2012 Fantasy Football Week 16: Running Backs (RB) Rankings / Projections

December 19, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For all the success Doug Martin has had in his rookie season, fantasy owners had to be disappointed and a little shocked by his numbers against the Saints last week. Playing against one of the worst run defenses in the league, Martin appeared to be a shoe-in for over 100 yards and at least one score, but the Saints built up a big lead in the first half, forcing the Buccaneers to stick with the passing game.
Don’t expect the same situation this week as Tampa Bay heads back home to play the Rams. Look for St. Louis to give them a competitive game, but the game scripts will play out the way we’ve grown accustomed to seeing from this team most of the year, and that means Martin touches the football over 20 times.
Until this team improves against the pass, Martin will be susceptible to dud performances against top notch passing attacks.
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