Fantasy Football Guide Part 5: The Handcuff

August 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

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Not only should you draft quality RBs as quickly as you can, you need viable alternatives in the case of injury, tough matchup, and other crazy developments that would marginalize your opportunity for points.  Because the RB position is so important and because running backs are the most likely players in fantasy football to suffer an injury, even after you’ve filled up those starter spots, you need a plan B.  C and D wouldn’t hurt, either.
Your team isn’t likely to be made up of the top five fantasy RBs, so you’re going to need to figure out where to get competent replacements.  There are several places you can look for extra talent at the RB position, but looking to the same place twice isn’t necessarily a bad idea for hedging your fantasy bets.    Sometimes the best guy to have on your bench is just that.  A guy on a...

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