Tags Archives: Running Back

Bell to the Chiefs: Rapid Reaction October 16, 2020

On Tuesday, the Jets finally decided to part ways with star running back Le’Veon Bell. After trying and failing to find a trade partner, they released him. As Bell was a vested veteran, he was not subject to waivers, allowing him to sign with any NFL te...

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Rookie Stock Market: Week 4 October 9, 2020

With four weeks of NFL action behind us, we are now really starting to get a good idea about who’s the real deal. Joe Burrow looks like the QB we hoped he would be, and Justin Jefferson is looking like a great asset. However, there are still plenty of r...

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Myles Gaskin: 2020 Dynasty Profile September 28, 2020

The Dolphins drafted Gaskin in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft. However, Gaskin never managed to see much playing time throughout the early part of the 2019 season. Kalen Ballage and Kenyan Drake opened the season as the Dolphins’ two primary ru...

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Saquon Barkley: Season-Ending ACL Injury Impact September 23, 2020

Losing Barkley leaves the Giants with Dion Lewis, Wayne Gallman, and Elijah Penny in their running back room. They do not have a running back on their 10-man practice squad so as expected they filled the roster spot with the veteran back Devonta Freeman. ...

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The Chosen One Falls September 23, 2020

A devastating week in the NFL as many teams, real and fantasy, saw their top stars go down. The clear-cut number one overall pick in both dynasty and redraft leagues, Christian McCaffrey was no exception. McCaffrey left fantasy teams a parting gift, one m...

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Josh Jacobs: 2020 Dynasty Profile September 19, 2020

The Raiders drafted Jacobs with the 24th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft as the first running back off the board. Jacobs didn’t play as a workhorse back at Alabama, sharing the load with Damien Harris and Najee Harris. However, the Raiders immediatel...

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Leonard Fournette to Tampa Bay: Rapid Reaction September 3, 2020

The anticipation has ended for the Leonard Fournette landing spot. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue their hype-filled offseason by adding the 25-year-old running back from LSU. Leonard Fournette is going to be signing a 1-year $3.5 million deal with a ba...

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Sleeper Series: Joshua Kelley September 1, 2020

After writing my redraft team breakdown series, I decided to start a new series as we approach the 2020 fantasy season. Every week, or probably more often than that, I’m going to bring you one fantasy sleeper representing a massive value in 2020 redraft...

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Risers and Fallers: Part 4 September 1, 2020

As we approach the redraft season, I want to begin a new series of recent risers and fallers based on events happening in the fantasy football world. In each article, I’ll give you two risers and two fallers. There are many reasons that a player could m...

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Sleeper Series: DeAndre Washington August 30, 2020

After writing my redraft team breakdown series, I decided to start a new series as we approach the 2020 fantasy season. Every week, or probably more often than that, I’m going to bring you one fantasy sleeper representing a massive value in 2020 redraft...

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Risers and Fallers: Part 3 August 29, 2020

As we approach the redraft season, I want to begin a new series of recent risers and fallers based on events happening in the fantasy football world. In each article, I’ll give you two risers and two fallers. There are many reasons that a player could m...

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Kareem Hunt: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 17, 2020

Kareem Hunt was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round out of the University of Toledo where he put up some significant numbers. Hunt broke out in his freshman year and finished his college career with three straight seasons of 10+ touchdown...

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Chris Carson: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 16, 2020

Over the past two seasons, Carson was the RB14 in PPR scoring formats. Despite “lacking breakaway speed” Carson had the third-most breakaway runs in 2019, along with the sixth-most evaded tackles per player profiler. These numbers are consistent with ...

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Lamar Miller Redraft Reaction August 13, 2020

I’ve done a bunch of reaction articles throughout the offseason, but they were all from a dynasty lens. At this point in the offseason, the season is in sight, so any moves have a more direct effect on 2020 redraft leagues. We know far more about each t...

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Washington Football Team Culture Shock Continues August 8, 2020

The moon has not completed a single orbit around the earth since the Washington Football Team scandal broke, as over a dozen female former employees had alleged ‘Football Team’ executives of sexual harassment. New Head Coach, Ron Rivera took the podiu...

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Tony Pollard: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 5, 2020

The Cowboys selected Pollard in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Memphis. Coming into the NFL, most analysts saw Pollard as a dynamic receiving threat, and as a passing-down complement to starter Ezekiel Elliott. However, during Elliott’s c...

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#TomBomb: Buffalo Bills August 2, 2020

For Old Tom, there are not many things more enjoyable than writing about athletes with fun nicknames. Enter, John “Smokey” Brown. Coming off the WR20 (PPR) finish, in his first go-around with the Buffalo Bills, Mr. Brown is poised to continue this lev...

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Rashaad Penny: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 30, 2020

I wrote about Penny back in February, but a lot has changed since then. The Seahawks selected Penny out of San Diego State with the 27th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Coming into the NFL, Seattle expected Penny to fill their starting running back po...

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Devy Profile: Kenneth Gainwell July 30, 2020

The Memphis Tigers have produced some very dynamic players over the last three years. Darrell Henderson, Tony Pollard, and Antonio Gibson are in the NFL with the potential to be home-run threats for their teams at the running back position. The most poten...

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Damien Williams Opt-Out: Rapid Reaction July 29, 2020

The likely Kansas City Chiefs starting running back, Damien Williams, has opted out for the 2020 NFL seasons due to COVID-19 concerns. He will sit the season out but who can blame him? The NFL players are just like you and me. They need to think of their ...

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