2013 Fantasy Football Mock Draft Results: Consider Ronnie Hillman in 7th Round

August 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If there is a running back who continues to garner little respect in mock drafts this summer, it’s the Denver Broncos' Ronnie Hillman. One of the hotter backfields to watch this summer, Hillman, not Montee Ball, opened Denver’s training camp atop the depth chart.
Only time will tell if Hillman can hold off Ball to open the season, but we also need to see if Ball can prove he’s ready to understand the offense and his responsibilities to be trusted with an expanded role.
This will be Ball’s first year playing in a zone-blocking scheme, and Hillman’s jump-cut ability is perfect for this scheme as opposed to the power-blocking scheme the team ran a season ago.
While Hillman is going in the later rounds of 10-team standard leagues, consider the sixth or seventh round to be the area we should expect to see him come off the board by the end of August, if he remains the projected starter.
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