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Josh Jacobs

Josh Jacobs

RB - Green Bay Packers

Height: 5' 10"Weight: 223 lbsAge: 26College: AlabamaDrafted: 2019 #24 (1st Rd. by OAK)

2024 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 32nd (hard)
Draft Rank (ECR) #41
Best / Worst #17 / #69
ADP #52

Roster %

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Well, if you had worries about Josh Jacobs following up his nearly 400-touch season in 2022 with a dud last year, your fears were validated. Jacobs was limited to 13 games played (quad strain in Week 13) and looked like someone sucked out his tackle-breaking ability with a straw when he was active. Jacobs wasn't the same guy who, in 2022, ranked 18th in yards per touch, 13th in yards created per touch, and second in evaded tackles. Last season, Jacobs had the 12th-highest stuff rate while also crawling in at 37th in missed tackles forced per attempt and 44th in yards after contact per attempt (per Fantasy Points Data). Jacobs could be this season's Rachaad White. A back who has an elite role while producing mediocre tackle-breaking stats en route to an RB1 season, but don't rule out MarShawn Lloyd playing a much bigger role this season than many anticipate. Jacobs is a shaky RB2.

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Josh Jacobs (hamstring) back at practice Tuesday

Josh Jacobs reportedly has his "training wheels off" at Packers practice on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Jacobs was working his way back from a hamstring injury last week. He got his first reps of team period for first time this spring. They are still in shorts, but Wood reported that Jacobs showed some "real burst" on stretch to right sideline.

Ari Koslow1 week ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #12RB #7RB #2162
Dynasty ----
Running Backs#12
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Projections (2024)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week34025
Last 3 Weeks610.32.39.5
Season to Date61.90.52.811.1
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 14vs. MIN34025
Week 12vs. KC1101418.5
Week 11@ MIA39015.1
Week 10vs. NYJ1160210.7
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2024)
Next Game@ PHI25th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesIND, TEN, MIN15th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)SEA, NO, MIN17th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--32nd easiest remaining opponents