Everyone is drawing conclusions from 8 games. That is all we have to base opinions on. JJ doesn't need 30+ carries. In the games he got less than 30, they were playing from behind and throwing the ball more. When he did get carries he produced. I am not ready to claim he is the next Emmitt but he is certainly better than Hambrick or George!
no doubt - Im not trying to say JJ is a bad RB or anything along those lines. I have him ranked about 15th among RBs. My entire point is just to temper expectations - Ive seen a lot of rankings placing him as a top 10 fantasy RB, and I have to disagree. I am not saying DAL is a bad team, that Julie is a bad RB, that DAL wont run often, or anything like that.
A lot of times I feel homers stand up and defend what they feel is an attack on their players. Its simply not the case. Only Queen fans can rightfully feel slighted by my criticism - thats one sorry a$$ club right there.
Look - adding depth at RB and landing ATrain and Barber to spell JJ was a great move by DAL - but it DOES negatively affect JJs fantasy aspect from the standpoint he should see fewer carries. Im not going to disagree that from a longterm perspective it will absolutely help JJ remain healthy - but again, thats not the argument.