Pick up Jerick McKinnon now

Jerick McKinnon is currently averaging 6.2 yards per touch this season. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

In our first edition of using game tape to size up players' fantasy outlooks, we focused in on veterans who were struggling out of the gate early in the season.

This time around we'll mix things up, examining relative unknowns (or players who are not owned in over 40 percent of leagues) who are currently carrying fantasy-relevant roles and providing our take on how to treat them in your lineup or whether they are worth a waiver-wire investment.

We begin with a rookie running back playing in Thursday night's game.

Jerick McKinnon, RB, Minnesota Vikings

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