Fantasy Football News - According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons will release veteran running back Michael Turner. The Burner was due 6.9 million dollars this upcoming season, and with his play regressing rapidly over the past couple of seasons, this doesn’t come as a shock.
FFLockerRoom Take - While Turner has seen his numbers and speed decline in recent years, he’s still a producing fantasy running back. As much as I don’t like to own the guy (He’s been on my personal do not draft list for the past two years), he has scored double-digit touchdowns in 5 straight years and finished the 2012/13 season as the 17th best RB in standard scoring formats. I guess what I’m trying to say is, the guy still has some fantasy value. The question will be, which team wants an aging RB that can still pound it on the goal line occasionally?
My early guess is the Patriots… It’s just what they do.
Another shot in the dark, throw out to the interwebs came from Kevin Acee. He speculates th...