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Fantasy football: Predictions for this year's top rookie running backs

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How will Jacobs be utilized in Oakland? (2:06)

Mike Clay and Anita Marks defend their differing fantasy opinions for Raiders rookie RB Josh Jacobs. (2:06)

With pro-ready traits -- in an anticipated high-volume role -- Oakland Raiders rookie Josh Jacobs has the highest fantasy ceiling of the 2019 running back class. The touches will be there in Jon Gruden's offense, and the first-round pick also brings three-down ability to the Raiders. But what does the fantasy floor look like for Jacobs?

From Jacobs to David Montgomery and Darrell Henderson, here's how I see the fantasy floors and ceilings for eight rookie backs currently on my radar for the upcoming season, complete with stat projections from ESPN's Mike Clay.

Josh Jacobs, Oakland Raiders

Clay's 2019 projection: 236 carries, 1,034 yards, 7 TDs; 44 receptions, 359 yards, 2 TDs

Current ADP: 37.2 (RB16)

Fantasy Floor: