The Pittsburgh Steelers used the 24th pick in the first round to make Najee Harris the first running back selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Pittsburgh also let starting running back James Conner walk in free agency this offseason, so Harris seems poised to handle a workhorse role in his first professional season.
Harris is the clear RB1 for dynasty rookie draft purposes, but just how high should he be ranked at the position in season-long leagues as a rookie?
SportsLine Fantasy analyst Jacob Gibbs provides a data-driven deep dive to answer that question and address anything that stood out from his advanced statistical profile. These player profiles are just a small part of the advanced analytical prep Gibbs is providing for SportsLine users heading into the 2021 Fantasy football season -- if you want an easy way to keep up with all of the information that will be published this spring and summer, this Advanced Fantasy Football Stat Guide will be updated with links to each article as they go live.
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