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Tagged: Josh Jacobs (56 Results)

Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

The Raiders, Ravens and Saints are looking like playoff teams, and they’ve been able to be successful despite playing difficult schedules. That’s impressive.  more »

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

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 5 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly.  more »

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Sep
25

Raiders RB Jacobs, TE Waller hurting heading into Week #3

Las Vegas Raiders running back JOSH JACOBS (hip) and tight end DARREN WALLER (knee) are ailing heading into Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots. While the team held a walkthroughMore rather than an actual practice coming off their Monday night game, the team indicated that neither player would have participated in an actual practice. The duo's health will be worth monitoring over the next couple of days. Less

Source: The Mercury News

Sep
14

RB Jacobs leads Raiders with 3 touchdowns

Las Vegas running back JOSH JACOBS continues to prove himself as the workhorse back of the future for the Raiders, leading the team to a season opening victory over the CarolinaMore Panthers on Sunday. Jacobs found the end zone 3 times against the Panthers, leading the way for the Raiders and his fantasy owners. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Raiders running backs

Maybe you've seen the recent stories where Mike Mayock and Jon Gruden have said that Josh Jacobs will be used more in the passing game this year. Or Jacobs himself saying his goal is to catch "at least" 60 passes. (He caught just 20 a year ago.) Please do not believe any of them.   more »

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Around the NFL: Josh Jacobs

Another week, another Josh Jacobs-related story in which we're told that he'll be used more in the passing game this year. It sounds great, and makes sense considering the way he was used in college. It's the team's other personnel moves which make it sound like a lie.   more »

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May
25

“Sky is the limit” for Titans WR Brown

Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. BROWN says the “sky is the limit” as he heads into his second NFL season. Brown was the only 1,000-yard rookie receiver in 2019, and heMore became the first rookie since 1970 to have 1,000 yards and average more than 20 yards per reception. Brown finished third in the Offensive Rookie of the Year voting behind KYLER MURRAY and JOSH JACOBS. Less

Source: Nashville Post

Ian Allan: 2nd-year backs

There are four running backs who showed promise last year as rookies. Should we all be tripping over ourselves to select these guys? Or is it better to show caution when a player is entering his second year?  more »

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May
11

Raiders add RB Booker

The Las Vegas Raiders signed former Denver Broncos running back DEVONTAE BOOKER to add some depth to their backfield. Booker is a former fourth-round pick from back in the 2016 NFLMore Draft. He had a promising rookie season but his role in Denver gradually decreased. The Raiders also drafted LYNN BOWDEN in the third round to back up JOSH JACOBS, so it’s unclear what kind of a role Booker will have this season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Josh Jacobs

Maybe you saw the story in March where Mike Mayock said he expected Josh Jacobs' role in the passing game to increase in 2020. He said it, but actions speak louder than words. The Raiders keep bringing in other players as candidates for those chances.   more »

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Around the NFL: Raiders running backs

DeAndre Washington signed with Kansas City last week. He was used primarily as a receiving back in Oakland, so fair to wonder if he might absorb some of that production in Kansas City. The other part of the equation is the boost this could potentially give to Josh Jacobs and Jalen Richard.   more »

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Dec
28

Jacobs not expected to play vs. Broncos

Oakland running back JOSH JACOBS is officially listed as doubtful for Sunday’s season finale against the Denver Broncos. Although Jacobs will make the trip to Denver, he is not expected toMore play in the game as he continues to deal with a fractured shoulder. Jacobs also had a surgical procedure this week for a superficial skin infection on his leg, but it’s the shoulder injury that is likely to keep him out of action. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Dec
27

Jacobs has surgery for skin infection

Oakland Raiders running back JOSH JACOBS had unexpected surgery on Wednesday to treat a skin infection on his leg. Head coach Jon Gruden did not seem concerned about the skin infection,More focusing more on Jacobs’ fractured right shoulder. The Raiders are miraculously still alive for the postseason, but they need a lot of help. If Jacobs can’t play in Sunday’s game against Denver, veteran DEANDRE WASHINGTON would start again for the Raiders. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Dec
19

Jacobs to sit vs. Chargers

Oakland Raiders rookie running back JOSH JACOBS is not expected to play on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. Jacobs continues to deal with a shoulder injury that has slowed himMore in recent weeks. Head coach Jon Gruden said on Wednesday that the team would hold out hope that Jacobs could play the following week against Denver, but that doesn’t help fantasy owners this weekend. Less

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dec
14

Jacobs planning to play vs. Jaguars

Oakland running back JOSH JACOBS said on Friday that he is planning to play in Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacobs missed last weekend’s game while trying to recover fromMore a fracture to his right shoulder. Jacobs was able to practice this week and head coach Jon Gruden said he was cautiously optimistic when asked about Jacobs’ availability for Sunday. Less

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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