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Can Michael Turner Match Last Year’s Fantasy Success in 2009?

Published by on May 21, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

After years of being buried behind the great LaDainian Tomlinson on the depth chart in San Diego, Michael Turner, the former backup running back, flew the coup in 2008 and headed for a starting job in Atlanta.

The Falcons, coming off a horrific 2007 campaign, signed the 244-pound bruiser to a $34-million contract over five years, and he rewarded them handsomely with 1,699 rushing yards and 17 TD last season.

Or, in our language, 277 fantasy points, good for No. 2 at the position behind fellow NFC South back DeAngelo Williams (278).

Was this an aberration, or should we expect these type of numbers from Turner again in 2009?

 

All elements certainly appear to be in place to buil...

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