Running Backs

Some big names, and names that contributed solidly for you in 2014, could be finding new homes this coming year:

PLAYER

2014 TEAM

2015 TEAM

CONTRACT INFO

FANTASY NOTES

AHMAD BRADSHAW

IND

JUSTIN FORSETT

BAL

BAL

3YR/$9M

CAREER YR IN 2014 W 1266 RUSH YARDS & 8TDS; 30 YEARS OLD BUT NOT MUCH WARE ON HIM (346 TOTAL CARRIES PRE2014); FINISHED 8TH AMONG RBS IN 2014

FRANK GORE

SF

IND

3YR/$12M

1000 YARDS EVERY YEAR SINCE 2006 NOT COUNTING INJURED 2010; FINISHED AS TOP TIER RB2 LAST 4 YRS; LUCK BEST QB HE HAS PLAYED WITH; FINISHED 16TH AMONG RBS IN 2014

MARK INGRAM

NO

NO

4YR/$16M

CAREER HIGHS IN YARDS (964), TDS (9), CATCHES (29), AND RECEIVING YARDS (145) IN 2014 IN JUST 13 GAMES; 15TH AMONG RBS IN 2014. SAINTS RELEASED PIERRE THOMAS.

RYAN MATHEWS

SD

PHI

3YR/$11.5M

2 YRS HE PLAYED 14+ GAMES, BOTH TIMES HITTING 1400+ TOTAL YARDS AND 6+ TDS; FINISHED 7TH & 12TH WHEN PLAYING 14+ GAMES

DARREN MCFADDEN

OAK

DAL

2YR/$8.5M

PLAYED 16 GAMES IN SEASON JUST ONCE (2014); HASN’T AVG DOUBLE-DIGIT POINTS SINCE 2012 W 12; EXPECT DAL TO ADD RBS VIA DRAFT/FA; FINISHED 39TH AMONG RBS IN 2014

KNOWSHOW MORRENO

MIA

DEMARCO MURRAY

DAL

PHI

5YR/$42M

1100+ YARDS & 9+ TDS EACH PF LAST 2 YRS; NFL IN RUSHING IN 2014 W 1845 YRADS, LED RBS W 13TDS; 1ST AMONG RBS IN 2014 W 304 POINTS

RAY RICE

STEVEN RIDLEY

NE

NYJ

1YR/$1.25M

SHANE VEREEN

NE

NYG

4YR/$16M

MORE VALUABLE PPR LEAGUES; WILL BE CHANGE-OF-PACE RB IN NY; AVG 10.5 POINTS PER GAME LAST 3 YRS; FINISHED 20TH AMONG RBS IN 2014 (PPR)

C.J. SPILLER

BUF

NO

4YR/$18M

SHOULD SEE DARREN SPROLES-TYPE ROLE IN NO; BREES BEST QB HES HAD THUS FAR; PLAYED 9 GAMES IN 2014; FINSHED 71ST AMONG RBS IN 2014

CHRIS JOHNSON

NYJ

DEANGELO WILLIAMS

CAR

PIT

2YR/$4M

ON WRONG SIDE OF 30 (32); HASN’T AVG DOUBLE-DIGIT POINTS SINCE 2009; PLAYED 6 GAMES IN 2014; FINISHED 90TH AMONG RBS IN 2014

PIERRE THOMAS

NO

STEVEN JACKSON

ATL

ROY HELU

WSH

OAK

2YR/$4M

SIGNED TO BE PASS-CATCHING BACK WITH MJD RETIRED AND MCFADDEN GONE; AVG 40-369-1 IN SEASONS APPEARING IN 14+ GAMES; ONLY FLEX IN PPR LEAGUES

TRENT RICHARDSON

IND

OAK

2YRS/$3.85M

REGGIE BUSH

DET

SF

1YR/$2.5M

ONLY APPEARED IN ALL 16 GAMES ONCE IN LAST 8 YRS (2012); NOW 30; WILL BE BACK UP TO CARLOS HYDE; FINISHED 50TH AMONG RBS IN 2014 (42ND PPR)

***RUNNING BACK MOVES VIA TRADE***

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