On first pass, Matt Asiata was our No. 1 running back this week.
I’ll let that settle for a minute while you whipe the spittle from your monitor.
It’s an awesome matchup against the Packers defense that has allowed 176 rushing yards per game so far in 2014. I dialed his numbers back a bit and shared them with Jerick McKinnon. Now there both in the top 12.
If Christian Ponder starts instead of Teddy Bridgewater, these projections will probably end up more foolish than they look right now.
Week 5 running back projections for 2014 fantasy football: