Jaguars place Chris Thompson on injured reserve

The Jacksonville Jaguars placed running back Chris Thompson on injured reserve.

What It Means:

Thompson hasn't been on the fantasy radar but he has drawn 23 targets out of the backfield this season, so his absence creates more upside for James Robinson in an offense that is expected to be playing from behind in nearly every game. The only other healthy back on the roster is Devine Ozigbo. Jacksonville faces a Pittsburgh Steelers defense in Week 11 that is allowing the fewest receptions and second-fewest receiving yards per game to running backs.

Robinson is averaging 4.3 targets per game and is adding the 17th-most Reception Net Expected Points per target among the 39 backs with at least 20 targets this season. Thompson is 20th. Robinson is the RB5 in numberFire's Week 11 fantasy rankings and has a salary of $7,200 on FanDuel's main slate.