Could Donald Brown Emerge as a Fantasy Football Sleeper?

August 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Colts are known for being an electric team through the air, but in order to utilize their talent fully, they need to get production on the ground. 
The ability to hit fast and hit big is great, but if defenses are always primed to defend against it, there’s a much better chance of them stopping it.
Joseph Addai was long expected to be the player to help diversify the Colts attack, making it nearly unstoppable. 
Early in his career, it appeared to be the case, as he rushed for 2,153 yards over his first two seasons.  Since then, things have taken a turn for the worse.
Over the past two seasons, he has rushed for just 1,372 yards, averaging 3.7 yards per carry.  That just doesn’t cut it, plain and simple.
Drafted 27th overall in the 2009, Donald Brown could be handed the lead back position this year.
He wasn’t impressive last season, rushing for 281 yards on 78 carries in 11 games.  He missed five games wi...

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