Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.
NFL owners have passed a player safety rule barring ball carriers from using the crown of their helmets to make contact with a defender in the open field.
Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.