J.D. McKissic
J.D. McKissic
26-Year-Old Running BackRB
Washington Redskins
2019 Fantasy Outlook
McKissic made some noise in 2017 with 453 scrimmage yards and three TDs on 80 touches, but he was a non-factor a year ago following the addition of first-round pick Rashaad Penny to the backfield alongside starter Chris Carson. McKissic could get on the field more this season with the departure of Mike Davis in free agency, not to mention C.J. Prosise's next inevitable injury. The best-case scenario for McKissic is a role on passing downs, while the worst-case scenario is losing his roster spot to 2019 sixth-round pick Travis Homer. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $3.25 million contract with the Redskins in March of 2020.
Lands in Washington
RBWashington Redskins
March 18, 2020
McKissic agreed Wednesday with the Redskins on a two-year contract, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
ANALYSIS
McKissic played all 16 games with the Lions last season, finishing with 38 carries for 205 yards (5.4 yards per carry) and 34 receptions for 233 yards and a score. With Derrius Guice and Adrian Peterson leading Washington's backfield, McKissic will likely work as a pass-catching option. He likely won't have consistent fantasy value unless Guice or Peterson are injured.
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How do J.D. McKissic's 2019 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Broken Tackle %
10.5%
 
Positive Run %
84.2%
 
% Yds After Contact
57.6%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
3.1
 
Rushing TD %
0.0%
 
Touches Per Game
4.5
 
% Snaps w/Touch
27.5%
 
Air Yards Per Game
0.2
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.01
 
% Team Air Yards
0.1%
 
% Team Targets
7.6%
 
Avg Depth of Target
0.1 Yds
 
Catch Rate
81.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
7.1
 
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% of Team Snaps

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2018 Fantasy Outlook
After barely playing as a rookie in 2016, McKissic made his way onto the game-day roster in Week 4 and never looked back, finishing the year as the Seahawks' main receiving option out of the backfield. At 5-10, 195, the converted college wideout lacks the size to be an every-down running back in the NFL, but he's a mismatch against linebackers given his sharp routes and elusiveness, and he showed he can contribute on the ground when he took his first carry of the season 30 yards for a score. McKissic was trying to beat out C.J. Prosise for a role on passing downs, but a Jones fracture suffered in late August ended McKissic's bid.
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Becomes free agent
RBFree Agent
March 18, 2020
McKissic became an unrestricted free agent Wednesday after the Lions opted not to extend him a contract tender, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.
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Small role in season finale
RBDetroit Lions
December 30, 2019
McKissic didn't have a rushing attempt and caught one of two targets for four yards during Sunday's 23-20 loss to Green Bay.
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No touches against Broncos
RBDetroit Lions
December 23, 2019
McKissic did not record a carry or reception during Sunday's 27-17 loss to the Broncos.
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Ready for Week 16
RBDetroit Lions
December 18, 2019
McKissic (stinger) isn't listed on Wednesday's injury report.
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Done for the day
RBDetroit Lions
Neck
December 15, 2019
McKissic (stinger) is ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's tilt against the Buccaneers.
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