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Tagged: Javonte Williams (14 Results)

Podcast: September 9 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 1 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by the Fantasy Consigliere from Wolf Sports.  more »

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Podcast: September 2 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Second Chance Listeners League! A special guest returns to the podcast, and brings with him a special competitive opportunity for you (SIGN UP IN THE COMMENTS SECTION HERE). Sponsored by Footballguys.  more »

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Podcast: September 1 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff close out their preseason tour with AFC West and NFC North previews. They like to hang out together in that way. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com).  more »

Mailbag: August 26, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Does the reward outweigh the risk with seemingly elite running backs? Holding off the flaming pitchforks who say that Tyler Lockett, Josh Jacobs and Ezekiel Elliott are too high on the Fantasy Index draft board. Power-nerd supply-demand questions for auctions and overall lists. And much, much more. more »

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Factoid: Rookie RBs

Travis Etienne and Javonte Williams look like key decisions to me. Both have the potential to be notable contributors as rookies, but neither is guaranteed to even be the most productive running back on his own team.  more »

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RB Gordon confident he still fits with Broncos

Broncos running back MELVIN GORDON said recently that he is very confident in how he fits in as part of what has become a crowded backfield in Denver. Gordon missed mostMore of the team OTAs and minicamp, giving fellow running backs JAVONTE WILLIAMS, MIKE BOONE, and ROYCE FREEMAN plenty of playing time. Gordon added that group is looking to be the best in the league. Less

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Around the NFL: Javonte Williams

Everyone gets excited about rookie running backs. We pretty much know what the best-case scenario is for established veterans, and those players are drafted accordingly (early). With rookies, there's always the chance you get 1st-round types of numbers from a guy you can select in the fourth or fifth round of drafts, and winning a league because of it. Javonte Williams is one of those potential breakouts.   more »

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Podcast: May 7 episodes (plural!) of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Post-draft blowout! Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff complete their assessment of the NFL rookie class of 2021 -- two new episodes covering running backs, wide receivers and tight ends.  more »

Around the NFL: Javonte Williams

I like the look of Javonte Williams. He’s a fun back, with the way he initiates contact and runs people over. Reminds me of Marshawn Lynch.   more »

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Around the NFL: Rookie running backs

If you were watching the NFL Draft last night, you might have been wondering where all the running backs were. It was a historically thin group, with a total of four selected by the end of Round 3. That was the fewest taken in the first three rounds since 2016, which itself was the lowest number ever. Disappointing for the key position in fantasy leagues.   more »

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Around the NFL: Steelers running backs

The drumbeat for the Steelers selecting a first-round running back is only getting louder. Najee Harris, Travis Etienne, Javonte Williams -- all seem like reasonable possibilities. If it happens, that player immediately merits early consideration in fantasy drafts.   more »

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Factoid: Travis Etienne

There seem to be three reasonable candidates to be the first running back drafted -- maybe only two. Alabama's Najee Harris, Clemson's Travis Etienne and perhaps North Carolina's Javonte Williams; those are the players most frequently mentioned. In rookie drafts, you'll most likely be weighing Harris or Etienne.   more »

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Around the NFL: Thunder and Lightning?

The NFL combine isn't being held this year, so the only look that teams are getting at players is individual pro days. North Carolina's was yesterday, and there should be at least a couple of relevant fantasy players drafted from there. Most notably, Javonte Williams (pictured) and Michael Carter, two of college football's top rushers a year ago.   more »

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Andy Richardson: First-round running backs

Some brief discussion yesterday about first-round running backs. Depending on the source and the mock draft, you can find someone who thinks there will be 1-2 players at the position selected in the first round, or more. Recent history suggests just 1 or perhaps 2 is most likely.   more »

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