Jacoby Ford

Is Oakland receiver Jacoby Ford worth a start On Thursday night?

Will the speedy Raiders receiver live up to his hype?
<p> Will the speedy Raiders receiver live up to his hype?</p>

Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson raved about speedy receiver Jacoby Ford in the offseason, saying he had the potential to be a standout No. 1 receiver.

Ford did show his knack for racking up big yards in just a few catches last week against Denver’s suspect pass defense. In Carson Palmer’s first start as the Oakland QB, he targeted Ford six times and the former Clemson standout pulled down five of them for 105 yards and a score.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 10

Laurent Robinson, Chris Ogbonnaya and Roy Helu are the names to get in week 10
<p> Laurent Robinson, Matt Moore and Roy Helu are the names to get in week 10</p>

We take a bye from the byes for one week before the final four teams get their week off next Sunday. We have our first Thursday night game of the season (Oakland-San Diego) in Week 10. Here are quite a few names you should be able to get off the waiver wire to help you in your efforts to make a playoff push over the final four weeks of the regular season (if you’re postseason begins Week 14).

Jacoby Ford To Play Next Week; How It Impacts Raiders Fantasy Players

Oakland's wide receiver is targeting a return to action next week against the Patriots
<p> Oakland's wide receiver is targeting a return to action next week against the Patriots</p>

Jacoby Ford wants to play football. His hamstring is feeling better and that's good for his fantasy owners. The Oakland Raiders offense, which just put 34 points on the notoriously defensive-minded New York Jets, is becoming a west coast version of the New England Patriots.