Doug Martin, RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers

General Info

  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 223 lbs
  • DOB: 01-13-1989

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Bucs Beat: RB Charles Sims will get 'more carries,' but Doug Martin still the 'focal point' of the offense

Thursday, June 23, 2016, 10:47am

Pewter Report - [Full Article]

Mark Cook of the Pewter Report was asked about the Buccaneers' running game.

Question 1. Chris will Doug Martin rush for over 1,400 yards again this season?

Answer: Well he certainly is capable, but so many factors play into it actually happening. First and foremost, does he stay healthy? Secondly, will head coach Dirk Koetter rely more on the arm of Winston now that he is in his second season of the offense? There is no question Koetter understands the importance of balance, but how much did Lovie Smith’s influence have an affect on the play calling in 2015? And then there is the Charles Sims effect. I really believe we will see Sims get more carries in 2016 and that could cut into Martin’s total yardage. Of course you don’t give Martin the contract you gave him to take too many touches away from him, if any at all. It will be interesting to see how things play out, but one thing is certain, and that is, if Martin is healthy, he will be a focal point of this offense, as he should be.

Fantasy Impact:

Last year, there were 479 touches split between Martin and Sims, with Martin seeing 67% of the work to Sims' 33%. We currently project a similar split, which makes Sims our #30 RB in PPR formats, three spots higher than his current ADP. He would have upside from there if the Bucs decide to give him some of Martin's carries.

2016 Strength of Schedule - TB
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
28
@ATL
6
@ARI
22
LA
18
DEN
8
@CAR
BYE30
@SF
12
OAK
28
ATL
19
CHI
3
@KC
1
SEA
29
@SD
31
NO
26
@DAL
31
@NO
8
CAR

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2015 Game Stats
WeekOppRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCSnaps%
1TEN1152004.7312012.0029/7439.19%
2NO2178013.712200210.0039/6659.09%
3HOU1446003.290000-31/6150.82%
4CAR20106105.30537057.4038/7948.10%
5JAX24123205.123351311.6741/6761.19%
6BYE------------
7WAS19136007.163350311.6740/6363.49%
8ATL2371003.0917017.0041/7058.57%
9NYG1131012.82212046.0031/6349.21%
10DAL1863003.504400410.0045/7163.38%
11PHI27235008.700001-50/7864.10%
12IND1497006.9311031.0037/6755.22%
13ATL2595113.8015025.0049/7169.01%
14NO1181107.3615035.0028/5550.91%
15LA1891005.0616026.0052/8065.00%
16CHI1749122.8816036.0032/5657.14%
17CAR1548003.20760078.5741/7455.41%
Per game18.0087.630.380.314.792.0616.940.062.756.0839.00/68.4456.86%
Totals2881402654.87332711448.21624/109556.86%

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