Willis McGahee, RB, Denver Broncos
School: Miami (FL)
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Willis McGahee can still play at a high level, as evidence just take a look at the first 9 games of 2012 before he was hurt. He was averaging a respectable 4.4 YPC and tallied three 100+ yard games. He also became more involved in the passing game catching 26 receptions, the most he’s had since 2007 when he was playing for the Bills.
But as we all know, he’s old, and he’s coming off of an injury that required surgery late in the season. And mentioning old with the running back position don’t usually go well together. The positives for McGahee is that the Bronco’s really don’t have an answer to replace him just yet. Sure, Moreno was decent (whom I actually like a lot) but he doesn’t have the size and blocking ability that Willis can provide. That and the added fact is, he didn’t run a whole lot in Baltimore, so his legs don’t have the mileage som...