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21 Reggie Bush RB

Detroit Lions

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
100%81%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
1422310064.545

Player Updates

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Reggie Bush says he can play several more years
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Lions running back Reggie Bush, 29, said there's no reason he can't play several more years. "I wasn’t taking a huge pounding early on in my NFL career," he told the San Diego Union-Tribune. "I didn’t get a lot of carries. I wasn’t getting 20 to 30 carries. I was splitting time a lot. I think that kind of helped me in the long run. I went through my share of injuries, but I still feel pretty good."

Bush ran for 1,006 yards last year and caught 54 passes, his most since 2007.

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Reggie Bush says new Lions offense same as the Saints offense
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Reggie Bush said Wednesday that the new Lions offense is "exactly the same" as the Saints offense he was used in back when he was in New Orleans. 

"The new system, like I said, I played in the system five years in New Orleans so all the terminology's pretty much the same to me," Bush told the Detroit Free Press. "We definitely have what it takes to be an explosive offense, just as we were last year. Just got to clean up doing the little things right and we'll be OK."

In five years with the Saints, Bush played in 60 games and averaged 34.8 rush yards and 35.7 receiving yards per contest with 29 total touchdowns. It remains to be seen if Bush will be used exactly the same way or if he'll continue to work as a traditional running back in addition to as a receiver out of the backfield.

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The Lions offense is going to be awesome
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

So it appeared for weeks the Lions wanted to move up to select receiver Sammy Watkins from Clemson. Maybe they didn't offer enough to jump up to No. 4 like the Bills, who drafted Watkins. Or maybe they were hoping if they stayed put at No. 10 that an elite player would land in their lap.

That's what happened on Thursday night when they drafted tight end Eric Ebron from North Carolina.

Think about this offense now. Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, Joique Bell and now Ebron. The only downside about this pick is Joseph Fauria loses all sleeper appeal, but we can live with that. He'll still score a few touchdowns, but Ebron could be a star.

You can't double cover him because of Johnson and Tate, and new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi comes from New Orleans, where Jimmy Graham was a dominant force. The Lions wanted an upgrade at tight end, and Ebron is the answer.

He should be considered a potential starter in all Fantasy leagues with a late-round pick, and he's a late first-round selection in rookie-only drafts. The Lions are going to be fun to watch in 2014. 

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Lombardi: Expect split for Reggie Bush, Joique Bell
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

It continues to appear that the Lions will use more of Joique Bell and less of Reggie Bush in 2014, reports the Detroit Free Press.

New Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi on Monday said both running backs have the chance to play a lot.

"I see these guys kind of having a split role and both being very productive," Lombardi said.

Both Bush and Bell totaled over 1,100 yards last year, with Bush getting 1,006 rush yards and 506 receiving yards. Bell had 650 rush yards and 547 receiving yards. Both had over 50 catches. 

Bell did his damage on 166 carries while Bush had 223.

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Reggie Bush accepting of new workload for him, Joique Bell
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Lions running back Reggie Bush is fine with fewer snaps and touches this season. New head coach Jim Caldwell said he expected the balance between Bush and Joique Bell to change this season, especially since the playbook is based off of a Saints offense that utilized running backs as pass catchers a little more than most teams and as ball carriers a little bit less than most teams. 

"We had a pretty good rotation going last (season), so, you know, we did some pretty special things with that," Bush said according to ESPN. "It can only go up from there, even if the workload is less for both of us, that’s only going to help us toward the end of the season, help us to stay healthy and probably play a little bit stronger and better toward the end of the season."

Both Bush and Bell totaled over 1,100 yards last year, with Bush getting 1,006 rush yards and 506 receiving yards. Bell had 650 rush yards and 547 receiving yards. Both had over 50 catches. 

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
19/8/13MIN2190120
29/15/13ARI92580
39/22/13WAS0000
49/29/13CHI18139371
510/6/13GB1344200
610/13/13CLE1778390
710/20/13CIN205070
810/27/13DAL2192171
1011/10/13CHI14105390
1111/17/13PIT123160
1211/24/13TB1583390
1311/28/13GB20117231
1412/8/13PHI0000
1512/16/13BAL1786191
1612/22/13NYG123460
1712/29/13MIN143280
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
P18/9/14CLE7:30 pm
P28/15/14@ OAK10:00 pm
P38/22/14JAC7:30 pm
P48/28/14@ BUF7:00 pm
19/8/14NYG7:10 pm
29/14/14@ CAR1:00 pm
39/21/14GB1:00 pm
49/28/14@ NYJ1:00 pm
510/5/14BUF1:00 pm
610/12/14@ MIN1:00 pm
710/19/14NO1:00 pm
810/26/14@ ATL9:30 am
Bye: Week 9
1011/9/14MIA1:00 pm
1111/16/14@ ARI4:25 pm
1211/23/14@ NE1:00 pm
1311/27/14CHI12:30 pm
1412/7/14TB1:00 pm
1512/14/14MIN1:00 pm
1612/21/14@ CHI1:00 pm
1712/28/14@ GB1:00 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2006New Orleans Saints1681555653.6186027
2007New Orleans Saints12101575813.7224332
2008New Orleans Saints1091064043.8432420
2009New Orleans Saints148703905.6555219
2010New Orleans Saints86361504.223016
2011Miami Dolphins151521610865.0766740
2012Miami Dolphins16162279864.3656643
2013Detroit Lions141422310064.5394646
TOTAL10586119051684.3763329233
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2006New Orleans Saints168887428.47425232
2007New Orleans Saints1210734175.72521024
2008New Orleans Saints109524408.54245122
2009New Orleans Saints148473357.12933016
2010New Orleans Saints86342086.12012010
2011Miami Dolphins1515432966.93412012
2012Miami Dolphins1616352928.32522014
2013Detroit Lions1414545069.47734122
TOTAL1058642632367.67718244152
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2006New Orleans Saints168100.000.000010/0000.0
2007New Orleans Saints121000---0---0000/000---
2008New Orleans Saints10900---0---0000/000---
2009New Orleans Saints14800---0---0000/000---
2010New Orleans Saints8600---0---0000/000---
2011Miami Dolphins151500---0---0000/000---
2012Miami Dolphins161600---0---0000/000---
2013Detroit Lions141400---0---0000/000---
TOTAL10586100.000.000010/0000.0
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2006New Orleans Saints1600---000
2007New Orleans Saints1200---000
2008New Orleans Saints1000---000
2009New Orleans Saints1400---000
2010New Orleans Saints813232.03200
2011Miami Dolphins1500---000
2012Miami Dolphins1600---000
2013Detroit Lions1400---000
TOTAL10513232.03200
Punt Returns
YearTeamGRetFCRet YdsAvgLgTD20+
2006New Orleans Saints162822167.76513
2007New Orleans Saints1230124.01000
2008New Orleans Saints1020327013.57134
2009New Orleans Saints142791304.82302
2010New Orleans Saints8142926.64301
2011Miami Dolphins1560528.71600
2012Miami Dolphins16000---000
2013Detroit Lions14000---000
TOTAL10598167727.971410
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2006New Orleans Saints1622.000000.0001
2007New Orleans Saints1244.000000.0000
2008New Orleans Saints1000.000000.0000
2009New Orleans Saints1411.000000.0000
2010New Orleans Saints800.000000.0000
2011Miami Dolphins1511.000000.0000
2012Miami Dolphins1611.000000.0000
2013Detroit Lions1411.000000.0000
TOTAL1051010.000000.0001
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2006New Orleans Saints1622010010
2007New Orleans Saints1283030-430
2008New Orleans Saints1032000000
2009New Orleans Saints1442020020
2010New Orleans Saints821020020
2011Miami Dolphins1542030030
2012Miami Dolphins1642000000
2013Detroit Lions1454010010
TOTAL10532180120-4120
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/203
Birthdate:
3/2/1985
Age:
29
Hometown:
San Diego, CA, USA
School:
USC
NFL Experience:
9
Awards:
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