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I'll be the first to admit that when I do a fantasy football draft, I'm always iffy about landing someone in the first round who is NOT a running back. Let's say that I have the 9th pick and Calvin Johnson falls to me, how do I pass on him, right? Right.Well, fortunately for me and my fantasy football game, I became fully aware that there is still plenty of talent available outside of just the first round in terms of running backs. With that being said though, you don't want to get stuck with one of the busts of the draft at running back as one of your starters, because it can completely ruin your fantasy season from the word go...unless you catch some luck on the waiver wire.That's why I'm writing this, and below I'm checking into three fantasy football running backs in 2013 who are poised to be busts.Steven Jackson - Atlanta FalconsI was on the bandwagon, and then I jumped off the bandwagon. This isn't only because of the fact that Jackson looked ...
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The Atlanta Falcons finally resembled something close to a preseason Super Bowl contender in their 27-23 loss to the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night. The second game of the preseason showcased more of the starters’ talent as well as the backup players’ potential.
The Atlanta Falcons starters truly out-shined the reigning Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens outscoring them 20...
Atlanta running back Steven Jackson looks to be a perfect fit for the Falcons' offense after rushing eight times for 42 yards and catching a pass for 13 yards in the second exhibition games of the season Thursday.Fantasy Spin:Jackson will give Atlanta's offense a new dynamic in 2013 replacing the plodding Michael Turner. The Falcons' offense looked very strong in posting...
Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was taken out of Friday night’s game against the Patriots after taking a knee to the head.
The initial reports were that Martin suffered a concussion. It was confirmed after the game that those reports were false.
Doug Martin did not sustain a concussion in today's game against the Patriots.
— Pewter Report (@PewterReport) August 17,...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin exited last
night’s second preseason contest against the New England Patriots with a head
injury. While there was immediate concern of a concussion, head coach Greg
Schiano told reporters – including Rick Stroud of The Tampa Bay Times – after
the game that he believes Martin is “going to be fine.”
"I think Doug is going...
All eyes around the NFL turned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’
second preseason game the other night against the New England Patriots when it began
being reported that running back Doug Martin exited the game with a head
injury. While there was initially a scare that the injury was
concussion-related, Martin told reporters after the game – including Stephen F. Holder of The Tampa...
Buccaneers running back Doug Martin said he passed all concussion tests and could have returned to the game had it been important.Fantasy Spin:Fantasy owners who have already drafted and were holding their breath as the top-five pick went down, may now exhale. Hopefully the Bucs' coaches will teach him how to pass block without using his head. Martin is set for another huge season...
FOXBORO, Mass. — The Buccaneers suffered a loss during the first quarter of their preseason game with the Patriots on Friday night.
Buccaneers Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin took a knee to the head while pass protecting for quarterback Josh Freeman late in the first quarter. He spent some time talking with the Tampa Bay training staff before being taken back to the locker room...
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His team picked third:
RB Doug Martin
RB Steven Jackson
WR Larry Fitzgerald
WR Danny Amendola
RB Le’Veon Bell
QB Matthew Stafford
RB Montee Ball
QB Tony Romo
TE Jared Cook
WR Vincent Brown
K Matt Bryant
I was very happy with the way the draft went. The only real regret I have was...