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2016 Fantasy Football Solid/Safe Picks

Solid/Safe Pick: A player with good potential and low risk. Players in this category are statistically consistent from year to year. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary

We have classified the following players as Safe Picks for 2016. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.

Name Pos Team Age Yrs
Exp.
Pos. Rank
Peyton Barber RB TB 22 R Unranked
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Update 11/11/16

Doug Martin turned in a limited practice this week, but he may be a week away from carrying the full load. Barber should get one week w... Read More
Knile Davis RB KC 25 3 Unranked
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Update 10/29/16

Mentally, it is tough to get a handle on Knile's value this week. The Packers can't really rely on Montgomery or Cobb to run a high vol... Read More
Kenneth Farrow RB SD 23 R Unranked
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Update 12/16/16

Farrow jumped into the lead role at RB for the Chargers in Week 14 when Melvin Gordon went down with an injury. Kenneth finished with 2... Read More
DuJuan Harris RB SF 28 5 Unranked
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Update 11/11/16

Harris took advantage of his opportunity last week. He gained 142 combined yards on 15 touches with five catches and a TD. The 49ers ga... Read More
Don Jackson RB GB   R Unranked
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Update 11/05/16

You could say that Jackson is the last man standing at RB in Green Bay after they released Knile Davis this week. Over the last two gam... Read More
Jacquizz Rodgers RB TB 27 5 Unranked
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Update 12/30/16

Rodgers will get the start again in Week 17 with Doug Martin suspended for four games. Last week Jacquizz had 78 combined yards with a ... Read More
Danny Woodhead Contract Year Player RB SD 32 8 Unranked
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I have to admit I missed on Woodhead's value in 2015. The Chargers passing offense made a huge step forward as a result of a poor running game. This led to the RBs being m... Read More

Eddie Lacy Contract Year Player RB GB 26 3 RB - #10
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Update (10/13): Lacy ran the ball well last week (11/81), but his game was cut short by an ankle injury. The latest reports have Eddie playing while Jame... Read More

Doug Martin Contract Year Player RB TB 28 4 RB - #11
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Update 12/23/16

Martin has fewer than 3.0 yards per rush in three straight games and fewer than 4.0 yards per rush in eight games played in 2016. Over ... Read More
C.J. Anderson Contract Year Player RB DEN 26 3 RB - #12
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Update 10/29/16

Anderson had his first 100-yard rushing game of the season last week (16/107/1), but he finished with on the losing side of snaps (29) ... Read More
Thomas Rawls RB SEA 23 1 RB - #14
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Update 12/23/16

After flashing explosiveness in Week 13 (118 combined yards with two TDs and a catch on 16 touches), Rawls has been quiet over the last... Read More
DeMarco Murray RB TEN 29 5 RB - #15
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Update 12/30/16

Murray face planted again in Week 16 (60 combined yards with two catches). Over his last five games, DeMarco only has one rushing TDs w... Read More
Latavius Murray Contract Year Player RB OAK 27 3 RB - #16
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Update 12/30/16

Murray was outplayed by the RB2 and RB3 on the Raiders in Week 16. Latavius finished with 17 touches for 51 yards compared to 117 combi... Read More
Giovani Bernard RB CIN 25 3 RB - #19
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Update 11/18/16

After four straight games with mid-teen points (15.60, 13.40, 15.70, and 13.6) in PPR leagues, Gio struggled in Week 10 (36 combined ya... Read More
Jeremy Hill RB CIN 24 2 RB - #22
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Update 12/30/16

Last week Hill was only on the field for 13 plays leading to seven rushes for eight yards. He missed practice on Wednesday, which puts ... Read More
Justin Forsett RB DEN 31 8 RB - #42
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Update 10/29/16

I thought Forsett looked good last week when given a chance to make plays. Justin was on the field for only 16 plays leading to 10 touch... Read More
Alex Collins RB SEA 22 R RB - #69
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Update 12/30/16

Alex has a reasonable chance to start in Week 17 with Thomas Rawls suffering a shoulder injury last week. Collins finished with 47 comb... Read More
Mike Gillislee Contract Year Player RB BUF 26 3 RB - #73
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Update 12/10/16

Gillislee missed Week 12 with a hamstring issue. The Bills had his listed as questionable headed into Sunday, but Mike played. He ended... Read More
LeSean McCoy RB BUF 28 7 RB - #8
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Update 12/30/16

McCoy made Fantasy owners a ton of money over month or so. Over the last five game, LeSean averaged just 150 yards per game with six TDs... Read More
Zach Zenner RB DET 25 1 RB - #80
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Update 10/29/16

Over the last two games, Zach had 106 combined yards with two catches and a TD on 25 touches. Last week Zenner was on the field for 32 ... Read More
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