Week 17 Running Back Tiers

A look at Week 17 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

DeAngelo Williams (at CLE)
Devonta Freeman (vs NO)
David Johnson (vs SEA)
Adrian Peterson (at GB)

STRONG RB1

Latavius Murray (at KC)
Darren McFadden (vs WAS)

BOOM/BUST RB1

Tim Hightower (at ATL)
Doug Martin (at CAR)

Tre Mason (at SF)

BOOM/BUST RB2/Flex

C.J Anderson (vs SD)
Javorius Allen (at CIN)
Bilal Powell (at BUF)
Rashad Jennings (vs PHI)
Ronnie Hillman (vs SD)
Charcandrick West (vs OAK)
Jeremy Langford (vs DET)
Chris Ivory (at BUF)
Jeremy Hill (vs BAL)
Danny Woodhead (at DEN)

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Karlos Williams (vs NYJ)
Steven Jackson (at MIA)
Frank Gore (vs TEN)
Denard Robinson (at HOU)
Eddie Lacy (vs MIN)
Matt Forte (vs DET)
Lamar Miller (vs NE)
Cameron Artis-Payne (vs TB)
Ameer Abdullah (at CHI)
Isaiah Crowell (vs PIT)
Alfred Blue (vs JAX)
Alfred Morris (at DAL)
Giovani Bernard (vs BAL)
Theo Riddick (at CHI)
Charles Sims (at CAR)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Darren Sproles (at NYG)
Bishop Sankey (at IND)
James White (at MIA)
Duke Johnson Jr (vs PIT)
DuJuan Harris (vs STL)
Jarryd Hayne (vs STL)
Terrence West (at CIN)
Pierre Thomas (at DAL)
Mike Gilleslee (vs NYJ)
Ryan Mathews (at NYG)
Spencer Ware (vs OAK)
James Starks (vs MIN)
Donald Brown (at DEN)
Orleans Darkwa (vs PHI)