DeMarco Murray, Ryan Mathews Post-Preseason Week 2 Fantasy Advice

August 23, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In any offense Chip Kelly leads, fantasy football owners should salivate at the prospect of drafting the Philadelphia Eagles' headlining playmakers. 
DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews were the focal point of the first half vs. the Ravens Saturday night in the team's second preseason contest.
Here is a look at their stats and what they mean for your fantasy team.
Before you make DeMarco Murray the first running back taken off the board, let's get something straight: Murray is not going to rush the ball 393 times this season. It would not have worked out well for his health, and it would have destroyed your fantasy team. 
Kelly's plan to share the ball more for Murray's sake has already been put on display as backup Ryan Mathews saw carries with the first unit as well on Saturday night.
Despite the shortage of yards, Murray gained a confidence boost with his first touchdowns in an Eagles uniform, as the NFL Network noted:
He's going to get looks...

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