Fantasy Football 2016: Rankings for Top 10 Running Backs and Sleepers

August 1, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you listen closely enough, you can almost hear it all.
The clashing of pads. The whistles. The quiet tapping of a pencil from a fantasy football owner who's on the clock. The groans when another owner’s beloved sleeper gets picked.
Football is coming. That means it’s fantasy season.
Wide receivers seem to be on everyone’s mind, but it's unwise to forget about the foundation of fantasy football—running backs.
Let’s talk RBs below.
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Sleepers DeMarco Murray
Last season, the world turned on DeMarco Murray.
The former Dallas Cowboys bell cow, who racked up 392 carries, 1,845 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns in 2014, plummeted from the No. 1 running back to 18th in his first season with the Philadelphia Eagles, per ESPN.com rankings.
Murray wasn’t consistently bad by any means; he had his games. Thanks to the 28-year-old’s prowess as a receiver, he put up seven outings...

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