RB Tiers Forward Going Into Week 7

A look at rest of season running back rankings through the lens of tiers

elite rb1

Le'Veon Bell, PIT

Devonta Freeman, ATL

strong rb1

Adrian Peterson, MIN

Matt Forte, CHI

Arian Foster, HOU

solid rb1

Todd Gurley, STL

Marshawn Lynch, SEA

Mark Ingram II, NO

Chris Ivory, NYJ

Doug Martin, TB

strong rb2

DeMarco Murray, PHI

Eddie Lacy, GB

Frank Gore, IND

LeSean McCoy, BUF

Justin Forsett, BAL

Dion Lewis, NE

Lamar Miller, MIA

boom/bust rb2

Giovani Bernard, CIN

Carlos Hyde, SF

LeGarrette Blount, NE

Danny Woodhead, SD

Jeremy Hill, CIN

Jonathan Stewart, CAR

T.J. Yeldon, JAX

Latavius Murray, OAK

flex appeal - upside bench stashes

David Johnson, ARI

Andre Ellington, ARI

Christine Michael, DAL

James Starks, GB

Duke Johnson Jr, CLE

Melvin Gordon III, SD

Ameer Abdullah, DET

Theo Riddick, DET

Ronnie Hillman, DEN

Charles Sims, TB

Matt Jones, WAS

Marcel Reece, OAK

flex appeal - high floor

Chris Johnson, ARI

Joseph Randle, DAL

Rashad Jennings, NYG

Alfred Morris, WAS

Charcandrick West, KC

what the heck flex

C.J. Spiller, NO

high ceiling handcuffs

Tevin Coleman, ATL

DeAngelo Williams, PIT

Ryan Mathews, PHI

Thomas Rawls, SEA

Karlos Williams, BUF **Injured**

Ahmad Bradshaw, IND

Khiry Robinson, NO

low ceiling handcuffs

Javorius Allen, BAL

Knile Davis, KC

bench stashes

Robert Turbin, CLE

David Cobb, TEN

bye/injury/emergency depth

C.J. Anderson, DEN

Isaiah Crowell, CLE

Shane Vereen, NYG

Chris Thompson, WAS **Injured**

Antonio Andrews, TEN

Dexter McCluster, TEN

Darren McFadden, DAL