player-picture
  • RB
  • Clyde Edwards-Helaire

  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • Age22
  • CollegeLSU
  • DraftedRD 1, PK 32 (0)
Height5-8
Weight209

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #25
High Overall Rank #12
Low Overall Rank #44
RB Rank #14
High RB Rank #9
Low RB Rank #20

Admit it: You thought Clyde Edwards-Helaire was headed toward an epic rookie season after he ran for 138 yards and a touchdown in the 2021 season opener against the Texans. But after the big debut, things didn't pan out as hoped for the former LSU star. Edwards-Helaire had just one more 100-yard rushing day the rest of the way, missed three regular-season games and a playoff game due to injury, and finished RB22 in fantasy scoring in both PPR and non-PPR formats. He averaged 113.7 yards from scrimmage over the Chiefs' first six games but only 59.7 yards from scrimmage over the rest of the regular season. The decline was more about decreasing workload than decreasing effectiveness. Edwards-Helaire averaged 17.8 carries over his first six games, then 10.6 carries over the rest of the regular season and 7.5 in the playoffs. And while Edwards-Helaire was involved in the passing game, with 54 targets and 36 receptions, it doesn't appear that he'll be an elite pass-catching back à la Christian McCaffery or Saquon Barkey. Still, Edwards-Helaire is a shifty runner with a versatile skill set, he plays in a top offense, and none of the running backs behind him on the depth chart are likely to threaten his role. At 5-8 and 209 pounds, Edwards-Helaire might not be cut out for workhorse duty, but he's going to be prominently involved in this offense, and an RB1 season is well within his range of possible outcomes.

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Clyde Edwards-Helaire's percentile rank in each category, among s with more than 50 fantasy points.

Week Matchup
1 vs Cleveland Browns
2 @ Baltimore Ravens
3 vs Los Angeles Chargers
4 @ Philadelphia Eagles
5 vs Buffalo Bills
6 @ Washington Football Team
7 @ Tennessee Titans
8 vs New York Giants
9 vs Green Bay Packers
10 @ Las Vegas Raiders
11 vs Dallas Cowboys
12 Bye Week
13 vs Denver Broncos
14 vs Las Vegas Raiders
15 @ Los Angeles Chargers
16 vs Pittsburgh Steelers
17 @ Cincinnati Bengals
18 @ Denver Broncos
YR TM G RSH RushYD Y/Rush RushTD TGT REC RecYD RecTD Rank VBD ADP
2020 KC 13 181 803 4.4 4 55 36 297 1 22 7 7
2021 KC 2 27 89 3.3 0 3 3 29 0 42 14
Total 15 208 892 4.3 4 58 39 326 1 7
YR WK OPP oSNAP RSH YD TD TARG REC YD TD
2021 1 CLE 47 14 43 0 3 3 29 0
2021 2 BAL 33 13 46 0 0 0 0 0
2021 BAL 80 27 89 0 3 3 29 0
2020 1 HOU 46 25 138 1 2 0 0 0
2020 2 LAC 48 10 38 0 8 6 32 0
2020 3 BAL 52 20 64 0 6 5 70 0
2020 4 NE 41 16 64 0 3 3 27 0
2020 5 LV 43 10 40 0 8 3 40 0
2020 6 BUF 49 26 161 0 4 4 8 0
2020 7 DEN 27 8 46 1 4 1 17 0
2020 8 NYJ 33 6 21 0 3 3 10 0
2020 9 CAR 25 5 14 0 5 3 20 1
2020 11 LV 40 14 69 2 2 1 8 0
2020 12 TB 47 11 37 0 1 1 2 0
2020 13 DEN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 14 MIA 46 16 32 0 6 5 59 0
2020 15 NO 45 14 79 0 3 1 4 0
2020 16 ATL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 17 LAC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 LAC 542 181 803 4 55 36 297 1
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