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The Redskins stopped LSU RB Derrius Guice’s slide, taking him with the 59th overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. Guice reportedly slipped due to a bad pre-draft process which included missing meetings and workouts. Off-field stuff aside, he’s a borderline 1st-round talent. Guice was uber-productive on the ground for the Tigers, totaling 3,074 yards and 29 TDs on a 6.5 yards-per-carry average over the past 3 seasons. He ripped off 7.8 yards per carry across 2015 and 2016 in the same backfield as Leonard Fournette, who averaged 6.5 in those 2 seasons (although Fournette played through an ankle injury in 2016). Guice dealt a knee injury last year and saw his yards per carry dip to 5.3. When healthy, though, this guy is a explosive, tenacious runner who’s drawn Marshawn Lynch comps. The biggest question with Guice is his pass-catching ability. He caught just 32 balls over the past 3 seasons — although it’s worth noting that this current LSU offense doesn’t use its RBs in the passing game. Fournette, for example, totaled 40 receptions in 3 college seasons and then caught 36 balls as a rookie. This is a nice landing spot for Guice, who will only need to beat out Samaje Perine and Rob Kelley for the lead ball-carrying role. RB Chris Thompson will continue to dominate the pass-catching work.

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Police arrested RB Derrius Guice on Friday afternoon on domestic violence-related charges. According to The Washington Post, Guice faces 1 count of strangulation (a felony), 3 counts of assault and battery and 1 count of destruction of property. Washington swiftly announced that it had released Guice. Unless these charges somehow prove to be baseless, don't expect Guice to be on a roster for the coming NFL season. Adrian Peterson now looks like the lead ball-carrier for Washington, with Antonio Gibson, Bryce Love, Peyton Barber as his current competition. We'll see if the team adds a free agent (*cough* Devonta Freeman *cough*).

5:12pm EST 12/10/19

The Redskins have placed RB Derrius Guice on IR with his sprained MCL. Smart move for the 3-10 Redskins to just shelve Guice for the final 3 games. This injury isn't serious and shouldn't impact his 2020 offseason -- but durability remains a major concern with Guice. On the other hand, he flashed his immense talent in limited action this year, averaging a big 5.8 yards per carry. He'll be 1 of the bigger risk/reward picks in 2020 fantasy drafts.

Redskins RB Derrius Guice has been diagnosed with a sprained MCL, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Guice has already been ruled out for Week 15. And Rapoport confirms that Washington "will be cautious -- so [Guice] may not play again this season." The good news is that the injury shouldn't impact Guice's offseason.

Washington HC Bill Callahan said Monday that RB Derrius Guice will not play against the Eagles in Week 15, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. That's no surprise after Guice sprained a knee ligament in Sunday's loss to the Packers. We'll see if the team brings him back over the final 2 weeks. Adrian Peterson isn't an exciting option against a tough Philly run D, but he should be in for a full rushing workload. That alone makes him a low-end RB2 candidate for fantasy.

Redskins RB Derrius Guice is believed to be dealing with a sprained left MCL, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The severity of that sprain will determine how long Guice is sidelined. It's worth noting that this is the same knee in which he tore the ACL last year. With nothing to play for, the Redskins would be wise to play it safe with Guice. Fantasy owners shouldn't be counting on him the rest of the way.

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