From committees to handcuffs, owners need to know NFL backfields

The value of running backs is high once again after a season that saw the likes of Matt Forte, Chris Johnson, Steve Slaton and Michael Turner produce solid numbers. That will be evident in the first two rounds of drafts, which will be littered with superstar runners.

In a time when backfield committees are more prominent than ever around the league, it's important to know which backs are slated to start, which backs have lost or increased value, and who will serve fantasy owners best as potential handcuffs.

Here's our look at the backfield situations for all 32 teams and how these scenarios will affect 2009 fantasy drafts.

Arizona Cardinals

Atlanta Falcons

Baltimore Ravens

Buffalo Bills

Carolina Panthers

Chicago Bears

Cincinnati Bengals

Cleveland Browns

Dallas Cowboys

Denver Broncos

Detroit Lions

Green Bay Packers

Houston Texans

Indianapolis Colts

Jacksonville Jaguars

Kansas City Chiefs

Miami Dolphins

Minnesota Vikings

New England Patriots

New Orleans Saints

New York Giants

New York Jets

Oakland Raiders

Philadelphia Eagles

Pittsburgh Steelers

St. Louis Rams

San Diego Chargers

San Francisco 49ers

Seattle Seahawks

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tennessee Titans

Washington Redskins

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