• D'Ernest Johnson

  • RB
  • , Cleveland Browns
  • 26
  • 208 lbs
  • 5' 10"
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Draft note
by John Paulsen
D’Ernest Johnson, Browns Johnson was really efficient last season. He rushed for 534 yards on 100 carries (5.34 YPC), finishing seventh in yards after contact per attempt and fifth in broken tackles per attempt, per Pro Football Reference. He also caught 19-of-25 targets for 137 yards. In the three games that he played starter’s snaps, he averaged 25.3 touches for 153 yards and 0.67 touchdowns per game. Johnson is just a good running back. Even though he’s third in the pecking order for touches in the Cleveland backfield, he’s a good late-round target since one injury to Nick Chubb or Kareem Hunt could thrust him into a 13- to 15-touch role.

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Scouting report

by Frank Ammirante

CLE RB D'Ernest Johnson - Week 10 Fantasy Football Outlook

Week 10 at Patriots

D'Ernest Johnson looks likely to be thrust into the lead role once again with Nick Chubb dealing with COVID-19 and Kareem Hunt on injured reserve. Johnson looked highly impressive against the Broncos back in Week 7, rushing 22 times for 146 yards and a touchdown while catching both of his targets for 22 yards.

Johnson has a good matchup against a Patriots defense that ranks 22nd in aFPA. The Browns have the best running game in football, ranking 3rd in Adjusted Line Yards and 1st in rush DVOA. You have to love the volume and situation for Johnson, so fire him up as an upside RB2 in this spot.

2022 Strength of Schedule - CLE

W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17W18
14
@CAR
32
NYJ
24
PIT
27
@ATL
29
LAC
17
NE
6
@BAL
18
CIN
BYE11
@MIA
21
@BUF
5
TB
30
@HOU
18
@CIN
6
BAL
1
NO
15
@WAS
24
@PIT

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

Game Stats

WeekOppRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPCRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPRSTDPPRSnaps%
1@KC00000.0000000.000.00.00/590.0%
2HOU00000.0000000.000.00.03/614.9%
3CHI29004.5000000.000.90.95/816.2%
4@MIN00000.0000000.000.00.00/780.0%
5@LAC00000.0000000.000.00.00/720.0%
6ARI12002.0017017.000.91.912/5920.3%
7DEN22146106.642220211.0022.824.849/7169.0%
8PIT422105.5017037.008.99.918/5930.5%
9@CIN816002.0000000.001.61.616/4833.3%
10@NE1999005.21758088.2915.722.752/5988.1%
11DET526005.2000000.002.62.626/7435.1%
12@BAL00000.0000000.000.00.06/6010.0%
13BYE--------------
14BAL422005.5017017.002.93.914/6521.5%
15LV1-200-2.00417044.251.55.518/5632.1%
16@GB4580014.5018028.006.67.626/6838.2%
17@PIT513002.6011031.001.42.439/7154.9%
18CIN25123104.921100110.0019.320.347/6671.2%
Per game7.1438.140.2105.341.369.7901.797.216.087.4423.64/64.1436.83%
Totals100534305.34191370257.2185.1104.1331/110736.83%