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Matt Asiata

Minnesota Vikings
Running Back

Ht: 6.11 | Wt: 220

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Vikings | Matt Asiata will be free agent

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:38:58 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata will be an unrestricted free agent Thursday, March 9, at 4 p.m. EST.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata posts 64 total yards

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 14:32:25 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata rushed for 34 yards on six carries against the Green Bay Packers in Week 16. He also caught three passes for 30 yards during the game.

Fantasy Tip: Asiata continues to share playing time with Jerick McKinnon and was more involved in the passing game in Week 16. He likely will have a similar role in Week 17 and probably should be avoided in most leagues.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata will play in Week 15

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 23:03:57 -0800

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (ankle) will be active in the team's Week 15 matchup with the Indianapolis Colts, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Fantasy Tip: The earlier news that Peterson will play and start effectively undermines any fringe value Asiata may have had. He's too risky to trot out there for your playoff game.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata listed as questionable

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 17:26:56 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 16, and is listed as questionable for Week 15.

Fantasy Tip: Asiata may be a game-time decision, so owners should check on his status closer to game time. He probably will lose some carries with Adrian Peterson back in the lineup and should be avoided in all leagues.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata takes part in practice

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:06:06 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Asiata should be part of a committee at running back in Week 15 and will receive work in short yardage and goal line situations. Asiata has some value because of his touchdown potential and could be a flex option in some deeper leagues.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata practices in full

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:25:33 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Fantasy Tip: Asiata has been sharing snaps with Jerick McKinnon over the last few months and has scored a touchdown in four of his last five games. Asiata can be a flex option in deeper leagues since he will continue to see a decent amount of carries.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata finds end zone

Sun, 11 Dec 2016 22:34:20 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata rushed 11 times for a team-high 37 yards and a touchdown in the Week 14 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He also had two catches for 14 yards on his two targets.

Fantasy Tip: Asiata and Jerick McKinnon basically split the backfield touches right down the middle. Despite the foray into the end zone, Asiata is more of a low-end RB3 in most fantasy formats.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata scores again

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 13:32:17 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata totaled 41 yards and a touchdown, including three catches, Thursday, Nov. 24.

Fantasy Tip: Asiata continues to score from close to the endzone. He has vulture several touchdowns this year and is known for being too touchdown reliant. He's more rosterable in PPR formats, but don't view his recent success as an every-week occurrence.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata on track to play

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:38:20 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 18, and is not on the injury report for Week 11.

Fantasy Tip: Asiata will continue to share work with Jerick McKinnon but does have value because he should receive the work around the goal line. Owners should be able to find better options to use and can avoid Asiata.

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Vikings | Matt Asiata takes part in practice

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:06:10 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Asiata should continue to share snaps with Jerick McKinnon during games and will see most of the work around the goal line. He has not rushed for more than 55 yards in any game this season but does have three touchdowns in the last six weeks. Owners in most leagues probably can find better options to use and can avoid Asiata.

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