Preseason Ranks: Running Back

Preseason Ranks: Running Back
By Yahoo! Sports Staff
August 25, 2008

Rankings: QB | RB | WR | TE | K | D

The following list comprises the top 50 running back rankings for 2008 of each Yahoo! Sports fantasy expert. The list is ordered by the overall top 50 composite ranking of the five experts, with the remaining running backs that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list.

2008 Running Back Rankings
 
Brandon
Funston

Andy
Behrens

Matt
Buser

Brad
Evans

Scott
Pianowski

Composite
Ranking
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 2 1 1 1 1
Adrian Peterson (Min) 2 1 2 2 2 2
Steven Jackson 3 4 3 5 3 3
Brian Westbrook 4 3 4 3 5 4
Joseph Addai 5 5 5 4 4 5
Marion Barber 6 8 6 7 8 6
Frank Gore 7 6 7 8 9 7
Clinton Portis 9 10 8 6 6 8
Marshawn Lynch 10 9 9 9 7 9
Larry Johnson 8 7 10 10 11 10
Ryan Grant 12 13 12 13 10 11
Jamal Lewis 13 12 11 11 13 11
Maurice Jones-Drew 11 15 14 15 12 13
Michael Turner 15 11 15 12 14 13
Brandon Jacobs 14 14 13 14 15 15
Laurence Maroney 17 17 17 16 16 16
Earnest Graham 16 19 16 17 18 17
Willis McGahee 19 18 20 18 20 18
Darren McFadden 20 16 18 21 21 19
Reggie Bush 18 26 23 24 17 20
Thomas Jones 22 27 19 20 22 21
LenDale White 24 22 25 19 24 22
Willie Parker 23 25 22 29 19 23
Matt Forte 25 20 28 23 25 24
Edgerrin James 26 24 24 25 27 25
Jonathan Stewart 21 21 31 30 29 26
Kevin Smith 27 23 27 28 28 27
Selvin Young 29 29 26 31 23 28
Ricky Williams 28 28 39 22 26 29
Ronnie Brown 34 33 21 34 30 30
DeAngelo Williams 30 34 29 26 33 30
Rashard Mendenhall 31 31 35 27 31 32
Fred Taylor 33 30 30 35 34 33
Ray Rice 32 38 34 38 32 34
Chester Taylor 38 37 36 32 36 35
Chris Johnson 36 36 38 33 37 36
Julius Jones 37 32 33 41 45 37
Justin Fargas 39 35 40 37 39 38
Felix Jones 41 39 37 42 42 39
Ahmad Bradshaw 43 43 41 43 41 40
Rudi Johnson 45 45 32 48 44 41
Chris Perry 35 40 36 38 42
Jerious Norwood 40 41 44 44 46 42
Steve Slaton 44 48 49 40 35 44
Maurice Morris 42 49 50 47 40 45
Leon Washington 47 46 43 46 49 46
Andre Hall 46 42 42 39 47
Tim Hightower 49 44 45 47 48
Ladell Betts 47 46 50 50 49
Chris Taylor 48 49 50
Chris Brown 50 47 50
Ahman Green 43
Kenny Watson 45
Jamaal Charles 48
Pierre Thomas 48
Sammy Morris 50

Scoring system: Pass TD = 4; 25 Pass Yards = 1; Rush/Receive TD = 6; 10 Rush/Receive Yards = 1

Updated on Monday, Aug 25, 2008 9:09 pm, EDT

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