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Running Back, Las Vegas Raiders

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Draft: 2019 Round 1 (24)
College: Alabama
Ht: 5’10”  Wt: 220 DOB: 1998-02-11 Age: 23

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2019 LV 13 242 1,150 4.8 7 27 20 166 8.3 0 173.6 13.4
2020 LV 15 273 1,065 3.9 12 45 33 238 7.2 0 202.3 13.5
2021 LV 15 217 872 4.0 9 64 54 348 6.4 0 176.0 11.7
2021 (Projected) LV   250 1,077 4.3 8   31 229 7.4 1 184.6  

2021 Outlook
Depth Chart
Former first round NFL Draft pick Josh Jacobs was able to stay relatively healthy which allowed him to finish as a mid-level RB1 in both standard scoring and PPR fantasy leagues in 2020. While many fantasy owners were disappointed that he didn't provide a truly league-winning performance in his second season, it's tough to be too hard on Jacobs, as he was actually fairly efficient given the horrendous run blocking that was in front of him. It would've been easy, in fact, to slot Jacobs in as an easy second-round pick in fantasy drafts this season if the Raiders hadn't brought in significant competition for touches, in the form of former Arizona and Miami running back Kenyan Drake. Now there appears to be significantly more concern, and rightfully so.

Jacobs owners should be particularly worried about Drake because there's much more of an overlap between these two backs' skill sets than might meet the eye. One area that is particularly worrisome, if you're a Jacobs owner, is the goal line. Drake quietly finished second among all running backs in 2020 with 19 goal line carries, holding teammate Chase Edmonds to just one of those such touches on the season. Drake was able to convert those carries into 10 rushing touchdowns on the year - eighth-most among all running backs. Jacobs, meanwhile, saw 16 goal line carries which was good enough for third among all running backs. Jacobs converted at a higher rate than Drake did as he scored 12 touchdowns on the year, but the obvious concern is that Jacobs and Drake could end up splitting goal line carries in an already relatively low-volume Raiders offense.

With touchdowns buoying both backs' season-long finishes, it's hard to believe that either Jacobs or Drake will finish 2021 with as many points as they accumulated in 2020 unless the other one goes down with a multi-week injury.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Josh Jacobs
RB2RB2 Kenyan Drake
RB3RB3 Peyton Barber
RB4RB4 Jalen Richard
RB5FB1 Alec Ingold
RB6RB5 Trey Ragas
Raiders Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Waller, Jacobs listed as Questionable for Raiders
Both are gametime decisions
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Jan 7, 4:00 pm

Las Vegas Raiders
Darren Waller was a limited participant in walk-throughs throughout the week, which marked the first time he practiced since suffering knee and back injuries against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving. He’s listed as questionable to play Sunday. Running back Josh Jacobs (ribs) was a limited participant all week. He’s questionable to play, but he’ll suit up if he can tolerate the pain. (The Athletic)

FFToday's Take: Waller is going to be a gametime decision and is no lock to play a full amount of snaps even if he is active. We should get a better read on Waller's status Sunday morning. Jacobs seems a better bet to play but both should will be uncomfortable fantasy options in Week 18.



2021 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 BAL W 33-27 10 34 3.4 2 2 1 6 6.0 0 16.0
4 at LAC L 14-28 13 40 3.1 0 5 5 17 3.4 0 5.7
5 CHI L 9-20 15 48 3.2 1 5 4 19 4.8 0 12.7
6 at DEN W 34-24 16 53 3.3 1 1 1 29 29.0 0 14.2
7 PHI W 33-22 6 29 4.8 1 3 3 39 13.0 0 12.8
9 at NYG L 16-23 13 76 5.8 0 4 4 19 4.8 0 9.5
10 KC L 14-41 7 16 2.3 0 5 5 20 4.0 0 3.6
11 CIN L 13-32 9 37 4.1 0 7 5 24 4.8 0 6.1
12 at DAL W 36-33 22 87 4.0 1 4 2 25 12.5 0 17.2
13 WAS L 15-17 13 52 4.0 1 9 9 38 4.2 0 15.0
14 at KC L 9-48 9 24 2.7 0 6 5 46 9.2 0 7.0
15 at CLE W 16-14 15 52 3.5 0 4 3 42 14.0 0 9.4
16 DEN W 17-13 27 129 4.8 0 3 1 -5 -5.0 0 12.4
17 at IND W 23-20 16 63 3.9 1 4 4 17 4.3 0 14.0
18 LAC W 35-32 26 132 5.1 1 2 2 12 6.0 0 20.4
WC at CIN L 19-26 13 83 6.4 0 5 4 44 11.0 0 12.7
WC = Wild-Card

2020 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at CAR W 34-30 25 93 3.7 3 6 4 46 11.5 0 31.9
2 NO W 34-24 27 88 3.3 0 3 3 17 5.7 0 10.5
3 at NE L 20-36 16 71 4.4 0 4 3 12 4.0 0 8.3
4 BUF L 23-30 15 48 3.2 0 4 3 25 8.3 0 7.3
5 at KC W 40-32 23 77 3.3 2 3 2 8 4.0 0 20.5
7 TB L 20-45 10 17 1.7 0 4 3 14 4.7 0 3.1
8 at CLE W 16-6 31 129 4.2 0 1 0 0 - 0 12.9
9 at LAC W 31-26 14 65 4.6 1 1 1 3 3.0 0 12.8
10 DEN W 37-12 21 112 5.3 2 4 4 24 6.0 0 25.6
11 KC L 31-35 17 55 3.2 1 1 1 9 9.0 0 12.4
12 at ATL L 6-43 7 27 3.9 0 3 3 17 5.7 0 4.4
14 IND L 27-44 13 49 3.8 0 5 3 25 8.3 0 7.4
15 LAC L 27-30 26 76 2.9 1 3 3 38 12.7 0 17.4
16 MIA L 25-26 13 69 5.3 0 2 0 0 - 0 6.9
17 at DEN W 32-31 15 89 5.9 2 1 0 0 - 0 20.9

2019 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 DEN W 24-16 23 85 3.7 2 1 1 28 28.0 0 23.3
2 KC L 10-28 12 99 8.3 0 0 0 0 - 0 9.9
3 at MIN L 14-34 10 44 4.4 0 2 0 0 - 0 4.4
4 at IND W 31-24 17 79 4.6 0 2 2 29 14.5 0 10.8
5 CHI W 24-21 26 123 4.7 2 3 3 20 6.7 0 26.3
7 at GB L 24-42 21 124 5.9 0 3 3 10 3.3 0 13.4
8 at HOU L 24-27 15 66 4.4 0 2 2 15 7.5 0 8.1
9 DET W 31-24 28 120 4.3 2 2 0 0 - 0 24.0
10 LAC W 26-24 16 71 4.4 1 5 3 30 10.0 0 16.1
11 CIN W 17-10 23 112 4.9 0 3 3 12 4.0 0 12.4
12 at NYJ L 3-34 10 34 3.4 0 1 1 2 2.0 0 3.6
13 at KC L 9-40 17 104 6.1 0 0 0 0 - 0 10.4
15 JAC L 16-20 24 89 3.7 0 3 2 20 10.0 0 10.9

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