Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 82 Experts (127 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 11 3.9 1.8 3.0 0.0
Tier 2 
4 Melvin Gordon LAC 9 3 9 4.5 1.2 5.0 +1.0
5 Devonta Freeman ATL 5 3 12 5.2 1.5 4.0 -1.0
6 Jay Ajayi MIA 1 3 15 6.2 1.9 7.0 +1.0
7 DeMarco Murray TEN 8 4 15 7.9 1.9 6.0 -1.0
8 Jordan Howard CHI 9 4 14 8.0 2.1 9.0 +1.0
9 Todd Gurley LAR 8 5 19 9.8 2.5 10.0 +1.0
Tier 3 
10 Ezekiel Elliott DAL 6 3 31 10.7 5.4 8.0 -2.0
11 Leonard Fournette JAC 8 8 21 12.8 2.9 11.0 0.0
12 Isaiah Crowell CLE 9 7 21 13.3 2.9 14.0 +2.0
13 Kareem Hunt KC 10 7 45 14.0 4.8 16.0 +3.0
14 Carlos Hyde SF 11 5 25 14.6 3.0 17.0 +3.0
15 Lamar Miller HOU 7 8 24 15.1 3.2 15.0 0.0
16 Marshawn Lynch OAK 10 8 29 16.1 3.9 13.0 -3.0
Tier 4 
17 Ty Montgomery GB 8 7 27 18.6 4.2 18.0 +1.0
18 Christian McCaffrey CAR 11 11 33 19.3 4.3 12.0 -6.0
19 Joe Mixon CIN 6 11 32 19.9 3.3 19.0 0.0
20 Mark Ingram NO 5 10 33 21.0 3.6 20.0 0.0
21 C.J. Anderson DEN 5 14 35 22.4 3.3 21.0 0.0
22 Ameer Abdullah DET 7 14 32 23.7 3.5 22.0 0.0
23 Bilal Powell NYJ 11 13 34 23.7 4.3 24.0 +1.0
24 Tevin Coleman ATL 5 14 37 26.5 4.1 25.0 +1.0
25 Mike Gillislee NE 9 18 45 27.0 4.8 26.0 +1.0
26 Doug Martin TB 1 13 41 28.0 5.3 23.0 -3.0
27 Frank Gore IND 11 20 46 28.5 4.7 29.0 +2.0
Tier 5 
28 Terrance West BAL 10 9 58 30.6 6.4 31.0 +3.0
29 Adrian Peterson ARI 8 16 54 30.7 5.7 27.0 -2.0
30 Robert Kelley WAS 5 14 48 31.4 5.6 28.0 -2.0
31 Danny Woodhead BAL 10 22 56 32.4 5.5 34.0 +3.0
32 Paul Perkins NYG 8 22 52 32.2 4.9 30.0 -2.0
33 Derrick Henry TEN 8 22 49 34.1 4.7 32.0 -1.0
34 Jonathan Stewart CAR 11 24 49 35.0 4.4 38.0 +4.0
35 LeGarrette Blount PHI 10 20 64 36.5 6.6 33.0 -2.0
36 Eddie Lacy SEA 6 18 61 39.4 8.3 36.0 0.0
37 Theo Riddick DET 7 29 55 39.4 5.1 39.0 +2.0
38 Duke Johnson CLE 9 29 52 39.8 5.2 41.0 +3.0
Tier 6 
39 Thomas Rawls SEA 6 25 54 41.2 6.3 37.0 -2.0
40 Matt Forte NYJ 11 19 66 42.0 6.5 44.0 +4.0
41 Darren McFadden DAL 6 25 75 42.7 6.6 35.0 -6.0
42 James White NE 9 27 75 44.4 6.6 42.0 0.0
43 Rex Burkhead NE 9 29 82 46.8 9.0 48.0 +5.0
44 Jeremy Hill CIN 6 27 66 46.4 7.1 46.0 +2.0
45 Jacquizz Rodgers TB 1 33 72 48.5 8.0 40.0 -5.0
46 C.J. Prosise SEA 6 33 79 48.8 7.3 49.0 +3.0
47 Samaje Perine WAS 5 18 91 49.4 9.4 43.0 -4.0
48 Jamaal Williams GB 8 36 72 50.0 7.4 45.0 -3.0
49 Jamaal Charles DEN 5 31 80 50.9 8.3 47.0 -2.0
Tier 7 
50 Latavius Murray MIN 9 35 64 52.4 7.1 50.0 0.0
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51 Giovani Bernard CIN 6 39 65 52.1 5.4 58.0 +7.0
52 Shane Vereen NYG 8 38 82 55.9 9.1 70.0 +18.0
53 DeAndre Washington OAK 10 38 76 56.1 7.6 57.0 +4.0
54 Wendell Smallwood PHI 10 36 78 58.8 9.4 52.0 -2.0
55 Chris Thompson WAS 5 41 87 56.4 8.0 64.0 +9.0
56 D'Onta Foreman HOU 7 37 84 58.9 9.0 53.0 -3.0
57 Marlon Mack IND 11 38 110 62.4 12.0 51.0 -6.0
58 Alvin Kamara NO 5 39 75 56.6 6.1 61.0 +3.0
59 Jonathan Williams DEN 5 41 133 65.8 15.6 55.0 -4.0
60 Charcandrick West KC 10 38 87 64.5 9.1 67.0 +7.0
61 Charles Sims TB 1 44 84 60.9 7.3 71.0 +10.0
62 Dion Lewis NE 9 41 81 61.3 7.2 59.0 -3.0
63 Matt Breida SF 11 46 98 64.2 10.9 62.0 -1.0
Tier 8 
64 James Conner PIT 9 46 105 69.1 9.3 54.0 -10.0
65 Jalen Richard OAK 10 45 82 64.6 6.7 60.0 -5.0
66 Kyle Juszczyk SF 11 45 117 76.4 12.2 78.0 +12.0
67 De'Angelo Henderson DEN 5 45 128 77.2 14.1 63.0 -4.0
68 Matt Jones IND 11 47 118 81.0 13.0 89.0 +21.0
69 Jerick McKinnon MIN 9 48 87 71.6 7.2 88.0 +19.0
70 Devontae Booker DEN 5 49 95 71.7 8.2 66.0 -4.0
71 Mike Tolbert BUF 6 49 106 77.0 11.1 90.0 +19.0
72 Tim Hightower FA 50 105 76.2 13.1 87.0 +15.0
73 T.J. Yeldon JAC 8 52 85 68.7 6.5 68.0 -5.0
74 Tarik Cohen CHI 9 55 92 70.1 7.8 72.0 -2.0
75 Christopher Carson FA 57 84 73.7 11.9 56.0 -19.0
76 Branden Oliver LAC 9 53 101 74.6 9.8 74.0 -2.0
77 Kerwynn Williams ARI 8 55 102 74.8 9.5 77.0 0.0
78 Zach Zenner DET 7 52 94 74.9 7.8 76.0 -2.0
79 Chris Ivory JAC 8 61 94 76.4 6.2 83.0 +4.0
80 Orleans Darkwa NYG 8 52 99 76.6 10.7 65.0 -15.0
81 Alfred Morris DAL 6 54 93 76.7 8.0 81.0 0.0
82 Damien Williams MIA 1 64 92 77.3 6.1 95.0 +13.0
83 Ryan Mathews FA 54 99 79.7 13.2 86.0 +3.0
84 Javorius Allen BAL 10 58 96 79.7 8.5 91.0 +7.0
85 Wayne Gallman NYG 8 58 95 80.1 8.2 82.0 -3.0
86 Kenyan Drake MIA 1 65 97 80.6 8.5 80.0 -6.0
87 Chris Johnson FA 75 96 84.1 8.3 84.0 -3.0
88 Aaron Jones GB 8 65 120 84.3 10.5 73.0 -15.0
89 Alfred Blue HOU 7 61 102 84.8 9.2 102.0 +13.0
90 Jeremy McNichols SF 11 61 126 85.0 14.4
91 Andre Ellington ARI 8 65 111 85.7 8.7 85.0 -6.0
92 Jeremy Langford FA 65 130 86.1 12.5
93 Donnel Pumphrey PHI 10 67 117 86.2 9.3 79.0 -14.0
94 Malcolm Brown LAR 8 68 99 87.0 8.6 101.0 +7.0
95 Benny Cunningham CHI 9 73 113 87.3 8.1
96 Kenjon Barner PHI 10 85 94 89.0 3.7 94.0 -2.0
97 Dwayne Washington DET 7 54 144 89.0 13.9
98 Lance Dunbar LAR 8 70 145 89.5 12.4 106.0 +8.0
99 Elijah Hood OAK 10 73 122 89.9 16.7
100 Elijah McGuire NYJ 11 75 104 90.8 6.9
101 DeAngelo Williams FA 67 109 90.9 13.3 96.0 -5.0
102 C.J. Spiller KC 10 67 114 92.1 10.5 75.0 -27.0
103 Joe Banyard FA 72 106 92.3 9.3
104 Shaun Draughn FA 84 119 94.0 11.0 99.0 -5.0
105 James Starks FA 84 101 94.0 7.3 97.0 -8.0
106 Corey Clement PHI 10 66 127 94.6 16.7
107 Rashad Jennings FA 85 101 95.5 6.3 100.0 -7.0
108 Kenneth Farrow LAC 9 82 131 96.1 14.9
109 Cameron Artis-Payne CAR 11 80 119 96.7 10.3 98.0 -11.0
110 Matthew Dayes CLE 9 79 108 97.3 9.1
111 Raheem Mostert SF 11 78 112 97.8 10.8
112 Karlos Williams FA 95 102 98.5 3.5
113 Ronnie Hillman FA 92 108 98.7 6.8
114 Matt Dayes FA 88 110 99.0 11.0
115 Ka'Deem Carey FA 73 134 99.4 19.7
116 Fozzy Whittaker CAR 11 83 113 99.5 7.9 103.0 -13.0
117 Terron Ward ATL 5 85 121 100.3 9.1
118 Aaron Ripkowski GB 8 79 115 100.5 10.7
119 Jamize Olawale OAK 10 82 122 102.8 10.6 69.0 -50.0
120 Corey Grant JAC 8 72 139 102.8 15.6
121 Terrell Watson PIT 9 81 121 103.0 11.4
122 Josh Ferguson IND 11 89 148 103.5 20.1
123 Tyler Ervin HOU 7 71 132 104.6 16.5
124 Fitzgerald Toussaint PIT 9 88 127 104.8 16.7
125 Rod Smith DAL 6 90 126 106.0 12.1
126 John Kuhn NO 5 78 150 106.5 22.6
127 Derrick Coleman ATL 5 92 122 107.0 15.0
128 Peyton Barber TB 1 75 142 107.1 18.9
129 Devante Mays GB 8 97 126 107.8 10.9
130 Andy Janovich DEN 5 89 124 108.1 9.6
131 Alex Collins BAL 10 90 125 108.6 13.4
132 Daniel Lasco NO 5 77 151 110.0 18.7 92.0 -40.0
133 Patrick DiMarco BUF 6 100 122 110.4 6.5
134 Mack Brown WAS 5 87 130 110.5 16.0
135 T.J. Logan ARI 8 93 135 111.2 15.6 104.0 -31.0
136 97 131 112.3 12.3
137 Austin Ekeler LAC 9 103 125 112.5 8.2
138 Brian Hill ATL 5 90 134 112.5 13.9
139 Jalston Fowler TEN 8 103 120 112.8 6.0
140 Andre Williams LAC 9 90 128 113.0 13.9
141 Justin Davis LAR 8 98 125 114.4 9.4
142 David Fluellen TEN 8 103 128 115.5 12.5
143 Travaris Cadet NYJ 11 115 116 115.5 0.5
144 Dan Vitale CLE 9 106 129 116.1 8.3
145 Derek Watt LAC 9 114 119 117.3 2.0
146 Anthony Sherman KC 10 104 127 117.8 9.4
147 Akeem Hunt KC 10 111 132 118.0 9.9
148 Brandon Bolden NE 9 103 147 118.6 16.6
149 Taiwan Jones BUF 6 107 140 119.2 11.6
150 Jay Prosch HOU 7 112 129 121.3 5.6
151 Brandon Wilds JAC 8 120 136 128.0 8.0
152 Jordan Todman HOU 7 129 130 129.5 0.5
153 CJ Ham MIN 9 132 138 135.0 3.0
154 James Develin NE 9 125 146 135.5 10.5

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