Fantasy Football 2012: Backup RBs Sure to Make Fantasy Impacts

September 8, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When drafting in fantasy football, acquiring your starting running back’s primary backup is always an important move to make—especially when that starter has a history of injuries and you already know that he’s going to miss at least one week of action for you at some point this season.
But you can’t always get what you want, and sometimes you are left to pick from a slew of backups of whom you simply aren’t sure.
Not all backups are made equal, and not every team utilizes those backups in the same way.
Let’s see if we can shed some light on who is worthy of your time.
Michael Bush, Chicago Bears
Bush isn’t going to take away much of the regular workload from Matt Forte, but he is going to take away goal-line carries, and that alone makes him a viable fantasy option as a flex player.
Should Forte go down with an injury, Bush has shown over the course of his career that he has the ability to keep a runni...

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