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Devontae Booker - Injury History

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Devontae  Booker
NYG

RB NYG

#63 Running Back

62 Projected Points

ADP: Not Available
Bye: 10
Experience: 5 Yr(s)
Age: 29
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 219
40 Time: 4.56

Injury Predictor Injury Predictor

Low Risk

Chance of Injury in 2021

21%

% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game

1.4%

1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2021

0.60

Durability

5

Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable

Injury analysis powered by Draft Sharks Injury Index, formerly SIP Logo

Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Nov 14, 2015 Non-NFL Knee Meniscus Tear Booker underwent surgery on November 19.
Jun 15, 2017 NFL Hand Wrist Fracture Booker first reported wrist discomfort in June. When the pain persisted at training camp, he underwent surgery, which included 2 screws to help the healing.
Nov 7, 2021 NFL Inguinal Hip Strain Booker suffered a hip injury in the team’s Week 9 matchup against the Las Vegas Raiders

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What You Need to Know:

  • Dan Duggan of The Athletic reported that the Giants considered Booker a “priority free agent.” That’s backed up by the fact that the time signed him right at the beginning of free agency.
  • The Giants also let RB Wayne Gallman walk in free agency after he led the 2020 team in rushing.
  • As of this writing, only Ryquel Armstead, Corey Clement and 6th-round rookie Gary Brightwell sit behind Booker on the RB depth chart.
  • Booker averaged a career-low 4.9 yards per reception with the Raiders last year. He’s averaging 7.8 yards per catch for his career.
  • Booker earned his best Pro Football Focus overall and rushing grades last season.

Draft Sharks Bottom Line:

We could dig further into Booker’s numbers, but there’s really no point. He hasn’t been all that good in the NFL (or fantasy). But the Giants clearly consider him an upgrade over their entire 2020 backup plan for Barkley. So Booker’s in line to get a whole bunch of touches should Barkley go down again. He’ll need that if he’s to find meaningful fantasy value.

 

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Giants RB Devontae Booker suffered a hip injury in the 4th quarter of Sunday's game vs. the Raiders and is officially questionable to return. Stay tuned for an update.

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Giants RB Devontae Booker is a surprise healthy scratch for today's game vs. the Falcons. Booker had been serving as New York's #2 RB. That job will now fall to rookie Gary Brightwell. Booker's absence can only be good news for RB Saquon Barkley's workload.

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Giants RB Corey Clement has outplayed RB Devontae Booker in camp so far, according to insider Zack Rosenblatt. "Booker is still the top backup," Rosenblatt concedes. "But he’s not necessarily performing like it." The Giants gave Booker a 2-year, $5.5 million deal in free agency vs. Clement's 1-year deal worth a little less than a million. So the team was likely banking on Booker winning the backup job behind RB Saquon Barkley. But that contract isn't big enough to guarantee him anything. We'll continue to monitor this situation, but there's no strong handcuff to Barkley right now.

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RB Devontae Booker has inked a 2-year, $6 million deal with the Giants, per ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. Booker is coming off a solid season in Vegas that saw him average 4.5 yards per carry and haul in 17 of 21 targets. He's a reliable pass-catcher but is stretched as anything more than a change-of-pace back. That's exactly what he'll be in New York as long as Saquon Barkley makes a successful return from last year's torn ACL.

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The Raiders signed RB Devontae Booker. The former Bronco has mustered just 3.8 yards per carry over 4 NFL seasons but has averaged 8.3 yards per catch on 105 grabs. He'll compete for a pass-catching role in Las Vegas. Booker is far from a lock to make the final roster, but his addition is another sign that the Raiders aren't ready to hand RB Josh Jacobs a 3-down, workhorse role. The team has also re-signed RB Jalen Richard and drafted RB Lynn Bowden this offseason.

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