Why You Should Reach for Darren McFadden in Your Fantasy Football Draft

August 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Many have banked their fantasy lives on Darren McFadden turning his vast potential into production. After five mostly underwhelming seasons, many have given up and removed the enigmatic Oakland Raiders running back from their draft board all together.
Coming off his worst season and entering a contract year, there is no better time than now to reach for McFadden in your fantasy football draft.
Rather because of injury, poor performance or demotion, everyone at some point has had that fantasy bust that tanks their season. For past McFadden owners, the Raiders running back takes the cake for all three reasons
It’s well documented that McFadden is the epitome of injury prone, as he’s yet to play more than 13 games during his five-year career. Lost in that fact is that there was no real incentive for McFadden to play through injury.
Oakland's best record in the McFadden era was 8-8 in 2009 and 2010.
Now, with perhaps his lone chance at garnering a ...

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