player-picture
  • RB
  • David Johnson

  • Houston Texans
  • Age29
  • CollegeNorthern Iowa
  • DraftedRD 3, PK 86 (2015)
Height6-1
Weight224

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #80
High Overall Rank #47
Low Overall Rank #123
RB Rank #30
High RB Rank #22
Low RB Rank #46

David Johnson is the de-facto starter but he's not the only horse in the race despite leading the team in rushes (147), rushing yards (691), and total touchdowns (8-tied). Johnson will have competition from newly signed Phillip Lindsay and Rex Burkhead plus veteran Mark Ingram. Lindsay, Burkhead and Ingram are three of 15 offensive, skill-position free agents who were signed this offseason by Houston. The opportunity at running back is wide open and it may wind up being a conglomeration of these four backs. On the bright side, Johnson is coming off a top-20 season, his second in the last three years. He has never had less than six touchdowns in a season where he played more than one game. Assume he will be the lead back in 2021 but there are alternative options with NFL success waiting in the wings for their chance to produce when their number is called.

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

Week Matchup
1 vs Jacksonville Jaguars
2 @ Cleveland Browns
3 vs Carolina Panthers
4 @ Buffalo Bills
5 vs New England Patriots
6 @ Indianapolis Colts
7 @ Arizona Cardinals
8 vs Los Angeles Rams
9 @ Miami Dolphins
10 Bye Week
11 @ Tennessee Titans
12 vs New York Jets
13 vs Indianapolis Colts
14 vs Seattle Seahawks
15 @ Jacksonville Jaguars
16 vs Los Angeles Chargers
17 @ San Francisco 49ers
18 vs Tennessee Titans
YR TM G RSH RushYD Y/Rush RushTD TGT REC RecYD RecTD Rank VBD ADP
2015 ARI 16 125 581 4.6 8 57 36 457 4 8 47 49
2016 ARI 15 271 1128 4.2 13 114 77 852 4 1 163 2
2017 ARI 1 11 23 2.1 0 9 6 68 0 117 1
2018 ARI 16 258 941 3.6 7 76 50 446 3 10 61 4
2019 ARI 12 94 345 3.7 2 47 36 370 4 36 6
2020 HOU 12 147 691 4.7 6 46 33 314 2 18 15 19
Total 72 906 3709 22.9 36 349 238 2507 17 286
YR WK OPP oSNAP RSH YD TD TARG REC YD TD
2020 1 KC 48 11 77 1 4 3 32 0
2020 2 BAL 56 11 34 0 4 2 16 0
2020 3 PIT 45 13 23 1 3 2 23 0
2020 4 MIN 36 16 63 0 3 2 29 0
2020 5 JAX 45 17 96 0 4 2 7 0
2020 6 TEN 56 19 57 1 2 1 12 0
2020 7 GB 54 14 42 0 4 4 42 1
2020 9 JAX 7 2 16 0 1 0 0 0
2020 13 IND 37 10 44 1 2 0 0 0
2020 14 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 15 IND 55 8 27 0 11 11 106 0
2020 16 CIN 50 12 128 1 3 3 11 1
2020 17 TEN 62 14 84 1 5 3 36 0
2020 TEN 551 147 691 6 46 33 314 2
2019 1 DET 77 18 82 0 7 6 55 1
2019 2 BAL 36 7 14 1 1 1 0 0
2019 3 CAR 65 11 37 0 9 6 28 1
2019 4 SEA 54 11 40 0 11 8 99 0
2019 5 CIN 54 17 91 0 5 3 65 0
2019 6 ATL 52 12 34 1 8 6 68 1
2019 7 NYG 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
2019 10 TB 30 5 2 0 1 1 8 0
2019 11 SF 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 13 LAR 15 4 15 0 2 2 9 0
2019 14 PIT 22 3 19 0 2 2 34 1
2019 15 CLE 13 3 6 0 0 0 0 0
2019 16 SEA 15 2 3 0 1 1 4 0
2019 17 LAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 LAR 445 94 345 2 47 36 370 4
2018 1 WAS 36 9 37 1 9 5 30 0
2018 2 LAR 35 13 48 0 2 1 3 0
2018 3 CHI 43 12 31 0 4 4 30 1
2018 4 SEA 55 22 71 1 4 3 41 0
2018 5 SF 48 18 55 2 3 2 16 0
2018 6 MIN 55 18 55 1 5 2 15 0
2018 7 DEN 48 14 39 0 3 3 31 0
2018 8 SF 53 16 59 0 4 4 41 0
2018 10 KC 56 21 98 1 9 7 85 1
2018 11 OAK 43 25 137 0 3 1 17 0
2018 12 LAC 37 17 63 0 3 2 16 0
2018 13 GB 52 20 69 0 2 1 3 0
2018 14 DET 62 15 49 0 10 8 12 0
2018 15 ATL 34 11 33 1 6 3 68 0
2018 16 LAR 40 10 35 0 5 1 32 1
2018 17 SEA 52 17 62 0 4 3 6 0
2018 SEA 749 258 941 7 76 50 446 3
2017 1 DET 46 11 23 0 9 6 68 0
2017 DET 46 11 23 0 9 6 68 0
2016 1 NE 58 16 89 1 6 4 43 0
2016 2 TB 41 12 45 0 5 3 98 0
2016 3 BUF 79 19 83 2 6 3 28 0
2016 4 LA 56 17 83 0 4 4 41 0
2016 5 SF 53 27 157 2 6 3 28 0
2016 7 SEA 87 33 113 0 13 8 58 0
2016 8 CAR 61 10 24 0 9 7 84 0
2016 10 SF 70 19 55 1 7 5 46 1
2016 11 MIN 63 22 103 1 11 7 57 1
2016 12 ATL 58 13 58 0 11 8 103 1
2016 13 WAS 68 18 84 1 12 9 91 1
2016 14 MIA 70 20 80 0 8 5 41 0
2016 15 NO 59 12 53 2 5 4 55 0
2016 16 SEA 59 28 95 3 7 4 41 0
2016 17 LA 15 5 6 0 4 3 38 0
2016 LA 897 271 1128 13 114 77 852 4
2015 1 NO 5 0 0 0 2 1 55 1
2015 2 CHI 16 5 42 1 2 1 3 0
2015 3 SF 24 7 25 0 3 3 16 0
2015 4 LA 36 3 18 0 10 4 63 1
2015 5 DET 6 3 6 2 0 0 0 0
2015 6 PIT 23 3 9 0 1 1 8 0
2015 7 BAL 18 3 5 0 2 2 19 0
2015 8 CLE 6 1 4 0 2 2 44 0
2015 10 SEA 8 0 0 0 1 1 8 0
2015 11 CIN 7 2 9 0 2 2 17 1
2015 12 SF 31 8 21 1 4 2 8 0
2015 13 LA 59 22 99 0 3 2 21 1
2015 14 MIN 54 19 92 0 7 5 31 0
2015 15 PHI 54 29 187 3 4 4 42 0
2015 16 GB 30 9 39 1 6 3 88 0
2015 17 SEA 36 11 25 0 8 3 34 0
2015 SEA 413 125 581 8 57 36 457 4
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