Fantasy Football: Breaking Down Cleveland’s Backfield To Get a Favorite

August 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Whenever you have Eric Mangini as the head coach of an NFL franchise, there are going to be question marks.  He has become well known for giving out as little information as possible, whether it is about injuries or the depth chart.
The unknown drives fantasy owners crazy, requiring us to guess what we think will happen.  When it comes to the “Man-genius”, it’s mind-blowing, because you really never know.  And that’s where we stand for the Browns' backfield.
Who will ultimately be the main man?  Who knows, but here’s my take on things:
Jerome Harrison
The injury to Montario Hardesty may have cemented his spot as the top running back entering the season, but will he be able to hold down the job long-term?  He averaged 4.4 yards/carry last season, the first time he’s seen more then 35 carries in a year.
Overall he rushed for 862 yards and 5 TD.  The bulk of that damage came in the seven...

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