Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 57 Experts (94 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 13 4.2 2.1 3.0 0.0
4 Melvin Gordon LAC 9 3 9 4.4 1.2 4.0 0.0
Tier 2 
5 Devonta Freeman ATL 5 3 9 4.6 1.1 5.0 0.0
6 Jay Ajayi MIA 1 3 20 6.8 2.4 8.0 +2.0
7 DeMarco Murray TEN 8 4 17 7.6 2.3 7.0 0.0
8 Jordan Howard CHI 9 4 17 8.8 2.6 6.0 -2.0
9 Todd Gurley LAR 8 5 16 9.5 2.2 10.0 +1.0
Tier 3 
10 Ezekiel Elliott DAL 6 3 32 12.0 6.2 9.0 -1.0
11 Isaiah Crowell CLE 9 7 21 13.1 3.0 14.0 +3.0
12 Kareem Hunt KC 10 6 23 13.6 3.5 15.0 +3.0
13 Leonard Fournette JAC 8 8 24 14.6 3.5 11.0 -2.0
14 Christian McCaffrey CAR 11 8 25 15.2 3.9 12.0 -2.0
15 Carlos Hyde SF 11 7 23 16.2 3.7 18.0 +3.0
16 Lamar Miller HOU 7 10 29 16.5 3.9 13.0 -3.0
17 Ty Montgomery GB 8 6 27 17.1 4.3 17.0 0.0
Tier 4 
18 Marshawn Lynch OAK 10 8 37 18.1 5.5 16.0 -2.0
19 Joe Mixon CIN 6 12 29 20.5 3.7 19.0 0.0
20 Bilal Powell NYJ 11 8 31 20.9 3.8 21.0 +1.0
21 Mark Ingram NO 5 7 34 21.0 4.8 20.0 -1.0
22 Danny Woodhead BAL 10 13 50 23.2 5.4 24.0 +2.0
23 Ameer Abdullah DET 7 10 37 24.3 4.5 23.0 0.0
24 C.J. Anderson DEN 5 16 40 25.0 4.3 22.0 -2.0
25 Tevin Coleman ATL 5 15 40 26.8 4.7 25.0 0.0
Tier 5 
26 Theo Riddick DET 7 13 48 29.7 6.0 30.0 +4.0
27 Frank Gore IND 11 22 47 30.0 5.4 29.0 +2.0
28 Duke Johnson CLE 9 20 44 30.5 5.3 34.0 +6.0
29 Doug Martin TB 1 17 46 31.4 6.4 26.0 -3.0
30 Terrance West BAL 10 9 49 32.7 6.9 35.0 +5.0
31 Mike Gillislee NE 9 24 55 32.8 5.3 28.0 -3.0
32 Paul Perkins NYG 8 22 54 34.0 5.3 31.0 -1.0
33 Adrian Peterson ARI 8 23 58 34.3 6.2 27.0 -6.0
34 James White NE 9 18 64 35.8 7.0 39.0 +5.0
35 Robert Kelley WAS 5 14 55 36.6 7.3 32.0 -3.0
36 Derrick Henry TEN 8 28 58 38.8 6.0 33.0 -3.0
Tier 6 
37 Matt Forte NYJ 11 23 61 41.4 6.7 42.0 +5.0
38 Jonathan Stewart CAR 11 25 54 42.8 5.6 41.0 +3.0
39 C.J. Prosise SEA 6 29 62 43.2 7.6 43.0 +4.0
40 Darren McFadden DAL 6 29 79 44.6 8.1 37.0 -3.0
41 Eddie Lacy SEA 6 25 67 44.6 8.2 36.0 -5.0
42 LeGarrette Blount PHI 10 27 58 44.4 7.4 38.0 -4.0
43 Rex Burkhead NE 9 29 84 47.1 10.5 47.0 +4.0
44 Thomas Rawls SEA 6 29 57 45.3 6.8 40.0 -4.0
45 Shane Vereen NYG 8 19 77 48.0 11.6 53.0 +8.0
46 Chris Thompson WAS 5 30 69 48.9 9.0 58.0 +12.0
47 Jacquizz Rodgers TB 1 24 69 49.6 9.8 44.0 -3.0
48 Giovani Bernard CIN 6 33 65 49.3 7.3 49.0 +1.0
49 Jamaal Charles DEN 5 27 74 50.9 9.3 45.0 -4.0
Tier 7 
50 Samaje Perine WAS 5 20 96 53.0 11.5 46.0 -4.0
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51 Alvin Kamara NO 5 38 67 51.0 6.1 52.0 +1.0
52 Jeremy Hill CIN 6 34 73 52.6 7.6 51.0 -1.0
53 Jamaal Williams GB 8 37 69 53.9 8.0 48.0 -5.0
54 DeAndre Washington OAK 10 40 72 55.9 8.0 61.0 +7.0
55 Latavius Murray MIN 9 40 69 57.0 7.8 50.0 -5.0
56 Marlon Mack IND 11 35 110 62.7 13.2 56.0 0.0
57 Wendell Smallwood PHI 10 41 79 59.8 9.1 55.0 -2.0
58 Charles Sims TB 1 39 71 56.6 6.6 62.0 +4.0
59 Jonathan Williams DEN 5 38 133 67.8 18.2 54.0 -5.0
60 Kyle Juszczyk SF 11 34 112 69.5 14.3 75.0 +15.0
61 D'Onta Foreman HOU 7 42 82 60.4 8.9 57.0 -4.0
Tier 8 
62 Matt Breida SF 11 46 86 63.7 10.1 76.0 +14.0
63 Charcandrick West KC 10 41 90 65.0 9.1 67.0 +4.0
64 Dion Lewis NE 9 46 83 60.3 7.9 60.0 -4.0
65 T.J. Yeldon JAC 8 46 77 62.7 6.8 65.0 0.0
66 Jalen Richard OAK 10 45 80 63.0 6.9 63.0 -3.0
67 James Conner PIT 9 47 105 70.8 9.7 59.0 -8.0
68 Jerick McKinnon MIN 9 49 85 68.1 7.8 78.0 +10.0
69 Devontae Booker DEN 5 47 99 70.9 9.7 69.0 0.0
70 Mike Tolbert BUF 6 47 107 78.4 11.5 99.0 +29.0
71 Kerwynn Williams ARI 8 48 102 77.7 10.9 74.0 +3.0
72 Javorius Allen BAL 10 48 92 77.8 9.8 81.0 +9.0
73 Branden Oliver LAC 9 49 101 74.2 10.7 73.0 0.0
74 De'Angelo Henderson DEN 5 50 131 80.9 15.2 68.0 -6.0
Tier 9 
75 Tarik Cohen CHI 9 52 79 68.7 7.2 71.0 -4.0
76 Zach Zenner DET 7 53 94 76.2 7.6 70.0 -6.0
77 Tim Hightower FA 51 103 77.2 13.4 79.0 +2.0
78 Damien Williams MIA 1 64 92 77.3 6.4 95.0 +17.0
79 Chris Ivory JAC 8 65 95 77.8 6.2 72.0 -7.0
80 Orleans Darkwa NYG 8 62 96 78.3 7.8 88.0 +8.0
81 Kenyan Drake MIA 1 64 95 79.2 9.2 66.0 -15.0
82 Alfred Morris DAL 6 57 98 80.4 9.0 80.0 -2.0
83 Wayne Gallman NYG 8 65 94 81.6 7.0 86.0 +3.0
84 Andre Ellington ARI 8 66 113 82.0 9.8
85 Kenjon Barner PHI 10 83 83 83.0 0.0 93.0 +8.0
86 Benny Cunningham CHI 9 72 113 83.5 8.3 104.0 +18.0
87 Malcolm Brown LAR 8 61 97 83.5 9.5 105.0 +18.0
88 Alfred Blue HOU 7 61 99 85.0 9.8 103.0 +15.0
89 Matt Jones IND 11 58 118 86.3 14.9 85.0 -4.0
90 Ryan Mathews FA 64 100 86.5 11.7 89.0 -1.0
91 Aaron Jones GB 8 65 125 87.0 10.6 83.0 -8.0
92 Shaun Draughn FA 86 89 87.7 1.2 97.0 +5.0
93 C.J. Spiller FA 60 114 87.7 12.4 64.0 -29.0
94 Donnel Pumphrey PHI 10 73 121 87.7 9.8 77.0 -17.0
95 Chris Johnson FA 79 100 87.9 8.1 84.0 -11.0
96 Lance Dunbar LAR 8 69 143 88.2 14.7
97 Jeremy McNichols SF 11 68 125 88.4 16.8 87.0 -10.0
98 Dwayne Washington DET 7 52 144 89.7 17.3 92.0 -6.0
99 Elijah McGuire NYJ 11 76 104 90.2 6.5 100.0 +1.0
100 Jeremy Langford FA 71 131 91.0 13.6
101 Kenneth Farrow LAC 9 77 127 92.6 15.1
102 Raheem Mostert SF 11 82 98 93.8 6.0
103 Rashad Jennings FA 85 101 94.3 6.8
104 Joe Banyard BUF 6 77 109 94.6 8.1
105 DeAngelo Williams FA 83 103 94.8 8.2 91.0 -14.0
106 Elijah Hood OAK 10 76 122 95.3 17.8
107 James Starks FA 90 101 95.5 5.5 94.0 -13.0
108 Aaron Ripkowski GB 8 79 109 96.7 10.1
109 Fozzy Whittaker CAR 11 82 109 96.8 7.3
110 Jamize Olawale OAK 10 76 106 97.4 11.3
111 Matt Dayes FA 89 107 98.0 9.0
112 Terron Ward ATL 5 88 106 98.2 6.2
113 Tyler Ervin HOU 7 67 124 98.5 19.5 107.0 -6.0
114 Terrell Watson PIT 9 81 122 99.0 14.4
115 Cameron Artis-Payne CAR 11 83 122 101.1 12.2 96.0 -19.0
116 Corey Clement PHI 10 65 130 101.2 22.6 101.0 -15.0
117 Josh Ferguson FA 87 145 102.0 24.8
118 Rod Smith DAL 6 90 120 102.1 11.9 102.0 -16.0
119 Andy Janovich DEN 5 84 112 102.4 10.1
120 Ronnie Hillman FA 92 111 102.7 7.9
121 Devante Mays GB 8 98 107 103.3 3.9
122 Ka'Deem Carey FA 89 134 103.5 18.2
123 Travaris Cadet NYJ 11 104 105 104.5 0.5
124 83 130 104.8 17.4
125 Matthew Dayes CLE 9 96 111 105.3 5.6
126 John Kuhn NO 5 73 149 107.0 25.5
127 Patrick DiMarco BUF 6 91 119 107.2 9.5
128 Peyton Barber TB 1 76 141 107.6 19.9
129 Alex Collins BAL 10 87 124 109.4 15.3
130 Derrick Coleman ATL 5 93 126 109.5 16.5 98.0 -32.0
131 Dan Vitale CLE 9 101 117 110.0 6.1
132 Corey Grant JAC 8 96 137 111.0 13.1
133 Anthony Sherman KC 10 102 123 112.3 8.6
134 Daniel Lasco NO 5 77 151 113.0 22.7 90.0 -44.0
135 Mack Brown WAS 5 86 128 113.3 19.3
136 T.J. Logan ARI 8 95 135 113.5 17.7
137 Austin Ekeler LAC 9 114 115 114.5 0.5
138 Jalston Fowler TEN 8 110 123 114.8 4.7
139 Derek Watt LAC 9 114 117 115.8 1.1
140 Justin Davis LAR 8 104 128 116.8 8.7
141 Akeem Hunt KC 10 109 132 117.3 10.4
142 Brian Hill FA 93 133 117.9 13.8
143 Andre Williams LAC 9 114 126 118.7 5.2
144 David Fluellen TEN 8 111 129 120.0 9.0 106.0 -38.0
145 Jay Prosch HOU 7 116 128 120.2 4.2
146 Taiwan Jones BUF 6 112 142 122.3 13.9
147 Brandon Bolden NE 9 94 148 124.0 22.4
148 Fitzgerald Toussaint PIT 9 123 125 124.0 1.0
149 Brandon Wilds JAC 8 122 134 128.0 6.0
150 James Develin NE 9 124 140 132.0 8.0
151 Jordan Todman HOU 7 132 133 132.5 0.5
152 CJ Ham MIN 9 129 139 134.0 5.0

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