2018 Fantasy Football Handcuff Picks
Fantasy Handcuff pick: A player with good potential and high risk. Players in this category are usually backups to high profile running backs. It is unlikely that they will score a lot of points, but if the starter goes down they'll be a safe start for at least a few weeks. It is important to draft these players to hedge the bet on your starting RB getting injured. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary
We have classified the following players as fantasy handcuff picks for 2018. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.
|Nick Chubb||RB||CLE||R||RB - #45|
|Over four seasons at Georgia, Chubb rushed for 4,769 yards with 44 TDs on 758 rushes. He gained 361 yards receiving in his career with 31 catches and four TDs. As a freshman, Nick appeared to offer more value/upside as a pass catcher (18/213/2). Chubb runs with patients while waiting to hit second gear through an opening at the line of scrimmage. His power and acceler... Read More|
|James Conner||RB||PIT||23||1||RB - #98|
|When watching the highlights of Conner, he looked to have the movements of a quarterback running the ball (Steve McNair was my thought) with a fullback's mentality yet he has deceiving long speed. His footwork is choppy but driving while running with a high style. Over about three seasons at Pitt in college, James rushed for 3,733 yards on 668 carries with 5... Read More|
|Chris Ivory||RB||BUF||30||8||RB - #75|
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The Bills added Ivory for RB depth in the offseason. He failed to make an impact in two years with the Jaguars, which ... Read More