Raiders Beat: Doug Martin figures to be team's lead back

With Marshawn Lynch out, veteran Doug Martin figures to become Oakland's No. 1 back.

But Martin has not been nearly as effective as the Raiders had hoped as a change-of-pace back. Lynch has avoided 25 tackles this season through Week 6, ranking fourth among all NFL running backs. Martin, though, was averaging just 0.07 forced missed tackles per touch after averaging a league-low 0.06 forced missed tackles per touch last year.

Related players: Jalen Richard, DeAndre Washington

Fantasy Impact: 

Richard and Washington could see work too, but according to the story is sounds like Martin is the back to pick up for those looking for help. The story also said Lynch could go on IR and may have at least played his last game as a Raider.

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