In my first two articles of this series, I did my best to decode the San Francisco 49ers backfield and the Baltimore Ravens backfield heading into this season. Those two offenses have significant fantasy value, especially on the ground. Identifying the best player for his specific value can make a big difference in the success of your fantasy team.
As difficult as it is to determine the dispersal of touches in a backfield with incumbents, it’s even more challenging to predict how a running back room will look when both projected starters are new to the team. That’s what we’re looking at this season with the Miami Dolphins. On an ascending offense with talented playmakers, how will Jordan Howard and Matt Breida share the load?
Jordan Howard – ADP RB43
Howard started his career with the Chicago Bears by way of a fifth-round pick in 2016. In his three years with the Bears, Howard was a dependable and productive real and fantasy football player. In each of those first three seasons, he topped 250 carries, 930 rushing yards (twice beating the 1,000-yard mark), 20 receptions, and six touchdowns.