Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 7/8/13
With the start of the 2013 NFL regular season just about two months away, let’s take an early look at the fantasy football landscape—ranking the Top 20 running backs in the game. Photo Credit: Vikings.com 1. Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings) An injury that could threaten the career of most NFL running backs was shrugged off by “All Day” like a hangnail.  All Peterson did was challenge the NFL’s single-season rushing record with 2,097 yards while posting his sixth straight season with double-digit touchdowns. 2. Arian Foster (Houston Texans) Foster scored a total of 17 touchdowns (15 TDs on the ground) in 2012.  He had 1,424 rushing yards and caught the exact same number of passes (40) for the exact same amount of yards (217) as Peterson.  While his 400-yard drop in receiving yards from 2011 may be a slight cause for concern, Foster is still coming off three consecutive monster years. [RELATED: Who Are the 10 Best Role Models in the NFL Today?] 3. Trent Richardson (Cleveland Browns...
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