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Tagged: Jay Ajayi (43 Results)

May
28

Eagles RB Clement looking for increased role in crowded backfield

Philadelphia running back COREY CLEMENT is looking to build on his playoff and Super Bowl success and increase his role with the Eagles heading into the 2018 season. While Clement isMore a promising young back, fellow running back JAY AJAYI is expected to lead the way for the Eagles. The Philadelphia backfield is also a crowded place with DARREN SPROLES, WENDELL SMALLWOOD, DONNEL PUMPHREY, MATT JONES, and JOSH ADAMS all in the mix as well. Less

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

May
24

Wentz practices, Ajayi looking good

Philadelphia quarterback CARSON WENTZ looked good at the start of OTAs, despite being just five months removed from major knee surgery. Wentz is still far from a full recovery but hisMore progress is encouraging. Running back JAY AJAYI also looked bigger and appeared to be in great shape as he heads into a contract year with the Eagles. Less

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

May
10

Eagles sign RB Matt Jones

The Philadelphia Eagles signed free agent running back MATT JONES to a two-year deal to potentially provide depth at the position. With JAY AJAYI, DARREN SPROLES, and COREY CLEMENT already set in the backfield, it’s unlikely that Jones will provide much fantasy value.

Source: Team Blog

Jan
26

Ajay limited in practice

Philadelphia lead running back JAY AJAYI was limited in practice on Thursday due to an ankle injury. Ajayi was actually listed as a full participant on Wednesday so his injury statusMore will be something to keep an eye on over the next several days. The Eagles will hold practice today and Saturday before leaving for Minneapolis on Sunday to continue preparations for the Super Bowl. Less

Source: Team Blog

Nov
15

Ajayi up-to-speed with Eagles

Philadelphia running back JAY AJAYI appears to be up to speed after only a couple of weeks with his new team. Offensive coordinator Frank Reich said there’s not a play he wouldn’t feel comfortable with Ajayi running. His workload is expected to grow, beginning Sunday against the rival Dallas Cowboys.

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Nov
6

Fantasy points plentiful for Eagles vs. Broncos

Philadelphia quarterback CARSON WENTZ solved the Denver defense on Sunday as he had his third 4 touchdown game in the last five weeks. Newcomer JAY AJAYI also made an impact withMore a handful of carries that included a 46-yard touchdown run. Even undrafted rookie running back COREY CLEMENT scored 3 touchdowns on the day. Less

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Nov
4

Ajayi not quite ready for workhorse role with Eagles

Philadelphia running back JAY AJAYI could be a couple of weeks away from a significant workload with his new team. Head coach Doug Pederson has not made a determination on whetherMore or not Ajayi will play on Sunday against Denver as he works to get up to speed on the Eagles offense. With a bye week next week, Ajayi may be a better fantasy option in Week #11 against Dallas. Less

Source: NFL.com

Mailbag: November 3, 2017

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this addition. What to make of the new running backs in Miami. Are quarterback slides dangerous? What are realistic expectations for Josh Gordon? And what are the Broncos doing with Devontae Booker? more »

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Nov
3

Dolphins to feature committee backfield

With running back JAY AJAYI no longer in Miami, the Dolphins plan to feature a committee backfield for the remainder of the season. Offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen expects both DAMIEN WILLIAMSMore and KENYAN DRAKE to lead the way, with neither expected to carry a load as substantial as Ajayi did previously. Less

Source: Miami Herald

Nov
1

Eagles acquire RB Ajayi in trade

Philadelphia acquired Pro Bowl running back JAY AJAYI from Miami on Tuesday after sending the Dolphins a 2018 fourth-round draft pick. Ajayi, 24, has struggled this season, averaging only 3.4 yardsMore per carry with no touchdowns through 7 games. Ajayi should have a greater opportunity with the Eagles, who have had a non-existent running game for much of the season. Less

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Podcast: October 31 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Justin Eleff sorts through a busy week in waiver wire considerations: suspensions (for real this time! maybe!), trades, byes galore. Sponsored by Draft Day Sports Pro Football 2018 (draftdaysports.com).  more »

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Podcast: October 12 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 5 and discuss this season's rookie quarterbacks and the teams most likely to land next season's rookie quarterbacks. Sponsored by DraftKings.  more »

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Podcast: October 6 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 5, and Andy Richardson takes some abuse (in absentia) for his performance to date in the Fantasy Index Blackout.  more »

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Sep
28

Ajayi dealing with knee injury

Miami running back JAY AJAYI is still affected by a knee injury and did not practice on Wednesday. The Dolphins play against New Orleans on Sunday in London and Ajayi isMore expected to play but the knee has been bothering him all year. Ajayi is also coming off one of his worst games ever on Sunday against the New York Jets. Fantasy owners should proceed with caution. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
23

Ajayi optimistic for Sunday’s game vs. Jets

Miami running back JAY AJAYI missed two practices this week dealing with a knee injury but he returned for Friday’s walkthrough as the Dolphins prepare for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. Ajayi is officially listed as questionable but he is optimistic about playing in Sunday’s game.

Source: ESPN.com

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