Jerry Donabedian looks at top performers from 2022 and checks in on players rehabbing serious injuries or potentially headed for free agency.
Cam Akers took on the third-largest snap share of all running backs Week 17, playing more than three-fourths of the Ram' snaps for a third straight week.
Tyler Allgeier is finishing his rookie season strong while taking more and more work away from Cordarrelle Patterson.
The unfortunate end of Jonathan Taylor's season may have a silver lining in the form of Zack Moss getting a big opportunity.
Can Pierre Strong and Travis Homer offer temporary relief to playoff-bound fantasy teams that were hit hard by the latest wave of injuries?
D'Andre Swift finally reclaimed his Week 1 role, and he wasn't the only second-round pick from the 2020 Draft to take on more work Sunday.
Undrafted rookie Zonovan Knight was the unexpected standout of Week 12, though hardly the only backup to step into a large role. Jerry Donabedian sifts through a wild weekend and looks at every NFL backfield.
Samaje Perine scored three touchdowns with Joe Mixon entering concussion protocol. Elsewhere, Najee Harris and David Montgomery returned
Rookie running back Rachaad White got the start over Leonard Fournette, who then suffered a hip injury in the second half.
Kenneth Walker and Travis Etienne are among t half-dozen or so players with Dynasty RB1 arguments, combining elite workloads with top-notch efficiency. Raheem Mostert, on the other hand, is slipping.
Gus Edwards was rolling good for the Ravens, until his hamstring injury opened up another chance for Kenyan Drake to handle the lead role. Plus, chaos in Los Angeles (again).
Travis Etienne made big plays and big mistakes in his first ever game as Jacksonville's unquestioned lead back.
Darrell Henderson finds himself back in the lead role with Cam Akers potentially done in Los Angeles, while Kenyan Drake could benefit in Baltimore if J.K. Dobbins has issues with his knee.
Undeterred by a third-string quarterback, Jakobi Meyers came back from a knee injury and showed that he's still the No. 1 target in New England.
Eno Benjamin was the last man standing in Arizona's backfield this past Sunday, and the Cardinals aren't the only NFC West team staring at a thinned out depth chart this week.
Breece Hall wasn't one of the standouts amidst a huge week for RB production, but he did take a dominant share of the workload and should be started in fantasy lineups going forward.
Jerry Donabedian breaks down all the key RB usage stats from an interesting Week 3 in which NFC North running backs dropped like flies.
Cam Akers didn't do much with his touches, but increased involvement does suggest he isn't a total lost cause for fantasy this year.
Jeff Wilson didn't have any luck on a rainy day in Chicago, but he did dominate backfield snaps after Elijah Mitchell left with an injury.
Boston Scott was a home run in Week 17, but he and Jordan Howard have since tested positive for COVID-19, potentially leaving rookie Kenneth Gainwell atop the Philadelphia backfield for Week 18.
Boston Scott may be back atop the depth chart after the latest round of injuries in the Philadelphia backfield.
The Miami backfield suddenly looks messy, with Myles Gaskin's role in jeopardy after a big game from veteran Duke Johnson.
Rashaad Penny's big week makes him a top target to go after on this week's waiver wire.
Devonta Freeman couldn't lead the Ravens to a win, but he did assert himself as the lead back with season highs for snap share and targets, while fellow vet Latavius Murray barely played.
Chuba Hubbard didn't get many carries in Sunday's blowout loss, but it looks like he'll have a second run in the lead role with Christian McCaffrey ruled out for the season.
AJ Dillon was kept out of the end zone this past Sunday in Minnesota, but his hefty workload hints at big things ahead if Aaron Jones misses additional time with a knee sprain.
Jonathan Taylor already eliminated Marlon Mack's role and now has his eyes on Nyheim Hines' share of the workload.
Baltimore Devonta Freeman is making a case to keep his starting job even after Latavius Murray returns.
With Derrick Henry in danger of missing the rest of the season, Jeremy McNichols and Adrian Peterson headline the waiver list for Week 9.
While nothing is set in stone, it looks like Kenneth Gainwell and Boston Scott will split carries while Miles Sanders is on the shelf with an ankle sprain.