Fantasy Football: 3 backfields to avoid for the 2020 season

Nov 17, 2019; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice (29) and running back Adrian Peterson (26) warm up before the game between the Washington Redskins and the New York Jets at FedExField. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

When drafting your team in fantasy football, there’s a decent chance that you’ll be looking to bolster your running back position early in the draft. Unless you’re in a deeper league where more running backs hold value, there are teams that have backfields that may be worth avoiding in the upcoming season.

Of course, with plenty of popular running backs going early in the draft, backfields like the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, and the Minnesota Vikings are coveted options. All three of those teams have a premier running back and a handcuff option that could produce in certain moments.

Regardless of what pick you have, finding a successful set of running backs can be the deciding factor in fantasy football leagues. Therefore, avoiding the running backs that are being overvalued or ones that could disappoint could be the difference between you winning or losing your league.

There are plenty of backfields that people will want to have a share of in the upcoming season. On the other hand, which backfields should you consider avoiding in fantasy football for the 2020 season?