Unlike past years when I wrote about fantasy football handcuffs, designating a true handcuff for 2013 is becoming harder and harder to pin point. Especially 5 that are worth writing about. With teams continuing to use more of a two-back system, or the dreaded Running Back By Committee, distinguishing a worthy handcuff to draft in the later rounds behind a stud running back isn’t as easy as it used to be. Many backups are starting to have their own fantasy value, which means the chances of them being snagged by another owner earlier than usual is greater than it used to be.
Aside from those teams who are expected to use more than one running back like the Patriots (Ridley/Vereen) and the Bengals (BGE/Bernard), there are also those other teams who do have a true workhorse, but have backups who I wouldn’t trust to get me through one game let alone multiple ones.
Can anyone really trust Jacquizz Rodgers if Steven Jackson missed more than a game or two? Not me.
So after doing much fanta...