Many of you have found a way to keep your fantasy teams competitive even though some of your rosters have been decimated by injuries. If you selected running backs like Christian McCaffrey , Saquon Barkley , and Ezekiel Elliott in preseason drafts and your fantasy team is still standing in Week 16 you deserve to take a bow. The fact that those marquee players provided so little in overall production is evidence of just how volatile the fantasy RB position can be, and how important it is to load up your fantasy rosters with alternatives at the position.

Those who held on to Elliott’s handcuff all season long were justly rewarded when he scored 31 PPR fantasy points in Week 15. Unfortunately many fantasy managers will be forced to bob...