Each fantasy football season the landscape of the skill positions change. One year offers more depth, while another turns into a studs and duds feel to the available player pool. Dissecting key drop off points in the positional average draft position (ADP) is critical to maximizing draft day value. Here are the key pivot points for 2019 at running back:
*Not all running backs in the fantasy football landscape are listed, target players only*
THE BIG four
The top of redraft boards is littered with running backs in the typical draft season. The elite producers from the previous season, studs returning from injury, and ideal situations to thrive can compass their warranted profiles. 2019 is no different with Saquon Barkley, Alvin Kamara, Christian McCaffrey, and Ezekiel Elliott the consensus RB1-4 in ADP. The potential variables or quibbles with these backs include:
- Saquon Barkley (Lone question is it Giants offense is viable under Eli Manning-Daniel Jones and without Odell Beckham Jr)
- Alvin Kamara (Will need to maintain efficiency if still a committee back with Latavius Murray added)
- Christian McCaffrey (Elite receiver, lack of carries-rushing touchdowns is lone question mark)
- Ezekiel Elliott (Holdout is the lone question, otherwise would be in 1.01 discussion regularly)
Again, these are the quibbles with the best fantasy running back bets this season.
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