Fantasy Football Running Back Handcuff Report: Week 6
Joe Gallina breaks down the running back situation across the NFL and the handcuffs you need to keep an eye on as we head into Week 6 of the Fantasy Football season.
Fantasy football managers have another challenging week ahead of them. As this article is being written it’s looking like Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (groin) may not be active this week. Check on his progress as game time approaches, but we’re hoping that fantasy managers who roster Cook were smart enough to also roster Alexander Mattison, who is one of the most crucial handcuffs in fantasy football. If Cook is forced to miss time Mattison will serve as the Vikings’ lead back this week with Mike Boone having a change of pace role.
Fantasy players who invested a third or fourth round pick on Le’Veon Bell in preseason drafts have to be wondering what’s next for the former premiere fantasy RB. They’ve been waiting a few weeks for the opportunity to get him in their lineups, and finally got to start him in Week 5 and now, he’s unemployed. That won’t last for long.
The previous two examples show the importance of having an overabundance of depth at the RB position on your fantasy...