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  Jets | Jacoby Ford did not lose speed    Wed Apr 2, 03:10 PM

New York Jets WR Jacoby Ford said he did not lose any of his 4.28 speed after LisFranc surgery. "I run the exact same [time] or faster. I'm that confident,' Ford said.

Footballguys view: Ford is a speed guy, but that's all he's been (when healthy). We'll see if he can show more refinement to his game now that he's got another chance in the league.

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  Jets | Sign Jacoby Ford    Tue Apr 1, 04:49 PM

The New York Jets signed WR Jacoby Ford (Raiders) Tuedsay, April 1. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Ford gives the team more speed at the wide receiver position. He'll compete for a spot as a reserve receiver. Ford can also help as a return man.

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  Jets | Jacoby Ford, Richard Ohrnberger visit    Mon Mar 31, 05:16 PM

The New York Jets hosted free-agent WR Jacoby Ford (Raiders) and OG Richard Ohrnberger (Chargers) Monday, March 31.

Footballguys view: The Jets are still looking for wide receiver talent even though they added Eric Decker in free agency earlier this month. Ford has good speed, but he's struggled to stay healthy as a pro.

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  Jets | No meeting with Jacoby Ford    Tue Mar 18, 02:14 PM

The New York Jets have no meeting planned with free-agent WR Jacoby Ford (Raiders), but both sides have spoken.

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  Jets | Interest in Jacoby Ford    Tue Mar 18, 02:29 AM

The New York Jets have shown some interest in free-agent WR Jacoby Ford (Raiders). Ford played for Jets WR coach Sanjay Lal when he was in Oakland.

Footballguys view: After a scorching second half of his rookie season in 2010, Ford looked like a future star, but injuries have robbed him of his playmaking ability. He could contribute to a Jets offense looking for more speed.

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  Raiders | Week 17 Inactives    Sun Dec 29, 03:20 PM

The Oakland Raiders have declared C Andre Gurode, WR Brice Butler, WR Jacoby Ford, OG Lamar Mady, OT Menelik Watson, CB Mike Jenkins, DL Ricky Lumpkin inactive for Week 17.

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  Raiders | Week 16 Inactives    Sun Dec 22, 03:26 PM

The Oakland Raiders have declared C Andre Gurode, WR Brice Butler, CB Chance Casey-Thomas, WR Jacoby Ford, RB Jeremy Stewart, OG Lamar Mady, DL Ricky Lumpkin inactive for Week 16.

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  Raiders | Andre Holmes may get start    Thu Nov 21, 10:01 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Andre Holmes could start at wide receiver Week 12 if WR Denarius Moore (shoulder) is not able to play. WRs Brice Butler and Jacoby Ford could also receive bigger roles if Moore sits out.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford practicing     Tue Aug 20, 02:30 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (knee) was participating in practice Tuesday, Aug. 20, for the second straight day.

Footballguys view: Ford is fast but durability has been a major problem for him as a pro. He's set to be the team's WR3/slot player behind Denarius Moore and Rod Streater. Rookie Brice Butler (San Diego State) is competing for that spot as well.

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  Raiders | Four return to practice    Mon Aug 19, 09:22 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (knee), DT Vance Walker and CB Chimdi Chekwa all returned to practice Monday, Aug. 19. RG Mike Brisiel (knee) did individual work only.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford shows off speed    Sun Aug 4, 08:03 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (knee) showed off elusive moves and pure speed in practice Sunday, Aug. 4, looking to be over a knee injury which sidelined him last week.

Footballguys view: Ford was known as a speed receiver when he came out of college (Clemson) in 2010 because he was a standout track star. Durability problems and inconsistency have plagued him during his pro career. We're not expecting QB Matt Flynn to stretch the field with his arm which makes Ford a non-factor for fantasy owners in re-draft leagues.

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  Raiders | Interested in locking up two    Sun Aug 4, 03:30 PM

The Oakland Raiders are interested in signing FB Marcel Reece and WR Jacoby Ford to long-term deals.

Footballguys view: It is interesting that Ford is on this list, because he hasn't been able to stay healthy since a sensational rookie year. Perhaps the team thinks they can get him for a discount. Ford displayed terrific raw playmaking ability in 2010, and the team might be convinced that it is still intact.

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  Raiders | Three don't practice    Tue Jul 30, 06:26 PM

Oakland Raiders RB Latavius Murray (foot), WR Jacoby Ford (undisclosed) and OG Lucas Nix (undisclosed) were not taking part in practice Tuesday, July 30. WR Conner Vernon, DT Stacy McGee and OG Alex Parsons suffered undisclosed injuries during practice.

Footballguys view: Murray needs to get healthy if he wants to win the primary backup job behind Darren McFadden. It's an important spot to know for McFadden's fantasy owners as the veteran RB is known to miss plenty of playing time. McFadden has never played more than 13 games in a regular season. Murray is competing with veteran Rashad Jennings for the backup job.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford leaves practice    Mon Jul 29, 02:38 AM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (undisclosed) suffered an unspecified injury during practice Sunday, July 28 and had to leave. No further details were available about Ford's status.

Footballguys view: An all-too-familiar headline regarding Ford. He showed in his rookie year that his speed would indeed translate to the NFL. Ford exhibited shades of Carolina Steve Smith's game, but hasn't been able to stay on the field for any extended period of time in the last two years. It seems like he's back on the injury track already, which is good news for Juron Criner and Rod Streater's chances of being a bigger part of the pass offense this year.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford misses practice    Mon Jun 3, 03:44 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (ankle) did not participate in organized team activities Monday, June 3. Ford injured his hamstring during practice last week.

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  Raiders | Likely will give Jacoby Ford chance to contribute    Thu May 30, 03:12 PM

The Oakland Raiders likely will give WR Jacoby Ford (foot) a chance to contribute on offense this season if his foot injury has healed. The team could consider releasing him if he continues to struggle with the foot injury.

Footballguys view: Ford is a big play WR but he needs to stay healthy. The Raiders WR corps is full of potential but many players come with durability concerns. Ford will compete with Juron Criner for playing time behind Rod Streater and Denarius Moore.

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  Raiders | Sign Joshua Cribbs    Wed May 15, 03:53 PM

The Oakland Raiders agreed to terms with WR Joshua Cribbs (Browns) Wednesday, May 15. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Cribbs will be a return specialist for the Raiders. He's not quite 100 percent recovered from his offseason knee surgery but the team will monitor him closely as he continues to make his way back. Cribbs won't be asked to do much as a wide receiver on offense.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford 100 percent    Thu Apr 18, 03:48 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford said he is completely recovered from his foot injury and will be ready to participate once the team's minicamp begins.

Footballguys view: Ford is extremely fast and has good run after the catch ability. Injuries and inconsistencies have held him back during his pro career.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford expected to be return man    Sun Apr 14, 01:57 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) is expected to be the team's kick and punt returner next season as long as his foot injury is healed.

Footballguys view: Ford has incredible speed and can change directions smoothly. Injuries have held him back during his pro career.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford's charges dropped    Fri Apr 12, 08:21 AM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford had his DUI charges dropped stemming from his March 14 arrest.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford gets increase in base salary in 2013    Thu Jan 31, 03:33 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford will receive an increase in his base salary in 2013 because of incentives in his contract. Ford will go from $630,000 to $1.323 million.

Footballguys view: Ford hasn't been able to stay healthy during the last two seasons, but he looked like a future star in his rookie year of 2010. This is a big year for his future in the NFL.

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  Raiders | Young WRs could be trade bait     Sat Dec 15, 09:06 AM

Oakland Raiders WRs Darrius Heyward-Bey, Denarius Moore and Jacoby Ford could potentially be trade bait in the offseason as general manager Reggie McKenzie looks to acquire additional draft picks and stockpile talent.

Footballguys view: The Raiders have a pair of promising rookie WRs in Juron Criner and Rod Streater. We'll see if they can move any of their veterans to add more draft picks.

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  Raiders | WRs could be dealt for picks    Fri Dec 14, 01:30 PM

The Oakland Raiders could decide to shop WRs Darrius Heyward-Bey, Denarius Moore and Jacoby Ford in order to obtain draft picks for next year's draft. WR Rod Streater appears to be safe as part of the solution and not the problem. WR Juron Criner won't be going anywhere, either. Streater is tied for sixth among rookie wide receivers this year with 28 catches and is sixth in yards with 429.

Footballguys view: Moore was considered a cornerstone coming into this year, but he has fallen out of favor with Carson Palmer and company. Any of Moore, Ford, or Heyward-Bey could have increased value in a better pass offense.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford lands on season-ending IR    Sat Sep 15, 10:26 PM

The Oakland Raiders placed WR Jacoby Ford (foot) on the season-ending Injured Reserve list Saturday, Sept. 15.

Footballguys view: Ford's foot problems the last two years have to make you wonder if he'll ever get his speed back. If you don't have an IR spot in your dynasty league, it might be worth dropping him.

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  Raiders | Two players to sit Week 2    Fri Sep 14, 06:31 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) and CB Ron Bartell (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 14, and have been ruled out for Week 2.

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  Raiders | More on Jacoby Ford    Wed Sep 12, 11:49 PM

Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Wednesday, Sept. 12, that WR Jacoby Ford (foot) underwent successful surgery Wednesday, Sept. 12, to repair damage from a 'Lisfranc' condition in his left foot.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford has same injury    Tue Sep 11, 07:38 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) is undergoing surgery on the same foot that caused him to miss significant time last season. 'It's really basically the same injury that he had last year,' head coach Dennis Allen said. 'When he re-injured it this season there was nothing new structurally different from where it was last year.'

Footballguys view: Ford could be placed on the Injured Reserve and designated to return after six weeks.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford to have surgery    Tue Sep 11, 04:27 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) is expected to miss "significant" time after having foot surgery, according to head coach Dennis Allen.

Footballguys view: Ford didn't have any re-draft value because of this latest injury. Now his dynasty stock has come into question. He's talented, but Ford has yet to shake the injury bug during his pro career.

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  Raiders | Derek Hagan, Darrius Heyward-Bey lead wideouts    Tue Sep 11, 01:54 AM

Oakland Raiders WR Derek Hagan had four receptions for 44 yards, while WR Darrius Heyward-Bey had three grabs for 43 yards in Week 1 against the San Diego Chargers. The two were the top two wide receivers in yardage with WRs Jacoby Ford (foot) and Denarius Moore (hamstring) inactive.

Footballguys view: Heyward-Bey continued to be inconsistent and didn't show up big against the Chargers coverage. Hagan is an effective underneath receiver but offers little after the catch.

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  Raiders | Week 1 Inactives    Mon Sep 10, 09:01 PM

The Oakland Raiders have declared WR Denarius Moore, DL Jack Crawford, WR Jacoby Ford, OT Joseph Barksdale, OG Lucas Nix, QB Terrelle Pryor, OG Tony Bergstrom inactive for Week 1.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford ruled out for opener    Sat Sep 8, 11:46 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) did not practice Saturday, Sept. 8, and he has been ruled out for the Week 1 game Monday, Sept. 10, against the San Diego Chargers.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford not ruled out    Sat Sep 8, 01:36 AM

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Friday, Sept. 7, that he won't rule out WR Jacoby Ford (foot) for the Week 1 game against the San Diego Chargers Monday, Sept. 10. However, Ford missed practice Friday, and it's unlikely Ford will play.

Footballguys view: Ford has earned a reputation as an injury-prone player, and he has already advanced it this season before a regular season game has even been played. He's not worth rostering in typical redraft leagues until he proves he can stay healthy for a stretch of games.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford sit out practice    Fri Sep 7, 06:51 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 7.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford misses practice    Thu Sep 6, 07:22 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 6.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford uncertain for Week 1     Wed Sep 5, 07:22 AM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) said Tuesday, Sept. 4, his status for Week 1 is uncertain. 'Just kind of up in the air at this point,' Ford said. 'I just have to see what the coaches and the training staff think.' Ford did some jogging during the team's practice session.

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  Raiders | Rod Streater could have bigger role     Wed Sep 5, 07:13 AM

Oakland Raiders WR Rod Streater could see increased snaps as the team's slot receiver in Week 1 if WR Jacoby Ford (foot) is unable to play.

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  Raiders | Darren McFadden could see plenty of touches     Wed Sep 5, 07:10 AM

Oakland Raiders RB Darren McFadden could have an even bigger workload in Week 1 with so many injuries to the team's receiving corps. WRs Jacoby Ford (foot) and Denarius Moore (hamstring) are both questionable for the game.

Footballguys view: A bigger workload for McFadden is nothing but a good thing for the Raiders! McFadden is a no-brainer start this week and could finish as a top 5 fantasy RB this season if he stays healthy.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford not cleared to run    Mon Sep 3, 02:54 PM

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said WR Jacoby Ford (foot) has not been able to clear to run at this point but has made progress in his rehab.

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  Raiders | Denarius Moore, Jacoby Ford absent from practice     Mon Sep 3, 01:51 PM

Oakland Raiders WRs Denarius Moore (hamstring) and Jacoby Ford (foot) are not taking part in practice Monday, Sept. 3.

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  Raiders | More on Jacoby Ford    Tue Aug 28, 10:10 PM

Updating a previous report, Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday, Aug. 28, that WR Jacoby Ford (foot) is 'close' to returning. Ford has not started running, but he caught passes for a JUGS machine Tuesday.

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  Raiders | Carson Palmer needs more work with WRs    Tue Aug 28, 06:31 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer said he needs to build more chemistry with WRs Denarius Moore (hamstring) and Jacoby Ford (foot) before Week 1 arrives. Palmer has thrown four interceptions and no touchdowns this preseason. 'We need a ton of work together,' Palmer said Monday. 'You can never get enough work with a guy, even if he's played every rep and you've played every rep.' Both receivers have been injured and both aren't expected to practice this week or play in the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 30.

Footballguys view: Moore has the talent to be a top 15 WR in the NFL but injuries have held him back to this point. Ford has a lot of talent as well, but has been limited because of various injuries.

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  Raiders | Four miss practice    Tue Aug 28, 02:18 PM

Oakland Raiders C Stefen Wisniewski (calf), WR Denarius Moore (hamstring), WR Jacoby Ford (foot) and LB Aaron Curry (knees) all missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 28.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford in walking boot    Thu Aug 23, 02:23 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) walked onto the practice field Thursday, Aug. 23, with a walking boot on his left foot.

Footballguys view: Ford has great physical talent but can't stay healthy. He's not worth drafting in standard leagues, but keep him on your waiver wire speed dial if he can get healthy.

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  Raiders | No structural damage for Jacoby Ford    Sun Aug 19, 11:47 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) does not have any structural damage and no swelling, according to head coach Dennis Allen.

Footballguys view: The injury still makes it difficult to like Ford as a late-round sleeper because it seems like he can't stay healthy for any considerable period of time since his rookie year in 2010. Carson Palmer also loses a little value as a sleeper quarterback with two of his top three weapons banged up going into the season.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford might miss time into regular season    Sun Aug 19, 12:31 AM

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said Saturday, Aug. 18, there is a WR Jacoby Ford (foot) might miss time into the regular season, but he doesn't know for sure yet.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford injury update     Sat Aug 18, 11:41 AM

Updating a previous item, Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (foot) suffered a sprained foot in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 17.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford on crutches after game    Sat Aug 18, 01:43 AM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford (ankle) left the preseason game Friday, Aug. 17, against the Arizona Cardinals due to an ankle injury. After being treated in the locker room, he was out of uniform, with crutches at his side, after returning to the sideline.

Footballguys view: It's time to consider Ford too injury prone to live up to his immense potential as a speed merchant on offense and in the return game. This is good news for rookies Juron Criner and Rod Streater, who should now vie for the number three, or even a starting job if Denarius Moore's hamstring issues linger.

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  Raiders | QB has faith in Jacoby Ford    Wed Aug 15, 08:16 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer said he has complete faith in WR Jacoby Ford despite Ford dropping two of the three passes thrown to him during the preseason game Monday, Aug. 13. 'I have complete faith in him and he'll catch the next one. I told him right after it happened I'm coming right back at you to give you another chance. I know the next ball I throw to him, if it's a bad ball he'll go up and make a play on it and make a play for me,' Palmer said.

Footballguys view: Ford has plenty of talent, he just needs to stay healthy. The Raiders WR corps is jam packed with talent but Ford is an interesting prospect in dynasty leagues because of his upside.

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  Raiders | Jacoby Ford to return punts     Thu Aug 9, 09:13 AM

Oakland Raiders WR Jacoby Ford said he is excited to be handling punt return duties this season. 'I'm definitely excited about doing punt returns,' Ford said. 'That's something I've been wanting to do for a long time now. But since I've been here, I just wasn't allowed to. Now that I'm going to definitely get the opportunity to do it, I'm going to make the best of the opportunity and definitely try to score or just set the offense up to have a short field.'

Footballguys view: Ford is a very talented player but injuries have prevented him from playing up to his potential. Dynasty owners should see if they can scoop up Ford on the cheap.

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  Raiders | Carson Palmer building chemistry with Jacoby Ford     Thu Aug 9, 09:03 AM

Oakland Raiders QB Carson Palmer said he is building chemistry with WR Jacoby Ford so far in training camp. 'Jacoby and I are really coming together,' Palmer said. 'We're not where we want to be yet but we're coming along.'

Footballguys view: We love Ford's natural skill set. He catches passes cleanly and has good speed in and out of his breaks. If healthy he could set new career highs in 2012.

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