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Any Given Sunday 5 Est. 2015
FFL: Preseason | NFL: Week 1
Gary Brightwell

RB NYG

College: Arizona | 3 years
Height: 6'1" | Weight: 220 lbs
Birth Date: 1999-02-28
2024 Bye Week: 11

Total Pts: 13.6
Avg Pts: 0.80
Rank: 113 RB

Free Agent

2024 RTSports Outlook

Brightwell had a hamstring injury that limited him to seven games last season. He didn't get much work even when active, rushing nine times for 19 yards. He has topped 100 total yards just once in three seasons. At this point, he is just trying to keep a roster spot as a reserve back. Brightwell is a power back that does well at getting downhill in a hurry. He is tough to bring down once he gets going. He doesn't have great moves in space, though, and won't make many defenders miss.

FANTASY OUTLOOK: Brightwell is not worth a draft pick but might be worth picking up on the waiver wire if he starts getting some consistent work. He could get around 200 total yards with a score or two.

FreeDraftGuide.com

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Week 13.10Gary Brightwell 2 receptions (2.00 pts)
Gary Brightwell 6 receiving yds (0.60 pts)
Gary Brightwell 5 rushing yds (0.50 pts)
Week 21.00Gary Brightwell 1 tackle (1.00 pts)
Week 35.60Gary Brightwell 2 receptions (2.00 pts)
Gary Brightwell 31 receiving yds (3.10 pts)
Gary Brightwell 5 rushing yds (0.50 pts)
Week 43.90Gary Brightwell 1 reception (1.00 pts)
Gary Brightwell 1 tackle (1.00 pts)
Gary Brightwell 10 receiving yds (1.00 pts)
Gary Brightwell 9 rushing yds (0.90 pts)
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Player Notes
May 30 4:20pm ET

The New York Giants waived running back Gary Brightwell (undisclosed) with an injury designation on Thursday, according to NFL.com. The former 2021 sixth-round pick by the G-Men out of Arizona has remained on the roster over the last three seasons, but his time looks to be coming to an end. So far in his career, Brightwell has rushed 41 times for 164 yards and one touchdown and caught 11 passes for 92 yards in 37 games. He played 100 snaps on special teams last year. With Brightwell out of the building, Devin Singletary, Eric Gray, and Tyrone Tracy Jr. now have less competition for touches.

From RotoBaller

Dec 20 1:20pm ET

The New York Giants are opening the 21-day practice window for running back Gary Brightwell (hamstring) and offensive lineman Matt Peart (shoulder) on Wednesday, according to head coach Brian Daboll. Both players remain on Injured Reserve, but the team will now have 21 days to officially activate them. Brightwell has been on IR since Week 7 but will now return to practice this week with the hope of being active on Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 16. The 24-year-old former sixth-round selection in 2021 has just nine rushing attempts for 19 yards and has caught five of seven targets for 47 yards in his seven games in 2023. When healthy, he'll return to being RB depth behind Saquon Barkley and Matt Breida.

From RotoBaller

Player Transactions
  • 11-Jun-2024: Gary Brightwell - WAI - The New York Giants waived RB Gary Brightwell due to injury.
  • 01-Jun-2024: Gary Brightwell - IR - The New York Giants placed RB Gary Brightwell on IR.
  • 30-May-2024: Gary Brightwell - WAI - The New York Giants waived RB Gary Brightwell.
  • 20-Dec-2023: Gary Brightwell - IRDR - The New York Giants placed RB Gary Brightwell on the IRD.
  • 28-Oct-2023: Gary Brightwell - IR - The New York Giants placed RB Gary Brightwell on injured reserve.
  • 30-Dec-2021: NYG Gary Brightwell - On IR - neck
  • 15-Nov-2021: NYG Gary Brightwell - Reinstated
  • 04-Nov-2021: NYG Gary Brightwell - Reserve, Non-Football Injury - COVID-19
  • 13-May-2021: NYG Gary Brightwell - Signed, Draft Choice - Four-year contract (through 2024)
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