Jonathan Stewart Has Underrated Value for Fantasy Playoff Teams

November 23, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Through 11 games this season, Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart provided his fantasy owners with the same old story. They selected him in the middle rounds of fantasy drafts hoping he will finally stay healthy and produce to his full potential only to be disappointed once again.
This season, fantasy enthusiasts have been increasingly impatient with the ball-carrier, as he's only owned in 30.8 percent of ESPN.com leagues entering his Week 12 bye. That leaves some underrated value for running back-needy fantasy owners on the waiver wire.
But wait. How could Stewart possibly have any value now? After all, he's only reached the end zone twice this season and has yet to produce a 100-yard rushing performance. Well, like practically everything fantasy related, it's all about the matchups.
The Panthers are actually hitting the weakest part of their schedule in terms of opponents' strength against the run. Take a look:
Those are some pretty favorable numbers, ...

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