The Jets said entering into this week they wanted to get Perine more work and from a snap standpoint he was on the field more, although the touches were more of a split. It's good news for owners of Perine hoping for a boost at RB. He'll be tough to trust in lineups because it is the Jets afterall, but also because the situation of the game could dictate his workload, as the team pointed out a few weeks ago. Still, he seems to be trending upward.
NYJ RB La'Mical Perine - Week 7 Fantasy Football Outlook
Week 7 vs. Buffalo
LaMical Perine tied his season-high with nine touches last week and was on the field for 58% of his snaps which is the highest amount this season. The Jets are sticking with veteran RB Frank Gore because of his experience, but expect Perine to start seeing double-digit touches moving forward as those snaps turn into better results.
The Jets face the Bills who are 19th in aFPA to running backs. The Chiefs had their way in the running game against Buffalo so maybe the Jets will try to mirror that performance.
Perine should remain on the bench but should be on the radar as he gets more playing time and more touches. The problem is he is still on the Jets which is a negative overall.