Derrius Guice
Derrius Guice
22-Year-Old Running BackRB
Washington Redskins
IR
Injury Knee - MCL
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Washington grabbed Guice in the second round of the 2018 draft with every intention of making him the team's feature back, but a preseason ACL tear ended those plans quickly. He showed an enviable blend of power, speed and elusiveness with the ball in his hands at LSU, and if he returns 100 percent healthy he's likely to be featured heavily in the offense. Guice is returning to a roster that looks different than the one he was poised to join last year, though. Alex Smith's career-threatening leg injury leaves a QB competition between Case Keenum, Colt McCoy and 2019 first-round pick Dwayne Haskins, none of whom offers Smith's mobility, and a lack of reliable targets on the outside could push coach Jay Gruden to emphasize a traditional ground game even more. Guice also has his own competition in the form of Adrian Peterson, who signed a two-year deal after posting the seventh 1,000-yard season of his illustrious career as Guice's replacement last year. Furthermore, Chris Thompson is still around to handle passing-down action. If Washington goes full youth movement, Haskins and Guice should win their respective job battles and become the faces of the franchise, but a three-headed RB committee that flattens the production of everyone involved also remains a distinct possibility. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $4.54 million contract with the Redskins in May of 2018.
Won't play again this season
RBWashington Redskins
Knee - MCL
December 10, 2019
Guice (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
ANALYSIS
Washington won't press its luck with a player that has already suffered severe knee injuries in both of his first two pro campaigns. Guice thus won't suit up again in 2019 after spraining the MCL in his left knee this past Sunday at Green Bay. In five appearances this season, he averaged 5.8 YPC and scored two touchdowns on his 42 rushes while tallying seven catches (on nine targets) for 79 yards and another TD. Expect Adrian Peterson to lead Washington's backfield the rest of the way, with Chris Thompson, Wendell Smallwood and Josh Ferguson in reserve roles.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Derrius Guice's 2019 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Broken Tackle %
19.0%
 
Positive Run %
81.0%
 
% Yds After Contact
78.8%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
4.6
 
Rushing TD %
4.8%
 
Touches Per Game
9.8
 
% Snaps w/Touch
50.0%
 
Air Yards Per Game
-1.8
 
Air Yards Per Snap
-0.09
 
% Team Air Yards
-0.3%
 
% Team Targets
2.7%
 
Avg Depth of Target
-0.9 Yds
 
Catch Rate
70.0%
 
Drop Rate
10.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
12.6
 
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How does the Eagles pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Overall QB Rating Against
82.8
 
Cornerbacks
95.3
 
Safeties
62.6
 
Linebackers
51.7
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Derrius Guice's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
5' 11"
 
Weight
225 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.49 sec
 
Vertical Jump
31.5 in
 
Bench Press
15 reps
 
Hand Length
9.75 in
 
Arm Length
30.75 in
 
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
Nagging injuries at LSU combined with character concerns likely led to Guice's fall to the bottom of the second round in the 2018 draft. But Washington was all too happy to scoop him up with the 59th overall pick, and he entered training camp as the favorite to serve as the team's lead runner. Guice has the speed, vision, balance and power to be a nightmare for defenders, and he was extremely difficult to take down in college once he broke through to the second level and had some space to operate. Even in close quarters he's no easy target, as he rarely allows defenders to square him up until he's ready to lower his shoulder and pound out extra yardage, something he seems to delight in doing. Unfortunately, Guice will need to wait until 2019 to strut his stuff in the NFL, as he had the misfortune of suffering a torn ACL during the first week of the preseason. Rob Kelley and Samaje Perine are left to compete for carries, with Chris Thompson handling passing downs.
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MCL sprain confirmed
RBWashington Redskins
Knee - MCL
December 10, 2019
Guice underwent an MRI on Monday that revealed a sprained MCL but no damage to his ACL, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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Ruled out for Week 15
RBWashington Redskins
Knee - MCL
December 9, 2019
Interim coach Bill Callahan said Monday that Guice (knee) has been ruled out for the Redskins' Week 15 matchup with the Eagles, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
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May have MCL sprain
RBWashington Redskins
Knee - MCL
December 8, 2019
Guice may have suffered a sprained MCL in his left knee during Sunday's 20-15 loss at Green Bay, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
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MRI on tap
RBWashington Redskins
Knee
December 8, 2019
Guice (knee) will have an MRI on Monday, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
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Ruled out of Sunday's contest
RBWashington Redskins
Knee
December 8, 2019
Guice (knee) won't return to Sunday's game in Green Bay.
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