Tags Archives: running backs

Rookie Redraft Update: Part 2 July 1, 2020

Back in March, I did a four-part series on the incoming rookie class. Now, it’s time to go back through my takes and examine how they’ve changed in the past few months. I’ve included all four of my original articles and all my live post-draft takes ...

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Dead to Me: Marlon Mack May 4, 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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A Look Back: Rookie Avoids May 1, 2020

Continuing my “A Look Back” series, I wanted to go back even further than the 2019 regular season and reference some of my 2019 pre-draft content. I already covered the rookie targets in my last piece, so now let’s look at the three guys I said to a...

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A Look Back: Rookie Targets April 28, 2020

Continuing my “A Look Back” series, I wanted to go back even further than the 2019 regular season and reference some of my 2019 pre-draft content. In this two-part article, I’m going to take a look at two articles I published in mid-to-late August 2...

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Three Running Backs I Love in Dynasty 2020 April 11, 2020

Running backs come and go quickly in the NFL these days. On average their careers last roughly three years and it’s impossible to predict when an injury will end a season for one player and start it for the next. In this article, I’ll be diving into m...

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Unstarted Business: Jerick McKinnon Finally Ready to Roll? April 10, 2020

Kyle Shanahan has four running backs under contract that have played for him over the past two years. However, it’s the running back who hasn’t played football in two years that he’s most excited to see in 2020 - Jerick McKinnon. At this point, McKi...

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Top 24 Running Back Production through the Ages February 3, 2020

A week or so back, while I was perusing Twitter, a couple of Tweets caught my attention. The first tweet that caught my attention was about selling running backs after their fourth season. Without an ounce of research, I initially agreed with this premise...

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Not Your Average Joe July 29, 2019

It has been a while since we’ve witnessed a fantasy running back as polarizing and talented as Joe Mixon. Last I can recall is Demarco Murray, maybe (feel free to offer suggestions, could be a fun discussion topic). Either way, the Joe Mixon takes are H...

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NFL Draft Winners: Running Back Edition April 30, 2019

Some of these backs had tenuous holds (or were perceived to) on starting roles, while others had strangleholds on their jobs but were gifted offensive line help via the NFL Draft. – Indianapolis Colts  Mack struggled in his rookie season to the tune of...

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Dynasty: Handcuff Heaven: Running Back Edition April 23, 2019

Everybody wants the next Saquon Barkley, Todd Gurley, or Ezekiel Elliott. Elite running backs are a rarity and truly difficult to harvest from the giant draft pool every year. For these reasons, they are rightfully coveted and constantly sought after. It ...

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Breaking Down the Bears Backfield April 13, 2019

If there is one source that causes constant and agonizing indecision in dynasty and yearly fantasy, it is uncertain backfields. Today, I’m going to key you in on how I think the Chicago backfield will play out in 2019. We will do this by looking at the ...

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RB Theorem | the 400 Club | Eric Dickerson January 1, 2019

The running backs that made this series belong to an exclusive club. There were entrusted by their coaches enough to surpass or to see 400 rushing attempts in a season. Can you imagine a team giving an RB that kind of opportunity nowadays? However ludicro...

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RB Theorem | the 400 Club | James Wilder Sr. December 26, 2018

The running backs that made this series belong to an exclusive club. They were entrusted by their coaches enough to surpass or to see 400 rushing attempts in a season. Can you imagine a team giving an RB that kind of opportunity nowadays? However ludicrou...

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RB Theorem | The 400 Club | Jamal Anderson December 18, 2018

The running backs that made this series belong to an exclusive club. They were entrusted by their coaches enough to surpass or to see 400 rushing attempts in a season. Can you imagine a team giving an RB that kind of opportunity nowadays? However ludicrou...

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Examining The 2019 NFL Draft Running Back Class November 19, 2018

There’s been a lot of talk saying that this is a weak RB class, and in respect to other classes, there is a lot less top end talent this year. There is no undisputed RB1 that will go in the top 10. No Saquon Barkley, Zeke Elliott, or Todd Gurley, [&hell...

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ZeroRB: The Best Ability is Availability August 23, 2018

The arguments centered around ZeroRB or any structural-based drafting go way too far in either direction. I tweeted about an idea for this article and was told that ZeroRB is “dumb,” “won’t get you far,” and is “throwing your season away.” B...

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