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| It wasn't long ago when T.J. Yeldon was inspiring optimism on a Jacksonville team that hadn't had much success since the departure of Maurice Jones-Drew. The Jags relegated Yeldon to being a passing down specialist in 2016 where he reached the 50-catch plateau on only 68 targets. Yeldon has failed to impress near the goal and offers little touchdown upside. The new coaching staff will certainly put his receiving skills to work again this season but he will have a tough time reaching the century mark in carries now that he has moved further down the depth chart. Chris Ivory's injury history could create more touches for Yeldon during the regular season but that doesn't guarantee that he will see more carries if Fournette is getting the job done. As a result, Yeldon's fantasy value coming into his third year has been reduced to deeper PPR leagues.
|Jaguars bench Bortles, Henne to start|
Turnovers could spell the end of Bortles' time in Jacksonville
By: Jake Gordon | Wed Aug 23, 7:20 pm
|JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Chad Henne will start Jacksonville's preseason game against Carolina, a change that could signal the end of Blake Bortles' career with the Jaguars.
Coach Doug Marrone made the announcement Wednesday, a day before the exhibition and nearly a week after he created a quarterback competition in Jacksonville for the first time since 2013. Marrone said both quarterbacks will get time with the first-team offense.
Henne, a 10-year veteran whose last start came in 2014, outperformed Bortles during training camp and through two preseason games. If Henne plays well against the Panthers, he likely will start the Sept. 10 season opener at Houston.
FFToday's Take: Jacksonville will lean on an improved offensive line and the trio of Leonard Fournette, Chris Ivory and T.J. Yeldon to carry the offense while setting up the passing game. Regardless of who starts under center, fantasy owners shouldn't expect Jacksonville to be a high volume passing attack in 2017. Adjust your rankings for Allen Robinson, Marquis Lee and Allen Hurns accordingly.