Remember Chester Taylor last Draft Day

At 1pm eastern on Saturday, April 28th 2007, Viking RB Chester Taylor was a strong fantasy option and a solid keeper league back. By 3pm that day, he wasn’t very attractive for 2007 and even less attractive for the long-term, and you know why.

We always focus on the players who are selected in the NFL draft, but as important are the players already on NFL rosters; sometimes incumbent starters are greatly affected by their team’s additions. Fantasy fortunes may not be lost this weekend, but the values of several players who are seemingly attractive right now will definitely take a hit, so here’s a look at some guys who might see their stock drop this weekend.

DeAngelo Williams – In some ways, his fantasy value this year is hanging in the balance this weekend. The team added LaBrandon Toefield, but he’s not a big threat. But if the Panthers use an early pick on a back such as Matt Forte (or especially a better prospect), then Williams will be a shaky fantasy pick this year.

Cedric Benson – It’s a deep group of RBs, so the Bears will be able to get a solid option in the middle [...]

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