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Jerick McKinnon
KC

RB KC

#95 Running Back

23 Projected Points

ADP: 29.11
Bye: 12
Experience: 7 Yr(s)
Age: 29
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 209
40 Time: 4.37

Injury Predictor Injury Predictor

Medium Risk

Chance of Injury in 2021

61%

% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game

5.4%

1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2021

1.80

Durability

2

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

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Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Oct 23, 2016 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 McKinnon injured his ankle but returned. He later aggravated it and missed the rest of the game and Week 8.
Aug 12, 2018 NFL Leg Calf Strain McKinnon went down in practice with a right calf strain.
Sep 1, 2018 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 McKinnon tore the ACL in his right knee in practice on September 1. He later said that he also tore "other stuff" in the knee.
Aug 27, 2019 NFL Knee LCL Tear Grade 3 Jerick McKinnon missed all of 2019 season with a knee issues

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According to SB Nation's Arrowhead Pride blog, the Chiefs "have their No. 1 and No. 2 backs in place in starter Clyde Edwards-Helaire and third-down back Darrel Williams." That would leave Jerick McKinnon fighting for 3rd on the depth chart, with Elijah McGuire, Darwin Thompson and Derrick Gore as competitors. This might be more opinion than fact, but it's also likely based on the team's usage of its RBs so far in training camp. If you're drafting, Darrel Williams should be the 2nd Chiefs RB off the board. Don't get too high on anyone other than CEH at the position for K.C., though. There's also still the possibility that the Chiefs add another RB.

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The Chiefs are signing RB Jerick McKinnon, according to NFL Network's Peter Schrager. We'll see about the contract details, but we'd expect some sort of low-risk 1-year deal. McKinnon averaged just 5.1 carries and 2.1 receptions per game with the 49ers last season, after losing 2 years to an ACL tear (plus complications). McKinnon figures to compete with Darwin Thompson and Darrel Williams for roster spots. We'll see how the backfield sorts out -- and whether Kansas City adds a RB in the draft -- but aren't interested in McKinnon for best-ball drafts right now.

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NBC Sports' Matt Maiocco believes Jerick McKinnon is in line to be the 49ers' passing-down back in 2020. "McKinnon gives the 49ers something they previously lacked: A legitimate route-runner and third-down option out of the backfield," Maiocco writes. "If he’s healthy, McKinnon will have a spot on the team." Injuries have prevented McKinnon from playing a single game for the 49ers since they signed him ahead of the 2018 campaign. But San Francisco restructured his deal this offseason and evidently still has plans for him. McKinnon caught 94 balls over his final 2 seasons in Minnesota. Maiocco adds that Matt Breida is the 49ers RB most likely to be off the roster come Week 1.

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The 49ers have opted to place RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) on season-ending injured reserve, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. That leaves Tevin Coleman and Matt Breida as the team's clear top 2 RBs. Raheem Mostert is 3rd on the depth chart.

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The 49ers are placing RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) on IR, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. It's unclear if McKinnon has a shot to play the 2nd half of the season as a designated-to-return player. Rapoport hears that McKinnon might have had another procedure on that troublesome knee. We'll keep an eye on him, but McKinnon isn't worth stashing in fantasy leagues that don't have an IR spot. RBs Tevin Coleman (5.09) and Matt Breida (8.02) are both worth considering at ADP.

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