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Mailbag: September 8, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Would an all-Alabama team win a fantasy league? Why COVID might be more of a factor this year. Identifying the best backup running backs. Best values relative to ADP. And more. more »


Podcast: August 17 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back on Week 1 of the NFL preseason, then cobble together a new division to preview. Sponsored by Footballguys.  more »


Ask the Experts: Which rookie are you most excited about?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which incoming rookie are you most looking forward to seeing on the field?  more »


Andy Richardson: What pass-catching can do

In the comments from the latest mailbag, we were discussing whether running backs who were struggling -- poor yards per attempt, either due to blocking or scheme or whatnot -- could still be quality fantasy backs, due to volume and/or receiving contributions. Here I'll examine what the odds of success are.   more »

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Factoid: Najee Harris

I’m nervous about Najee Harris. Nice-looking player, and I like the story – a guy who was often homeless when growing up working his way into the league – but I don’t know that they’ve got enough around him in Pittsburgh.  more »


Around the NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers

In a couple of stories about Steelers rookie Najee Harris in recent weeks, we've debated how he might fare behind an offensive line that's declined in recent years. After yet another hit taken by that group yesterday, I'm starting to side with the skeptics.   more »


Factoid: Najee Harris

If Najee Harris is going to have a successful rookie season, it will be with the Steelers playing a lot differently than they did last year. Their running backs didn’t really do much of anything in 2020.   more »



Big Ben praises rookie RB Harris’ work ethic

Veteran Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER praised the work ethic of rookie running back and first-round draft pick NAJEE HARRIS earlier this week. Roethlisberger said that Harris is working hard on theMore field and in the film room, asking good questions, and playing fast. Big Ben added that Harris will be “something to see” once everything really clicks. Less

Source: Team Blog


Steelers sign rookie RB Harris

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially signed rookie first-round running back NAJEE HARRIS to a four-year contract with a fifth-year option this week. Harris set the Alabama school record with 3,843 career rushingMore yards to go along with a school-record 57 touchdowns. Expectations are high for the rookie running back heading into the upcoming NFL season. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Factoid: Najee Harris

With Najee Harris, I like that they’re at least going to use him. He can run, he can catch, and he’s going to a team that will heavily feature one guy.   more »


Factoid: Najee Harris

I like the look of Najee Harris. With how the Steelers are going to use him, I think he’s going to be the best of the rookies.   more »


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: 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 »



Steelers make Harris first RB selected in 2021 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Alabama running back NAJEE HARRIS with the 24th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft last night. Harris was the first running back selected in the draft,More and the Steelers are hoping that he can help to improve a running game that ranked 32nd in the NFL last season. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

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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