• J.K. Dobbins

  • RB
  • , Baltimore Ravens
  • 23
  • 214 lbs
  • 5' 10"
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Draft note
by John Paulsen
The Ravens essentially shut down Mark Ingram by Week 8 last season. In the final nine games, Dobbins averaged 12.9 touches for 77.4 yards and 0.78 touchdowns, which equates to 13.2 points per game (half-PPR), or low-end RB1 numbers. His limited usage is a bit concerning, but it’s certainly possible that he’ll get most of Ingram’s 78 touches and push for 14+ touches per game. If that happens, he’ll have a real shot at fantasy RB1 numbers since he’s a very productive runner and the Ravens’ running game is top-notch. HC John Harbaugh indicated that he wants to involve the running backs in the passing game more often this season and Dobbins did have a sizable receiving role while at Ohio State. The presence of the very efficient Gus Edwards caps Dobbins’ usage, and therefore his upside. Still, owners could do worse than a player of Dobbins’ caliber in the third or fourth round.

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Scouting report

by Brandon Niles

BAL RB J.K. Dobbins - 2021 Fantasy Football Outlook

Fantasy Upside

J.K. Dobbins was productive as a rookie, playing infinitely better than Mark Ingram, and effectively pushing him out of town with a 6.0 yards-per-attempt average on 134 rushes. He also scored nine touchdowns, quite a feat when featured in the same offense as Lamar Jackson. Dobbins’ role increased over the course of the season, as he had double-digit carries in eight of his final nine active games. If that workload continues, he’ll be a lock for RB2 production, especially if he continues to score at a similar clip. Seven of his nine touchdowns were in his final six games.

Fantasy Downside

Those touchdowns seem bound for regression, and Lamar Jackson is going to continue to get red zone work on the ground as well. Plus, Dobbins will still split carries with Gus Edwards, even if the sophomore is likely to get the bulk of the touches. The biggest downside with Dobbins is his lack of impact in the passing game. Even for a team that throws as little as the Ravens do, Dobbins’ 24 targets last season – just two in his final five games – is heavily concerning. If that trend continues, it severely limits his upside outside of standard league formats.

2021 Bottom Line

Dobbins in the middle of the third round at ADP is assuming he gets the bulk of the touches in Baltimore, but it might be a bit too rich when you consider the touchdowns he’s likely to lose and his curiously absent impact in the passing game as a rookie. Gus Edwards will continue to steal touches as well. Dobbins should be considered a solid RB2 option for fantasy rosters, which is right where we have him ranked. If his ADP drops a round or two, he becomes more interesting as a safe RB2 target, but in the third round, there should be better options available.

2021 Strength of Schedule - BAL

W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
30
@LV
24
KC
32
@DET
22
@DEN
10
IND
17
LAC
27
CIN
BYE23
MIN
11
@MIA
4
@CHI
12
CLE
6
@PIT
12
@CLE
25
GB
27
@CIN
5
LAR

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

Game Stats

WeekOppRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPCRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPRSTDPPRSnaps%
1CLE722203.1400000.0014.214.223/5939.0%
2@HOU2480024.001130113.006.17.120/6530.8%
3KC16006.00438049.504.48.424/5642.9%
4@WAS516003.2011021.001.72.721/5736.8%
5CIN1340034.00321037.005.58.518/6328.6%
6@PHI928003.1121040.502.94.930/7341.1%
7BYE--------------
8PIT15113007.5318028.0012.113.154/8265.9%
9@IND1230002.5025022.503.55.536/6456.3%
10@NE513002.6011021.001.42.429/6643.9%
11TEN1570104.67215027.5016.518.541/6563.1%
12@PIT--------------
13DAL1171106.4500000.0013.113.121/5538.2%
14@CLE1353104.0800000.0013.313.337/6061.7%
15JAX1464104.571170117.0014.115.135/6653.0%
16NYG1177107.0000010.0013.713.735/6851.5%
17@CIN131602012.3100000.0028.028.032/7443.2%
Per game8.9353.670.6006.011.208.0001.606.6710.0311.2330.40/64.8746.39%
Totals134805906.01181200246.67150.5168.5456/97346.39%
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