Fantasy Football Handcuff Report: Backfields in Flux
Howard Bender updates the fantasy football handcuff grid and shares thoughts on potential backfield changes in the NFL.
The first two weeks of the season haven’t been disastrous, but we’ve certainly seen a few running back situations go into flux. We’ve had some injuries change around who’s getting the touches and we’ve seen a bit of movement across the handcuffs, so it’s always important to keep tabs on which situations are changing. Here’s a look at some of the teams you’re going to need to monitor as you pick up free agents and make changes to your lineups:
Baltimore Ravens – The only major change from last week is Kenneth Dixon landing on IR. Alex Collins is still the lead back, but take notice of John Harbaugh’s use of Javorius Allen at the goal-line. It’s tough to say whether this is something Harbaugh will continue to do, but here’s hoping that he wakes up and realizes that, just like last year’s second half of the season, if he gives Collins the touches, the guy will produce.
Buffalo Bills – With LeSean McCoy dealing with a rib issue, all eyes are on the back-ups and people are...