Kerryon Johnson, RB Detroit Lions

General Info

  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 212 lbs
  • DOB: 06-30-1997
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Most Recent News

Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:30pm

Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 7. Kerryon Johnson (ankle) took full practice reps all week. With Riddick out, Johnson *should* see most of the receptions in the Lions’ backfield. He should see 12+ carries with 4-5 catches as well.

Scouting Report

Week 7 at Miami Dolphins

Two weeks ago, versus Green Bay, Kerryon Johnson led the team with 70 yards on 12 carries. In his first five games as a pro, he is averaging 71 scrimmage yards and has been the RB the Lions have been anticipating for several years. While he has just one TD so far, Johnson will continue to receive more playing time. The Dolphins are allowing 118 yards per game on the ground making the rookie an RB2 option.

2018 Strength of Schedule - DET
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
20
NYJ
21
@SF
25
NE
9
@DAL
18
GB
BYE30
@MIA
10
SEA
5
@MIN
8
@CHI
11
CAR
8
CHI
6
LAR
32
@ARI
23
@BUF
5
MIN
18
@GB

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

2018 Game Stats
WeekOppRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPCRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPRSTDPPRSnaps%
1NYJ517003.40320036.673.76.716/7022.9%
2@SF843005.38523064.606.611.636/7746.8%
3NE16101006.3129034.5011.013.033/7444.6%
4@DAL955106.1111011.0011.612.620/5437.0%
5GB1270005.83215027.508.510.529/6246.8%
6BYE--------------
Per game10.0057.200.2005.722.6013.6003.005.238.2810.8826.80/67.4039.60%
Totals50286105.7213680155.2341.454.4134/33739.60%