Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
The Baltimore Ravens have become accustomed to delays in football due to circumstances beyond their control (last year’s Super Bowl power outage for example). Sunday was no different as Baltimore’s game was delayed nearly two hours due to a severe thunderstorm in Chicago. But once football resumed, the Ravens were unable to weather the storm against the Bears.
Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.
Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.