Week 2 Running Back Tiers

A look at Week 2 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

Alvin Kamara (vs CLE)
Todd Gurley (vs ARI)

STRONG RB1

James Conner (vs KC)
Melvin Gordon III (at BUF)
Saquon Barkley (at DAL)

HIGH FLOOR RB1

Joe Mixon (vs BAL) **Thursday**
David Johnson (at LAR)
Adrian Peterson (vs IND) **Monitor Weather**
Ezekiel Elliott (vs NYG)
Jordan Howard (vs SEA)
Dalvin Cook (at GB)

BOOM/BUST RB1

Kareem Hunt (at PIT)

HIGH FLOOR RB2

Christian McCaffrey (at ATL)
Lamar Miller (at TEN)
Dion Lewis (vs HOU)

BOOM/BUST RB2

Tevin Coleman (vs CAR) **Higher Ceiling if Freeman Out**
Jay Ajayi (at TB)
Royce Freeman (vs OAK)
Kenyan Drake (at NYJ)
Alex Collins (at CIN) **Thursday**
Chris Thompson (vs IND) **Monitor Weather**

FLEX APPEAL

Devonta Freeman (vs CAR) **Monitor Status (Knee)**
Rex Burkhead (at JAX) **Monitor Status (concussion)/Monitor Michel Status**

James White (at JAX) **Monitor Burkhead/Michel Status**
Alfred Morris (vs DET)

Marshawn Lynch (at DEN)
Matt Breida (vs DET)
Leonard Fournette (vs NE) **Monitor Status**
LeSean McCoy (vs LAC)
Isaiah Crowell (vs MIA)
Bilal Powell (vs MIA)
Carlos Hyde (at NO)
Austin Ekeler (at BUF)
Phillip Lindsay (vs OAK)

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Jamaal Williams (vs MIN)
Chris Carson (at CHI)
Derrick Henry (vs HOU)
Theo Riddick (at SF) **PPR Special**
Kerryon Johnson (at SF) **Monitor Blount Status**
Jordan Wilkins (at WAS) **Monitor Weather**
Peyton Barber (vs PHI)
Javorius Allen (at CIN) **Thursday**
TJ Yeldon (vs NE) **Monitor Fournette Status/High Floor RB2 if Fournette Out**
Tarik Cohen (vs SEA)
Duke Johnson Jr (at NO)
Ty Montgomery (vs MIN)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Rashaad Penny (at CHI)
Latavius Murray (at GB)
Sony Michel (at JAX) **Monitor Status**
CJ Anderson (at ATL)
Frank Gore (at NYJ)
Darren Sproles (at TB)
Duke Johnson Jr (at NO)
Corey Clement (at TB)
Nyheim Hines (at WAS)
Jalen Richard (at DEN)
Corey Grant (vs NE)
Giovani Bernard (vs BAL) **Thursday**
Alfred Blue (at TEN)
Malcolm Brown (vs ARI)
Spencer Ware (at PIT)