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100 Fantasy Football Tips in 100 Days, Day 3: Emphasize the Broad Jump in Young RBs

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I talk a lot about the value of the 40-yard dash for running backs, but I think the broad jump is perhaps the most underrated measure of explosiveness out there. Take a look at how well it has predicted NFL success for different positions versus the short shuttle.


No one cares about the broad jump for running backs who have been in the league for a few years, but we should be using it to judge explosiveness in young runners.

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