Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has officially been ruled out for the Week 15 matchup against the Detroit Lions. This will pave the way for little-known backfield-mate Marcus Murphy to become a fantasy-relevant option today.
Murphy has posted some decent numbers this season, despite not finding the end zone just yet. He has, however, posted 5.2 yards per carry and did have a 14-carry game for 69 rushing yards against the New York Jets back in Week 10.
Significant note. For RB needy franchises, NOW is the time to acquire Marcus Murphy. https://t.co/9JDcjt10LZ— Brad Evans (@YahooNoise) December 16, 2018
It's not like Murphy is the safest fantasy option, but if you're desperate for a running back this is definitely the guy to add.
Desperate at RB this week? With McCoy/Ivory unlikely to play, Marcus Murphy could push for ~15 touches, including a lot of the receiving work. Keith Ford will also be mixed in and is an interesting end-of-bench pick-up for dynasty leaguers.— Mike Clay (@MikeClayNFL) December 16, 2018
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