Josh Jacobs Injury Update Boosts Kenyan Drake Fantasy Outlook in Week 7

Josh Jacobs' latest injury update boosts Kenyan Drake's fantasy outlook in Week 7.
Josh Jacobs' latest injury update boosts Kenyan Drake's fantasy outlook in Week 7. / Dustin Bradford/GettyImages

Updated (Sunday, Oct. 24, 5:55 p.m. EST): Josh Jacobs has officially been ruled out of Week 7.

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs scored in the first half of Week 7, but left to the locker room early with an apparent injury.

Josh Jacobs Injury Update

The Raiders classified Jacobs' injury as a chest issue and officially listed him as questionable to return, leaving a big opportunity for backup RB Kenyan Drake.

Jacobs rushed 6 times for 29 yards and a touchdown in the first half. The leading running back also added 3 receptions for 39 yards.

Kenyan Drake Fantasy Outlook

Week 6 was Kenyan Drake's best fantasy performance of the year. The dynamic back put up 73 total yards and scored twice, once on the ground and once through the air.

Drake already has six touches in Week 7, rushing four times for 22 yards and catching two passes for 11 yards.

Expect Drake's volume to jump if Jacobs is unable to return in the second half.

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