Fantasy Football: The Top 10 Running Backs You Should Target

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4) Marshawn Lynch

I never, ever would have placed Lynch this high before this season but he has developed into a strong punishing runner who has produced two years in a row by averaging over 1,400 yards in 2011 and 2012. He has also scored 23 touchdowns over the those two seasons. Even though he is in his 7th year, Lynch is only 27 and did not have a lot of mileage before arriving in Seattle. He is in an offense that values the run and I look for another big year out of Lynch. I probably have him ranked higher than most but I really like his age, mileage, team, and last year’s production. The biggest drawback is that he isn’t involved in the passing game much.