Fantasy Football Week 17 Rankings: Running Backs Matchups To Exploit

December 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In a bind at who to play at the running back position with your fantasy football season on the line?
If so, take a look at our breakdown of four running backs that could lead you to a Week 17 victory during the fantasy playoffs.
Jonathan Stewart (Carolina Panthers) @ Atlanta
Stewart was the latest victim of the Steel Curtain and was held to 71 yards on 18 carries. While not an awful performance, it was still the first time he didn’t have at least 90 yards rushing since returning from injury in Week 12.
We all saw this coming so hopefully it was expected, and he should be able to find himself a little more running room in Week 17 against the Atlanta Falcons.
The Panthers already have the No. 1 pick locked up due to a dreadful season, so they’ll do their best to play spoiler in the Falcons’ chance at the NFC South title Sunday, and their best chance is running Stewart down their throats. He ran for 133 yards against them a few weeks b...

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