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Doug Martin

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Running Back

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 223

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2012TBB1631914544.56110494729.631036819261
2013TBB61274563.591012665.50001395221
Average:2239554603126981025412241
Total:446191041206153881050724482

Buccaneers | Doug Martin sitting Saturday

Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:08:35 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ribs) will not play Saturday, Aug. 20, against the Jacksonville Jaguars due to bruised ribs. The decision is strictly precautionary and Martin is expected to play against the Cleveland Browns next week.

Fantasy Tip: Not a huge deal. The Buccaneers want their running back fresh and healthy when the regular season begins. Martin was second in the NFL in rushing yards last year (1,402), and while his PPR value is hindered by Charles Sims, he's still a borderline RB1 option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Rick Stroud

Buccaneers | Doug Martin has tough draw for opener

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 16:14:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin averaged just 3.5 yards per carry against the Atlanta Falcons last season, and he'll face them in Week 1. He had 48 carries for 166 yards and a touchdown.

Fantasy Tip: Martin figures to have a featured role again after cashing in during the offseason, but he'll have company in the backfield. Charles Sims is expected to have a larger role this year. Martin slots in as a low-end RB1, but he'll have significant risk after last year's breakout leading to a big contract. Can he remain motivated to do it again? That's the question you'll have to answer on draft day.

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Buccaneers | J.R. Sweezy ready to pave the way

Sun, 13 Mar 2016 18:56:59 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG J.R. Sweezy said he loves run blocking and is ready to help open lanes for RB Doug Martin.

Fantasy Tip: Health is the only question mark for Martin, but as the lead back for an up-and-coming offense, he is worth drafting as a high-end RB1.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: PewterReport.com - Zach Shapiro

Buccaneers | Doug Martin contract details

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:39:45 -0800

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin's five-year, $35.75 million deal includes $15 million in guaranteed money and $7.25 on average over three years. The maximum value of the deal is $42.5 million.

Fantasy Tip: As stated earlier, Martin was an elite running back last season in both real football and fake football. If he can maintain good health, Martin should be in the RB1 conversation in 2016.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Buccaneers | Doug Martin, Bucs agree to deal

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:30:31 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers impending free-agent RB Doug Martin and the Buccaneers have agreed on a five-year, $35 million deal, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Martin is coming off a comeback campaign last year in which he ran for over 1,400 yards and six touchdowns. His 1,402 rushing yards were second in the NFL to Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Martin should be used plenty again next season under new offensive-minded head coach Dirk Koetter. Martin remains in RB1 territory as long as he stays healthy.

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Buccaneers | Bucs near deal with Doug Martin

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 21:32:42 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and free-agent RB Doug Martin are believed to be nearing a deal for around $6.85 million per season. Length of the deal is undisclosed.

Fantasy Tip: Martin finished second in the NFL in rushing yardage to Minnesota's Adrian Peterson and is about to get paid. However, he has had mixed results in his four years to date, lighting it up in his rookie season, followed by two injury-plagued seasons, and then a great 2015. If he remains healthy he is obviously a top-flight fantasy option, but have depth on hand in his brittle Doug shows up after having his wallet fattened.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Rick Stroud

Jaguars | Jacksonville looking for running back

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 12:10:41 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be a wild card in free agency when going after running backs, and they've been linked to Miami Dolphins impending free-agent RB Lamar Miller, New York Jets impending free-agent RB Chris Ivory and Tampa Bay Buccaneers impending free-agent RB Doug Martin. The Jaguars have a ton of money available this year.

Fantasy Tip: The Jags have confidence in second-year player T.J. Yeldon as a three-down back, but they wouldn't mind pairing another runner with him in the backfield. If Jacksonville brings someone else in, that'll obviously hurt Yeldon's fantasy value and make him more of an RB3 or 4.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

49ers | Doug Martin an option for SF?

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 11:57:52 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers are a team to watch in the sweepstakes for Tampa Bay Buccaneers impending free-agent RB Doug Martin.

Fantasy Tip: Martin would have to split time with Carlos Hyde, which could drag both runners' fantasy value down. But under new head coach Chip Kelly's up-tempo offensive scheme, both could be solid second fantasy rushers, with Martin potentially being a low-end RB1.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Buccaneers | Chris Ivory of interest to Bucs

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 15:54:41 -0800

New York Jets impending free-agent RB Chris Ivory is of interest to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers if Buccaneers impending free-agent RB Doug Martin does not re-sign.

Fantasy Tip: Both teams will be in dire need of a running back if Ivory and Martin leave their respective squads. Martin and Ivory are considered the two top free-agent running backs this year. Both will be fringe RB1s depending on who they play for next.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Rick Stroud

Buccaneers | Doug Martin hits the market

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 09:13:20 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers impending free-agent RB Doug Martin is hitting the free-agent market, and at least six teams are already interested in his services. The Bucs remain intent on re-signing him.

Fantasy Tip: Martin finished 2015 second in the league in rushing behind Adrian Peterson, and he should remain an RB1 no matter where he lands. Coming back to Tampa would be the most appealing for his fantasy value.

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