This week was devastating for fantasy football teams across the board.
Gms who invested early picks on Levon Bell and Matt Forte suffered a huge loss as both bell-cow backs are lost for the season. So far this year we have also lost Jamal Charles and Arian Foster.
The running back blues are real this year in the NFL. For those who don't know which way to go with their wavier wire add, have no fear as I will share three backs you should add this week to your team.
DeAngelo Williams is the hottest waiver wire player to add this week.
His long term value is the best for any player available to the his lack of competition behind him and the injury to franchise back Levon Bell.
Williams also played exceptional in the 2 games Bell was forced to miss at the beginning of the season. The Steelers will need to lean on the running game with Big Ben recovering from a knee injury as well. The Chargers is the next team they face and they have allowed 100 yards or more to each starting running back they have faced in the past six weeks. Add if he's available.
If Mcfadden is still available in your league, add him asap.
The Cowboys were in a 3-way time split to start the season, but with J.Randle cut and Lance Dunbar hurt for the season Darren has found himself as the bell cow in the backfield. Darren has great size and good hands. The Cowboys are still without Tony Romo at quarterback so they will look to run heavy as well until he is back. Plug Mcfadden is he's free.
Matt Forte went down this week with a knee injury, so it's time for Jeremy Langford to get a long look.
The rookie played well in limited time last week, and should receive a high amount of touches with a full week of practice under his belt. Langford, like Forte is a good receiver out of the backfield, which means he's in line for a high volume of touches.
Of those running backs, who do you think will have the best game this week?