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Tagged: Najee Harris (25 Results)

Factoid: Najee Harris

I'm a Najee Harris fan, and at times when I talked him up here it was commented that he was overrated. It's true that holes can be poked in his rookie season; perhaps he's not as good as I think he is. Perhaps.   more »

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Dec
20

Steelers offense disappears in win vs. Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Tennessee Titans in real football on Sunday, but the fantasy outcome was likely a disaster for most owners. Pittsburgh star running back NAJEE HARRIS had justMore 26 total yards while lead wide receiver DIONTAE JOHNSON managed just 48 total yards. The only Steelers player to reach the end zone was BEN ROETHLISBERGER, who did so with his first rushing touchdown in three years. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Ask the Experts: Who will be the second-half MVP?

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: Who will be the fantasy MVP of the second half of the season?  more »

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Dynasty Leagues: Long-term RB rankings

If you’re in a dynasty league, what are you to make of D’Ernest Johnson? He was awfully impressive on Thursday night, and he’s going to be a free agent at the end of the season. Is some team going to sign him with the intention of making him their starter?  more »

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Factoid: Najee Harris

The Steelers haven’t been able to get their running game going, but Najee Harris looks like a good fantasy option anyway. They’ve got him plugged into their passing game, and that makes him a reliable option for fantasy purposes (particularly in PPR formats).  more »

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Podcast: September 24 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 3 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly.  more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Jun
3

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

May
27

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

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