32-Year-Old Fullback – Buffalo Bills
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
Felton will compete with John Conner for the fullback role and the $4 million guarantee on his contract would indicate that Felton has the best look at the job. However, even if he wins the competitio...
2015 ADP: –
Bye Week: 8
Jerome Felton Contract Information:
Signed as a free agent with the Bills in March of 2015. It's a four-year contract worth $9.2 million with $4 million guaranteed.
Felton will sign as a free agent with the Bills, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Felton is Minnesota's starting full back. He could see a reduced role this season as new offensive coordinator Norv Turner hasn't been a big proponent of traditional blocking fullbacks in the past. However, he gets very few carries or targets and is rarely a fantasy factor even when used heavily.
Felton will start at fullback clearing a path for Adrian Peterson through opposing defenses.
Felton is the leading candidate to start at fullback. However, he could face league discipline for a second DWI arrest in June.
The Lions don't use Felton much in either the running or passing game. He'll be used to clear holes for Detroit's running backs and to give quarterback Matthew Stafford extra protection.
The Lions didn't use Felton much in the ground game - even around the goal line - last year and that trend figures to continue in the second year under offensive coordinator Scott Linehan. The veteran is used sporadically in the passing game, but he's primarily a blocker.
Felton is expected to start at fullback, but there will be some competition during training camp for the spot. Whoever lands the job won't see very many carries.