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2017 Fantasy Football Handcuff Picks

Fantasy Handcuff pick: A player with good potential and high risk. Players in this category are usually backups to high profile running backs. It is unlikely that they will score a lot of points, but if the starter goes down they'll be a safe start for at least a few weeks. It is important to draft these players to hedge the bet on your starting RB getting injured. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary

We have classified the following players as fantasy handcuff picks for 2017. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.

Name Pos Team Age Yrs
Exp.
Pos. Rank
Matt Breida RB SF 22 R RB - #49
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Update 10/20/17

Breida was a losing donation in all formats last week. The 49ers gave him only six touches for 36 yards. Matt was on the field for 17 o... Read More
James Conner RB PIT 22 R RB - #76
When watching the highlights of Conner, he looked to have the movements of a quarterback running the ball (Steve McNair was my though) with a fullback's mentality yet to he had deceiving long speed. His footwork is choppy but driving while running with a high style. Over about three seasons at Pitt in college, James rushed for 3733 yards on 668 carries with 56 TDs ... Read More
D'Onta Foreman RB HOU 21 R RB - #41
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Update 10/16/17

Foreman is listed questionable for this week's game with a hip issue. After having 35 touches for 175 yards and two catches over three ... Read More
Derrick Henry RB TEN 23 1 RB - #24
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Update 10/20/17

After two nothing games (6/7 and 4/9), Henry flashed the excitement Fantasy owners had in him on draft day against the Colts. Derrick h... Read More
Chris Ivory RB JAX 29 7 RB - #78
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Update 10/20/17

Ivory had his best game (81 combined yards with a TD and nine catches) of the season in Week 6 due to the Jaguars chasing on the scoreb... Read More
Darren McFadden Contract Year Player RB DAL 30 9 RB - #61
After missing the first 13 games of the season, the Cowboys gave McFadden 27 touches for 104 yards and three catches over the last three games of the year with minimal snaps. Over the three seasons before arriving in Dallas, McFadden averaged only 3.3 yards per rush. This number jumped to 4.6 with the Cowboys in 2015 leading to his best season since 2010 (1,417... Read More
Thomas Rawls Contract Year Player RB SEA 24 2 RB - #54
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Update 10/20/17

The Seattle RB situation continues to be messy. Two weeks ago, Rawls was on the field for a team high 32 plays compared to 19 by Eddie ... Read More
Jacquizz Rodgers RB TB 27 6 RB - #63
As a late replacement to the roster to cover the injuries in the backfield for Tampa in 2016, Rodgers had 658 combined yards on 142 touches with two TDs and 13 catches. His best success came in his first two games with starting snaps (129 combined yards and five catches and 163 combined yards with a catch). This season he'll compete for a backup role.

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Jonathan Williams RB --- 23 1 Unranked
Over three seasons with Arkansas, Williams gained 2321 yards rushing with 16 rushing TDs. He caught 26 balls for 345 yards and six more TDs. His best season was his junior year when Jon had 1255 combined yards with 11 catches and 14 TDs. He missed his senior season due to a left foot injury that required surgery. Williams has a nice combination of power and quickne... Read More
Sterling Shepard WR NYG 24 1 WR - #62
Yes, Sterling Shepard is a handcuff WR. If either Brandon Marshall or ODB are injured this season, the sky is the limit for Shepard in Year two. (Updated: 08/01/17) Giants wide receiver Read More
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