Fantasy Football Top 5 Rookie Running Backs For 2010

June 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Fantasy owners well know that rookie running backs have the potential to make your season.
Generally not selected in the first few rounds of the draft, you have the potential to catch lightning in a bottle in the later rounds with players who can put up big numbers.
Let’s take a look at my Top Five Rookie Running Backs for 2010:
1. Ryan Mathews - San Diego Chargers

LaDainian Tomlinson is now in New York.  Darren Sproles is a solid running back, but at 5′6″, he is more of a change-of-pace/third down back, as opposed to an every-down option. 
That puts Mathews, who was the 12th overall pick in the draft, the likely recipient of significant touches.  After rushing for 1,808 yards and 19 TD at Fresno State in 2009, he has the potential to put up big numbers.
2. Ben Tate - Houston Texans

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