Last Big Tier For Running Backs

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With the talent and opportunity, who do you like and why?

D'onta Foreman
Marlon Mack
Joe Williams
Jamaal Williams
Jeremy McNichols
Wayne Gallman
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Last Big Tier For Running Backs

Postby zelldawg26 » Wed May 17, 2017 11:36 pm

It's obvious that the 2nd tier speaks for itself in Perine, Kamara, and Hunt with their talents and opportunities. But who would you possibly reach for to find the next David Johnson? I have them ranked here myself who I would grab first. Who do you got and why?

1. Joe Williams - Hand picked and mostly due to opportunity. Feel they're just not happy with Hyde. Too many reports and too high on Joe.

2. Jamaal Williams- For me, it's only because I own Monty and will have a personal vendetta with McCarthy if he pulls an Arians and makes J Will a work horse.

3. Mack- Love his opportunity. See him as their future back. Gore is on the back field death bed and have you seen Marlon's film? Looks awesome.

4. Foreman- Love his college stats. He's a big guy and see him at least taking the goal line carries. Could be some time behind Miller though.

5. Gallman- Major dark horse, especially if Paul Perkins can't hold the load. This is at least a timeshare, and I refuse to believe Perkins is the back to own by late season.

6. McNichols- 23 TD's at Boise State? Doug who? Jacquizz who?

If even 2 out of the 6 pan out in the 1st year, that's lucky. But which ones?.....
24 Player Roster/12 Team/PPR/IDP/PPT(Point Per Tackle)
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QB- Aaron Rodgers
RB- Monty, Ajayi, Ingram, Duke, Rawls, Forte, R Kelly, Perine, Foreman, West
WR- Cooks, A-Rob, TY, K Benjamin, M Williams, J Brown, Godwin, Golladay
TE- Eifert, Engram
K- M.Crosby
LB- CJ Mosley, E. Kendricks
DE- Cameron Jordan, Danielle Hunter
DB- Mathieu, Rashad Jones

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Re: Last Big Tier For Running Backs

Postby Buxton11 » Thu May 18, 2017 9:05 am

Pretty tough to tell this early, obviously training camp and preseason will show us who has best opportunity going into the year but for now give me Joe Williams. Reports are he can take over Hyde but even if he doesn't Shanahan likes to get his rb2 on the field and Hyde has been injury prone. for those reasons give me Joe Will

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Re: Last Big Tier For Running Backs

Postby The Red Rooster » Thu May 18, 2017 11:17 am

This is tough for me. I have a feeling most will prefer D'onta and for good reason...but give me Joe Williams. I actually took Williams over D'Onta with the last pick in the 2nd round. It felt wrong doing it...but, he was a guy I wanted. So, in the end, always go with the guy that YOU want.
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WR- Antonio Brown, Julio Jones, Brandin Cooks, Sammy Watkins, Josh Doctson, John Ross, Cooper Kupp, Kenny Golladay, Danny Amendola
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LB- Sean Lee, Ryan Shazier, Jatavius Brown, Shaq Thompson, Raekwon McMillan
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Re: Last Big Tier For Running Backs

Postby Goddard » Thu May 18, 2017 1:54 pm

I'd go Foreman, Mack, then Joe W.

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Re: Last Big Tier For Running Backs

Postby Ghosted » Fri May 19, 2017 5:42 pm

I have a weird feeling that Gallman is going to take that job. I know Whalen likes him over Perkins, for what that's worth. So I'll take him and Waldman's boy Jamaal Williams. He's a prime sell-high candidate for me this year after he gets the slightest bit of prime time exposure.
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J. Winston | J. Flacco
E. Elliott | J. Howard | Ja. Williams | T. Cadet
A.J. Green | A. Jeffery | T.Y. Hilton | J. Landry | D. Thomas | C. Davis | M. Williams | R. Anderson | E. Royal
R. Gronkowski | L. Green

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L. Fournette | J. Mixon | M. Forte | C.J. Prosise | R. Matthews | J. Richard | C. Thompson
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Re: Last Big Tier For Running Backs

Postby GLSmk » Fri May 19, 2017 7:12 pm

I went with Mack, I've been openly high on him for quite awhile though. The only problem I have with him is he seems hesitant to run between the tackles and instead insists on bouncing to the outside. He has looked very capable while running between the tackles, just not really into it. I imagine once he gets on a good training program and adds some strength, he may be more accepting of doing so. Also, his playerprofile comp is Gurley; not that I think they're similar players, but it peaked my interest.

Bell Gurley Blount Gore Mack
Nuk KA Crowder Watkins Martavis Jackson Golladay
Gronk Howard
Hunter Flowers Jackson Addison
Bowman Correa E.Jackson Campbell Ray Kwiatkoski
Evans Killebrew Alford Hyde Allen

Rivers Tannehill
Mixon Lacy Mack Bernard
Snead Davis Stills Shepard Treadwell Z.Jones Conley Golladay Perriman
Henry Njoku
Griffen Flowers Avril
Foster Kwiatkoski Dansby Robertson Trevathan
Tartt Nelson Evans

Carr Tannehill
Forte Gore Martin Perkins Mack Charles
Evans Julio Crowder Parker Matthews Taylor Kupp
Ebron Cook Grimble Kittle
Hunter Gholston Addison Fowler Clark Ealy
Kirksey Correa M.Smith Watt Robinson
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Re: Last Big Tier For Running Backs

Postby joshuawrobbins » Wed May 24, 2017 8:46 pm

I took Mack. Caught a lot of passes in college and should slide into the third role. At some point Gore has to dramatically slow down or retire right? I think Mack was hand picked as the heir to the throne. Should see plenty of work early on and could push for the starting gig if Gore is ineffective
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Team 1:
Rb:Lacy, Perkins, Kelly, Booker, Joe Williams, Henderson
Wr:Evans, Jeffery, Adams, M Jones, Anderson, Zay, Samuel, Boyd, Roberts, E Rodgers, Sharpe, Lewis
Te:Rudolph, Walford

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Qb:Newton,Manning, McCown, Peterman
Rb:Ajayi, Miller, Peterson, Ingram, Langford, Drake, Ervin
Wr:Julio, Brown, Jeffery, Fitzgerald, Jackson, Thielen, Golladay, Wheaton, Agholor, Brax Miller, Kerley, Higgins, R. Sheppard
Te:Fleener, Pitta, Brate, Higbee
D/ST:Patriots, Bucs

Team 3
Gurley, Perkins, Gore, Dixon, Mack, Joe Williams
Evans, Jeffery, Tate, Snead, Parker, Shepard, Richardson, Lockett, White, Perriman, Fuller, Boyd, Funchess,
Eifert, Fiedorowics,Shaheen
Bryant, Lutz
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