Show Navigation
Show Menu

Ty Johnson Fantasy Football News | Shark Bites

Fantasy Football News 2022

Most Recent Fantasy Football News & Updates

Jets RB Michael Carter suffered an ankle injury in the 2nd half of Sunday's game vs. the Bears and is officially doubtful to return. With RB James Robinson scratched, New York is down to RBs Zonovan Knight and Ty Johnson.

Jets RB James Robinson is a healthy scratch for today's game vs. the Bears. RBs Michael Carter, Ty Johnson and Zonovan Knight are dressed for New York. Robinson's absence is a slight boost to Carter's Week 12 fantasy stock.

Jets RB Michael Carter got the bulk of the backfield snaps in Sunday's loss to the Patriots, the 1st game since Breece Hall's ACL tear. He played 1 more snap than the combined total for Ty Johnson and James Robinson. The carry counts made it look closer. Carter's 7 rushes (for 26 yards) led the group, with Robinson taking 5 (for 17) and Johnson 2 (for 6). Carter dominated receiving opportunities, tying for 2nd on the team with 7 targets. he caught 4 for 35 yards. Johnson (2) and Robinson (1) combined for no receptions on 3 targets. We're betting on Carter as the touch leader going forward, even if Robinson works into more playing time. We'd also bet on the backfield continuing to be unexciting. Week 9 brings a terrible matchup for everything on offense, with Buffalo coming to town.

In a game that likely saw rookie RB Breece Hall suffer an ACL tear, Jets RB Michael Carter gained just 29 yards on his team-leading 13 carries (2.2 per attempt). Carter did add 45 receiving yards on 2 receptions. Most of that came on a single 37-yard catch. Carter figures to lead the backfield going forward, with Ty Johnson the current #2. There are options available on the trade market, though, and we wouldn't be surprised to see the 5-2 Jets add someone there. Johnson carried 1 time for 3 yards and caught 1 pass for 6 yards in Sunday's win over Denver.

Forced to play from behind in the 4th quarter, the Jets fed RB Breece Hall only 8 touches in Week 2. The rookie rushed 7 times for 50 yards, including a 23-yarder that showed off his plus vision, balance and burst. He was stuffed for a loss on the next play — a goal line chance — but later scored on a swing pass where the Browns defense failed to guard him. On the day, RB Michael Carter matched Hall in carries. Carter also topped the rookie 5-1 in targets, with Ty Johnson even mixing in for 3 targets. So until his usage improves, Hall will remain an RB3 for the foreseeable future. Next up is a home date with the Bengals.

Jets RB Michael Carter sustained a concussion in the 1st half of Sunday's game vs. the Bucs. We'll see if he can make it back for Week 18. With RB Tevin Coleman out on the COVID list, the Jets are down to RBs Ty Johnson and Austin Walter.

11:33am EST 12/19/21

Jets RB Michael Carter (ankle) is active for today’s game vs. the Dolphins. It’ll be his first action since suffering a high-ankle sprain back in Week 11. HC Robert Saleh said this week that Carter will play a "significant role" today. He'd averaged 13 carries and 6.2 targets across his last 6 healthy games. Don’t expect that many targets with Zach Wilson under center, but 13 carries is a fair projection. RBs Ty Johnson and La’Mical Perine are healthy scratches today, leaving Tevin Coleman and Austin Walter behind Carter.

Jets RB Tevin Coleman (concussion) is out for Sunday's game vs. the Saints. He's led New York's Michael Carter-less backfield with 27 carries over the past 2 weeks. With Carter still out, we're expecting La'Mical Perine to join Ty Johnson and Austin Walter in a 3-man committee this weekend. It's a situation to avoid against the league's #1 RB defense.

Jets RB Tevin Coleman (concussion) remained sidelined on Thursday. He still has multiple stages of the protocol to pass through and looks unlikely to play vs. the Saints this weekend. The Jets still figure to roll with a 3-man committee with Ty Johnson, Austin Walter and La'Mical Perine. It's a backfield to avoid vs. the Saints' top-ranked RB defense.

Jets RB Tevin Coleman is in concussion protocol, HC Robert Saleh said Wednesday. So Coleman is suddenly iffy for this weekend's game vs. the Saints. He's operated as New York's lead back the past 2 weeks, ahead of RBs Ty Johnson and Austin Walter. RB Michael Carter (ankle) isn't eligible to come off IR until Week 15.

The Jets have placed RB Michael Carter on IR. He sprained an ankle last week and has been expected to miss at least 2 games. This designation means Carter will miss at least 3 contests. He can now return for the Week 15 rematch with Miami at the earliest.

Jets RB Michael Carter (ankle) is out for Sunday’s game vs. the Texans. The rookie is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with his high-ankle sprain. His absence leaves New York’s backfield to Ty Johnson and Tevin Coleman. We’re expecting carries to be split fairly evenly, but Johnson should dominate passing-game work.

Jets RB Michael Carter is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a "low-grade" high-ankle sprain, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. So the rookie figures to miss Week 12 vs. the Texans and Week 13 vs. the Eagles. We'll see if he can make it back for Week 14 vs. the Saints. Carter is worth stashing on fantasy benches for the stretch run. His absence leaves Ty Johnson and Tevin Coleman as New York's top 2 RBs. Carries could be split fairly evenly between them, but Johnson should dominate pass-catching work and is the superior fantasy play.

Jets RB Tevin Coleman (hamstring) is out for Thursday night's game vs. the Colts. That'll again leave the backfield to RBs Michael Carter and Ty Johnson.

Jets RB Tevin Coleman (hamstring) is out for Sunday's game vs. the Bengals. That'll again leave the backfield to RBs Michael Carter and Ty Johnson. With Coleman out last week, Carter handled 11 carries and 9 targets; Johnson 5 carries and 7 targets. Carter is a volume-based RB3 or flex play in Week 8.

11:31am EDT 10/24/21

Jets RB Tevin Coleman (hamstring) is inactive for today’s game against the Patriots. He leaves a handful of touches behind for RBs Michael Carter and Ty Johnson.

Jets RB Tevin Coleman (hamstring) is questionable for this weekend's game vs. the Patriots. He was added to the injury report on Friday, so it looks like he hurt his hamstring then. Coleman is well off the fantasy radar, but his absence would leave a handful of touches behind for RBs Michael Carter and Ty Johnson.

Jets RB Tevin Coleman is out for Sunday's game against the Broncos with a non-COVID illness. He played just 10% of the snaps and handled 5 carries and 0 targets last week, so his absence leaves behind just a little more work for RBs Michael Carter and Ty Johnson.

1:08pm EDT 8/31/21

The Jets have released RB Josh Adams. It's not a surprising drop given Adams' total lack of summer buzz, but it takes 1 player with some NFL experience out of the team's crowded backfield. We wouldn't be shocked if Adams gets a shot elsewhere, but he's not a fantasy factor until further notice.

The Jets rested starters Friday night in their preseason finale vs. Philadelphia. That meant no action for RB Tevin Coleman. Michael Carter and Ty Johnson played, however, and Johnson took the field 1st. Carter did mix in for the 1st drive but saw just 1 carry vs. 5 for Johnson. The work evened out between them by halftime: 8 carries, 1 target for Johnson; 7 carries, 1 target for Carter. The rookie then sat out the 2nd half, while Johnson remained heavily involved. That last point could be a positive for Carter. But he's clearly opening the year at least behind Coleman. Keep that in mind as you decide where to draft any Jets RBs over the next couple of weeks.

Dominate your Fantasy League with

the Ultimate Tool Stack

In the heat of a draft, you want as much intel as possible. The key is integrating that into one simple, powerful tool.

Dominate your Fantasy League with

the Ultimate Tool Stack

In the heat of a draft, you want as much intel as possible. The key is integrating that into one simple, powerful tool.
3D Projections

3D Projections

3D Projections: True Dimension of Every Player’s Potential

Based on our award-winning projections, an axis of data points give insights far deeper than a ranking

View Our Accuracy Awards View Our Accuracy Awards »

Advice Draft Strategy

Advice That’s Actionable on Draft Day

Round-by-Round Draft Strategy Guides, Sleepers, Undervalued Players, Busts and Handcuffs

3D Projections

Draft War Room

Draft War Room: Intel Turned Into Killer Picks

Command your entire draft with a dynamic tool synced to your league. Updating and adapting in real time.

3D Projections

Keep Dominating Throughout The Season

Quickly find the free-agent gems, pull the trigger on the perfect trade & make the right start/sit decisions.

Keep Dominating
Draft Sharks

$6/month thereafter, billed semi-annually, one-click cancel anytime.

Turn your phone into a draft weapon with our FREE APP

Download on the App Store Get It on Google Play