Fantasy Football Rankings: Updated Top 50 Running Backs for Week 13

December 1, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In his first matchup against the Saints, the second-most generous fantasy defense for running backs, Atlanta's Michael "The Burner" Turner struggled mightily with his worst performance of the season: 13 carries for 15 yards and only one fantasy point.
From his first Saints matchup in Week 11 through Week 13, Turner carried the ball a total of 41 times for only 78 yards, which is a microscopic 1.90 yards-per-carry average.
Fast forward a few weeks and things went much better for Turner in Week 13 in his second matchup against the Saints.
Turner rushed 12 times for 83 yards, an average of 6.9 yards per carry, and scored a touchdown in his third consecutive game. His 12 carries this week was his lowest total since Week 6 (11).
As much as he is slowing down, Turner has scored in four of his past five games and has a favorable matchup next week against the Panthers.
Teammate Jacquizz Rodgers had eight carries for 43 yards, after having 10 carries for 49 y...

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