Fantasy football is littered with risky propositions. There are injury-prone players, players who have rookies ready to steal their jobs or coaches ready to demote them on the depth chart, or players who lost valuable teammates in the offseason. These guys might have great track records or might seem to have everything going for them... Read More
Only three running backs graded in Pro Football Focus' top 100 players of 2015. Adrian Peterson wasn't one of them. Jonathan Stewart was. Stewart finished the season with the second most broken tackles, and he is perhaps the most durable back in the NFL. You can't go wrong adding the Panther's workhorse this late in the draft.
Stewart will count $9.55 million against the 2016 salary cap, which is staggering for a running back. He also turns 29 years old this year and has lingering foot issues from an injury suffered last season. It sounds like the Panthers will keep him and ride him for one more year, but with his injury problems, he is a RB3.