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Fantasy Football Draft Advice: Alvin Kamara, Kenneth Walker, Joe Mixon, Aaron Jones

Fantasy Football Draft Advice: Alvin Kamara, Kenneth Walker, Joe Mixon, Aaron Jones

With the NFL Draft quickly approaching, it will be Fantasy Football draft season before we know it. Now is the time to start diving into early best balls and sharpening the 2024 fantasy draft rankings sword. As we continue to move through the offseason, my ranks will move as well, but RIGHT NOW, here are my Top 24 running backs for the 2024 fantasy football season. Below we dive into a few notable fantasy football draft picks.

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16. Alvin Kamara

  • In 2023:
    • 10th in opportunity share
    • eighth in weighed opportunities
    • ninth in red zone touches
  • 40th out of 49 qualifying backs in missed tackles forced per attempt
  • first in target share (18.1%)
  • sixth in yards per route run

15. Kenneth Walker

  • RB20 in fantasy points per game
  • Injuries in 2023:
    • bruised shoulder
    • strained oblique
    • chest issue
    • tender calf
  • 17.3 touches and 82 total yards (in the 14 games that he played at least 41% of the snaps)
  • In 2023:
    • fourth in missed tackles forced per attempt
    • 26th in explosive run rate

14. Aaron Jones

  • In Weeks 15-20:
    • averaged 21.6 touches and 120.3 total yards
    • among 47 qualifying backs
      • eighth in explosive run rate
      • 10th in yards after contact per attempt

13. Joe Mixon

  • RB11 in fantasy points per game
  • In 2023:
    • eighth in snap share
    • third in opportunity share
    • seventh in weighted opportunities
    • 36th in yards per touch
    • 35th in yards created per touch
    • 41st in breakaway run rate

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