RB Nick Chubb (CLE)
Chubb had a great 2019, totaling 1,494 rushing yards and 8 TD’s, but could see a loss in production in 2020. Browns RB Kareem Hunt wasn’t much of a featured back last season, due to a 6-game suspension, with a full 16-game season he should take a bigger role in Cleveland’s offense. Hunt figures to take over as the top receiving back, taking points away from Chubb in PPR leagues. If Hunt can return to his 2017 form, Chubb could be in big trouble, fighting for opportunities.
QB Kirk Cousins (MIN)
Cousins lost WR Stefon Diggs to Buffalo, however now has Justin Jefferson (this years 22nd pick). With a new offensive coordinator, and a top-10 strength of schedule Cousins could see a big hit to his stats. With both Dalvin Cook, and Alexander Mattison in the backfield, Minnesota could very well see their offense become increasingly run-focused.
WR DJ Chark Jr (JAX)
Chark burst onto the scene in 2019, with over 1,000 receiving yards, and 8 touchdowns. However this season, Jacksonville likely will have a bottom-5 offense in the league, and a sub-par passing attack. QB Gardner Minshew appears to be the Jaguars full-time starting QB, which brings up a lot of questions on if he’s up to the task.
TE Austin Hooper (CLE)
Hooper had a nice 2019 season in Atlanta, however he’ll new be fighting for receptions with the likes of Odell Beckham Jr, Jarvis Landry, and Kareem Hunt. Last season, Cleveland’s tight end group combined for under 500 receiving yards, making Hooper’s 2020 projections look underwhelming.
RB Marlon Mack (IND)
Coming off of a fantastic 2019, with a 1,000 yard season, averaging 4.4 yards/carry, Mack looks to begin as the Colts starting RB. However with a solid backup in Nyheim Hines, and 2nd round pick Jonathan Taylor joining the mix, Mack could find himself fighting for his job the entire year. Taylor was excellent in his 3 college seasons at Wisconsin, with nearly 3 straight 2k yard seasons; totaling 55 all-purpose TD’s across those 3 seasons. Both Mack and Taylor look to be the front runners in a season-long RB battle, resulting in a fight for carries, and split in stats.
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