Kareem Hunt, RB

  • 5'11"
  • 216
  • 24
  • 2 years
  • Toledo
  • 2017 R3 O, None
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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 KC 16 335 272 1327 4.9 8 1 63 53 455 3 1782 11 0 10 7
  Avg 14 276 227 1076 4.8 8 1 49 40 417 5 1492 13 0 8 8

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 KC 11 216 181 824 4.6 7 0 35 26 378 7 1202 14 0 5 9

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 12/9/2018 7:39am ET

    Free-agent RB Kareem Hunt (Chiefs) entered counseling earlier this week for alcohol and anger management, according to multiple sources with knowledge of his situation.

    Huddle Up: Hunt is facing a possible lengthy suspension from the NFL for three off-field incidents which have happened since January. Any disciplinary action taken by the league is likely to carry over to the 2019 season, which would make him a risky fantasy option in redraft leagues. Hunt is worth holding on to in dynasty and deep keeper leagues for now.

  • Posted: 12/4/2018 10:00am ET

    Free-agent RB Kareem Hunt is being investigated for his role in three off-field incidents as the NFL works toward a final discipline decision for the former Kansas City Chiefs running back, sources said Tuesday, Dec. 4. Hunt likely faces a multigame suspension stretching into the 2019 season.

    Huddle Up: From the strictly fantasy perspective, Hunt is worth hanging on to in dynasty and deep keeper leagues, but even if he does land with another team this offseason, expect him to miss at least half of next season if not more.

  • Posted: 12/2/2018 9:15am ET

    Impending free-agent RB Kareem Hunt (Chiefs) is facing a suspension of more than six games because of multiple off-field incidents, according to sources. He may look to start serving the suspension immediately if he signs with a team before the end of the season.

    Huddle Up: Hunt may have trouble finding a new team at this point, so he likely would serve at least part of the suspension next season. His fantasy value for the rest of this season is uncertain, so owners can consider keeping him on the bench until a final decision is made. He will be a risky option next season since he likely will not play a full season.

  • Posted: 11/30/2018 6:18pm ET

    The Kansas City Chiefs released RB Kareem Hunt Friday, Nov. 30, and placed on the commissioner's exempt list following the release of video showing Hunt involved in a physical altercation with a woman. 'As part of our internal discussions with Kareem, several members of our management team spoke directly to him,' the Chiefs said in a statement. 'Kareem was not truthful in those discussions. The evidence released today confirms that fact. We are releasing Kareem immediately.'

    Huddle Up: Spencer Ware should take over as the starting running back for the Chiefs the rest of the way and becomes a must-add option in all formats.

  • Posted: 11/30/2018 1:58pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (personal) was sent home Friday, Nov. 30, according to ESPN's Dan Graziano, as the team contemplates its options following the release of a February videotape of Hunt getting into a physical altercation with a woman in which he shoves her, charges at her and kicks her in the hallway of a Cleveland apartment building.

    Huddle Up: Stay tuned, as there figures to be a number of updates in the coming days. Graziano mentions the commissioner's exempt list as the most likely short-term resolution, although there is much that needs to be sorted out. From a fantasy perspective only, Spencer Ware needs to be owned in every league until the league and/or the team announces what Hunt's fate will be.

  • Posted: 11/19/2018 9:03pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 14 times for 70 yards in the Week 11 game against the Los Angeles Rams and he added three grabs for 41 yards and a touchdown on four targets.

    Huddle Up: If you had a fantasy guy going in this game featuring 105 points you likely did pretty well for yourself. You'll need to make alternate plans next week, as the Chiefs are on a bye.

  • Posted: 11/11/2018 6:14pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 16 times for 71 yards in the Week 10 game against the Arizona Cardinals and he added two receptions for 25 yards.

    Huddle Up: This was the first time since Week 1 on the road against the L.A. Chargers that Hunt failed to find the end zone either on the ground or through the air. It was a mediocre performance by his standards. He should rebound nicely against a surprisingly giving Rams defense in Mexico City next Monday night.

  • Posted: 11/4/2018 3:40pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt registered 17 rushes for 91 yards and two touchdowns in the Week 9 win against the Cleveland Browns and he scored a 50-yard touchdown on a catch, too.

    Huddle Up: Hunt, who played his college ball at Toledo and is from nearby Elyria, OH, dominated his hometown team. After a slow start by his 2017 standards, Hunt has totaled seven rushing touchdowns and five receiving scores over his past seven outings. The Chiefs host the Cardinals in Week 10.

  • Posted: 11/2/2018 2:32pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (knee) practiced in full for a third straight day on Friday, Nov. 2 and he is off the injury report ahead of the Week 9 game with the Cleveland Browns.

    Huddle Up: Hunt will be looking to gouge the NFL's 28th-ranked rush defense, as the Browns allow 138.9 yards per game on the ground while tied for the NFL lead with 12 rushing touchdowns allowed.

  • Posted: 11/1/2018 3:15pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 1.

    Huddle Up: Hunt has received at least 10 carries in every game this season and has been more involved in the passing game over the last few weeks. He should be a No. 1 running back in all leagues as long as he is healthy.

  • Posted: 10/31/2018 2:05pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (knee) was able to practice in full Wednesday, Oct. 31.

    Huddle Up: Perhaps Hunt tweaked his knee hurtling tacklers and rolling into the end zone. That was impressive. He appears to be just fine for the Week 9 game against the Browns, a team gashed by James Conner for big fantasy production last week.

  • Posted: 10/28/2018 3:01pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 16 times for 50 yards in the Week 8 game against the Denver Broncos and he added five receptions for 36 yards and a touchdown on six targets.

    Huddle Up: Hunt, the league's rushing leader in 2017, has just one 100-yard rushing game (and one 100-yard receiving game). Patrick Mahomes and the pass game has limited Hunt's rushing somewhat. Still, his game log is littered with touchdowns, scoring five times on the ground and five times through the air. He remains a legit No. 1 fantasy back heading into Week 9 against the Cleveland Browns, who were gouged by Pittsburgh's James Conner for big numbers on Sunday.

  • Posted: 10/27/2018 7:09pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt faces the Denver Broncos in Week 8, and the Broncos have allowed the second most rushing yards per game and the most yards per carry of any team in the NFL.

    Huddle Up: Hunt has been on a tear recently, topping 140 yards from scrimmage in three of the last four games and re-establishing himself as an elite fantasy option. Look for the trend to continue against vulnerable Denver run defense.

  • Posted: 10/21/2018 9:38pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt ran 15 times for 86 yards and a touchdown in Week 7 versus the Cincinnati Bengals. Hunt also caught five of his six targets for 55 yards and two more scores.

    Huddle Up: Hunt was spectacular in this one, consistently showing off his impressive combination of balance and power. There were at least three occasions in which a Cincinnati defender had him squared up for a negative play and the second-year back found a way to break the Bengals' will. Hunt has also been much more active in the passing game over the last two weeks, making him an elite fantasy play once again. That is exactly where he will be in Week 8 against the Denver Broncos.

  • Posted: 10/14/2018 9:50pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 10 times for 80 yards and caught five of his six targets for 105 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 versus the New England Patriots.

    Huddle Up: For perspective, Hunt tallied five catches on nine targets for 66 yards over his first five games combined. The second-year back did the bulk of his damage early in third quarter when Patrick Mahomes bought some time and Hunt got past his defender for a 67-yard connection. Head coach Andy Reid's usage of his top back has been curious at times this season, but Hunt still finds himself as the overall RB8 after six games. Kill remain firmly in the RB1 discussion in Week 7 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

  • Posted: 10/7/2018 7:07pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 22 times for 87 yards and a touchdown in the Week 5 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    Huddle Up: Hunt didn't seem to be terribly affected by the No. 1 defense of the Jaguars. Sure, he was limited to 4.0 yards per carry, but he found the end zone and was able to rip off a 24-yard run in the game. He got off to a bit of a slow start, but he is starting to click again. He is a legit low-end RB1 in all fantasy leagues. The Chiefs play the Patriots on Sunday night in Week 6.

  • Posted: 10/1/2018 8:24pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 19 times for 121 yards and a touchdown in the Week 4 game against the Denver Broncos on Monday, Oct. 1, and he added three grabs for 54 yards on four targets.

    Huddle Up: It was Hunt's finest performance of the season, and one fantasy owners expected from the NFL's leading rusher from 2017. He had season highs across the board with 19 carries, 121 yards, 6.4 yards per rush, three receptions and 54 receiving yards. He'll face another tough defense in Week 5 against the Jaguars.

  • Posted: 9/23/2018 3:31pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 18 times for 44 yards and two touchdowns in Week 3 against the San Francisco 49ers.

    Huddle Up: Hunt's average of just 2.4 yards per rush isn't going to make fantasy owners very happy, but the two scores cushion the blow a bit. He exploded on the scene last season, but these were his first scores of the year and he has been held to 50 or fewer total yards from scrimmage in two of his three outings so far. Treat him more as a RB2 in fantasy leagues heading into Week 4 against the Denver Broncos on Monday night.

  • Posted: 9/16/2018 3:20pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 18 times for 75 yards in Week 2 against the Pittsburgh Steelers while adding a catch for five yards and a touchdown.

    Huddle Up: Hunt started out slowly last week against the Chargers, but this was more like it for fantasy owners. He still has just 124 rushing yards on 34 attempts, an average of 3.6 yards. Hunt remains a RB1 based on his production last season, but the emergence of Patrick Mahomes under center is cutting down Hunt's fantasy value a bit. The Chiefs host the 49ers in Week 3.

  • Posted: 9/9/2018 7:18pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt rushed 16 times for just 49 yards in the Week 1 win against the Los Angeles Chargers and he had no catches on only one target.

    Huddle Up: Hunt disappointed his fantasy owners, as the Bolts did a good job mostly bottling him up. Kansas City didn't press too hard to run the ball, as they were having mega success in the pass game. He faces another difficult matchup on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 2, but he remains a fantasy stud. Be patient.

  • Posted: 9/8/2018 6:35pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt faces the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 1, and last year, Hunt rushed for a combined 327 yards in two meetings with the Chargers, topping 150 rushing yards in both games.

    Huddle Up: Hunt should be a fixture of season-long lineups all year, but after he torched the Chargers twice last year, you may also want to build around Hunt in DFS contests in the opener.

  • Posted: 8/25/2018 1:16pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt ran three times for seven yards in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 25 against the Chicago Bears while adding a 19-yard touchdown on his only catch and target.

    Huddle Up: The Chiefs know what Hunt is capable of doing and likely wanted to get him out of the game as quickly as possible to avoid disaster heading into the regular season. Hunt is a bona fide RB1 across all fantasy formats heading into 2018.

  • Posted: 8/1/2018 6:17pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Aug. 1.

    Huddle Up: Hunt was limited for several practices because of a hamstring injury but should be fine moving forward. He was one of the better running backs in the league in 2017 and will continue to be a focal point on offense for the Chiefs. He likely will be a first-round pick in all fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 7/28/2018 11:23am ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (hamstring) was limited to individual drills during practice Saturday, July 28. Head coach Andy Reid said the team is easing Hunt back into practice because he does not want Hunt to suffer a setback.

    Huddle Up: It is not known how long Hunt will be limited, but he has plenty of time to recover before the start of the season. He is coming off a fantastic rookie season and will continue to be one of the better running backs in the NFL. He likely will be off the board early during fantasy drafts.

  • Posted: 7/27/2018 5:32pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (hamstring) has been limited during the early part of training camp because the team is easing him back into practice.

    Huddle Up: Hunt probably will be a full participant in practice later in camp but will be fine for the start of the season. He was one of the top running backs in the league last season and will continue to receive a lot of touches. He should be a No. 1 fantasy back in all leagues.

  • Posted: 6/14/2018 10:48am ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (hamstring) will be fine for the start of training camp, according to head coach Andy Reid. He has missed a large portion of the offseason program with a hamstring issue.

    Huddle Up: The Chiefs will likely take a cautious approach with their starting running back in training camp and the preseason. There's no reason to risk aggravation with such a valuable player. Assuming he stays healthy, Hunt is a late-first to early-second round draft consideration.

  • Posted: 5/31/2018 1:05pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (hamstring) did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, May 31, because of a hamstring injury.

    Huddle Up: The Chiefs likely will be cautious with Hunt, so he may not do much until training camp in July. He was one of the top running backs in the NFL as a rookie in 2017 and should have a similar workload this upcoming season. Hunt should be a No. 1 fantasy running back in all leagues.

  • Posted: 5/29/2018 7:16am ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt said he is working on catching the ball and running more routes in organized team activities.

    Huddle Up: Hunt emerged as one of the top running backs in fantasy last season, and he'll be an option early in the first round.

  • Posted: 2/28/2018 8:52pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said at the NFL Scouting Combine on Wednesday, Feb. 28, that 'we probably need to expand on' RB Kareem Hunt's role in the passing game for next season.

    Huddle Up: Hunt is pretty much already locked in as an RB1 going into his second NFL campaign, but an increased presence in the club's air attack would only boost his stock even further. He was already a regular part of the passing game, drawing four targets per game in 2017, but it appears there's going to be even more work for the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year runner-up, who also rushed for 1,327 yards and eight scores this past year.

  • Posted: 2/19/2018 8:10pm ET

    Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt led the NFL - among players who recorded at least 175 carries - with 4.63 yards gained after defenders closed within one yard of him in 2017, according to Next Gen Stats.

    Huddle Up: This should come as no surprise to any of his owners, as Hunt routinely used exceptional balance and power to keep his feet after he got past the first level of defenders. Spencer Ware's return in 2018 could make a repeat of his league-leading rushing campaign unlikely, but Hunt has all the makings of being the next great Andy Reid running back.

  • Posted: 1/28/2018 8:52pm ET

    Georgia RB Sony Michel reminds Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com of Kansas City RB Kareem Hunt, and Jeremiah believes Michel is capable of making a similar impact in the NFL.

    Huddle Up: It will take the perfect situation for Michel to approach Hunt's rookie numbers, but he has all the tools to be an every-down back. At the very least, Michel can be targeted early in rookie drafts.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @LAC 16 49 0 0 0 0
2 @PIT 18 75 0 1 5 1
3 SF 18 44 2 0 0 0
4 @DEN 19 121 1 3 54 0
5 JAC 22 87 1 1 7 0
6 @NE 10 80 0 5 105 1
7 CIN 15 86 1 5 55 2
8 DEN 16 50 0 5 36 1
9 @CLE 17 91 2 1 50 1
10 ARI 16 71 0 2 25 0
11 @LAR 14 70 0 3 41 1

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @NE 17 148 1 5 98 2
2 PHI 13 81 2 3 28 0
3 @LAC 17 172 1 1 11 0
4 WAS 21 101 0 4 20 0
5 @HOU 29 107 0 3 9 0
6 PIT 9 21 0 5 89 0
7 @OAK 18 87 0 4 30 0
8 DEN 22 46 0 3 22 0
9 @DAL 9 37 0 4 24 0
11 @NYG 18 73 0 3 4 0
12 BUF 11 17 0 1 9 0
13 @NYJ 9 40 0 3 23 0
14 OAK 25 116 1 3 22 0
15 LAC 24 155 1 7 51 1
16 MIA 29 91 1 4 15 0
17 @DEN 1 35 1 0 0 0
P1 TEN 11 42 1 3 5 0

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