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| Zac Stacy practices in full Thursday -- Thu Oct 31 6:00 pm --|
|Back on the practice field after missing Wednesday’s session were: LT Jake Long (knee), C Scott Wells (thigh), WR Austin Pettis (thigh), and RB Zac Stacy (ankle). All were full participation. RB Daryl Richardson (foot) was limited Thursday after not practicing Wednesday. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)|
FF Today's Take: Good news for Stacy owners. It appears he's on track to play this weekend against Tennessee. The Titans are giving up the 7th most fantasy points to running backs.
|Pead, Stacy in line to start Week 5? -- Thu Oct 3 3:30 pm --|
Rams unsure of top option in backfield
|Isaiah Pead and Zac Stacy are the top candidates for the open spot although HC Jeff Fisher said he has not made a decision and that Daryl Richardson remains in the mix. Pead, in his second year, has just carried seven times this season. Stacy, a rookie from Vanderbilt, has carried just once. (AP)|
FF Today's Take: Were it not for the Rams' upcoming matchup against the Jaguars and four teams on bye, the identity of St. Louis' starting running back may not be all that big of a deal. The common-sense approach (if the Rams plan on benching Richardson this week) would be to use Pead as the early-down back and Stacy as the physical complement. Undrafted free agent Benny Cunningham also should be on fantasy owners' radars.
|RBBC coming in St. Louis? -- Wed Oct 2 2:00 pm --|
Richardson may not start in Week 5
|Rams coach Jeff Fisher was surprised Wednesday when he was informed that starting running back Daryl Richardson tweeted that he wasn't going to be handling those duties this week. "We haven't gone one direction or the other [on a starter] yet." "[Fisher] was saying it's going to be a competition," Richardson said. "I was just talking to one of my fans on there. I didn't mean nothing like that, though." (ESPN)|
FF Today's Take: The Rams have run the ball only 27% of the time so far this season. Daryl Richardson, Benny Cunningham, Isaiah Pead or Zac Stacy have minimal fantasy value until a bigger commitment to running the ball is established.
| Rams' RB sits Wed, expected back Thu -- Wed Sep 11 7:00 pm --|
Foot issue for Daryl Richardson
|The University of Cincinnati product (Isaiah Pead) got plenty of work, thanks to starter and fellow second-year back Daryl Richardson sitting out the workout. Fisher does not expect his starting back to miss much practice time.
“He'll practice tomorrow; he just just needed some rest,'' the coach said. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)|
FF Today's Take: Pead will move into the backup role behind Richardson for Sunday's game against the Falcons. The foot issue for Richardson doesn't seem to be a big issue at this point.