Week 5 Running Back Tiers

A look at Week 5 running back rankings through the lens of tiers.

ELITE RB1

Le'Veon Bell (at SD)

SOLID RB1

Eddie Lacy (vs STL)
Jamaal Charles (vs CHI)
Devonta Freeman (vs WAS)
Arian Foster (vs IND) **Thursday**
Matt Forte (at KC)
Dion Lewis (at DAL)
Mark Ingram II (at PHI)

SOLID RB2

Justin Forsett (vs CLE)
Karlos Williams (at TEN) **If Active**
Doug Martin (vs JAX)
Todd Gurley (at GB)
Frank Gore (vs HOU) **Thursday**
T.J. Yeldon (at TB)

BOOM/BUST RB2

LeGarrette Blount (at DAL)
Danny Woodhead (vs PIT) **PPR Special**
Melvin Gordon III (vs PIT)
Marshawn Lynch (at CIN) **If Active**
Jeremy Hill (vs SEA)
Chris Johnson (at DET)
Duke Johnson Jr (at BAL) **PPR Special**
Giovani Bernard (vs SEA) **PPR Special**

FLEX APPEAL

C.J. Spiller (at PHI) **PPR Special**
DeMarco Murray (vs NO)
Ronnie Hillman (at OAK)
Chris Thompson (at ATL) **PPR Special**
Ameer Abdullah (vs ARI)
C.J. Anderson (at OAK)
Latavius Murray (vs DEN)
Anthony Dixon (at TEN)

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Ryan Mathews (vs NO)
Andre Ellington (at DET) **PPR Special**
Andre Williams (vs SF)
Darren McFadden (vs NE)
Charles Sims (vs JAX)
Rashad Jennings (vs SF)
Carlos Hyde (at NYG)
Joseph Randle (vs NE)
Darren Sproles (vs NO)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Zach Zenner (vs ARI)
Isaiah Crowell (at BAL)
Alfred Morris (at ATL)
David Johnson (at DET)
Lorenzo Taliaferro (vs CLE)
Antonio Andrews (vs BUF)
Khiry Robinson (at PHI)
Roy Helu (vs DEN)
Theo Riddick (vs ARI)
Shane Vereen (vs SF)
Dexter McCluster (vs BUF)
Christine Michael (vs NE)
Matt Jones (at ATL)
Bishop Sankey (vs BUF)
Reggie Bush (at NYG)
Thomas Rawls (vs CIN) **Flex Appeal if Lynch Out**
Dan Herron (at TEN)