Jacoby Ford Fantasy News

Sunday, August 3, 2014, 7:36pm

Miami Herald - [Full Article]

Jets WR Greg Salas almost seemed surprised by all the fuss.

Sure, he was perhaps the biggest star of the New York Jets' scrimmage Saturday night. But as far as the wide receiver was concerned, there was nothing unusual about his performance.

"This is what I do in practice," Salas said. "I make catches. I make plays in practice and I was glad I could come out here and do the same in this little scrimmage we had."

Fantasy Impact:

Salas is part of crowded competition to win a spot in the Jets' receiving corps. He had five catches for 54 yards in the practice that was dominated by the defense. He dropped a pass, too, but that didn't take away from a solid night. Eric Decker and Jeremy Kerley have jobs locked up, but Salas is among a group that includes Stephen Hill, David Nelson, Jacoby Ford, Clyde Gates and rookies Jalen Saunders, Shaq Evans and Quincy Enunwa competing for the last three or four spots.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 5:30pm

USA Today - [Full Article]

The New York Jets have signed free agent receiver-kick returner Jacoby Ford.

Ford saw limited action last season for Oakland, catching only 13 passes. He was used more on punt and kickoff returns, and figures to handle those chores for the Jets.

Fantasy Impact:

Ford could be used more out of the slot with Eric Decker and Jeremy Kerley likely to start on the outside. Ford, of course, has had injury issues most of his career. He has just three TDs in four seasons and likely won't be targeted in a lot of fantasy drafts.

Sunday, December 29, 2013, 3:13pm

Raiders Inactives
Brice Butler WR
Jacoby Ford WR
Andre Gurode C
Mike Jenkins CB
Ricky Lumpkin DT
Lamar Mady OG
Menelik Watson OT

Fantasy Impact:

Terrelle Pryor returns to start at QB for the Raiders. He's a risky play with upside against the Broncos.

Raiders/Chargers Inactives

Sunday, December 22, 2013, 3:15pm

Raiders Inactives
Chance Casey DB
Andre Gurode C
Ricky Lumpkin DT
Lamar Mady OG
Chargers Inactives
Marcus Cromartie DB
Kwame Geathers NT
Stephen Schilling G
Brandon Taylor SS
Kenny Wiggins T
Fantasy Impact:

Keenan Allen is active, as expected.

Rod Streater may be the Raiders' WR1

Friday, September 6, 2013, 10:46am

San Francisco Chronicle - [Full Article]

Terrelle Pryor, who The Chronicle reported is starting over Matt Flynn, has taken a lot more snaps with Denarius Moore, Rod Streater and Jacoby Ford the last couple of weeks. He already had a strong connection with Streater, a close friend who he worked out with all summer.

Fantasy Impact:

It's interesting to note that Pryor and Streater worked out all summer because that tends to have an impact in games. Passing yards will be hard to come by in this offense, but it sounds like Streater might be fantasy relevant in 2013.

Thursday, August 8, 2013, 11:50am

CSN Bay Area - [Full Article]

Raiders WR Jacoby Ford, having an excellent camp when healthy, aggravated a knee ligament strain that has hampered him over the past two weeks.

Monday, July 29, 2013, 5:05pm

Oakland Tribune - [Full Article]

Raiders WR Jacoby Ford had an encouraging offseason but is hurt again with an undisclosed injury. No one is sure how long he'll be out. A quick return would be big.

Friday, April 12, 2013, 9:31am

The Contra Costa Times - [Full Article]

Prosecutors have decided not to file any charges against Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford after he was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated last month, officials said Wednesday.

Monday, March 25, 2013, 11:40am

ESPN - [Full Article]

Rod Streater opened eyes last season as an undrafted rookie from Temple. A raw player in college, Streater impressed Oakland from minicamps on. He finished his first NFL season with 39 catches.

With Darrius Heyward-Bey released because of salary-cap issues and Jacoby Ford coming off a foot injury, Streater has a chance to start alongside Denarius Moore. Oakland coach Dennis Allen said recently he hopes Streater continues to make strides.

“I want to see him start where he left off, but I want to see continued improvement,” Allen said. “I think the guy's got talent. I think he's a good route-runner. I think he's got good ball skills. I think he'll go up and attack the ball. I think he's a tough kid. I think he believes in a lot of the things I'm looking for in a football player.”

Fantasy Impact:

If he starts and the Raiders passing game is decent, Streater should be fantasy relevant in most formats.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 2:00pm

Steve Corkran on Twitter - [Full Article]

Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford says he is out of the walking boot and ready to crank up his rehab. Out for the season after surgery.

Thursday, September 13, 2012, 7:17pm

Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) missed practice again Thursday.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 1:14pm

Steve Corkran, Twitter - [Full Article]

WR Jacoby Ford is going to have surgery on his injured left foot, Raiders coach Dennis Allen said.

Fantasy Impact:

This should allow Rod Streater to establish himself as the team's WR3 at a minimum, even when Denarius Moore returns from his hamstring injury. Streater was targeted twice as much (10) as Darrius Heyward-Bey (5).

Raiders WRs Denarius Moore & Jacoby Ford OUT for MNF

Monday, September 10, 2012, 9:12pm

Raiders Inactives
WR Denarius Moore
WR Jacoby Ford
OL Joe Barksdale
OL Lance Nix
OL Tony Bergstrom
DE Jack Crawford
QB Terrelle Pryor

Fantasy Impact:

Rod Streater is starting for Denarius Moore and should see plenty of looks from Carson Palmer.

Injury Report for MNF: Chargers @ Raiders

Saturday, September 8, 2012, 6:21pm

San Diego Chargers

T Jared Gaither (back), RB Ryan Mathews (shoulder)

DT Antonio Garay (ankle)

Oakland Raiders

WR Jacoby Ford

G Cooper Carlisle (back), WR Juron Criner (ankle), WR Denarius Moore (hamstring), DT Richard Seymour (knee)

TE David Ausberry (shoulder), K Sebastian Janikowski (left groin), TE Brandon Myers (shoulder), G Stefen Wisniewski (calf)

Friday, September 7, 2012, 9:05pm

Oakland Tribune - [Full Article]

Just because Raider wide receiver Jacoby Ford hasn’t practiced or played in a game for three weeks, that doesn’t mean that he won’t play Monday night.

That’s the word from Allen, who apparently is hoping against hope that Ford’s sore left foot will recover within the next 72 hours or so.

“No, it’s not a done deal,” coach Dennis Allen said. “We’re going to hold out and wait until we get closer to game time to go ahead and make that decision. He’s continued to get better. We’ll see where we’re at come gametime.”

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