Neither Jordan Todman nor Isiah Pead are expected to get work at running back to prepare for the possibility of Williams getting hurt. . (Source: "Ed Bouchette on Twitter")

Fantasy Impact: This is great news for Williams' owners, as he will continue to get a high volume of touches. He should be a solid RB2 down the stretch.

Category: Rumors

Fantasy Football Maniax | Nov 25th
Williams plays the toughest running back defense in the league, he is a low-upside RB2 that will have a tough time moving the ball on this run defense.
Breaking Football | Nov 24th
If only I could forsee injuries. You guys would love that column; predicting injuries for your lineup. Can’t tell you how many games I’ve lost…
Breaking Football | Nov 23rd
I never gauge D-Will correctly, so despite my ranking this week I'm sure he clowns the Seahawks for 200 yards and 3 TDs
RotoBaller | Nov 20th
Jimmy Graham (TE, SEA) Seattle's unwillingness to make Jimmy Graham a focal point of its struggling offense is mind-boggling, but it remains to be the case. Over the last four weeks, Graham has averaged the 20th-most fantasy points among tight ends with at least 10 targets over that span. He is projected to earn the third-most... Read More
Athlon Sports | Nov 19th
Pittsburgh is one of the four teams on bye in Week 11, so DeAngelo Williams can't be the No. 1-ranked fantasy running back. Then again after last week's disappointing showing (69 total yards), he might not have been in the first place.  Read the full story on Athlon Sports
RotoBaller | Nov 15th
The Pittsburgh Steelers have one of the best fantasy offenses in the NFL and it leads to the most discussion on a weekly basis due to their unfortunate bad luck with injuries. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a foot injury in Week 4 and missed a month. Running back Le’Veon Bell needed surgery on his right... Read More
RotoBaller | Nov 13th
It seems that no matter who gets hurt in New England, there has always been someone ready to step up and produce in the absence. In 2008, Matt Cassel replaced Tom Brady Week One and led the Patriots to an 11 win season. Although a little less dramatic, this year it's running back LeGarrette Blount's turn... Read More
RotoBaller | Nov 12th
Week 9 shall be dubbed the week of the handcuff. Two of the top three scorers this week were backup running backs just a week ago, thrust into prominence by injury or other circumstances. On the contrary some of the top scoring backs from this season took a step backwards in Week 9, particularly a... Read More
RotoBaller | Nov 12th
How good is DeAngelo Williams? Seriously. That man has been on a tear with the starting job, and he has been one of my favorite players to watch and play in fantasy this season. Here are a few other guys I like, as well. In this article, my FanDuel DFS lineup targets, I will be... Read More
Athlon Sports | Nov 12th
At the start of the season if someone bet you $100 that at some point DeAngelo Williams would be the No. 1 ranked fantasy running back, you’d probably ask that person to repeat themselves and then have a good laugh at their expense.  Read the full story on Athlon Sports
RotoBaller | Nov 11th
When Le’Veon Bell was ruled out for the rest of the season, DeAngelo Williams owners jumped for joy. As soon as Bell went out, Williams became an every week RB1 regardless of matchup. Unfortunately, the 32-year-old running back may not be able to stay healthy carrying the load. Williams is dealing with a foot injury... Read More
The Fantasy Fix | Nov 10th
Welcome to Week 10 of the fantasy football season. As always, these player selections are for DraftKings – the best daily fantasy site out there. Stats for fantasy points allowed come from DeAngelo Williams – $6,500 vs. Cleveland – Williams went off again last week, obviously, but his price only rose
Yahoo! Sports | Nov 9th
The Cowboys/Eagles game ended up being entertaining Sunday night, especially the second half and overtime, when the two teams combined to score 46 points. Cole Beasley came out of nowhere and scored twice, but the biggest fantasy takeaway was Dez Bryant’s return to prominence, as he looked much better than last week (not having to face Richard Sherman also helped). Bryant had 104 yards, brea...
EDSFootball | Nov 9th
In today's win over the Raiders, Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams carried the ball 27 times for 175 yards and two touchdowns and added two receptions for 55 yards. Williams' 175 rushing yards were the fourth-most of his career and his 225 yards from scrimmage set a career high. Since 1960, only four other Steelers running backs have totalled 225-plus YFS in a game -- John Fuqua, Le'Veon Bel...
RotoBaller | Nov 7th
Below you will find our Week 9 running back rankings, to help determine your RB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some RB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 2, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes,... Read More
The Fantasy Fix | Nov 5th
BUY – DeAngelo Williams – RB – Pittsburgh Steelers While the circumstances of Williams getting the nod are unfortunate, life must go on. Le’Veon Bell is out for the remainder of the season due to a severely torn MCL in his right knee. It’s tough news for Bell owners, but
RosterWatch | Nov 4th
The hits keep on coming RosterWatch Nation, and the timing couldn’t be any worse that during Week 9’s Bye-Week-Nightmare. As for DeAngelo Williams – we recommend burning all #1 waiver priorities on him, as well as 100% of your available free agent budgets. While the waiver process will remain vital to success throughout, it’s unlikelyContinue Reading →
The Fantasy Fix | Nov 3rd
Week eight of the National Football League is officially in the books. And with that, fantasy football fans are looking towards the waiver wire to see if their team can be improved in any way due to numerous injuries to prominent players and six teams on a bye. Before we
RotoBaller | Nov 2nd
BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 54% Owned on Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: He's already owned in most leagues, but if you're in one where he isn't, he has to be owned now. During the two weeks Bell was out, Williams somehow managed to be amongst the top fantasy running backs and is on his... Read More
The Fake Football | Nov 2nd
  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   DeAngelo Williams (23% Yahoo, 27% ESPN) On a Sunday that saw too many injuries, Le’Veon Bell’s season ending MCL  Full Article » The post Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 9 appeared first on Fantasy Football Rankings & more, The Fake Football.
Breaking Football | Nov 2nd
This past week of fantasy football very well could’ve been the craziest yet. A week that was combined with the duel in the dome (among…