Rookie third-round pick Antonio Gibson is the most exciting Washington running back option, but it might be asking a lot for the rookie to immediately overtake Adrian Peterson.
The Chiefs backfield is the headliner job battle to monitor after Damien Williams opted out, but Devin Funchess' opt out in Green Bay could prove important, as well.
With Laviska Shenault arriving following a memorable career at Colorado, the Jaguars might need to revisit Dede Westbrook's role as the lead slot receiver. Also breaking down the Seattle TEs.
Jordan Howard doesn't offer much as a pass catcher, but an improved Dolphins defense could provide run-viable game scripts for Miami. Also looking at Browns WRs behind Beckham and Landry.
Darrell Henderson was disappointing as a rookie, but the 2019 third-round pick still offers unique explosiveness after playing ahead of Tony Pollard and Antonio Gibson at Memphis.
Mecole Hardman is the presumed breakout receiver in Kansas City, but Sammy Watkins might be overlooked after a strong playoffs showing. Also breaking down Watkins' potential 2021 replacements.
Devin Singletary provided Buffalo a spark during his exciting rookie year, but the new back in town is a bigger threat than Frank Gore was. Also looking at Minnesota RBs and Detroit slot WRs.
The additions of Jerry Jeudy and KJ Hamler are great news for Drew Lock, but maybe less so for Courtland Sutton's target share. Also breaking down Tennessee TEs and backup Philly RBs.
Gerald Everett disappeared from the Rams offense after suffering an injury, but the injury isn't why he found himself on the bench. Also features breakdown of Pittsburgh and Atlanta RBs.
Mario Puig analyzes job battles in Tampa Bay, New England and Las Vegas. For the Bucs, it's a complicated backfield battle.
Mario Puig analyzes the Kansas City running back battle, among others, as Damien Williams hopes to hold off rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire. But can he?
In addition to breaking down the backfields in Indianapolis and San Francisco, this article details why a forgotten slot wideout is poised for success with the 49ers.
Mario Puig analyzes job battles in Detroit, Washington and Philadelphia. Can Kerryon Johnson hold off rookie D'Andre Swift for the Lions' starting RB job?
Carlos Hyde and Darwin Thompson were enough cause for concern to Damien Williams' workload, and switching Hyde for LeSean McCoy didn't ease those concerns any.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling was headed for a starting role anyway, but his route to a three-down role became even clearer with the ankle injury suffered by teammate Equanimeous St. Brown.
There's an understandable lack of enthusiasm around the Jacksonville passing game, but there's a surprisingly deep group of receivers there with Marqise Lee (knee) back.
Recent media coverage of the 49ers has implied a souring reception of Dante Pettis, but it will present an opportunity for profit if his price drops.
Despite a wide range of speculation regarding the Chiefs RBs behind Damien Williams (hamstring), Carlos Hyde was listed as the top backup on the first Kansas City depth chart.
Kenyan Drake was the presumed starter in Miami, but the big and fast Kalen Ballage opened Dolphins training camp as the starting running back.
Devontae Booker appeared locked in as the RB3 in Denver, but a pair of recent additions have shown well in practices. There are a couple unlikely Bronco wideout prospects pushing for playing time, too.
If Melvin Gordon holds out, Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson both appear qualified for bigger workloads. Also looking at the Broncos RBs as well as wideouts in Tampa and Baltimore.
D.J. Moore is one of the most hyped wide receivers heading into 2019, but there's a good chance that Curtis Samuel posts the bigger numbers this year.
Rashaad Penny's rookie year didn't go well at all, but now that he's reportedly in improved shape he could issue a serious challenge to incumbent Chris Carson.
Zach Zenner fell off the radar for a couple years, but the former South Dakota State standout has always played convincingly when given the opportunity.
Spencer Ware was set to take over the Kansas City backfield following the release of Kareem Hunt, but Ware's injuries opened the door for Damien Williams.
Devin Funchess is still probably a good prospect at wide receiver, but Curtis Samuel and D.J. Moore threaten to make him irrelevant all the same.
Gus Edwards was a late-season lifeline for those who added him a few weeks ago, but the return of Kenneth Dixon from IR could complicate the formula for Edwards.
Corey Clement still lurks in the background after playing well off the bench Sunday, but Adams has all the momentum after a 22-carry effort.
Demaryius Thomas was expected to see a substantial workload after Houston acquired him for a fourth-round pick, but rookie Keke Coutee appears Houston's WR2 for now.
Eric Ebron put forth an improbable but dominant showing against the Jaguars on Sunday as Indianapolis' third TE. Is this enough to earn him a promotion?