For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 6 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 15, 2020

A look at Week 6 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 5 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 8, 2020

A look at Week 5 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 4 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 1, 2020

A look at Week 4 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Regression Alert: Week 3

Adam Harstad - September 24, 2020

If you want to demonstrate the power of regression to the mean in action, start with yards per carry.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The Replacements Week 3

Matt Waldman - September 24, 2020

Unique circumstances call for unique knowledge. Matt Waldman delivers with his insights about replacement players who could help your fantasy team.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 3 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 24, 2020

A look at Week 3 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The Gut Check No.517: The Fantasy Nightmare of Darrell Henderson

Matt Waldman - September 23, 2020

Matt Waldman takes a deep dive into Darrell Henderson's Week 2 performance and offers advice on how to navigate this potential nightmare for opposing defenses and your fantasy team. 

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 2 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 17, 2020

A look at Week 2 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The Gut Check No.516: Rams, Steelers, and Lions RB Roulette

Matt Waldman - September 16, 2020

Matt Waldman flips on his virtual projector and tells you the differences between the film and the fantasy with a trio of running back depth charts. 

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 1 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 10, 2020

A look at running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 18 Running Backs Who Changed My Mind

Jason Wood - September 4, 2020

A look at the running back situations I see differently after training camps than I did at the start of the summer

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 6 Divisive Early-Round Running Backs, and When to Draft Them

Jason Wood - August 30, 2020

6 early-round running back situations where our experts have a wide-range of opinions, and how you should handle them on draft day.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Ultimate Strength of Schedule, Running Backs

Clayton Gray - August 27, 2020

An in-depth look at the strength of schedule for running backs

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Plant Your Flag, Running Back

FBG Staff - August 26, 2020

The Footballguys staff makes a bold call at running back

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Running Back Tiers, Targets, and Players to Avoid

Sigmund Bloom - August 20, 2020

A look at the 2020 running backs grouped by tiers with values and overpriced players broken out, plus some schedule notes and favorites for specific strategy and scoring system quirks

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 20 Deep Sleepers at Running Back

FBG Staff - August 19, 2020

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 20 Overvalued Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 18, 2020

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 29 Undervalued Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 17, 2020

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The Gut Check No.511: RB Film and Spreadsheet Studs

Matt Waldman - August 16, 2020

Matt Waldman looks at the film and the metrics and shares the backs whose skills intersect best for 2020 fantasy drafts. 

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 3 Running Back Breakout Candidates to Target in the Middle Rounds

Phil Alexander - August 12, 2020

How to identify the best mid-round running back breakout candidates and three players who currently fit the criteria.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Upside RBs: Late-Round Difference-Makers

Ryan Hester - August 11, 2020

When choosing late-round running backs in fantasy football, seek those with a path to multiple RB1 weeks.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Complete Backfield Clairvoyance

FBG Staff - August 9, 2020

The staff tells which backfield they would like complete knowledge about

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Backfield Breakdown: The Green Bay Packers

FBG Staff - August 9, 2020

The Footballguys staff looks at how the Green Bay backfield will shake out

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Draft Strategy, Zero-RB

FBG Staff - August 7, 2020

A deep discussion of Zero-RB draft strategy

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Backfield Breakdown: The Washington Football Team

FBG Staff - August 7, 2020

The Footballguys staff looks at how the Washington backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders Is Clyde Edwards-Helaire Worth a 1st-Round Pick?

FBG Staff - August 6, 2020

A deep discussion at the whether Edwards-Helaire should be taken in the first

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Backfield Breakdown: The Detroit Lions

FBG Staff - August 4, 2020

The Footballguys staff looks at how the Lions backfield will shake out

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The Gut Check No.509: The 2020 Running Back Draft Guide Supreme

Matt Waldman - August 3, 2020

Matt Waldman knows a thing or two about running backs. From the top picks to the obscure camp guys, he shares his 2020 RB-centric draft strategies, including Upside-Down Drafting. 

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Backfield Breakdown: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers

FBG Staff - August 2, 2020

The Footballguys staff looks at how the Buccaneers backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders Backfield Breakdown: The Indianapolis Colts

FBG Staff - July 30, 2020

The Footballguys staff looks at how the Colts backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders Reasons Alvin Kamara Will Dominate

Chris Allen - July 30, 2020

Chris Allen digs into Alvin Kamara's 2019 performance, his situation headed into 2020, and potential for finishing as our overall RB1 for fantasy.

For Our Footballguys Insiders The Repercussions of the Damien Williams Opt-Out

FBG Staff - July 29, 2020

How the absence of Damien Williams changes the Kansas City backfield

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Backfield Breakdown: The Denver Broncos

FBG Staff - July 27, 2020

The Footballguys staff looks at how the Broncos backfield will shake out

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Backup Running Backs You Should Be Interested In

FBG Staff - July 27, 2020

A look at some backup running backs who could be very enticing

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Backfield Breakdown: The Miami Dolphins

FBG Staff - July 25, 2020

The Footballguys staff looks at how the Dolphins backfield will shake out

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Backfield Breakdown: The Philadelphia Eagles

FBG Staff - July 24, 2020

The Footballguys staff looks at how the Eagles backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders Why Austin Ekeler is an RB1 Bargain

Justin Howe - July 24, 2020

A detailed analysis of Austin Ekeler's fantasy prospects for 2020.

For Our Footballguys Insiders Could Melvin Gordon be Your Ticket to a Title?

Dave Larkin - July 21, 2020

A detailed look at Melvin Gordon's 2020 fantasy prospects, and why popular opinion is way off on his upside.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Pick-a-Player: Nick Chubb, Aaron Jones, or Joe Mixon

FBG Staff - July 20, 2020

The Footballguys staff, Shark Pool, and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 2.01 spot

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Should We Trust Kenyan Drake's Breakout?

Jason Wood - July 20, 2020

A detailed look at Kenyan Drake's 2020 fantasy prospects.

For Our Footballguys Insiders The FPC: Running Backs

Jeff Pasquino - July 20, 2020

The Footballguys Players Championship analysis: looking at the running back position

For Our Footballguys Insiders Pick-a-Player: Saquon Barkley, Ezekiel Elliott, or Alvin Kamara

FBG Staff - July 16, 2020

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 1.02 spot

For Our Footballguys Insiders Ultimate Strength of Schedule, Running Backs

Clayton Gray - July 15, 2020

An in-depth look at the strength of schedule for running backs

For Our Footballguys Insiders Buy Low, Sell High: Running Backs

Sigmund Bloom - July 13, 2020

A look at which running backs are at forks in the road in short and long term value

For Our Footballguys Insiders Finding the Upside: Assessing the Deep Running Back Landscape

Chad Parsons - July 2, 2020

Examining NFL depth charts, beyond the top names, for upside and fantasy viability

For Our Footballguys Insiders Quality Starts: Running Backs

Jeff Pasquino - June 25, 2020

Quality starts for 2019 for running backs using standard scoring

For Our Footballguys Insiders Quality Starts: Running Backs (PPR)

Jeff Pasquino - June 24, 2020

Quality starts for 2019 for running backs using PPR Scoring

For Our Footballguys Insiders 4 Tier Break Strategies to Exploit Running Back Value

Chad Parsons - June 21, 2020

Filtering fantasy running backs for the key players and tier breaks to optimize value

For Our Footballguys Insiders 13 Deep Sleepers at Running Back

FBG Staff - June 18, 2020

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

For Our Footballguys Insiders Why Leonard Fournette Still Looks Like a Headache

Justin Howe - June 17, 2020

A detailed analysis of Leonard Fournette's fantasy prospects for 2020.

For Our Footballguys Insiders 19 Overvalued Running Backs

FBG Staff - June 17, 2020

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

For Our Footballguys Insiders 26 Undervalued Running Backs

FBG Staff - June 16, 2020

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

For Our Footballguys Insiders Is Todd Gurley Too Far Gone?

Daniel Simpkins - June 15, 2020

A detailed look at Todd Gurley's fantasy prospects for 2020.

For Our Footballguys Insiders 2020 Running Back Role Matrix

Chad Parsons - June 8, 2020

Examining NFL depth charts for fantasy football utility

For Our Footballguys Insiders Running Back Tiers, Targets, and Players to Avoid

Sigmund Bloom - June 4, 2020

A look at running back tiers for early drafts with strategy on who to target and avoid.

For Our Footballguys Insiders 3 Late Running Backs You Should Target

Justin Howe - May 30, 2020

Looking for late, cheap RB upside? Here are three intriguing names to target

For Our Footballguys Insiders 5 Backup Running Backs Who Could Win Your League

Jordan McNamara - May 26, 2020

Backup running backs who could end up winning your league

For Our Footballguys Insiders Who Is the Top Running Back on a New Team?

FBG Staff - May 25, 2020

The Footballguys staff discuss veteran running backs who changed teams over the offseason

For Our Footballguys Insiders The Top Rookie RB for 2020

FBG Staff - May 12, 2020

The Footballguys staff offer their picks for the top rookie running back

Hindsight Rankings: Running Back

Sigmund Bloom - January 21, 2020

A look back at the actual value of fantasy running backs in 2019 with a recommendation for offseason dynasty moves and early outlook for 2020 drafts.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 17 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 26, 2019

A look at Week 17 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 16 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 19, 2019

A look at Week 16 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 15 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 12, 2019

A look at Week 15 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 14 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 5, 2019

A look at Week 14 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Buy Low, Sell High: Dynasty Stash Running Backs

Sigmund Bloom - December 5, 2019

A look at running backs to stash away for the offseason in dynasty leagues of all depths

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The Gut Check No.495: Revisiting the Chiefs Backfield

Matt Waldman - December 3, 2019

Matt Waldman revisits the Kansas City Chiefs backfield as fantasy leagues head into the playoffs. 

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 13 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 27, 2019

A look at Week 13 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 12 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 21, 2019

A look at Week 12 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 11 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 14, 2019

A look at Week 11 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 10 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 7, 2019

A look at Week 10 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 9 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 31, 2019

A look at Week 9 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 8 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 24, 2019

A look at Week 8 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 7 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 17, 2019

A look at Week 7 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The Gut Check No.488: Target the Tandem

Matt Waldman - October 16, 2019

The week, Matt Waldman teams with reader Zach Prieston to highlight the value of pursuing the 49ers running back tandem of Tevin Coleman and Matt Breida for your stretch run. 

Week 6 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 10, 2019

A look at Week 6 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 5 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 3, 2019

A look at Week 5 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Rest of Season Tiers: RB

Sigmund Bloom - September 27, 2019

A look at rest of season running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 4 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 26, 2019

A look at Week 4 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 3 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 19, 2019

A look at Week 3 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 2 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 12, 2019

A look at Week 2 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Week 1 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 5, 2019

A look at Week 1 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers On Second Thought: Running Back Edition

Jason Wood - August 30, 2019

A look at how my thinking about running backs has changed over the preseason.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers RB2 By Committee: Updated

Jeff Pasquino - August 28, 2019

Finding a second starting running back by committee for 2019

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Updated Running Back Tiers, Targets, and Players to Avoid

Sigmund Bloom - August 25, 2019

A look at 2019 fantasy running back options through the lens of tiers, with camp updates and a peek at the early season schedule

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The Impact of Andrew Luck's Retirement

Jason Wood - August 25, 2019

Analyzing the impact of Andrew Luck's retirement on the 2019 Colts 

For Our Footballguys Insiders Critical Tier Drops: Running Backs

Chad Parsons - August 23, 2019

Identifying the key value drop off points among 2019 running backs

Sleepers and Busts

FBG Staff - August 19, 2019

The Footballguys staff looks at value plays, overvalued players, and deep sleepers at QB, RB, WR, and TE

For Our Footballguys Insiders 2019 Target-Avoid Fantasy Football Running Backs

Chad Parsons - August 16, 2019

Outlining the running backs to target and avoid in fantasy football drafts in 2019

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 5 Late-Round Running Backs You Should Be Targeting

Justin Bonnema - August 14, 2019

Bonnema analyzes five running backs who offer lots of upside for little draft capital.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 21 Value Plays at Running Back

FBG Staff - August 13, 2019

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 14 Running Backs Who Could be Overvalued

FBG Staff - August 13, 2019

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 14 Deep Sleepers at Running Back

FBG Staff - August 13, 2019

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers RB2 By Committee

Jeff Pasquino - August 13, 2019

Finding a second starting running back by committee for 2019

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 2019 NFL Preseason Depth Chart Shuffle: Running Backs

Chad Parsons - August 13, 2019

Outlining the key strong and weak NFL depth charts at the running back position in advance of the 53-player roster cuts

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers When to Draft Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon

FBG Staff - August 8, 2019

The Footballguys staff gives thoughts on when to draft these two top running backs

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers How Mark Ingram Could Produce Career Numbers in 2019

Justin Bonnema - August 7, 2019

A detailed look at the Ravens' offense and how it could help Mark Ingram produce a career season.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Running Back Tiers, Targets, and Players to Avoid

Sigmund Bloom - August 5, 2019

A look at 2019 fantasy running back options through the lens of tiers

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Ultimate Strength of Schedule, Running Backs

Clayton Gray - August 4, 2019

An in-depth look at the strength of schedule for running backs

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 3 Running Back Breakout Candidates to Target in the Middle Rounds

Phil Alexander - August 1, 2019

How to identify the best mid-round running back breakout candidates and three players who currently fit the criteria.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 21 Running Backs Who Could be Overvalued

FBG Staff - July 29, 2019

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers 13 Deep Sleepers at Running Back

FBG Staff - July 29, 2019

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

For Our Footballguys Insiders 25 Value Plays at Running Back

FBG Staff - July 29, 2019

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers The FPC: Running Backs

Jeff Pasquino - July 28, 2019

The Footballguys Players Championship analysis: looking at the running back position

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Key Camp Questions: NFC West

Jason Wood - July 26, 2019

An overview of the biggest questions facing every NFC West team heading into training camp.

For Our Footballguys Insiders Key Camp Questions: AFC West

Jason Wood - July 26, 2019

An overview of the biggest questions facing every AFC West team heading into training camp.

For Our Footballguys Insiders Key Camp Questions: AFC North

Jason Wood - July 25, 2019

An overview of the biggest questions facing every AFC North team heading into training camp.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Key Camp Questions: AFC South

Jason Wood - July 25, 2019

An overview of the biggest questions facing every AFC South team heading into training camp.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Key Camp Questions: NFC South

Jason Wood - July 25, 2019

An overview of the biggest questions facing every NFC South team heading into training camp.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Key Camp Questions: AFC East

Jason Wood - July 24, 2019

An overview of the biggest questions facing every AFC East team heading into training camp.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Key Camp Questions: NFC North

Jason Wood - July 24, 2019

An overview of the biggest questions facing every NFC North team heading into training camp.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers One Reason You Want Leonard Fournette and Three Reasons You Don't

Justin Howe - July 24, 2019

A detailed look at Leonard Fournette's fantasy prospects for 2019.

For Our Footballguys Insiders Key Camp Questions: NFC East

Jason Wood - July 24, 2019

An overview of the biggest questions facing every NFC East team heading into training camp.

For Our Season Long Pro Subscribers Todd Gurley: To Knee or Not to Knee

Jason Wood - July 23, 2019

A detailed look at Todd Gurley's fantasy prospects for 2019.

For Our Footballguys Insiders The Good and Bad of Drafting Devonta Freeman

Jason Wood - July 17, 2019

A detailed look at Devonta Freeman's 2019 outlook, and whether the obvious rewards outweigh the indisputable risks.

For Our Footballguys Insiders The Gut Check No.474: Notable Yards After Contact Running Backs

Matt Waldman - July 12, 2019

Matt Waldman profiles some of the notable runners through the lens of Yards After Contact from the 2018 season and what it could mean in 2019.

For Our Footballguys Insiders A Close Look at Melvin Gordon's Value

Sigmund Bloom - July 11, 2019

A quick look at Melvin Gordon's value after news of his contract situation

For Our Footballguys Insiders Quality Starts: Running Backs

Jeff Pasquino - July 10, 2019

Quality starts for 2018 for running backs using standard scoring

For Our Footballguys Insiders Quality Starts: Running Backs (PPR)

Jeff Pasquino - July 10, 2019

Quality starts for 2018 for running backs using PPR Scoring

For Our Footballguys Insiders Why You Should be Jonesing for Aaron Jones

Dwain McFarland - July 10, 2019

A deep dive into the range of outcomes for Aaron Jones in the Packers' new offense.

For Our Footballguys Insiders Learning from History: Saquon Barkley

Adam Harstad - July 9, 2019

What can the past tell us about how Saquon Barkley's career is likely to turn out?

For Our Footballguys Insiders How Derrick Henry Could Help Win Your League

Justin Bonnema - July 5, 2019

Justin Bonnema makes a case for Derrick Henry as a Top-10 running back in 2019.

For Our Footballguys Insiders What's Going to Happen in the Detroit Backfield?

FBG Staff - June 27, 2019

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on how the Detroit backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders What's Going to Happen in the Denver Backfield?

FBG Staff - June 27, 2019

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on how the Denver backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders David Johnson's Path to 2000 Yards

Ryan Hester - June 26, 2019

How a new offensive scheme and complete skill set will combine to make David Johnson an elite RB1 in 2019

For Our Footballguys Insiders Pick-a-Player: Devonta Freeman, Aaron Jones, or Marlon Mack

FBG Staff - June 24, 2019

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 3.06 spot

For Our Footballguys Insiders What's Going to Happen in the Chicago Backfield?

FBG Staff - June 23, 2019

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on how the Chicago backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders What's Going to Happen in the San Francisco Backfield?

FBG Staff - June 23, 2019

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on how the San Francisco backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders Pre-Camp PPR Running Back Tiers and Strategy

Sigmund Bloom - June 20, 2019

A look at running back tiers, draft strategy, and what to monitor in camp and the preseason

For Our Footballguys Insiders Pick-a-Player: James Conner, Todd Gurley, or Joe Mixon

FBG Staff - June 17, 2019

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 1.10 spot

For Our Footballguys Insiders What's Going to Happen in the Houston Backfield?

FBG Staff - June 13, 2019

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on how the Houston backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders What's Going to Happen in the Buffalo Backfield?

FBG Staff - June 13, 2019

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on how the Buffalo backfield will shake out

For Our Footballguys Insiders Pick-a-Player: Ezekiel Elliott, Alvin Kamara, or Christian McCaffrey

FBG Staff - June 10, 2019

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 1.02 spot

For Our Footballguys Insiders Which Rookie RB Is in a Great Situation?

FBG Staff - June 2, 2019

The Footballguys staff comes up with some rookie running backs who are in great spots to produce

For Our Footballguys Insiders Who Is the Top Rookie RB for 2019?

FBG Staff - June 2, 2019

The Footballguys staff gives their opinions on which rookie running back has the most value this season

For Our Footballguys Insiders Which Rookie RB Is in a Tough Situation?

FBG Staff - June 2, 2019

Staff members look at talented rookie runners who are in tough spots to produce in 2019

For Our Footballguys Insiders Who Will Be the Top Rookie RB in 2021?

FBG Staff - June 2, 2019

Multiple opinions on which rookie running back will be on top in three years

For Our Footballguys Insiders Thoughts on Drafting Todd Gurley

FBG Staff - May 28, 2019

With questions surrounding his knee, the Footballguys staff offers opinions on drafting Todd Gurley

For Our Footballguys Insiders Ultimate Strength of Schedule, RB

Clayton Gray - May 28, 2019

An in-depth look at the strength of schedule for running backs

For Our Footballguys Insiders Monday Injury Rounds: Running Back Update

Jene Bramel - May 20, 2019

How concerned should you be about Todd Gurley? Examining the recovery of Derrius Guice and Bryce Love. Full review of running back injuries around the league.

What We Learned in 2018: Running Back

Sigmund Bloom - February 4, 2019

A look back at what we learned at the running back position in 2018

Week 17 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 27, 2018

A look at Week 17 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 16 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 20, 2018

A look at Week 16 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 15 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 13, 2018

A look at Week 15 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 14 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 6, 2018

A look at Week 14 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Buy Low, Sell High: Week 14 - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - December 6, 2018

A look at the best running backs to stash for the offseason in dynasty leagues

Week 13 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 29, 2018

A look at Week 13 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Gut Check No.463: Five Running Backs I'm Targeting in Dynasty Leagues

Matt Waldman - November 28, 2018

Matt Waldman kicks off a series on players he's targeting in various dynasty leagues.  

Week 12 Quarterback Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 21, 2018

A look at Week 12 quarterback rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 12 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 21, 2018

A look at Week 12 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Buy Low, Sell High: Week 12

Sigmund Bloom - November 21, 2018

A look at the best backup running backs to stash for the playoffs

Week 11 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 15, 2018

A look at Week 11 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 10 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 8, 2018

A look at Week 10 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Regression Alert: Week 9 - Footballguys

Adam Harstad - November 2, 2018

Does Todd Gurley regress to the mean? I bet he does!

Week 9 Wide Receiver Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 1, 2018

A look at Week 9 wide receiver rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 9 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 1, 2018

A look at Week 9 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 8 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 25, 2018

A look at Week 8 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Regression Alert: Week 8 - Footballguys

Adam Harstad - October 25, 2018

Anything that is subject to randomness is subject to regression, (including some surprising things you might not think of at first)

Rest of Season Tiers: RB

Sigmund Bloom - October 24, 2018

A look at running back values for the rest of the season through the lens of tiers

Week 7 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 18, 2018

A look at Week 7 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 6 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 11, 2018

A look at Week 6 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Gut Check No.457: Isaiah Crowell - Footballguys

Matt Waldman - October 10, 2018

Don't trust Isaiah Crowell but can't sell high? Matt Waldman analyzes Crowell and the Jets' ground game and shows what to expect for the rest of the season. 

Week 5 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 4, 2018

A look at Week 5 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 4 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 27, 2018

A look at Week 4 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Regression Alert: Week 3 - Footballguys

Adam Harstad - September 20, 2018

Thoughts on the least useful statistic.

Week 3 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 20, 2018

A look at Week 3 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Gut Check No.454: Now And Later

Matt Waldman - September 19, 2018

Matt Waldman's examines a trio of backfields that have already revealed the present and the future in a clear light. 

Week 2 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 13, 2018

A look at Week 2 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Gut Check No. 453: Get Joe Mixon Now

Matt Waldman - September 11, 2018

Matt Waldman breaks down the Bengals ground game and despite the fact that the opponent was the Colts, recommends that fantasy owners "buy-high" on Joe Mixon. 

 

Week 1 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 6, 2018

A look at Week 1 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

On Second Thought: Running Back Edition - Footballguys

Jason Wood - August 29, 2018

How my perspective on the running position has changed throughout the summer.

Critical Tier Drops: Running Backs - Footballguys

Chad Parsons - August 24, 2018

Identifying the key value drop off points among 2018 running backs

Ultimate Strength of Schedule, RBs - Footballguys

Clayton Gray - August 22, 2018

An in-depth look at the strength of schedule for running backs

Is Adrian Peterson a Top 20 RB in non-PPR Scoring? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 21, 2018

Two Footballguys staffers take opposing sides regarding Peterson's value

Running Back Tiers - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - August 20, 2018

A look at the 2018 running back landscape through the lens of tiers

What Adrian Peterson Brings to Washington in 2018 - Footballguys

Matt Waldman - August 20, 2018

Matt Waldman shares last year's tape to tell you what Adrian Peterson potentially brings to Washington's backfield in 2018.

2018 NFL Preseason Depth Chart Shuffle: Running Backs - Footballguys

Chad Parsons - August 17, 2018

Outlining the key strong and weak NFL depth charts at the running back position in advance of the 53-player roster cuts in 2018

Sleepers and Busts - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 17, 2018

The Footballguys staff looks at value plays, overvalued players, and deep sleepers at QB, RB, WR, and TE

Waiting In Limbo: Suspensions and Camp Holdouts - Footballguys

Ari Ingel - August 17, 2018

A look at the notable pending suspensions and holdouts of LeVeon Bell, Josh Gordon, LeSean McCoy, Robby Anderson and others. 

High-Variance Players: RB Tarik Cohen - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 15, 2018

The Footballguys staff discusses the high side and low side of Tarik Cohen

RB2 By Committee - Footballguys

Jeff Pasquino - August 14, 2018

Finding a Second Starting Running Back by Committee in a Standard League for 2018

High-Variance Players: RB Carlos Hyde - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 14, 2018

The Footballguys staff discusses the high side and low side of Carlos Hyde

High-Variance Players: RB Marshawn Lynch - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 14, 2018

The Footballguys staff discusses the high side and low side of Marshawn Lynch

RB2 By Committee: PPR - Footballguys

Jeff Pasquino - August 14, 2018

Finding a Second Starting Running Back by Committee in a PPR League for 2018

18 Overvalued Running Backs - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 14, 2018

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

14 Deep Sleepers at Running Back - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 14, 2018

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

19 Value Plays at Running Back - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 14, 2018

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

Projection Reflections: Preseason Week 1 Adjustments - Footballguys

Jason Wood - August 12, 2018

A look at the key projections changes after the first week of the preseason

Pick-a-Player: Jones, Montgomery, or Williams - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 12, 2018

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 9.01 spot

Pick-a-Player: Ballage, Barber, or Powell - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 11, 2018

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 14.01 spot

Pick-a-Player: Fournette, Gordon, or Hunt - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 11, 2018

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 1.10 spot

Campfire Chat: Favorite Rookie RB - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 10, 2018

The Footballguys staff discusses their favorite rookie running back

Pick-a-Player: Bell, Elliott, or Johnson - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 8, 2018

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 1.02 spot

Pick-a-Player: Clement, Foreman, or Hines - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 7, 2018

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 10.04 spot

Pick-a-Player: Coleman, Johnson, or Mack - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 7, 2018

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 6.10 spot

Pick-a-Player: Anderson, Crowell, or Johnson - Footballguys

FBG Staff - August 6, 2018

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 8.07 spot

Leonard Fournette: A High Floor and Hidden Upside - Footballguys

Dan Hindery - August 3, 2018

A detailed look at Leonard Fournette's fantasy prospects for 2018.

Will Kerryon Johnson Carry You To Fantasy Success? - Footballguys

Jason Wood - August 2, 2018

A detailed look at Kerryon Johnson's fantasy prospects in 2018. 

The Best Things in Life are McCaffrey - Footballguys

Jason Wood - July 30, 2018

A detailed look at Christian McCaffrey's fantasy prospects in 2018.

How to Dominate Your Draft: 2-2-1 Running Back Strategy - Footballguys

Ari Ingel - July 30, 2018

A new running back strategy to help you win your league for those that like to handcuff. 

Quality Starts: Running Backs - Footballguys

Jeff Pasquino - July 28, 2018

Quality starts for 2017 for Running Backs using Standard Scoring

Quality Starts: Runningbacks (PPR) - Footballguys

Jeff Pasquino - July 28, 2018

Quality starts for 2017 for Running Backs using PPR Scoring

NFC: What To Watch For As Training Camp Starts

Ari Ingel - July 27, 2018

The most pressing fantasy questions facing all 16 teams in the NFC as training camp opens.   

Pick-a-Player: Collins, Drake, or Henry - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 23, 2018

Footballguys staff and Facebook answer a dilemma at the 4.05 spot

What's Going to Happen in the Baltimore Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 22, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Baltimore running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Cleveland Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 22, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Cleveland running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Detroit Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 22, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Detroit running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Green Bay Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 22, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Green Bay running back situation

3 Reasons Why Derrick Henry Won't Deliver - Footballguys

Daniel Simpkins - July 21, 2018

A detailed look at Derrick Henry's fantasy prospects for 2018.

Let the Games Begin: The MFL10 Strategy - Footballguys

Ari Ingel - July 19, 2018

Some background and tips for newbies and pros alike to dominate MFL10 best ball drafts

What's Going to Happen in the Miami Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 18, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Miami running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Houston Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 18, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Houston running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the New England Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 18, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the New England running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Indianapolis Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 18, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Indianapolis running back situation

AFC: What to Watch for as Training Camps Open - Footballguys

Ari Ingel - July 17, 2018

The most pressing fantasy questions facing all 16 teams in the AFC as training camps are set to open.  

4 Reasons Why Joe Mixon Won't Fool You Twice - Footballguys

Ryan Hester - July 16, 2018

A detailed look at Joe Mixon's fantasy prospects for 2018

Dalvin Cook is the First Round's Missing Man - Footballguys

Justin Howe - July 15, 2018

A tour through the 2018 fantasy outlook for Vikings running back Dalvin Cook

What's Going to Happen in the NY Jets Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 14, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Jets running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Oakland Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 14, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Oakland running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Philadelphia Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 13, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Philadelphia running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Seattle Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 11, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Seattle running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Tennessee Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 10, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Tennessee running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Tampa Bay Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 10, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Tampa Bay running back situation

What's Going to Happen in the Washington Backfield? - Footballguys

FBG Staff - July 9, 2018

The Footballguys staff offers thoughts on the Washington running back situation

2018 Target-Avoid Fantasy Football Running Backs - Footballguys

Chad Parsons - June 27, 2018

Outlining the running backs to target and avoid in fantasy football drafts in 2018

How Derrius Guice Can Overcome the Chris Thompson Factor - Footballguys

Dave Larkin - June 21, 2018

Diving into the prospects of Redskins rookie Derrius Guice for 2018. 

Kenyan Drake Is More Risk Than Reward - Footballguys

Justin Howe - June 21, 2018

A tour through the 2018 fantasy outlook for Miami's Kenyan Drake

Deep Sleepers: Running Backs - Footballguys

FBG Staff - June 20, 2018

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

Overvalued Players: Running Backs - Footballguys

FBG Staff - June 20, 2018

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

Value Plays: Running Backs - Footballguys

FBG Staff - June 20, 2018

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

Ultimate Strength of Schedule, RB - Footballguys

Clayton Gray - June 19, 2018

An in-depth look at the strength of schedule for running backs

10 Sleeper PPR RBs for 2018 - Footballguys

Matt Waldman - June 14, 2018

In Gut Check No. 439, Matt Waldman profiles 10 running backs below the fantasy radar with upside in PPR formats.

NFC West Backfield Study - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - June 5, 2018

A look at NFC West backfield productivity, volume, and efficiency numbers in 2017 and how to use that data in 2018 drafts.

NFC South Backfield Study - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - June 4, 2018

A look at NFC South backfield productivity, volume, and efficiency numbers in 2017 and how to use that data in 2018 drafts.

NFC North Backfield Study - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - June 2, 2018

A look at NFC North backfield productivity, volume, and efficiency numbers in 2017 and how to use that data in 2018 drafts.

NFC East Backfield Study - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - May 30, 2018

A look at NFC East backfield productivity, volume, and efficiency numbers in 2017 and how to use that data in 2018 drafts.

AFC West Backfield Study - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - May 25, 2018

A look at AFC West backfield productivity, volume, and efficiency numbers in 2017 and how to use that data in 2018 drafts.

AFC North Backfield Study - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - May 24, 2018

A look at AFC North backfield productivity, volume, and efficiency numbers in 2017 and how to use that data in 2018 drafts.

AFC South Backfield Study - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - May 21, 2018

A look at AFC South backfield productivity, volume, and efficiency numbers in 2017 and how to use that data in 2018 drafts.

AFC East Backfield Study - Footballguys

Sigmund Bloom - May 18, 2018

A look at AFC East backfield productivity, volume, and efficiency numbers in 2017 and how to use that data in 2018 drafts.

FBG Staff Roundtable: Best Ball Options

Justin Howe - April 23, 2018

Discussing best ball quarterbacks and running backs with the Footballguys staff

The 2018 Running Back Class, By the Numbers

Justin Howe - March 26, 2018

A tour through the relevant data and evaluations for 2017's solid running back class

Pre-Draft Sell High Running Backs

Sigmund Bloom - February 20, 2018

A look at running backs who could lose fantasy value in dynasty leagues this spring

What We Learned in 2017: Running Back

Sigmund Bloom - February 7, 2018

A look back at lessons learned from the 2017 season at the running back position

DFS Roundtable: Running Back Construction

Justin Howe - December 28, 2017

We can't go all-in on value-laden backup types from resting teams, so for whom will you be paying up this week?

Week 17 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 28, 2017

A look at Week 17 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: Running Back Management

Justin Howe - December 22, 2017

How will you fill out your RB allotment in Week 16?

Week 16 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 20, 2017

A look at Week 16 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: Stacks and Stacks, Even Stacks Upon Stacks

Justin Howe - December 15, 2017

Let us in on your favorite traditional stack (QB-WR or QB-TE) and why it's worth heavy consideration in your eyes. Then suggest for us a strong stack that's not so conventional, but is one you'll be clinging to in your GPP portfolio.

DFS Roundtable: Cheap Pass-Catching Backs, Anyone?

Justin Howe - December 15, 2017

Which of these cheap receiving backs, if any, do you have interest in to fill out your roster?

Week 15 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 14, 2017

A look at Week 15 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Buy Low, Sell High: Week 14

Sigmund Bloom - December 7, 2017

A look at running backs to stash over the offseason in your dynasty leagues

Week 14 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 7, 2017

A look at Week 14 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: Maximizing FantasyDraft's Double Flex

Justin Howe - December 6, 2017

How do you best utilize FantasyDraft's double-flex model? Do you stubbornly force in four RBs for volume's sake, or are you more "flex"ible? And does Week 14 even offer 4 RBs you'll insist on rostering?

DFS Roundtable: Running Back Builds

Justin Howe - December 1, 2017

Give us your ideal cash-game RB pairing. And if you haven't already, give us two low-dollar options that you'll be sprinkling into your GPPs.

Week 13 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 30, 2017

A look at Week 13 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: Running Back Derby

Justin Howe - November 23, 2017

Rank for us your top five running back options for the week from a value standpoint. Be sure to include your favorite deep-value play within the group.

Week 12 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 22, 2017

A look at Week 12 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 11 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 16, 2017

A look at Week 11 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: DRAFTing Running Backs

Justin Howe - November 16, 2017

How are you ordering your RB priorities in Week 11 DRAFTs? Give us your top six DRAFT-suited RBs, then tell us where on the RB continuum you see the first big break in value. At what point during the RB free-for-all are you most willing to pause and jump at another position?

DFS Roundtable: Sifting Through Crowded Backfields

Justin Howe - November 10, 2017

Give us your top 3 Week 10 options from splintered backfields in terms of value, and explain why you're so bullish on them. And while you're at it, clue us in on which option from those backfields you're looking most at fading.

Week 10 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 9, 2017

A look at Week 10 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: Stacking Opportunities

Justin Howe - November 2, 2017

Give us your favorite "safe" stack for week 9 and one contrarian stack you think could unexpectedly tilt GPPs. Also, give us your best RB-D/ST stack.

DFS Roundtable: Running Back Assembly

Justin Howe - November 2, 2017

How will you build at running back this week? If you're paying up heavily – which has its merits at this pricing – which 2-3 are you rostering? And if you're incorporating cheap value, where do you plan on getting it from?

Week 9 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 2, 2017

A look at Week 9 running backs through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: A Saucerful of Running Back Value

Justin Howe - October 26, 2017

Fill us in on your construction strategy at running back. Will you insist on paying up for one, two, or even three of the active studs? If so, whom? And if you're mixing in some value plays, give us your two best low-dollar options.

Week 8 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 26, 2017

A look at Week 8 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: Going Stubborn at Running Back

Justin Howe - October 20, 2017

How are you sorting through the top-salaried running backs for Week 7? Are you avoiding them and chasing value? Or is there one (or more) you'll stubbornly shoehorn into your lineups?

DFS Roundtable: Tracking Falcons-Patriots

Justin Howe - October 20, 2017

Whether you're playing the night slate yourself or not, walk us through both the no-brainer cash plays in the game and your favorite contrarian stance.

Week 7 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 19, 2017

A look at Week 7 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Ezekiel Elliott: Will Elliott Serve His Suspension This Season?

Ari Ingel - October 18, 2017

An indepth look at where things stand with Ezekiel Elliott going forward.  

DFS Roundtable: Just So Much Running Back Value

Justin Howe - October 13, 2017

Rank the prominent injury-replacement plays in a cash-game setting, and give us your thought process as to how to target these guys.

DFS Roundtable: Cash Game Construction

Justin Howe - October 13, 2017

In your Week 6 cash games, how do you plan to construct your lineups at the RB and WR spots?

Week 6 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 12, 2017

A look at Week 6 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 5 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 5, 2017

A look at Week 5 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: Le'Veon a Prayer

Justin Howe - October 5, 2017

Are you shoehorning Le'Veon Bell's monstrous salary into your Week 5 cash lineup(s)? Why or why not?

The Gut Check No. 423: J.D. McKissic, Aaron Jones, and Wayne Gallman

Matt Waldman - October 3, 2017

Matt Waldman examines the film and fantasy implications of Seahawk utility man J.D. McKissic, Packers running back Aaron Jones, and the Giants' Wayne Gallman. 

Week 4 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 28, 2017

A look at Week 4 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

DFS Roundtable: Pretty Names, but Ugly Outlooks

Justin Howe - September 28, 2017

Among the big, coveted names on the Week 4 board, who are your primary overall fades at QB, RB, and WR? Why?

DFS Roundtable: Rotational Running Back Value

Justin Howe - September 28, 2017

Pick a backup or timeshare back who you feel may be poised to overachieve drastically in Week 4. Tell us why you foresee a strong week, and whether you suspect the rest of the DFS world will agree and jam his ownership.

Week 3 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 21, 2017

A look at Week 3 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Post-Johnson Roundtable

Justin Howe - September 14, 2017

With David Johnson out for awhile, is LeVeon Bell an "auto-play" in your cash lineups? Do his Week 1 struggles or his shaky Week 2 matchup give you any pause? If they do, what's your general cash-game plan at running back?

Week 2 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 14, 2017

A look at Week 2 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Gut Check No. 420: Buy Leonard Fournette, Buy Him Now

Matt Waldman - September 12, 2017

Need to pay the premium for an RB1? Matt Waldman says Jacksonville is your destination.  

Week 1 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 7, 2017

A look at Week 1 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Roundtable: David Johnson, LeVeon Bell, and/or Ezekiel Elliott?

Justin Howe - September 7, 2017

Are you fading either David Johnson or LeVeon Bell in cash games? If not, which are you targeting more enthusiastically? How feasible are you finding it to fit in both? And how does Ezekiel Elliott's presence factor into your blueprint?

Dynasty Trade Value Chart: Week 1 Update

Dan Hindery - September 4, 2017

Quantifying Long-Term Player Values for Dynasty Leagues

On Second Thought: Running Back Edition

Jason Wood - August 28, 2017

A look at how our running back views have changed over the preseason

Ultimate Team By Committee

Jeff Pasquino - August 25, 2017

Using Multiple Committees to form a strong fantasy team in a standard league

Ultimate Team By Committee (PPR)

Jeff Pasquino - August 25, 2017

Using Multiple Committees to form a strong fantasy team in a PPR league

Value Plays: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 23, 2017

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

Overvalued Players: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 23, 2017

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

Deep Sleepers: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 23, 2017

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

True Fantasy Points: 2017 Running Back Projections

Danny Tuccitto - August 23, 2017

A stats-based guide for separating skill from luck in running back projections.

PPR RB By Committee, Update

Jeff Pasquino - August 23, 2017

Finding a Stud Running Back in PPR Leagues by Committee for 2017

RB By Committee, Update

Jeff Pasquino - August 23, 2017

Finding a Stud Running Back by Committee for 2017

How to Dominate Your League: 2-2-1 Running Back Strategy

Ari Ingel - August 23, 2017

A new running back strategy to help you win your league for those that like to handcuff. 

Arbitrage This, Part 1: 3 Cost-Effective Ways to Avoid Sunk Draft Costs at Running Back

Justin Howe - August 23, 2017

Digging for less-than-obvious discounts throughout the running back tiers

The Fantasy Football Path of Totality

Ryan Hester - August 21, 2017

Examining backfield situations to find valuable fantasy football commodities

Campfire Chat: Plant a Flag, RB

FBG Staff - August 21, 2017

Footballguys staff members take a stand on a running back

Points Per Deception: A Look at PPR Scoring

Jeff Pasquino - August 18, 2017

Looking at a compromise scoring system between PPR and no PPR.

Predictability, Randomness, and the Space Between

Ryan Hester - August 15, 2017

Identifying fantasy-friendly situations and examining "alternative" value plays

Playing the Format: Pass-Catching Running Backs

Chad Parsons - August 12, 2017

Highlighting the key pass-catching running backs for 2017 in PPR formats

Ultimate Strength of Schedule: Running Backs

Clayton Gray - August 11, 2017

A look at the 2017 strength of schedule for running backs

The FPC and the Running Back Position

Jeff Pasquino - August 11, 2017

The Footballguys Players Championship Analysis - Looking at the Running Back Position

The FPC and the Dual Flex Rule

Jeff Pasquino - August 9, 2017

The Footballguys Players Championship Analysis - Looking at the Dual Flex Rule

Campfire Chat: Favorite Rookie RB for 2017

FBG Staff - August 8, 2017

Footballugys staff members discuss the top rookie running backs

PPR Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - August 8, 2017

A look at the 2017 PPR running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Training Camp: Running Back Tier Rankings

Ari Ingel - August 8, 2017

Our Ari Ingel provides his training camp running back tier rankings. 

Land of Opportunity: Finding Value in Projected Workload, Part II

Ryan Hester - August 7, 2017

Identifying value plays in Fantasy Football by projected opportunity

What if Frank Gore is lost for the season?

Dave Larkin - August 5, 2017

Dave Larkin breaks down the potential consequences of the Colts offense losing the 34-year-old running back for the season. 

Campfire Chat: What's Going to Happen in the Minnesota Backfield?

FBG Staff - August 4, 2017

The Footballguys staff hangs out and discusses what's going on in Minnesota

Campfire Chat: What's Going to Happen in the Washington Backfield?

FBG Staff - August 4, 2017

The Footballguys staff hangs out and discusses what's going on in Washington

Campfire Chat: What's Going to Happen in the San Francisco Backfield?

FBG Staff - August 4, 2017

The Footballguys staff hangs out and discusses what's going on in San Francisco

Campfire Chat: What's Going to Happen in the Kansas City Backfield?

FBG Staff - August 4, 2017

The Footballguys staff hangs out and discusses what's going on in Kansas City

Campfire Chat: What's Going to Happen in the Cincinnati Backfield?

FBG Staff - August 4, 2017

The Footballguys staff hangs out and discusses what's going on in Cincinnati

Player Faceoff: Eddie Lacy, Seattle

FBG Staff - July 30, 2017

Two staffers go head-to-head and discuss Eddie Lacy

Player Faceoff: Isaiah Crowell, Cleveland

FBG Staff - July 28, 2017

Two staffers go head-to-head and discuss Isaiah Crowell

Player Faceoff: Doug Martin, Tampa Bay

FBG Staff - July 28, 2017

Two staffers go head-to-head and discuss Doug Martin

Player Faceoff: RB Carlos Hyde, San Francisco

FBG Staff - July 27, 2017

Two staffers go head-to-head and discuss Carlos Hyde

Player Faceoff: RB Marshawn Lynch, Oakland

FBG Staff - July 27, 2017

Two staffers go head-to-head and discuss Marshawn Lynch

Player Spotlight: Rob Kelley and the Washington Backfield

Alessandro Miglio - July 26, 2017

Alessandro Miglio takes a closer look at Rob Kelley's fantasy prospects and the Washington backfield for 2017.

RB2 By Committee: PPR

Jeff Pasquino - July 26, 2017

Finding a Second Starting Running Back by Committee in a PPR League for 2017

RB2 By Committee

Jeff Pasquino - July 26, 2017

Finding a Second Starting Running Back by Committee in a Standard League for 2017

NFC: What To Watch For As Training Camp Sets To Open

Ari Ingel - July 22, 2017

The most pressing fantasy questions facing all sixteen teams in the NFC as training camp sets to open next week. 

AFC: What To Watch For As Training Camp Sets To Open

Ari Ingel - July 22, 2017

The most pressing fantasy questions facing all sixteen teams in the AFC as training camp sets to open next week. 

Deep Sleepers: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 19, 2017

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

Value Plays: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 19, 2017

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

Overvalued Players: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 19, 2017

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued-

Quality Starts: Running Back (PPR Scoring)

Jeff Pasquino - July 18, 2017

Quality Starts for 2016 for Running Backs Using PPR Scoring

Quality Starts: Running Back

Jeff Pasquino - July 18, 2017

Quality starts for 2016 for Running Backs using standard scoring

Suspensions: Ezekiel Elliott, Josh Gordon and D'Onta Foreman

Ari Ingel - July 17, 2017

A look at the possible looming suspensions for Ezekiel Elliott and D'Onta Foreman, with an update on Josh Gordon. 

Player Spotlight: Lamar Miller

Dave Larkin - July 15, 2017

Dave Larkin takes a closer look at Lamar Miller's fantasy prospects for 2017. 

Let the Games Begin: The MFL10 and Best Ball Fantasy Season Has Begun

Ari Ingel - July 11, 2017

Some background and tips for newbies and pros alike to dominate your best ball drafts and win some money. 

Did 2016 Kill the Zero-RB Movement?

Justin Howe - July 9, 2017

Early-round running backs enjoyed great success in 2016, while early-round receivers took a step backward. Does this signal a return to RB-centricity?

2017 Running Back Goal Line Conversion Rate Regression

Chad Parsons - June 29, 2017

Examining goal line conversion rates to highlight regression candidates for 2017 running backs

Player Spotlight: Melvin Gordon

Justin Howe - June 23, 2017

A detailed tour through the 2017 fantasy outlook for Melvin Gordon

Projecting 2017 Fantasy Football Title Winners: Running Backs

Chad Parsons - June 21, 2017

Examining the 2017 running backs most likely to fuel fantasy football championships.

The Decade's Most Consistent Fantasy Running Backs

Matt Waldman - June 21, 2017

A list of the most consistently high-performing fantasy running backs since 2007 and its 2017 implications.

Running Back Brain Dump

Sigmund Bloom - June 16, 2017

A look at topics that will impact your running back drafting like offseason changes, 2016 splits, and schedule notes.

Team Backfield Weekly Ceiling Ranking

Sigmund Bloom - June 13, 2017

Ranking the 32 team backfields by number of Top 10 running back weeks in PPR leagues.

The Gut Check No. 399: RB Production Shares, ADP, and Consistency

Matt Waldman - June 12, 2017

Matt Waldman examines running backs that quarterbacks lean on in the passing game, including the return of consistency data. 

Value Plays: Running Backs

FBG Staff - June 12, 2017

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

Overvalued Players: Running Backs

FBG Staff - June 12, 2017

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

Deep Sleepers: Running Backs

FBG Staff - June 12, 2017

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

Post-Draft 2017 Running Back Tier Rankings

Ari Ingel - May 12, 2017

Our Ari Ingel provides his 2017 post draft running back tier rankings for those currently playing MFL10s or for those people looking to get a jump on the upcoming 2017 season. 

Sunday Morning Coming Down: Why I'm optimistic about Christian McCaffrey landing with the Carolina Panthers

Matt Harmon - May 1, 2017

Matt Harmon digs into some of the history of running quarterbacks who have evoloved to show why Christian McCaffrey and Cam Newton are actually a perfect pair.

The 2017 Rookie Running Back Class, By the Numbers

Justin Howe - April 13, 2017

A tour through the relevant data for 2017's solid running back class

Advice for April Rookie Dynasty Drafts: Part II, Running Backs

Matt Waldman - April 12, 2017

Matt Waldman shares his rookie running back choices that are best investments for the unique nature of April dynasty drafts. 

Opportunity Knocks: 2017 Running Back Edition

Chad Parsons - April 9, 2017

Sifting out the available running back opportunities around the NFL

Sunday Morning Coming Down: I don't hate Kenneth Dixon, I hate what you did to him

Matt Harmon - April 8, 2017

Matt Harmon revists the confusingly optimsic expectations of a rookie running back last year in the tale of Kenneth Dixon.

Early MFL10 Strategy: Running Back

Sigmund Bloom - April 4, 2017

A look at running back drafting strategy in early MFL10 drafts

Top 150 Dynasty RB Pre-Free Agency

Sigmund Bloom - March 2, 2017

A look at the top 150 running backs to own in dynasty leagues

Week 17 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 29, 2016

A look at Week 17 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 16 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 22, 2016

A look at Week 16 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 16

Ari Ingel - December 22, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 16. 

Week 15 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 15, 2016

A look at Week 15 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 15

Ari Ingel - December 15, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 15. 

Week 14 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 8, 2016

A look at Week 14 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 14

Ari Ingel - December 8, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 14. 

Week 13 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 1, 2016

A look at Week 13 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 13

Ari Ingel - December 1, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 13. 

The Docket: Week 12

Ari Ingel - November 25, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 12. 

Week 12 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 23, 2016

A look at Week 12 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 11

Ari Ingel - November 18, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 11. 

Week 11 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 17, 2016

A look at Week 11 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 10

Ari Ingel - November 11, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 10. 

Week 10 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 10, 2016

A look at the Week 10 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Dynasty Trade Value Chart: Week 9

Dan Hindery - November 3, 2016

Quantifying Long-Term Player Value for Dynasty Leagues

Week 9 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 3, 2016

A look at Week 9 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 8

Ari Ingel - October 28, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 8. 

Week 8 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 27, 2016

A look at Week 8 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Gut Check No.386: Old School Weekend

Matt Waldman - October 26, 2016

Running back is no longer king in fantasy football? Not this weekend. Ground and pound, baby...

Rest of Season RB Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 21, 2016

A look at rest of season running back rankings through the lens of tiers

FanDuel Consensus Rankings Week 7

Will Grant - October 21, 2016

FanDuel Consensus Rankings

Week 7 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 20, 2016

A look at Week 7 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 7

Ari Ingel - October 20, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 7. 

The Docket: Week 6

Ari Ingel - October 14, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 6. 

Week 6 Wide Receiver Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 13, 2016

A look at Week 6 wide receiver rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 6 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 13, 2016

A look at Week 6 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 5

Ari Ingel - October 6, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 5. 

Week 5 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 6, 2016

A look at Week 5 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 4

Ari Ingel - September 30, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 4. 

Week 4 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 29, 2016

A look at Week 4 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Gut Check No.382: Rookie Running Back Rescue Unit

Matt Waldman - September 28, 2016

A look at three rookie running backs who could rescue your team

Week 3 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 22, 2016

A look at Week 3 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 3

Ari Ingel - September 22, 2016

A rundown of all the matchups, including notes on all the best players to start, sit and stomach in Week 3. 

The Docket: Week 2

Ari Ingel - September 16, 2016

All the best players to start, sit and fade in Week 2. 

Week 2 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 15, 2016

A look at Week 2 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 1

Ari Ingel - September 8, 2016

All the best players to start, sit and fade in Week 1. 

Week 1 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 7, 2016

Sigmund Bloom looks at Week 1 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Skill Position Injury Overview (QB, RB, WR, TE, PK) September 1

Mark Wimer - September 1, 2016

An overview of injuries currently being treated/rehabbed by fantasy-relevant players at the offensive skill positions prior to the final Thursday slate of preseason games.

On Second Thought: Running Backs

Jason Wood - August 29, 2016

A discussion of how my early preseason expectations have changed as we near the start of the regular season

True Fantasy Points: 2016 Running Back Projections

Danny Tuccitto - August 26, 2016

A stats-based guide for separating skill from luck in running back projections.

Post-Camp NFL Running Back Situations

Justin Howe - August 26, 2016

A tour through the NFL's running back depth charts, now that training camp has ended

Skill Position Injury Overview (QB, RB, WR, TE, PK) August 25

Mark Wimer - August 25, 2016

An overview of injuries currently being treated/rehabbed by fantasy-relevant players at the offensive skill positions prior to the third week of preseason games.

Ultimate Team By Committee

Jeff Pasquino - August 25, 2016

Using Multiple Committees to form a strong fantasy team in a standard league

Ultimate Team By Committee (PPR)

Jeff Pasquino - August 25, 2016

Using Multiple Committees to form a strong fantasy team in a PPR league

Training Camp 2016 Tier Rankings: Week 4

Ari Ingel - August 25, 2016

Our Ari Ingel provides his 2016 updated tier rankings four weeks into training camp.  

Target Practice v2: Players to Target at Different Stages of the Draft

Ari Ingel - August 25, 2016

An updated look at values, sleepers and players that you should be targeting as your draft unfolds. 

Players to Avoid as Your Draft Unfolds

Ari Ingel - August 25, 2016

Players you should be avoiding on draft day. 

Deep Sleepers: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 24, 2016

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

Overvalued Players: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 24, 2016

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

Value Plays: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 24, 2016

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

ADP Desirability Rankings: RB

Sigmund Bloom - August 23, 2016

Rethinking running back rankings to order players by how desirable they are at current ADP

How to Dominate Your League: 2-2-1 Running Back Strategy

Ari Ingel - August 23, 2016

A new running back strategy to help you win your league this season (Updated)

Strategy Roundtable: Early-round Bust Pick

FBG Staff - August 22, 2016

Footballguys staff members offer their thoughts on early picks who could bust

Plant a Flag: RB

FBG Staff - August 18, 2016

Footballguys staff members make a stand on a running back

Skill Position Injury Overview (QB, RB, WR, TE, PK) August 18

Mark Wimer - August 18, 2016

An overview of injuries currently being treated/rehabbed by fantasy-relevant players at the offensive skill positions prior to the second week of preseason games.

Training Camp 2016 Tier Rankings: Week 2

Ari Ingel - August 16, 2016

Our Ari Ingel provides his 2016 updated tier rankings two weeks into training camp.  

Points Per Deception: A Look at PPR Scoring

Jeff Pasquino - August 15, 2016

Looking at a compromise scoring system between PPR and no PPR.

RB2 By Committee: PPR

Jeff Pasquino - August 13, 2016

Finding a Second Starting Running Back by Committee in a PPR League for 2016

RB2 By Committee

Jeff Pasquino - August 13, 2016

Finding a Second Starting Running Back by Committee in a Standard League for 2016

Single RB, Part II: The Players You Should Be Targeting

Ryan Hester - August 12, 2016

The players who will help you execute the Single RB strategy in 2016

Skill Position Injury Overview (QB, RB, WR, TE, PK) August 10

Mark Wimer - August 11, 2016

An overview of injuries currently being treated/rehabbed by fantasy-relevant players at the offensive skill positions prior to the first week of preseason games.

The FPC and the Running Back Position

Jeff Pasquino - August 10, 2016

The Footballguys Players Championship Analysis - Looking at the Running Back Position

Player Spotlight: Melvin Gordon

Mike Brown - August 10, 2016

A detailed look at Melvin Gordon's fantasy prospects for 2016

The Gut Check No.374: Late-Round RBs for Upside Down Drafts

Matt Waldman - August 10, 2016

Waldman reveals which late-round running backs are best for Upside Down Drafting.

Duke Johnson Faceoff

FBG Staff - August 8, 2016

Stephen Holloway and Matt Waldman offer differing views of Duke Johnson

Dion Lewis Faceoff

FBG Staff - August 8, 2016

David Dodds and Stephen Holloway offer differing views of Dion Lewis

Single RB, Part I: What to Do When Contrarian Has Gone Mainstream

Ryan Hester - August 7, 2016

A twist on the "Zero RB" strategy and how to apply it to 2016

Target Practice: Players to Target at Different Stages of the Draft

Ari Ingel - August 7, 2016

Values, sleepers and players that you should be targeting as your draft unfolds. 

Strength of Schedule: Running Backs

Clayton Gray - August 5, 2016

An examination of the strength of schedule for running backs

The Gut Check No.373: Mid-Round RBs For Upside Down Drafting

Matt Waldman - August 4, 2016

Waldman reveals which mid-round running backs are best for Upside Down Drafting.

Matt Forte Faceoff

FBG Staff - August 4, 2016

Chris Feery and Dan Hindery offer differing views of Matt Forte

Latavius Murray Faceoff

FBG Staff - August 4, 2016

Mark Wimer and Matt Waldman offer differing views of Latavius Murray

Jay Ajayi Faceoff

FBG Staff - August 3, 2016

Ari Ingel and Andy Hicks offer differing views of Jay Ajayi

Devonta Freeman Faceoff

FBG Staff - August 3, 2016

David Dodds and Stephen Holloway offer differing views of Devonta Freeman

Lamar Miller Faceoff

FBG Staff - August 3, 2016

Stephen Holloway and Mark Wimer offer differing views of Lamar Miller

Player Spotlight: Frank Gore

Justin Howe - August 1, 2016

A detailed look at Frank Gore's fantasy prospects for 2016

The FPC and the Dual Flex Rule

Jeff Pasquino - July 29, 2016

The Footballguys Players Championship Analysis - Looking at the Dual Flex Rule

Skill Position Injury Overview (QB, RB, WR, TE, PK) July 29

Mark Wimer - July 29, 2016

An overview of injuries currently being treated/rehabbed by fantasy-relevant players upon the opening of the 2016 training camps.

The Gut Check No.371: Early RB Anchors for Upside Down Drafting

Matt Waldman - July 27, 2016

Waldman reveals which early-round backs are best for Upside Down Drafting.

Player Spotlight: Lamar Miller

Steve Holloway - July 26, 2016

A detailed projection of the fantasy prospects for Lamar Miller in 2016

Player Spotlight: LeSean McCoy

Chris Feery - July 26, 2016

A detailed look at LeSean McCoy’s fantasy prospects for 2016.


Player Spotlight: Adrian Peterson

Andrew Garda - July 23, 2016

Can Adrian Peterson, the ageless wonder, tally up another elite fantasy season?

Preseason 2016 Tier Rankings

Ari Ingel - July 22, 2016

Our Ari Ingel provides his 2016 updated tier rankings as training camp sets to open. 

Ryan Mathews Faceoff

FBG Staff - July 21, 2016

Chad Parsons and Daniel Simpkins offer differing views of Ryan Mathews

Player Spotlight: Duke Johnson

Jeff Haseley - July 21, 2016

A detailed look at running back Duke Johnson's fantasy outlook on the 2016 Cleveland Browns

Player Spotlight: Jeremy Hill

Steve Holloway - July 20, 2016

A detailed look at the fantasy prospects for Jeremy Hill in 2016

Carlos Hyde Faceoff

FBG Staff - July 20, 2016

Devin Knotts and Jason Wood offer differing views of Carlos Hyde

Quality Starts: Running Back

Jeff Pasquino - July 17, 2016

Quality starts for 2015 for Running Backs using standard scoring

Quality Starts: Running Back (PPR Scoring)

Jeff Pasquino - July 17, 2016

Quality Starts for 2015 for Running Backs Using PPR Scoring

Skill Position Injury Overview (QB, RB, WR, TE, PK)

Mark Wimer - July 15, 2016

An overview of injuries currently being treated/rehabbed by fantasy-relevant players on the brink of the 2016 training camps.

Doug Martin Faceoff

FBG Staff - July 14, 2016

Matt Waldman and Chad Parsons offer differing views of Doug Martin

David Johnson Faceoff

FBG Staff - July 14, 2016

Phil Alexander and Matt Waldman offer differing views of David Johnson

How to Dominate Your League: 2-2-1 Running Back Strategy

Ari Ingel - July 13, 2016

A new running back strategy to help you win your league this season.  

Player Spotlight: Devonta Freeman

Justin Howe - July 11, 2016

A detailed look at Devonta Freeman's fantasy prospects for 2016

NFC: What To Watch For As Training Camp Sets To Open

Ari Ingel - July 8, 2016

Our Ari Ingel provides analysis, and outlines situations to follow, for all sixteen NFC teams as training camp sets to open later this month. 

AFC: What To Watch For As Training Camp Sets To Open

Ari Ingel - July 7, 2016

Our Ari Ingel provides analysis, and outlines situations to follow, for all sixteen AFC teams as training camp sets to open later this month. 

Overvalued Players: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 5, 2016

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

Value Plays: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 5, 2016

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

Deep Sleepers: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 5, 2016

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

Most Significant Rookie Addition: RB

FBG Staff - June 30, 2016

The Footballguys staff examines the significant rookie additions at running back

Most Significant Veteran Movement: RB

FBG Staff - June 28, 2016

The Footballguys staff examines the significant movement that happened this offseason at running back

Pre-Camp PPR RB Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - June 9, 2016

Sigmund Bloom looks at running back rankings through the lens of tiers as we get closer to the open of training camps.

Early Target-Avoid Players by ADP: Running Backs

Chad Parsons - June 3, 2016

Outlining key running backs for 2016 by early average draft position (ADP)

The Gut Check No.364: Over-Under, RB ADPs

Matt Waldman - June 2, 2016

Waldman's first pass at the 2016 running backs through the lens of average draft position.

2016 Upside Running Back Index

Chad Parsons - May 15, 2016

Outlining the high-upside running backs for 2016

Post-Draft 2016 Tier Rankings

Ari Ingel - May 7, 2016

Our Ari Ingel provides his 2016 post draft tier rankings for those currently playing MFL10s or looking to make dynasty trades for the upcoming 2016 season. 

Almost Too Early 2016 Tier Rankings

Ari Ingel - April 11, 2016

Our Ari Ingel provides his early 2016 tier rankings for those currently playing MFL10s or looking to make dynasty trades for the 2016 season. 

Let the Games Begin: The MFL10 Fantasy Season Has Begun

Ari Ingel - April 4, 2016

Some background and tips for newbies and pros alike to dominate your MFL10 drafts. 

MFL10 Primer: Poaching Rookies in Your Too-Early Drafts

Justin Howe - March 2, 2016

MFL10 drafting offers rookie discounts so big you really can't help but find value

Monday Morning GM - Pre-Combine Buzz, Free Agent Moves

Cecil Lammey - February 21, 2016

Senior writer Cecil Lammey goes through the latest buzz going on in the world of the NFL and the NFL draft.

Monday Morning GM - There is No Offseason

Cecil Lammey - February 14, 2016

Senior writer Cecil Lammey goes through the latest buzz going on in the world of the NFL and the NFL draft.

Week 17 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 30, 2015

A look at Week 17 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 16 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 24, 2015

A look at Week 16 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 16

Ari Ingel - December 24, 2015

All the best players to start, sit and fade in Week 16. 

The Docket: Week 15

Ari Ingel - December 18, 2015

Crucial player strategy and tips for Week 15. 

Buy Low, Sell High: RB Dynasty Stashes

Sigmund Bloom - December 17, 2015

A look at the best running backs to stash over the offseason in dynasty leagues.

Week 15 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 17, 2015

 A look at Week 15 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 15 Quarterback Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 17, 2015

A look at Week 15 quarterback rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 14 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 10, 2015

A look at Week 14 running back rankings through the lens of tiers.

The Docket: Week 13

Ari Ingel - December 4, 2015

Crucial player strategy and tips for Week 13 and beyond. 

Week 13 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - December 3, 2015

A look at Week 13 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 12 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 25, 2015

A look at Week 12 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Gut Check No.357: Waring Them Down

Matt Waldman - November 23, 2015

Seeking that closer to shut down your league and take the title? Spencer Ware has the skills--and with increasing likelihood--the opportunity to become your Lynchian-Barbarian finishing move.

The Docket: Week 11

Ari Ingel - November 20, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 11. 

Week 11 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 19, 2015

A look at Week 11 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 10

Ari Ingel - November 14, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 10. 

Week 10 Quarterback Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 12, 2015

A look at Week 10 quarterback rankings through the lens of tiers.

Week 10 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 12, 2015

A look at Week 10 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Vegas Value Chart: Week 10

John Lee - November 10, 2015

An early Vegas-based snapshot of the teams and positions to target in this week's DFS game slate.

RB Tiers Forward Going Into Week 10

Sigmund Bloom - November 10, 2015

A look at rest of season running back rankings through the lens of tiers.

The Docket: Week 9

Ari Ingel - November 5, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 9.

Week 9 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - November 5, 2015

A look at Week 9 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 8 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 29, 2015

A look at Week 8 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 8

Ari Ingel - October 29, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 8. 

The Docket: Week 7

Ari Ingel - October 23, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 7. 

Week 7 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 22, 2015

A look at Week 7 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

RB Tiers Forward Going Into Week 7

Sigmund Bloom - October 22, 2015

A look at rest of season running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 6

Ari Ingel - October 15, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 6. 

Week 6 Quarterback Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 15, 2015

A look at Week 6 quarterback rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 6 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 15, 2015

A look at Week 6 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 5

Ari Ingel - October 9, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 5. 

Week 5 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 8, 2015

A look at Week 5 running back rankings through the lens of tiers.

RB Tiers Forward Going Into Week 4

Sigmund Bloom - October 1, 2015

A look at running back values going forward through the lens of tiers

Week 4 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 1, 2015

A look at Week 4 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Week 4 Wide Receiver Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - October 1, 2015

A look at Week 4 wide receiver rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 4

Ari Ingel - September 30, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 4. 

Week 3 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 24, 2015

A look at Week 3 running back rankings through the lens of tiers.

The Docket: Week 3

Ari Ingel - September 23, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 3. 

Vegas Value Chart: Week 3

John Lee - September 22, 2015

An early Vegas-based snapshot of the teams and positions to target in this week's DFS game slate.

Week 2 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 17, 2015

A look at Week 2 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

The Docket: Week 2

Ari Ingel - September 17, 2015

Overview of current rule and policy issues effecting players as well as crucial player strategy and tips for Week 2. 

Week 1 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - September 10, 2015

A look at Week 1 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

Offensive Skill Position Injury Report

Mark Wimer - September 8, 2015

An overview of injuries at the Offensive Skill Positions - QB, RB, WR, TE, PK - among fantasy-relevant NFL players as of September 7, 2015

Offensive Skill Position Injury Report

Mark Wimer - September 2, 2015

An overview of injuries at the Offensive Skill Positions - QB, RB, WR, TE, PK - among fantasy-relevant NFL players as of September 2, 2015

On Second Thought: Running Backs

Jason Wood - August 30, 2015

A discussion of how my early preseason expectations have changed as we near the start of the regular season

Target Practice: Players to Target at Different Stages of the Draft

Ari Ingel - August 28, 2015

Values, sleepers and players that you should be aggressive in acquiring as your draft unfolds. 

Most Desirable Rookie RB

FBG Staff - August 28, 2015

Footballguys staff members discuss their most desired rookie running back

Offensive Skill Position Injury Report: QB, RB, WR, TE, PK

Mark Wimer - August 26, 2015

An overview of injuries at the Offensive Skill Positions - QB, RB, WR, TE, PK - among fantasy-relevant NFL players as of August 26, 2015

What if Adrian Peterson is Lost for the Season?

Phil Alexander - August 25, 2015

What would happen to the Minnesota offense if Adrian Peterson is lost for the season?

What if Julio Jones is lost for the season?

John Mamula - August 25, 2015

What would a Julio Jones season ending injury mean for the Falcons, and your fantasy team?

What If Matt Forte Is Lost For The Season?

Chris Feery - August 25, 2015

What would happen to the Chicago Bears offense if Matt Forte is lost for the season?

Running Back Handcuff Power Rankings

Ryan Hester - August 24, 2015

In a world with no RB1s, who has the most value?

What if Jamaal Charles is lost for the season?

Andy Hicks - August 23, 2015

What would happen to the Kansas City offense if Jamaal Charles is lost for the season?

Player Spotlight: Justin Forsett

Jason Wood - August 23, 2015

A detailed examination of Justin Forsett's fantasy prospects for the 2015 season.

Strength of Schedule, August: RBs

Clayton Gray - August 22, 2015

An examination of the strength of schedule for running backs

Dynasty Trade Value: Running Back In-Depth

Dan Hindery - August 21, 2015

Quantifying Long-Term Running Back Values for Dynasty Leagues

Offensive Skill Position Injury Report

Mark Wimer - August 20, 2015

An overview of injuries at the Offensive Skill Positions - QB, RB, WR, TE, PK - among fantasy-relevant NFL players as of August 20, 2015

Value Plays: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 19, 2015

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

Deep Sleepers: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 19, 2015

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

Overvalued Players: Running Backs

FBG Staff - August 19, 2015

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

The FPC and the Running Back Position

Jeff Pasquino - August 17, 2015

The Footballguys Players Championship Analysis - Looking at the Running Back Position

Top RB Not Named Le'Veon Bell

FBG Staff - August 15, 2015

Footballguys staff member discuss their top running back after Le'Veon Bell

Player Spotlight: T.J. Yeldon

Jason Wood - August 14, 2015

A detailed examination of T.J. Yeldon's fantasy prospects for the 2015 season.

Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom - August 13, 2015

A look at the 2015 running back crop for fantasy leagues through the lens of tiers

True Fantasy Points: 2015 Running Backs

Danny Tuccitto - August 13, 2015

A stats-based guide for identifying "true" running back talent in fantasy drafts.

Offensive Skill Position Injury Report: QB, RB, WR, TE, PK

Mark Wimer - August 12, 2015

An overview of injuries at the Offensive Skill Positions - QB, RB, WR, TE, PK - among fantasy-relevant NFL players as of August 11, 2015

Player Spotlight: The Jets Backfield

Phil Alexander - August 10, 2015

A detailed look at the New York Jets' running back situation for 2015.

Change The Game: NFL Rule Changes And Their Effect on Fantasy

Ari Ingel - August 10, 2015

A look at the new defensive holding and illegal contact rules and their impact on your fantasy season.

RB2 By Committee

Jeff Pasquino - August 10, 2015

Finding a Second Starting Running Back by Committee in a Standard League for 2015

RB2 By Committee: PPR

Jeff Pasquino - August 10, 2015

Finding a Second Starting Running Back by Committee in a PPR League for 2015

What If Le'Veon Bell Is Lost for the Season?

Jason Wood - August 10, 2015

What effects would the loss of Le'Veon Bell for the season have on the Steelers other position players?

Preseason Watch List: AFC South

Jason Wood - August 9, 2015

A detailed look at the key questions facing each team in the preseason

Preseason Watch List: NFC North

Jason Wood - August 9, 2015

A detailed look at the key questions facing each team in the preseason

Preseason Watch List: NFC South

Jason Wood - August 9, 2015

A detailed look at the key questions facing each team in the preseason

Preseason Watch List: AFC North

Jason Wood - August 9, 2015

A detailed look at the key questions facing each team in the preseason

Preseason Watch List: NFC East

Jason Wood - August 7, 2015

A detailed look at the key questions facing each team in the preseason

Preseason Watch List: AFC East

Jason Wood - August 7, 2015

A detailed look at the key questions facing each team in the preseason

Analyzing the Texans Backfield, Post-Arian Foster

Justin Howe - August 7, 2015

A look into the Texans' incumbent options in replacing Arian Foster

Preseason Watch List: NFC West

Jason Wood - August 5, 2015

A detailed look at the key questions facing each team in the preseason

Preseason Watch List: AFC West

Jason Wood - August 5, 2015

A detailed look at the key questions facing each team in the preseason

2015 ADP Busters: Undervalued Options

Scott Bischoff - August 3, 2015

This article examines players that will outperform where they are being drafted, thus being values to fantasy teams.

Offensive Skill Position Injury Report

Mark Wimer - August 3, 2015

An overview of injuries at the Offensive Skill Positions - QB, RB, WR, TE, PK - among fantasy-relevant NFL players as of August 3, 2015

Player Spotlight: Marshawn Lynch

Justin Howe - July 31, 2015

A detailed look at Marshawn Lynch's fantasy prospects for 2015

Player Spotlight: Lamar Miller

Justin Bonnema - July 30, 2015

A detailed look at Lamar Miller's fantasy prospects for 2015

Quality Starts: Running Back

Jeff Pasquino - July 29, 2015

Quality starts for 2014 for Running Backs using standard scoring

Quality Starts: Running Back (PPR Scoring)

Jeff Pasquino - July 29, 2015

Quality Starts for 2014 for Running Backs Using PPR Scoring

32 Teams and 32 Fantasy Questions Examined As We Head Into Training Camp

Ari Ingel - July 24, 2015

An examination of some of the more pressing fantasy questions as training camp sets to begin.

Being a Fantasy Elitist, Part I

Ryan Hester - July 23, 2015

Why You Should Exclusively Target Elite Offenses in Your Fantasy Drafts

Player Spotlight: Eddie Lacy

Justin Howe - July 22, 2015

A detailed look at Eddie Lacy's fantasy prospects for 2015

Player Spotlight: C.J. Anderson

Jason Wood - July 22, 2015

A detailed examination of C.J. Anderson's fantasy prospects for the 2015 season.

Player Spotlight: The Buccaneers Backfield

Justin Bonnema - July 22, 2015

A detailed look at the state of the Buccaneers running back situation for 2015

Points Per Deception: A Look at PPR Scoring

Jeff Pasquino - July 20, 2015

Looking at a compromise scoring system between PPR and no PPR.

Player Spotlight: Le'Veon Bell

Jason Wood - July 20, 2015

A detailed examination of Le'Veon Bell's fantasy prospects for the 2015 season.

Player Interview: Joique Bell

Dave Larkin - July 17, 2015

Detroit Lions running back sits down with Irish media to discuss his offseason regime, his team's prospects in 2015 and more.

Strength of Schedule: RBs

Clayton Gray - July 15, 2015

An examination of the strength of schedule for running backs

Deep Sleepers: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 8, 2015

The Footballguys staff digs deep for sleepers at running back

Overvalued Players: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 7, 2015

Footballguys staff members discuss running backs who are overvalued

Value Plays: Running Backs

FBG Staff - July 6, 2015

The Footballguys staff finds value at the running back position

The State of the Union: Player Suspensions from Bell to Gates

Ari Ingel - July 2, 2015

An update on the suspensions of Antonio Gates, LeVeon Bell, Sheldon Richardson and more. 

Player Spotlight: Andre Ellington

Phil Alexander - July 1, 2015

A detailed look at Andre Ellington's fantasy prospects for 2015

Player Spotlight: DeMarco Murray

Andrew Garda - June 24, 2015

A detailed look at DeMarco Murray's prospects for the 2015 fantasy season.

Player Spotlight: Jeremy Hill

Justin Howe - June 14, 2015

A detailed look at Jeremy Hill's fantasy prospects for 2015

Spotlight: The Giants Backfield

Justin Howe - June 13, 2015

A detailed look at the state of the Giants' running back situation for 2015

Player Spotlight: Atlanta Running Backs

Mark Wimer - June 10, 2015

A detailed look at the Atlanta running backs fantasy prospects for 2015

How to Dominate Your League: 2-2-1 Running Back Strategy

Ari Ingel - June 7, 2015

A new running back strategy to help you win your league this season.  

Le'Veon Bell and the Greatest 4-Game Stretches

Chase Stuart - June 6, 2015

Where does Le'Veon Bell's remarkable 4-game stretch from last season rank all-time?

Player Spotlight: C.J. Spiller

Steve Holloway - June 6, 2015

A detailed look at C.J. Spiller's fantasy prospects for 2015

The Gut Check No.333: Pivot Players

Matt Waldman - June 5, 2015

Waldman reviews breakout candidates with ADPs of the 10th round or later.  

The New Reality No.43: Dynasty Stashes: Quarterbacks & Running Backs

Chad Parsons - June 3, 2015

Navigating the ever-changing landscape of dynasty fantasy football

Gut Check No.332: UDFAs to Monitor & Why You Should Care

Matt Waldman - May 29, 2015

The author of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio pens his annual look at undrafted free agents you should be monitoring in daily, re-draft, and dynasty leagues.

2015 Most Significant Rookie RB

FBG Staff - May 17, 2015

The Footballguys staff discusses rookie running backs who should have a big impact this season

2015 Most Significant QB Movement

FBG Staff - May 12, 2015

The Footballguys staff discusses quarterbacks who changed teams over the offseason

2015 Most Significant RB Movement

FBG Staff - May 10, 2015

The Footballguys staff discusses running backs who changed teams over the offseason

Ranking the 2015 NFL Draft Fantasy Situations: RB

Sigmund Bloom - April 22, 2015

Ranking the RB situations 1-32 by fantasy desirability as draft destinations

Overvalued/Undervalued MFL10 Running Backs

Justin Howe - April 18, 2015

A glimpse at the ADP data of early MFL10 best-ball drafts shows some clear over- and undervaluations.

Why LeVeon Bell is still the #1 PPR RB

Sigmund Bloom - April 9, 2015

A look at why Le'Veon Bell should still be the #1 RB on your PPR board despite a looming three-game suspension

Is Le'Veon Bell Worth the No. 1 Pick in Fantasy Drafts?

Alessandro Miglio - April 9, 2015

Le'Veon Bell was suspened for three games by the NFL. Should you take him at the top of your fantasy draft? Alessandro Miglio doesn't think so.

LeVeon Bell: Three Games? Maybe.

Ari Ingel - April 9, 2015

Will LeVeon Bell's three game suspension be reduced?

Free Agency Winners and Losers - RB

Sigmund Bloom - March 30, 2015

A look at how free agency changed dynasty value at running back