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Bucs HC Greg Schiano was pretty forthcoming when asked if he expects rookie Doug Martin to be his starting RB this season.  "Sure hope so," Schiano responded.  "Yeah. I mean [he's] been doing very well in camp. And, you know, I think [he's] really talented and picks things up very quickly... So, that’s our hope. That’s our plan. But you know you can’t make stuff happen. It’s got to happen on the field. But I think it will."  This is nothing more than confirmation.  Martin was hand-picked by Schiano to serve as the bell cow in his run-heavy attack.  The rookie should see 15+ carries per game, plus all the passing-down work.  That'll make him a high-upside RB2.  LeGarrette Blount, meanwhile, figures to serve as a short-yardage pounder.  He's not starting material in fantasy.

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The Raiders have released RB Doug Martin. If you needed confirmation that rookie Josh Jacobs will dominate early-down work in Oakland's backfield this season, here it is. The only question left is how much pass-catching work Jacobs will cede to RB Jalen Richard.

The Raiders have re-signed RB Doug Martin. The move is clearly a direct reaction to Isaiah Crowell's Achilles tear. Martin averaged a respectable 4.2 yards per carry on 172 totes for Oakland last year but ranked just 30th out of 47 RBs with 100+ carries in Pro Football Focus' Elusive Rating. Martin is veteran insurance in case rookie Josh Jacobs stumbles.

Raiders RB Doug Martin (knee) is active for today’s game against the Steelers. Newly signed RB C.J. Anderson is a healthy scratch. Martin should continue to serve as Oakland’s lead back but is just a RB3 vs. Pittsburgh’s tough run defense.

The Raiders expect RB Doug Martin (knee) to play through his questionable tag in today's game against the Steelers, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Martin's not an attractive play, but he has at least averaged 57.7 rushing yards and 74.5 total yards over the past 6 weeks since taking over the job.

Raiders RB Doug Martin (knee) is not listed on the final Week 14 injury report after a full week of practice. He’s a low-end RB3 option vs. a tough Steelers run defense.

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