2010 Fantasy Football Preview: Light Sleeper Running Backs

August 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We already previewed the deep sleeper running backs, guys who should be on your radar, but not necessarily your roster (click here to see the article). This group of RBs are guys that you will draft for RB depth, but could end up being your fantasy saviors.
Tim Hightower, Arizona Cardinals (ADP 117)
Beanie Wells is the Cardinals back that everybody is clamoring for, but Hightower had more total yards (1026 to 936) and TDs (8 to 7). Hightower had 10 TDs in 2008 so even with a reduced role, he could still be in line for carries at the stripe. Given Beanie’s track record with injuries, Hightower could even see a few starts.
Chester Taylor, Chicago Bears (ADP 119)
Chester will be 31 in September, but he doesn’t have a lot of wear on his tires. He has topped 160 carries just once in his eight year career. Like Forte, he is capable of running between the tackles and catching the ball out of the backfield. Plus, h...

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