Notebook: RBs in Detroit, Carolina and more

Here's an early look at some of the most important position battles that will affect fantasy football outlooks and strategies in 2007.

Running Back

Buffalo: Marshawn Lynch is clearly the prime choice and it's just a matter of when he is ready to take over most of the workload. Anthony Thomas is veteran insurance, but won't be an effective starter if Lynch falters early in his career. This is Lynch's job to take and he will play well enough to at least be a quality flex player in his rookie year.