Does Alfred Blue re-enter RB2 territory?

Adam Eastman discusses Week 7 fantasy performances and their impact on the prominent running back timeshares.

| 1 year ago
(AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

(AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

Does Alfred Blue re-enter RB2 territory?


Arian Foster’s injury opens the door for Alfred Blue, Darren McFadden runs wild, Detroit’s coaching staff in flux, and several other Week 7 performances affected running back timeshares around the NFL.

Dallas Cowboys – McFadden Seizes Opportunity

The narrative circulating around the Cowboys’ running back committee leading up to their Week 7 matchup against the rival Giants was about the planned unveiling of Christine Michael. Some reports conjectured that Michael would be featured, and receive anywhere between 15-20 touches.

Those that maintained the top waiver priority in their leagues likely burned that asset for Michael. Others who had the foresight to roster Michael weeks before he began taking the majority of “1st team reps,” made moves to capitalize on the extraordinary delusions and madness of crowds. To illustrate the degree of the hype, the following was a trade accepted in a 14-team league I participate in:

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