Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 87 Experts (128 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 0.4 1.0 0.0
2 Le'Veon Bell PIT 9 1 2 1.9 0.4 2.0 0.0
3 LeSean McCoy BUF 6 3 11 4.0 1.8 3.0 0.0
Tier 2 
4 Melvin Gordon LAC 9 3 11 4.5 1.4 5.0 +1.0
5 Devonta Freeman ATL 5 3 12 5.2 1.5 4.0 -1.0
6 Jay Ajayi PHI 10 3 15 6.1 2.0 7.0 +1.0
7 Jordan Howard CHI 9 3 14 7.9 2.1 9.0 +2.0
8 DeMarco Murray TEN 8 4 15 8.0 1.9 6.0 -2.0
Tier 3 
9 Todd Gurley LAR 8 5 19 9.7 2.5 10.0 +1.0
10 Ezekiel Elliott DAL 6 3 31 10.7 5.2 8.0 -2.0
11 Leonard Fournette JAC 8 8 21 12.9 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 4.7 16.0 +3.0
14 Carlos Hyde SF 11 5 25 14.5 3.0 17.0 +3.0
15 Lamar Miller HOU 7 8 24 15.0 3.2 15.0 0.0
16 Marshawn Lynch OAK 10 8 29 16.2 3.8 13.0 -3.0
Tier 4 
17 Christian McCaffrey CAR 11 11 33 19.4 4.2 12.0 -5.0
18 Joe Mixon CIN 6 11 34 20.1 3.6 18.0 0.0
19 Mark Ingram NO 5 10 33 21.1 3.6 19.0 0.0
20 C.J. Anderson DEN 5 14 35 22.3 3.4 20.0 0.0
21 Ameer Abdullah DET 7 13 32 23.3 3.8 21.0 0.0
22 Bilal Powell NYJ 11 13 34 23.7 4.2 23.0 +1.0
23 Tevin Coleman ATL 5 14 37 26.6 4.1 24.0 +1.0
24 Mike Gillislee NE 9 18 45 27.1 4.9 25.0 +1.0
25 Doug Martin TB 1 13 41 27.9 5.2 22.0 -3.0
Tier 5 
26 Frank Gore IND 11 20 46 28.6 4.7 26.0 0.0
27 Terrance West BAL 10 9 58 30.6 6.3 28.0 +1.0
28 Paul Perkins NYG 8 22 52 32.2 4.9 27.0 -1.0
29 Danny Woodhead BAL 10 22 56 32.5 5.5 31.0 +2.0
30 Derrick Henry TEN 8 22 53 34.3 5.0 29.0 -1.0
31 Jonathan Stewart CAR 11 24 49 34.8 4.3 34.0 +3.0
32 LeGarrette Blount PHI 10 20 64 36.4 6.5 30.0 -2.0
33 Eddie Lacy SEA 6 18 61 39.3 8.3 32.0 -1.0
34 Theo Riddick DET 7 29 55 39.4 5.2 35.0 +1.0
35 Duke Johnson CLE 9 28 52 39.6 5.2 37.0 +2.0
36 Thomas Rawls SEA 6 25 54 41.4 6.3 33.0 -3.0
Tier 6 
37 James White NE 9 27 75 44.4 6.5 38.0 +1.0
38 Rex Burkhead NE 9 29 82 46.8 8.9 42.0 +4.0
39 Jacquizz Rodgers TB 1 33 72 48.3 7.8 36.0 -3.0
40 Samaje Perine WAS 5 18 91 49.5 9.3 39.0 -1.0
41 Jamaal Williams GB 8 36 77 50.4 7.8 40.0 -1.0
42 Jamaal Charles DEN 5 31 80 51.0 8.2 41.0 -1.0
43 Latavius Murray MIN 9 35 64 52.3 7.3 43.0 0.0
44 Giovani Bernard CIN 6 39 65 52.3 5.4 50.0 +6.0
Tier 7 
45 Shane Vereen NYG 8 38 82 55.8 9.1 61.0 +16.0
46 DeAndre Washington OAK 10 38 76 55.8 7.7 49.0 +3.0
47 Wendell Smallwood PHI 10 36 78 58.6 9.3 45.0 -2.0
48 Marlon Mack IND 11 38 110 63.1 12.4 44.0 -4.0
49 Alvin Kamara NO 5 39 78 56.8 6.4 53.0 +4.0
50 Jonathan Williams NO 5 41 133 66.8 15.6 47.0 -3.0
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51 Charcandrick West KC 10 38 87 64.7 9.1 58.0 +7.0
52 Charles Sims TB 1 44 84 61.0 7.1 62.0 +10.0
53 Dion Lewis NE 9 41 81 61.3 7.1 51.0 -2.0
54 Matt Breida SF 11 46 98 64.2 11.0 54.0 0.0
55 James Conner PIT 9 46 105 69.9 9.6 46.0 -9.0
56 Jalen Richard OAK 10 45 82 64.9 6.7 52.0 -4.0
57 De'Angelo Henderson DEN 5 45 128 76.4 14.0 55.0 -2.0
58 Kyle Juszczyk SF 11 45 117 76.6 11.9 69.0 +11.0
59 Matt Jones IND 11 47 118 80.8 12.9 80.0 +21.0
60 Jerick McKinnon MIN 9 48 87 71.4 7.2 79.0 +19.0
Tier 8 
61 Devontae Booker DEN 5 49 95 72.0 8.2 57.0 -4.0
62 Orleans Darkwa NYG 8 49 99 76.4 11.2 56.0 -6.0
63 Mike Tolbert BUF 6 49 106 77.3 10.9 81.0 +18.0
64 Tim Hightower FA 50 105 76.6 13.3 78.0 +14.0
65 T.J. Yeldon JAC 8 52 85 68.8 6.5 59.0 -6.0
66 Tarik Cohen CHI 9 55 94 70.5 8.5 63.0 -3.0
67 Christopher Carson FA 57 84 73.7 11.9 48.0 -19.0
68 Branden Oliver LAC 9 53 101 75.0 9.8 65.0 -3.0
69 Zach Zenner DET 7 52 94 75.1 7.8 67.0 -2.0
70 Kerwynn Williams ARI 8 55 102 75.8 9.8 68.0 -2.0
71 Chris Ivory JAC 8 61 94 76.2 6.4 74.0 +3.0
72 Alfred Morris DAL 6 54 93 76.4 8.1 72.0 0.0
73 Damien Williams MIA 1 64 97 78.2 7.2 86.0 +13.0
74 Ryan Mathews FA 54 99 79.1 12.7 77.0 +3.0
75 Javorius Allen BAL 10 56 96 79.3 9.1 82.0 +7.0
76 Wayne Gallman NYG 8 58 96 80.7 8.5 73.0 -3.0
77 Kenyan Drake MIA 1 65 99 80.7 8.6 71.0 -6.0
78 Chris Johnson FA 75 96 84.1 8.3 75.0 -3.0
79 Aaron Jones GB 8 65 120 84.3 10.3 64.0 -15.0
80 Andre Ellington HOU 7 65 111 85.3 8.6 76.0 -4.0
81 Alfred Blue HOU 7 61 102 85.5 9.6 93.0 +12.0
82 Jeremy McNichols SF 11 61 126 85.7 14.5
83 Jeremy Langford NYJ 11 65 130 85.7 12.3
84 Donnel Pumphrey PHI 10 67 117 86.9 9.4 70.0 -14.0
85 DeAngelo Williams FA 67 109 87.2 14.0 87.0 +2.0
86 Malcolm Brown LAR 8 68 104 87.3 9.4 92.0 +6.0
87 Benny Cunningham CHI 9 73 113 87.8 8.4
88 Kenjon Barner PHI 10 85 94 89.0 3.7 85.0 -3.0
89 Dwayne Washington DET 7 54 144 89.4 13.7
90 Lance Dunbar LAR 8 70 145 89.9 12.2 97.0 +7.0
91 Elijah Hood OAK 10 73 122 91.1 16.7
92 Elijah McGuire NYJ 11 75 104 91.4 6.9
93 C.J. Spiller KC 10 67 114 92.2 10.1 66.0 -27.0
94 Joe Banyard FA 72 110 93.3 9.4
95 Corey Clement PHI 10 66 127 93.4 15.3
96 Shaun Draughn FA 84 119 94.0 11.0 90.0 -6.0
97 James Starks FA 84 101 94.0 7.3 88.0 -9.0
98 Rashad Jennings FA 85 101 95.5 6.3 91.0 -7.0
99 Kenneth Farrow LAC 9 82 131 96.0 14.1
100 Cameron Artis-Payne CAR 11 70 119 96.5 11.3 89.0 -11.0
101 Raheem Mostert SF 11 78 112 97.3 10.4
102 Matthew Dayes CLE 9 79 113 97.9 9.5
103 Karlos Williams FA 95 102 98.5 3.5
104 Corey Grant JAC 8 67 139 98.6 17.3
105 Ronnie Hillman FA 92 108 98.7 6.8
106 Matt Dayes FA 88 110 99.0 11.0
107 Terron Ward ATL 5 85 121 99.5 9.1
108 Ka'Deem Carey FA 73 134 100.2 18.1
109 Fozzy Whittaker CAR 11 83 115 100.4 8.2 94.0 -15.0
110 Aaron Ripkowski GB 8 79 115 100.5 10.2
111 Terrell Watson FA 81 121 103.1 11.3
112 Jamize Olawale OAK 10 82 122 103.1 10.1 60.0 -52.0
113 Josh Ferguson IND 11 89 148 103.5 20.1
114 Tyler Ervin HOU 7 71 132 104.7 15.9
115 Fitzgerald Toussaint PIT 9 88 127 104.8 16.7
116 Rod Smith DAL 6 90 126 106.3 11.6
117 John Kuhn NO 5 78 150 106.3 20.9
118 Derrick Coleman ATL 5 92 122 107.0 15.0
119 Peyton Barber TB 1 75 142 107.3 18.1
120 Devante Mays GB 8 97 126 107.8 10.9
121 Andy Janovich DEN 5 89 124 108.4 9.1
122 Taquan Mizzell CHI 9 95 122 108.5 13.5
123 Alex Collins BAL 10 90 125 108.6 13.4
124 T.J. Logan ARI 8 93 135 109.4 15.1 95.0 -29.0
125 Mack Brown MIN 9 87 130 110.5 16.0
126 Daniel Lasco NO 5 77 151 110.5 17.2 83.0 -43.0
127 Patrick DiMarco BUF 6 100 122 111.3 6.5
128 97 131 112.3 12.3
129 Austin Ekeler LAC 9 103 125 112.5 8.2
130 Brian Hill CIN 6 90 134 112.5 13.9
131 Jalston Fowler SEA 6 103 120 112.8 6.0
132 Andre Williams LAC 9 90 128 113.0 13.9
133 George Atkinson KC 10 110 118 114.0 4.0
134 Akeem Hunt KC 10 103 132 114.3 10.8
135 Travaris Cadet BUF 6 112 116 114.3 1.7
136 Justin Davis LAR 8 98 125 114.4 9.4
137 David Fluellen TEN 8 103 128 115.5 12.5
138 Dan Vitale CLE 9 106 129 116.0 7.7
139 Derek Watt LAC 9 114 119 117.3 2.0
140 Brandon Bolden NE 9 103 147 117.5 15.4
141 Anthony Sherman KC 10 104 127 117.8 9.4
142 Taiwan Jones BUF 6 107 140 119.2 11.6
143 Khalfani Muhammad TEN 8 113 127 120.0 7.0
144 Jay Prosch HOU 7 112 129 120.9 5.4
145 Brandon Wilds JAC 8 120 136 128.0 8.0
146 Jordan Todman HOU 7 129 130 129.5 0.5
147 CJ Ham MIN 9 132 138 135.0 3.0
148 James Develin NE 9 125 146 135.5 10.5

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