Kerrith Whyte
Kerrith Whyte
23-Year-Old Running BackRB
Pittsburgh Steelers
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Following a rookie season spent on Chicago's practice squad Whyte saw his first game action in 2019, playing in six games for Pittsburgh. He averaged an impressive 5.1 yards per carry, albeit with a limited sample size of just 24 carries. The addition of fourth-round pick Anthony McFarland and free agent Wendall Smallwood to an already crowded backfield that includes James Conner, Benny Snell and Jaylen Samuels will likely result in Whyte having a similarly minimal role this season. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the Steelers in November of 2019.
Non-factor on offense
RBPittsburgh Steelers
December 30, 2019
Whyte ran for one yard on three carries in Sunday's 28-10 loss to the Ravens.
ANALYSIS
Even with James Conner (quadriceps) inactive, Whyte played a minimal role on offense and finishes the 2019 season with 122 yards on 24 carries in six games. Most of that (84 yards) came in two games in which he also caught his only target for nine yards. The Steelers' backfield is unsettled heading into 2020, but Whyte is unlikely to have a major role.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Kerrith Whyte's 2019 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Broken Tackle %
8.3%
 
Positive Run %
87.5%
 
% Yds After Contact
58.2%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
3.0
 
Rushing TD %
0.0%
 
Touches Per Game
4.2
 
% Snaps w/Touch
61.0%
 
Air Yards Per Game
-0.3
 
Air Yards Per Snap
-0.05
 
% Team Air Yards
-0.1%
 
% Team Targets
0.2%
 
Avg Depth of Target
-2.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
100.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
11.0
 
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2019 Kerrith Whyte Split Stats
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2019 Fantasy Outlook
After being selected in the seventh round of this year's draft and White'll be competing for the No. 4 running back job with Taquan Mizzell and Ryan Nall. Should he be able to win the competition, he'd likely need injuries to occur at the top of the depth chart to see more than a few snaps per game.
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Six carries as Conner gets injured
RBPittsburgh Steelers
December 22, 2019
Whyte rushed six times for 22 yards and wasn't targeted in the passing game in Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Jets.
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Usage take a hit
RBPittsburgh Steelers
December 16, 2019
Whyte ran for five yards on two carries in Pittsburgh's 17-10 loss to Buffalo on Sunday night.
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Totals 50 yards from scrimmage
RBPittsburgh Steelers
December 8, 2019
Whyte totaled 41 yards on five carries and caught his only target for nine yards in Pittsburgh's 23-17 win over Arizona on Sunday.
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Runs for 43 yards in debut
RBPittsburgh Steelers
November 24, 2019
Whyte ran six times for 43 yards in Pittsburgh's 16-10 win over Cincinnati on Sunday.
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Joining Pittsburgh
RBPittsburgh Steelers
November 16, 2019
Whyte signed a contract with the Steelers on Saturday.
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