Last year was generally a terrible year for running backs in fantasy football. With some big names now on new teams or now retired, who are going to be the top fantasy producing running backs in 2016? Let's analyze five running backs with big expectations as well as a sleeper RB with the potential to have big fantasy impact this coming season.
There are a few players in the upcoming draft who have the potential to put up some nice fantasy numbers in 2016. Jared Goff and Carson Wentz look to be drafted in the 1st round and, if drafted by a QB needy team, could likely start their rookie season. Let's analyze their prospects as well as a few other players with the potential to have fantasy impact this coming season.
Aaron Rodgers underwent arthroscopic knee surgery after the season. The procedure took place "within days" of the Packers' January 16 playoff loss to Arizona. A source told ESPN's Rob Demovsky that Rodgers' surgery was a "minor scope," and described it as a "clean-up of an old injury."