Robert Turbin Fantasy News

Sunday, October 4, 2015, 2:44pm

Browns Inactives
E.J. Bibbs TE
Desmond Bryant DE
Joe Haden CB
Craig Robertson LB
Scott Soloman LB
Robert Turbin RB
KWaun Williams DB

Friday, October 2, 2015, 6:45pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle, out) took limited practice reps again Friday and is out for Week 4.

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 7:11pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle) returned to limited practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday practice.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 6:25pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 6:16pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle) was ruled out for Week 3.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 6:12pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle) was ruled out for Week 3.

Friday, September 18, 2015, 6:37pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle, out) has been ruled out for Week 2.

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 6:09pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle) was ruled out for Week 2.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 6:08pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle) was ruled out for Week 2.

Friday, September 11, 2015, 6:21pm

Browns RB Robert Turbin (ankle, out) was removed from the injury report Friday and is out for Week 1. He’s going to miss a few weeks with a bad ankle sprain.

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 6:09pm

Pro Football Talk - [Full Article]

On Friday night, there were reports from Seattle that the team was trying to trade running back Christine Michael and that they would waive running back Robert Turbin with an injured designation.

If Turbin cleared waivers, he’d revert to injured reserve but the Seahawks decided not to risk it. Turbin was placed directly on injured reserve Saturday, ending his season because of an ankle injury.

Robert Turbin has 'significant ankle sprain'

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 8:51pm

Seattle Post-Intelligencer - [Full Article]

The reasoning behind the Seattle Seahawks’ decision to bring in former Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson for a visit seemingly became clearer on Tuesday after head coach Pete Carroll revealed Robert Turbin suffered a serious ankle injury in the Hawks’ preseason matchup at San Diego on Saturday.

Speaking with reporters after Seattle’s practice in anticipation of their preseason finale Thursday, Carroll hinted that Turbin’s injury may keep him out of action for a while.

“Robert’s got a sprained ankle,” Carroll said. “It’s a significant ankle sprain. We have to see what that means. He feels pretty good about it, but it definitely showed up on the MRI and all that.”

The fourth-year pro carried five times for 19 yards against the Chargers, last touching the ball on a 6-yard loss from the San Diego 9-yard line following a 29-yard run from Christine Michael.

Fantasy Impact:

Carroll said that Turbin got “whacked” and “rolled up on,” and that there was timetable for Turbin’s return. Carroll also said that the injury wasn’t the only reason they decided to bring in Jackson for a visit after he was released by the Bills on Monday. But now it at least makes a lot more sense.

Making sense of Seattle's potential Fred Jackson signing

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 2:44pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

The Seahawks currently have Robert Turbin and Christine Michael backing up Marshawn Lynch, but neither guy has taken a firm grasp of the backup role this preseason. Turbin's carried the ball 16 times for 36 yards (2.3 YPC) and has failed to manage a run longer than 8 yards. Michael is averaging 3.3 YPC on 24 attempts, and 29 of his 79 yards came on one play. On the other 23 runs, he's averaged just 2.2 YPC.

Clearly, the Seahawks feel like they need an option to complement Lynch, and that's where Fred Jackson's skill set makes some sense. The veteran's best days are behind him, but he is dependable in pass protection and comfortable as a receiving option. He had a career high 66 catches last year for 501 yards.

As for the players on the roster, Jackson signing would potentially impact Michael and/or Turbin. Michael, a second-round pick in 2013, is signed through 2016 on his rookie deal but has not been the consistent complement the coaches seem to be looking for. Turbin, a fourth-round pick in 2012, is scheduled to become a free agent after the 2015 season.

Fantasy Impact:

Jackson played 58.2 percent of Buffalo's offensive snaps last season. And the majority of those snaps (68.2 percent) were passing plays, the story said. He showed good hands with just two drops on 82 targets. Lynch played 737 snaps last year, sixth-most among running backs. It seems that Jackson could be used to spell him on obvious passing downs and be a legit threat out of the backfield. Should the Seahawks sign Jackson, they could look to part ways with either Michael or Turbin. It's also possible that they'd keep all three guys in addition to Lynch and go with four running backs along with a fullback.

Monday, August 31, 2015, 8:24pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

It is probably going to take the team a few regular season games to figure out how the Seahawks want to use tight end Jimmy Graham.

He had two catches for 24 yards on five targets Saturday night. Graham has played 52 preseason snaps, and he's been used as a run blocker 36.5 percent of the time. The results have been mixed.

On an early Marshawn Lynch 3rd-and-1 carry, the Seahawks didn't generate any kind of push, and Graham let a defender slip past him as the run was stopped short of a first down. He did a good job on Robert Turbin's 7-yard run in the first.

But in the third, Graham looked like he was unsure of which defender to block, and a defensive lineman went right past him in the red zone to drop Turbin for a 7-yard loss. In other words, Graham appears to be a work in progress as a run blocker.

Fantasy Impact:

If the Seahawks can keep Graham on the field in running situations, it will only help to open the passing game for play-action passes which is where Graham could thrive.

Seahawks RB Robert Turbin recovering from hip surgery

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 5:38pm

Seattle Times - [Full Article]

Seattle running back Robert Turbin had surgery recently on his hip, the team has confirmed. first reported the news.

But the expectation is that Turbin will be ready for the 2015 season, and likely ready for the beginning of training camp in late July.

Fantasy Impact:

Turbin should continue as Marshawn Lynch's backup, much to the chagrin of Christine Michael owners.

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