Rest of Season RB Tiers

A look at rest of season running back rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE RB1

David Johnson, ARI
Ezekiel Elliott, DAL
Le’Veon Bell, PIT

SOLID RB1

Todd Gurley, LA
DeMarco Murray, TEN
LeSean McCoy, BUF
Lamar Miller, HOU
Christine Michael, SEA
Doug Martin, TB (inj)

STRONG RB2

Devonta Freeman, ATL
Spencer Ware, KC
Melvin Gordon III, SD
Carlos Hyde, SF (inj)

SOLID RB2

Jamaal Charles, KC
Mark Ingram II, NO
LeGarrette Blount, NE
C.J. Anderson, DEN
Terrance West, BAL
Jacquizz Rodgers, TB

LOW CEILING RB2

Jonathan Stewart, CAR
Jerick McKinnon, MIN
Frank Gore, IND

BOOM/BUST RB2

Tevin Coleman, ATL

FLEX APPEAL

James White, NE
Giovani Bernard, CIN
Matt Jones, WAS
Theo Riddick, DET (inj)
Isaiah Crowell, CLE
Devontae Booker, DEN
Duke Johnson Jr, CLE
Jay Ajayi, MIA

WHAT THE HECK FLEX

Jeremy Hill, CIN
Matt Asiata, MIN
Matt Forte, NYJ
Ryan Mathews, PHI
Bilal Powell, NYJ
Latavius Murray, OAK
DeAndre Washington, OAK
Jordan Howard, CHI
James Starks, GB (inj)

HANDCUFF

Alfred Morris, DAL
DeAngelo Williams, PIT
Derrick Henry, TEN
Mike Gillislee, BUF
Kenneth Dixon, BAL
Andre Ellington, ARI
Tim Hightower, NO
Alfred Blue, HOU
Rob Kelley, WAS
Cameron Artis-Payne, CAR

UPSIDE BENCH STASH

Wendell Smallwood, PHI
Thomas Rawls, SEA
Dion Lewis, NE
C.J. Prosise, SEA
Paul Perkins, NYG

BENCH DEPTH

Chris Ivory, JAX
T.J. Yeldon, JAX
Dwayne Washington, DET
Zach Zenner, DET
Darren Sproles, PHI
Chris Thompson, WAS
Bobby Rainey, NYG
Rashad Jennings, NYG
Shaun Draughn, SF
Mike Davis, SF

TEMPORARY HANDCUFF

Peyton Barber, TB
Alex Collins, SEA