Few positions make or break a fantasy season quite like running back. While wide receivers can be wildly unpredictable from week to week and more and more quarterbacks are putting up big numbers, a good running back can provide an owner with the most valuable commodity in fantasy sports:
Nothing is more stabilizing in an unpredictable endeavor like fantasy football than a running back who consistently hovers around 100 yards and a touchdown per week. Those players are hard to come by, of course, which is why they are so valuable. Failing to nail your early-round running back selections is fantasy suicide.
But don't fret, folks. I'm here to help with my top 10 running backs for this season. Let's break them down.
(Note: All fantasy rankings from last season are from ESPN standard-scoring leagues.)