Week 16 Rankings: Running Back

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

Note: The following list comprises the top 40 running back rankings for Week 16 of each Yahoo! Sports fantasy expert. The list is ordered by the overall top 40 composite ranking of the four Yahoo! experts, with the remaining running backs that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list. For comparison’s sake, the last column links to player pages that compare the rankings from over 60 top fantasy football analysts, compiled by our friends at FantasyPros. (Running backs that played on Thursday have been removed)

Week 16 Running Back Rankings

Brandon
Funston

Andy
Behrens

Brad
Evans

Scott
Pianowski

Composite
Ranking
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Ray Rice 2 1 1 1 1
LeSean McCoy 1 3 2 2 2
Maurice Jones-Drew 3 2 3 3 3
Ryan Mathews 4 5 4 4 4
Michael Bush 7 6 6 5 5
Adrian Peterson 5 4 8 7 6
Reggie Bush 6 10 5 9 7
Rashard Mendenhall 10 7 7 6 8
C.J. Spiller 15 9 10 8 9
Shonn Greene 14 15 12 11 10
Michael Turner 8 8 24 10 11
Willis McGahee 13 13 18 12 12
Darren Sproles 9 17 17 15 13
LeGarrette Blount 12 14 16 20 14
DeAngelo Williams 21 12 15 17 15
Chris Johnson 11 25 14 21 16
Kahlil Bell 17 24 11 22 17
Cedric Benson 18 18 19 13 18
Kevin Smith 24 23 9 23 19
Frank Gore 20 11 20 18 20
Jonathan Stewart 25 19 13 19 21
Roy Helu 16 20 23 14 22
Chris "Beanie" Wells 26 22 21 16 23
Marshawn Lynch 19 16 25 25 24
Ahmad Bradshaw 23 26 22 26 25
Steven Jackson 27 21 27 24 26
Felix Jones 22 27 26 30 27
Pierre Thomas 31 28 28 27 28
Mike Tolbert 30 29 30 28 29
Peyton Hillis 28 33 29 31 30
BenJarvus Green-Ellis 29 34 32 32 31
Lance Ball 33 35 31 36 32
Brandon Jacobs 32 32 36 33 33
Jackie Battle 38 30 34 35 34
Sammy Morris 40 31 35 34 35
Ryan Grant 36 33 37 36
Christopher Ivory 37 38 39 29 37
James Starks 39 36 38 38
Daniel Thomas 34 39 39
Toby Gerhart 37 40
Stevan Ridley 35 41
Dexter McCluster 37 40 42
Thomas Jones 38 43
Isaac Redman 39 44
Ricky Williams 40 40 45

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

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