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Around the NFL: Baltimore running backs

There was a big kerfuffle on Twitter yesterday, in which J.K. Dobbins (pictured) called out's Ian Rapoport for suggesting he might not be ready for Week 1 while returning from an ACL injury. It highlighted the good and bad of Twitter: the bad is that anyone can say anything, the good is that sometimes the famous person will set the record straight.   more »



Ravens sign veteran RB Davis

The Baltimore Ravens signed veteran running back MIKE DAVIS to a one-year deal worth just over $1.2 million dollars for the upcoming season. The move adds depth to a Ravens backfieldMore that saw three running backs go down with season-ending injuries last year before the 2021 season began. If running backs J.K. DOBBINS and GUS EDWARDS miss any time in 2022 as they continue to recover from their injuries, Davis could be expected to get a heavy workload early in the season. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Mike Davis

The Ravens had Latavius Murray, Devonta Freeman and LeVeon Bell cycle through their backfield last year. They’ve agreed on a contract with a similar kind of back: Mike Davis.  more »


Podcast: September 16 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 1 of the NFL regular season and look ahead to tonight's matchup of two football teams. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »

Around the NFL: Wayne Gallman

All of the early drafts where those who selected Mike Davis backed him up with Qadree Ollison are now flawed. Atlanta signed Wayne Gallman yesterday and kicked Ollison to the curb. It gives them two of the league's top-performing backups who became starters a year ago.   more »


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 »


Mailbag: August 5, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Fantasy Index Open kicks off. Ranking the backup running backs. Mike Davis, Darrell Henderson, Alvin Kamara, Gus Edwards and more. more »


Factoid: Veteran running backs

Mike Davis and Jamaal Williams look like key running backs. They’re older, lightly regarded running backs who haven’t done much yet as pros, but they’ve been signed by teams that are looking for them to be contributors.  more »



Falcons sign free agent Patterson, cut RB Smith

The Atlanta Falcons signed kick returner CORDARRELLE PATTERSON on Thursday and the team is planning to have him play at the running back position. Patterson was drafted in 2013 as aMore wide receiver, but the versatile veteran has made his mark on special teams. Running back ITO SMITH finished last season atop the depth chart but was released by the Falcons on Thursday. Atlanta has not re-signed TODD GURLEY, last season’s starter, or backup BRIAN HILL. The Falcons did add MIKE DAVIS earlier this offseason from the Carolina Panthers, and he appears to be the likely starter heading into the 2021 season. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Falcons sign former Panthers RB Davis

The Atlanta Falcons signed free agent running back MIKE DAVIS to a two-year contract this week. Davis, 28, is a former fourth-round draft pick from the 2015 NFL Draft. He isMore coming his best season in the league, having filled in nicely for much of the year when Carolina Panthers star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY suffered through an injury plagued campaign. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Around the NFL: Mike Davis

When we talk about the difficulty running backs have getting paid in today's NFL, we often look at the big names; the LeVeon Bell types who have to patiently take a beating for years before finally cashing in (if they're lucky). But there are plenty of smaller names who seldom get paid, or appreciated. Like journeyman Mike Davis.   more »



RBs McCaffrey, Davis both out, next man up for Panthers

Carolina Panthers running back MIKE DAVIS suffered a high-ankle sprain late in Sunday’s game against the Washington Football Team and is not expected to play in this weekend’s season finale againstMore the New Orleans Saints. With fellow running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY also out of action, the Panthers will rely on some combination of rookie running back RODNEY SMITH and TRENTON CANNON. Less

Source: Charlotte Observer


Panthers RB McCaffrey “doubtful” vs. Football Team

Sorry fantasy owners. Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule broke the bad news on Wednesday that star running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY is “doubtful” for Sunday’s Week #16 game against the WashingtonMore Football Team. McCaffrey was scheduled to return from a shoulder injury after the Panthers Week #13 bye, but he then suffered a thigh injury that has kept him out of action. MIKE DAVIS will get the call once again. Less

Source: Team Website

Ian Allan: Backup running backs

It hasn’t been a good year for backup running backs. That’s a position that I always put a priority on in drafts, trying to latch onto players who are an injury away from being valuable fantasy assets. But most of those guys missed this season.  more »



Panthers RB McCaffrey doubtful for Saturday

Carolina running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY has officially been listed as doubtful for Saturday’s game against the Green Bay Packers. The news is not unexpected after McCaffrey did not practice all weekMore due to a thigh injury. Fellow running back MIKE DAVIS is expected to make his 11th start of the season in place of McCaffrey. Less

Source: NBC Sports

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