David Johnson was the newest star to succumb to injury in what has been an injury-plagued NFL season, while DeAngelo Williams absolutely crushed value across the board. Week 17 was a crazy one, with backups and secondary players taking on bigger roles. Now we get into the best part of the season: Playoffs. With just four games on the docket, there are less options on the board, but let's dig in and make some cash this weekend:
Cash Game Running Backs
Le'Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
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For just $5,800 more than the Steelers' back we rostered last week...we have Le'Veon Bell as the obvious top option for the Wild Card slate. He is not only priced $2,000 more than the second-most expensive back, but $3,200 more than the next tier. However, a Bell fade would be a huge mistake on this slate. He has racked up at least 19.2 FanDuel points in six of his last seven contests, including a trio of games with at least 27.2. The Dolphins have struggled against the run, allowing 140.4 YPG, which is the 3rd-worst average in the NFL. Bell has touched the ball at least 23 times in each of his last seven contests, with at least 35 in three of those contests. Don't overthink this one. Bell is THE premier play this weekend, and it isn't close. He should be the first player you lock into your cash game lineups.