Fantasy Football: 5 running backs who will disappoint in Week 15

The fantasy football playoffs are finally here and if you didn't get a first round bye in your league then you might be struggling with who to start.

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James Conner vs. 49ers

James Conner goes against a familiar foe in week 15 as he takes on the stout run defense of the San Francisco 49ers. The last time Conner faced the 49ers in week 4 he had 11 carries for 52 yards and 1 catch for 4 yards with no touchdowns. That was only good for 6.6 fantasy points that week.

The 49ers have the 1st ranked defense against the run in 2023. They are giving up an average of 57.15 rushing yards a game, and. 38 rushing touchdowns a game. The 49ers also allow an average of 5.54 receptions, 36.46 receiving yards and .08 receiving touchdowns a game to running backs. 49ers allow an average of 10.46 fantasy points a game to running backs. I see Conner doing what he did against the 49ers in week 4 again in week 15.

Seahawks running backs vs. Eagles

The Seahawks have struggled to establish the run the past few weeks and I expect the same to happen in this game. The Seahawks will most likely be trailing in this game and will need to rely heavily on their passing game if they want to have a shot against the Eagles.

The Eagles' run defense is also quite good against the run. They are ranked the 3rd best and allow an average of 70.08 rushing yards a game and .31 rushing touchdowns a game. Eagles give up an average of 5.31 receptions, 36.46 receiving yards and .08 receiving touchdowns a game to running backs. They are pretty stingy and allow 11.38 fantasy point average per game. The Seahawks backfield will disappoint this week.