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#1 fieryprophet

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 12:10 AM

Apparently he's being viewed as a sleeper pick for fantasy purposes:

http://insider.espn....2013-nfl-season

Kenjon Barner, Carolina Panthers

Barner posted a superb 10.4 GBYPA in a five-game sample against the toughest rush defenses Oregon faced in the 2011 season. He followed that up with a 2012 campaign in which he ranked third in YPC among BCS conference running backs with 200 or more carries. Barner also racked up 21 rushing touchdowns last season, so he very well could vulture some of the seven rushing scores fullback Mike Tolbert scored for the Panthers last year. There are few late-round running backs who will offer more upside in a fantasy draft.



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 12:16 AM

Moreso if DWill is a June 1 victim and Stew has feet and ankle troubles.

 



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 12:20 AM

Moreso if DWill is a June 1 victim and Stew has feet and ankle troubles.


Yet he's only missed 9 games in his entire career.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 12:22 AM

Yet he's only missed 9 games in his entire career.

7 of them being last season so it wasn't far fetched of a statement.



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 12:25 AM

7 of them being last season so it wasn't far fetched of a statement.


I think it is. When comparing D-Will's career to J-Stew's, it's clear that J-Stew has been more durable, especially in the first five years.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 12:25 AM

I need to find this years version of Doug Martin. Stole him late last year in one of my leagues and he took me to the championship. 



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 12:34 AM

j Stews sprained ankle is not ankle problems..kind of the work hazard injury category. He has toe and foot problems which I think he is mostly past.

D will has missed more games

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 12:45 AM

I can't see DWill getting cut this year. We're not in any cap trouble right now, he'll stay around until the 2014 season.



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 01:01 AM

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 02:27 AM

I need to find this years version of Doug Martin. Stole him late last year in one of my leagues and he took me to the championship.


Look at the steelers rookie RB. He may start day 1.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 06:36 AM

I think it is. When comparing D-Will's career to J-Stew's, it's clear that J-Stew has been more durable,

 

uhh not when it matters.. we finally have a perinnial-playoff caliber team now and if hes been getting hurt lately you can hardly call him durable. Even so, DWill > Stew as a complete RB.



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 07:01 AM

Why would he take Tolbert's touchdowns? Will he suddenly morph into a 240 lb. back near the goal line, because that's where Tolbert's scores came from.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 07:05 AM

I think it is. When comparing D-Will's career to J-Stew's, it's clear that J-Stew has been more durable, especially in the first five years.


I am not sure either would have been had they been feature backs, but DW seems to get more snaps.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 07:07 AM

Why would he take Tolbert's touchdowns? Will he suddenly morph into a 240 lb. back near the goal line, because that's where Tolbert's scores came from.


I wondered that too. Maybe he is referring to the all-purpose yardage. I think Barner will catch a lot of passes.

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 07:38 AM

I think it is. When comparing D-Will's career to J-Stew's, it's clear that J-Stew has been more durable, especially in the first five years.

 

Outside of the mysterious IR because of a strained "arch" in 2010, a complete waste of a season. Dwill has only missed three games in his entire career because of injury. 




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