Week 1 Running Back Tiers

A look at Week 1 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

Todd Gurley (at OAK)
Alvin Kamara (vs TB)
David Johnson (vs WAS)
Melvin Gordon III (vs KC)

STRONG RB1

Ezekiel Elliott (at CAR)
Leonard Fournette (at NYG)
Alex Collins (vs BUF)

BOOM/BUST RB1

Kareem Hunt (at LAC)
Joe Mixon (at IND)
Christian McCaffrey (vs DAL)
Saquon Barkley (vs JAX)
Jordan Howard (at GB)

STRONG RB2

Dalvin Cook (vs SF)
Lamar Miller (at NE)
James Conner (at CLE) **Monitor Bell Status**

SOLID RB2

Devonta Freeman (at PHI) **Thursday**

BOOM/BUST RB2

Royce Freeman (vs SEA)
Kenyan Drake (vs TEN)
Derrick Henry (at TEN)
Jay AjayiI (vs ATL) **Thursday**
Jamaal Williams (vs CHI)
LeSean McCoy (at BAL) **PPR Special**

FLEX APPEAL

Rex Burkhead (vs HOU)
Marshawn Lynch (vs LAR)
Adrian Peterson (at ARI)
Carlos Hyde (vs PIT)
Peyton Barber (at NO)
Chris Thompson (at ARI) **PPR Special**
Dion Lewis (at MIA) **PPR Special**

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

LeGarrette Blount (vs NYJ)
Bilal Powell (at DET) **PPR Special**
Chris Carson (at DEN)
James White (vs HOU) **PPR Special**
Javorius Allen (vs BUF)
Isaiah Crowell (at DET)
Jeremy Hill (vs HOU)
Tevin Coleman (at PHI) **Thursday**
Kerryon Johnson (vs NYJ)
Matt Breida (at MIN)
Latavius Murray (vs SF)
Corey Clement (vs ATL) **Thursday**
Theo Riddick (vs NYJ) **PPR Special**
Tarik Cohen (at GB) **PPR Special**
Duke Johnson Jr (vs PIT) **PPR Special**
Giovani Bernard (at IND) **PPR Special**
Mike Gillislee (vs TB)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Jordan Wilkins (vs CIN)
Alfred Morris (at MIN)
Frank Gore (vs TEN)
Austin Ekeler (vs KC)
CJ Prosise (at DEN)
Devontae Booker (vs SEA)
Darren Sproles (vs ATL) **Thursday**
Ty Montgomery (vs CHI)
Jaylen Samuels (at CLE)
Jalen Richard (vs LAR)
Ronald Jones II II (at NO)
Kyle Juszczyk (at MIN)
Rashaad Penny (at DEN)
Spencer Ware (at LAC)
Nyheim Hines (vs CIN)
Sony Michel (vs HOU) **Monitor Status**
TJ Yeldon (at NYG)
Corey Grant (at NYG)