Week 17 Ranks: Running Back

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

The following list comprises the top 40 running back rankings for Week 17 of each Yahoo! Sports fantasy expert. The list is ordered by the overall top 40 composite ranking of the four experts, with the remaining running backs that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list.

Week 17 Running Back Rankings 
    
Brandon
Funston
 
Andy
Behrens
 
Brad
Evans
 
Scott
Pianowski

Composite
Ranking
Michael Turner 1 1 1 2 1
DeAngelo Williams 3 2 5 1 2
Brian Westbrook 2 5 3 5 3
Adrian Peterson (Min) 4 3 8 3 4
Matt Forte 9 4 2 4 5
Ryan Grant 6 8 4 8 6
LaDainian Tomlinson 5 6 7 10 7
Steve Slaton 8 7 10 6 8
Thomas Jones 7 10 12 7 9
Pierre Thomas 12 13 6 9 10
Steven Jackson 10 9 9 17 11
Kevin Smith 14 11 14 12 12
Le'Ron McClain 11 12 18 14 13
Cedric Benson 13 21 15 15 14
Frank Gore 15 19 19 13 15
Clinton Portis 16 15 20 16 16
Larry Johnson 17 16 17 19 17
Sammy Morris 19 18 22 11 18
Maurice Jones-Drew 21 28 11 20 19
Tashard Choice 18 20 24 22 20
Maurice Morris 20 26 25 21 21
Kevin Faulk 28 22 26 29 22
Warrick Dunn 31 27 23 26 23
Ronnie Brown 25 29 35 18 23
Jonathan Stewart 23 30 33 24 25
Fred Jackson 27 23 38 23 26
Jerious Norwood 24 25 31 33 27
LenDale White 32 17 28 38 28
Derrick Ward 22 24 34 37 29
Darren McFadden 35 40 32 32 30
Chris Johnson 29 32 13 31
Mewelde Moore 26 14 36 32
Marshawn Lynch 37 16 25 33
LaMont Jordan 40 38 37 30 34
Tatum Bell 33 35 31 35
Darren Sproles 36 29 35 36
Jamal Lewis 34 36 34 37
Leon Washington 34 39 40 38
Tim Hightower 39 40 39 39
Justin Fargas 30 27 40
Ricky Williams 33 28
Willis McGahee 38 31
Brandon Jacobs 21
Willie Parker 27
Chad Simpson 30
Gary Russell 36
Carnell Williams 37
Chester Taylor 39

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

Updated Wednesday, Dec 24, 2008