Fantasy Football Draft Rankings (2017)

Consensus of 82 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 0.3 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 PHI 10 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 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
Tier 5 
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 28.0 +1.0
28 Terrance West BAL 10 9 58 30.6 6.4 30.0 +2.0
29 Adrian Peterson ARI 8 16 54 30.7 5.7 27.0 -2.0
30 Danny Woodhead BAL 10 22 56 32.4 5.5 33.0 +3.0
31 Paul Perkins NYG 8 22 52 32.2 4.9 29.0 -2.0
32 Derrick Henry TEN 8 22 49 34.1 4.7 31.0 -1.0
33 Jonathan Stewart CAR 11 24 49 35.0 4.4 37.0 +4.0
34 LeGarrette Blount PHI 10 20 64 36.5 6.6 32.0 -2.0
35 Eddie Lacy SEA 6 18 61 39.4 8.3 35.0 0.0
36 Theo Riddick DET 7 29 55 39.4 5.1 38.0 +2.0
37 Duke Johnson CLE 9 29 52 39.8 5.2 40.0 +3.0
Tier 6 
38 Thomas Rawls SEA 6 25 54 41.2 6.3 36.0 -2.0
39 Matt Forte NYJ 11 19 66 42.0 6.5 43.0 +4.0
40 Darren McFadden DAL 6 25 75 42.7 6.6 34.0 -6.0
41 James White NE 9 27 75 44.4 6.6 41.0 0.0
42 Rex Burkhead NE 9 29 82 46.8 9.0 46.0 +4.0
43 Jacquizz Rodgers TB 1 33 72 48.5 8.0 39.0 -4.0
44 Samaje Perine WAS 5 18 91 49.4 9.4 42.0 -2.0
45 Jamaal Williams GB 8 36 72 50.0 7.4 44.0 -1.0
46 Jamaal Charles DEN 5 31 80 50.9 8.3 45.0 -1.0
47 Latavius Murray MIN 9 35 64 52.4 7.1 47.0 0.0
Tier 7 
48 Giovani Bernard CIN 6 39 65 52.1 5.4 54.0 +6.0
49 Shane Vereen NYG 8 38 82 55.9 9.1 65.0 +16.0
50 DeAndre Washington OAK 10 38 76 56.1 7.6 53.0 +3.0
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51 Wendell Smallwood PHI 10 36 78 58.8 9.4 49.0 -2.0
52 Marlon Mack IND 11 38 110 62.4 12.0 48.0 -4.0
53 Alvin Kamara NO 5 39 75 56.6 6.1 57.0 +4.0
54 Jonathan Williams NO 5 41 133 65.8 15.6 51.0 -3.0
55 Charcandrick West KC 10 38 87 64.5 9.1 62.0 +7.0
56 Charles Sims TB 1 44 84 60.9 7.3 66.0 +10.0
57 Dion Lewis NE 9 41 81 61.3 7.2 55.0 -2.0
58 Matt Breida SF 11 46 98 64.2 10.9 58.0 0.0
59 James Conner PIT 9 46 105 69.1 9.3 50.0 -9.0
60 Jalen Richard OAK 10 45 82 64.6 6.7 56.0 -4.0
61 Kyle Juszczyk SF 11 45 117 76.4 12.2 73.0 +12.0
62 De'Angelo Henderson DEN 5 45 128 77.2 14.1 59.0 -3.0
Tier 8 
63 Matt Jones IND 11 47 118 81.0 13.0 84.0 +21.0
64 Jerick McKinnon MIN 9 48 87 71.6 7.2 83.0 +19.0
65 Devontae Booker DEN 5 49 95 71.7 8.2 61.0 -4.0
66 Mike Tolbert BUF 6 49 106 77.0 11.1 85.0 +19.0
67 Tim Hightower FA 50 105 76.2 13.1 82.0 +15.0
68 T.J. Yeldon JAC 8 52 85 68.7 6.5 63.0 -5.0
69 Tarik Cohen CHI 9 55 92 70.1 7.8 67.0 -2.0
70 Christopher Carson FA 57 84 73.7 11.9 52.0 -18.0
71 Branden Oliver LAC 9 53 101 74.6 9.8 69.0 -2.0
72 Kerwynn Williams ARI 8 55 102 74.8 9.5 72.0 0.0
73 Zach Zenner DET 7 52 94 74.9 7.8 71.0 -2.0
74 Chris Ivory JAC 8 61 94 76.4 6.2 78.0 +4.0
75 Orleans Darkwa NYG 8 52 99 76.6 10.7 60.0 -15.0
76 Alfred Morris DAL 6 54 93 76.7 8.0 76.0 0.0
77 Damien Williams MIA 1 64 92 77.3 6.1 90.0 +13.0
78 Ryan Mathews FA 54 99 79.7 13.2 81.0 +3.0
79 Javorius Allen BAL 10 58 96 79.7 8.5 86.0 +7.0
80 Wayne Gallman NYG 8 58 95 80.1 8.2 77.0 -3.0
81 Kenyan Drake MIA 1 65 97 80.6 8.5 75.0 -6.0
82 Chris Johnson FA 75 96 84.1 8.3 79.0 -3.0
83 Aaron Jones GB 8 65 120 84.3 10.5 68.0 -15.0
84 Alfred Blue HOU 7 61 102 84.8 9.2 97.0 +13.0
85 Jeremy McNichols SF 11 61 126 85.0 14.4
86 Andre Ellington HOU 7 65 111 85.7 8.7 80.0 -6.0
87 Jeremy Langford FA 65 130 86.1 12.5
88 Donnel Pumphrey PHI 10 67 117 86.2 9.3 74.0 -14.0
89 Malcolm Brown LAR 8 68 99 87.0 8.6 96.0 +7.0
90 Benny Cunningham CHI 9 73 113 87.3 8.1
91 Kenjon Barner PHI 10 85 94 89.0 3.7 89.0 -2.0
92 Dwayne Washington DET 7 54 144 89.0 13.9
93 Lance Dunbar LAR 8 70 145 89.5 12.4 101.0 +8.0
94 Elijah Hood OAK 10 73 122 89.9 16.7
95 Elijah McGuire NYJ 11 75 104 90.8 6.9
96 DeAngelo Williams FA 67 109 90.9 13.3 91.0 -5.0
97 C.J. Spiller FA 67 114 92.1 10.5 70.0 -27.0
98 Joe Banyard FA 72 106 92.3 9.3
99 Shaun Draughn FA 84 119 94.0 11.0 94.0 -5.0
100 James Starks FA 84 101 94.0 7.3 92.0 -8.0
101 Corey Clement PHI 10 66 127 94.6 16.7
102 Rashad Jennings FA 85 101 95.5 6.3 95.0 -7.0
103 Kenneth Farrow LAC 9 82 131 96.1 14.9
104 Cameron Artis-Payne CAR 11 80 119 96.7 10.3 93.0 -11.0
105 Matthew Dayes CLE 9 79 108 97.3 9.1
106 Raheem Mostert SF 11 78 112 97.8 10.8
107 Karlos Williams FA 95 102 98.5 3.5
108 Ronnie Hillman FA 92 108 98.7 6.8
109 Matt Dayes FA 88 110 99.0 11.0
110 Ka'Deem Carey FA 73 134 99.4 19.7
111 Fozzy Whittaker CAR 11 83 113 99.5 7.9 98.0 -13.0
112 Terron Ward ATL 5 85 121 100.3 9.1
113 Aaron Ripkowski GB 8 79 115 100.5 10.7
114 Jamize Olawale OAK 10 82 122 102.8 10.6 64.0 -50.0
115 Corey Grant JAC 8 72 139 102.8 15.6
116 Terrell Watson PIT 9 81 121 103.0 11.4
117 Josh Ferguson IND 11 89 148 103.5 20.1
118 Tyler Ervin HOU 7 71 132 104.6 16.5
119 Fitzgerald Toussaint PIT 9 88 127 104.8 16.7
120 Rod Smith DAL 6 90 126 106.0 12.1
121 John Kuhn NO 5 78 150 106.5 22.6
122 Derrick Coleman ATL 5 92 122 107.0 15.0
123 Peyton Barber TB 1 75 142 107.1 18.9
124 Devante Mays GB 8 97 126 107.8 10.9
125 Andy Janovich DEN 5 89 124 108.1 9.6
126 Alex Collins BAL 10 90 125 108.6 13.4
127 Daniel Lasco NO 5 77 151 110.0 18.7 87.0 -40.0
128 Patrick DiMarco BUF 6 100 122 110.4 6.5
129 Mack Brown MIN 9 87 130 110.5 16.0
130 T.J. Logan ARI 8 93 135 111.2 15.6 99.0 -31.0
131 97 131 112.3 12.3
132 Austin Ekeler LAC 9 103 125 112.5 8.2
133 Brian Hill CIN 6 90 134 112.5 13.9
134 Jalston Fowler TEN 8 103 120 112.8 6.0
135 Andre Williams LAC 9 90 128 113.0 13.9
136 Justin Davis LAR 8 98 125 114.4 9.4
137 David Fluellen TEN 8 103 128 115.5 12.5
138 Travaris Cadet BUF 6 115 116 115.5 0.5
139 Dan Vitale CLE 9 106 129 116.1 8.3
140 Derek Watt LAC 9 114 119 117.3 2.0
141 Anthony Sherman KC 10 104 127 117.8 9.4
142 Akeem Hunt KC 10 111 132 118.0 9.9
143 Brandon Bolden NE 9 103 147 118.6 16.6
144 Taiwan Jones BUF 6 107 140 119.2 11.6
145 Jay Prosch HOU 7 112 129 121.3 5.6
146 Brandon Wilds JAC 8 120 136 128.0 8.0
147 Jordan Todman HOU 7 129 130 129.5 0.5
148 CJ Ham MIN 9 132 138 135.0 3.0
149 James Develin NE 9 125 146 135.5 10.5

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