WATCH: PFF names Raiders RB Josh Jacobs a 'breakout' candidate for 2019
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By Marcus Mosher

Fantasy football drafts are just around the corner, and everyone is searching for the next stud running back who can be had after the first few rounds. One player who could prove to be a steal in redrafts this season is the No. 24 overall pick in the 2019 draft in Josh Jacobs.

Jacobs is currently the No. 32 player off the board in fantasy drafts, according to Fantasy Football Calculator. But at Pro Football Focus, they believe he should be going much higher in drafts. Take a look at five running backs that PFF believe are primed for a big 2019 season, including Josh Jacobs:

Jacobs is expected to become the Raiders’ lead back early in the season. But the biggest question will be how big of an impact he will have in the passing game? With Jalen Richard on the roster, he could limit Jacobs’ ceiling as a fantasy player as Richard is one of the best receiving backs in the game.

Still, it’s certainly not out of the range of possibilities that Jacobs eclipse 1,200 total yards and 10 or more touchdowns. In the middle of the third round, he is an excellent...



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