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What to do with Josh Jacobs in Week 17 of the fantasy football playoffs

We go over the fantasy football outlook of Josh Jacobs ahead of the Raiders Week 17 matchup against the Broncos.

Running back Josh Jacobs #28 of the Las Vegas Raiders runs against the Miami Dolphins in the second half of their game at Allegiant Stadium on December 26, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Dolphins defeated the Raiders 26-25. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

After an impressive rookie season, many analysts Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs to have a breakout sophomore season in 2020. But that has not been the case as he’s dealt with injuries and just overall struggling to produce. Can he ended the regular season on a positive note? Let’s discuss below!

Fantasy Football analysis: Raiders RB Josh Jacobs

This season, Jacobs has only had two games of where he rushed for at 100 yards, but is only 24 yards away from 1,000. It would be a tremendous feat in a rather rough sophomore campaign. Last week against the Dolphins, the former Alabama running back had 69 yards on 13 carries, which is good, but he did not a score touchdown.

It was third time in four games that Jacobs failed to find the end zone. Also, over that same span of time, Jacobs only has one double-digit fantasy football performance — 17.4, which happened in Week 15 against the Los Angeles Chargers.

This weekend, Jacobs will be hoping to duplicate his Week 10 performance against the Denver Broncos, when he goes against them to end the regular season. Jacobs had 112 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns, along with four receptions for 24 yards.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start — Josh Jacobs as a RB2