Week 17 Running Back Tiers

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

ELITE RB1

David Johnson (vs LA)

STRONG RB1

LeSean McCoy (at NYJ)
Jordan Howard (at MIN)
Devonta Freeman (vs NO)

HIGH FLOOR RB1

LeGarrette Blount (at MIA)
Jay Ajayi (vs NE)
Demarco Murray (vs HOU)
Darren McFadden (at PHI)

SOLID RB2

Frank Gore (vs JAX)
Rob Kelley (vs NYG)
Spencer Ware (at SD) **Game Time Decision**
Alfred Blue (at TEN)

Jonathan Stewart (at TB)

HIGH CEILING RB2

Mark Ingram II (at ATL)
Tevin Coleman (vs NO)

FLEX APPEAL

Isaiah Crowell (at PIT)
Todd Gurley (vs ARI)
Bilal Powell (vs BUF)
Kenneth Dixon (at CIN)
Terrance West (at CIN)
Rex Burkhead (vs BAL)
Latavius Murray (at DEN)

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Ronnie Hillman (vs KC)
Zach Zenner (vs GB)
Paul Perkins (at WAS)
DeAngelo Williams (vs CLE)
DIon Lewis (at MIA)
Derrick Henry (vs HOU)
Fitzgerald Toussaint (vs CLE)
Jacquizz Rodgers (vs CAR)
Rashad Jennings (at WAS)
Ezekiel Elliott (at PHI)
Darren Sproles (vs DAL)
Jerick McKinnon (vs CHI)
Thomas Rawls (at SF)
DeAndre Washington (at DEN)

Charcandrick West (at SD) **Solid RB2 if Ware Out**

Alfred Morris (at PHI) **Solid RB2 if McFadden Out**

DESPERATION PLAYS

Shaun Draughn (vs SEA)
Alex Collins (at SF)
Mike Gillislee (at NYJ)
Tim Hightower (at ATL)
Jalen Richard (at DEN)
Matt Asiata (vs CHI)
Charles Sims (vs CAR)
Duke Johnson Jr (at PIT)
DuJuan Harris (vs SEA)
Robert Turbin (vs JAX)
Devontae Booker (vs OAK)
Justin Forsett (vs OAK)
Byron Marshall (vs DAL)
James White (at MIA)

Denard Robinson (at IND)