NFL Fantasy 2012: Why Ray Rice, LeSean McCoy, Arian Foster Could Disappoint You

June 30, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's not a secret that this year's running backs all have huge question marks hanging over their heads, scaring fantasy owners from the prospect of drafting them. There does, however, happen to be a consensus that Ray Rice, Arian Foster, and LeSean McCoy are the top-three backs and generally are "can't misses," right? 
It can happen though. Last year, Chris Johnson let down all his owners. The year before that, it was Maurice Jones-Drew. And the year before that, Matt Forte was drafted, on average, at No.5 overall on ESPN and wasn't even close to the top 10 in points.
The scary part is, there weren't really warning signs, nor any experts to tell you what could go wrong with investing a top-three pick with those guys. CJ2K was expected to dominate an easy schedule, MJD was the consensus No.3, and Matt Forte was coming off a great rookie season and a situation where he was in line for even more touches.
History says that one of 2012's fantasy's Ray Rice, Arian Foster,...

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