RB Tiers Forward Going Into Week 4

A look at running back values going forward through the lens of tiers

elite rb1

Le'Veon Bell, PIT

strong rb1

Adrian Peterson, MIN

Jamaal Charles, KC

Eddie Lacy, GB

Arian Foster, HOU (Injured)

solid rb1

Matt Forte, CHI

Dion Lewis, NE

Latavius Murray, OAK

Marshawn Lynch, SEA (Injured)

solid rb2

Mark Ingram II, NO

Frank Gore, IND

LeSean McCoy, BUF (Injured)

Devonta Freeman, ATL

boom/bust rb2

Jeremy Hill, CIN

Karlos Williams, BUF (RB1 While McCoy Out)

Carlos Hyde, SF

Giovani Bernard, CIN

Justin Forsett, BAL

Chris Ivory, NYJ

T.J. Yeldon, JAX

Chris Johnson, ARI

flex appeal/upside plays

Ameer Abdullah, DET

Melvin Gordon III, SD

Ryan Mathews, PHI

Todd Gurley, STL

Thomas Rawls, SEA (Solid RB2 if Lynch Out)

David Johnson, ARI

Matt Jones, WAS

Tevin Coleman, ATL (Injured)

C.J. Spiller, NO

Duke Johnson Jr, CLE

flex appeal/high floor

LeGarrette Blount, NE

Darren Sproles, PHI (PPR Solid RB2)

Danny Woodhead, SD (PPR Solid RB2)

Doug Martin, TB (Injured)

Lance Dunbar (PPR)

flex appeal/volatile commodities

Lamar Miller, MIA

Andre Ellington, ARI

DeMarco Murray, PHI

Joseph Randle, DAL

C.J. Anderson, DEN

upside bench stash

Christine Michael, DAL

Zach Zenner, DET

Cameron Artis-Payne, CAR

bye/injury/emergency plays

Jonathan Stewart, CAR (Injured)

Isaiah Crowell, CLE

Theo Riddick, DET (PPR)

Antonio Andrews, TEN

Dexter McCluster, TEN

Rashad Jennings, NYG

Andre Williams, NYG

Shane Vereen, NYG (PPR Flex Appeal)

Chris Thompson, WAS (PPR)

Reggie Bush, SF 

INjury upside bench depth

Alfred Blue, HOU

Ronnie Hillman, DEN

Charles Sims, TB (Boom/Bust RB2 if Martin Out)

Knile Davis, KC

Bilal Powell, NYJ

Alfred Morris, WAS

Khiry Robinson, NO

James Starks, GB

DeAngelo Williams, PIT

Branden Oliver, SD

Jerick McKinnon, MIN

Matt Asiata, MIN

Taiwan Jones, OAK

Josh Robinson, IND

end of bench depth

Bishop Sankey, TEN

Darren McFadden, DAL

Fred Jackson, SEA

Tre Mason, STL