Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley

RB - NYG
Height: 5' 11"Weight: 233 lbsAge: 21College: Penn StateDrafted: #2 (1st Rd. by New York)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
31st easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #13
Best / Worst #4 / #84
ADP #12

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Saquon Barkley taken by Giants at No. 2

With the No. 2 pick of the NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected Penn State running back Saquon Barkley.

Fantasy Impact

The rumors turned out to be true - the Giants wanted Barkley all along. After hearing GM Dave Gettleman talk about them searching for a Hall of Fame player at this spot, it's no surprise to see them take Barkley, who just may be the most talented player in the draft. The issue is that the Giants lack what you'd consider a solid offensive line. Expect them to snag an interior lineman with one, if not multiple picks in the remaining rounds. Barkley is going to be an RB1 immediately in fantasy football leagues, but you need to temper expectations with all the playmakers in New York. As of now, he should be considered a mid-to-low-end RB1.

Mike Tagliere - 4 weeks ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #7RB #4RB #1343
Dynasty RB #11RB #2RB #2123
ConsensusFFC
Overall#12#17
Running Backs#9#11
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
256.710917.157.24502.11.7205.7
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Strength of Schedule
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OppSummary
Next Gamevs. JAC3rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesDAL, HOU, NO8th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)WAS, TEN, IND22nd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--12th easiest remaining opponents