The fantasy football landscape received a huge boost in the NFL Draft, when the Atlanta Falcons selected Bijan Robinson in the first round. We all know running back has been devalued in the NFL as more offenses open up the passing playbook, but that should just show you how good Robinson can be. Andy Behrens explains his vision in detail here.
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Of course, the Falcons already have a productive running back. Tyler Allgeier was one of the best RBs per carry in football last season. But if the past few years have taught us anything, it’s that teams will give the keys to the backfield to the most talented player, regardless of the current situation.
Bijan Robinson is This skill of a player.
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The question now is, where should we draft Robinson in 2023? Is there an automatic first lap based solely on age, pedigree and landing location? All signs point to a resounding yes, but should there be committee concerns, or rookie growing pains or the Falcons’ lack of upside in offense?
Find out where Robinson and the rest of the running backs land in our analysts’ draft half-point-per-receipt rankings for the 2023 season:
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