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Podcast: September 1 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff close out their preseason tour with AFC West and NFC North previews. They like to hang out together in that way. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »

Mailbag: August 26, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Does the reward outweigh the risk with seemingly elite running backs? Holding off the flaming pitchforks who say that Tyler Lockett, Josh Jacobs and Ezekiel Elliott are too high on the Fantasy Index draft board. Power-nerd supply-demand questions for auctions and overall lists. And much, much more. more »



RB Drake sees big role in Raiders offense

Las Vegas running back KENYAN DRAKE said recently that he feels like he will have a big role this season in the Raiders offense. Drake also has a great appreciation forMore fellow running back JOSH JACOBS and quarterback DEREK CARR, saying that the “sky is the limit” for the offense. Drake added that he’s ready to see the offense “take it to the next level” in 2021. Less


Andy Richardson: What pass-catching can do

In the comments from the latest mailbag, we were discussing whether running backs who were struggling -- poor yards per attempt, either due to blocking or scheme or whatnot -- could still be quality fantasy backs, due to volume and/or receiving contributions. Here I'll examine what the odds of success are.   more »

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Raiders sign RB Drake to two-year deal

The Las Vegas Raiders signed veteran running back KENYAN DRAKE last week to a two-year contract worth a reported $14.5 million. The move is likely to cause anxiety in the fantasyMore football community, considering the Raiders already have a workhorse back in former first-round pick JOSH JACOBS. The Raiders will feature an all-Crimson Tide backfield in 2021, with both Jacobs and Drake having played college football at Alabama. Less

Source: Team Blog


Raiders RB Jacobs avoids DUI charge

Las Vegas Raiders running back JOSH JACOBS was involved in a car accident last week and was subsequently booked on suspicion of DUI. Lawyers announced today that Jacobs will not beMore charged with DUI, although he has been charged with “failure to exercise due care”. Time will tell if the updated charge will ultimately result in any kind of punishment from the NFL. Less

Source: Team Blog


Raiders RB Jacobs arrested on suspicion of DUI

Las Vegas Raiders running back JOSH JACOBS was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Monday morning in Las Vegas. Jacobs was reportedly involved in a single-vehicle collision andMore an investigation revealed that he was impaired. Jacobs’ attorneys, however, said that they intend to enter a not guilty plea if he is officially charged. It sounds like there may be more to come on this story. Stay tuned. Less



Raiders RB Jacobs not expected to play vs. Colts

Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said on Monday that he does not expect to have starting running back JOSH JACOBS available for Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. WithMore Jacobs out for another game, backup DEVONTAE BOOKER will lead the backfield again. Booker was a popular waiver wire pickup last week, but he did little against the New York Jets to reward fantasy owners that added him to their rosters. Less

Source: Team Blog

Fantasy News: Goal-line rushing data

Ezekiel Elliott isn’t having a great year, but it’s not for a lack of work. Entering Week 13, he’s got 20 carries inside the 5-yard line. That ties for most in the league.  more »


Raiders RB Jacobs misses another practice

Las Vegas Raiders running back JOSH JACOBS missed a second consecutive practice on Thursday as he works to recover from a sprained ankle suffered last Sunday. Today will provide a finalMore opportunity for Jacobs to get onto the field, but a failure to do so would mean a dim outlook for Sunday’s game against the lowly New York Jets. If Jacobs is unavailable, backup DEVONTAE BOOKER would likely start against the Jets. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Raiders RB Jacobs has sprained ankle

Las Vegas Raiders running back JOSH JACOBS appears to have dodged a serious injury in Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. Jacobs reportedly has an ankle sprain that may not beMore as bad as it looked on the field. Depending on the severity, a sprained ankle could keep Jacobs out of action. Fantasy owners will want to monitor his status this week as the Raiders prepare for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. DEVONTAE BOOKER would get the start if Jacobs in unable to play on Sunday. Less

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Devontae Booker

Devontae Booker is having a really nice season. Every time they put him on the field he makes plays.   more »


Jacobs, Booker lead Raiders with 2 touchdowns each vs. Broncos

Las Vegas Raiders running back JOSH JACOBS rushed for over 100 yards and scored 2 touchdowns in Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. Not to be outdone, fellow running back DEVONTAE BOOKER added 2 rushing touchdowns of his own on behalf of the Raiders and his fantasy owners.

Source: Team Blog

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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