Week 5 Running Back Tiers

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

ELITE RB1

David Johnson (at SF) **Thursday**
Le’Veon Bell (vs NYJ)

SOLID RB1

C.J. Anderson (vs ATL)
LeGarrette Blount (at CLE)
Jordan Howard (at IND)
Ezekiel Elliott (vs CIN)

LOW RB1

Eddie Lacy (vs NYG)
Todd Gurley (vs BUF)
Melvin Gordon III (at OAK)

STRONG RB2

Devonta Freeman (at DEN)
DeMarco Murray (at MIA)
LeSean McCoy (at LA)
Jerick McKinnon (vs HOU)

SOLID RB2

Frank Gore (vs CHI)
Terrance West (vs WAS)

BOOM/BUST RB2

Lamar Miller (at MIN)
Jeremy Hill (at DAL)
Carlos Hyde (vs ARI) **Thursday**
DeAndre Washington (vs SD)
Isaiah Crowell (vs NE)

FLEX APPEAL

Matt Jones (at BAL)
Matt Forte (at PIT)
Bilal Powell (at PIT) **PPR Special**
Duke Johnson Jr (vs NE) **PPR Special**
Giovani Bernard (at DAL) **PPR Special**
Theo Riddick (vs PHI) **PPR Special**
Jay Ajayi (vs TEN)

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Ryan Mathews (at DET)
Darren Sproles (at DET) **PPR Special**
Jalen Richard (vs SD)
Wendell Smallwood (at DET)
Kenneth Dixon (vs WAS)
Cameron Artis-Payne (vs TB)

Jacquizz Rodgers (at CAR)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Matt Asiata (vs HOU)
DeAngelo Williams (vs NYJ)
Fozzy Whittaker (vs TB)
Bobby Rainey (at GB) **Monitor Jennings Status**
Orleans Darkwa (at GB) **Monitor Jennings Status**
Chris Thompson (at BAL)
Kenyan Drake (vs TEN)
Tevin Coleman (at DEN)
James White (at CLE)
Zach Zenner (vs PHI)
Alfred Morris (vs CIN)