Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 1 Month

Cardinals signed RB Jonathan Dwyer to a one-year contract.

Dwyer, 24, finished 2013 in Pittsburgh with 197 yards on 49 carries (4.0 YPC) and eight receptions. He's a devastating pass protector and excels in short yardage. Although Dwyer lacks a high ceiling, he's a sensible signing in Arizona due to his familiarity with Bruce Arians' offense. He's a better talent than Stepfan Taylor. If this is all the Cards add at tailback during the offseason, it'll be good news for Andre Ellington's fantasy outlook.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 2 Months's Scott Brown believes the Steelers will attempt to re-sign free agent Jonathan Dwyer.

Dwyer was Le'Veon Bell's primary backup in 2013, finishing with 49 carries and 197 yards. A short-yardage specialist, he could return as veteran insurance and shouldn't command much guaranteed money. The Steelers could also look to add depth at running back through the draft or free agency.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 4 Months

Jonathan Dwyer rushed three times for 10 yards in Pittsburgh's Week 17 win over the Browns.

An on-again/off-again short-yardage specialist, Dwyer finishes 2013 with 49 carries for 197 yards. An impending free agent, there's no guarantee Dwyer will be back in the Steel City next season. Le'Veon Bell has put a stranglehold on starting duties for the Steelers.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 5 Months

Jonathan Dwyer rushed eight times for 38 yards and caught a three-yard pass in Pittsburgh's Week 10 win over Buffalo.

Dwyer and Felix Jones (four carries, 16 yards) are the Steelers' "breather backs" behind Le'Veon Bell (25 touches). Dwyer would need a Bell injury to be worth grabbing in 12- and 14-team fantasy leagues.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 6 Months

Jonathan Dwyer rushed one time for 30 yards in Sunday's Week 9 loss at New England.

Dwyer also caught one pass for 23 yards. But the big plays weren't enough to earn him any playing time over rookie Le'Veon Bell, who is locked in as a workhorse. Dwyer is waiver-wire fodder.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 6 Months

Jonathan Dwyer rushed three times for nine yards in the Steelers' Week 8 loss to the Raiders.

Dwyer was the No. 2 back behind Le'Veon Bell on Sunday; he's essentially a "breather" player who only gets snaps when Bell needs to catch his breath. Dwyer isn't much of a fantasy handcuff because he'd likely share backfield duties with Felix Jones if Bell ever suffered an injury.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 6 Months

Jonathan Dwyer rushed one time for four yards in Sunday's Week 7 win over the Ravens.

Dwyer is a power back that has no role because feature back Le'Veon Bell has more power.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 7 Months

Jonathan Dwyer rushed two times for seven yards in Week 4 against the Vikings.

Dwyer barely saw the field behind Le'Veon Bell and Felix Jones. He's no longer needed in pass protection or on third downs and can be safely dropped in the majority of fantasy leagues.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 7 Months

Jonathan Dwyer had 12 carries for 39 yards in Sunday night's Week 3 loss to the Bears.

Dwyer was used in a change-of-pace role behind Felix Jones and was the preferred option in pass protection over Isaac Redman. He had an impressive 25-yard run in first half and took over as the lead back after Jones fumbled in third quarter. Dwyer is nothing more than a desperation RB4 in re-draft leagues.

Jonathan Dwyer RB ARI 7 Months2 Comments

Jonathan Dwyer rushed one time for two yards in Monday night's Week 2 loss to Cincinnati.

Dwyer played just two snaps. He was only in the game in the first quarter as the No. 2 back while Isaac Redman was being tested for a concussion. Dwyer is obviously well off the fantasy radar. He's behind Redman and Felix Jones.