 6/1/1994  College: Lousiana-Lafayette  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Elijah McGuire Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $2.56 million contract with the Jets in May of 2017.

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McGuire finished the 2017 season with 88 carries for 315 yards and one touchdown as well as 17 receptions on 26 targets for 177 receiving yards and another score.

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Elijah McGuire NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2013 19 CFB 13 103 863 8 8.4 - - - - - 22 384 17.5 3 0 - - - - - -
2014 20 CFB 13 166 1264 14 7.6 - - - - - 45 468 10.4 2 0 - - - - - -
2015 21 CFB 12 209 1047 13 5.0 - - - - - 34 304 8.9 3 0 - - - - - -
2016 22 CFB 13 232 1127 7 4.9 - - - - - 29 238 8.2 2 34 - - - - - -
2017 23 NYJ 16 88 315 1 3.6 1 1 0 0 0 17 177 10.4 1 26 83 0 10 0 2 2
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Elijah McGuire Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2013 19 CFB 13 14.7 16.4 15.5 8 66 - - - 2 30 - - - -
2014 20 CFB 13 20.7 24.2 22.4 13 97 - - - 3 36 - - - -
2015 21 CFB 12 19.3 22.1 20.7 17 87 - - - 3 25 - - - -
2016 22 CFB 13 14.7 16.9 15.8 18 87 - - - 2 18 - - - -
2017 23 NYJ 16 3.8 4.9 4.4 6 20 7 3 1 1 11 6.8 3 1 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Elijah McGuire – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Running Back
Also Listed As:  #2 Kick Returner, #1 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

267

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Elijah McGuire was on the field for 267 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

95

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Elijah McGuire was on the field for 95 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

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2017 267 95
Elijah McGuire 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Buf 0 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Oak 11 4 6 29 0 4.8 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Mia 12 8 7 34 0 4.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4 Jax 19 5 10 93 1 9.3 1 1 2 38 19.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Cle 36 3 11 20 0 1.8 0 0 2 10 5.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6 NE 25 0 10 22 0 2.2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7 @Mia 7 7 3 7 0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Atl 3 11 1 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Buf 20 9 13 30 0 2.3 0 0 1 9 9.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
10 @TB 36 10 8 22 0 2.8 0 0 4 36 9.0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 BYE Bye Week
12 Car 18 7 5 21 0 4.2 0 0 1 13 13.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 KC 19 1 5 20 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
14 @Den 1 0 1 -3 0 -3.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @NO 21 4 4 24 0 6.0 0 0 3 48 16.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
16 LAC 10 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @NE 29 10 4 -6 0 -1.5 0 0 3 16 5.3 0 6 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
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A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Elijah McGuire  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   214 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.53 sec
AVERAGE
Shuttle Time:   4.56 sec
TERRIBLE
Cone Drill:   7.26 sec
TERRIBLE
Arm Length:   31.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   120 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   15 reps
POOR
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Elijah McGuire: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McGuire could take on an expanded role in the Jets' backfield Sunday following Matt Forte's (knee) placement on injured reserve, Daniel Popper of the New York Daily News reports.

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McGuire (illness) is active for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

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McGuire (illness), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers, is expected to play Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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McGuire (illness) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

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McGuire (illness) sat out Thursday's practice, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

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McGuire missed practice Wednesday with an illness.

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McGuire rushed four times for 24 yards and reeled in all three passes directed his way for 48 more yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 31-19 loss to the Saints.

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McGuire (ankle) doesn't carry an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Saints after practicing fully Friday.

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