Early primer on fantasy rookie tailbacks
Some of the most exciting action in fantasy drafts is projecting how rookie running backs will fit in with their new teams. Nearly every year, some rook becomes an immediate stud, more than justifying the mid-round pick you gambled on him.
Mathews was anointed the starter upon the Chargers trading way up in Round 1 to land him.
Auburn University has a long history of sending stud RBs to the NFL and the Texans look like they got a good one in Tate. The second-round pick should easily beat out "Slippery"
It's not as if
The S.S. Bills is listing badly, and instead of investing in buckets (a quarterback, offensive linemen) to bail the franchise out, they splurge on water skis (a speedy, undersized RB). They saw what super-fast RB
Gerhart is in a situation similar to Dixon, but his future outlook is cloudy. While he has nice hands, he's not a third down RB, so don't expect a bunch of swing passes to him. With
Don't expect McKnight to immediately step into