NFL Running Back Workloads: Week 1
Mike Alexander takes a look at running back workloads from Week 1 of the NFL season and breaks down what it means going forward.
Going into NFL week two is perhaps the hardest time to make sound decisions on the entire fantasy calendar. It’s filled with extreme confirmation bias and over reaction. This week’s RB workload rundown will likely be the longest of the season. Approach your backfields with care and don’t quit on an early pick because of a bad game script.
Kansas City: LeSean McCoy (10/81) was far more effective than Damien Williams (13/26) on the ground. This could be a major issue for Williams' owners. Much of McCoy’s work came with a lead but that’s the best time for an RB to produce. Watch for Williams to be boom/bust with better upside against an offense that can hang with KC. Darwin Thompson becomes a stash if you have that luxury.
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