Alfred Blue, Chris Polk’s Post-Preseason Week 1 Fantasy Advice

August 16, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Houston Texans are moving forward without Arian Foster, who is recovering from groin surgery. In the meantime, they'll search for a running back to replace him with while fantasy owners look for the next best option with Foster off the board. 
Houston and fantasy owners' two options, Alfred Blue and Chris Polk, showed what they were capable of in their first preseason game Saturday night against the San Francisco 49ers. 
Here is a look at their stats:
Blue had the better night Saturday and, according to the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson, he can be a solid option in the backfield for Houston:
Although he'll be seeing a bulk of the ball in the regular season, ESPN Fantasy Football projections are "still not crazy about him. He runs heavy-footed, upright and void of much power despite his 6-foot-2, 223-pound frame." He's projected to put up 81.2 points in 2015.
But Blue has shown flashes of No. 1 capabilities, like with his 156 rush...

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