Isaiah Crowell, Terrance West’s Updated Fantasy Outlook Heading in to Week 2

September 9, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week 1 was a tale of two halves for the Cleveland Browns. They looked awful for the first 30 minutes against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but they emerged after halftime rejuvenated thanks to the efforts of running backs Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West.
West took over as the lead back after Ben Tate's injury in the second quarter, finishing with 100 yards on 16 carries. Crowell wasn't used a lot with 32 carries on five yards, but he scored two touchdowns in the third quarter.
Fantasy owners everywhere were scrambling to reap the future rewards these two have to offer, so let's examine how their value looks heading into Week 2 against New Orleans. 
Tate, who is Cleveland's feature back, didn't look bad in Week 1. He ran for 41 yards on six carries, but he left the game in the second quarter with a knee injury. Health hasn't been his strong suit in the NFL, missing the entire 2010 season with an ankle injury and eight games from 2011-13. 
His status for Week 2 ...

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