2010 Fantasy Football Week 3 Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: The Running Backs

September 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week 2 of the regular season is behind us and trends are starting to develop across the league.
Some preseason predictions are already looking sour, some running backs have come out of nowhere to surprise, and there are plenty of backs who are exactly what most of us thought they were.   
We’re not going to state the obvious here; rather, the focus is on the mid-tier options as well as the tough matchups for some of the more talented running backs in the league.  
Start ‘Em
RB Clinton Portis, Redskins at Rams
Portis has had a slow start to the season, with just 96 yards on 31 carries in games against Dallas and Houston. His fantasy stats look respectable, courtesy of a pair of touchdown runs during this week’s loss to the Texans.
The Redskins released Larry Johnson this week, leaving undrafted rookie free agent Keiland Williams as the top backup for the team’s game in St. Louis.
If Portis can’t get it go...

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