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Xavier Jones

Xavier Jones

RB - LAR

Height: 5' 11"Weight: 215 lbsAge: 23College: Southern Methodist

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 2nd (easy)
Draft Rank (ECR) #342
Best / Worst #110 / #391
ADP N/A

Roster %

 
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11%
 
ESPN
2%
 
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Expert Note
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Once we heard about Cam Akers' injury, we were wondering who the Rams would sign/go after, but they've said they're staying put for now and that they're happy with last year's undrafted free agent Xavier Jones behind Darrell Henderson. We still have plenty of time for them to sign another running back, but for the time being, Jones should be viewed as the primary handcuff to Henderson.

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Xavier Jones ‘one of the Rams’ better assets,’ per beat writer

Jourdan Rodrigue of the Athletic said that Los Angeles Rams RB Xavier Jones “may quietly be one of the team’s better assets this fall.”

Fantasy Impact

The Rams recently lost running back Cam Akers to a torn Achilles, and that Jones could be the next RB up after current starter Darrell Henderson. “Jones may quietly be one of the Rams’ better assets this fall, depending on Henderson’s health and the Rams’ ultimate depth at the position,” said Rodrigue. Jones’ role as the No.2 running back could be short-lived if the Rams decided to bring in another free agent. Duke Johnson, Le’Veon Bell, Adrian Peterson, Devonta Freeman, Chris Thompson, Bo Scarbrough, Kenjon Barner, and Todd Gurley have been linked to Los Angeles. Jones flashed potential in college and had a pair of 1,000-yard rushing seasons at SMU. The 23-year-old will have the opportunity to compete for No. 2 spot on the RB depth chart. He is currently 113th among all RBs in the latest expert consensus draft rankings but expect that number to rise if Jones lands the role as the Rams backup running back.

Brad Camara - Jul 22, 2021
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #104RB #40RB #17331
Dynasty RB #124RB #73RB #1914
ADP
Consensus
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Projections
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Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
65268.42.19.171.10.50.548.6
History
Statistics
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week000-
Last 3 Weeks0000
Season to Date0000
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. ARI000-
Week 16@ SEA0000
Week 13@ ARI000-
Week 12vs. SF000-
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
OppSummary
Next Gamevs. CHI24th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesIND, TB, ARI27th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)ARI, SEA, MIN9th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--2nd easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Draft?
recommended by 71% of experts
recommended by 67% of experts
recommended by 66% of experts
recommended by 68% of experts
Most Accurate Experts
for Running Backs
Most accurate experts for Xavier Jones
1.Jared Smola-
2.Nathan Jahnke-
3.Pat FitzmauriceRB #97
4.Kevin WheelerRB #138
5.Kevin Hanson-
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