If you ask fantasy owners who they’d rather have on their team between Seahawks RBs Julius Jones and Justin Forsett, the latter would be the overwhelming winner.
Unfortunately, we don’t make that call. Coach Jim Mora Jr. does. And according to the Seattle Times, Mora will go back to Jones once he’s recovered from lung and rib injuries.
Forsett has been a star for Mora and fantasy owners alike, posting 368 scrimmage yards and four touchdowns in the last three games. He’s also averaging 6.6 yards per touch. Jones, on the other hand, has averaged a mere 4.5 yards.
While Mora said Jones is “expected” to face the 49ers in Week 13, he is making “no guarantees.”
Fantasy owners need to monitor this situation, as the return of Jones makes Forsett much less attractive in standard leagues. One thing appears imminent — this duo is heading down the road of a backfield committee.
Just what owners need with the fantasy postseason around the corner …