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Would You Draft a Jets Running Back in Fantasy Football?

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Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
I pose this question to you today. In your fantasy football league do you plan on drafting a Jets running back?

I am not. On the Jets' first depth chart, they had Chris Ivory, Chris Johnson, and Bilal Powell all listed on the first string. This seems to indicate they want to utilize all three. A big part of fantasy production for backs is volume. It is difficult to put up yardage if a back is splitting carries with another. Dividing that pot into three compounds the problem.

This strategy might allow all of the backs to avoid a pounding and stay fresh, helping a real football team, but it is bad news for a fantasy owner.

What do you think?

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