Week 1 Running Back Tiers

Sigmund Bloom looks at Week 1 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

Todd Gurley (at SF)

STRONG RB1

David Johnson (vs NE)
Lamar Miller (vs CHI)
Ezekiel Elliott (vs NYG)
DeAngelo Williams (at WAS)
LeSean McCoy (at BAL)

SOLID RB1

Adrian Peterson (at TEN)
Devonta Freeman (vs TB)
Mark Ingram II (vs OAK)
C.J. Anderson (vs CAR) **Thursday**

STRONG RB2

Jeremy Hill (at NYJ)

Latavius Murray (at NO)
Doug Martin (at ATL)
Eddie Lacy (at JAX)

SOLID RB2

Matt Forte (vs CIN)

DeMarco Murray (vs MIN)

Spencer Ware (vs SD)
Rashad Jennings (at DAL)
Frank Gore (vs DET)

Jeremy Langford (at HOU)

T.J. Yeldon (vs GB)

Arian Foster (at SEA) **PPR Special**

FLEX APPEAL

Ameer Abdullah (at IND)
Isaiah Crowell (at PHI)
Ryan Mathews (vs CLE)
Giovani Bernard (at NYJ)
Matt Jones (vs PIT) 
Christine Michael (vs MIA) **Monitor Rawls Status**
Melvin Gordon III (at KC)
Justin Forsett (vs BUF)
Carlos Hyde (vs LA)

Charcandrick West (vs SD)
Danny Woodhead (at KC) **PPR Special**
Bilal Powell (vs CIN)
Jonathan Stewart (at DEN) **Thursday Night**

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

C.J. Spiller (vs OAK)
Charles Sims (at ATL)
Duke Johnson Jr (at PHI)
James Starks (at JAX)
Jerick McKinnon (at TEN)
LeGarrette Blount (at ARI)
James White (at ARI) **PPR Special**
Zach Zenner (at IND)
Thomas Rawls (vs MIA) **Monitor Status**
Theo Riddick (at IND) **PPR Special**
Darren Sproles (vs CLE)

DESPERATION PLAYs

DeAndre Washington (at NO)
Alfred Morris (vs NYG)
Derrick Henry (vs MIN)
Terrance West (vs BUF)
Tevin Coleman (vs TB)
Devontae Booker (vs CAR) **Thursday**
Chris Thompson (vs PIT)