NFL Week 3 Daily Fantasy Football RB Strategy & Picks

This is in no particular order (except game time).

RB – LeSean McCoy $9,600  – GAME WAS THURSDAY
One of the best plays, still is solid even if he has a down week because he catches the ball enough in PPR’s.

RB – Jamaal Charles – $8,800 – GAME WAS THURSDAY
RB’s haven’t always gone off against Philly, but KC may look to control the ball in this one.


RB – Darren Sproles $6,500
Your hoping he gets 5+ catches in a PPR format, otherwise he’s overpriced. Got popped last week and is an injury concern.

RB – Adrian Peterson $8,900
The Browns actually are solid against the run … there are better options than AP.

RB – Trent Richardson $6,700
JUST GOT TRADED TO THE COLTS – Goes against a tough 49ers D … but he’s not that expensive, however he probably won’t be used much in the passing game until he picks up the offense.

RB – Joique Bell – $4,600
If Reggie Bush can’t go – this will be a risky … but possibly huge value/sleeper of the week.

RB – Alfred Morris – $7,200
Got busy last week for the 1st time, and is a solid play against a team giving up 4.1 yards per carry.

RB – James Starks – $5,000
Won’t be a ‘sleeper’ based on how he played last week and I expect him in ~20% of lineups this week. I don’t like his matchup against the strength of the Bengals D.

RB – BenJarvus Green-Ellis – $4,500
Is the starter and gets the bulk of the load. Just not active enough in the passing game to make him worth it.

RB – Giovani Bernard –
Had 2 TD’s last week and gets touches in the red-zone … just still very risky play with BJGE still fully healthy.

RB – Bernard Pierce – $4,500
If Ray Rice doesn’t play, I think slipping Pierce into your lineup is ok … problem is there will be plenty of other grinders that insert him into their lineups as well.

RB – Arian Foster – $8,100
Baltimore is still tough against the run giving up only 130 yards on the ground through 2 weeks.

RB – Chris Johnson $6,700 Good Price If He Gets A TD
The Chargers have given up 4.4 yards per carry through 2 games, and Tennessee runs more than most teams.

RB – Ryan Matthews – $5,000
The Titans have given up 4.7 yards per carry through 2 weeks to RB’s.

RB – DeMarco Murray – $6,300
The team wants to get him more involved and there’s not much pressure from a backup RB on this team.

RB – Daryl Richardson – $4,100
If he can get 5 – 6 catches, he provides sleeper value at the RB position. Has yet to score a TD though.

RB – Doug Martin – $8,500
Got over 100 yards last week, but the lack of catches & TD’s leaves you with better options at RB in a PPR.

RB – C.J. Spiller – $7,500
If he gets a TD this week and runs/catches like he should … he’s a great play this week at that price.

RB – Marshawn Lynch – $9,000
With Seattle expected to be up big, Lynch should get plenty of touches.

RB – Matt Forte – $7,800 Decent Mid-Priced Option
Should have plenty of opportunities against a weak Steelers team.

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