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News: 5 days agoFord carried the ball nine times for 19 yards and caught all three of his targets for 33 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 36-19 loss to the Rams.
Spin: He and Kareem Hunt essentially switched roles in this one, as Hunt led the Browns with 12 carries but it was Ford who made an impact through the air. How much of that usage was due to Joe Flacco being under center rather than rookie Dorian Thompson-Robinson (concussion) isn't yet clear, but the backfield duo figures to remain in some sort of timeshare heading into a Week 14 clash with the Jaguars' stout run defense.
ESPN Fantasy Projection: Ford was selected by Cleveland in the fifth round of the 2022 draft but was limited to eight carries on 13 snaps during his rookie season. The Cincinnati product is positioned for a larger role in his second season, as he competes to replace Kareem Hunt as the No. 2 back behind Nick Chubb. Ford has a good size/speed profile and his overall collegiate efficiency was good, though it did drop off a bit in his final season (2021) and he didn't see much work in the passing game. Ford is only worth late-round consideration in deep leagues, but he'll have some insurance appeal if he locks down No. 2 duties.