Maurice Jones-Drew, RB Oakland Raiders

2015 Strength of Schedule - OAK
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2014 Game Stats
WeekOppRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCSnaps%
1NYJ911001.22212036.0028/5155%
2HOU------------
3NE------------
4MIA21000.5022021.0017/6526%
5BYE------------
6SD430007.501100110.0015/5925%
7ARI36002.000000-12/5124%
8CLE68001.3316026.0030/8237%
9SEA2-200-1.001110211.0019/6131%
10DEN310003.3317017.0019/6330%
11SD46001.500000-10/5817%
12KC3-100-0.330000-8/6912%
13STL521004.20323047.6728/7836%
14SF0000-0000-1/632%
15KC26003.000001-17/8021%
16BUF------------
17DEN------------
Totals4396002.2311710166.45204/78026%

Most Recent News

Ravens 'expected' to draft a running back

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 9:52am

Baltimore Sun - [Full Article]

If they can bring back Justin Forsett, the Ravens are expected to pair him with a young running back. They met with Melvin Gordon (Wisconsin), David Johnson (Northern Iowa) and Duke Johnson (Miami) at the NFL scouting combine.

"He doesn’t have the wear and tear, and Justin did a very good job of coming in, competing and then being our bell cow," GM Ozzie Newsome said. "We would like to retain Justin, but I’ve learned something since the end of the season about Justin that I didn’t really know. He has mentored some very good, young backs, starting with Arian Foster, Marshawn Lynch, Maurice Jones-Drew when he was in Jacksonville.

"Having Justin here, and with the opportunity also bringing in hopefully another young running back, to have Justin be around that guy would be an asset also. So, we will work to try to retain Justin.”

Fantasy Impact:

Under OC Marc Trestman, Matt Forte caught 176 passes in the last two seasons, including 102 catches in 2014. Forsett caught 44 passes last season, and could potentially see that number double if he's the RB1 for the Ravens in 2015. Depending on his asking price, re-signing the 29-year-old Forsett isn't a no-brainer for the Ravens, though he's not likely to garner a huge contract in free agency. As the #8 RB in both standard and PPR formats in 2014, he'll likely hold RB2-type draft value if he stays in Baltimore. If the Ravens draft a running back early, it would certainly damper Forsett's outlook in 2015.

Scouting Report

Week 17 – Maurice Jones-Drew at Denver Broncos

In three December games, Maurice Jones-Drew has two carries. With the veteran potentially playing the last game of his career on Sunday, maybe the Raiders will give him some touches for sentimental value, but fantasy players going for a championship have no reason to have a soft spot for Maurice.

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