Week 3 Running Back Tiers

A look at Week 3 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

Todd Gurley (vs LAC)
Alvin Kamara (at ATL)

STRONG RB1

Jordan Howard (at ARI)
Melvin Gordon III III (at LAR)
James Conner (at TB)
Ezekiel Elliott (at SEA)

SOLID RB1

Tevin Coleman (vs NO)
Giovani Bernard (at CAR)
Latavius Murray (vs BUF) **Monitor Cook Status**

BOOM/BUST RB1

Saquon Barkley (at HOU) **PPR Special**
Kareem Hunt (vs SF)
Kenyan Drake (vs OAK)
David Johnson (vs CHI) **PPR Special**
Christian McCaffrey (vs CIN) **PPR Special**

SOLID RB2

Corey Clement (vs IND)
Marshawn Lynch (at MIA)
Chris Thompson (vs GB) **PPR Special**

RB2/FLEX APPEAL - HIGH CEILING

Matt Breida (at KC)
Sony Michel (at DET)
Phillip Lindsay (at BAL)

RB2/FLEX APPEAL - HIGH FLOOR

Alex Collins (vs DEN)
Lamar Miller (vs NYG)
Carlos Hyde (vs NYJ) **Thursday**
Austin Ekeler (at LAR) **PPR Special**

TJ Yeldon (vs TEN) **Monitor Status**

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Kerryon Johnson (vs NE)
James White (at DET) **PPR Special**
Dion Lewis (at JAX)
Bilal Powell (at CLE) **Thursday**
Peyton Barber (vs PIT)
Javorius Allen (vs DEN) **PPR Special**

Jordan Wilkins (at PHI)
Theo Riddick (vs NE) **PPR Special**
Corey Grant (vs TEN) **PPR Special**
Isaiah Crowell (at CLE)
Jamaal Williams (at WAS)
Adrian Peterson (vs GB)
Rex Burkhead (at DET)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Derrick Henry (at JAX)
Royce Freeman (at BAL)
Chris Carson (vs DAL)
Alfred Morris (at KC)
Ty Montgomery (at WAS)
Josh Adams (vs IND)
Rashaad Penny (vs DAL)
Frank Gore (vs OAK)
Duke Johnson Jr (vs NYJ) **Thursday**
Nyheim Hines (at PHI)
C.J. Anderson (vs CIN)
Tarik Cohen (at ARI)
Aaron Jones (at WAS)
Marcus Murphy (at MIN) **Monitor McCoy Status**
Chris Ivory (at MIN) **Monitor McCoy Status**
Ito Smith (vs NO)
Wendell Smallwood (vs IND)