Brian Leonard: Updated Fantasy Football Analysis & Outlook

October 9, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis is struggling—leaving the door wide open for veteran Brian Leonard to step in and make a big impact for the team. 
Through five games, Green-Ellis has only rushed for 300 yards on 91 carries and two touchdowns, while fumbling the ball three times. One of the reasons he was such a stud for the New England Patriots is that he didn't turn the ball over—ever. 
His 3.3 yards-per-carry average is paltry, and given the fact that Green-Ellis hasn't exactly been contributing in big ways in the passing game, it may be time for a change. 
So, if Leonard is called on to perform, what does he bring to the table?
A six-year veteran of the NFL, Leonard has been a successful backup and has started 21 games. 
At 6'2" and 226 pounds, Leonard won't run past many defensive backs, but he has good vision, instincts and power. He makes defenders miss in open space and is cap...

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