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Arian Foster Tops The League

Arian Foster Tops The League - For most fantasy leagues, this is it….the final week of the regular season. If you’re currently fighting for a playoff position, your running backs are obviously going to play a pivotal roll, so a mistake here could leave you out of the playoffs.

Keeping that in mind, let’s take a quick look at who you should be starting and sitting in Week 13.

Start ‘Em

Arian Foster @ Philadelphia: It’s not that Philadelphia has a bad run defense or anything (they’re ranked 12th in the league), it’s just that Foster has been the best running back in the league this season. When you add in the fact that he’s developed into an excellent receiver, it doesn’t matter what defense Foster is facing. Look for him to gain over 150 total yards this week and score at least once against the Eagles.

Peyton Hillis @ Miami: Hillis is really starting to establish himself as one of the elite running backs in the NFL after gaining 194 total yards and rushing for three touchdowns against the Panthers. And while Miami isn’t as soft as Carolina, they aren’t the best run defense in the league either (ranked 14th, allowing 103.9 rushing YPG).

Steven Jackson @ Arizona: Jackson had a somewhat disappointing game against the Broncos last week after being limited to just 72 yards on 29 carries; he also caught one pass for -6 yards and failed to reach the end zone. This week Jackson gets to redeem himself against another poor run defense as he faces the Arizona Cardinals (ranked 31st, allowing 146.5 rushing YPG). Don’t count on Jackson being shut down again this week.

Arian Foster Tops The League


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