Fantasy Football Week 6: Top Five Running Backs

October 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

5. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
The Seahawks defensive stats (2nd best in the NFL) are overrated. No one needs to run the ball on them when a team can just take advantage of their horrific, 31st ranked pass defense. Jay Cutler's concussion will force Mike Martz to give the ball to Forte 20+ times.
4. Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans
He's the best back in the NFL but all 11 eyes of the Jacksonville defense will be on him Monday night. He'll still post great stats but not the type of gaudy numbers that make him the top fantasy player.
3. Michael Turner, Atlanta Falcons
After a somewhat slow start in the opener (understandable against the Steelers) he's averaged just under 100 yards per game during the Falcons 4-game winning streak. The touchdown numbers are down: that will change against Philly.
2. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
The explosion of the Vikings passing attack late against the Jets opened things up for Peterson. He was able to get to the edg...

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