Week 8 Running Back Tiers

A look at Week 8 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

Todd Gurley (vs GB)

STRONG RB1

Kareem Hunt (vs DEN)
James Conner (vs CLE)
Saquon Barkley (vs WAS)
James White (at BUF)

SOLID RB1

Alvin Kamara (at MIN)
Joe Mixon (vs TB)

SOLID RB2

David Johnson (vs SF)
Phillip Lindsay (at KC)
Christian McCaffrey (vs BAL)
Tarik Cohen (vs NYJ)
Kerryon Johnson (vs SEA)
Marlon Mack (at OAK)
Mark Ingram II (at MIN)
Adrian Peterson (at NYG)
Lamar Miller (vs MIA - Thursday)

FLEX APPEAL

Jordan Howard (vs NYJ)
Kenyan Drake (at HOU - Thursday)
Raheem Mostert (at ARI) **Monitor Breida Status**
Chris Thompson (at NYG) **Monitor Status**

LOW CEILING BYE/INJURY RB2/FLEX

Alex Collins (at CAR)
Chris Carson (vs DET)
Isaiah Crowell (at CHI)
Ronald Jones II II (at CIN) **Monitor Barber Status**
Nick Chubb (at PIT)
Latavius Murray (vs NO)
T.J. Yeldon (vs PHI - London)

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Aaron Jones (at LAR)
LeGarrette Blount (vs SEA)
Mike Davis (at DET)
Corey Clement (at JAX)
Doug Martin (vs IND)
Kenjon Barner (at BUF)
Duke Johnson Jr (at PIT)
Jalen Richard (vs IND)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Alfred Blue (vs MIA - Thursday)
Frank Gore (at HOU - Thursday)
Wendell Smallwood (vs JAX - London)
Javorius Allen (at CAR)
Alfred Morris (at ARI)
Devontae Booker (at KC) **PPR Special**
Ty Montgomery (at LAR)
Kyle Juszczyk (at ARI) **PPR Special**
Jamaal Williams (at LAR)
Carlos Hyde (vs PHI - London)
Trenton Cannon (at CHI) **PPR Special**