Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 82 Experts (126 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
Tier 3 
9 Todd Gurley LAR 8 5 19 9.8 2.5 10.0 +1.0
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 17.0 +4.0
14 Carlos Hyde SF 11 5 25 14.6 3.0 18.0 +4.0
15 Lamar Miller HOU 7 8 24 15.1 3.2 15.0 0.0
16 Dalvin Cook MIN 9 8 27 15.1 3.6 16.0 0.0
17 Marshawn Lynch OAK 10 8 29 16.1 3.9 13.0 -4.0
Tier 4 
18 Ty Montgomery GB 8 7 27 18.6 4.2 19.0 +1.0
19 Christian McCaffrey CAR 11 11 33 19.3 4.3 12.0 -7.0
20 Joe Mixon CIN 6 11 32 19.9 3.3 20.0 0.0
21 Mark Ingram NO 5 10 33 21.0 3.6 21.0 0.0
22 C.J. Anderson DEN 5 14 35 22.4 3.3 22.0 0.0
23 Ameer Abdullah DET 7 14 32 23.7 3.5 23.0 0.0
24 Bilal Powell NYJ 11 13 34 23.7 4.3 25.0 +1.0
25 Tevin Coleman ATL 5 14 37 26.5 4.1 26.0 +1.0
26 Mike Gillislee NE 9 18 45 27.0 4.8 27.0 +1.0
Tier 5 
27 Doug Martin TB 1 13 41 28.0 5.3 24.0 -3.0
28 Frank Gore IND 11 20 46 28.5 4.7 30.0 +2.0
29 Terrance West BAL 10 9 58 30.6 6.4 32.0 +3.0
30 Adrian Peterson NO 5 16 54 30.7 5.7 28.0 -2.0
31 Robert Kelley WAS 5 14 48 31.4 5.6 29.0 -2.0
32 Danny Woodhead BAL 10 22 56 32.4 5.5 35.0 +3.0
33 Paul Perkins NYG 8 22 52 32.2 4.9 31.0 -2.0
34 Derrick Henry TEN 8 22 49 34.1 4.7 33.0 -1.0
35 Jonathan Stewart CAR 11 24 49 35.0 4.4 39.0 +4.0
36 LeGarrette Blount PHI 10 20 64 36.5 6.6 34.0 -2.0
37 Eddie Lacy SEA 6 18 61 39.4 8.3 37.0 0.0
38 Theo Riddick DET 7 29 55 39.4 5.1 40.0 +2.0
39 Duke Johnson CLE 9 29 52 39.8 5.2 42.0 +3.0
Tier 6 
40 Thomas Rawls SEA 6 25 54 41.2 6.3 38.0 -2.0
41 Matt Forte NYJ 11 19 66 42.0 6.5 45.0 +4.0
42 Darren McFadden DAL 6 25 75 42.7 6.6 36.0 -6.0
43 James White NE 9 27 75 44.4 6.6 43.0 0.0
44 Darren Sproles PHI 10 33 76 45.2 6.8 49.0 +5.0
45 Rex Burkhead NE 9 29 82 46.8 9.0 50.0 +5.0
46 Jeremy Hill CIN 6 27 66 46.4 7.1 47.0 +1.0
47 Jacquizz Rodgers TB 1 33 72 48.5 8.0 41.0 -6.0
48 C.J. Prosise SEA 6 33 79 48.8 7.3 51.0 +3.0
49 Samaje Perine WAS 5 18 91 49.4 9.4 44.0 -5.0
50 Jamaal Williams GB 8 36 72 50.0 7.4 46.0 -4.0
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51 Jamaal Charles DEN 5 31 80 50.9 8.3 48.0 -3.0
Tier 7 
52 Latavius Murray MIN 9 35 64 52.4 7.1 52.0 0.0
53 Giovani Bernard CIN 6 39 65 52.1 5.4 60.0 +7.0
54 Shane Vereen NYG 8 38 82 55.9 9.1 73.0 +19.0
55 DeAndre Washington OAK 10 38 76 56.1 7.6 59.0 +4.0
56 Wendell Smallwood PHI 10 36 78 58.8 9.4 54.0 -2.0
57 Chris Thompson WAS 5 41 87 56.4 8.0 67.0 +10.0
58 D'Onta Foreman HOU 7 37 84 58.9 9.0 55.0 -3.0
59 Marlon Mack IND 11 38 110 62.4 12.0 53.0 -6.0
60 Alvin Kamara NO 5 39 75 56.6 6.1 63.0 +3.0
61 Chris Carson SEA 6 39 124 67.3 14.3 65.0 +4.0
62 Jonathan Williams DEN 5 41 133 65.8 15.6 57.0 -5.0
63 Charcandrick West KC 10 38 87 64.5 9.1 70.0 +7.0
64 Charles Sims TB 1 44 84 60.9 7.3 74.0 +10.0
65 Dion Lewis NE 9 41 81 61.3 7.2 61.0 -4.0
66 Matt Breida SF 11 46 98 64.2 10.9 64.0 -2.0
Tier 8 
67 James Conner PIT 9 46 105 69.1 9.3 56.0 -11.0
68 Jalen Richard OAK 10 45 82 64.6 6.7 62.0 -6.0
69 Kyle Juszczyk SF 11 45 117 76.4 12.2 81.0 +12.0
70 De'Angelo Henderson DEN 5 45 128 77.2 14.1 66.0 -4.0
71 Robert Turbin IND 11 47 83 64.5 7.5 82.0 +11.0
72 Matt Jones IND 11 47 118 81.0 13.0 93.0 +21.0
73 Jerick McKinnon MIN 9 48 87 71.6 7.2 92.0 +19.0
74 Devontae Booker DEN 5 49 95 71.7 8.2 69.0 -5.0
75 Mike Tolbert BUF 6 49 106 77.0 11.1 94.0 +19.0
76 Tim Hightower FA 50 105 76.2 13.1 91.0 +15.0
Tier 9 
77 T.J. Yeldon JAC 8 52 85 68.7 6.5 71.0 -6.0
78 Tarik Cohen CHI 9 55 92 70.1 7.8 75.0 -3.0
79 Christopher Carson FA 57 84 73.7 11.9 58.0 -21.0
80 Branden Oliver LAC 9 53 101 74.6 9.8 77.0 -3.0
81 Kerwynn Williams ARI 8 55 102 74.8 9.5 80.0 -1.0
82 Zach Zenner DET 7 52 94 74.9 7.8 79.0 -3.0
83 Chris Ivory JAC 8 61 94 76.4 6.2 87.0 +4.0
84 Orleans Darkwa NYG 8 52 99 76.6 10.7 68.0 -16.0
85 Alfred Morris DAL 6 54 93 76.7 8.0 85.0 0.0
86 Damien Williams MIA 1 64 92 77.3 6.1 99.0 +13.0
87 Ryan Mathews FA 54 99 79.7 13.2 90.0 +3.0
88 Javorius Allen BAL 10 58 96 79.7 8.5 95.0 +7.0
89 Wayne Gallman NYG 8 58 95 80.1 8.2 86.0 -3.0
90 Kenyan Drake MIA 1 65 97 80.6 8.5 84.0 -6.0
91 Chris Johnson ARI 8 75 96 84.1 8.3 88.0 -3.0
92 Aaron Jones GB 8 65 120 84.3 10.5 76.0 -16.0
93 Alfred Blue HOU 7 61 102 84.8 9.2 106.0 +13.0
94 Jeremy McNichols SF 11 61 126 85.0 14.4
95 Andre Ellington ARI 8 65 111 85.7 8.7 89.0 -6.0
96 Jeremy Langford BAL 10 65 130 86.1 12.5
97 Donnel Pumphrey PHI 10 67 117 86.2 9.3 83.0 -14.0
98 Malcolm Brown LAR 8 68 99 87.0 8.6 105.0 +7.0
99 Benny Cunningham CHI 9 73 113 87.3 8.1
100 Kenjon Barner FA 85 94 89.0 3.7 98.0 -2.0
101 Dwayne Washington DET 7 54 144 89.0 13.9
102 Lance Dunbar LAR 8 70 145 89.5 12.4 110.0 +8.0
103 Elijah Hood OAK 10 73 122 89.9 16.7
104 Elijah McGuire NYJ 11 75 104 90.8 6.9
105 DeAngelo Williams FA 67 109 90.9 13.3 100.0 -5.0
106 C.J. Spiller FA 67 114 92.1 10.5 78.0 -28.0
107 Joe Banyard BUF 6 72 106 92.3 9.3
108 Shaun Draughn FA 84 119 94.0 11.0 103.0 -5.0
109 James Starks FA 84 101 94.0 7.3 101.0 -8.0
110 Corey Clement PHI 10 66 127 94.6 16.7
111 Rashad Jennings FA 85 101 95.5 6.3 104.0 -7.0
112 Kenneth Farrow LAC 9 82 131 96.1 14.9
113 Cameron Artis-Payne CAR 11 80 119 96.7 10.3 102.0 -11.0
114 Matthew Dayes CLE 9 79 108 97.3 9.1
115 Raheem Mostert SF 11 78 112 97.8 10.8
116 Karlos Williams FA 95 102 98.5 3.5
117 Ronnie Hillman FA 92 108 98.7 6.8
118 Matt Dayes FA 88 110 99.0 11.0
119 Ka'Deem Carey FA 73 134 99.4 19.7
120 Fozzy Whittaker CAR 11 83 113 99.5 7.9 107.0 -13.0
121 Terron Ward ATL 5 85 121 100.3 9.1
122 Aaron Ripkowski GB 8 79 115 100.5 10.7
123 Jamize Olawale OAK 10 82 122 102.8 10.6 72.0 -51.0
124 Corey Grant JAC 8 72 139 102.8 15.6
125 Terrell Watson PIT 9 81 121 103.0 11.4
126 Josh Ferguson FA 89 148 103.5 20.1
127 Tyler Ervin HOU 7 71 132 104.6 16.5
128 Fitzgerald Toussaint PIT 9 88 127 104.8 16.7
129 Rod Smith DAL 6 90 126 106.0 12.1
130 John Kuhn NO 5 78 150 106.5 22.6
131 Derrick Coleman ATL 5 92 122 107.0 15.0
132 Peyton Barber TB 1 75 142 107.1 18.9
133 Devante Mays GB 8 97 126 107.8 10.9
134 Andy Janovich DEN 5 89 124 108.1 9.6
135 Alex Collins BAL 10 90 125 108.6 13.4
136 Daniel Lasco NO 5 77 151 110.0 18.7 96.0 -40.0
137 Patrick DiMarco BUF 6 100 122 110.4 6.5
138 Mack Brown WAS 5 87 130 110.5 16.0
139 T.J. Logan ARI 8 93 135 111.2 15.6 108.0 -31.0
140 97 131 112.3 12.3
141 Austin Ekeler LAC 9 103 125 112.5 8.2
142 Brian Hill ATL 5 90 134 112.5 13.9
143 Jalston Fowler TEN 8 103 120 112.8 6.0
144 Andre Williams LAC 9 90 128 113.0 13.9
145 Justin Davis LAR 8 98 125 114.4 9.4
146 David Fluellen TEN 8 103 128 115.5 12.5
147 Travaris Cadet FA 115 116 115.5 0.5
148 Dan Vitale CLE 9 106 129 116.1 8.3
149 Derek Watt LAC 9 114 119 117.3 2.0
150 Anthony Sherman KC 10 104 127 117.8 9.4
151 Akeem Hunt KC 10 111 132 118.0 9.9
152 Brandon Bolden NE 9 103 147 118.6 16.6
153 Taiwan Jones BUF 6 107 140 119.2 11.6
154 Jay Prosch HOU 7 112 129 121.3 5.6
155 Brandon Wilds FA 120 136 128.0 8.0
156 Jordan Todman HOU 7 129 130 129.5 0.5
157 CJ Ham MIN 9 132 138 135.0 3.0
158 James Develin NE 9 125 146 135.5 10.5

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