Week 9 Running Back Tiers

A look at Week 9 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

Le'Veon Bell (at BAL)
Ezekiel Elliott (at CLE)

STRONG RB1

Melvin Gordon III (vs TEN)
Devonta Freeman (at TB) **Thursday**
Charcandrick West (vs JAX) **Monitor Ware Status**
Devontae Booker (at OAK)

HIGH FLOOR RB2

Demarco Murray (at SD)
Todd Gurley (vs CAR)
Theo Riddick (at MIN)
Jonathan Stewart (at LA)
Carlos Hyde (vs NO) **Monitor Status/Game Time Decision**

BOOM/BUST RB2

Terrance West (vs PIT)
Matt Forte (at MIA)

Jay Ajayi (vs NYJ)

Mark Ingram II (at SF)
Tim Hightower (at SF)

Christine Michael (vs BUF)

LOW CEILING RB2

Frank Gore (at GB)
LeSean McCoy (at SEA) **If Active**

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Derrick Henry (at SD)
Matt Asiata (vs DET)
Jerick McKinnon (vs DET) **Monitor Status**
Darren Sproles (at NYG)
Isaiah Crowell (vs DAL)

CJ Prosise (vs BUF)
DuJuan Harris (vs NO) **If Hyde Inactive**
Antone Smith (vs ATL) **Thursday**
Bilal Powell (at MIA)
Duke Johnson Jr (vs DAL)
Latavius Murray (vs DEN)
Kenneth Dixon (vs PIT)
Mike Gillislee (at SEA)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Rashad Jennings (vs PHI)
Ryan Mathews (at NYG)
TJ Yeldon (at KC)
Chris Ivory (at KC)
Bobby Rainey (vs PHI)
Peyton Barber (vs ATL) **Thursday**
Damien Williams (vs NYJ)
Terron Ward (at TB) **Thursday**
Mike James (vs ATL) **Thursday**
Paul Perkins (vs PHI)