As I Saw It: Dave Logan highlights Samaje Perine's impressive carry
Watch as Voice of the Broncos Dave Logan calls running back Samaje Perine's impressive carry that set up a Denver score in the third quarter of Sunday's win over the Browns.
RB Samaje Perine breaks off a 25-yard run against Cleveland | Broncos vs. Browns
Running back Samaje Perine bursts through the Browns' defense for a 25-yard run.
RB Samaje Perine finishes Broncos' opening drive with 3-yard TD run | Broncos vs. Browns
Running back Samaje Perine scores his first rushing touchdown of the season on the Broncos' opening drive against the Cleveland Browns.
RB Samaje Perine's broken tackle leads to 19-yard pickup | Broncos vs. Packers
Running back Samaje Perine breaks a tackle and records a 19-yard gain against the Green Bay Packers.
RB Samaje Perine takes off for 25-yard gain on a screen | Broncos vs. Jets
Running back Samaje Perine takes off for a 25-yard gain on a screen play against the New York Jets.
RB Samaje Perine on the running backs' usage as receivers: 'It gives the defense something else to have to think about'
Running back Samaje Perine talks about his partnership with running back Javonte Williams and the Broncos' ability to sustain drives.
RB Samaje Perine showcases elusiveness for 20-yard catch-and-run | Broncos vs. Raiders
Running back Samaje Perine shakes off a would-be tackle for a 20-yard gain against the Las Vegas Raiders.
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|2||Commanders||L 33 - 35||1||4||4||4||0||3||20||6.7||9||0|
|3||@Dolphins||L 20 - 70||3||9||3||3||0||2||15||7.5||8||0|
|4||@Bears||W 31 - 28||6||12||2||5||0||2||23||11.5||12||0|
|5||Jets||L 21 - 31||6||22||3.7||8||0||4||73||18.2||29||0||1||1|
|6||@Chiefs||L 8 - 19||2||16||8||15||0||1||1|
|7||Packers||W 19 - 17||2||10||5||5||0||3||31||10.3||19||0|
|8||Chiefs||W 24 - 9||1||5||5||5||0||2||16||8||10||0|
|10||@Bills||W 24 - 22||1||8||8||8||0||3||35||11.7||18||0|
|11||Vikings||W 21 - 20||1||7||7||7||0||7||60||8.6||17||0||1||0|
|12||Browns||W 29 - 12||7||55||7.9||24||1||1||11||11||11||0|
|13||@Texans||L 17 - 22||1||1||1||1||0||2||5||2.5||5||0|
PERINE AT A GLANCE:
- A seventh-year running back from the University of Oklahoma who has appeared in 76 games (11 starts) and seven postseason contests with Washington (2017-18), Cincinnati (2019, '20- 22) and Miami (2019).
- Recorded 401 rushes for 1,592 yards (4.0 avg.) with seven touchdowns to go along with 101 receptions for 736 yards (7.3 avg.) with six scores.
- Totaled 17 carries for 60 yards (3.5 avg.) with one touchdown and caught 12 passes for 82 yards (6.8 avg.) with one score in seven career postseason games.
- Played in 16 games (2 starts) in 2022 with Cincinnati, rushing 95 times for 394 yards (4.1 avg.) with two touchdowns while setting career receiving highs with 38 receptions, 287 receiving yards and four scores.
- Appeared in 16 games during the 2021 season, totaling 246 yards with one touchdown on 55 rushing attempts (4.5 avg.) along with 196 yards with one score on 27 receptions (7.3 avg.).
- Recorded 63 carries for 301 yards (4.8 avg.) with three scores along with 66 yards on 11 catches (6.0 avg.) in 16 games in 2020.
- Totaled a career-high 603 yards with one score on 175 rushing attempts (3.4 avg.) and also finished with 182 receiving yards and one touchdown on 22 catches (8.3 avg.) as a rookie in 2017.
- Started 30-of-36 games he played in at the University of Oklahoma (2014-16), finishing his career as Oklahoma's all-time leading rusher (4,122) and held the NCAA single-game rushing record (427 yds. vs. Kansas in 2014) at the time of his departure.
- Received All-Big 12 second team honors after totaling 1,060 yards on 196 carries (5.4 avg.) with 12 rushing touchdowns along with 10 receptions for 106 yards (10.6 avg.) and one score in 10 games (9 starts) in 2016.
- Named first-team All-Big 12 after starting all 13 games in 2015, tallying 1,349 yards on 226 rushing attempts (6.0 avg.) with 16 rushing scores while catching 15 passes for 107 yards (7.1 avg.) with one score.
- Earned third-team All-America and Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year honors by the Associated Press and was also named Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year and first-team All-Big 12 in 2014.
- Selected by Washington in the fourth round (114th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.
- Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent on March 15, 2023.
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Perine also discussed how his partnership with running back Javonte Williams poses problems for opposing defenses.