Daily Haze: Finding the Next Brandon Jackson

September 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ryan Grant may have been the first running back casualty of the year, but he certainly will not be the last.
So while Grant's backup Brandon Jackson enjoys the fantasy football spotlight this week, there are a number of other backup running backs around the league waiting for their chance at a starting spot. Jackson may be dominating the waiver wire this week, but one of these guys could do the same down the line.
When? It could be never. Or it could be next week. These players are speculative pickups if you have the spot on your roster for it.
Anthony Dixon, 49ers
He had a great preseason until the 49ers signed Brian Westbrook, which threw a little cold water on his short fantasy ascension. Still, he has better long-term value than Westbrook and only is a Frank Gore injury away from starting.
Albert Young, Vikings
Mentioned Young as a name to know after the Vikings lost to the Saints last Thursday. It was Young, not rookie Toby Gerhart, ...

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