Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/20/12
Ronnie Hillman (Denver Broncos)With Willis McGahee out at least 6 weeks, Ronnie Hillman steps into the picture as a potentially solid replacement. We don’t know how much of a time-share he will have with Lance Ball, but I think Hillman is the back who comes out on top in the last few weeks. Peyton Manning knows when to run the ball, and running backs have typically done pretty well with him under center. Hillman is a bit smaller than Ball, but he still may see some goal-line work. McGahee owners should be the first ones to pick up Hillman, but any team looking for some help at running back should also take a look at Hillman.Beanie Wells (Arizona Cardinals)Beanie Wells is slated to return to the field this week, and I don’t see LaRod Stephens-Howling being a factor except for third downs as long as Wells is healthy. The Cardinals offense has been absolutely pathetic for most of the season, but Wells may give them some help. He put up huge numbers in a couple games last year, and I th...
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