Fantasy Football Brothers Running Back Ranks

July 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While doing these rankings, I realized something about this year’s running back crop. It looks to be a little top-heavy but surprisingly deep. I know it’s a completely contradictory statement, but nonetheless true.
After the first four backs are selected, you can make a strong argument for almost anyone in the top 24 being ranked ahead of the next.
The running back position in general is one of the more difficult to project in football. That’s part of what makes the process so much fun.
We know from past years that someone selected in the top five will probably be a complete bust. Matt Forte and Michael Turner are two perfect examples of players who failed to live up to their lofty expectations last year. Both were consensus top-five picks, and both disappointed fantasy owners who selected them that high.
The fact is some players will emerge out of nowhere to become legitimate fantasy options, and some will fail to live up to expectations. My goal ...

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