A popular draft strategy employed by many fantasy owners is to handcuff stud running backs with their heir-apparents. Not one of those owners? Join the club. While some owners made a point to pair the likes of LaDainian Tomlinson and Darren Sproles or Brian Westbrook and LeSean McCoy during fantasy drafts this summer, others decided it best to utilize a different drafting technique altogether. There are pros and cons to each approach, but it really comes down to the personal preferences of fantasy owners. This story is not going to go in-depth on which draft strategy is better or worse. That is a discussion for the offseason. But for those in the not-reaching-for-a-stud's-backup camp, the avoidance of such players during drafts is not a season-long commitment. In fact, a savvy Tomlinson, ...
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