The Backfield Report: Week 7, Jacquizz Rodgers, and Michael Cox
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Since the season started I’ve done Tuesday rundowns of all the NFL backfield situations. I’m doing the same thing this week. Also, since I’m not omniscient, check out RotoViz’s Buy Low Machine and RB GLSP Projections. Here we go. Falcons RBs When I said in this piece that Jacquizz Rodgers might not be a horrible handcuff, random performances like Rodgers’ 2-TD outbursts in Weeks 5 and 7 are what I had in mind. And when I said that Jason Snelling could be better than just a desperation play, TD-reliant performances like Snelling’s Week 7 . . . well, not really, but you get the idea. As long as Steven Jackson is out and Matt Ryan has to throw short passes, Jacquizz is a startble player in most matchups. He may be only 5’6”—but he can probably kick your ass and definitely mine.