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Peyton Barber scores 2 TDs, Ronald Jones takes backseat

Peyton Barber continues to block Ronald Jones for fantasy.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Peyton Barber runs the ball in for a touchdown during the first quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field.  Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Peyton Barber has two touchdowns in the first half, as he’s led the way in the Buccaneers’ backfield. He’s at nine carries for 33 yards and the two touchdowns while Ronald Jones has four carries for nine yards and neither have a reception.

It looked as if Jones had finally won the lead role in Tampa Bay, but Bruce Arians tells fantasy players to think again. Barber’s big fantasy game so far doesn’t mean he is going to start being a top play, but it does mean we can’t rely on Jones.

More to come