Andre Ellington to get more work, but won't be 'featured'

Darren Urban, Twitter - [Full Article]

Cardinals GM Steve Keim said RB Andre Ellington will get more work but reiterated team will use multiple backs, not make Ellington "featured."

Fantasy Impact: 

Ellington should see a bump in touches if the Cardinals don’t re-sign Rashard Mendenhall or bring in another established RB via free agency. Ellington is probably in the same boat as Giovani Bernard — considered “too small” to be an every-down workhorse. He was the #25 RB in 2013 on 10.4 touches per game, but averaged 12.4 touches in his last 11 games. In that span, he averaged 9.3 FP, which are low-end RB2 numbers. It's a good sign that Keim confirmed that Ellington will get more work in 2014 -- expect 12-15 touches per game.

Filed Under: 2013, W21

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