College: Georgia | 2 years
Height: 5'11" | Weight: 227 lbs
Birth Date: 12/27/1995
Depth Chart: RB1.1
2019 Bye Week: 7
Total Pts: 0.00
Avg Pts: 0.00
Rank: 0 RB
Chubb had three or fewer carries each of his first six games but finally got a chance for more work Week 7 and took off as the starter for the Browns. He was just four yards shy of a 1,000-yard season despite his little work early in the year. Chubb had 1,145 total yards and 10 touchdowns for the season. He had four 100-yard games and touchdowns five of his last eight games. Chubb should start this year but will lose carries to Kareem Hunt once he gets off the suspended list. This should be a timeshare at running back after Hunt gets on the field in Week 9. Chubb is a very big back with good vision and the ability to run through tacklers. He doesn't have elite speed but enough to make plays on the outside. Chubb didn't get much work on passing downs in college but showed pretty well in that area last year, catching 20 passes. He can improve in that area going forward with more seasoning.
FANTASY OUTLOOK: If Hunt wasn't around, Chubb would be a surefire No. 1 fantasy back. But with Hunt in the mix, Chubb will see a dip in production. Chubb will be a No. 1 back while Hunt is out, but more of a high-end No. 2 when Hunt gets back on the field. Look for around 1,300 total yards, double-digit scores and 30 receptions.
After being allotted only minimal usage from Weeks 1-6 (2.6 carries-per-game)Chubbs rookie season was transformed through the opportunity to operate as Cleveland's feature back. He was entrusted with 18.5 carries-per-game from Week 7-16 and established his ability to thrive with an expanded workload by generating 89 yards-per-game during those nine contests. That propelled Chubb into the 10th highest yardage total (996) and would have launched him into consideration as a first-round draft option if not for the looming presence of 2017 rushing leader Kareem Hunt. Chubb should function as an effective point producer for the first eight games, as he confiscates the vast majority of carries within a potent Cleveland offense. The Browns' became more proficient after Freddie Kitchens became the play caller, and the fusion of creativity that Kitchens and Todd Monken can provide while concocting the teams attack will be beneficial for Chubb and the ascending unit. Hunts potential to procure a sizable number of touches once he is no longer affixed to the sideline creates uncertainty regarding the late-season roles for both backs. However, the combination of Chubbs talent, and his opportunity to stockpile yardage until November justifies his Round 2 ADP.
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Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb had a big game in a 32-28 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 6. Chubb carried the ball 20 times for 122 yards and two touchdowns while adding five catches for 17 yards in the losing effort. The multi-touchdown game was Chubb's second in his past three contests, giving him five total over that span. Chubb scored from seven yards out in the first quarter and added a three-yard score in the fourth. The only blemish on an otherwise sterling day was a lost fumble during the third quarter following a short reception. Chubb will get some much-needed rest in his Week 7 bye before a Week 8 road showdown against the New England Patriots.
Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb rushed 20 times for 122 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks while adding five receptions for 17 yards on six targets.
Fantasy Spin: Chubb got off to a bit of a slow start, but he has managed to post at least 87 rushing yards in each of his past four games while finding the end zone five times. The Browns might be struggling in the win-loss column again, but Chubb is a legit RB1 in most fantasy formats. You'll need to make alternate plans with the team on a bye in Week 7, however.
Browns' RB Nick Chubb ran for 122 yards on 20 carries with two touchdowns in Sunday's loss against the Seahawks.
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb was the lone bright spot in his team's disastrous 31-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 5. Despite the blowout, Chubb managed 99 scrimmage yards for his owners and saw a handful of red zone touches. The second-year running back will look to turn in a big game in Week 6 against a soft Seattle Seahawks run defense that ranks 19th in DVOA on the season. Chubb continues to see almost all of the running back touches for Cleveland and is a good bet to find the end zone in any given week. Fire him up as a solid RB1 for Week 6's home matchup against Seattle.
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb carried the ball 16 times for 87 yards and added a 12-yard reception in a 31-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 5. Chubb's hard running was one of the few bright spots in a disastrous game for the Browns. The second-year running back is off to an excellent start through five games, having reached at least 75 rushing yards in four of his five contests. Operating as a true, three-down workhorse running back over the past few weeks, Chubb will be a low-end RB1 in Week 6 against the Seattle Seahawks.
Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb rushed 16 times for 87 yards in Week 5 against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, Oct. 7, and he also had a 12-yard reception on his only target.
Fantasy Spin: Chubb just missed a 100-yard bonus for scrimmage yards, but he was easily the best fantasy option wearing an orange helmet in a sound beating. He'll look to continue running well in Week 6, but he faces another difficult matchup at home against the Seattle Seahawks.
Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb will remain the team's primary back even after the return of RB Kareem Hunt from suspension, according to The Athletic's Jay Glazer, who says Hunt will be used as a change of pace.
Fantasy Spin: Chubb has been Cleveland's best offensive player over the first month and is solidly among the top-10 fantasy backs. The caveat has always been how much Hunt will play when he returns from suspension. If Glazer is correct, Chubb should remain an RB1 throughout the season with Hunt being a possible flex option upon returning.
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb is coming off a fantastic Week 4 which saw him score three touchdowns against the Baltimore Ravens. Chubb will be looking to find the end zone again in Week 5 when the Browns travel to San Francisco to take on the 49ers on Monday night. The 49ers have been tough to run on through their three games, ranking sixth in DVOA, but Chubb has been locked in as a true, three-down workhorse running back over his past two games. He can be locked into starting lineups as a rock-solid RB1 in Week 5.
Browns' RB Nick Chubb scored an astounding 39.30 fantasy points in Sunday's Week 4 win in Baltimore. Chubb ran for 165 yards and caught three passes for 18 yards with three touchdowns.
Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb rushed 20 times for 165 yards and three touchdowns in Week 4 against the Baltimore Ravens and he added three receptions for 18 yards on four targets.
Fantasy Spin: The Browns finally kicked off the training wheels and rode Chubb and the running game a little more and it paid huge dividends. Chubb should see another big workload in Week 5 against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football.
Cleveland's RB Nick Chubb ran for 165 yards on 20 carries with three touchdowns in Sunday's win in Baltimore.
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb is coming off his most productive rushing game of the season in Week 3. Chubb racked up 96 yards on the ground in a 20-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams while handling all of the running back touches for his team. Chubb will look to stay productive in Week 4 in a road game against the division-rival Baltimore Ravens. Baltimore's run defense has been solid against the run this season, ranking 12th in DVOA and allowing the eighth-fewest fantasy points to the position in PPR formats. With at least three catches in each of his first three games, Chubb will be a volume-based RB1 in both standard and PPR leagues for Week 4.
Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb had 23 carries for 96 yards against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3. He added 35 yards on four receptions.
Fantasy Spin: Chubb was Cleveland's best offensive weapon in Week 3, and he logged every single one of the team's carries. The second-year back is getting a lot of work and should retain RB1 value until the eventual return of Kareem Hunt.
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb carried the ball 23 times for 96 yards and added four catches for 35 yards in a 20-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3. Earlier in the week, the Cleveland coaching staff talking about getting Chubb more looks and they did just that as he was the only running back on the team to see a touch. It could have been a bigger game as he appeared to have a short touchdown in the third quarter but it was called back thanks to a Cleveland penalty. Chubb now has 233 rushing yards and a score through three games. He will be a low-end RB1 in Week 4 against the Baltimore Ravens.
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb will look to find the end zone for a second straight week when he takes on the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3. Chubb ripped off a 19-yard score in Week 2, giving him 137 rushing yards through the first two games of the season. Aided by Drew Brees' thumb injury, the Rams shut down Alvin Kamara in Week 2 but struggled to contain Christian McCaffrey in the season opener. Cleveland head coach Freddie Kitchens told reporters this week that they need to get the ball to Chubb more going forward, opening up speculation that he might see more third-down work. Look for the second-year running back to get fed often in this one. He can be trusted as a rock-solid RB1 in all formats this weekend.
Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens said that he'd love to give running back Nick Chubb more touches, which would include using him more on third downs in passing situations. Through two games, the second-year back has 35 rushing attempts and has caught seven of his eight targets in the passing game. It's pretty good volume already, but if he gets even more it'll just make him an even stronger RB1 for fantasy owners. Chubb and the Browns face the Rams in Week 3 on Sunday night, where he'll be a strong RB1 yet again.
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb carried the ball 18 times for 62 yards and a touchdown in a 23-3 win over the New York Jets in Week 2. Chubb also added four receptions for 36 yards in the winning effort. The second-year running back scored Cleveland's first touchdown of the evening in the second quarter when he broke several tackles in a bruising 19-yard run. Chubb often left the field for D'Ernest Johnson on third downs but he wound up handling 18 of Cleveland's 21 rush attempts. Chubb is locked in as a high-volume runner in the Cleveland offense and will be an RB1 again in Week 3 when the Browns face the Los Angeles Rams.
Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb rushed 18 times for 62 yards and a touchdown in Week 2 against the New York Jets on Monday, Sept. 16 and he added four receptions for 36 yards.
Fantasy Spin: Chubb just missed out on 100 total yards from scrimmage, which meant some fantasy fell short of bonus points. But at least he shook free for the 19-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, and he showed nice burst at times. The way the Browns are using Chubb early on has to frustrate fantasy owners, as it seems like they aren't ready to kick off the training wheels. He'll look for better production in Week 3 against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday Night Football.
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb turned in a productive Week 1 against the Tennessee Titans, going for 75 rushing yards on 17 carries. It would have been a better outing had he not been vultured by Dontrell Hilliard from the four-yard line. Chubb will be in line for a majority of the carries again in Week 2 when the Browns take on the New York Jets on Monday night. Chubb should be able to find some room to run against a Jets run defense that ranked 21st in DVOA in 2018. Start Chubb confidently as an RB1 for Week 2.
Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb rushed 16 times for 74 yards in Week 1 against the Tennessee Titans and he added three catches for 10 yards on four targets.
Fantasy Spin: It wasn't an awful start for Chubb, but it wasn't what fantasy owners were looking for after selecting him in the early rounds as their first RB. He'll be just fine as the season goes along, and he should still be treated as an obvious RB1 in all fantasy formats heading into Monday night against the New York Jets in Week 2.