I've always thought Matt Forte wasn't a good goal-line back (hence Michael Bush being used in that role in recent years), so when I started hearing buzz that Forte is going to get goal-line carries under new coach Marc Trestman, it got me looking at some stats. Back in 2009, Forte had 29 goal-line carries, including 16 from inside the five, yet had just four rushing TDs. Four! That's truly pathetic, and undoubtedly explains why Forte's goal-line carries have decreased each year since. The sample size of Forte's suckitude on the goal line is large, so I can't help but think Trestman will learn this lesson the hard way.
Anyway, the Forte buzz got me thinking about which running backs get consistent goal-line looks. That's what you want from a fantasy running back, right? Blazing speed is sexy, and receptions are nice in PPR, but nothing creates monster fantasy seasons like a boatload of goal-line TDs.
Here's a list of some top running backs, not in the or You've reached the end of our free article preview.
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