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Mailbag: January 14, 2023

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: breakout players for 2023. Ascending George Kittle. Alvin Kamara's suspension risk. Penalty-prone secondaries. And more. more »



Broncos veteran RB Murray still has it

When the season started, fantasy owners wondered about the backfield split between running backs JAVONTE WILLIAMS and MELVIN GORDON. With Williams out for the season and Gordon no longer with theMore team, it was veteran running back LATAVIUS MURRAY who led the backfield in Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Our little game is funny that way. The Broncos offense has struggled for much of the season, but Murray led the way on Sunday as he rushed for 130 yards and a touchdown. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: October 6 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 4 of the NFL regular season, then look ahead to tonight's Colts-Broncos matchup. Sponsored by Footballguys.  more »

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Broncos add veteran RB Murray

The Denver Broncos signed veteran running back LATAVIUS MURRAY this week to add backfield depth in the wake of the season ending injury to JAVONTE WILLIAMS. Murray played and scored aMore touchdown for the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday in London, returned home to learn of an opportunity in Denver, headed for the airport, and is now a member of the Broncos. Denver head coach Nathaniel Hackett said his staff is still “working through” what, if any, role Murray will have heading into Thursday night’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Less

Source: Denver Post


Broncos lose RB Williams for season due to torn ACL

Denver Broncos running back JAVONTE WILLIAMS tore the ACL in his right knee in Sunday’s game against the Las Vegas Raiders and will be out for the remainder of the 2022More NFL season. Williams sustained the injury on the first play of the third quarter of Sunday’s game while being tackled behind the line of scrimmage after taking a handoff. Veteran running back MELVIN GORDON seems like the likely choice to replace Williams in the backfield, although he has fumbled four times in as many games this season. Fellow running back MIKE BOONE is also likely to be in the mix for carries. Less

Source: Denver Post


Broncos RB Williams feared to have suffered serious knee injury

There is concern that Denver Broncos running back JAVONTE WILLIAMS suffered a serious knee injury in Sunday’s loss to the Las Vegas Raiders. Broncos head coach Nathaniel Hackett said after theMore game that he had no update on Williams’ status, adding that his running back would have an MRI today to determine the full extent of the damage. Williams was injured on the first play of the third quarter, going down after a one-yard loss. He couldn’t bear any weight on the knee and spent time in the medical tent before heading to the locker room. Less


Dynasty Leagues: Oh, Henry

Have we seen the last greatness out of Derrick Henry? He’s closing in on 29, and he’s trying to run behind an offensive line that’s a shell of what it’s been in the past. He averaged under 2 yards per carry on Monday night, and he finished short of 4 yards per attempt in the opener against the Giants.   more »


Mailbag: August 24, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: A peak behind the curtain at how the fantasy sausage is made. Rookie dynasty rankings. The best backup running backs. Chase vs. Diggs. And more. more »



Gordon thinks Broncos want Williams in feature back role

Denver Broncos veteran running back MELVIN GORDON said after Wednesday’s practice that he thinks the team wants young running back JAVONTE WILLIAMS to be the lead back. While Gordon thinks thatMore the competition has already been decided, he added that he is a competitor and knows he still has “the juice”. Williams conceded that he did not know how the running back rotation would look once the regular season begins. Less

Source: Team Blog


Broncos RB Gordon out with foot injury

Denver Broncos running back MELVIN GORDON has missed practice this week due to a foot injury (believed to be a contusion), with no timetable for his return to action. Head coachMore Nathaniel Hackett said the team is trying to manage Gordon’s health so that he will be ready to play come the start of the regular season. Gordon is expected to split time again this season with fellow running back JAVONTE WILLIAMS, but an injury to either back could shift plans for fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Breakout backs

If you’re looking for a breakout running back, best to focus on guys in their second season. That’s what the numbers indicate.  more »



Broncos RB Gordon expecting big things for upcoming season

Veteran Denver running back MELVIN GORDON is predicting big things for the ground game heading into the 2022 season. With JAVONTE WILLIAMS ready to roll after a strong rookie year, freeMore agent addition MIKE BOONE in place, and Gordon resigning with the team, he said recently that the running backs are “gonna go crazy” this season. With new quarterback RUSSELL WILSON in town and a strong receiving corps, the same could be said for the Broncos offense as a whole. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Mailbag: June 14, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: pass-catching running backs, Javonte breakout potential, slotting the elite receivers and more. more »



RB Gordon returns to Broncos

The Denver Broncos and veteran running back MELVIN GORDON agreed to terms on a one-year contract on Tuesday night that will keep them together for the upcoming season. Gordon, who turnedMore 29 earlier this month, had been on the free agent market since mid-March. Fantasy owners hoping to see what second-year running back JAVONTE WILLIAMS could do on his own in Denver will now have to wait at least another season. Less

Source: Denver Post


Ravens to add RB Gordon?

The Baltimore Ravens are reportedly engaging in discussions with free agent running back MELVIN GORDON, the top running back currently available on the market. Gordon split time this past season withMore fellow Denver Broncos running back JAVONTE WILLIAMS. The Ravens, meanwhile, suffered multiple key injuries at the running back position during the 2021 season. Less


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