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June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012

Running Backs

The team traded up on draft day to select this three-down Boise State back late in the first round. LeGarrette Blount ran himself into the doghouse last year, so Martin is an overwhelming favorite to be the starter in Week 1. Blount may vulture some goal line carries, but Martin should be the man in every other situation. Next year you'll end up paying a higher price for him.

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23 Isaac REDMAN STEELERS TIER: 3

AGE: 27 BYE WEEK: 4 AUCTION: $7

[ON THE RISE] With Rashard Mendenhall questionable for the start of the year with a torn ACL, Redman enters 2012 as the feature back for an offense that can move the ball. He had 142 total yards in the wild-card loss after Mendenhall's injury in January, but it's uncertain how he'll hold up as a weekly feature back. Regardless, Redman is a fantasy starter until Mendenhall returns, likely in midseason.

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24 Jamaal CHARLES CHIEFS TIER: 3

AGE: 25 BYE WEEK: 7 AUCTION: $7

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