Posted: 9/22/2020 4:29 am UTC
Las Vegas Raiders RB Jalen Richard rushed twice for 26 yards, including a 20-yard touchdown scamper, in Week 2 against the New Orleans Saints.
Huddle Up: It wasn't a great night, and he didn't have any receptions. Two touches, even with a touchdown, won't make him terribly attractive for fantasy owners in most leagues. The Raiders travel to meet the Patriots in Week 3.
Posted: 6/25/2020 3:07 am UTC
Las Vegas Raiders RB Jalen Richard is expected to serve as a 'pass-catching threat' out of the backfield in 2020, according to Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com.
Posted: 2/05/2020 7:22 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Jalen Richard agreed to terms on a contract extension with the Raiders Wednesday, Feb. 5, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Huddle Up: Richard has been used mostly as a receiver out of the backfield over the last few seasons and should have a similar role in 2020. He can be rostered in point-per-reception leagues but is not a weekly starting option.
Posted: 11/24/2019 9:27 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Jalen Richard rushed twice for four yards in Week 12 against the New York Jets and he added six receptions for a team-high 47 yards on seven targets.
Huddle Up: It was a long day for the Raiders offense, but Richard benefited from the short and frequent dump-off routes in the second half. Still, he is only a fantasy consideration in deeper PPR formats heading into Week 13 in Kansas City.
Posted: 10/25/2019 11:26 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Jalen Richard (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 25, and is not on the injury report for Week 8.
Huddle Up: Richard may receive a bigger role on offense this week if Josh Jacobs is not able to play. Richard has a chance to be a flex option in deeper leagues if he receives more touches.
Posted: 7/19/2019 8:35 am UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Jalen Richard could lose a 'good chunk' of his snaps on receiving downs to RB Josh Jacobs, according to Vic Tafur of The Athletic.
Huddle Up: Richard's value was already limited to PPR formats, and now that Jacobs is in the mix and potentially headed for an every-down role, Richard is slipping into handcuff territory. Meanwhile, Jacobs looks like a RB2 candidate as a rookie.
Posted: 7/11/2019 6:02 am UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Jalen Richard is expected to have a solid role in the passing game this upcoming season.
Huddle Up: Richard likely will be the main running back involved in the passing game again in 2019 and is coming off a season where he posted 607 receiving yards. He should be selected in point-per-reception leagues and could be a flex option against favorable matchups.
Posted: 4/11/2019 7:08 am UTC
Oakland Raiders restricted free-agent RB Jalen Richard signed a new contract with the Raiders Wednesday, April 10. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Huddle Up: Richard likely will be used as a receiver out of the backfield this upcoming season and could be a possible flex option in point-per-reception leagues.
Posted: 1/20/2019 10:47 am UTC
Oakland Raiders RB Jalen Richard's 68 catches in 2018 ranked seventh among running backs, and his 607 receiving yards were the sixth most at the position,
Huddle Up: Richard rarely saw meaningful carries, but he had a steady role in the passing attack. He is expected to return to Oakland in 2019, and you could do worse when hunting for running back depth in PPR formats.
Posted: 1/18/2019 6:38 am UTC
Oakland Raiders restricted free-agent RB Jalen Richard is expected to return to the team next season.
Huddle Up: Richard likely will not take over the starting job in 2019 but should continue to be a solid receiver out of the backfield for the Raiders. He can be considered a late-round option in point-per-reception leagues next season.