Chase Edmonds

Chase Edmonds

25-Year-Old Running BackRB
Arizona Cardinals
2021 Fantasy Outlook
Unlike the season before, a significant portion of Edmonds' 2020 production wasn't piled into a single game. Working in tandem with Kenyan Drake, Edmonds only topped 12 touches in one game while Drake was healthy, and only reached triple-digit scrimmage yards in one of those games as well. Even when Drake was out Week 9 against Miami, Edmonds turned 25 carries and three catches into only 88 total yards. A fourth-round pick in 2018, the Fordham product is solid at 
5-9, 210, and he runs with good power and burst. He's shown a three-down skill set, and Edmonds has also flashed some upside in his limited opportunities to handle a large volume, but for the most part he's looked like a player better served in a tandem or committee than working as a true No. 1. The Cardinals seemingly agreed, and after letting Drake walk in free agency they quickly added former Steelers lead back James Conner. Conner's injury history should give Edmonds chances to make an occasional impact, but given his own skills, there's no clear early/passing-down distinction between them. That might improve the offense's efficiency and ability to deceive defenses, but a split workload when both RBs are healthy won't do any favors for their numbers. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $2.91 million contract with the Cardinals in May of 2018.
Quiet end to campaign
RBArizona Cardinals
January 17, 2022
Edmonds rushed eight times for 28 yards and failed to catch his only target in Monday night's 34-11 wild-card round loss to the Rams.
ANALYSIS
Edmonds played despite dealing with rib and toe injuries recently, alternating time with fellow banged-up tailback James Conner (ribs) and Eno Benjamin. Although Edmonds led the team in rushes and yards on the ground, his totals were nothing special, and it was Conner who scored Arizona's lone touchdown with a two-yard rush during the third quarter. Despite missing five games, Edmonds was a strong complement to Conner during the regular season, posting career highs in carries (116) and rushing yards (592) while scoring twice. He also caught 43 of 53 targets for 311 yards. After that uptick in production, the 2018 fourth-rounder is slated to enter free agency this offseason, making it unclear whether his career will continue with the Cardinals or not.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Chase Edmonds' 2021 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.
  • % Targeted On Route
    Targets divided by total routes run. Also known as TPRR.
  • Avg Yds Per Route Run
    Receiving yards divided by total routes run. Also known as YPRR.
Broken Tackle %
10.3%
 
Positive Run %
85.3%
 
% Yds After Contact
40.5%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
2.1
 
Rushing TD %
1.7%
 
Touches Per Game
13.3
 
% Snaps w/Touch
34.9%
 
Air Yards Per Game
-0.8
 
Air Yards Per Snap
-0.02
 
% Team Air Yards
-0.2%
 
% Team Targets
9.2%
 
Avg Depth of Target
-0.2 Yds
 
Catch Rate
81.1%
 
Drop Rate
5.7%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
8.0
 
% Targeted On Route
21.1%
 
Avg Yds Per Route Run
1.24
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Measurables Review
How do Chase Edmonds' measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics 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.
Height
5' 9"
 
Weight
210 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.50 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.07 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.79 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.0 in
 
Broad Jump
122 in
 
Bench Press
19 reps
 
Hand Length
9.13 in
 
Arm Length
31.13 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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2019
2018
For one brief, shining moment between David Johnson's uninspiring reign and the arrival of Kenyan Drake, Edmonds looked like a superstar, erupting for 150 yards and three TDs Week 7 against the Giants. That game ended up accounting for more than a third of his total yards, however, as he strained his hamstring the following week and found touches hard to come by behind Drake at the end of the season. Edmonds offers three-down potential, combining good power, vision and elusiveness with soft hands, and while he lacks breakaway speed, he's still dangerous in the open field. Avoiding injuries has been an issue for Edmonds dating to college, however, so while he's already demonstrated he can be a weapon as the lead back in short bursts, he's better suited to a depth role than a full-time starting gig. With Drake heading the backfield and 2020 seventh-round pick Eno Benjamin joining the mix, Edmonds likely will have to make up in efficiency what he lacks in volume.
Edmonds' landing spot in the aftermath of the 2018 draft wasn't ideal for production, what with workhorse David Johnson in front of him. Furthermore, Arizona was finding itself after Bruce Arians' retirement. Due to the presence of Johnson, Edmonds wasn't projected to have much of a role in the Cardinals offense, but two coordinators later, this unit ended the year ranked last in both points and yards. Such a finish had a residual effect on the skill positions, and despite getting 21 percent of the offensive snaps, Edmonds managed 311 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns on 80 touches as a rookie. With Johnson still on board as the No. 1 RB, Edmonds isn't expected to receive much more work, but a new scheme under coach Kliff Kingsbury may help the offense approach its potential, even those (like Edmonds) further down the depth chart.
In the wake of David Johnson's lost season due to a dislocated wrist, the Cardinals made a concerted effort to overhaul the depth behind him this offseason. Both Adrian Peterson (released) and Kerwynn Williams (unrestricted free agent) were sent packing, and while Elijhaa Penny was kept around, the new coaching staff led by Steve Wilks decided to move Penny from tailback to fullback during the offseason. With unknown entities in 2017 fifth-rounder T.J. Logan and the undrafted D.J. Foster the only other true running backs on the roster, the front office took a chance on Edmonds in the fourth round of this year's draft. Edmonds theoretically brings the total package to the pros, but almost all of his production at Fordham came against FCS competition. His profile is nonetheless impressive, featuring 5,862 rushing yards, 905 receiving yards and a subdivision record 74 touchdowns. Edmonds is unlikely to get more than a few touches per week so long as Johnson stays healthy, but the rookie does at least offer the most potential among the handcuff options in Arizona. Edmonds likely will need to prove competent as a pass catcher and pass blocker in order to beat out Foster and Logan for the No. 2 job.
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To vie with Conner for touches
RBArizona Cardinals
January 17, 2022
Edmonds (ribs/toe) will be joined by James Conner (ribs) in the Cardinals backfield for Monday's wild-card game against the Rams, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
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Ready for playoff opener
RBArizona Cardinals
January 15, 2022
Edmonds (ribs/toe) doesn't have a designation for Monday's wild-card game at the Rams, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
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Remains limited at practice
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Ribs
January 14, 2022
Edmonds (ribs) was a limited participant in Friday's practice, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
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Puts in limited practice
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Ribs
January 13, 2022
Edmonds (ribs/toe) practiced in a limited fashion Thursday, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
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Should practice Thursday
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Ribs
January 12, 2022
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury expects Edmonds (ribs) to be tested at Thursday's practice, Dana Scott of The Arizona Republic reports.
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