Seattle Seahawks
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Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2017 SEA 4 57 49 208 4.2 0 0 8 7 59 1 267 1 0 1 1
  Avg 5 72 64 280 4.4 1 1 9 7 60 1 340 1 0 2 1

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2018 SEA 5 87 78 352 4.5 1 1 9 6 61 0 413 1 0 2 1

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 10/14/2018 4:50pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson rushed 14 times for a game-high 59 yards in Week 6 against the Oakland Raiders in London.

    Huddle Up: It wasn't a very exciting offensive display in London, so fantasy owners have to be pretty happy with even a mediocre performance. Two west-coast teams playing in London at 1pm ET is not good for the internal clocks of the athletes. Carson and the Seahawks have a bye week in Week 7 before traveling to Detroit in Week 8.

  • Posted: 10/7/2018 8:19pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson rushed 19 times for 116 yards in Week 5 against the Los Angeles Rams and he added one catch for 11 yards.

    Huddle Up: Carson has back-to-back 100-yard games, although he failed to make it into the end zone. He didn't seem to be bothered by the hip injury which hampered him going into the week. He has emerged as a solid RB2 in all fantasy leagues heading into the Week 6 game against the Raiders in London.

  • Posted: 10/5/2018 3:12pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 5, and is not on the injury report for Week 5.

    Huddle Up: Carson will be able to play in Week 5, but he may have to share some playing time with Mike Davis. Carson played well in his last game but may only be a flex option this week because of the matchup.

  • Posted: 10/4/2018 4:52pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

    Huddle Up: Owners will need to monitor the situation because Carson could be a game-time decision for Week 5. Carson can be a No. 2 running back or a flex option if he plays but could also be benched if owners have better options.

  • Posted: 10/3/2018 5:16pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

    Huddle Up: Carson probably will have to practice this week if he wants a chance to play in the Week 5 game. He has posted some decent numbers this season but would be a risky fantasy option because of the injury and the opponent.

  • Posted: 10/1/2018 10:04am ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) should be able to play in Week 5 against Los Angeles Rams, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

    Huddle Up: Mike Davis starred in Carson's absence against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4, so it remains to be seen if that will have any effect on the latter's playing time moving forward. The Rams usually tend to make teams beat them on the ground under defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, but they still represent a poor matchup for Carson and/or Davis. Consider Carson a weak RB2 play if he can go in Week 5.

  • Posted: 9/30/2018 11:40am ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) is inactive for the team's Week 4 game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Sept. 30.

    Huddle Up: Despite late-week optimism, the Seahawks' lead back will be unable to go, leaving first-round pick Rashaad Penny as the next man up. Plug him in as a flex/low-end RB2 if needed.

  • Posted: 9/29/2018 4:32pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) is expected to play in Week 4 despite being limited in practice all week, according to The Seattle Time's Bob Condotta.

    Huddle Up: Check on Carson's status before game time to make sure he's active. If he is then he's an RB2 candidate against an Arizona Cardinals defense that has yielded six total touchdowns to the position in three games.

  • Posted: 9/28/2018 3:49pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 28, and is listed as questionable for Week 4.

    Huddle Up: Carson has said he plans to play this week, but head coach Pete Carroll called him a game-time decision. Owners will need to check the inactive list to see if he will be available to play. He can be a No. 2 running back or flex option in standard leagues if he plays.

  • Posted: 9/28/2018 2:35pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) will be a game-time decision for the Week 4 game, according to head coach Pete Carroll. Carson has said he plans to play this week.

    Huddle Up: Owners probably will need to check the inactive list to see if Carson will be able to play. He is coming off a solid Week 3 performance and could be a No. 2 running back in standard leagues if he plays.

  • Posted: 9/27/2018 5:04pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 27.

    Huddle Up: Carson probably will be able to play in the Week 4 game despite the injury but will see less touches than he saw in Week 3. Owners can consider Carson as a No. 2 running back or flex option this week.

  • Posted: 9/26/2018 5:08pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (hip) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 26.

    Huddle Up: Carson is coming off a terrific Week 3 performance but probably will not receive 32 carries in Week 4 like he did last week. He can still be a No. 2 running back or flex option in standard leagues.

  • Posted: 9/23/2018 11:50pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson carried the ball 32 times for 102 yards and a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. 23. Carson added a pair of receptions for 22 yards.

    Huddle Up: After logging just six touches due to "fatigue" in Week 2, Carson looked fresh and ready to go against Dallas, burying rookie first-rounder Rashaad Penny in the process. While Carson isn't the most reliable of options at the moment he does hold RB3 value.

  • Posted: 9/18/2018 6:35pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson was listed atop the team's Week 3 depth chart Tuesday, Sept. 18.

    Huddle Up: This is notable is because Carson was "gassed" - according to head coach Pete Carroll - from playing special teams and did see a single touch in the second half during the team's Week 2 loss to the Chicago Bears. Carroll sang the praises of Carson all spring and summer, but his playing time isn't reflecting it. The 2017 seventh-round pick has averaged 5.8 yards per carry so far versus Rashaad Penny's 2.2, yet the latter has more carries than the former (17-13), leaving him as an RB3/flex until something changes.

  • Posted: 9/17/2018 9:43pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson's touches on offense in Week 2 against the Chicago Bears were limited because he was 'gassed' after also playing special teams, head coach Pete Carroll said Monday, Sept. 17.

    Huddle Up: If you were wondering why Rashaad Penny led the running backs in touches, and not Carson, it's because of his work on special teams, too. He also added the team wanted to see more of Penny. Fantasy owners of Carson cannot be terribly pleased he is doubling on special teams, as there is nothing to gain from a fantasy perspective in that capacity. The backfield picture is rather muddled heading into Week 3 against the Dallas Cowboys.

  • Posted: 9/17/2018 8:32pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson carried six times for 24 yards in Week 2 against the Chicago Bears on Monday, Sept. 17 and he had no catches on just one target.

    Huddle Up: Carson was second among the tailbacks in touches, as Rashaad Penny led the way with 10 total touches. The Twittersphere was losing its mind, as people were questioning if Carson was injured. There was no reported injury, as head coach Pete Carroll just elected to try Penny more. Right now, Carson is looking like nothing more than a low-end RB4 heading into Week 3 against Dallas.

  • Posted: 9/11/2018 3:39pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson 'really took the lead' ahead of fellow RB Rashaad Penny in Week 1, according to head coach Pete Carroll. Carroll added that Penny 'looked a little rusty' but that they'll find ways to keep using him.

    Huddle Up: It was Penny's first professional football game, so let's cut him a little slack. Carson's value continues to rise, though, as he enters the realm of RB2s. Penny is a flex consideration until he starts eating into Carson's workload more.

  • Posted: 9/10/2018 10:32am ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny each saw 44 percent of the team's snaps and ran 12 routes in Week 1 against the Denver Broncos. Penny finished with one more offensive touch (11) than Carson (10).

    Huddle Up: Carson churned out 79 total yards while Penny had 43. After an offseason in which Carson was the source of nonstop praise from head coach Pete Carroll, he and Penny essentially saw the same amount of playing time. Carson is the superior option at the moment, but it remains to be seen whether or not Seattle has any interest in letting him win the job or not. Carson should be considered a flex play for now, while Penny should remain on fantasy benches.

  • Posted: 9/9/2018 7:18pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson rushed seven times for 51 yards and caught three passes for 28 yards in a 27-24 loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 1.

    Huddle Up: Carson was impressively efficient with his touches, but unfortunately for fantasy owners, he only touched the ball 10 times. The upside is there, but Carson is only a flex option until Seattle decides to give him 15-plus touches,

  • Posted: 8/16/2018 6:13am ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson is the team's bellcow at running back, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport.

    Huddle Up: Rashaad Penny (finger) isn't expected to be out long, if at all, for the regular season. However, it looks like he's a complementary piece, and Carson is the one to target. Carson has some durability concerns of his own, but he's worth snagging as an RB3.

  • Posted: 8/13/2018 10:04pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (undisclosed) worked on the side with a training in practice Monday, Aug. 13, running from sideline to sideline on a different field from the team.

    Huddle Up: Carson has been receiving rave reviews early in training camp, so it's uncertain if Carson has suffered a new injury or the team was just being cautious as he returns from a broken leg. He has rookie Rashaad Penny to contend with in the backfield, but right now Carson isn't a bad back to scoop up as an RB5.

  • Posted: 7/27/2018 12:57pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson has worked as the No. 1 running back ahead of Rashaad Penny through the first two days of training camp, according to ESPN's Brady Henderson.

    Huddle Up: It's further proof head coach Pete Carroll wasn't blowing when he said Carson may have been the most impressive player on the team during offseason workouts. Owners need to wrap their minds around the possibility Carson could begin the year as the starter and potentially hold the job all season long, although a committee at some point seems like a more likely scenario. Penny is being considerably overvalued as a fourth-round pick in many fantasy drafts, while Carson's 10th-round ADP makes him a great value.

  • Posted: 7/23/2018 5:13pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Rashaad Penny needs to show steady growth in Seattle?s passing game - including catching the ball, stonewalling edge rushers and picking up protection calls just before the snap - during camp and preseason games in order to have a chance to share snaps and carries with Chris Carson by the season opener Sept. 9 at Denver, according to Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune.

    Huddle Up: Early drafters have written off Carson as if last year's four-game sample was just a figment of their imagination. Penny has reportedly done a good job picking up protection calls so far, but his college tape suggests he's not very good at executing them physically - at least not yet. The most likely outcome is the two backs sharing touches for as long as both remain healthy. Penny is hard to buy at his current fourth-round ADP, while Carson is a screaming value in the 10th.

  • Posted: 7/22/2018 6:52pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson is the No. 1 running back on the depth chart entering training camp, according to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times.

    Huddle Up: After spending a first-round pick on Rashaad Penny, the rookie is going to have a role. However, it sounds like Carson could at least push him for carries. Penny has the better long-term value, but Carson is worth grabbing as a RB5.

  • Posted: 6/15/2018 11:54am ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson has been 'the most impressive of any running back (in the team's offseason practices) this summer', and general manager John Schneider has said that at times Carson looks like the best player on the field, according to ESPN's Brady Henderson.

    Huddle Up: While the Seahawks couldn't have known Carson was going to drop their jaws when they drafted Rashaad Penny in April, it was clear running back was far from their biggest need. Carson was the best back in Seattle last season by a wide margin, and it now appears he stands a real chance to push Penny hard for the starting job. Early drafters should not hesitate spending a late-round pick on Carson in the event he forces a backfield split or even possibly wins the starting job in the preseason.

  • Posted: 6/13/2018 11:22pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson has been working with the first-team offense and ahead of rookie RB Rashaad Penny during minicamp. Carson earned praise from head coach Pete Carroll during OTAs as well.

    Huddle Up: It's still too early to jump to any conclusions, but Collins continues to get rave reviews, and Seattle showed with the Matt Flynn-Russell Wilson situation years ago that they'll go with the best player regardless of investment. Keep an eye on Collins as we get into training camp and the preseason.

  • Posted: 6/7/2018 6:28pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson has 'stood out' during OTAs, head coach Pete Carroll said Thursday, June 7.

    Huddle Up: Carson should open the year as the backup to Rashaad Penny, putting him in RB4 territory for now. If Penny happens to struggle or suffers an injury, Carson could push into flex territory.

  • Posted: 6/7/2018 4:50pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson, who is now healthy from last season's ankle injury, has 'stood out' during organized team activities, according to head coach Pete Carroll, from a physical conditioning standpoint. Carroll gushed how 'he hasn't missed one snap of anything' and 'he's just looked so fit and just so cut and quick and explosive and all of that.'

    Huddle Up: If Seattle's backfield situation wasn't so crowded, Carson would be looking like a legit RB2 entering summer fantasy drafts, but alas, the 2017 rookie will have heavy competition just to solidify a useful role within this offense. If he emerges with a set workload, Carson will be someone worth selecting.

  • Posted: 6/1/2018 6:52pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson said he has added about 10 pounds and feels 'a lot more solid' than he did last season.

    Huddle Up: Carson looked like the frontrunner to start in 2018 after flashing some potential last year, but Seattle then spent a first-round pick on Rashaad Penny. Carson looks like a RB4 at this point but is worth stashing in case Penny struggles.

  • Posted: 5/25/2018 9:37pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (ankle) is in 'extraordinary condition' following ankle surgery last year, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

    Huddle Up: Carson flashed some potential in four games last year before suffering the injury, but first-round pick Rashaad Penny will likely lead the backfield in 2018, dropping Carson into RB4 territory.

  • Posted: 3/27/2018 10:04am ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (leg) is '100 percent now' and should have no problem being ready to participate in OTAs, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

    Huddle Up: The Seahawks are likely to add a running back in the draft, if only to give themselves some more insurance at a position they have not had much luck with health-wise in recent years. Carson proved quite capable in four games as a rookie before a broken leg ended his season and should be considered the favorite to start in 2018 almost regardless of whom the Seahawks might add next month.

  • Posted: 3/8/2018 8:50pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (ankle, leg) is 'on track' to be on the field at the beginning of training camp, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

    Huddle Up: A seventh-round draft pick last year, Carson actually wound up being the club's starting running back the first month of the season before breaking his leg and suffering ankle-ligament damage. He was pretty good, totaling 208 yards on his 49 rushing attempts, not to mention hauling in seven of eight targets for 59 yards through the air, but it remains to be seen how he is used in Seattle's running game for 2018. He could perhaps develop into a fine FLEX option.

  • Posted: 12/13/2017 10:50pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (ankle, leg) has resumed running, according to head coach Pete Carroll, who hopes Carson can return to practice next week.

    Huddle Up: Carroll acknowledged a Carson return could be optimistic, but if your RB situation is grim you can at least keep an eye on the rookie's status.

  • Posted: 12/8/2017 5:42pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (ankle, leg) has suffered a setback in his recovery, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

    Huddle Up: Carson was expected to practice soon but could not miss the rest of the season because of the setback. Owners in all leagues can pass on Carson this season, but he will have value next season if he receives the starting job.

  • Posted: 12/4/2017 4:00pm ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (ankle, leg) will not participate in practice this week, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

    Huddle Up: It appears that Carson has a chance to play again this season but may be back until the playoffs. Carson may not be a valuable fantasy option for the rest of this season but could be an option next season depending on his role.

  • Posted: 12/4/2017 10:30am ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (leg, ankle) is 'unbelievably ahead of schedule,' according to head coach Pete Carroll on his weekly radio show. Carroll said Carson will probably need at least two weeks of practice before he can play and is unsure whether or not he can practice this week.

    Huddle Up: The translation is Carson isn't coming back this season to help fantasy owners, but a return for the playoffs is well within reason if the always optimistic Carroll isn't pulling our chain. Mike Davis seems to have temporarily stopped the revolving door at running back that has existed Carson's injury, but Carson should have no trouble taking back the starting job when he is healthy enough to do so and should be considered a low-end RB2 in fantasy when that occurs.

  • Posted: 11/13/2017 10:30am ET

    Seattle Seahawks RB Chris Carson (leg, ankle) has 'a chance' to return from the Reserve/Injured list sometime in December, according to head coach Pete Carroll.

    Huddle Up: Carroll typically sees sunshine when most see clouds when it comes to injuries, so owners should be highly skeptical of this report. Carson reportedly suffered a fractured leg in addition to a high-ankle sprain, so it is highly possible he may not even be able to play in the postseason. However, if positive reports continued to come out of Seattle regarding his status, he was performing like a RB2 before getting hurt and the only Seahawk running back to experience any kind of success this season.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @DEN 7 51 0 3 28 0
2 @CHI 6 24 0 0 0 0
3 DAL 32 102 1 2 22 0
5 LAR 19 116 0 1 11 0
6 @OAK 14 59 0 0 0 0

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @GB 6 39 0 1 10 0
2 SF 20 93 0 1 7 0
3 @TEN 11 34 0 2 18 1
4 IND 12 42 0 3 24 0

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