Fantasy Running Backs: Using Consistency to Develop a Draft Game Plan at the Position
, I took a look at how the consistency of quarterbacks makes them safe picks near the top of your fantasy draft. Today, I want to head over to the running back position.
Of the four skill positions in fantasy football, running back is the second-least consistent of the bunch. The consistency of both rushing yards and rushing touchdowns is right around 0.50, i.e. half of a running back's yards carry over from year to year, on average, and the other half regress toward a league mean.
Moreover, the majority of teams now have two fantasy-relevant players at the position. Because of this, fantasy owners have been able to wait and still grab decent running backs in the middle rounds. But the extra depth cuts both ways as the few workhorse You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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