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Ryan Torain

Ryan Torain - #41 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 212 lbs.
Birthday 08/10/1986
Birthplace Topeka, KS
College Arizona State
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 4th pick by Broncos

Giants add RBs Lumpkin, Torain

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The Giants signed RBs Kregg Lumpkin and Ryan Torain on Tuesday. They will fill RB Andre Brown’s void on the roster.

Report: Redskins waive RB Torain

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
The Redskins waived RB Ryan Torain on Tuesday, ESPN Radio 980 in Washington D.C. reported. They promoted WR Aldrick Robinson to the 53-man roster.

Redskins seek consistency in run game

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Mike Shanahan believes the Redskins can run the ball like his old Broncos teams used to.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Six

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
PFW fantasy expert Pat Fitzmaurice wonders if Redskins RB Ryan Torain will get the majority of the carries in a favorable matchup against a sieve-like Eagles run defense.

Week Six matchups to exploit or avoid

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
William Del Pilar studied the Week Six matchups and warns you to avoid players such as Brandon Marshall while exploiting Victor Cruz.

Torain's arrival changes Redskins' backfield

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 2:33 a.m. ET
Ryan Torain's big game against the Rams in Week Four appeared to signify a shift in the Redskins' backfield, but it might not be exactly as expected.

Redskins could seek to bolster backfield

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Much like at quarterback, the men who make up the Redskins' current depth chart at running back might not be the ones who ultimately factor in to the position when the season begins.

Torain could be this year’s playoff surprise

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Each season, a couple players come out of nowhere to be darlings of the fantasy playoffs. In 2010, one of those players could be Redskins RB Ryan Torain.

Redskins must piece together running game

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 9:10 p.m. ET
The Redskins must live with what they have in the backfield and the offensive line, but changes are expected in the rushing attack for next season.

Redskins' run game deteriorating

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Redskins couldn't get anything going on the ground in Sunday's loss to the Vikings, and they might not have the pieces to get much better this season.

Portis' Redskins career might be over

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Redskins placed RB Clinton Portis on injured reserve, and it's very possible that he might not play for the team again.

Injury-depleted Redskins promote RB Davis

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:01 p.m. ET
Injuries to RBs Clinton Portis and Ryan Torain, as well as a number of other players, have caused the Redskins to shake up their roster.

Report: Portis could be done for the year

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis returned to the field Sunday for the first time since injuring his groin in Week Four, but he aggravated the injury early in the game and could miss the rest of the season.

Report: Torain tweaks hamstring in pregame

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Ryan Torain appeared to have reinjured a hamstring injury during pregame warm-ups for the Monday-night home game against Philadelphia, The Washington Post reported. As a result, Keiland Williams started at running back while Torain was riding an exercise ...

Report: Portis inactive; Torain, Banks cleared for Monday night

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Redskins will have dynamic returner Brandon Banks and RB Ryan Torain, but reportedly will be without RB Clinton Portis for their Monday night game vs. the Eagles.


Posted March 12, 2013
Torain has agreed to contracts with the New York Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Giants haven't announced the deals.||||||| Torain was signed by the Giants in late November after Andre Brown broke his leg. Starter Ahmad Bradshaw was recently cut and second-year pro David Wilson will be the starter.
Posted Dec. 27, 2011
The Washington Redskins have released Torain, who started four games this season, but fell behind rookies Roy Helu and Evan Royster on the depth chart.||||||| Torain rushed for only 200 yards this year, with 135 coming in the win over the St. Louis Rams on Oct. 2. He then struggled when given a shot at the starting job after Tim Hightower was lost for the season with a knee injury, leading to the emergence of the rookies. Torain rushed for 742 yards for the Redskins last year.
Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Torain rushed for 20 yards on 10 attempts in Sunday's 20-9 loss to the Dolphins.||||||| Since rushing for 135 yards in his season debut against the Rams on Oct. 2, Torain has amassed 53 yards on 31 attempts in his last five games.
Posted Oct. 17, 2011
Torain rushed for 22 yards on 10 carries Sunday in a 20-13 loss to Philadelphia.||||||| The poor effort and injuries to Washington's offensive line have the running game in a state of flux. Fantasy owners should turn elsewhere.
Posted Oct. 15, 2011
Torain rushed for 135 yards on 19 carries in Washington's last game, and could get the bulk of the carries again with Tim Hightower nursing a shoulder injury.||||||| On Sunday, the Redskins host the Eagles, who rank 30th in the NFL against the run, allowing an average of 140.2 yards.