Week 8 Running Back Tiers

A look at Week 8 running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

Ezekiel Elliott (at WAS)
LeSean McCoy (vs OAK)
Le'Veon Bell (at DET)

STRONG RB1

Kareem Hunt (vs DEN)
Melvin Gordon III (at NE)
Mark Ingram II (vs CHI)

VOLUME RB1

Jay Ajayi (at BAL) **Thursday**
Jordan Howard (at NO)

BOOM/BUST RB1

Devonta Freeman (at NYJ)

MATCHUP RB2

Joe Mixon (vs IND)
Dion Lewis (vs LAC)
LeGarrette Blount (vs SF)

BIG PLAY RB2

Chris Thompson (vs DAL) **PPR Special**
Alvin Kamara (vs CHI) **PPR Special**
Jerick McKinnon (vs CLE - London) **PPR Special**
Jalen Richard (at BUF) **PPR Special**

HIGH FLOOR/LOW CEILING RB2

Carlos Hyde (at PHI)
Latavius Murray (vs CLE - London)
Rob Kelley (vs DAL)
Doug Martin (vs CAR)
Lamar Miller (at SEA)
Christian McCaffrey (at TB) **PPR Special**
DeAndre Washington (at BUF)

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

C.J. Anderson (at KC)
Marlon Mack (at CIN) **PPR Special**
Matt Forte (vs ATL) **PPR Special**
Tevin Coleman (at NYJ)
Jonathan Stewart (at TB)
Isaiah Crowell (vs MIN - London)
Duke Johnson Jr (vs MIN - London) **PPR Special**
Javorius Allen (vs MIA) **Thursday** **PPR Special**
Bilal Powell (vs ATL) **PPR Special**
Ameer Abdullah (vs PIT)
Wendell Smallwood (vs SF)
Theo Riddick (vs PIT) **PPR Special**
James White (vs LAC) **PPR Special**
Mike Gillislee (vs LAC)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Thomas Rawls (vs HOU)
Giovani Bernard (vs IND)
Frank Gore (at CIN)
Jeremy Hill (vs IND)
Tarik Cohen (at NO)
Alex Collins (vs MIA) **Thursday**
Jamaal Charles (at KC)
Eddie Lacy (vs HOU)
Austin Ekeler (at NE)
D’Onta Foreman (at SEA)