One of the more trusted statistics of fantasy RB’s when searching for hidden gems, is the yards per carry average. That ability to gain every extra yard is a valuable asset to any NFL team. Most fantasy owners study total yards or touchdowns, yet a high YPC average for players who are splitting carries or are trying to earn their stripes in the NFL is a great indication of things to come.
In this article, we see a breakdown of last years workhorse fantasy running backs split from the first 8 games to the last 8 games.
No player that was injured for a significant portion of time is featured, yet with enough of an average it does paint a picture of hot and cold players from the first 8 games to the last 8 games.