2016 Fantasy Football Studs: RB

 
 
 
 
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2016 Fantasy Football Studs

Stud: A NFL player who has proved himself to be a top scoring player at his position. These players should be started each week regardless of match-up and should only be benched during bye weeks and significant injuries. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary

Our writers have classified the following players as studs for 2016. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.

Name Pos Team Age Yrs
Exp.
Pos. Rank
Adrian Peterson RB MIN 31 9 Unranked
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After missing 15 games in 2014, Peterson led the NFL in rushing yards (1485) with a league-high 327 attempts. He scored double digit TDs (11) for the eighth time in his ca... Read More

David Johnson RB ARI 24 1 RB - #1
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Over the first 11 games of the 2015 season, Johnson had 54 touches for 329 yards with eight TDs and 19 catches. David averaged 1.85 Fantasy points per touch over this str... Read More

Todd Gurley RB LAR 22 1 RB - #2
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Gurley missed the first two games of 2015 due his recovery from his torn ACL in his left knee. He had minimal snaps (14) in Week 3 leading to seven touches for 14 yards. ... Read More

Ezekiel Elliott RB DAL 21 R RB - #3
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Update (7/22): The path to greatness looks even brighter with Darren McFadden going down with his broken elbow. On my second run of my projections, I pen... Read More

Lamar Miller Contract Year Player RB HOU 25 4 RB - #4
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Rhythm within the offense has always been a problem for Miller over the last three seasons with the Dolphins. This issue has led to multiple games with short touches and ... Read More

Le'Veon Bell Contract Year Player RB PIT 24 3 RB - #5
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Update (7/30): Le'Veon Bell decided to bounce out of a spring piss test, which is an automatic failure to the NFL's drug testing policy. He earned himse... Read More

Devonta Freeman RB ATL 24 2 RB - #6
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There was a lot to like about Freeman in 2015. He was the best back in the league from Week 3 to Week 8 when Devonta had 956 combined yards with nine TDs and 33 catches o... Read More

Mark Ingram RB NO 26 5 RB - #7
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The biggest area of concern for Ingram in 2015 was his upside in the passing game. Over 13 games in 2014, he caught 29 of his 36 targets for 145 yards, but he gained only... Read More

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