Buying or Selling Fantasy Football’s Riskiest Running Backs in 2013

July 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I have a mantra of sorts in fantasy football: "You can never have too many running backs."
As trends have come and gone (taking a quarterback early, drafting wide receivers in the first two rounds, etc.) I have stayed the course, taking ball-carriers with my first two (and sometimes even three) draft picks.
That "old school" fantasy strategy is back in vogue in 2013, due to a combination of the dwindling number of true "featured" backs and the relative depth at other positions. The early rounds of most fantasy football drafts this year have been dominated by the running back spot.
Depending on where your draft slot is and whether you choose to grab an elite wideout or tight end early, this could leave fantasy owners in 2013 considering whether or not to roll the dice on a risk/reward play, and there are a number of such options available at running back in 2013.
These backs aren't for the faint of heart, as each has significant question marks swirling around them. H...

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