Running Back Wrap-Up: 2022 Takeaways & 2023 Bold Predictions + Our Best & Worst Calls (Ep. 1041)
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In this RB-themed episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast, join Ryan Wormeli., Big Pod Energy, and Bradley Stalder (@FFStalder) as they discuss their biggest takeaways from the 2022 season, make bold predictions for next season, and reflect on their best and worst calls at the position. Tune in as we break down 2022's busts and standout performers at the running-back position, while giving you the inside scoop on some players you should target this year. What were the biggest lessons from 2022? The Pros will tell you!
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Introduction - 0:00:22 Trevor Lawrence - 0:01:29 RB 2022 Takeaways - 0:02:31 Target impending free agent RBs - 0:02:37 Avoid veteran RBs whose teams added a Day 1 or Day 2 rookie - 0:04:42 Prop Bet Cheat Sheet - 0:07:06 Target RBs with goal-line roles in high-scoring offenses - 0:07:39 Watch coaching decisions and how they influence RB usage - 0:10:39 Jamaal Williams - 0:12:48 Avoid late ADP veteran pass-catching RBs without strong rush share - 0:14:50 Jerick McKinnon - 0:15:58 Target ambiguous backfields - 0:16:49 AirMedCare - 0:19:00 TD regression candidates will be strong targets or big busts - 0:20:03 When in doubt, draft RBs with proven track records - 0:22:19 2022 Running Back Hits - 0:23:57 Ken Walker III - 0:24:03 Saqoun Barkley - 0:25:37 Najee Harris - 0:28:12 Rhamondre Stevenson - 0:30:15 Tyler Allgeier - 0:31:50 DraftKings - 0:32:45 2022 RB Misses - 0:33:49 Chase Edmonds - 0:33:52 Josh Jacobs - 0:36:25 Tony Pollard - 0:39:31 Cam Akers - 0:41:46 2023 Running Back Bold Predictions - 0:44:10 Tony Pollard finishes as the No.1 overall RB - 0:44:16 Nick Chubb - No.1 overall RB - 0:45:32 Bijan Robinson finishes as a top-5 RB in PPG - 0:47:13 Tyler Allgeier finishes as a top-15 RB - 0:49:59 Derrick Henry/Dalvin Cook/Alvin Kamara/Joe Mixon fall outside the top-20 in RB fantasy points per game - 0:51:08 Rhamondre Stevenson - Top-5 RB - 0:54:30 James Cook is a league-winner by the end of 2023 - 0:56:21 Kareem Hunt is an RB1 on a new team - 0:57:34 Listener Mailbag - 0:59:29 Most consistent rookie RB outside Bijan Robinson? - 0:59:52 Tank Bigsby - 1:00:06 Devin Achane - 1:00:34 Israel Abanikanda - 1:01:10 Which FA RBs do you see making the biggest impact on their new team? - 1:01:28 Kareem Hunt - 1:01:39