Fantasy Football Strategy and Sleepers: Running Back

August 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

To many people on fantasy football draft day, running backs are like Lays potato chips;You can’t take just one, or two, or seven. Except, like potato chips, hoarding too many running backs isn’t exactly good for your health. At least, your fantasy football team’s health.
And taking a running back early, a drafting strategy staple in the past, isn’t as necessary as it once seemed. 
So how do you successfully draft your running backs?
Much like my draft strategy posts for kickers and team defenses, here is how I personally am drafting my RB tandem in 2010 serpentine (snake) drafts.
Early first round  In most formats, if I own a top-four pick, I am going to take one of the Big-4: Maurice Jones-Drew, Adrian Peterson, Chris Johnson and Ray Rice.
In what order, you ask? Check out my personal RB redraft rankings and player capsules for more info.
Why not go for a top wide receivers or quarterbacks super-early? Good...

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