There's a large contingent of football fans that staunchly believe preseason games are completely inconsequential. To these naysayers, they're nothing more than an evaluation phase for head coaches looking to comprise the best 53-man roster possible. However, most fanatics would vehemently disagree. Exhibition action gives owners the opportunity to gain invaluable insight into potential sleepers and busts. In an attempt to decipher the meaningful from the meaningless, here are the top-five Flames from Preseason Week 3.
Doug Martin, TB, RB – The past two seasons Martin’s fantasy value rested gently in a dark recess on the ocean floor. Up to 20 carries for 118 yards (5.9 ypc) this preseason (9-40-1 vs. Cleveland Saturday WATCH TD RUN HERE), the raised running back has finally resurfaced. He’s looked fast (No. 7 preseason in breakaway percentage), short-field quick and slippery (No. 4 in elusive rating), shades of theRead More »from Preseason Week 3 Flames: Muscle up! Doug Martin's fantasy resurrection well underway