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Tagged: Jay Ajayi (43 Results)

Podcast: October 11 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back on Week 5 of the regular season and preview tonight's Eagles-Giants game. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

Oct
10

Eagles interested in McCoy?

Philadelphia is reportedly interested in bringing Buffalo running back LESEAN MCCOY back to town. The Eagles lost starting running back JAY AJAYI for the season to a torn ACL so theyMore could certainly use a back of McCoy’s caliber. It’s unclear if the Bills are interested in a possible deal, but fantasy owners certainly would be. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: October 9 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Aaron Bland and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 5 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by YouRulz and DraftKings.  more »

Oct
9

Eagles place Ajayi on injured reserve

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Monday that they have placed running back JAY AJAYI on injured reserve. Ajayi reportedly tore his ACL in Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. With Ajayi out, the Eagles will turn to some combination of DARREN SPROLES, COREY CLEMENT, WENDELL SMALLWOOD, and rookie JOSH ADAMS.

Source: Team Website

Sep
28

Ajayi to play despite fractured back

Philadelphia running back JAY AJAYI says he has a small fracture in his back but he plans to play on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. While a fractured back sounds serious, even a small one, Ajayi did return to Thursday’s practice as a full participant.

Source: ESPN.com

Sep
27

Jeffery practices in full

Philadelphia wide receiver ALSHON JEFFERY was a full participant in practice for the first time this season on Wednesday. There has been no official word on Jeffery’s status for Sunday’s gameMore against the Tennessee Titans but he appears to be trending in the right direction. Meanwhile, running backs JAY AJAYI and DARREN SPROLES missed practice and remain question marks for Sunday’s game. Less

Source: Team Blog

Sep
22

Philly backfield in disarray

Philadelphia running backs JAY AJAYI and DARREN SPROLES have been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. COREY CLEMENT would be next in line but he is now listedMore as questionable due to a quad injury. If Clement can’t play, the Eagles would be down to WENDELL SMALLWOOD and JOSH ADAMS. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
19

Ajayi questionable vs. Colts

Philadelphia running back JAY AJAYI hurt his lower back against Tampa Bay and could miss Sunday’s game against Indianapolis due to the injury. Ajayi actually returned to the game against theMore Bucs but it appears the injury is now holding him back. If Ajayi is unavailable against the Colts, COREY CLEMENT will likely get the majority of the workload. Less

Source: New Jersey Star-Ledger

Sep
7

Ajayi leads Eagles in opening night win

Philadelphia running back JAY AJAYI made fantasy owners nervous with his slow start against Atlanta in Thursday night's season opener. Fortunately, by the end of the game Ajayi led the Philly backfield in carries and yards while also finding the end zone for two touchdowns.

Source: New Jersey Star-Ledger

Sep
5

Ajayi practices again with Eagles

Philadelphia running back JAY AJAYI practiced for the second consecutive day on Tuesday and appears ready to lead the team’s backfield, starting with Thursday’s season opener against the Atlanta Falcons. WhileMore there are other options in the Philly backfield, Ajayi could get the bulk of the rushing load this season if he remains healthy. Less

Source: Team Blog

Podcast: July 20 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Aaron Bland joins the podcast to talk Melvin Gordon, high-volume 49ers, injured quarterbacks, forgotten running backs Jay Ajayi and Mark Ingram, etc. Sponsored by YouRulz.  more »

Jun
21

Ajayi heads into camp as top option

Philadelphia running back JAY AJAYI is part of a crowded backfield in Philadelphia but he is expected to enter training camp atop the depth chart. Head coach Doug Pederson said recently that Ajayi is definitely going into camp as the No. 1 guy.

Source: NFL.com

Around the NFL: Will Ajayi break out?

The Eagles will use a committee of backs, with two and three backs heavily involved in most games. Or will they? Running backs coach Duce Staley indicates the team is looking to use Jay Ajayi in more of a featured role this season.  more »

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Around the NFL: Jay Ajayi

Jay Ajayi is getting a fresh start in Eagles camp this year, after joining the team in mideseason a year ago. He's looking forward to being "the guy," in the Eagles backfield, according to a story at philly.com. The history of Doug Pederson's offense in Philadelphia is that he's probably going to be disappointed.   more »

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Jun
4

Ajayi ready for workhorse role

Eagles running back JAY AJAYI is ready to lead the Philadelphia backfield and is looking forward to getting back to more of a workhorse role. With LEGARRETTE BLOUNT no longer onMore the team, Ajayi will get the opportunity. Ajayi is also heading into a contract year and is looking to prove himself to the league and to fantasy owners. Less

Source: Team Blog

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