player-picture
  • RB
  • Najee Harris

  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Age23
  • CollegeAlabama
  • DraftedRD 1, PK 24 (2021)
Height6-2
Weight230

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #22
High Overall Rank #10
Low Overall Rank #56
RB Rank #13
High RB Rank #7
Low RB Rank #21

Everyone under the sun felt the Steelers were going to select a running back in the first round of the 2021 NFL draft. They did just that when they snared Najee Harris (Alabama) on Day 1 to be their lead back. He is a big-bodied running back but doesn't win exclusively with power. Instead, Harris has great feet for a big man and can make defenders miss in a way that a man his size shouldn't be able to do. Harris has a nose for the end zone and has the ability to get stronger as the game goes on. He's a three-down player and doesn't need to come off the field because he's a great option as a receiver out of the backfield. Harris does not have big-play ability as only 25 of his career carries went over 20 yards. His consistent effort and relentless running style means Harris should lead the way for the Steelers on the ground. In fact, with a declining Ben Roethlisberger the team could make the rookie back the centerpiece of their offense. As we get closer to the regular season, and certainly with a strong preseason, expect his ADP to rise.

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Najee Harris's percentile rank in each category, among s with more than 50 fantasy points.

Week Matchup
1 @ Buffalo Bills
2 vs Las Vegas Raiders
3 vs Cincinnati Bengals
4 @ Green Bay Packers
5 vs Denver Broncos
6 vs Seattle Seahawks
7 Bye Week
8 @ Cleveland Browns
9 vs Chicago Bears
10 vs Detroit Lions
11 @ Los Angeles Chargers
12 @ Cincinnati Bengals
13 vs Baltimore Ravens
14 @ Minnesota Vikings
15 vs Tennessee Titans
16 @ Kansas City Chiefs
17 vs Cleveland Browns
18 @ Baltimore Ravens
YR TM G RSH RushYD Y/Rush RushTD TGT REC RecYD RecTD Rank VBD ADP
2021 PIT 1 16 45 2.8 0 3 1 4 0 44 11
Total 1 16 45 2.8 0 3 1 4 0 0
YR WK OPP oSNAP RSH YD TD TARG REC YD TD
2021 1 BUF 58 16 45 0 3 1 4 0
2021 2 LV 10 38 0 5 5 43 1
2021 LV 58 26 83 0 8 6 47 1
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