Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 53 Experts (84 available) -
Rank 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 4.8 1.4 5.0 0.0
6 Jay Ajayi MIA 1 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 2.1 10.0 +1.0
Tier 3 
10 Ezekiel Elliott DAL 6 3 31 11.7 5.9 9.0 -1.0
11 Isaiah Crowell CLE 9 7 20 12.6 2.7 15.0 +4.0
12 Kareem Hunt KC 10 6 22 13.3 3.1 16.0 +4.0
13 Leonard Fournette JAC 8 8 21 13.6 3.1 11.0 -2.0
14 Dalvin Cook MIN 9 9 22 14.5 3.4 14.0 0.0
15 Carlos Hyde SF 11 6 21 15.2 3.4 19.0 +4.0
16 Lamar Miller HOU 7 10 23 15.8 3.2 13.0 -3.0
17 Marshawn Lynch OAK 10 8 33 16.8 4.3 17.0 0.0
18 Christian McCaffrey CAR 11 10 26 16.9 3.7 12.0 -6.0
Tier 4 
19 Ty Montgomery GB 8 9 27 18.2 3.6 18.0 -1.0
20 Joe Mixon CIN 6 11 30 19.9 3.6 20.0 0.0
21 Mark Ingram NO 5 8 30 20.9 3.9 21.0 0.0
22 Bilal Powell NYJ 11 12 30 21.9 3.1 22.0 0.0
23 C.J. Anderson DEN 5 14 35 23.8 3.6 23.0 0.0
24 Ameer Abdullah DET 7 13 32 24.1 3.8 24.0 0.0
25 Tevin Coleman ATL 5 16 40 26.2 4.4 26.0 +1.0
26 Danny Woodhead BAL 10 18 53 27.3 5.2 25.0 -1.0
Tier 5 
27 Frank Gore IND 11 21 47 29.0 5.5 30.0 +3.0
28 Doug Martin TB 1 18 45 29.5 5.7 27.0 -1.0
29 Mike Gillislee NE 9 19 50 29.7 5.4 29.0 0.0
30 Terrance West BAL 10 9 46 31.7 6.7 36.0 +6.0
31 Adrian Peterson NO 5 20 56 32.3 6.1 28.0 -3.0
32 Paul Perkins NYG 8 22 49 32.6 5.1 32.0 0.0
33 Robert Kelley WAS 5 15 52 33.9 6.8 33.0 0.0
34 Theo Riddick DET 7 23 48 34.1 5.0 31.0 -3.0
35 Duke Johnson CLE 9 24 48 34.8 5.5 35.0 0.0
36 Derrick Henry TEN 8 27 52 36.3 5.1 34.0 -2.0
Tier 6 
37 Jonathan Stewart CAR 11 25 49 39.4 4.7 42.0 +5.0
38 James White NE 9 23 66 40.1 6.8 40.0 +2.0
39 LeGarrette Blount PHI 10 24 52 39.9 7.1 39.0 0.0
40 Darren Sproles PHI 10 26 72 42.0 8.1 43.0 +3.0
41 Matt Forte NYJ 11 22 65 42.0 7.2 44.0 +3.0
42 Eddie Lacy SEA 6 21 62 42.4 8.3 37.0 -5.0
43 Thomas Rawls SEA 6 29 54 43.6 6.3 41.0 -2.0
44 Darren McFadden DAL 6 32 77 44.5 7.5 38.0 -6.0
45 Rex Burkhead NE 9 29 83 47.1 9.9 49.0 +4.0
46 C.J. Prosise SEA 6 33 65 45.5 6.7 45.0 -1.0
47 Jacquizz Rodgers TB 1 31 68 49.0 9.1 46.0 -1.0
48 Samaje Perine WAS 5 20 93 51.3 11.2 48.0 0.0
49 Jeremy Hill CIN 6 32 69 49.6 7.2 53.0 +4.0
Tier 7 
50 Jamaal Charles DEN 5 35 77 51.6 9.2 47.0 -3.0
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51 Shane Vereen NYG 8 33 80 52.8 10.4 55.0 +4.0
52 Jamaal Williams GB 8 39 66 51.8 7.2 50.0 -2.0
53 Chris Thompson WAS 5 36 73 52.6 8.2 60.0 +7.0
54 Giovani Bernard CIN 6 37 64 51.6 6.5 51.0 -3.0
55 Latavius Murray MIN 9 37 66 55.3 7.3 52.0 -3.0
56 DeAndre Washington OAK 10 38 72 55.6 7.6 63.0 +7.0
57 Alvin Kamara NO 5 42 65 53.2 5.4 54.0 -3.0
58 Marlon Mack IND 11 37 110 62.2 12.7 58.0 0.0
59 D'Onta Foreman HOU 7 45 78 59.5 8.0 59.0 0.0
60 Wendell Smallwood PHI 10 39 78 60.8 8.3 57.0 -3.0
61 Charles Sims TB 1 44 77 59.5 6.8 64.0 +3.0
Tier 8 
62 Charcandrick West KC 10 42 88 65.1 9.6 69.0 +7.0
63 Jonathan Williams DEN 5 40 133 68.7 17.3 56.0 -7.0
64 Kyle Juszczyk SF 11 41 115 73.2 13.6 78.0 +14.0
65 Matt Breida SF 11 47 85 63.6 9.3 79.0 +14.0
66 Jalen Richard OAK 10 45 77 63.8 6.0 65.0 -1.0
67 James Conner PIT 9 48 105 69.8 10.1 61.0 -6.0
68 Chris Carson SEA 6 45 122 70.5 14.6 70.0 +2.0
69 Mike Tolbert BUF 6 47 106 77.8 11.4 103.0 +34.0
70 De'Angelo Henderson DEN 5 47 131 79.1 15.9 71.0 +1.0
71 Devontae Booker DEN 5 48 96 70.6 8.3 72.0 +1.0
72 Dion Lewis NE 9 49 83 61.3 7.3 62.0 -10.0
73 T.J. Yeldon JAC 8 50 81 65.7 6.5 67.0 -6.0
Tier 9 
74 Robert Turbin IND 11 52 84 64.3 7.6 81.0 +7.0
75 Tarik Cohen CHI 9 52 82 68.7 7.2 74.0 -1.0
76 Jerick McKinnon MIN 9 53 86 70.9 7.5 82.0 +6.0
77 Branden Oliver LAC 9 55 102 73.9 10.4 76.0 -1.0
78 Zach Zenner DET 7 52 90 75.1 7.7 73.0 -5.0
79 Kerwynn Williams ARI 8 53 104 75.8 10.2 77.0 -2.0
80 Orleans Darkwa NYG 8 57 98 76.0 9.7 92.0 +12.0
81 Chris Ivory JAC 8 64 92 76.6 6.2 75.0 -6.0
82 Tim Hightower FA 52 105 77.3 13.9 83.0 +1.0
83 Damien Williams MIA 1 69 91 78.1 5.9 99.0 +16.0
84 Javorius Allen BAL 10 52 90 78.3 8.7 85.0 +1.0
85 Alfred Morris DAL 6 56 96 78.6 8.8 84.0 -1.0
86 Kenyan Drake MIA 1 65 95 80.3 8.2 68.0 -18.0
87 Wayne Gallman NYG 8 65 94 80.6 7.1 90.0 +3.0
88 Matt Jones FA 52 118 83.8 14.4 89.0 +1.0
89 Ryan Mathews FA 60 100 84.2 11.8 93.0 +4.0
90 Andre Ellington ARI 8 67 114 85.1 9.4
91 Alfred Blue HOU 7 60 99 85.1 9.8 107.0 +16.0
92 Benny Cunningham CHI 9 73 113 85.1 8.1 108.0 +16.0
93 Chris Johnson ARI 8 76 97 85.3 7.6 88.0 -5.0
94 Malcolm Brown LAR 8 64 99 85.6 8.8 109.0 +15.0
95 Aaron Jones GB 8 67 123 86.3 10.5 87.0 -8.0
96 Jeremy McNichols SF 11 67 125 86.9 16.8 91.0 -5.0
97 Kenjon Barner FA 85 89 87.0 2.0 97.0 0.0
98 Donnel Pumphrey PHI 10 73 119 87.8 9.5 80.0 -18.0
99 Shaun Draughn FA 86 91 88.8 1.8 101.0 +2.0
100 Dwayne Washington DET 7 51 144 88.8 17.8 96.0 -4.0
101 Jeremy Langford BAL 10 71 131 89.4 13.0
102 Lance Dunbar LAR 8 72 145 90.1 14.4
103 C.J. Spiller KC 10 67 114 90.4 12.3 66.0 -37.0
104 DeAngelo Williams FA 81 101 90.8 9.2 95.0 -9.0
105 Elijah McGuire NYJ 11 77 103 90.9 6.7 104.0 -1.0
106 Elijah Hood OAK 10 75 122 92.5 17.6
107 Joe Banyard BUF 6 77 107 93.3 8.5
108 James Starks FA 87 101 94.0 7.0 98.0 -10.0
109 Rashad Jennings FA 85 100 94.3 6.6
110 Raheem Mostert SF 11 81 105 95.5 7.2
111 Kenneth Farrow FA 83 129 95.7 15.6
112 Aaron Ripkowski GB 8 79 109 96.3 9.8
113 Fozzy Whittaker CAR 11 82 109 97.9 7.5
114 Jamize Olawale OAK 10 78 108 98.4 10.8
115 Terron Ward ATL 5 87 107 98.4 6.7
116 Matt Dayes FA 89 108 98.5 9.5
117 Corey Clement PHI 10 65 128 98.8 22.8 105.0 -12.0
118 Cameron Artis-Payne CAR 11 83 119 99.1 10.9 100.0 -18.0
119 Terrell Watson PIT 9 81 122 100.7 12.9
120 Tyler Ervin HOU 7 70 127 101.0 19.0 111.0 -9.0
121 Ronnie Hillman FA 93 110 101.0 7.0
122 Rod Smith DAL 6 90 124 102.1 12.2 106.0 -16.0
123 Matthew Dayes CLE 9 97 106 102.3 3.3
124 Devante Mays GB 8 98 105 102.7 3.3
125 Corey Grant JAC 8 74 138 102.9 16.5
126 Andy Janovich DEN 5 86 114 104.0 10.1
127 Ka'Deem Carey CHI 9 91 134 104.5 17.5
128 Josh Ferguson FA 90 146 105.5 23.4
129 Peyton Barber TB 1 75 141 107.9 20.3
130 Derrick Coleman ATL 5 92 124 108.0 16.0 102.0 -28.0
131 John Kuhn NO 5 75 150 108.4 25.0
132 Patrick DiMarco BUF 6 94 121 108.8 8.8
133 91 130 109.0 14.1
134 Alex Collins BAL 10 89 124 110.2 15.1
135 Travaris Cadet FA 110 111 110.5 0.5
136 Dan Vitale CLE 9 104 120 112.2 6.6
137 Austin Ekeler LAC 9 112 114 113.0 1.0
138 Daniel Lasco FA 77 151 113.1 22.6 94.0 -44.0
139 Anthony Sherman KC 10 103 125 113.3 9.0
140 Mack Brown WAS 5 86 130 114.0 19.9
141 T.J. Logan ARI 8 94 136 114.5 17.9
142 Brian Hill ATL 5 93 133 115.0 14.1
143 Jalston Fowler TEN 8 110 123 115.6 4.7
144 Derek Watt LAC 9 116 117 116.3 0.4
145 Justin Davis LAR 8 102 127 116.4 9.0
146 David Fluellen TEN 8 106 129 117.5 11.5 110.0 -36.0
147 Andre Williams LAC 9 112 127 117.7 6.6
148 Akeem Hunt KC 10 110 132 118.0 9.9
149 Taiwan Jones BUF 6 112 140 121.7 13.0
150 Jay Prosch HOU 7 116 128 121.8 3.9
151 Fitzgerald Toussaint PIT 9 123 126 124.5 1.5
152 Brandon Bolden NE 9 98 148 125.0 20.6
153 Brandon Wilds CLE 9 121 135 128.0 7.0
154 Jordan Todman HOU 7 131 132 131.5 0.5
155 James Develin NE 9 124 142 133.0 9.0
156 CJ Ham MIN 9 130 139 134.5 4.5

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