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Josh Jacobs
RB - LV
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 21# 23-
Best Rank# 13# 11-
Worst Rank# 26# 31-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total174.6184.7-
Avg Game11.611.5-
Avg Projection175.2175.4-
    
Schedule 
    
SOS Rank1620-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Josh Jacobs
RB - LV
2022 Schedule 
Week 1 at CHI at LAC
Week 2 vs. SEA vs. ARI
Week 3 at DEN at TEN
Week 4 vs. LAR vs. DEN
Week 5 at CAR at KC
Week 6 at ATLBYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. KC vs. HOU
Week 8 at LAR at NO
Week 9BYE WEEK at JAC
Week 10 vs. LAC vs. IND
Week 11 at ARI at DEN
Week 12 vs. NO at SEA
Week 13 vs. MIA vs. LAC
Week 14 vs. TB at LAR
Week 15 at SEA vs. NE
Week 16 vs. WAS at PIT
Week 17 at LV vs. SF
Week 18 vs. ARI vs. KC
Player Projections Comparison
 
Josh Jacobs
RB - LV
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts261.2242.9
Rush Yards1,111.7988.0
Rush TDs7.58.6
   
Receiving
   
Receptions21.935.6
Rec Yards156.7251.4
Rec TDs1.20.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points175.2175.4
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Josh Jacobs
RB - LV
2021 Points 
Week 116.416.0
Week 25.3
Week 3
Week 45.7
Week 56.212.7
Week 614.2
Week 716.712.8
Week 819.7
Week 97.99.5
Week 109.13.6
Week 116.1
Week 1222.817.2
Week 1314.415.0
Week 140.05.0
Week 159.4
Week 1610.4
Week 1719.014.0
Week 188.520.4
Total174.6184.7
Average11.611.5
Player Targets Comparison
 
Josh Jacobs
RB - LV
2021 Targets 
Week 102
Week 22
Week 3
Week 45
Week 525
Week 61
Week 703
Week 80
Week 954
Week 1005
Week 117
Week 1264
Week 1339
Week 1406
Week 154
Week 163
Week 1724
Week 1802
Notes for Player Combination
 
Josh Jacobs
RB - LV
Expert 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Showed RB1 upside leading one of most well-oiled run games in the NFL, but also piled up injuries (knee, finger, concussion) - are you glass half full or half empty?RB17 and RB8, respectively, in first 2 seasons, and no reason to think he won't be Top 20 RB again with Raiders' offensive upgrades
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
5/2: Oddly, 49ers spent limited draft capital adding LSU's Tyrion Davis-Price as the 5th RB off board. Shouldn't be a HUGE concern... but still worth considering6/14: Rumbings Jacobs is not viewed as a "feature" guy, & he himself says he doesn't want to be. Patriots Hell invades this backfield and the already unsexy Jacobs gets less apealing 5/15 - They scoop a bunch of RBs (Bolden, Zamir White) & don't pick up 5th year.Could ride him into ground, or could groom his successor
Andrew Erickson
FantasyPros
 The Raiders offense looks to reach new heights in 2022 with No. 1 wide receiver Davante Adams added to the fold. And that greatly benefits the team's lead ball-carrier Josh Jacobs. A more efficient offense lends itself to more scoring opportunities, and Jacobs will reap the most rewards as the team's primary red-zone back. Last year's RB13 smashed career highs in all receiving categories in 2021 despite playing alongside Kenyan Drake and Jalen Richard. Injuries to the back-ups boosted Jacobs' role as a receiver slightly, but it was not the only cause. There was a deliberate effort to feature Jacobs more as a receiver with him catching at least two passes in 12 of his 15 games played. And more importantly, the receiving capability that Jacobs displayed puts to rest the narrative that he is "game-script" dependent. Whether the Raiders are winning or losing in a loaded 2022 AFC West, JJ has proven he can be used in all facets. Now the Raiders did elect to sign both Brandon Bolden and Ameer Abdullah this offseason to bolster their running back stable behind Jacobs. Bolden has been a special teams guy nearly his entire career, so I doubt he carves out any legitimate role on offense. Abdullah has been used as a third-down back on the several teams he has been on at the NFL level, but I am not ready to declare him as a huge threat to Jacobs' workload. Sure he might work in some, but not enough to hurt Jacobs' bottom-line value. The team also drafted Zamir White in the fourth round, but I would not expect much from White in year one based on Josh McDaniels' track record from New England of not featuring Day 3 rookie RBs. The new head coach is more likely to run Jacobs into the ground on an expiring contract as he did with Dion Lewis, LeGarrette Blount and Shane Vereen during his Patriots tenure. And besides, the red-zone role is the most significant for fantasy points, and that looks to be clearly in Jacobs' grasp. Two-down back Damien Harris was in the red-zone role for the Patriots last season and flourished because of it. He ranked fourth in carries (46) and third in rushing TDs (13) from inside the 20-yard line.
Derek Brown
FantasyPros
Elijah Mitchell ran away with the job last season en route to finishing as the RB14 in fantasy points per game. He was third in opportunity share, but his underlying rushing metrics were a lackluster ball of meh. He was 36th in juke rate, 30th in breakaway run rate, and 34th in yards created per touch. With his 7.0% target share and 25th ranking in route participation, he doesn't have the pass game usage to save him if the rushing volume and efficiency aren't there. It's still possible that the 49ers roll it back in 2022 with him as the primary rusher, though, as long as he doesn't face plant in camp. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Mitchell had 1,015 yards from scrimmage and 6 touchdowns in just 10 fantasy games. Durability and a crowded backfield are concerns, but Mitchell appears to be the lead back on one of the best rushing offenses in the NFL and he should be a solid RB2 with upside if he can stay healthy in 2022.Jacobs has been a good fantasy back, but he has not been able to post an elite season. He finished the 2021 fantasy season with 1,076 yards from scrimmage and 8 touchdowns. Josh McDaniels calling plays could help him realize his full potential, but he is still more of a RB2 than RB1.