Fantasy Football Running Backs

Rex Burkhead out a month, in fantasy exile for now

The Bengals running back injured his knee in the preseason and will have to sit out a while. We break down the fantasy implications.

Jeremy Hill beats out BenJarvus Green-Ellis

The Bengals cut BenJarvus Green-Ellis on Friday, meaning rookie Jeremy Hill will start alongside Giovanni Bernard in the backfield. We break down the fantasy implications.

Steven Jackson will play in preseason finale

The Falcons' number one running back will play on Thursday despite a nagging hamstring injury. We break down the fantasy implications.

Hyde a player to watch on Thursday

Carlos Hyde, a rookie second-round pick, might be Frank Gore's backup. We break down the fantasy implications.

Benny Cunningham challenging Zac Stacy for carries

The Rams have two second-year running backs sharing the backfield and one is catching up to the other. We break down the fantasy implications.

Michael firmly behind Turbin; no fantasy value

Christine Michael was talked about as a potential sleeper a few weeks ago, but now he's firmly third on Seattle's depth chart. We break down the fantasy implications.

Packers coach thinks Lacy can win rushing title

The Packers are so high on Eddie Lacy his running back coach thinks he can lead the league in total yards this season. We break down the fantasy implications.

Daniel Thomas playing on Thursday

Daniel Thomas is on the roster bubble and will have one final chance to impress the Dolphins on Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Christine Michael won't play Thursday

Michael pulled up in practice with a tweaked hamstring and will miss the preseason finale. We break down the fantasy implications.

Bernard, Hill to split carries?

The Bengals seem set on Giovani Bernard sharing playing time with rookie Jeremy Hill. We break down the fantasy implications.

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Miller, Moreno still splitting carries

Lamar Miller and Knowshon Moreno are still splitting carries, and it's unclear which will be the starter this season. We break down the fantasy implications.

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Bell won't be suspended by team; solid FF value

Le'Veon Bell won't (and can't) be suspended by the Steelers due to his offseason arrest. We break down the fantasy implications.

Stacy still projects as starter

Despite playing with the second team last week, Zac Stacy is still expected to be the Week 1 starter. We break down the fantasy implications.

Bernard Pierce has concussion

The Ravens say Bernard Pierce has a "mild" concussion and should be ready for the regular season. We break down the fantasy implications.

Steven Jackson back at practice

After missing most of training camp with a hamstring injury, Steven Jackson is finally back at practice. We break down the fantasy implications.

Hyde playing well, could have fantasy value

Carlos Hyde is being treated like he'll be backing up Frank Gore this season. We break down the fantasy implications.

Reggie Bush shines amid split duties in preseason

Reggie Bush had the play of the night in Friday's preseason matchup versus the Jacksonville Jaguars, but Joique Bell also remained heavily involved. We break down the fantasy implications.

Eddie Lacy dominant in preseason dress rehearsal

Eddie Lacy asserted his status as one of the top feature-backs in the NFL on Friday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Martin will be Buccaneers' bell cow

Doug Martin will carry the load for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season. Lovie Smith called him the bell cow of the offense. We break down the fantasy implications.

Johnson doesn't want to split carries, but Jets do

The New York Jets want to split carries between Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell. We break down the fantasy implications.

Niners James to make debut, no fantasy value yet

San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James will play against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Fantasy football impact: 32 team previews

Over the summer, we previewed the key fantasy players and questions about each team across the league. Here it is, all in one place.

Jamaal Charles returns to practice Thursday

The Chiefs running back and best offensive weapon returned to practice Thursday after resting a foot injury. We break down the fantasy implications.

Bell, Blount to play on Thursday

Both Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be in action for Thursday's preseason game. We break down the fantasy implications.

Fantasy football: What is known about the Browns?

No team has more question marks than Cleveland right now. What will click and what won't? We break down the fantasy implications.

Isaiah Pead waived by Rams, fantasy season over

The Rams running back tore his ACL on Saturday and has been waived by the team. We break down the fantasy implications.

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