Fantasy Football Week 16 Sit Em, Start Em: All Aboard the Torain Train Again!

December 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

RB Start: Ryan Torain, Washington Redskins
Sidelined from week 9-13 with a hamstring injury, Torain has returned with a vengeance. 
With no competition for snaps restraining his productivity, he ran for 172 yards on 24 carries vs. Tampa Bay in week 14 and posted 98 all-purpose yards and a TD last week at Dallas. 
In six games as the starting running back, he's compiled 500 yards rushing (83 per game). 
Renowned as a downhill, one cut runner, Torain has seven runs of 20+ yards in 126 carries and is averaging 4.9 yards per rush on the season. 
While not a huge factor out of the backfield, he does have 15 receptions, six going for first down yardage and two scores. 
Grossman was quite content in checking down to him last week. 
I've been fading the dreadful Jacksonville pass defense all season, but they haven't exactly bottled up the run either. The Jags have allowed 116 rush yards per game (4.6 per carry) and 15 touchdowns....

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