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2018 Fantasy Football NFC Depth Chart Battles

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Frank Stampfl June 22, 2018 8:43AM EDT

2018 Fantasy Football NFC Depth Chart Battles

Redskins, Running Back – Adrian Peterson vs. Rob Kelley vs. Samaje Perine

Update: Washington signed Adrian Peterson on August 20 to compete for early-down duties with Kelley and Perine. While with the Cardinals a season ago, Peterson averaged 74.7 rushing yards per game, which isn’t terrible but his efficiency hasn’t been there since 2015. At 33 years of age, he isn’t expected to be a workhorse but should see 10-12 touches per game. He should be targeted as a RB4/RB5.

Jay Gruden’s offense hasn’t produced a 1,000-yard rusher since Alfred Morris back in 2014. In fact, no running back has had more than 751 rushing yards in each of the past three seasons. Rob Kelley and Samaje Perine are part of the problem that has underwhelmed. Kelley hasn’t had a 100-yard rushing game since Week 11 of 2016. He battled health in 2017, which likely led to his paltry 3.1 yards per carry. Perine had back-to-back 100-yard rushing games against the Giants and Saints last season, an impressive feat for any rookie running back. Unfortunately, aside from those two games, Perine was wildly inefficient. Of the eight games he saw 12 carries, Perine was held below 4.0 yards per carry in six of them.

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