At running back, we'll be without awesome Oakland Raiders back Darren McFadden, but that's the only key back (unless you've been counting on a Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints or San Diego Chargers back in a deep league). It wasn't so uneventful in Week 9, when the bye week slate featured four of the top six running backs from ESPN average live drafts: Chris Johnson, Maurice Jones-Drew, Frank Gore and Steven Jackson. To some degree, however, each of these "sure things" from draft day has disappointed fantasy owners. Let's delve deeper here, looking forward for this foursome of fantasy monsters.
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