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Darren McFadden enjoying heavy relative workload (AFC West touches and targets)

Touches and Targets Week 7: Darren McFadden remains widely available in fantasy leagues, and while he isn’t running particularly well the Raiders are giving him the chance to do it often. He had 14 carries this week, and added four receptions on four targets, while Maurice Jones-Drew was the only other back to touch the ball and did so just three times on 12 snaps. McFadden has...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Use McFadden, Not MJD Again In Week 7

Raiders running back Darren McFadden rushed 14 times for 48 yards.Fantasy Spin:Not pretty, but at least he's getting the opportunities. Maurice Jones-Drew was supposed to get a larger share of the rushing attempts, but that isn't happening. McFadden is the only fantasy option out of the Raider backfield.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

After Review – video study of the Raiders’ offense versus the Chargers

The Raiders’ offense improved dramatically from week 4 to week 6, when rookie QB Derek Carr threw for 4 TDs en route to a late game 31-28 loss at home to the San Diego Chargers. There are a few reasons for Oakland’s improvement that were apparent in the game video, but none more important than the re-emergence of the run game. Here are my thoughts on the Raiders’ offense in...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
5 days ago  |  Discuss

McFadden Outperforms MJD In Week 6

Raiders running back Darren McFadden rushed 14 times for 80 yards, while teammate Maurice Jones-Drew had four rushing attempts and ran for 30 yards.Fantasy Spin:Maurice Jones-Drew was supposed to get a larger share of the rushing attempts, but that didn't happen. We still don't know what to make of the Raiders backfield and at this time don't recommend either back, but...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders expected to split Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew’s carries evenly

With Maurice Jones-Drew set to return to the field on Sunday, the Raiders are expected to split the carries between MJD and Darren McFadden down the middle. “@FanAlarm_NFL: Vic how you see the carries split tomorrow between DMC & MJD?” >> 50-50. They want to ease Jones-Drew back in #RaidersChat — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) September 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
Via Pro Football Zone
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Raiders RB Darren McFadden’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Raiders
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew listed as the Raiders starting running back

The Oakland Raiders have running back Maurice Jones-Drew listed as their starting running back ahead of Darren McFadden on their first depth chart. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Maurice Jones-Drew listed as the Raiders starting running back appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Klemko: McFadden has the edge over MJD

Robert Klemko of TheMMQB.com says that Darren McFadden has the edge over Maurice Jones-Drew for the Raiders salting running back job. “At this stage Darren McFadden has the starting edge over Jones-Drew but this should be a committee backfield considering McFadden’s injury history—he’s yet to play a full season in six. Should McFadden miss a start, Jones-Drew could be a great...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden expected to be the Raiders starting running back

Jon Becker of the Contra Costa Times was caked who he believes will be the Raiders starting running back this season. Darren McFadden, as long as he is healthy. So it’s safe to say Maurice Jones-Drew will be the starter by week three. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Even Cheech and Chong aren’t high enough to use Darren McFadden as a kick returner

If the Oakland Raiders decide to use Darren McFadden as a kick returner in the upcoming season, I would politely ask that head coach Dennis Allen share whatever psychedelic drug that he is taking when making personnel decisions. Come on DA, no bogarting the good stuff. During the most recent set of OTAs, McFadden was one of seven guys getting looks as a kick returner. Clearly it...
Via cover32 - Raiders
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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