Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/13/14

CLEVELAND - NOVEMBER 16: Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens runs the ball in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on November 16, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
The running back position is in shambles coming into the 2012 football season. Aside from the big three of Foster, Rice and McCoy each of the other backs are jam-packed with questions. Whether it is recovering from an off-season injury, taking on a larger workload or taking part in an ongoing holdout, the position has no certainty at all to this point. With so many risks and concerns it was tough to find some runners on the rise, but some circumstances have allowed for backs to take advantage of their fortune and rise on boards. Risers: Players who are moving up on fantasy draft boards.Rashad Jennings: The highly publicized holdout of Maurice Jones-Drew which reportedly will go into the regular season has Rashad Jennings flying up big boards. Jennings has had a very impressive training camp and stellar preseason where he has rushed 36 times for 175 yards, a very impressive 4.86 yards per carry. Head Coach Mike Mularkey has already indicated that Jennings will likely be the week one ...
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