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Rest Of Season Player Rankings: Running Backs - Week 7
John Tuvey
October 20, 2010
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These player rankings track a player's value for the remainder of the season.

RUNNING BACKS
Mv Rank Player Team Bye
  1 Chris Johnson TEN 9
  2 Adrian Peterson MIN 4
  3 Arian Foster HOU 7
  4 Frank Gore SFO 9
  5 Rashard Mendenhall PIT 5
  6 LeSean McCoy PHI 8
  7 Ray Rice BAL 8
  8 LaDainian Tomlinson NYJ 7
  9 Maurice Jones-Drew JAC 9
  10 Steven Jackson STL 9
  11 Ahmad Bradshaw NYG 8
  12 Cedric Benson CIN 6
  13 Michael Turner ATL 8
  14 Matt Forte CHI 8
  15 Jamaal Charles KCC 4
  16 Ryan Mathews SDC 10
  17 Peyton Hillis CLE 8
  18 Joseph Addai IND 7
  19 Jahvid Best DET 7
  20 Knowshon Moreno DEN 9
  21 Thomas Jones KCC 4
Moving Up 22 Ryan Torain WAS 9
  23 Michael Bush OAK 10
Moving Down 24 Shonn Greene NYJ 7
  25 DeAngelo Williams CAR 6
  26 Ronnie Brown MIA 5
  27 Pierre Thomas NOS 10
  28 Brandon Jacobs NYG 8
  29 Mike Tolbert SDC 10
  30 Darren McFadden OAK 10
Moving Down 31 BenJarvus Green-Ellis NEP 5
  32 Marshawn Lynch SEA 5
  33 Felix Jones DAL 4
  34 Brandon Jackson GBP 10
  35 Chris Wells ARI 6
  36 Fred Jackson BUF 6
  37 Carnell Williams TBB 4
Moving Up 38 Chris Ivory NOS 10
  39 Danny Woodhead NEP 5
  40 Ricky Williams MIA 5
  41 Jonathan Stewart CAR 6
Moving Up 42 Justin Forsett SEA 5
  43 Derrick Ward HOU 7
  44 Marion Barber DAL 4
  45 Mike Hart IND 7
  46 C.J. Spiller BUF 6
Moving Down 47 Willis McGahee BAL 8
  48 Earnest Graham TBB 4
  49 Reggie Bush NOS 10
  50 Keiland Williams WAS 9

Ryan Torain, Redskins – Moving Up
If Mike Shanahan hadn't already done this with so many other late-round and undrafted backs you might think Torain had compromising photos of his coach. But Torain has looked good against bad defenses, and if he can manage to stay healthy he'll keep getting opportunities.

Shonn Greene, Jets – Moving Down
The better LaDainian Tomlinson plays, the more Greene's fantasy value slides. And right now, LT is playing very, very well.

BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Patriots – Moving Down
Just when you though it was safe to go back in the Patriots' backfield, BJGE loses not just snaps but actual carries to Danny Woodhead. And Fred Taylor is getting healthy, too. Who knows, maybe Sam Cunningham will come back and further muddy the picture.

Chris Ivory, Saints – Moving Up
After two fumbles in two games, Ivory had been relegated to most fantasy benches—just in time for him to go off. With Ladell Betts Ivory's only competition for carries until Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush get healthy, he stands to be a nice short-term band-aid for fantasy backfields.

Justin Forsett, Seahawks – Moving Up
Perhaps we were premature in writing off Forsett just because the Seahawks traded for his old college buddy Marshawn Lynch. It appears Forsett will at minimum be a junior partner in a committee that looks to be heading in the right direction behind an improving offensive line.

Willis McGahee, Ravens – Moving Down
Used to be you could bank on McGahee to get a steady diet of goal line carries for the run-heavy Ravens. Now he's not even secure in that role, and the Ravens have plenty of other options at their disposal.

 


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