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Tagged: Najee Harris (13 Results)

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

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 »

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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 »

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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: 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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Apr
30

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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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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Apr
21

Draft prospect Harris working out with NFL legend Peterson

Top running back prospect NAJEE HARRIS has been training with veteran NFL running back ADRIAN PETERSON ahead of the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. Harris is arguably the best running back inMore the upcoming draft class, while Peterson remains an All-Pro and former MVP who still hopes to play in 2021. Harris ended his tenure at Alabama as the school’s all-time leading rusher with 3,843 yards and 46 touchdowns. Less

Source: Team Blog

Apr
15

Top draft prospects receive positive medical reports

Three star Alabama players each received good news following recent medical checkups ahead of the upcoming NFL Draft. Wide receivers DEVONTA SMITH and JAYLEN WADDLE, along with running back NAJEE HARRISMore all received positive reports. Smith has been recovering from a dislocated finger with torn ligaments, while Waddle and Harris are recovering from respective ankle issues. Less

Source: NFL.com

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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