Fantasy Football: 5 sleeper running backs to play in Week 1

As you set your Week 1 fantasy football lineups, here are 5 running back sleepers to consider plugging in.

Fantasy Football, Fantasy Football Week 1

Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season is here, practically out of nowhere with what else is going on in the world. As fantasy football drafts wind down, it’s also time to get back in the groove of setting weekly lineups.

Running back is a core position in fantasy, with a solid depth of options. Injuries and backfield shares add to the volume of names to know, and PPR scoring formats expand the number of usable options a little further still.

Some fantasy football squads may be thin at the running back position heading into Week 1, depending on one’s draft strategy.

Managing to find a sleeper at a position of need can go a long way. Sometimes, it can be the difference between winning or losing in a given week.

Without further ado, here are five running back sleepers to consider for Week 1 as you set your lineups.