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

RotoExperts Staff June 4, 2017 1:12PM EST

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

FNTSY Sports Network’s Pat Mayo and Jake Ciely recap the latest news and injuries from around the NFL and discuss how they impact their 2017 Fantasy Football Rankings

2017 Rankings: Top 300 | RB | WR | QB | TE | Updates: 8/22  8/20 | 8/2 | 7/26 Debate: Top 300 | RB | WR | QB
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2017 RB Rankings (PPR Scoring) – Updated August 22 (Final Update: Follow Mayo for New Updates)

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

2017 RB Rankings: WORST PLACE !!!

  1. Oh, hai Mark Ingram

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
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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