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)
4 player Taxi Squad

QB- Aaron Rodgers, Winston
RB- Monty, Ajayi, Ingram, Duke, Rawls, Forte, Burkhead, Collins, Foreman, Breida
WR- Cooks, A-Rob, TY, Funchess, Ginn Jr. MWilliams, MBryant, Golladay
K- M.Crosby
LB- CJ Mosley, L David
DE- Fowler, Okafor
DB- Clinton-Dix, Rashad Jones

24 player roster/12 team/0.5 PPR/IDP/4 player Taxi

QB- Luck, Carr, Ryan
RB- Zeke, Mixon, Coleman, Henry, Booker, Foreman, Mack, Lacy, Perine
WR- Evans, Hilton, Allen, Funchess, Shephard, Parker, C Davis
TE- ASJ, Olsen
K- Whatever
DE- Okafor, Hunter
LB- Buccanon, Mack
S- Amos, Mathieu

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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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1-QB, 2-RB, 2-WR, 1-TE, 1-Flex (RB/WR), 2-LB, 2-DE, 2-DT, 3-DB (0.5 PPR)
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QB- Marcus Mariota, Philip Rivers
RB- Todd Gurley, Jay Ajayi, Leonard Fournette, Ameer Abdullah, Derrick Henry, Alvin Kamara, Duke Johnson, Joe Williams
WR- Antonio Brown, Julio Jones, Brandin Cooks, Sammy Watkins, Josh Doctson, John Ross, Kenny Golladay
TE- Tyler Eiffert, Zach Ertz, David Njokue
LB- Sean Lee, Ryan Shazier, Jatavius Brown, Nick Vigil, Mychal Kendricks, Raekwon McMillan
DE- Everson Griffen, Demarcus Lawrence, Cameron Jordan, Vic Beasley, Ezekiel Ansah, Shaq Lawson
DT- Damon Harrison, David Irving, Allen Bailey
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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.
Team 1 High stakes 12 team PPR 1 QB 1 RB 3 WR 1 TE 2 Flex
Q M. Mariota | J. Garoppolo
R L. Bell | J. Howard | A. Jones | Ja. Williams
W O. Beckham | A.J. Green | A. Jeffery | J. Landry | D. Thomas | C. Davis | L. Fitzgerald | M. Williams | B. Perriman | G. Allison
T R. Gronkowski | G. Kittle | J. Smith

Team 2 12 Team PPR 1 QB 1 RB 3 WR 1 TE 1 Flex
Q D. Brees
R L. Fournette | J. Mixon | M. Forte | M. Mack | M. Breida | C.J. Prosise | J. Richard | C. Thompson
W O. Beckham | A. Cooper | D. Bryant | S. Watkins | D. Parker | C. Coleman | J. Gordon
T R. Gronkowski | C.J. Fiedorowicz | A. Shaheen

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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.

Brady Bortles Beathard Bridgewater
Bell Gurley Mack Gore Smallwood
Nuk KA Watkins Martavis Jackson Williams Crowder Golladay Zay
Reed Brate Howard
Hunter Flowers Okafor Jackson Wise
Bowman Campbell Goodson Alexander Ray Kwiatkoski
McCourty Branch Farley Hyde Killebrew

Rivers Tannehill
Mixon Gio Mack Burkhead
Snead Davis Stills Shepard Treadwell Z.Jones Conley Golladay Perriman
Henry Njoku
Okafor Flowers Reed
Smith Kwiatkoski Dansby Robertson Trevathan
Tartt Nelson Evans

Brisett Carr
Martin Gore Forte Perkins Thompson Mack Charles Kamara Cohen Smallwood
Evans Julio Crowder Parker Matthews Taylor Kupp
Cook Allen Kittle
Hunter Gholston Addison Fowler Clark Ealy
Kirksey Correa M.Smith Watt Robinson
Coleman Evans Sendejo Quin

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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
12 team, 1 pt. ppr, contract/salary superflex league
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

Team 2
12 team, 1 pt. ppr, super-flex
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, D. Murray, TyMo, Gore, Allen, Vereen, Dixon, Mack, Perkins, Breida
Evans, Jeffery, Tate, Landry, Shepard, Snead, Fuller, Funchess, Richardson, Lockett, White, Perriman, Edelman
Doyle, Bennett, Eifert, Fiedorowics,Shaheen

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