Darrel Young RB WAS 4 Months

Redskins FB Darrel Young (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 14.

Young practiced on a limited basis Friday, putting him on track to play against the Chiefs. His return would be an upgrade to Alfred Morris and Washington's running game. If Young is held out again this week, the Redskins would be forced to use Evan Royster as their starting fullback.

Darrel Young RB WAS 5 Months

Redskins FB Darrel Young (hamstring) is inactive for Week 13 against the Giants.

Young was limited in practice this week and listed as questionable on the injury report. Logan Paulsen will likely handle all lead blocking duties in his absence. The rest of the Redskins inactives are QB Rex Grossman, TE Jordan Reed, CB Chase Minnefield, TE Niles Paul, LB Brandon Jenkins, and OL Josh LeRibeus.

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Redskins FB Darrel Young (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 12.

Young was limited in practice this week and is tentatively expected to play on Monday night against the 49ers. He's managed to score touchdowns in two of the last three weeks, but remains off the fantasy radar.

Darrel Young RB WAS 5 Months

Darrel Young rushed once for no gain in Washington's Week 10 loss to the Vikings.

Young was held without a catch on one target in the passing game. His lone carry came on a 3rd-and-1 from the Redskins' 49-yard line with time running out in the fourth quarter. He couldn't convert, setting up a fourth down. As was suspected, Young's three-touchdown outburst against the Chargers was game-plan specific to Week 9. He remains well off the fantasy radar.

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ESPN Redskins blogger John Keim believes FB Darrel Young's three Week 9 touchdowns were less of a trend and more of a "wrinkle specific for (the Chargers') defense."

The Chargers didn't slant their defensive line, so Young's straight-ahead style worked wonders at the goal line. His touchdowns came from one, one, and four yards out. We wouldn't even bother picking up Young in fantasy leagues, beyond perhaps 16-teamers. He's a lead blocker and lightly-used checkdown option.

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Redskins FB Darrel Young rushed five times for 12 yards with three touchdowns in Sunday's 30-24 Week 9 overtime win over the Chargers.

Darrel Young RB WAS Mar 09 '13

Redskins re-signed restricted free agent FB Darrel Young to a three-year, $6.2 million contract.

Young and the Redskins have been in discussions regarding a new deal for the past couple of weeks. Young, the converted college linebacker, paved the way for Alfred Morris' impressive rookie season.

Darrel Young RB WAS Mar 05 '13

The Redskins have reportedly discussed a long-term deal with restricted free agent FB Darrel Young.

Young paved the way for Alfred Morris' eye-opening rookie season, appearing in all 16 games as a true lead-blocker. There's no urgency on deal because the Redskins can likely retain him via a $1.323 right-of-first-refusal tender.

Darrel Young RB WAS Aug 21 '12

Redskins FB Darrel Young (hamstring) resumed practicing on Tuesday.

The lead-blocking in coach Mike Shanahan's zone-blocking scheme is expected to make his preseason debut on Saturday. His return will lead to fewer snaps for Chris Cooley, who had been moonlighting at fullback of late.

Darrel Young RB WAS Aug 01 '12

Redskins FB Darrel Young (hamstring) is expected to be sidelined 1-2 weeks.

Young has emerged as a high-quality lead blocker, a key in Mike Shanahan's running game. He might sit out the first preseason game as a precaution.