Fantasy Football Week 1 Rankings: Projecting Most Favorable Fringe Running Backs

September 7, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Depth is vital at running back in every format of fantasy football. Your Week 1 lineup might have one or two Top 20 guys, but it's important to have at least one or two more capable backs for flex or third-back spots.
As the most consistent points producers, you can't afford to miss on your selections each week. Do you play a fringe guy like Isaac Redman or roll with a guy like DeAngelo Williams against a stout Seattle pass defense?
You likely have options, including high-potential rookies or rushers in confusing backfield situations. We'll take a look at the top rankings for running backs this week and also highlight a couple of the fringe guys to help you decide who to play in Week 1.
No. 21 DeAngelo Williams, Carolina Panthers
DeAngelo Williams has less mileage than most running backs at 30 years old. He has consistently been in a timeshare in Carolina's backfield, a maddening fact for fantasy owners over the years.
But this yea...

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