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43 Branden Oliver RB
Height/Weight: 5-8/208 | Birthdate: 5/7/1991 | Birthplace: Miami, FL, USA | Team: San Diego | College: Buffalo | NFL Experience: 2 | Owned/Started%: 51/12
SD
 
Projections
RushesRushYdsRushTDCatchesRecYdsRecTDFPTS
Week 17 (@DEN) - Average14.559.502.522.007
Week 17 (@DEN) - Dave Richard1558032007
Week 17 (@DEN) - Jamey Eisenberg1461022408
2014 Season - Average0000000
2014 Season - Dave Richard0000000
2014 Season - Jamey Eisenberg0000000
Current Player Ranking: 253
 
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
141605823.630
 
Red Zone Stats
RushAttRushYdRuTDRushPCTTargtRecRecYdsRecTDTargtPct
21753 42.965141 8.5
 
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No Injury Reported
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Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
04/23/2015DeAngelo Williams, RB PIT
Tavon Austin, WR STL
Mark Ingram, RB NO
Branden Oliver, RB SD
 
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Latest News

Chargers RB Oliver working to take game to higher level

by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/24/15) Chargers running back Branden Oliver is not resting on his laurels after a breakout season in which he contributed 853 yards and four touchdowns on the ground and through the air combined.

"My power, strength, speed and agility am focusing on," he told the team website. "I want to get better at everything. I don't really focus on just one particular thing. I like to be well-rounded and won't limit myself to one area."

Oliver was particularly effective early in the season, rushing for 272 yards and two touchdowns during one three-game stretch. He is seeking greater consistency in 2015.

"(This year) I'm more comfortable and know the offense. Now I can just go out there and ball. I'm gelling with the guys and am more open to them because I know them better. It's really just crazy to be going into my second year already. But I feel real good."

Chargers Mike McCoy: RB Branden Oliver can be workhorse

by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com
(3/24/15) After losing running back Ryan Mathews to free agency, Chargers head coach Mike McCoy believes that Branden Oliver can be a workhorse back for the team, per ESPN.

“Ryan was very unique,” McCoy said. “He’s different than what we have now. But as that physical guy, yes, you can say Branden is that physical guy we have now.”

Oliver, an undrafted free agent in 2014, led the Chargers in rushing last season with 582 yards rushing and three touchdowns. He was named Pepsi AFC offensive rookie of the week twice last year. 

McCoy went on to say that Oliver will benefit from the return of Danny Woodhead and teammate Donald Brown in 2015. Both players missed time in 2014.

“We can win with the three guys we have now,” McCoy said. “I believe that. We’re going to play them all. So, they’re all going to play in their own way, and we’ll see what happens through the draft and the rest of free agency with what’s available.”

The 23-year-old ball carrier signed a four-year contract with the team last season.

Branden Oliver rumbles to 71 yards and a touchdown in loss to Chiefs

by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(12/28/14) Chargers running back Branden Oliver had 14 carries for 71 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 19-7 loss to the Chiefs. 

Oliver got a goal line carry early in the second quarter and plunged into the end zone from one yard out. His longest carry of the day went for 18 yards.

Oliver finishes his rookie campaign with 582 yards and three touchdowns on 160 carries. His most significant playing time coming when starting running back Ryan Mathews was injured.

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews gets the red-light for Week 17

by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/26/14) Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was officially ruled out for Sunday's regular season finale at Kansas City, per the team's official website.

Mathews' 2014 regular season campaign comes to an end after appearing in only six games, registering 330 yards and three touchdowns on 74 attempts on the ground. Branden Oliver, Donald Brown and Ronnie Brown will all shoulder the load in the running game.

According to Vegas Insiders, the Chargers are a 1-point underdog at Kansas City. San Diego can clinch a playoff spot with a win on Sunday.

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (ankle) still sidelined

by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(12/24/14) Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (ankle) was unable to practice again Wednesday as the team prepared for Sunday's game at Kansas City. Mathews has missed two straight games and nine overall this year.

If Mathews can't play, Branden Oliver, Donald Brown and Ronnie Brown would share backfield duties. The Chargers are 3-point underdogs.

 
 
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SeptemberRushingReceivingFumbles
GamedateOppResultGSAttYdsAvgLgTDRecYdsAvgLgTDFumRecYdsTD
9/8@ARIL 17-18NoDid Not Play
9/14SEAW 30-21NoDid Not Play
9/21@BUFW 22-10No3113.760000000000
9/28JACW 33-14No9232.6704338.31100000
Total  012342.8704338.31100000
OctoberRushingReceivingFumbles
GamedateOppResultGSAttYdsAvgLgTDRecYdsAvgLgTDFumRecYdsTD
10/5NYJW 31-0No191146.052146817.05010000
10/12@OAKW 31-28Yes261013.91214235.82000000
10/19KCL 20-23Yes15674.51302115.5900000
10/23@DENL 21-35Yes13362.82307273.92200000
Total  3733184.4522171297.65010000
NovemberRushingReceivingFumbles
GamedateOppResultGSAttYdsAvgLgTDRecYdsAvgLgTDFumRecYdsTD
11/2@MIAL 0-37Yes13191.5110177.0700000
11/16OAKW 13-6No13362.880133.0300000
11/23STLW 27-24No6172.8704235.81300000
11/30@BALW 34-33No177.070000000000
Total  133792.41106335.51300000
DecemberRushingReceivingFumbles
GamedateOppResultGSAttYdsAvgLgTDRecYdsAvgLgTDFumRecYdsTD
12/7NEL 14-23No310.340000000000
12/14DENL 10-22Yes12262.211044411.01700000
12/20@SFW 38-35Yes13534.12203289.31200000
12/28@KCL 7-19Yes14715.1181242.0600000
Yearly TotalRushingReceivingFumbles
GSAttYdsAvgLgTDRecYdsAvgLgTDFumRecYdsTD
  71605823.6523362717.55010000
 
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2014San Diego Chargers1471605823.6523330
TOTAL1471605823.6523330
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2014San Diego Chargers147362717.55013111
TOTAL147362717.55013111
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2014San Diego Chargers1412222.02200
TOTAL1412222.02200
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2014San Diego Chargers1411.000000.0000
TOTAL1411.000000.0000
 
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