Fantasy Football Handcuff Report: Brutal Home Stretch
Howard Bender updates the fantasy football running back handcuff grid and shares thoughts on potential backfield changes in the NFL.
Of course, it comes at the absolute worst time. Bad news, inclement weather, sickness – none of it comes at a time of convenience. It’s up to you to persevere. The world doesn’t stop for you and no one is going to press pause while things clear up. The running back position here at fantasy playoff time is no different. The injuries are really starting to pile up and, as such, backfields are shifting at a rather alarming rate. The Running Back Handcuff Grid needed a few changes, so here’s what’s going on:
Tevin Coleman is still the lead dog here, but after Ito Smith suffered meniscus damage in his left knee, the Falcons were forced to place him on IR and patch up the backfield with the tandem of Brian Hill and Jeremy Langford . You can probably expect Hill to work as the primary complement with Langford, fresh off the practice squad, serving as a potential change-of-pace back if the team needs him. Many of you will remember Langford from when he was...