The RB position is and always has been the Gold Standard position of Fantasy Football. This season there isn’t great depth surrounding the position so it is key to target and acquire at least one sure-fire back, for Fantasy Savvy, preferably two.
*Players are ranked in order within each tier.
Arian Foster, LeSean McCoy, Ray Rice
Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, Chris Johnson, Darren McFadden, Maurice Jones-Drew
Matt Forte, Reggie Bush, Ryan Mathews, DeMarco Murray, Marshawn Lynch
Frank Gore, Darren Sproles, Willis McGahee, Michael Turner, Steven Jackson, Trent Richardson, Doug Martin
Fred Jackson, C.J. Spiller, Shonn Greene, Ahmad Bradshaw, Roy Helu, Donald Brown, Jonathan Stewart
BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Steven Ridley, Peyton Hillis, Ben Tate, David Wilson, Mark Ingram, Cedric Benson, Beanie Wells, DeAngelo Williams, Michael Bush, Kevin Smith, Kendall Hunter, Evan Royster, Mikel Leshoure, Ryan Williams, Jonathan Dwyer
Shane Vereen, Benard Scott, Chris Rainey, Issac Redman, Pierre Thomas, Rashad Jennings, Chris Ivory, LeGarette Blount, Rashard Mendenhall, Tim Hightower, Jacquizz Rodgers, , Felix Jones, Isiah Pead
LaMichael James, Dion Lewis, Montario Hardesty, Danny Woodhead, Daniel Thomas, Bilal Powell, Joe Mcknight, Delone Carter,