Fantasy Football 2014: 4 Running Backs Whose Fantasy Values Have Gone Down

June 17, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It is hard to be a productive running back in the NFL these days thanks to the dreaded running back by committee systems more teams are employing and with passing numbers at record highs.
Quality running backs are flooding the NFL while the league is valuing them less and less. Running backs hardly ever get drafted in the first round or are among the highest paid players in the league anymore.
But even though quarterbacks, offensive tackles, defensive ends and receivers are worth more on the open market in the NFL, running backs still rule the roost in fantasy football.
This offseason has not been kind to many running backs thanks to new teammates or new situations, and their fantasy values are going to suffer for it in 2014. Here are four running backs whose fantasy values have gone down during the offseason.
Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers
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