5 running backs to add off waiver wire ahead of fantasy football playoffs

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3. Ty Chandler (Minnesota Vikings)

The Minnesota Vikings left Week 14 with a long list of injuries that included Justin Jefferson and running back Alexander Mattison. It remains to be seen how serious the ankle injury is for Mattison but if it is something that could keep him out multiple weeks, then Ty Chandler would be the next running back up on the depth chart.

In Week 14 against the Raiders, Chandler had 12 rushing attempts for 35 rushing yards and three receptions for seven yards. It wasn't the best game from Chandler but the previous two games when he had 10 or more touches he had over 100 yards from scrimmage in one and a touchdown in the other game.

If Mattison is out for an extended period of time, the Vikings schedule makes Ty Chandler an RB2 for the playoffs with games against the Bengals, Lions and Packers.