Falcons will go with "hot hand" approach at RB

September 9th, 2016
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Last season, Devonta Freeman was the fantasy breakout star for much of the season. While Tevin Coleman entered training camp as the Falcons' starter, a rib injury sidelined him and he never saw the job again. Freeman posted over 1,600 total yards and 14 total touchdowns and was a fantasy force.

But now things may change. Atlanta Falcons' offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan revealed on Friday that the team will use a hot-hand approach at running back this season, keeping both running backs fresh and just relying on whoever is at his best that week. It's a fantasy boost for Coleman, who now makes for an even better late-round add, while Freeman is now a solid, but not great RB2.

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