Fantasy Football's Dynasty Sleepers: NY Giants Running Backs

Football ManiaxsSenior Writer IFebruary 19, 2010

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 11:  Gartrell Johnson #33 of the New York Giants runs the ball against the Oakland Raiders on October 11, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Raiders 44-7.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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By Sean Haugh.

Seekers of the deep Fantasy Football sleeper know that the New York Giants have a knack for identifying and stockpiling young RB talent. Recently, Ryan Grant found great success once he won his transfer to the Packers.

Meanwhile, the mystique was enough to get Tampa Bay to trade for Derrick Ward, although he has not achieved so much for his owners.

But now there’s a new path to fantasy success in New York with the breakdown of Brandon Jacobs. He could bounce back, but it is more likely that Jacobs is essentially done in New York.

Ahmad Bradshaw is a capable bye week fill in but will probably not be given anything approaching full time duties.

The Giants currently have three RBs on their depth chart below the two main committee members. Each one is worth a look.

Andre Brown, Giants – Brown lost his rookie season to a ruptured Achilles tendon in training camp.  This is an extremely difficult injury from which to recover. However, reports on his progress are cautiously optimistic. The silver lining for those who have Brown stashed away is we’ll know fairly early if the Giants send him away with an injury settlement...

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