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No transactions are likely to provide as much shock as the Odell Beckham trade from Tuesday, but at least a few major fantasy football-related developments occurred Wednesday.
- Le'Veon Bell (11.7 BB10/10.7 DRAFT) agreed to a four-year, $52.5 million deal with the Jets. It's a ton of money, and the contract pretty much dictates a heavy workload for Bell. Even in an anti-tempo offense, Bell should see enough usage to compete for a top-five finish at running back. His unique pass-catching upside (42.9 yards per game over 62 games) gives him a high floor and a chance at a higher ceiling that only the likes of Elliott, Barkley, Gurley, McCaffrey, Kamara, Gordon, and Johnson are likely to approach otherwise.
- Mark Ingram agreed to a three-year, $15 million deal with Baltimore. Ingram has a proven ability to produce and steps into a potentially favorable situation in Baltimore, where Lamar Jackson's presence forces the defense to worry more about containment. Gus Edwards was highly effective (5.2 YPC) last year as a runner and Kenneth Dixon has some skill as a runner and receiver both, but Ingram brings a new level of pedigree to the equation. With a 59.44 ADP on BestBall10s and 54.0 on DRAFT, Ingram is an easily justified pick in the fifth round, though inconsistency may come with it.
- Tevin Coleman agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with San Francisco. Jerick McKinnon and Matt Breida both present standout talent as they respectively return from their