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FFL: Preseason | NFL: Week 1
Brian Robinson Jr.

RB WAS

College: Alabama | 2 years
Height: 6'1" | Weight: 225 lbs
Birth Date: 3/22/1999
2024 Bye Week: 14

Total Pts: 200.1
Avg Pts: 11.77
Rank: 20 RB

Free Agent

2024 RTSports Outlook

Robinson got to start from day one for the Commanders last year and did pretty well in that role. He had 1,101 total yards and nine touchdowns in 15 games. Robinson was 20th overall in fantasy running back scoring. Robinson was much better in the passing game, having 36 receptions after getting just nine his rookie season. His improvement in that area showed he can be a three-down back. Robinson should get first shot at starting for the Commanders once again this year but the addition of Austin Ekeler is going to cut into his playing time. Robinson is a big back that does his best work between the tackles. He excels in short yardage and is tough to bring down with the ball in his hands. He isn't the most elusive back and doesn't always read the holes well. He is a much improved pass catcher since entering the league.

FANTASY OUTLOOK: Robinson is not the most exciting fantasy option but has value as a low-end No. 2 or No. 3 fantasy back. He will get his yards and has some touchdown potential in what should be an improved offense. Ekeler limits his value, though, cutting into his playing time on passing downs. Robinson could get around 1,100 total yards with eight or so touchdowns.

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RotoBaller's Outlook

Washington Commanders' running back Brian Robinson Jr. showed improvement as a pass catcher in year two of his career despite the presence of Antonio Gibson. Despite playing in three more games than he did as a rookie, Robinson actually saw less rushing attempts as his passing game usage spiked for a career-high 36 catches for 368 yards and four touchdowns. That could reverse course in Robinson's third season, as the Commanders added a capable veteran pass-catching back in Austin Ekeler along with a rushing quarterback in Jayden Daniels. That being said, Ekeler's efficiency saw a significant hit in 2023. His addition to the team will once again make Robinson a strong candidate to have a solid return on investment much like in 2023 when Gibson's presence allowed Robinson to be priced much lower than his low-end RB2 finish. Expect the Alabama product to again carry most of the early downs, and even see some passing down usage despite the presence of Ekeler.

Washington Commanders' running back Brian Robinson Jr. showed improvement as a pass catcher in year two of his career despite the presence of Antonio Gibson. Despite playing in three more games than he did as a rookie, Robinson actually saw less rushing attempts as his passing game usage spiked for a career-high 36 catches for 368 yards and four touchdowns. That could reverse course in Robinson's third season, as the Commanders added a capable veteran pass-catching back in Austin Ekeler along with a rushing quarterback in Jayden Daniels. That being said, Ekeler's efficiency saw a significant hit in 2023. His addition to the team will once again make Robinson a strong candidate to have a solid return on investment much like in 2023 when Gibson's presence allowed Robinson to be priced much lower than his low-end RB2 finish. Expect the Alabama product to again carry most of the early downs, and even see some passing down usage despite the presence of Ekeler.

Fantasy WeekPts
Scoring
Week 113.60Brian Robinson Jr. 59 rushing yds (5.90 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 7 receiving yds (0.70 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 7 yd TD reception (6.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 1 reception (1.00 pts)
Week 228.90Brian Robinson Jr. 87 rushing yds (8.70 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 42 receiving yds (4.20 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 1 rushing 2XP (2.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 2 yd TD rush (6.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 15 yd TD rush (6.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 2 receptions (2.00 pts)
Week 37.00Brian Robinson Jr. 70 rushing yds (7.00 pts)
Week 413.10Brian Robinson Jr. 45 rushing yds (4.50 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 6 receiving yds (0.60 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 15 yd TD rush (6.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 2 receptions (2.00 pts)
Week 58.30Brian Robinson Jr. 10 rushing yds (1.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 33 receiving yds (3.30 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 4 receptions (4.00 pts)
Week 613.60Brian Robinson Jr. 31 rushing yds (3.10 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 25 receiving yds (2.50 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 24 yd TD reception (6.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 2 receptions (2.00 pts)
Week 78.30Brian Robinson Jr. 23 rushing yds (2.30 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 4 yd TD rush (6.00 pts)
Week 89.90Brian Robinson Jr. 59 rushing yds (5.90 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 20 receiving yds (2.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 2 receptions (2.00 pts)
Week 912.70Brian Robinson Jr. 63 rushing yds (6.30 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 4 receiving yds (0.40 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 9 yd TD rush (6.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 1 fumble lost (-1.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 1 reception (1.00 pts)
Week 1027.70Brian Robinson Jr. 38 rushing yds (3.80 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 119 receiving yds (11.90 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 51 yd TD reception (6.00 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 6 receptions (6.00 pts)
Week 1120.20Brian Robinson Jr. 73 rushing yds (7.30 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 59 receiving yds (5.90 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 7 receptions (7.00 pts)
Week 128.40Brian Robinson Jr. 53 rushing yds (5.30 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 11 receiving yds (1.10 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 2 receptions (2.00 pts)
Week 135.30Brian Robinson Jr. 53 rushing yds (5.30 pts)
Week 14
Playoff Week 10.00
Playoff Week 20.00
Playoff Week 311.60Brian Robinson Jr. 44 rushing yds (4.40 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 32 receiving yds (3.20 pts)
Brian Robinson Jr. 4 receptions (4.00 pts)
Player Notes
May 18 9:30pm ET

According to 33rd Team's Marcus Mosher, Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. is still viewed by some as the No. 1 option on the depth chart. Without question, Austin Ekeler's presence has many believing Robinson's role will significantly reduce. However, Mosher indicated this might not be the case, especially with a change in the coaching staff, including new offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury, who helped James Conner remain a viable fantasy threat during his time as the head coach in Arizona. Robinson has appeared in 27 games for the Commanders over the last two seasons. Although the 25-year-old wasn't always consistent, he still amassed 1,530 yards and seven touchdowns off 383 carries. He also scored five times on the receiving end. Surely, Ekeler will get his touches. Yet, fantasy managers shouldn't dismiss Robinson, with his ceiling rising even more if Ekeler goes down with an injury at some point in the year.

From RotoBaller

Jan 7 8:20pm ET

Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. had nine carries for 25 yards and a lost fumble along with three receptions for 10 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Robinson once again operated as the lead rusher for Washington in Week 18. Unfortunately, the Commanders fell behind quickly and didn't have a game script that favored the run game. However, Robinson did save his day with a touchdown reception early in the second quarter, Washington's only touchdown of the game. With the offseason ahead, the hope is that the Commanders can help their weapons by creating a better environment for offensive success than the one seen this year.

From RotoBaller

Jan 5 4:50pm ET

After looking solid in his return from injury, Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. will aim for a strong performance to close out his second NFL season. This week, the Commanders are taking on the Dallas Cowboys. While that isn't a great matchup for Washington, Dallas hasn't been the best at stopping the run, especially in recent weeks. Considering Robinson looked pretty good against a strong San Francisco 49ers run defense last week, there is a chance that he has a decent game against the Cowboys. The second-year pro is a low-end RB2 with upside in Week 18.

From RotoBaller

Dec 31 5:00pm ET

Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. had nine carries for 44 yards along with four receptions for 32 yards during Sunday's loss to the San Francisco 49ers. After missing his last two games due to a hamstring injury, Robinson returned to action and led Washington's backfield in rushing. Although it wasn't a massive total, the second-year back made the most of his opportunities as he ran efficiently against a tough San Francisco run defense. With an upcoming matchup against the division rival Dallas Cowboys, Robinson will aim to end his second season on a high note in Week 18.

From RotoBaller

Dec 29 1:50pm ET

Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. (hamstring) doesn't have an injury designation for Week 17 and has been cleared to return this Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. The 24-year-old was injured in Week 13, had the Week 14 bye to rest and then missed Weeks 15 and 16. In his absence, rookie Chris Rodriguez Jr. (ankle) and pass-catching specialist Antonio Gibson split Washington's backfield. Rodriguez is now on Injured Reserve and will miss the final two regular season games, allowing Robinson to return to his early-down role for the Commanders. However, Robinson has a terrible matchup in his return against San Francisco's defense and could be eased back into a full-time role this weekend. B-Rob will be more of a volatile RB3/flex for fantasy managers in championship week.

From RotoBaller

Dec 28 10:20pm ET

Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. (hamstring) had his repetitions limited for the second straight day on Thursday in practice. It's good news for Robinson, who hasn't played since getting hurt in Week 13 (the team had its bye in Week 14). If the 24-year-old can get back to a full practice on Friday, he'll be a good bet to return to Washington's backfield for the second-to-last game of the regular season in Week 17 against the San Francisco 49ers. The Commanders put rookie Chris Rodriguez Jr. (ankle) on Injured Reserve on Thursday, so B-Rob should have a pretty substantial role right away on early downs if he's able to return this Sunday. But this isn't the type of matchup fantasy managers would like to deploy a player returning from a multi-week injury.

From RotoBaller

Dec 27 6:20pm ET

Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson Jr. (hamstring) returned to practice on Wednesday and put in a limited session. Robinson has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury but could be trending toward returning for a Week 17 contest versus the visiting San Francisco 49ers. Rookie Chris Rodriguez Jr. (ankle) also did not practice on Wednesday, so Washington's backfield is somewhat in flux heading into a brutal matchup this weekend. If B-Rob does get in more practice later this week and is cleared to play, he'll be in danger of losing valuable backfield touches to Gibson or Rodriguez (if he plays). At best, B-Rob might profile as an RB3/flex for fantasy managers in a shy-away matchup.

From RotoBaller

Player Transactions
  • 08-Oct-2022: WAS Brian Robinson Jr. - Reinstated
  • 03-Oct-2022: WAS Brian Robinson Jr. - Reinstated
  • 01-Sep-2022: WAS Brian Robinson Jr. - Reserve, Non-Football Injury - lower body gunshot wounds
  • 18-May-2022: WAS Brian Robinson Jr. - Signed, Draft Choice - Four-year contract (through 2025)
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2023 Season200.1017873350363684432
Week 1ARI13.6019590017120
Week 2@DEN28.90188720242030
Week 3BUF7.0010700000000
Week 4@PHI13.1014451026020
Week 5CHI8.3061000433040
Week 6@ATL13.60103100225120
Week 7@NYG8.308231000010
Week 8PHI9.90105900220020
Week 9@NE12.7018631014021
Week 10@SEA27.70838006119160
Week 11NYG20.20177300759090
Week 12@DAL8.40155300211030
Week 13MIA5.307530000000
Week 14bye
Week 15@LAR0.00000000000
Week 16@NYJ0.00000000000
Week 17SF11.6094400432040
Week 18DAL11.5092500310131