Answer Guys: Risky or not, I'd still draft L.J.
Dave: I'd say the potential early-round busts at running back would be Larry Johnson, who is returning from a foot injury, and Ryan Grant, who (likely) has lost Brett Favre to retirement. Johnson also carries added risk because he'll be running behind one of the worst offensive lines in the league this year. That said, I wouldn't hesitate to draft Johnson or Grant in the early rounds of my drafts because I'm the type of owner who likes taking calculated risks. Sure, it has killed me at times in the past, but that strategy also has been very rewarding. I find it works for me.
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