The fantasy football finals are here, and hopefully you have survived a season full of injuries to make it to your championship game. Many owners have relied on the stability of LeSean McCoy this season as one of the more consistent and productive backs over the past 10 weeks.
Now that McCoy is likely out for Week 16 with a MCL injury, however, the focal point of the Buffalo Bills' backfield may shift to Karlos Williams, the productive rookie out of Florida State.
Despite a limited number of touches, Williams scored seven touchdowns during his first six games as a Bill. Those are impressive numbers for any player, let alone a fifth-round selection that used to play safety in college. Many of you are aware that Williams missed Weeks 13-14 with a shoulder injury, and played a limited role in Sunday's loss to Washington. With 41 yards on four carries, Williams looked as if he can be ready to serve as the lead back against Dallas this weekend.
The one wrinkle that could make Williams a bit of a questionable play this weekend is the recent production from back Mike Gillislee. The former practice squad player has made the most of his opportunities with the Bills, including an impressive 60-yard touchdown run in Washington. Gillislee has shown over the last three games that he can produce when given the chance, which could lead to a timeshare situation on Sunday - especially with Williams' shoulder still less than 100 percent.
Williams will likely serve as the lead back on Sunday, with Gillislee seeing plenty of touches, as well. Adding Williams would be a wise move, and playing him should guys like Charcandrick West or Denard Robinson lose their starting roles might be a necessity. Williams is a must-add in all leagues, and Gillislee should see looks in deeper leagues. But I am not 100 percent convinced that Williams should be in your lineups on Sunday.
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