Tags Archives: Running Back

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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ACC Devy Spotlight: Javian Hawkins July 21, 2020

In the next few years, some very talented running backs will be declaring for the NFL Draft. When they declare, it is anyone's guess with everything up in the air during the worldwide pandemic. While players like Chubba Hubbard, Travis Etienne, and others...

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Austin Ekeler: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 18, 2020

Austin Ekeler: Los Angeles Charger and defier of the odds. The UDFA out of Western State blew the top off every fantasy analyst’s big board last year by finishing as the RB4. Oh, and he shared the load with Melvin Gordon from weeks 5 onward. He was elec...

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Derrick Henry Contract Extension: Rapid Reaction July 15, 2020

Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans have come to an agreement that will keep the bruising running back in town for years to come. First reported by Ian Rapaport, the deal got done just an hour before the 4:00 P.M EST deadline for teams to sign franchis...

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Tarik Cohen: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 14, 2020

Cohen came into the NFL as a fourth-round pick in 2017, where he profiled as the pass-catching complement to two-down grinder Jordan Howard. Throughout his three seasons, Cohen has played every game and has increased his receptions year over year. In 2018...

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High Upside Late-Round Redraft Targets July 11, 2020

In the late rounds of redraft leagues, I’m always hunting for upside. There’s no point in playing it safe and taking boring contributors that provide no opportunity to make a difference or to be league-winners. These four players are an example of wha...

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Phillip Lindsay: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 7, 2020

After joining the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2018, Phillip Lindsay quickly wrestled the starting running back job away from fellow rookie Royce Freeman. Lindsay surpassed 1,000 rushing yards in each of his first two seasons while scoring...

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DFF Rookie Round Table, Part 5: AJ Dillon July 5, 2020

Given AJ Dillon’s massive frame, penchant for stiff arms, and his ability to break tackles and find space against stacked boxes, he seems like the ideal candidate for a massive workload in the coming seasons. He is the exact running back type that the P...

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Dead to Me: Kerryon Johnson May 16, 2020

I’ve loved the “Dead to Me” series of articles. It’s provided an excellent way to create redraft content throughout the offseason and take a closer look at the week-to-week effectiveness of one or two players at a time. By going in-depth and zoomi...

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DeAndre Washington’s Impact on KC April 30, 2020

DeAndre Washington recently signed a one-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. He’s admittedly a fantasy afterthought who doesn’t provide consistent fantasy production on a week-to-week basis, but dynasty leagues are about more than just the week...

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Robby Anderson to the Panthers April 1, 2020

This article will be a quick stock up/stock down reactions piece for the dynasty value of everyone on the Panthers after they signed Robby Anderson. I’ll run through each of the fantasy-relevant players, starting with Anderson himself and them moving on...

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Dead to Me: Redraft March 30, 2020

Have you ever had that feeling of frustration that you can’t shake? These two players make me feel that way. I will never deal with these players again in redraft formats. They’ve both burned me multiple times, and I want no part of them in 2020. I’...

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Early 2020 Rookie Redraft Primer Part 2 March 21, 2020

Every year, multiple rookie running backs are fantasy viable. Here we'll look at the consensus top three running backs coming into the 2020 NFL Draft. Each of these players is likely to have a massive role in 2020 and will most certainly be redraft releva...

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Fantasy Free Agents: Running Backs February 27, 2019

In this series, I‘m going to take a look at each offensive position’s free agent class and break them down for potential fantasy production going forward. As disappointing as the free agent quarterbacks were, this group of running backs may present ...

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RB Theorem: Rookie Stunner Series – Joseph Addai October 9, 2018

Deep within the relevance of a quality offense, a rookie named Addai emerged as the perfect cog to the Peyton Manning machine. This Rookie Stunner Series is based around first round RBs (from 2005-2014) who reached (or clawed) at the 1,200 yards from scri...

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RB Theorem | Chpt. IV: Mr. Under-Appreciated August 11, 2018

As a kid one my best friends was NFL films. I have revealed this countless times on various podcasts. This was not because I was a total booger eating loser. It was simply by choice. My downtime was spent listening to Steve Sabol’s pontificating intros ...

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