Tags Archives: rookie running backs

Rookie Fever Antidote: Bottomed-Out Incumbents April 4, 2020

While we fantasy gamers rub our hands together in anticipation of a loaded class of prospects, let’s contemplate the whole picture of the draft goals of each team. Equally important, do these teams have the draft picks necessary to bring in impact playe...

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Early 2020 Rookie Redraft Primer Part 3 March 24, 2020

At Oklahoma, Lamb found wild success. He played three years with a series of star college quarterbacks: Baker Mayfield in 2017, Kyler Murray in 2018, and Jalen Hurts in 2019. In total, Lamb had 173 catches for 3,292 yards and 32 touchdowns. His 2019 perfo...

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Clyde Edwards-Helaire: Is He This Year’s Sony Michel? February 21, 2020

It’s that time of year again ladies and gentlemen; it’s dynasty rookie season. The excitement of the NFL Combine is less than a week away. Stat nerds, film grinders, and the entire NFL community will come together to salivate over rookie measurables a...

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Buy, Sell, or Hold: Rookie Running Back Edition February 20, 2020

Buy: Anthony McFarland When a 4-star running back comes into college with 20+ offers, he definitely does not go unnoticed, but due to the laughing stock that was this Maryland football team in 2019, Anthony McFarland seems to be forgotten. McFarland's da...

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Rookie Targets in Redraft August 17, 2019

Drafting rookies is a key part of fantasy drafts and is one of the best ways to provide an edge over your competitors. As rookies have not yet competed in the NFL, your average fantasy player is less informed about their skill sets and abilities. There ar...

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NFL Draft Late Round Sleepers: Running backs May 3, 2019

And just like that, the 2019 NFL draft has concluded. The draft is that time of the year for NFL fan bases to be eternally optimistic. Now, we must digest and pick apart the new players on their respective teams. According to Rich Hribar of Rotoworld, 49%...

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The Case FOR and AGAINST drafting Saquon Barkley July 30, 2018

Saquon Barkley is experiencing a hype phenomenon not unlike what we see with every iPhone launch. People are lined up for the next big thing. Throwing their savings, hopes, dreams, and expectations onto a product, they know next-to-nothing about. But who ...

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Leap Year: Running Back Edition July 13, 2018

The months leading up to the fantasy football season are exciting. Analysts and players alike are busy pouring over as much fantasy content as possible, with the hope that the nugget of wisdom will be found. For running back enthusiasts, the beginning of ...

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Running Back Theorem-Chapter 1: Why they Fail July 2, 2018

When we spend an early rookie draft pick on a RB, we all have that moment of “what if!” What if he is the next Walter Payton, Barry Sanders or Adrian Peterson. We have seen that glint of greatness in their college tape, and now they are going to rule ...

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Rookie Ranking Fluctuations: Runnings Backs June 19, 2018

I’ll spare you the preamble, but if you’re interested in my process when determining my positional rankings, you can find that and my QB rankings here. After sharing my Quarterback rankings, it’s time to move on to one of the glamour po...

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Late Round Impact Rookie Running Backs May 3, 2018

Now that the NFL Draft has concluded, it’s time to look forward to the 2018 season. There will be more free agents to sign like Dez Bryant and C.J. Anderson, but for the most part, rosters are set heading into training camp at the end of July. Names lik...

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