section: | slug: kerrith-whyte-lands-on-practice-squad-ir | sport: football | route: article_single_fantasy | Unlike the Jets’ other backup RBs, he has superior return skills. After many of the usual suspects were absent on Wednesday, almost every Steelers player returned on Thursday. Whyte is a player with great speed. He is a better value on DrafKings than on FanDuel based on position specific points per dollar calculations. Kerrith Whyte is a Running Back from Loxahatchee, FL. Whyte was placed on the Lions' practice squad/injured list Tuesday with an unspecified injury, Erik Schlitt of USA Today reports. Chicago Bears area scout Sam Summerville breaks down rookie running back Kerrith Whyte.

West Virginia WR Gary Jennings (4.42 at combine) worked out for Dolphins, Saints, Titans, Steelers, Chargers, Patriots and Bills; visited Dolphins, TItans, “Possession receiver with impressive combination of size, speed and contested catch toughness.

NFL footage © NFL Productions LLC. According to our projection, you can expect Kerrith Whyte Jr. to be a bench player or a good option off the waiver wire. The next set of two plays are against UCF and Oklahoma which are very good teams. Scouting report from Lance Zierlein of NFL.com. Anytime he touches the ball he is capable of doing exactly this, which makes him valuable. Whyte joined Detroit's practice squad in early September after being waived by Pittsburgh. I recently read where Hollywood Brown may be the first WR selected on Thursday because of his speed and game breaking ability. He needs to play faster and sharpen his routes to become more than a traits-based backup.”, Steelers host Florida Atlantic running back Kerrith Whyte Jr. on pre-draft visit Thursday, The ongoing mystery that is Diontae Johnson. returning 81 kicks for 2,115 yards and two touchdowns, Scouting report from Lance Zierlein of NFL.com, Jennings recorded 2,294 yards from 168 receptions in four seasons with the Mountaineers, How to watch Steelers vs. Browns: Time, TV Schedule, and game information, Le’Veon Bell chooses to sign an incentive laden one-year deal with the Chiefs, The Steelers’ next four games will prove their status as contenders, or pretenders. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. Plus I would think McGuire and Cannon probably have some practice squad eligibility left so they would be there in case of an injury if someone else doesn’t claim them. His athletic accolades don’t end there as he had a 11’ broad jump which would have been the best as a RB at the Combine.

All Rights Reserved. Kerrith Whyte posted an elite #RAS at his pro day with great speed and awesome explosion, but poor agility. Check the detailed information on Kerrith Whyte, RB player: 2020 Strength of Schedule, Outlook 2019 Game Stats, etc. The Detroit Lions announced they have added running back Tavien Feaster to the practice squad. Kerrith Whyte - #40 - Running Back - Pittsburgh Steelers - Get the latest news, highlights, and career stats for Kerrith Whyte from CBSSports.com. By: Jeff Risdon, Huggins was briefly with the Lions earlier this season. Jets Injury Report: Breshad Perriman and Denzel Mims Back at Practice, Jets teammates respond to Le’Veon Bell’s release, Jets Injury Report: Mekhi Becton Misses Practice on Thursday, Podcast: Jets-Dolphins Talk With Kyle Crabbs. This next play I only used to show him reading the play.

Projected to be a late round draft pick or possibly a priority free agent signing, the FAU product also has experience as a kick returner, returning 81 kicks for 2,115 yards and two touchdowns in three seasons, for an average of 26.1 yards a return.

First it lets you know the first kicoff TD was not a fluke and second is his returning technique. Steelers’ Kevin Dotson currently the NFL’s top pass blocking guard according to PFF, If going by the scores given by Pro Football Focus, Dotson is at the top of the list as a pass blocker, Brian Kelly isn’t surprised by Chase Claypool’s success, “He is a matchup nightmare”. “Whyte put together impressive production in 2018 despite getting half the carries of celebrated starter, Devin Singletary. Feaster (5-11, 220), a former 5-star recruit, was a downhill complement to the speedy Travis Etienne at Clemson. You can see he waits for his blocks to develop then bursts through the crease and into the clear.

at His best weekly rank was in week 12 where he was the #35 running back. He won’t get many of these plays in the NFL, but he should get a couple in his career. That may be true, but Whyte gives you all the same elements plus stellar special teams play at the cost of (I’m guessing) a 6th round pick. I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "Fantasy Football Today Newsletter" newsletter. I don’t think he could handle a heavy workload, but 10 touches a game would be plenty. He doesn’t bounce it out wide. RB, Kerrith Whyte, Florida Atlantic. He has nice size for a RB. The Bears on Saturday selected Florida Atlantic running back Kerrith Whyte Jr. with the No.

Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. NFL and the NFL shield design are registered trademarks of the National Football League.The team names, logos and uniform designs are registered trademarks of the teams indicated. Is there reason to worry? The practice squad injured reserve works just like the active roster practice squad, meaning Whyte will be out a minimum of three games, with a 21-day evaluation period following that.

There is no designed hole on this play so Whyte has to pick his way through. Follow full coverage of Kerrith Whyte Jr. during the 2019 NFL Draft on ESPN.com He starts that way, reads the the blocking, and sees a crease that formed to his left. and never started a single one of them? He is bigger, faster (by a lot), with more athletic ability than the player who started in front of him (and is the #89 player on my Draft board). He is more of a slasher than a pure runner and is much more comfortable with clear points of entry or with plays flowing wide.