Jags Beat: RBs T.J Yeldon, Chris Ivory likely won't see 1,000 rush yards

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Jaguars Chris Ivory and T.J. Yeldon shared first-team duties in the first two preseason games, though Ivory has 12 carries and Yeldon has only six. That doesn’t mean Ivory will get twice as much work.

The Jaguars are going to rotate the backs and go with the hot hand. That could mean Ivory has 15 carries and Yeldon four one week and then those numbers are reversed the following week. I believe they’ll both end up in the 800-yard range, which would still be pretty good numbers.

Fantasy Impact: 

This falls right in line with what we've been hearing all through the offseason and through camp. We have Yeldon rated higher in both PPR and standard formats, although the gap is very close in standard leagues. Yeldon should stand out in PPR due to his pass-catching but we think Ivory gets the in-close TD chances. It's a potential frustrating situation for owners until we learn a little more when the season starts. Also keep in mind both backs went through injuries last season.

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