2019 NFL Draft Guide Player Profile: Nick Chubb
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Nick Chubb to let fantasy football owners know what to expect from the Cleveland Browns RB during the 2019 NFL season.
Before Nick Chubb completely took over the keys to the running back room in Cleveland, there were weeks of clamoring for him to do so. In Week 4, he scored two touchdowns on just three carries, rumbling for 105 yards in the process. In Week 7, he became THE guy, and certainly did not disappoint. From that week on, he notched three 100-yard performances, and received 18 or more carries in seven of 10 games. The Browns did sign Kareem Hunt this offseason, but he will be suspended for eight games, and it will take a bit to get caught up to speed. Are their concerns about Chubb’s workload down the road when Hunt is back and ready to go? Of course, and that’s why drafting Chubb is giving fantasy owners headaches.
Chubb is an RB1 the first eight weeks of the season, and that can be said with great confidence. Chubb is an RB1 when Kareem Hunt returns from suspension is said with much less confidence. Hunt is a very talented running back, and has the advantage over Chubb in the...