Fantasy Football 2015: Biggest Risers and Fallers from Training Camps

August 28, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In usurping Montee Ball for top understudy duties on the Denver Broncos' depth chart, Ronnie Hillman's stock has jumped over three rounds the past seven days in ESPN's live draft results.
Having led the team in preseason rushing with 120 yards for a healthy 7.5 yards-per-carry clip thanks to some impressive big plays, Hillman is looking to build off a respectably efficient 2014 campaign in which he averaged 0.38 fantasy points per opportunity (fantasy points divided by carries plus passing routes), per Pro Football Focus.
ESPN.com's NFL Nation Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold recently reported on the telling depth chart shift:
What Hillman has done in all of this is take the potential distribution of carries with, as Montee Ball put it in recent weeks, C.J. Anderson and Ball as “1-A and 1-B’’ and turn it upside down. Anderson still is clearly at the top of the team’s depth chart and expected to get the bulk of the carries, but Hillman has launched hi...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments