Justin Jackson
Justin Jackson
23-Year-Old Running BackRB
Los Angeles Chargers
Questionable
Injury Calf
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The 2018 seventh-round selection was forced into action during Week 12 of his rookie campaign thanks to injuries to Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler. He ended up recording 190 rushing yards, 116 receiving yards and two touchdowns during a four-game stretch, which also included his lone start. This offseason, the Chargers didn't add any notable options to their running back depth chart, but they do have some turmoil in the form of Gordon's contract holdout. Jackson and Ekeler are getting the first-team snaps at training camp, potentially headed for a committee in September if Gordon can't work things out with the team. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a three-year, $1.71 million contract with the Chargers in September of 2018.
Inactive versus Raiders
RBLos Angeles Chargers
Calf
November 7, 2019
Jackson (calf) is inactive for Thursday's contest against the Raiders.
ANALYSIS
Jackson didn't practice in any capacity this week, so his inactive designation doesn't come as much of a surprise. The second-year pro has missed six of the last seven games due to his lingering calf issue.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Justin Jackson's 2019 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Broken Tackle %
5.0%
 
Positive Run %
75.0%
 
% Yds After Contact
77.2%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
5.8
 
Rushing TD %
0.0%
 
Touches Per Game
6.8
 
% Snaps w/Touch
40.3%
 
Air Yards Per Game
-2.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
-0.15
 
% Team Air Yards
-0.3%
 
% Team Targets
2.5%
 
Avg Depth of Target
-1.1 Yds
 
Catch Rate
77.8%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
5.0
 
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Los Angeles ChargersChargers 2019 RB Snap Distribution See more data like this
% of Team Snaps

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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Chiefs pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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vs Chiefs
Monday, Nov 18th at 8:15PM
Overall QB Rating Against
85.6
 
Cornerbacks
85.9
 
Safeties
78.9
 
Linebackers
91.0
 
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2019 Justin Jackson Split Stats
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Justin Jackson
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16 days ago
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21 days ago
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Gameday Injuries: Week 7
23 days ago
There's plenty of star players coming and going in terms of availability heading into Week 7, and Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through the latest relevant injury news regarding each.
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Jackson was a wrecking ball during his four-year collegiate career with Northwestern, eventually finishing as the university's all-time leading rusher with 5,440 yards. That production was thanks in part to an uncharacteristically high workload, but the added wear and tear shouldn't mean much in the immediate future given he figures to merely be a rotational option for Melvin Gordon. Not necessarily known as a receiving threat, Jackson will likely cede snaps to last year's standout rookie running back, Austin Ekeler, but should Gordon suffer an injury, it wouldn't be a surprise for Jackson to see the majority of the carries.
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Unlikely to play in Week 10
RBLos Angeles Chargers
Calf
November 6, 2019
Jackson (calf) missed Wednesday's practice and is doubtful to play Thursday against Oakland.
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Absent again Tuesday
RBLos Angeles Chargers
Calf
November 5, 2019
Jackson (calf) did not practice Tuesday.
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Still dealing with calf injury
RBLos Angeles Chargers
Calf
November 4, 2019
Jackson (calf) was estimated to be a non-participant on Monday's injury report.
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Absent from injury report
RBLos Angeles Chargers
October 30, 2019
Jackson (calf) is not listed on Wednesday's injury report.
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Won't play Week 8
RBLos Angeles Chargers
Calf
October 27, 2019
Jackson (calf) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Bears.
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