April 3rd, 2014
Do you prefer your fantasy football running back to be a big bruiser? The South has some good ones. Or maybe you like your running backs fast and shifty? The South has some pretty good ones there too.
Which running back from the AFC and NFC South divisions are you going to nominate for the Ultimate NFL RUSH Fantasy Football team?
AFC & NFC South - Running Backs
Arian Foster – Houston Texans
Arian missed a lot of games last season but is still one of the best backs in the NFL.
2013 Stats: 542 Rushing Yards – 2 TDs – 86 RUSH Fantasy Points
Steven Jackson – Atlanta Falcons
Can Jackson regain top form next season?
2013 Stats: 542 Rushing Yards – 7 TDs – 115 RUSH Fantasy Points
Chris Johnson – Tennessee Titans
Once the best fantasy football running back in the league, he still gained over 1,000 yards and 10 TDs in a "down" year.
2013 Stats: 1,077 Rushing Yards – 10 TDs – 198 RUSH Fantasy Points
Maurice Jones-Drew – Jacksonville Jaguars *
Pocket Hercules still has plenty left in the tank.
2013 Stats: 803 Rushing Yards – 5 TDs – 144 RUSH Fantasy Points
* Signed with the Oakland Raiders.
Trent Richardson – Indianapolis Colts
With a year of the Colts system under his belt, look for Trent to break out in 2014.
2013 Stats: 563 Rushing Yards – 4 TDs – 157 RUSH Fantasy Points
Zac Stacy – St. Louis Rams
Can you believe the Rams found this gem of a back in the fifth round of last years NFL Draft?
2013 Stats: 973 Rushing Yards – 8 TDs – 109 RUSH Fantasy Points
Pierre Thomas – New Orleans Saints
Thomas produces solid numbers for the Saints despite splitting carries with Mark Ingram.
2013 Stats: 549 Rushing Yards – 5 TDs – 134 RUSH Fantasy Points
DeAngelo Williams – Carolina Panthers
Williams is a steady performer for the Panthers but can he increase his TDs?
2013 Stats: 843 Rushing Yards – 4 TDs – 137 RUSH Fantasy Points