Indianapolis Colts

Position
RB
 
Jersey
39
Name  Deji Karim
Born  11/18/1986
Height  5-8
Weight  209
College  Southern Illinois
12/24/2012 4:20:00 PM
Description: Houston running back Deji Karim has been placed on injured reserve with a broken collarbone.
Insight: Karim was backing up Dennis Johnson (hip) and Jonathan Grimes. He was not a fantasy factor. The backup role falls to Ray Graham with Grimes expected to start in Week 17.
 
12/11/2012 4:43:00 PM
Description: The Colts have re-signed running back Deji Karim. SOURCE: Mike Chappell, Indianapolis Star
Insight: Karim could back up Vick Ballard with Donald Brown being placed on injured reserve Tuesday and Delone Carter dealing with an ankle injury. He's not a fantasy factor.
 
10/8/2010 8:04:00 AM
Description: After missing six weeks with a thumb injury, Jaguars rookie RB/KR Deji Karim is finally expected to make his regular-season debut this week. SOURCE: FLORIDA TIMES-UNION
Insight: Karim will get most of his work on special teams. He could start to see some snaps in the offense as the weeks go on, but he doesn't have any real value.
 
10/1/2010 10:25:00 AM
Description: Even though he's not a lock to be active this week, Jaguars RB/KR Deji Karim is ready for game action with a "new contraption" protecting his thumb. SOURCE: FLORIDA TIMES-UNION
Insight: Even if Karim was active, he wouldn't see much playing time behind MJD and Rashad Jennings.
 
7/22/2010 7:22:00 PM
Description: The Jaguars signed sixth-round rookie RB Deji Karim to a four-year, $1.9 million contract that includes a $110,000 signing bonus. SOURCE: NATIONAL FOOTBALL POST
Insight: After rushing for close to 1,700 yards and 18 TDs at Southern Illinois in 2009, Karim posted an impressive 4.37 forty and a 43-inch vertical at his pro day. He was the talk of OTAs and has a very good shot at beating out Rashad Jennings for the backup job. MJD owners should keep an eye on him if he ends up winning the job.
 

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