Frank Gore, RB, New York Jets
Gore had 18 carries for 74 yards and three catches for 12 yards against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. He has 15 or more carries in back-to-back games, with more seven total yards and at least two catches in both games. LaMical Perine (ankle) is on IR, so Adam Gase can keep feeding Gore to his heart’s content for at least a couple more games.
In Week 13 the Jets will face the Las Vegas Raiders, who entered Week 12 allowing the fourth-most fantasy points to running backs (Yahoo!, 0.5-point PPR). Then on Sunday, Atlanta Falcons running backs Brian Hill and Ito Smith combined for 130 total yards against them.
Week 14 against the Seattle Seahawks is a pretty good matchup, and the unchecked volume Gore is getting will put him on the radar. Further down the road, Week 16 against the Cleveland Browns is not as bad a matchup as it might look.
Gore is at least a viable flex option in 12 and 14-team leagues. You can squint and see RB2 potential over the next two games while Perine is still out, which is enough to slide Gore into the must-adds this week.
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