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Jets RB Michael Carter returned from his ankle sprain Sunday against the Bills and split the backfield pretty evenly with rookie RB Zonovan Knight. Carter led the receiving work, catching 3 of 6 targets for 15 yards. Knight drew 2 targets, catching both for 6 yards. Knight took the clear rushing lead, though, compiling 71 yards and a TD on 17 attempts. Carter rushed only 5 times for 5 yards. A similar split could put both in play for fantasy-lineup use in a Week 15 home date with the Lions. Solid matchups with Jacksonville and at Seattle sit beyond that.

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The Lions have promoted RB Zonovan Knight to the active roster. It's an indication that the team expects RB David Montgomery (quad) to at least miss this weekend's game vs. the Falcons. His absence would leave Detroit's backfield to Jahmyr Gibbs, Craig Reynolds, and Knight.

The Jets are releasing RB Zonovan "Bam" Knight, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Rapoport adds that Knight "received some interest on the trade front," which could mean he'll catch on quickly elsewhere. We'll see whether Knight will be worth keeping track of heading into the season. His departure from New York should solidify RB Michael Carter's roster status.

The Athletic's Zack Rosenblatt says Jets RB Zonovan Knight has "had a really good camp -- he's quite clearly been their best RB." That's, of course, with Breece Hall not yet practicing. But it's noteworthy that Knight earns such praise over Michael Carter and rookie Israel Abanikanda. We're not betting on another Jets RB being starter-worthy in fantasy whenever Hall is active. But Hall's still-progressing recovery from the 2022 ACL tear enhances the available opportunity for the rest of the backfield. Knight has been going basically undrafted by best ball ADP this offseason and sits well down our RB rankings. We'll see whether a big adjustment needs to happen.

Jets RB Zonovan Knight (ankle) is active for tonight’s game vs. the Jaguars. He was listed as questionable but put in a full week of practice, so we’re not expecting the ankle to be much of an issue. RB James Robinson is a healthy scratch again for Jacksonville, also suggesting confidence in Knight’s health.

Jets RB Zonovan Knight (ankle) practiced fully on Wednesday. The rookie is officially listed as questionable for Thursday night's game vs. the Jaguars but is expected to play. Knight ranks as PFF's 17th highest-graded running back (min. 10 attempts) since finding playing time in Week 12. The Jaguars' defense ranks as the 12th-best matchup in adjusted fantasy points allowed to RBs this season. Consider Knight a quality RB3/flex option in fantasy lineups.

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