Cincinnati Bengals
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  • 2 years
  • Oklahoma
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Historical Stats

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
2017 CIN 14 212 178 626 3.5 4 2 34 30 287 0 913 4 0 3 4
  Avg 9 151 125 481 4.1 3 1 27 22 193 1 674 4 0 3 4

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
2018 CIN 4 90 71 336 4.7 2 0 19 13 99 1 435 3 0 2 3

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 10/14/2018 2:42pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon rushed 11 times for 64 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 against the Pittsburgh Steelers and he added four grabs for 20 yards on seven targets.

    Huddle Up: Mixon was leading the backfield with Giovani Bernard sidelined and he didn't have any setbacks with the knee injury which forced him out last month. The Bengals travel to meet the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 7.

  • Posted: 10/7/2018 2:46pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon rushed for 93 yards on 22 carries against the Miami Dolphins in Week 5. He also caught three passes for 22 yards and one touchdown during the game.

    Huddle Up: Mixon received most of the work at running back with Giovani Bernard sidelined and played well despite the extra work. He should be considered a No. 2 running back next week against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  • Posted: 10/6/2018 6:34pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) will have some limits to his workload against the Miami Dolphins in Week 5 because his conditioning has suffered a bit following knee surgery, head coach Marvin Lewis said.

    Huddle Up: While Mixon might see a reduction in his workload, it probably won't be much of one since Giovani Bernard is sidelined. Don't hesitate to deploy Mixon as a solid RB2.

  • Posted: 10/5/2018 10:56am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) practiced fully Friday, Oct. 5, and will not appear on the team's Week 5 injury report.

    Huddle Up: Mixon had 22 touches in each of his first two games this season prior to his injury, and that looks like a safe bet again Sunday with fellow RB Giovani Bernard out and Mixon facing a Dolphins defense yielding the fourth-most fantasy points to opposing backs so far.

  • Posted: 10/4/2018 11:32am ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

    Huddle Up: Mixon is coming back from knee surgery but may need to play with Giovani Bernard also dealing with an injury. He can be a No. 2 fantasy running back if he plays but would come with some risk.

  • Posted: 10/4/2018 8:55am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) is practicing Thursday, Oct. 4.

    Huddle Up: Mixon is an RB1 against the Miami Dolphins, which rank in the bottom five against the position.

  • Posted: 10/3/2018 2:18pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) was a limited practice participant Wednesday, Oct. 3.

    Huddle Up: Seemingly out of nowhere it looks like Mixon will be on the field Sunday morning. The Miami Dolphins have been kind to running backs too, so if Mixon sees his full allotment of touches he carries RB1 upside.

  • Posted: 10/3/2018 9:48am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) is expected to play in Week 5, in the opinion of beat writer Paul Dehner Jr. He has yet to be cleared, though.

    Huddle Up: Mixon would be a solid RB1 start against a Miami Dolphins team in the bottom five at defending the position.

  • Posted: 9/28/2018 9:29am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) will miss a second straight game as he was ruled out Friday, Sept. 28, for the Week 4 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons.

    Huddle Up: No surprise here as Mixon was expected to miss a couple of weeks following his injury in Week 2, leaving Giovani Bernard with a juicy matchup against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

  • Posted: 9/27/2018 9:13am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 27.

    Huddle Up: It will be Giovani Bernard's backfield again this week. Mixon has a chance to return next week, but a full recovery may take at least another week or two. As for Week 4, Bernard demands low-end RB1 to high-end RB2 consideration as a bigger bonus in PPR scoring.

  • Posted: 9/26/2018 2:46pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 26.

    Huddle Up: Mixon was expected to miss multiple weeks and he has sat for just one game, so fantasy owners shouldn't be holding out hope he'll be back in Week 4. It's the Gio Bernard show until Mixon can return. Keep him reserved in all fantasy leagues until Mixon can officially return, knock off the rust and prove his health in a full game without any setbacks.

  • Posted: 9/23/2018 8:22am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) may be available to play in Week 4, according to sources. He is feeling much better since the surgery and may play if his incision heals before the game.

    Huddle Up: Owners will need to monitor his practice participation next week to see if he will be able to play in Week 4. He will be a weekly starting option once he is able to return to the field.

  • Posted: 9/15/2018 9:54am ET

    Updating previous reports, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Saturday, Sept. 15, and is expected to be sidelined for two to four weeks, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Mixon will miss at least one game because of the injury and could miss more depending on his recovery. Giovani Bernard should take over the starting job for now and can be a No. 2 running back or a flex option in all leagues.

  • Posted: 9/14/2018 2:28pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) will have a small particle removed from his knee Saturday, Sept. 15, according to a source. He is expected to miss two weeks.

    Huddle Up: This is a little bit of a sigh of relief given the initial scare. Mixon owners can cancel the scurried trade offers they sent for Giovani Bernard, although Bernard's value massively increases over the next two weeks. Simply put Mixon in an IR slot and claim Bernard if he's available.

  • Posted: 9/14/2018 1:54pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) may need to undergo arthroscopic surgery on the knee he injured in Week 2, which would sideline him for an undisclosed period of time, according to sources. Mixon is scheduled to receive a second opinion on his knee.

    Huddle Up: Owners will need to monitor the situation because Mixon likely would miss several weeks if he undergoes surgery. Giovani Bernard probably would take over as the starting running back if Mixon is sidelined and could be a low-end No. 2 running back or a flex option.

  • Posted: 9/13/2018 8:31pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) returned to the game for a second time Thursday, Sept. 13.

    Huddle Up: Mixon not only managed to get back in, he returned with a fury, promptly notching two rushes for more than 10 yards in his first drive back in the game. He's now registered a respectable performance after it looked like he might hang a dud following his standout Week 1 showing. He should unquestionably be in all lineups as long as he can stay healthy.

  • Posted: 9/13/2018 8:27pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) rushed 21 times for 84 yards Thursday, Sept. 13, against the Baltimore Ravens. Mixon left the game more than once with an apparent knee injury. He finished with one reception for three yards.

    Huddle Up: Mixon will have a few extra days to heal before the Bengals take on the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Sept. 23. The injury did not appear to be hampering him much in the fourth quarter.

  • Posted: 9/13/2018 8:13pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) had to exit for a second time during the team's game Thursday, Sept. 13, versus the Baltimore Ravens due to a right knee injury. He's considered questionable to return this time.

    Huddle Up: Despite it being a close game, the Bengals may opt to keep Mixon sidelined this time, since it's the same knee he banged up earlier in the contest. The second-year tailback tallied 48 yards on 14 carries along with a three-yard reception before coming out.

  • Posted: 9/13/2018 6:15pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) returned to the game Thursday, Sept. 13, after missing just one series.

    Huddle Up: Fortunately, Mixon left only very briefly and was given some rush attempts right away upon his return. He's exhibited early RB1 potential for all fantasy leagues and is thriving on being the team's workhorse.

  • Posted: 9/13/2018 5:59pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (knee) sustained a right knee injury in the team's Week 2 game Thursday, Sept. 13, opposite the Baltimore Ravens but is being considered probable to return.

    Huddle Up: Mixon didn't seem to be shaken up or anything after failing to get into the end zone from one yard out prior to his injury being announced. Thus, expect him to return to the contest sooner than later.

  • Posted: 9/10/2018 12:30pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon could receive up to 22 carries in future games this season, according to head coach Marvin Lewis.

    Huddle Up: Mixon's star shone bright in Week 1, albeit against a weaker defense in the Indianapolis Colts. His involvement in the passing game was also encouraging. The sophomore back deserves to be mentioned among the low-end RB1s going forward.

  • Posted: 9/9/2018 1:23pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon carried 17 times for 95 yards and a touchdown in the Week 1 victory against the Indianapolis Colts. He also added five receptions for 54 yards on seven targets.

    Huddle Up: Mixon dominated the backfield touches, as he has a total of 22 touches to just two for Giovani Bernard, his nearest competition. That's music to the ears of fantasy owners, who hate RB committees. There is no such thing in the Queen City, at least after Week 1. It's a quick turnaround for Mixon and the Bengals, who host the Ravens in Week 2 on Thursday night.

  • Posted: 8/16/2018 12:22pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (undisclosed) participated in practice Thursday, Aug. 16, despite leaving practice early Wednesday, Aug. 15.

    Huddle Up: Mixon appears to be fine and could play in the team's next preseason game. He likely will be the main running back for the Bengals this season and can be considered a No. 2 running back on most fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 8/15/2018 2:32pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (undisclosed) left practice early Wednesday, Aug. 15, walking off under his own power and without a trainer. He did not return from the locker room.

    Huddle Up: It's uncertain if Mixon suffered an injury, needed a restroom break or was just taken off as a precaution with weather in the area. We'll keep on top of Mixon's absence and let you know the latest when more details emerge.

  • Posted: 8/9/2018 6:33pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon rushed three times for nine yards and caught a 24-yard touchdown pass against the Chicago Bears in the preseason Thursday, Aug. 9.

    Huddle Up: Slated to lead the Cincinnati backfield, the second-year back should be a high-end RB2 in standard formats.

  • Posted: 7/19/2018 9:33am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon has shed weight this offseason, going from 230 pounds to 218 pounds. 'I feel like that's where I play my best,' Mixon said. 'I was trying to get last year but I wasn't able to make it. I feel real good. My body feels real good. I feel like I'm in really good shape.'

    Huddle Up: This is the kind of stuff you want to hear during the offseason. Mixon held his own as a rookie behind a suspect line, but he was considered by and large to be a disappointment. With an improved line and an improved physique, Mixon is primed to reach low-end RB1 to high-end RB2 status.

  • Posted: 6/24/2018 8:33pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon should break 1,000 yards behind a revamped offensive line this season, in the opinion of Gil Brandt of NFL.com.

    Huddle Up: Mixon struggled with efficiency as a rookie, but he still finished with 913 yards from scrimmage while starting just seven games. As the unquestioned starter in 2018, he should at least provide RB2 production.

  • Posted: 4/16/2018 2:48pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon has decreased his weight to 225 pounds this offseason after weighing in at 238 pounds last offseason. The sophomore running back plans to lose five more pounds before the season begins.

    Huddle Up: Mixon held his own behind a subpar offensive line as a rookie. With an improved line and improve physique, Mixon should be ready to better his numbers in his second year. As it stands, Mixon can be drafted as a low-end RB1 to high-end RB2 despite yielding touches to Giovani Bernard.

  • Posted: 12/31/2017 12:25pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (ankle) is officially active for the team's Week 17 game.

    Huddle Up: Mixon may have to share playing time with Giovani Bernard because of Bernard production over the last few weeks. Mixon could be a flex option in some leagues but is not a must-start option.

  • Posted: 12/31/2017 5:13am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (ankle) is still considered a game-time decision for Week 17's game against the Baltimore Ravens, although he is expected to be active. He wants to test the injury during pregame warmups before an official decision is made.

    Huddle Up: Mixon was officially listed as questionable on the injury report but was a limited practice participant during the team's two final sessions during the week. If he is active, he should be viewed as nothing more than a flex option.

  • Posted: 12/29/2017 12:39pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 29, and is listed as questionable for Week 17.

    Huddle Up: Mixon may be a game-time decision for Week 17, so owners will need to monitor the situation over the next few days. He will be a risky option for owners because he could be limited if he plays. Fantasy owners may want consider to healthier options for their lineups this week.

  • Posted: 12/24/2017 10:24am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 16 and is considered questionable to return.

    Huddle Up: Mixon was just returning from a concussion and is now sidelined with an ankle injury. Owners should keep an eye on the situation to see if Mixon will be able to return to the game. Giovani Bernard would take over as the starter if Mixon is out and could be a flex option.

  • Posted: 12/22/2017 1:47pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) practiced in full for a third straight day Friday, Dec. 22, and he has been removed from the injury report ahead of the Week 16 game against the Detroit Lions.

    Huddle Up: Mixon appears to be in line for his regular workload in the penultimate game of the regular season so start him as you normally would as a low-end RB2 or flex option.

  • Posted: 12/21/2017 1:19pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Dec. 21.

    Huddle Up: There's no reason to believe Mixon won't see his normal workload after back-to-back full practices, unless the Bengals just want to preserve him more heading into the offseason. As of now, Mixon is in the RB2 conversation.

  • Posted: 12/20/2017 1:23pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) participated fully in practice Wednesday, Dec. 20.

    Huddle Up: Apparently Mixon has cleared the concussion protocol after all. It may be too late for some fantasy owners, but the rookie can be plugged right back into starting lineups in what is a phenomenal matchup against the Detroit Lions.

  • Posted: 12/16/2017 12:19pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) has not cleared the concussion protocol yet and will not be able to play in Week 15.

    Huddle Up: Giovani Bernard will receive most of the work at running back with Mixon sidelined. He is coming off a solid Week 14 performance and can be a flex option for owners.

  • Posted: 12/15/2017 4:36pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 15, but is listed as questionable for Week 15.

    Huddle Up: Mixon needs to be cleared by the doctors because he is allowed to play, so owners should monitor the situation over the next few days. He can be a flex option if he is cleared to play, but owners will need other options available in case he is ruled out.

  • Posted: 12/14/2017 2:48pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 14.

    Huddle Up: Mixon needs to be cleared by doctors before he is allowed to play, so owners will need to monitor the situation. He can be at least a flex option for owners if he plays, but they will need other options ready in case he is ruled out.

  • Posted: 12/14/2017 8:58am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) is practicing Thursday, Dec. 14.

    Huddle Up: It's unknown how much, and he's not a shoo-in to return this week. He has a tough matchup against the Minnesota Vikings if he's fit to play, which makes him a low-end RB2.

  • Posted: 12/13/2017 8:37am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) remains in the concussion protocol Wednesday, Dec. 13.

    Huddle Up: If he makes it back, he'll have a tough matchup against the Minnesota Vikings as a low-end RB2.

  • Posted: 12/8/2017 9:37am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 14 against the Chicago Bears.

    Huddle Up: Mixon's absence paves the way for Giovani Bernard to make his first start of the season. With only rookie Brian Hill behind him, Bernard figures to be a high-volume back this week and will be a popular DFS target as a result. Owners should feel confident about using him as a RB2 or flex option.

  • Posted: 12/7/2017 10:45am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) missed practice again Thursday, Dec. 7.

    Huddle Up: Mixon has an uphill battle to clear the concussion protocol and be able to play this weekend. If he can't practice tomorrow then Giovani Bernard is all but assured to start in a decent matchup with the Chicago Bears. He would at least be a flex option if Mixon is inactive.

  • Posted: 12/4/2017 9:00pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) finished with 34 yards on seven carries in the team's Week 13 loss Monday, Dec. 4, against the Pittsburgh Steelers before departing in the second quarter with a concussion. He also caught his only target for eight yards.

    Huddle Up: Mixon was out to a nice start, looking to build on his career-high 114-yard effort from a week ago, but a concussion unfortunately cut his night short. With Cincinnati being on a short week, it might be tough for the rookie to suit up in Week 14, and if that's the case, Giovani Bernard figures to be looking at another big workload in his place.

  • Posted: 12/4/2017 7:23pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (concussion) had to exit the team's Week 13 game Monday, Dec. 4, versus the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a concussion. He's been declared out for the rest of the contest.

    Huddle Up: This would be a tough break for owners if Mixon has to miss any time right before the fantasy postseason is set to begin. The rookie out of Oklahoma was having a fine start to his evening before sustaining the injury in the second quarter. Giovani Bernard will benefit significantly in the event Mixon has to miss any further action.

  • Posted: 11/26/2017 1:44pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon posted 23 rushes for a career-high 114 yards and a touchdown in Week 12 against the Cleveland Browns. He also added three receptions for 51 yards on his three targets.

    Huddle Up: The Bengals have officially kicked off the training wheels and they're leaning on Mixon hard. He has 20 or more carries in each of the past two games and he has 314 total scrimmage yards over the past two games. He has three or more catches in seven of his 11 games, too, giving him a little more appeal as a RB2 in PPR formats. Next up is a visit from the Steelers on Monday Night Football in Week 13.

  • Posted: 11/19/2017 8:01pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon rushed 20 times for 49 yards and caught two passes for no yards in a 20-17 win over the Denver Broncos in Week 11.

    Huddle Up: Mixon didn't do much with his heavy workload, and he is managing just 3.0 yards per carry this year. The yardage just hasn't been there for Mixon, making him more of a flex play.

  • Posted: 11/5/2017 2:29pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon rushed for 31 yards and one touchdown on 12 carries against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 9. He also caught three passes for 15 yards during the game.

    Huddle Up: Mixon received nearly all of the touches in the running game but was only able to pick up 31 yards on the ground. He probably will continue to see a solid amount of touches during the game but may only be a flex option for owners until he is more productive.

  • Posted: 10/29/2017 6:08pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon rushed 11 times for just 18 yards in Week 8 against the Indianapolis Colts, but he made up for his lack of rush yards with three grabs for 91 yards on his three targets.

    Huddle Up: Mixon's big play was a 67-yard catch and run to set up the team's first offensive touchdown in the second quarter. It wasn't all great, as he lost his first career fumble, and he has put the ball on the ground twice in the past two weekends. However, he is the clear-cut No. 1 tailback in Cincinnati right now, and he'll duel with fellow rookie RB Leonard Fournette in Week 9 in Jacksonville in what could be an entertaining contest.

  • Posted: 10/28/2017 9:47pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon faces the Indianapolis Colts in Week 8, and the Colts have allowed a league-high 10 rushing touchdowns this year and the sixth-most rushing yards per game.

    Huddle Up: Mixon has just one rushing touchdown this year and hasn't rushed for more than 62 yards in a game, but Sunday's meeting with Indianapolis is a chance for a big performance. Consider him a high-upside RB2.

  • Posted: 10/23/2017 11:30am ET

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon was not give a single carry in the second half of the Bengals' Week 7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mixon verbalized his feelings, saying it was difficult watching Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell carry the football 35 times while he was a non-factor in the second half. The rookie running back ran the ball well in the first half, too, averaging 6.9 yards per carry.

    Huddle Up: Mixon's frustrations are logical. The Bengals ditched the talented rookie despite his successful first half. Next week is a prime opportunity for Cincinnati to recompense as the Bengals face off against one of the worst rush defenses in the NFL in the Indianapolis Colts. Try to put this game in the past and start Mixon as an RB2.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @IND 17 95 1 5 54 0
2 BAL 21 84 0 1 3 0
5 MIA 22 93 0 3 22 1
6 PIT 11 64 1 4 20 0

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 BAL 8 9 0 3 15 0
2 HOU 9 36 0 1 5 0
3 @GB 18 62 0 3 39 0
4 @CLE 17 29 0 4 19 0
5 BUF 15 51 1 0 0 0
7 @PIT 7 48 0 3 20 0
8 IND 11 18 0 3 91 0
9 @JAC 13 31 1 3 15 0
10 @TEN 9 37 1 1 3 0
11 @DEN 20 49 0 2 0 0
12 CLE 23 114 1 3 51 0
13 PIT 7 34 0 1 8 0
16 DET 3 12 0 2 20 0
17 @BAL 18 96 0 1 1 0

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