Fantasy Football: 3 late-round running backs to consider drafting

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The running back position has become the holy grail in fantasy football and there’s no reason to believe that won’t be the case in 2020. If you find yourself with a top pick in your fantasy draft, it’s extremely likely that you’ll consider guys like Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley, Ezekiel Elliott, and Alvin Kamara.

Besides the guys mentioned above, there is a slew of running backs that will be taken rather quickly in fantasy drafts. With most fantasy football leagues enforcing PPR (points per reception) scoring, running backs are a coveted commodity.

Once the top and mid-tier of running backs are selected, you could find yourself desperately searching for a late-round gem at the position. Which running backs should you consider in the later rounds of your fantasy drafts?

Before highlighting what late-round running backs you should have on your watchlist, each running back on this list will have their current average draft position this offseason. Without wasting any more time, let’s take a look at three late-round running backs you should consider in fantasy football in 2020.