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Peyton Barber expected to receive 'some of the lead back duties' in Week 2

by Brendan Tuma | Raiders Correspondent | Fri, Sep 17th 10:56pm EDT

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Raiders RB Peyton Barber is expected to "handle some of the lead back duties" in Week 2 against the Steelers. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Josh Jacobs has already been ruled out, which leaves Barber and Kenyan Drake as the top two RBs for Las Vegas. Drake remains the preferred fantasy start of the duo, but we can't assume he'll transition into a bell-cow sans Jacobs. It sounds as if Barber will be a factor on early downs, in particular.

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