New York Giants
  • 5'10"
  • 208
  • 23
  • 0 years
  • UCLA
  • 2016 R5 O, None

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2016 NYG 14 136 112 456 4.1 0 0 24 15 162 0 618 0 0 1 0

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 4/23/2017 2:48pm ET

    New York Giants RB Paul Perkins said his goal is to become a three-down running back for the Giants.

    Huddle Up: Perkins likely is considered the starting running back at this point, but the Giants are believed to be looking for another running back to pair with Perkins. He probably would be used more in the passing game if the Giants added another running back. Perkins probably can be considered a No. 3 running back in most fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 1/8/2017 5:45pm ET

    New York Giants RB Paul Perkins finished with 10 carries for 30 yards in a 38-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 8.

    Huddle Up: On the plus side, Perkins led the team in carries and looks to have a shot at opening 2017 as the lead back. He has RB3 potential and is worth keeping an eye on throughout the offseason.

  • Posted: 1/4/2017 8:11am ET

    New York Giants RB Paul Perkins should be the starting running back for the playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. Perkins started in Week 17 and delivered the only 100-yard rushing game for the team this season. His yardage has increased in each of the past six games, and his blocking has improved.

    Huddle Up: The Packers have been solid against running backs the last five weeks, and Perkins will probably share the load with Rashad Jennings. He's more of a secondary option in playoff leagues.

  • Posted: 12/22/2016 9:21pm ET

    New York Giants RB Paul Perkins tied a season high with 15 carries for 68 yards and added one catch for nine yards in a 24-19 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, Dec. 22.

    Huddle Up: Perkins seems to be grabbing the reins in the backfield, and he could be a flex option in Week 17 against a Washington team that has struggled to defend the run.

  • Posted: 12/18/2016 1:57pm ET

    New York Giants RB Paul Perkins had 11 carries and 56 yards Sunday, Dec. 18, in a 17-6 win over the Detroit Lions.

    Huddle Up: Perkins and Rashad Jennings are a running back by committee, so if you own one you should own the other just in case. Perkins has some good qualities, but consider the Giants just signed Shane Vereen and that backfield is getting crowded.

  • Posted: 11/27/2016 8:39pm ET

    New York Giants rookie RB Paul Perkins rushed nine times for 29 yards in the Week 12 game against the Cleveland Browns, and he added two receptions for 14 yards on his only two targets.

    Huddle Up: Perkins has nine or more touches in four straight outings, but he hasn't done a ton with his snaps. He is averaging just 3.5 yards per carry this season and he has yet to find the end zone on 45 total touches this season. He is only worth rostering in the deepest of fantasy leagues at this point.

  • Posted: 11/14/2016 9:39pm ET

    New York Giants rookie RB Paul Perkins rushed nine times for 31 yards in the Week 10 game against the Cincinnati Bengals Monday, Nov. 14. He did not have any receptions on three targets.

    Huddle Up: Perkins was outshined by Rashad Jennings, who is finally healthy and had his best game to date. Perkins has some upside, but is only worth starting in deeper fantasy leagues if Jennings gets injured again.

  • Posted: 11/6/2016 5:20pm ET

    New York Giants rookie RB Paul Perkins rushed 11 times for a team-high 32 yards in the Week 9 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, and he added three grabs 15 yards.

    Huddle Up: Perkins had the same amount of total touches as Rashad Jennings, who totaled 39 yards from scrimmages on his 14 touches. Neither player did much to create separation so expect a split in touches heading into Week 10 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Both are nothing more than flex fantasy options in leagues of 12 or more teams.

  • Posted: 11/5/2016 10:13am ET

    New York Giants RB Paul Perkins will likely see his role increase significantly beginning in Week 9, according to ESPN's Jordan Raanan. While he may not start or dominate the snaps, Perkins will get more work as the team attempts to move away from a power-run game in hopes of creating more big plays on the edges.

    Huddle Up: It's a bit sad the Giants waited until their bye week to address their league-worst running game, but it is the right move to see what the rookie can do with increased opportunities. Perkins may not be able to singlehandedly resuscitate New York's ground attack, but his ability to deliver big plays may be just what the Giants need to put some bite back into their play-action passing game. Consider Perkins a low-end flex option for now with enough upside to eventually become a RB2.

  • Posted: 10/29/2016 8:13pm ET

    New York Giants RB Paul Perkins said he is unsure if his role in the offense will increase following the team's Week 8 bye.

    Huddle Up: The Giants own the NFL's worst rushing attack, so it certainly can't hurt to give Perkins a larger role. The rookie is worth stashing in keeper leagues and deeper formats in case he emerges as the lead back by the end of the year.

  • Posted: 10/4/2016 1:30pm ET

    New York Giants RB Paul Perkins caught two passes for 72 yards and rushed for eight yards on two attempts during the Giants' 24-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings Monday, Oct. 3.

    Huddle Up: Perkins was active for the first time last week but didn't see the field. He showcased his big-play ability by turning a screen pass into a 67-yard gain Monday, though. Perkins has oodles of competition in the New York running back stable, but he might be the most talented and have a larger role by the end of the season. He is worth owning in deeper leagues, and those in need of help at the position could also take a speculative flier on the rookie.

  • Posted: 5/13/2016 12:50pm ET

    New York Giants rookie RB Paul Perkins isn't expected to have much of an impact in his rookie season, in the opinion of Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News. Vacchiano anticipates RB Andre Williams to have the first shot at being the short-yardage running back and Jennings' backup, with RB Shane Vereen reprising his pass-catching and third-down role.

    Huddle Up: The G-Men have a wealth of backs, and Perkins -- the fifth-round pick -- likely won't get enough usage to be fantasy useful, but could get just enough to take away from the likes of Vereen and Jennings.

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
3 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @MIN 2 8 0 2 72 0
5 @GB 2 9 0 1 13 0
6 BAL 2 10 0 2 16 0
7 @LAR 4 12 0 1 4 0
9 PHI 11 32 0 3 15 0
10 CIN 9 31 0 0 0 0
11 CHI 4 16 0 2 19 0
12 @CLE 9 29 0 2 14 0
13 @PIT 7 38 0 0 0 0
14 DAL 15 45 0 1 0 0
15 DET 11 56 0 0 0 0
16 @PHI 15 68 0 1 9 0
17 @WAS 21 102 0 0 0 0
P1 @GB 10 30 0 3 27 0

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