Darrell Henderson
Darrell Henderson
22-Year-Old Running BackRB
Los Angeles Rams
IR
Injury Ankle
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The most electric big-play threat at running back in this year's draft, Henderson averaged an incredible 8.9 YPC the last two seasons for Memphis while handling a heavy workload. He doesn't have the prototypical frame for an NFL starter, but his balance and footwork make him tougher to bring down in traffic than his upright running style suggests, and his incredible acceleration allows him to hit top speed in a hiccup and turn a small crease or tiny patch of green into a huge gain. Henderson also showed he can be an asset as a receiver, both as a check-down option and as a route-runner, but he might need to improve his blocking skills to see significant passing-down action. If he's stuck purely as Todd Gurley's backup, Henderson's touches will be limited, especially if Malcolm Brown also stays in the mix for snaps. The big question is whether Gurley can stay on the field amidst reports of a degenerative condition in his left knee. If not, Henderson could land a key role in an efficient, uptempo offense with strong blocking and impressive downfield weapons. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $4.21 million contract with the Rams in June of 2019.
To be put on IR
RBLos Angeles Rams
Ankle
December 22, 2019
Henderson (ankle) will be placed on injured reserve, Sarina Morales of the Rams' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Henderson suffered a high ankle sprain and will have surgery after Christmas. He finishes his rookie season with 147 rushing yards on 39 carries and 37 receiving yards on four catches in 13 games.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Darrell Henderson's 2019 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Broken Tackle %
20.5%
 
Positive Run %
76.9%
 
% Yds After Contact
82.3%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
3.1
 
Rushing TD %
0.0%
 
Touches Per Game
3.3
 
% Snaps w/Touch
45.3%
 
Air Yards Per Game
-0.2
 
Air Yards Per Snap
-0.03
 
% Team Air Yards
-0.1%
 
% Team Targets
1.0%
 
Avg Depth of Target
-0.5 Yds
 
Catch Rate
66.7%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
9.5
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Darrell Henderson's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
5' 8"
 
Weight
208 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.49 sec
 
Vertical Jump
33.5 in
 
Broad Jump
121 in
 
Bench Press
22 reps
 
Hand Length
8.63 in
 
Arm Length
31.00 in
 
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Dealing with ankle injury
RBLos Angeles Rams
Ankle
December 21, 2019
Henderson suffered an ankle injury during Saturday's loss to the 49ers.
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Shows well in garbage time
RBLos Angeles Rams
December 2, 2019
Henderson rushed four times for 17 yards during Sunday's 34-7 win over Arizona. He played just seven of 79 offensive snaps.
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Left out of offensive plans
RBLos Angeles Rams
November 19, 2019
Henderson played three offensive snaps and didn't receive a touch in Sunday's 17-7 win over the Bears.
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Bottled up by Steelers
RBLos Angeles Rams
November 11, 2019
Henderson rushed four times for just four yards during Sunday's 17-12 loss to Pittsburgh.
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Leads team with 11 carries
RBLos Angeles Rams
October 28, 2019
Henderson took 11 carries for 49 yards and caught two of three targets for 20 yards in Sunday's 24-17 win over the Bengals in London.
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