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Darren McFadden injury update: RB out, won't be available for fantasy owners

The Raiders running back is out and won't play in Week 14. We break down the fantasy implications.

Donald Miralle

Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden (ankle) is out and will miss the team's Week 14 game against the New York Jets. This will be McFadden's fifth missed game of the season. The Raiders could also be without back up running back Rashad Jennings (concussion).

Fantasy Impact: Another year and another injury-riddled season for Run DMC. McFadden has missed at least three games in each of his six seasons as a pro. While he still has some big-play ability when he's healthy, his injuries have made this season one to forget for fantasy owners. He's only topped the 100-yard rushing mark once this season and all of his touchdowns came before Week 9. He hasn't contributed much on the PPR side either with only 13 catches on the season. If Jennings is also out this week, full back Marcel Reese is likely to see the most carries.

Although Reese is one of the league's better full backs and has filled in for McFadden admirably before, this is still a situation to avoid this week. The Jets have the top-ranked run defense and will likely limit Oakland's ground game.

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