We’re just one week into the NFL regular season and there really hasn’t been much change to the landscape of the running back position – thankfully. Of course, there are a few tweaks that have been made to the handcuff grid below, so let’s just get right to them…

Denver Broncos

The usage of 5-foot-8 scat-back Phillip Lindsay has the fantasy community up in arms and the Royce Freeman owners are now freaking out. Both backs saw equal carries in Week 1 but it was Lindsay who took a short pass from Case Keenum and turned it into a touchdown. Head coach Vance Joseph gave us the usual “playing the hot hand” rhetoric and now Lindsay is one of the top waiver adds for the week.

Should he be? Personally, I don’t think so. I think he’ll play a role here in the early part of the season, but in the end, the cream rises to the top and I expect Freeman to own this job by himself soon enough. Try and remember the panic from Jordan Howard owners last year after Tarik Cohen got into...