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  Broncos | Audric Estime ready for camp    Sun Jul 21, 11:03 PM

Denver Broncos RB Audric Estime (knee) was not placed on the active/physically unable to perform list ahead of training camp.

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  Texans | Texans worked out Ke'Shawn Vaughn    Sun Jul 21, 07:56 PM

Free-agent RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn (Patriots) worked out for the Houston Texans on Sunday, July 21, per source.

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  Texans | Cam Akers signing with Texans    Sun Jul 21, 06:25 PM

Free-agent RB Cam Akers (Vikings) is signing with the Houston Texans, per source on Sunday, July 21. The terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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  Chiefs | Clyde Edwards-Helaire cleared    Sun Jul 21, 05:18 PM

Kansas City Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire (undisclosed) was removed from the active/non-football injury list on Sunday, July 21.

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  Texans | Cam Akers works out for Houston    Sun Jul 21, 02:33 PM

Free-agent RB Cam Akers (Vikings) worked out for the Houston Texans, according to sources Sunday, July 21.

Footballguys view: Here's another veteran back working out for the Texans. They worked out Deon Jackson on Friday, and now Akers gets a look. Clearly, the team is looking for veteran depth at the position. Starting RB Joe Mixon is expecting a heavy workload, so he may be limited during camp and the preseason.

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  Broncos | Audric Estime the No. 1 back?    Sun Jul 21, 12:23 AM

Denver Broncos RB Audric Estime 'is making the team' and could push for the starting job with a strong showing in training camp, according to Troy Renck of The Denver Post.

Footballguys view: The fifth-round pick out of Notre Dame could prove to be a huge value for the Broncos. He's a powerful player, and Estime is a favorite of the coaching staff. Estime runs for daylight, and if you happen to get in his way then he will clobber you. He won't break off long runs, but his first 10 yards are fast and he is an efficient runner who wastes little motion. The plan could be Estime on running downs and Jaleel McLaughlin (the best back this offseason per our own Cecil Lammey) on passing downs.

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  Broncos | Javonte Williams on the bubble?    Sun Jul 21, 12:23 AM

Denver Broncos RB Javonte Williams could be competing with RB Samaje Perine for the final running back spot on the roster, in the opinion of Troy Renck of The Denver Post.

Footballguys view: Williams looked fantastic as a rookie back in 2021. Since then, he's shredded his knee in 2022 and didn't look the same last year in 2023. His 3.6 yards per carry in 2023 was not good, and Williams did not average over 4.0 yards a carry in any game after Week 7. He looked better in the offseason, per multiple camp reports, but Williams still does not appear to have the burst he did before the injury. We'll see if he can impress when the pads come on.

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  Texans | Five players held out of practice Saturday    Sat Jul 20, 11:28 AM

Houston Texans OT Laremy Tunsil (knee), TE Andrew Beck (calf), LBs Christian Harris (undisclosed) and Del'Shawn Phillips (undisclosed) and CB D'Angelo Ross (undisclosed) were held out of practice Saturday, July 20.

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  Packers | Rookie RB Lloyd should have 'early impact'    Sat Jul 20, 10:06 AM

Green Bay Packers RB Marshawn Lloyd won't be a starter but 'should have an early impact,' according to Matt Schneidman of The Athletic.

Footballguys view: The Packers may have selected the best back in this draft class when they added Lloyd in the third round. He's fast, can gash defenses as a runner or receiver, and he's an efficient runner who wastes little motion. Lloyd needs to show better ball security than he did at USC before the Packers trust him with more than a few touches as a backup behind veteran starter Josh Jacobs.

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  Ravens | No timetable for Keaton Mitchell    Sat Jul 20, 10:06 AM

Baltimore Ravens RB Keaton Mitchell (knee) does not have a timetable for his return, but the team is hoping that he will be able to play at some point during the 2024 season.

Footballguys view: Derrick Henry and Justice Hill are the top two backs on the depth chart in Baltimore. Behind them, Mitchell will compete with guys like rookie RB Rasheen Ali (who we love) for the third spot. With this knee injury...and no timetable for a return...it looks like Ali could cinch up that spot in training camp.

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  Texans | Joe Mixon expects a lot of work    Sat Jul 20, 10:06 AM

Houston Texans RB Joe Mixon said he expects to receive a heavy workload this season with the Texans.

Footballguys view: It's pretty much a consistent drumbeat of the offseason. Yes, Mixon is set to carry a large workload for the Texans. We may not see much of the veteran in the preseason because they'll work him into the ground during the regular season. Behind Mixon, Dameon Pierce should be the primary backup. From a fantasy perspective, Mixon is an RB2 with upside for Fantasy GMs.

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  Panthers | Jonathon Brooks starting camp on NFI    Sat Jul 20, 10:06 AM

Carolina Panthers RB Jonathon Brooks (knee) was placed on the Active/Non-Football Injury list on Friday, July 19.

Footballguys view: The Panthers are staying patient, and they're playing the long game with Brooks. We love his natural talent, and Brooks could be a fine starter in this league someday. He sustained a torn ACL last November, so missing half of his rookie season in 2024 could be in the cards. Chubba Hubbard and Miles Sanders (or Rashaad Penny) will carry the bulk of the workload from the backfield. We love Brooks in dynasty formats though.

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  Texans | Andrew Beck making progress    Fri Jul 19, 05:12 PM

Houston Texans FB Andrew Beck (calf) is making good progress in his recovery from a strained calf.

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  Patriots | Terrell Jennings lands on PUP    Fri Jul 19, 05:08 PM

New England Patriots RB Terrell Jennings (undisclosed) was placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list on Friday, July 19.

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  Texans | Miyan Williams tries out for Houston    Fri Jul 19, 04:33 PM

Free-agent RB Miyan Williams worked out for the Houston Texans on Friday, July 19.

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  NFL | Kenyan Drake hanging up his cleats    Fri Jul 19, 04:23 PM

Free-agent RB Kenyan Drake announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday, July 19.

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  Texans | Houston kicks the tires on Deon Jackson    Fri Jul 19, 03:15 PM

Free-agent RB Deon Jackson (Giants) worked out for the Houston Texans on Friday, July 19.

Footballguys view: The Texans are just looking at what's out there. Jackson could be picked up as a camp body if the team desires. They have Joe Mixon as their lead back, and Dameon Pierce gives them a solid backup.

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  Texans | Joe Mixon preparing for heavy workload    Fri Jul 19, 12:39 PM

Houston Texans RB Joe Mixon is preparing for a heavy workload, he told reporters Friday, July 19.

Footballguys view: The veteran back is fired up for his first season in Houston. Mixon was a centerpiece for the Bengals to start his career, and now he's ready for a starter's workload with the Texans. We have Mixon ranked as RB15 which means he's an RB2 with upside for Fantasy GMs out there.

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  Browns | Nick Chubb to start on PUP list    Fri Jul 19, 01:45 AM

Cleveland Browns RB Nick Chubb (knee) is expected to be placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list when training camp begins.

Footballguys view: Chubb is on the PUP list to start training camp, and that means he could begin the regular season on the PUP list. He has been down since last September, but Chubb did resume running in April. Reports are unclear about his Week 1 availability. Jerome Ford and D'Onta Foreman would carry the load if Chubb has to miss time as he further recovers.

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  Dolphins | Salvon Ahmed injury update    Fri Jul 19, 01:45 AM

Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins RB Salvon Ahmed (undisclosed) was placed on the Active/Non-Football Injury list because of an undisclosed injury not related to the foot injury he suffered last season.

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  Texans | PUP players likely to return soon    Thu Jul 18, 05:53 PM

Houston Texans CB D'Angelo Ross (undisclosed), LB Del'Shawn Phillips (undisclosed) and FB Andrew Beck (calf) are not expected to spend an extended amount of time on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list, according to sources.

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  Jets | Four players placed on injury lists    Thu Jul 18, 05:31 PM

New York Jets FB Nick Bawden (undisclosed) and DT Leonard Taylor III (undisclosed) were placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list Thursday, July 18. The team also placed QB Jordan Travis (knee) and WR Tyler Harrell (undisclosed) on the Active/Non-Football Injury list.

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  Dolphins | Miami sends five to injury lists    Thu Jul 18, 04:15 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Salvon Ahmed (undisclosed) was placed on the Active/Non Football Injury list on Thursday, July 18. The Dolphins also placed LB Bradley Chubb (knee), LB Cameron Goode (undisclosed), LB Jaelan Phillips (Achilles) and OL Isaiah Wynn (undisclosed) on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list.

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  Commanders | Jason Wright on his way out of Washington    Thu Jul 18, 02:23 PM

Washington Commanders team president Jason Wright announced he will no longer serve in that role - effective immediately - and assume the title of senior adviser while also maintaining his responsibilities as the team's de facto president. Wright's contract is set to expire in August and the expectation is that he will depart the organization by the end of the 2024 season.

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  Cardinals | Trey Benson inks rookie pact    Thu Jul 18, 02:06 PM

Arizona Cardinals third-round draft choice RB Trey Benson (Florida State) signed a four-year contract on Thursday, July 18. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

Footballguys view: We love Benson's ability as an inside runner, but he's going to have to wait his turn. James Conner is still the lead back for the Cardinals, and that means the rookie is going to spell him this season. However, Benson does have a starter's upside and that's why we are hoarding him in dynasty formats.

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  Broncos | Blake Watson on NFI list    Thu Jul 18, 01:57 AM

Denver Broncos RB Blake Watson (undisclosed) was placed on the Active/Non-Football Injury list Wednesday, July 17.

Footballguys view: Watson is an interesting UDFA the Broncos picked up out of Memphis. He was impressive at the Shrine Bowl practices earlier this year, and Watson can stay on the field for all three downs. With a jam-packed backfield in Denver, Watson may be looking for a spot on the practice squad this year.

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  Texans | Four players not ready to practice    Wed Jul 17, 05:30 PM

Houston Texans FB Andrew Beck (undisclosed), LB Del'Shawn Phillips (undisclosed) and CB D'Angelo Ross (undisclosed) were placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, July 17. The team also placed DE Dylan Horton (illness) on the Active/Non-Football Illness list.

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  Bears | D'Andre Swift much harder to corral in 2023    Wed Jul 17, 12:38 AM

Chicago Bears RB D'Andre Swift finished in a tie for ninth in the league with 21 broken tackles during the 2023 season, according to Pro Football Reference. In 2022, Swift was credited with only five.

Footballguys view: Swift is the lead back for the Bears, and he's got RB2/flex potential for Fantasy GMs again this year. However, we need to see how much Roschon Johnson can cut into his snaps/touches in 2024. Also, the Bears still have Khalil Herbert, a talented runner in his own right, to get some carries here and there too. Perhaps using an RBBC will keep Swift fresh, and that keeps him breaking tackles consistently.

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  Ravens | Keaton Mitchell on PUP list    Mon Jul 15, 04:24 PM

Baltimore Ravens RB Keaton Mitchell (knee) was placed on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, July 15.

Footballguys view: Mitchell, who entered the league as an undrafted free agent last year, was putting together a strong rookie campaign before tearing his ACL in Baltimore's Week 15 victory over the Jaguars. He ended his rookie season averaging 8.4 yards per carry, gaining 396 yards with two touchdowns on 47 attempts. He also caught nine passes for 93 yards. Mitchell is eligible to be activated off the PUP list at any time before the start of the season.

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  Falcons | Bijan Robinson to get CMC usage?    Sun Jul 14, 02:40 AM

Atlanta Falcons RB Bijan Robinson is planning on seeing usage ' like the 49ers used running back Christian McCaffrey,' according to sources Saturday, July 13.

Footballguys view: This is one of the most important 'drumbeats' of the offseason. This is not the first time (and won't be the last) we heard that Robinson could be used like McCaffrey. New Falcons OC Zac Robinson has a bright mind for offensive football and came from the Shanahan tree (via Sean McVay). We have Robinson ranked as the no.2 running back in fantasy football this year, right behind McCaffrey.

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  Cardinals | James Conner not satisfied    Sat Jul 13, 02:50 AM

Arizona Cardinals RB James Conner said his career-high 1,040 rushing yards last year are his floor for the 2024 season. 'Definitely got a lot of work to put in but that's the floor, not the ceiling.'

Footballguys view: Conner went over 1,000 yards on the ground, but he scored half as many touchdowns (9) as he did in 2021 (18). We like projecting him for around 950 yards on the ground with around seven total touchdowns and 30-35 receptions. That makes him an RB2/flex option for Fantasy GMs in 2024.

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  Buccaneers | Rachaad White did not get much help from line    Sat Jul 13, 02:50 AM

Debbie Buccaneers RB Rachaad White ranked sixth in the league during the 2023 season with 594 yards before contact, but his 2.2 yards before contact was tied for the 19th-lowest mark among 48 qualified rushers.

Footballguys view: The Buccaneers can do a better job of giving White a lane. He's not a banger and only had nine broken tackles last year (tied with Josh Allen and Justin Fields). Give White space to work and he can gash a defense. Forcing him to break tackles before he even builds a head of steam doesn't maximize his playmaking ability.

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  Lions | Zonovan Knight good to go for camp    Fri Jul 12, 02:38 PM

Detroit Lions RB Zonovan Knight (shoulder) announced on social media that he has been fully cleared for training camp after completing his recovery from the torn labrum he suffered in Week 5 of the 2023 season.

Footballguys view: Good news for Knight here. He's flashed a bit in the pros, but he's competing to be the no.3 or no.4 running back on the depth chart for the Lions. They've got David Montgomery and Jahmyr Gibbs to do most of the work in the backfield.

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  Giants | Tyrone Tracy eyeing Jahmyr Gibbs-like role?    Fri Jul 12, 02:17 PM

New York Giants RB Tyrone Tracy Jr. was recently ranked No. 10 on NorthJersey.com's list of the team's potentially most impactful players for the 2024 season. According to NorthJersey.com's Art Stapleton, the primary reason for that ranking is that he believes the Giants could use Tracy the way the Lions use Jahmyr Gibbs.

Footballguys view: Tracy was a favorite of draft fans before the draft, and he landed in a good spot with the Giants. We love him in dynasty formats, but we'll have to see how the depth chart shakes out in training camp. Tracy will compete to establish a pecking order with guys like Devin Singletary and Eric Gray.

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  Dolphins | Raheem Mostert to headline backfield?    Fri Jul 12, 01:01 AM

Miami Dolphins RB Raheem Mostert 'pretty much' leads the running back group, according to head coach Mike McDaniel.

Footballguys view: Mostert is the lead back in what could be a dangerous RBBC. He's the starter for the Dolphins, and Fantasy GMs can count on Mostert as a low-end RB2 with upside. He went over 1,000 yards rushing and scored 18 touchdowns last year, but this season it's best to project him for around 900 yards rushing with 8-10 touchdowns. We'll see the Dolphins utilize De'Von Achane more this season, and that's why he's being drafted ahead of Mostert (current ADP of RB8 compared to RB28).

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  Dolphins | Jaylen Wright a perfect fit?    Fri Jul 12, 01:01 AM

Miami Dolphins RB Jaylen Wright said he is 'tailor-made' for head coach Mike McDaniel's offense. 'Just the way that they like to create space for the running backs, space for everybody,' Wright said. 'That just makes it better for the running backs. Just the system and everything we do, I feel like it's perfect for me.'

Footballguys view: On Thursday's episode of "The Audible" Wright was deemed one of the favorite deep sleepers for Fantasy GMs this year. Wright is a perfect fit for the Dolphins because he's fast and dangerous in the open field. He's currently third on the depth chart behind Raheem Mostert and De'Von Achane. That means the speedy rookie will have to wait for a larger opportunity. If he gets it; everyone is going to want him on their roster.

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  Raiders | Alexander Mattison a fit in Vegas' offense    Fri Jul 12, 12:32 AM

Las Vegas Raiders RB Alexander Mattison has spent his entire career in offensive schemes that utilize a similar zone-blocking approach to the one used by offensive coordinator Luke Getsy, and he could become the starter if RB Zamir White isn't able to handle a larger workload, in the opinion of The Athletic's Tashan Reed.

Footballguys view: We could see White pushing for 1,000 yards rushing this year as the Raiders lead back. Mattison is a seasoned veteran with plenty of experience, but if White can handle the workload he won't see the field much. Fantasy GMs consider White a low-end RB2 or flex option, but there's value to be had if he plays up to his potential. If Mattison is playing more, then it means White has failed to do that.

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  Broncos | Audric Estime ready for training camp    Thu Jul 11, 12:51 PM

Denver Broncos RB Audric Estime (knee) is expected to be a full-go for training camp, according to sources Thursday, July 11.

Footballguys view: Estime is going to compete with Javonte Williams for the carries on first and second down. The rookie has a ton of power, but he's missed most of the offseason due to this knee injury. Williams doesn't look the same as he did when he came out of North Carolina, but at mandatory minicamp he looked better than he did last year. Jaleel McLaughlin will serve as the third-down back, and he's been tremendous this offseason.

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  Buccaneers | Rachaad White looking big numbers    Wed Jul 10, 03:33 AM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Rachaad White said he wants to post well over 1,000 rushing yards this upcoming season. He rushed for 990 yards in 2023.

Footballguys view: White may get to that total because he's the unquestioned lead back in 2024. However, if he wants to push for over 1,000 yards rushing then White will need to improve his career average of 3.7 yards per carry. We like projecting him for around 900 yards rushing with 50-60 catches out of the backfield. That makes him an RB2 from a fantasy perspective. If he can improve his rushing numbers, then White could provide more upside (and value) in 2024.

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  Commanders | New Washington backfield dynamic after catch in 2023    Wed Jul 10, 03:33 AM

Washington Commanders RBs Brian Robinson Jr. (11.4) and Austin Ekeler (10.1) ranked first and second among qualified pass-catchers, respectively, in yards after catch per reception in 2023, according to Pro Football Reference.

Footballguys view: Combined, for the Chargers and Commanders respectively, this combination received over 100 targets in 2023. We'll look for the same number of targets now that they're in the same backfield with most of those passes going to Ekeler. We could see Robinson getting around 35 catches this year with Ekeler getting around 55 catches in 2024. It's an exciting backfield with upside for Fantasy GMs (and playmaking ability for rookie QB Jayden Daniels).

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  Bears | Khalil Herbert not a lock to make team?    Wed Jul 10, 03:33 AM

Chicago Bears RB Khalil Herbert may feel the crunch on cut down day this summer with Roschon Johnson in the mix, Travis Homer occupying a spot on special teams and D'Andre Swift locked in as the starting running back, according to Brendan Sugrue of Bears Wire.

Footballguys view: Herbert is a talented runner who could start elsewhere in the league. He just happens to be behind two talented runners in Chicago. Herbert will have to prove his worth on special teams if he's going to make the roster as the no.3 back on the depth chart. If cut, some team would scoop him up quickly.

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  NFL | Leonard Fournette ready for another year    Tue Jul 9, 02:11 PM

Free-agent RB Leonard Fournette (Bills) is 'in the best shape of his career,' according to his agent, who expects him to 'have a new home soon.'

Footballguys view: Fournette's agents, Ari Nissim and Pat Capra, had Adam Schefter post on social media that Fournette wants to be in training camp. While the newly hired reps succeeded in getting the word out, whether any teams want the 29-year-old Fournette remains an open question. Profootballtalk.com reminded readers that after the Buccaneers released him in March of 2023, it took Fournette seven months to sign with another team, and when the Bills finally signed him in October, he managed just 12 carries for 40 yards in two games. At this point, he's a long shot to make a regular-season roster.

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  Cardinals | James Conner locked into starting role    Sun Jul 7, 03:13 PM

Arizona Cardinals RB James Conner is 'locked into a starter role' entering the 2024 season, according to Jess Root of Cards Wire on Saturday, July 6.

Footballguys view: That sounds about right. We like rookie RB Trey Benson, the Cardinals' third-round pick out of Florida State, but he's going to work his way into the league as a backup to Conner. From a fantasy perspective, Conner is a low-end RB2 with upside.

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  Buccaneers | Rachaad White has 'no real competition'    Sun Jul 7, 03:08 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Rachaad White will have 'no real competition at training camp,' according to Jason Kanno of Bucs Wire on Sunday, July 7.

Footballguys view: The Buccaneers selected Oregon RB Bucky Irving in the fourth round of the 2024 NFL draft, but he's more of a change-of-pace back who can catch a lot of passes out of the backfield. White is the lead back, and it's clear-cut that he'll get most of the touches. He's an RB2 for Fantasy GMs with the ability (and opportunity) to crack the top-10 at the position like he did last year when he was the no.8 fantasy running back in standard-scoring leagues.

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  Browns | Jerome Ford made his own breaks in 2023    Fri Jul 5, 02:32 PM

Cleveland Browns RB Jerome Ford averaged a broken tackle once every 7.8 carries last season, which ranked third among qualified runners in the league, according to Pro Football Reference.

Footballguys view: Ford does a good job creating his own space by breaking tackles and setting up defenders to take bad angles. We'll see Ford as the primary backup to Nick Chubb this season, but he could post starter's numbers if Chub misses time again.

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  Steelers | Jaylen Warren was a tackle-breaking machine in 2023    Fri Jul 5, 01:47 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Jaylen Warren averaged a broken tackle once every 5.5 carries last season, which was easily the best mark among qualified runners in the league, according to Pro Football Reference. The next closest player was James Conner at 7.7.

Footballguys view: Just like Najee Harris, Warren breaks tackles regularly. The Steelers will use both to soften up defenses with QB Russell Wilson (if he wins the starting job) picking up some rushing yards as well. Fantasy GMs are selecting both Warren and Harris in the RB20-RB25 range.

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  Steelers | Najee Harris excelled after contact in 2023    Fri Jul 5, 10:25 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Najee Harris led all players with 618 yards after contact last season, according to Pro Football Reference.

Footballguys view: Harris has a game that is built off power and yards after contact. That should continue to be the case so long as he can stay healthy. Harris has a style that will have him absorbing a lot of contact. That's why the Steelers will continue to use Harris in tandem with Jaylen Warren. Both Harris and Warren are being drafted in the RB20-RB25 range.

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  Rams | Kyren Williams expected to be starter    Thu Jul 4, 02:43 PM

Los Angeles Rams RB Kyren Williams is expected to be the starter with RB Blake Corum serving as more of a change-of-pace back, in the opinion of beat writer Adam Grosbard. Williams has the trust of head coach Sean McVay more than former Rams RB Cam Akers ever did, according to Grosbard.

Footballguys view: Williams has fallen from his early offseason ADP in the second round, but that might be ill-advised if Corum is merely a backup who gives the starter a spell from time to time during the game. He's an enticing pick in the third round, especially if you haven't taken a running back in the first two rounds. We will be watching to see if the foot issue that cost him some spring practices is still lingering when camp opens later this month.

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  Packers | Josh Jacobs hopes for more catches    Thu Jul 4, 02:43 PM

Green Bay Packers RB Josh Jacobs said he wants to show that he can be a bigger part of the passing game this season and is willing to be a blocker in the backfield in some situations.

Footballguys view: Jacobs has an everydown back profile, but Packers head coach Matt LaFleur likes to use running back committees and the team drafted Marshawn Lloyd in the third round. Lloyd has already gotten rave reviews, so we should expect the rookie to get more work than the backs behind Jacobs got with the Raiders. Still, if this offense is among the league's best and Jacobs returns to 2022 efficiency levels, he can still return value on his modest fifth round draft price in best ball leagues.

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  Vikings | Cam Akers may return to MIN    Thu Jul 4, 02:43 PM

Free-agent RB Cam Akers (Vikings) is expected to re-sign with the Minnesota Vikings if he passes his physical, according to The Pioneer Press' Charley Walters.

Footballguys view: Akers was traded to the Vikings in September last year and ran 38 times for 138 yards and a touchdown while catching 11 passes for 70 yards in six games before suffering a season-ending Achilles injury in November. Akers also tore his Achilles in July 2021 and recovered in time to play for the Rams on their way to a Super Bowl win. Akers would join Aaron Jones, Ty Chandler, Kene Nwangwu, Myles Gaskin, and DeWayne McBride on the running back depth chart in Minnesota.

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