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2017 Fantasy Football Rankings: 2017 RB Rankings, Sleepers & Stats

Patrick Mayo, Staff Writer June 4, 2017

2017 Fantasy Football Rankings: 2017 RB Rankings, Sleepers & Stats

FNTSY Sports Network’s Pat Mayo, Garion ThorneTim Anderson debate Mayo’s 2017 RB Rankings.

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2017 RB Rankings (PPR Scoring) – Updated July 26

Injured: Kenneth Dixon (Knee)

  1. David Johnson
  2. Le’Veon Bell
  3. Ezekiel 25:17 Elliott
  4. LeSean McCoy
  5. Jordan Howard
  6. Leonard Fournette
  7. MELVIN Gordon
  8. Devonta Freeman
  9. DeMarco Murray
  10. Jay Ajayi
  11. Bilal POWWWWWWWell
  12. Marshawn Lynch
  13. Carlos Hyde
  14. Lamar THRILLER
  15. Isaiah CROOOOWell
  16. Ty Montgomery, Flea Market
  17. Danny Woodhead
  18. Tevin Coleman
  19. Sister Christian McCaffery
  20. Todd Gurley
  21. Joe Mixon
  22. LeGarrette Blount
  23. CJ Prosise
  24. Mike Gillislee
  25. Ameer Abdullah
  26. Frank Gore
  27. Dalvin Cook
  28. Paul Perkins
  29. CJ Anderson
  30. Jacquizz Rodgers
  31. Spencer Ware
  32. Theo Riddick
  33. Samaje P. (Henson)
  34. Jonathan Stewart
  35. Terrance West
  36. Derrick Henry
  37. Jamaal Williams
  38. Kareem Hunt
  39. Doug Martin
  40. Chris Thompson
  41. Hi-Ho Duke Johnson
  42. Darren Sproles
  43. James White
  44. Adrian Peterson
  45. Gio Bernard
  46. Matt Forte
  47. Rob Kelley
  48. Alvin Kamara (Manager: KIM CHEE)
  49. Little Eddie Lacy
  50. Joe Williams
  51. Darren McFadden
  52. D’Onta Foreman
  53. Latavius Murray
  54. Shane Vereen
  55. Marlon Mack
  56. Kyle Juszczzkrukszkrczczczckyuzyk
  57. ROCKET Richard
  58. Devontae Booker
  59. Jonathan Williams
  60. Jeremy Hill
  61. James Conner
  62. DeAndre Washington
  63. Jeremy McNichols
  64. Branden Oliver
  65. Rex Burkhead
  66. Lance Dunbar
  67. Dion Lewis
  68. Benny Cunningham (And his wife Oprah)
  69. DeAndre Washington
  70. Jeremy McNichols
  71. He went to Jerick McKinnon
  72. Charles Sims
  73. TJ Yeldon
  74. Jamaal Charles
  75. Shaun DRAWNNNNN
  76. Dwayne WASHINGTON
  77. Captain Jack Farrow
  78. Tim Hightower
  79. Darnell Pumphrey
  80. Corey Clement
  81. Ryan Mathews
  82. Jamize Olawaluigi, WINNER!!!!!
  83. Jeremy Langford
  84. Christine Michael
  85. KENYAN Drake
  86. Travaris Cadet
  87. Zach Zenner
  88. Chris Ivory
  89. Alfred Blue
  90. Foswhitt Jer’ald Whittaker
  91. Charcandrick West
  92. Matt Asiata
  93. Jonathan Grimes
  94. Aaron Jones
  95. Alfred Morris
  96. Robert Turbin
  97. Akeem Hunt
  98. TJ Logan
  99. Knile(s) Davis
  100. Andre Ellington
  101. Cameron Artis-Payne
  102. Fitzgerald Toussaint

2017 RB Rankings: WORST PLACE !!!

  1. Oh, hai Mark Ingram

2017 RB Rankings: Show Index 

3:19 2017 RB Strategy
12:52 Zero RB Strategy
14:42 Johnson/Bell/Elliott
23:32 The the Top 3 RBs to Top 3 Picks Overall?
28:11 LeSean McCoy
30:25 Freeman/Coleman
33:05 Leonard Fournette
37:59 Jordan Howard
40:37 Jay Ajayi Wager: Part 1
43:14 Ajayi/Drake
48:58 Melvin Gordon
51:34 Cust Will Endorse Anything
52:59 Demarco/Henry
58:42 Bilal Powell
1:01:51 Rankings vs Where You Actually Draft Someone
1:07:58 Crowell/Hyde
1:09:40 Woodhead/West/Dixon
1:11:01 Todd Gurley
1:12:14 Marshawn Lynch
1:18:03 Lamar Miller/Foreman
1:20:13 Christian McCaffery/Jonathan Stewart
1:21:36 Mixon/Hill/Gio
1:23:19 Montgomery/Williams
1:25:32 Abdullah/Riddick
1:26:04 CJ Prosise/Lacy/Rawls
1:28:58 LeGarrette Blount
1:30:11 Hunt/Ware
1:31:55 Delvin Cook
1:33:58 Perkins/Vereen
1:35:03 Jay Ajayi Wager: Part 2
1:36:31 Frank Gore/Colts RBs
1:38:10 Patriots RBs

2017 RB Rankings: 2016 RB Stat Leaders

RB Targets/Receptions
  1. David Johnson 107/80
  2. Le’Veon Bell 89/75
  3. James White 76/60
  4. Bilal Powell 69/58
  5. Duke Johnson 68/53
  6. DeMarco Murray 64/53
  7. Darren Sproles 63/52
  8. Theo Riddick 62/53
  9. Devonta Freeman 61/54
  10. TJ Yeldon 60/50
  11. Chris Thompson 59/49
  12. Todd Gurley 55/43
  13. LeSean McCoy 54/50
  14. Melvin Gordon 53/41
  15. Mark Ingram 52/46
  16. Jerick McKinnon 51/43
  17. Travaris Cadet 50/40
  18. Gio Bernard 48/39
  19. Isaiah Crowell 47/40
  20. Jordan Howard 46/29
RB Carries Inside the 10-Yard Line
  1. LeGarrette Blount 42
  2. David Johnson 33
  3. Devonta Freeman 27
  4. Melvin Gordon 27
  5. DeMarco Murray 26
  6. Matt Asiata 26
  7. Latavius Murray 25
  8. Ryan Mathews 25
  9. Jeremy Hill 24
  10. LeSean McCoy 24
  11. Ezekeil Elliott 22
  12. Jonathan Stewart 20
  13. Todd Gurley 19
  14. Frank Gore 19
  15. Isaiah Crowell 18
  16. Spencer Ware 18
  17. Matt Forte 16
  18. Jordan Howard 16
  19. Tim Hightower 16
  20. Jay Ajayi 15
RB Yards Per Route Run
  1. Tevin Coleman 2.58
  2. James White 1.90
  3. Duke Johnson 1.86
  4. Spencer Ware 1.76
  5. David Johnson 1.73
  6. Devonta Freeman 1.59
  7. Le’Veon Bell 1.58
  8. Charles Sims 1.56
  9. Jalen Richard 1.55
  10. Gio Bernard 1.54
RB Elusive Rating/Missed Tackles

*Pro Football Focus’ “Elusive Rating” examines an RBs success beyond point of being helped by blockers*

  1. Jalen Richard 90.7/28
  2. Kenneth Dixon 87.3/35
  3. Jay Ajayi 76.0/63
  4. Rob Kelley 61.5/39
  5. Jonathan Stewart 59.6/49
  6. Mark Ingram 58.6/48
  7. Derrick Henry 57.9/27
  8. Mike Gillislee 57.6/19
  9. Bilal Powell 57.0/34
  10. Jordan Howard 55.2/52
RB Breakaway Percentage

*Pro Football Focus’ “Breakaway Percentage” measures how much of an RBs yardage comes from runs of 15+ yards*

  1. Isaiah Crowell 47.5
  2. LeSean McCoy 44.5
  3. Mike Gillislee 43.3
  4. Jalen Richard 40.9
  5. Tevin Coleman 40.5
  6. Melvin Gordon 38.6
  7. DeAndre Washington 37.7
  8. Devonta Freeman 37.5
  9. Jordan Howard 36.9
  10. Jay Ajayi 35.5
Offense Line – Line Adjusted Yards (Best)
  1. Saints 4.59
  2. Steelers 4.35
  3. Colts 4.33
  4. Titans 4.33
  5. Cowboys 4.30
  6. Redskins 4.25
  7. Cardinals 4.22
  8. Bears 4.17
  9. Patriots 4.10
  10. Falcons 4.09
Offense Line – Line Adjusted Yards (Worst)
  1. 49ers 3.22
  2. Lions 3.25
  3. Vikings 3.37
  4. Rams 3.40
  5. Browns 3.46
  6. Jaguars 3.47
  7. Seahawks 3.50
  8. Panthers 3.57
  9. Giants 3.61
  10. Chargers 3.68
RB Who Played more Than 60% Of their Team’s offensive snaps in 2016
  • David Johnson
  • Ezekiel Elliott
  • LeSean McCoy
  • Le’Veon Bell
  • DeMarco Murray
  • Devonta Freeman
  • Melvin Gordon
  • Jordan Howard
  • Melvin Gordon
  • Jay Ajayi
  • Frank Gore
  • Lamar Miller
  • Todd Gurley
  • Bilal Powell
  • Chris Thompson
  • TJ Yeldon
  • Kyle Juszczyk
RB Snaps in Route
  1. David Johnson 509
  2. Le’Veon Bell 391
  3. DeMarco Murray 351
  4. Todd Gurley 333
  5. Darren Sproles 318
  6. Bilal Powell 317
  7. Chris Thompson 309
  8. Melvin Gordon 307
  9. TJ Yeldon 305
  10. Jordan Howard 299
  11. James White  290
  12. Devonta Freeman 290
  13. Duke Johnson 277
  14. Ezekiel Elliott 267
  15. Frank Gore 263

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