Each fantasy position is its own ecosystem of value. Format plays a part as does unique scoring. However, navigating a draft (or trade value environment) ultimately comes down to players, tiers, and where are the key zones to exploit the best values. Here is a look at the 2020 running back landscape, highlighting the key players and tier breaks:
*Using the Wide Receiver Consensus values available as of publication*
Strategy 1: The Perfect Storm
The perfect storm or combination for wide receivers to insulate their floor and provide a quality probability of a high ceiling is a sturdy WR1 depth chart placement plus a pairing with an above-average quarterback.
Qualifiers (Optimal Target WR1)
Any of the above are sturdy WR1 fantasy anchors with Evans and Cooper the notable options likely available in Round 2 or even Round 3, allowing for drafters to start with a running back or even another WR1 on the list with Evans or Cooper as their enviable WR2.
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