The Main Event: Chris “Beanie” Wells vs. Knowshon Moreno
The running back position has been super saturated as of late, but the 2009 NFL draft provides fantasy fanatics with two potential future stars in Wells and
Which rookie running back will have the best fantasy year in ‘09?
I am confident that Wells will be the rookie of the year in ‘09. This is a match made in heaven. Wells fell further than anyone expected – including the Cardinals. He’s the right player on the right team. If
Which rookie runner top your dynasty ranks?
I project Wells to have the more immediate impact, with a less-resistant/crowded path to a starting role. Although “Beanie” should have a stronger rookie campaign,
Many draft experts had
The longer that Thomas Jones stays out of Jets camp, the higher Greene’s stock will rise. Jones has little bargaining power in negotiations for the Jets already have drafted his replacement in Greene. Contract questions are still swarming around Jones, but his agent has said that he is to return to team activities this week. The impact of Greene on Jones’ touches is a “wait and see” situation. But a good running game is a rookie quarterback’s best friend. Look for the Jets to pound the rock often as Mark Sanchez gathers experience. Keep an eye on Jets camp to see how the situation pans out.
James Davis’ situation in
Bernard Scott has reportedly shown a decent burst in
Don’t be looking for Gartrell Johnson to be the successor to LaDanian Tomlinson’s throne. Johnson is more of a FB/RB hybrid. With his versatility to run and block, and with the recent success of LeRon McClain and Peyton Hillis, Johnson could find his way onto the field. But unless he locks down goal-line duties for the Chargers, I don’t see him doing anything extraordinary fantasy-wise in ‘09.
A guy that I would not mind gambling on is Rashard Jennings out of