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Who Should I Start? Travis Etienne or Jahmyr Gibbs


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
17.4 89.4 0.7 1.5 18.0 0.1

Travis Etienne News

Travis Etienne Jr.'s Touches To Be Scaled Back?

Wednesday, February 28, 2:04 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Travis Etienne Jr.'s 325 touches last year were third-most in the NFL for a RB, but head coach Doug Pederson said that Etienne as a workhorse back "is not the recipe" he prefers. Pederson mentioned that D'Ernest Johnson was injured in 2023, and Tank Bigsby was learning as a rookie. The head coach said he'd consider knocking some of Etienne's reps down next season in order to keep him healthy over the course of the year. All in all, the 25-year-old topped 1,000 rushing yards for the second time in his two NFL seasons, and he also improved as a pass-catcher with 58 catches for 476 yards. Etienne will remain the Jaguars' lead back and will be an RB1 target for fantasy managers, but you'll need to keep in mind that if the team has it their way, Etienne's total touches will be managed more.


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
7.4 28.1 0.2 1.3 13.5 0.1

Jahmyr Gibbs News

Jahmyr Gibbs Totals 114 Yards, Touchdown In Win

Sunday, January 21, 6:29 PM

Detroit Lions running back Jahmyr Gibbs rushed nine times for 74 yards and caught four passes for 40 yards in the NFC Divisional Round win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Gibbs delivered a 31-yard rushing touchdown early in the fourth quarter to help the Lions pull away in the 31-23 victory. The rookie remains a threat to score a touchdown or rip off a chunk play on every snap, so he remains a DFS next week despite a tough matchup with the talented San Francisco 49ers' defensive front.


Travis Etienne vs. Jahmyr Gibbs

Still trying to decide between Etienne and Gibbs? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Travis Etienne is projected to score 17.4 points this week while Jahmyr Gibbs is projected to score 7.4 points.