Fantasy Football Running Backs

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.

Chris Polk has torn hamstring

Polk will be out with a hamstring tear for a while and his roster spot could be in jeopardy. We break down the fantasy implications.

Steven Jackson expected to be ready for Week 1

The Falcons' go-to running back should be ready for the team's Week 1 game against the Saints. We break down the fantasy implications.

McCoy healthy, no fantasy concerns

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy is healthy. We break down the fantasy implications.

Fantasy football: Adrian Peterson's long peak

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The Vikings running back has never had a year with single-digit touchdowns. That has to happen eventually, right? We break down the fantasy implications.

Marcel Reece out with foot injury

Marcel Reece is getting an MRI on his foot and could be out for a while. We break down the fantasy implications.

Bishop Sankey struggling with fumbles

The rookie running back has had issues protecting the ball in training camp and preseason. We break down the fantasy implications.

Hyde not yet a fantasy option

Carlos Hyde is an intriguing young running back, but he's not yet an intriguing young fantasy option. We break down the fantasy implications.

Turbin edges Michael in touches on Friday

The Seattle backfield situation continues to be murky behind Marshawn Lynch. We break down the fantasy implications.

McFadden hoping to bounce back

Darren McFadden looked good in the first preseason game and could establish his value with another strong performance Friday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Ka'Deem Carey, Shaun Draughn, battling for work

Bears' coach Marc Trestman says veteran Shaun Draughn is outplaying his rookie counterpart and has the edge as the team's second option in the backfield. We break down the fantasy implications.

Bucs' Sims out 12-14 weeks after ankle surgery

The Buccaneers' top-70 selection in this past summer's entry draft is out 12-14 weeks due to ankle surgery. We break down the fantasy implications.

Could Pierce take carries from Rice?

Bernard Pierce has been running well, and Ray Rice doesn't have a ton going for him. We break down the fantasy implications.

Jags' Gerhart To See Regular Action For Jags'

Toby Gerhart could see as much as 18 touches per game in the Jaguars' backfield this season. We discuss the fantasy implications.

Peterson not playing in 2nd preseason game

The Vikings are keeping up their plan to rest Adrian Peterson for the whole preseason. We break down the fantasy implications.

Morris improving as a receiver

Alfred Morris is having another solid training camp and is drawing praise for his improved ability in pass catching. We break down the fantasy implications.

Charles Sims in walking boot with ankle injury

The rookie running back suffered an ankle injury earlier this week and is in a walking boot, putting his status in doubt for the rest of preseason. We break down the fantasy implications.

Sankey will get another shot to impress

Bishop Sankey will get another opportunity to make his case for a starting role this season. We break down the fantasy implications.

Richardson looking good in practice

Trent Richardson is looking good in practice for a change. We break down the fantasy implications.

Fantasy football: Texans hope to bounce back

Between injuries and ineffectiveness, the normally strong Houston team just couldn't find the end zone last year. Can it bounce back in 2014? We break down the fantasy implications.

Gerhart hoping to play Thursday

Gerhart is back from a hip flexor injury and will try to get some preseason reps in on Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Murray has 'bell-cow traits,' says Garrett

The Dallas Cowboys will probably use DeMarco Murray as a cow-bell back this season. We break down the fantasy implications.

Ellington won't get many inside runs

Andre Ellington won't be taking many inside runs this season. We break down the fantasy implications.

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