NFL Draft 2011: A Comprehensive Review of Running Back Prospects

March 31, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When it comes to targeting rookies in fantasy football drafts, running backs tend to be the most coveted position because they have the best chance of making a significant impact right away.  The fantasy stock of many prospects will ultimately be determined by which team drafts them and how they perform during the preseason, but it is still prudent to become familiar with the next class of rookie running backs as soon as possible.
The following analysis is a guide to get better acquainted with these running back prospects heading into April’s NFL Draft.  Factors which affect a players’ value in a fantasy perspective such as effectiveness in the passing game and the potential to become an every-down back are heavily weighted into the following rankings.
Top Prospects
The following players top the list of running back prospects in the 2011 draft class and should become valuable contributors regardless of which team drafts them.   In dynasty/...

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