Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 52 Experts (86 available) -
Rank WSID Running Backs (Team) Bye Best Worst Avg Std Dev ADP vs. ADP
Tier 1 
1 David Johnson ARI 8 1 2 1.1 0.3 1.0 0.0
2 Le'Veon Bell PIT 9 1 2 1.9 0.3 2.0 0.0
3 LeSean McCoy BUF 6 3 12 4.1 1.9 3.0 0.0
4 Melvin Gordon LAC 9 3 9 4.3 1.2 4.0 0.0
Tier 2 
5 Devonta Freeman ATL 5 3 10 4.9 1.4 5.0 0.0
6 Jay Ajayi PHI 10 3 17 6.5 2.1 8.0 +2.0
7 DeMarco Murray TEN 8 4 16 7.6 2.0 7.0 0.0
8 Jordan Howard CHI 9 4 14 8.2 2.3 6.0 -2.0
9 Todd Gurley LAR 8 5 16 9.6 2.2 10.0 +1.0
Tier 3 
10 Ezekiel Elliott DAL 6 3 31 11.5 5.7 9.0 -1.0
11 Isaiah Crowell CLE 9 7 20 12.6 2.7 14.0 +3.0
12 Kareem Hunt KC 10 6 22 13.3 3.1 15.0 +3.0
13 Leonard Fournette JAC 8 8 21 13.6 3.1 11.0 -2.0
14 Carlos Hyde SF 11 6 21 15.2 3.4 18.0 +4.0
15 Lamar Miller HOU 7 10 23 15.9 3.2 13.0 -2.0
16 Marshawn Lynch OAK 10 8 33 16.8 4.4 16.0 0.0
17 Christian McCaffrey CAR 11 10 26 17.0 3.6 12.0 -5.0
Tier 4 
18 Ty Montgomery GB 8 9 27 18.2 3.6 17.0 -1.0
19 Joe Mixon CIN 6 11 30 20.0 3.6 19.0 0.0
20 Mark Ingram NO 5 8 30 20.9 4.0 20.0 0.0
21 Bilal Powell NYJ 11 12 30 21.9 3.2 21.0 0.0
22 C.J. Anderson DEN 5 14 35 23.9 3.7 22.0 0.0
23 Ameer Abdullah DET 7 13 32 24.1 3.8 23.0 0.0
24 Tevin Coleman ATL 5 16 40 26.2 4.5 25.0 +1.0
Tier 5 
25 Danny Woodhead BAL 10 18 53 27.3 5.3 24.0 -1.0
26 Frank Gore IND 11 21 47 29.0 5.5 29.0 +3.0
27 Doug Martin TB 1 18 45 29.5 5.7 26.0 -1.0
28 Mike Gillislee NE 9 19 50 29.7 5.5 28.0 0.0
29 Terrance West BAL 10 9 46 31.6 6.8 34.0 +5.0
30 Adrian Peterson ARI 8 20 56 32.5 6.1 27.0 -3.0
31 Paul Perkins NYG 8 22 49 32.5 5.1 31.0 0.0
32 Theo Riddick DET 7 23 48 34.1 5.0 30.0 -2.0
33 Duke Johnson CLE 9 24 48 34.8 5.5 33.0 0.0
34 Derrick Henry TEN 8 28 52 36.5 5.0 32.0 -2.0
35 Jonathan Stewart CAR 11 25 49 39.4 4.7 40.0 +5.0
Tier 6 
36 James White NE 9 23 66 40.1 6.8 38.0 +2.0
37 LeGarrette Blount PHI 10 24 52 40.0 7.1 37.0 0.0
38 Matt Forte NYJ 11 22 65 42.0 7.2 41.0 +3.0
39 Eddie Lacy SEA 6 21 62 42.2 8.3 35.0 -4.0
40 Thomas Rawls SEA 6 29 54 43.5 6.4 39.0 -1.0
41 Darren McFadden DAL 6 32 77 44.3 7.5 36.0 -5.0
42 Rex Burkhead NE 9 29 83 47.1 10.0 45.0 +3.0
43 Jacquizz Rodgers TB 1 31 68 48.9 9.1 42.0 -1.0
44 Samaje Perine WAS 5 20 93 51.4 11.3 44.0 0.0
45 Shane Vereen NYG 8 33 80 52.6 10.5 50.0 +5.0
46 Jamaal Charles DEN 5 35 77 51.9 9.1 43.0 -3.0
Tier 7 
47 Jamaal Williams GB 8 39 66 52.0 7.2 46.0 -1.0
48 Giovani Bernard CIN 6 37 64 51.5 6.6 47.0 -1.0
49 Latavius Murray MIN 9 37 66 55.1 7.2 48.0 -1.0
50 DeAndre Washington OAK 10 38 72 55.5 7.6 56.0 +6.0
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51 Alvin Kamara NO 5 42 65 53.3 5.4 49.0 -2.0
52 Marlon Mack IND 11 37 110 62.4 12.7 53.0 +1.0
53 Wendell Smallwood PHI 10 39 77 60.5 8.0 52.0 -1.0
54 Charles Sims TB 1 44 77 59.5 6.8 57.0 +3.0
55 Charcandrick West KC 10 42 88 65.3 9.7 62.0 +7.0
56 Jonathan Williams NO 5 40 133 68.1 17.4 51.0 -5.0
57 Kyle Juszczyk SF 11 41 115 73.3 13.8 70.0 +13.0
58 Matt Breida SF 11 47 85 63.3 9.3 71.0 +13.0
59 Jalen Richard OAK 10 45 77 63.8 6.1 58.0 -1.0
60 James Conner PIT 9 48 105 69.6 10.1 54.0 -6.0
Tier 8 
61 Mike Tolbert BUF 6 47 106 77.8 11.4 94.0 +33.0
62 De'Angelo Henderson DEN 5 47 131 79.5 16.1 63.0 +1.0
63 Devontae Booker DEN 5 48 96 70.7 8.4 64.0 +1.0
64 Dion Lewis NE 9 49 83 61.4 7.4 55.0 -9.0
65 T.J. Yeldon JAC 8 50 81 65.7 6.6 60.0 -5.0
66 Tarik Cohen CHI 9 52 82 68.9 7.2 66.0 0.0
67 Jerick McKinnon MIN 9 53 86 70.7 7.5 73.0 +6.0
68 Branden Oliver LAC 9 55 102 73.7 10.5 68.0 0.0
69 Zach Zenner DET 7 52 90 75.2 7.7 65.0 -4.0
70 Kerwynn Williams ARI 8 53 104 75.8 10.2 69.0 -1.0
71 Orleans Darkwa NYG 8 57 98 76.0 9.7 83.0 +12.0
72 Chris Ivory JAC 8 64 92 76.8 6.1 67.0 -5.0
73 Tim Hightower FA 52 105 77.3 13.9 74.0 +1.0
74 Damien Williams MIA 1 69 91 78.1 5.9 90.0 +16.0
75 Javorius Allen BAL 10 52 90 78.4 8.8 76.0 +1.0
76 Alfred Morris DAL 6 56 96 78.6 8.8 75.0 -1.0
77 Kenyan Drake MIA 1 65 95 80.3 8.2 61.0 -16.0
78 Wayne Gallman NYG 8 65 94 80.7 7.2 81.0 +3.0
79 Matt Jones IND 11 52 118 83.8 14.7 80.0 +1.0
80 Ryan Mathews FA 60 100 84.2 11.8 84.0 +4.0
81 Andre Ellington FA 67 114 85.1 9.4
82 Alfred Blue HOU 7 60 99 85.1 9.8 98.0 +16.0
83 Benny Cunningham CHI 9 73 113 85.1 8.1 99.0 +16.0
84 Chris Johnson FA 76 97 85.3 7.6 79.0 -5.0
85 Malcolm Brown LAR 8 64 99 85.6 8.8 100.0 +15.0
86 Aaron Jones GB 8 67 123 86.3 10.5 78.0 -8.0
87 Kenjon Barner PHI 10 85 89 87.0 2.0 88.0 +1.0
88 Jeremy McNichols SF 11 67 125 87.5 17.1 82.0 -6.0
89 Donnel Pumphrey PHI 10 73 119 87.8 9.5 72.0 -17.0
90 Shaun Draughn FA 86 91 88.8 1.8 92.0 +2.0
91 Jeremy Langford FA 71 131 89.5 13.3
92 Dwayne Washington DET 7 51 144 89.7 17.5 87.0 -5.0
93 Lance Dunbar LAR 8 72 145 90.1 14.4
94 C.J. Spiller FA 67 114 90.4 12.3 59.0 -35.0
95 Elijah McGuire NYJ 11 77 103 90.9 6.7 95.0 0.0
96 DeAngelo Williams FA 81 101 92.6 9.1 86.0 -10.0
97 Joe Banyard FA 77 107 93.3 8.5
98 Elijah Hood OAK 10 75 122 93.6 18.5
99 James Starks FA 87 101 94.0 7.0 89.0 -10.0
100 Rashad Jennings FA 85 100 94.3 6.6
101 Raheem Mostert SF 11 81 105 95.5 7.2
102 Kenneth Farrow LAC 9 83 129 95.7 15.6
103 Aaron Ripkowski GB 8 79 109 96.3 9.8
104 Fozzy Whittaker CAR 11 82 109 97.9 7.5
105 Jamize Olawale OAK 10 78 108 98.4 10.8
106 Terron Ward ATL 5 87 107 98.4 6.7
107 Matt Dayes FA 89 108 98.5 9.5
108 Corey Clement PHI 10 65 128 98.8 22.8 96.0 -12.0
109 Cameron Artis-Payne CAR 11 83 119 99.1 10.9 91.0 -18.0
110 Terrell Watson PIT 9 81 122 100.7 12.9
111 Tyler Ervin HOU 7 70 127 101.0 19.0 102.0 -9.0
112 Ronnie Hillman FA 93 110 101.0 7.0
113 Rod Smith DAL 6 90 124 102.1 12.2 97.0 -16.0
114 Matthew Dayes CLE 9 97 106 102.3 3.3
115 Devante Mays GB 8 98 105 102.7 3.3
116 Corey Grant JAC 8 74 138 102.9 16.5
117 Andy Janovich DEN 5 86 114 104.0 10.1
118 Ka'Deem Carey FA 91 134 104.5 17.5
119 Josh Ferguson IND 11 90 146 105.5 23.4
120 Peyton Barber TB 1 75 141 107.9 20.3
121 Derrick Coleman ATL 5 92 124 108.0 16.0 93.0 -28.0
122 John Kuhn NO 5 75 150 108.4 25.0
123 Patrick DiMarco BUF 6 94 121 108.8 8.8
124 91 130 109.0 14.1
125 Alex Collins BAL 10 89 124 110.2 15.1
126 Travaris Cadet BUF 6 110 111 110.5 0.5
127 Dan Vitale CLE 9 104 120 112.2 6.6
128 Austin Ekeler LAC 9 112 114 113.0 1.0
129 Daniel Lasco NO 5 77 151 113.1 22.6 85.0 -44.0
130 Anthony Sherman KC 10 103 125 113.3 9.0
131 Mack Brown MIN 9 86 130 114.0 19.9
132 T.J. Logan ARI 8 94 136 114.5 17.9
133 Brian Hill CIN 6 93 133 115.0 14.1
134 Jalston Fowler TEN 8 110 123 115.6 4.7
135 Derek Watt LAC 9 116 117 116.3 0.4
136 Justin Davis LAR 8 102 127 116.4 9.0
137 David Fluellen TEN 8 106 129 117.5 11.5 101.0 -36.0
138 Andre Williams LAC 9 112 127 117.7 6.6
139 Akeem Hunt KC 10 110 132 118.0 9.9
140 Taiwan Jones BUF 6 112 140 121.7 13.0
141 Jay Prosch HOU 7 116 128 121.8 3.9
142 Fitzgerald Toussaint PIT 9 123 126 124.5 1.5
143 Brandon Bolden NE 9 98 148 125.0 20.6
144 Brandon Wilds JAC 8 121 135 128.0 7.0
145 Jordan Todman HOU 7 131 132 131.5 0.5
146 James Develin NE 9 124 142 133.0 9.0
147 CJ Ham MIN 9 130 139 134.5 4.5

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