Injured Fantasy Running Backs You Should Not Play in Week 1

September 9, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's Week 1 of the 2012 NFL season, and with another year of football action underway it also means that another fantasy football campaign is underway.
Before the first week is even in the books injuries are already taking a toll on the running back position, and here's the latest on some ballcarriers that may be best left on fantasy benches, including a late injury to the first overall pick in many fantasy drafts.
Arian Foster, Houston Texans
There was news late in the week that sent many fantasy owners into full-on freak-out mode, as Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, who is the centerpiece of many a fantasy team, missed practice Friday with an injury "around the knee area" according to Tania Ganguli of The Houston Chronicle. 
The fourth-year pro, who topped 1,800 total yards and scored a dozen touchdowns in 2011, said that he "expects to play" Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. However, the fact remains that the Texans should handle the Do...

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