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  Josh Jacobs
RB - OAK
Josh Jacobs
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
 
 
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Worst Rank# 39# 38-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
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Avg Game10.2-
Avg Projection172.6170.0-
    
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  Josh Jacobs
RB - OAK
Josh Jacobs
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DEN vs. PIT
Week 2 vs. KC at MIA
Week 3 at MIN vs. NYJ
Week 4 at IND at BUF
Week 5 vs. CHI at WAS
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. NYG
Week 7 at GB at NYJ
Week 8 at HOU vs. CLE
Week 9 vs. DET at BAL
Week 10 vs. LACBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. CIN at PHI
Week 12 at NYJ vs. DAL
Week 13 at KC at HOU
Week 14 vs. TEN vs. KC
Week 15 vs. JAC at CIN
Week 16 at LAC vs. BUF
Week 17 at DEN vs. MIA
  Josh Jacobs
RB - OAK
Josh Jacobs
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts215.4239.7
Rush Yards933.81,086.6
Rush TDs6.49.3
   
Receiving
   
Receptions41.29.6
Rec Yards343.675.2
Rec TDs1.60.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points172.6170.0
   
  Josh Jacobs
RB - OAK
Josh Jacobs
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2018 Points 
Week 1
Week 24.1
Week 34.9
Week 417.2
Week 517.0
Week 622.6
Week 71.5
Week 8
Week 9
Week 103.1
Week 11
Week 1220.5
Week 137.0
Week 145.7
Week 155.9
Week 1617.6
Week 175.0
  Josh Jacobs
RB - OAK
Josh Jacobs
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
2018 Targets 
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Week 22
Week 33
Week 40
Week 51
Week 61
Week 71
Week 8
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Week 100
Week 11
Week 122
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  Josh Jacobs
RB - OAK
Josh Jacobs
Sony Michel
RB - NE
Sony Michel
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
Slightly up my rankings. Should have every opportunity to be a workhorse RB in a possibly improved offense with AB.A couple of months ago, he was a guy I was certain would be a top-12 RB. After a knee scope and some hype around Damien Harris, he's way down for me. We'll see how this shakes out once training camp starts.
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Josh Jacobs is an extremely interesting pick this season. At his current ADP, he's a safe pick with a decent amount of upside. I'm cool drafting him in that mid third round range...but I'm afraid his ADP will climb a bit when hard knocks is released. At any rate, we know that he's going to be used as the featured back in this offense. Teams always use their RB's when they take them in the early to mid first round, and this is especially so seeing how Jacobs was drafted with the pick they received in the Mack trade. My current projection on him is around 1,200 total yards, and 6.8 total TD's. That comes out to the 21st highest ranking among RB's. I feel comfortable ranking him higher than the RB 21, though, because of the safety. We know that he's going to be used in all aspects of the game, and we know that this offense is going to improve on its number from last season.Honestly, I can't justify drafting Sony this season. Not only did the Patriots draft another RB early this season, but his knee is a concern. He's suffered a torn ACL, a fractured shoulder blade, multiple ankle sprains, a fractured forearm and three separate knee strains. Sony, unsurprisingly, has the second highest chance of injury this season according to sports injury predictor. You can also add volume reduction to his risk. We know that White is going to get most of the passing down work, and that Harris is going to take some of the early down work away from him. This backfield is very similar to that of Washington. Assuming everyone stays healthy, Sony isn't going to pay off his ADP. He would need a Damien Harris injury to be anything more than a TD upside FLEX play. Yet he's being drafted as a mid range RB 2. Save yourself the headache and just stay away from Sony this season.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Jacobs was in a RBBC at Alabama and he had only 120 caries last year, but he is a very talented back that should earn the lead role in Oakland. He is a RB3 with upside if he can handle a starting running back role in the NFL.Michel had a breakout postseason and that could carry over to a strong 2019 season. He does have some knee issues, but he should still be a solid RB3 with RB2 upside in 2019.
Kyle Yates
The Fantasy Footballers
While underutilized at Alabama, Jacobs constantly displayed the talent that warranted his 1st round selection. He now enters an offense that is committed to running the ball and Jacobs is going to be the centerpiece. He's a well rounded running back and should be an immediate fantasy star right out of the gate. 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
There is a massive opportunity share awaiting Jacobs in this OAK offense, both on the ground and through the air. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Any time you have a running back drafted inside the first-round of the NFL Draft, you'd better consider him in fantasy football. Why? Over the last six years, first-round running backs have averaged 283.4 touches in their rookie season. While the Raiders aren't likely to be a high-scoring offense, they should be improved significantly with the talent they've added on offense. Jacobs should be a low-end RB2, at worst.It was a solid rookie year for Michel, who finished as the RB28 despite missing three full games. The issue with expecting a massive jump in production is his lack of usage in the passing game (just 7 receptions in 13 games), and the third-round draft pick of Damien Harris, as he's a threat to steal some early-down work. Still, Michel should provide RB2 value as long as he's healthy.