Tag Archives: Saquon Barkley

Fantasy Battle: Which Running Back Should go 1.01?

Mike Fanelli | Aug 24th, 2019 

Almost every year, fantasy owners picking early in the first round target bell cow running backs as they are worth their weight in gold. This year there are four running backs in that group: Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey, Alvin Kamara, and Ezekiel Elliott. A month ago, these four running backs were being drafted all in the top four picks according to Fantasy Football Calculator. However, since Zeke is currently holding out, his ADP has dropped down a little to 1.05 and is the fifth player being taken on average, behind the other three running backs and DeAndre Hopkins.

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New York Giants 2019 Season Outlook

The Maj | August 10th, 2019

The New York Giants were supposed to take a step forward in 2018 with a new General Manager and coaching staff but instead, they stumbled starting with the 2nd overall pick in the NFL draft. Everyone speculated that the Giants would use the draft selection to take Eli Manning’s heir apparent but instead took a stud running back by the name of Saquon Barkley.

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NFL Rookie Hype List: Hit or Miss?

Anthony Smith | August 5th, 2019

With 32 teams in the midst of regular-season preparation via training camp practices, we often see the hype for rookies spin out of control. It seems like every year without fail, NFL Twitter gets a hold of a couple clips of a corner making a nice interception, or a running back juking a linebacker and leaving them in the dust, and proclaims them as the next great thing. I’m here to look at seven players that were drafted in April that have seen a ton of chatter, and to give my predictions on if they will prove worthy from day one.

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Fantasy Football Round Table: Hall of Fame Game Edition

Mike Fanelli, Joshua Abbe, Givanni Damico, Frank Dyevoich, Connor Neal | August 1st, 2019

The 2019 NFL season is right around the corner! The Hall of Fame Game between the Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos is tonight, meaning we have just five weeks till opening night. That time will (hopefully) go by quickly. In the meanwhile, it is never too early to get started on building the ultimate fantasy football team. To help with that, the Scorecrow family has put together a mini-series with a handful of writers giving you their opinions on five questions. Be sure to follow all of the writers on twitter and ask any questions you may have regarding their answers. Without further ado, let’s get into it.

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Players to Avoid: Christian McCaffrey

Frank Ammirante | July 30th, 2019

Dominance in 2018 High Expectations for 2019

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey is a terrific all-purpose threat who can run between the tackles and take a screen pass to the end zone. He’s one of the best pass-catching backs in the NFL. McCaffrey broke out in a big way in 2018:

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Top 12 Fantasy Running Backs: Hall of Fame Week Edition

Mike Fanelli | July 29th, 2019

The 2019 NFL season is almost here! Well, the preseason at least. The Hall of Fame game between the Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos is just a few days away. The regular season is a little more than five weeks away, but football is back baby! Of course, that means redraft fantasy leagues will be drafting left and right over the next month or so. With that in mind, here are my top 12 running backs for the 2019 season.

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Is Eli Manning’s Time Up In New York?

Dale Money | February 14th, 2019

Missing the playoffs for the sixth time in seven years, the New York Giants offense was simply never able to gel into the well-oiled machine that was expected of them with the dynamic playmakers on its roster including Odell Beckham and Saquon Barkley.

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