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Week 1 vs. DEN
Rushing: 18 / 97 / 0
Receiving: 2 / 12 / 0 on 2 targets
Fargas ran very well on the night, making the most out of what Denver gave him. He was often able to fall forward and get the extra yard or two. He looked good out there considering the line did not give him much to work with. He also got twice as many carries as McFadden.
Week 2 vs. KC
Rushing: 9 / 43 / 0
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 1 targets
Fargas was running well before he suffered a groin injury late in the first half. He pulled up lame while running a deep passing route and did not return. McFadden actually started the game and got the ball on the first play, while Fargas carried the ball on the second play of the game. It looked like about a 60-40 split in carries, favoring Fargas, pre-injury.
Week 6 vs. NO
Rushing: 10 / 35 / 0
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 1 targets
Fargas got the start and while he only averaged 3.5 yards per carry he appeared to be completely healed from the groin injury. He still shared carries with McFadden and this remains a RBBC. The backfield seems crowded and there are rumors that Fargas might be traded soon.
Week 7 vs. NYJ
Rushing: 28 / 74 / 0
Receiving: 2 / 7 / 0 on 2 targets
Fargas was the main rushing threat on the day, carrying 28 times for 74 yards. He was given the rock early and often and was a beast to bring down as it often took a second and third hit to stop his momentum. He was used sparingly in the passing game, catching both of his targets for seven yards.
Week 8 vs. BAL
Rushing: 12 / 24 / 0
Fargas was held to two yards per carry and was completely ineffective along with Michael Bush. He was only given 12 carries, 11 of which came in the first half. In fact, the Raiders only rushed four times total in the second half of the game. Fargas didn't show much with the carries he was given in the first half, so the Raiders must have realized they weren't getting anywhere in the game by running the ball. Its unlikely Fargas would have cracked fifty yards even if the team continued running in the third and fourth quarter, but that is more of a testament to the Ravens rushing defenses than a detrimental statement about Fargas.
Week 9 vs. ATL
Rushing: 6 / 23 / 0
Fargas started the game but left in the second quarter with an arm injury. He returned briefly in the third quarter but was absent in the fourth. He picked up the Raiders first first down in the third quarter on a 12 yard scamper around left end.
Week 10 vs. CAR
Rushing: 22 / 89 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 9 / 0 on 3 targets
With Darren McFadden missing the game due to injury, Fargas shouldered the load in the running game for the Raiders and finished with 22 rushes for 89 yards and added on reception for nine yards on three targets in the passing game.
Week 11 vs. MIA
Rushing: 17 / 57 / 0
Fargas started and played the entire game. He primarily ran between the tackles, averaging 3.4 yards per carry and was targeted once in the third quarter but the pass fell incomplete. While he is a quality NFL running back, this offense needs a home run hitter, someone to make something out of nothing.
Week 12 vs. DEN
Rushing: 24 / 107 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 8 / 0 on 1 targets
Fargas ran hard every time he had the ball. He struggled to gain yards in the first half, but was markedly more effective in the second half, routinely gaining positive yards after getting past the line of scrimmage. Fargas gained a lot of his yards running between the tackles, and although he did not score on any of his nine red zone carries, he contributed greatly to the Raiders' winning in Denver.
Week 13 vs. KC
Rushing: 18 / 82 / 1
Receiving: 1 / 3 / 0 on 2 targets
Fargas ran with tremendous desire and rarely went down on first contact. He showed excellent burst through the line of scrimmage, and kept his legs driving as he fought for additional yards after being tackled. His tenacity was rewarded as he was the primary running back on the Raiders' first goal-to-go possession, and he scored his first rushing touchdown of the season. He did have a miscue when he lost a fumble late in the game as Oakland was trying to rally.
Week 14 vs. SD
Rushing: 12 / 50 / 0
Receiving: 2 / 9 / 0 on 2 targets
Fargas ran hard and every yard he got he fought for, but there just wasn't enough room for him to do much damage. The Raiders rarely had the ball enough for him to get into a rhythm, and they failed to score a single offensive point in the game. The one time they came close to scoring, they to the San Diego 18 yard line. Four plays later, they had lost 26 yards and were punting from the 44. That's the kind of day it was for the Raiders. Fargas didn't help the cause much by playing very poorly in pass protection. He whiffed entirely on several blocks, one of which turned into a fumble by QB JaMarcus Russell deep in their own territory.
Week 15 vs. NE
Rushing: 15 / 70 / 0
RB Justin Fargas continued to be the Raiders most consistent running back. He ran hard and determined but the Raiders fell behind by a lot early on and did not have the leisure of pounding the ball with the running game.
Week 16 vs. HOU
Rushing: 22 / 93 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 4 / 0 on 1 targets
Fargas shouldered the load in the running game as he finished with 22 rushes for 93 yards on the ground, and also added a four yard reception on his only target in the passing game. Fargas did have a fumble, but Oakland was able to retain possession on the miscue.
Week 17 vs. TB
Rushing: 6 / 11 / 0
Fargas chipped in with six rushes for just 11 yards on the ground and did not record a reception on zero targets in the passing game.