Preseason Ranks: Running Back

Preseason Ranks: Running Back
By Yahoo! Sports Staff
August 30, 2007

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

The following list comprises the final 2007 fantasy football top 40 running back preseason rankings of each Yahoo! Sports fantasy expert. The list is ordered by the overall top 40 composite ranking of the four experts, with the remaining players that received votes rounding out the bottom of the list. Below the rankings list, each expert answered select questions pertaining to the RB position

2007 Running Back Rankings
 
Brandon
Funston

Andy
Behrens

Brad
Evans

Matt
Buser

Composite
Ranking
LaDainian Tomlinson 1 1 1 1 1
Steven Jackson 2 2 2 2 2
Larry Johnson 3 3 4 3 3
Frank Gore 6 4 3 5 4
Joseph Addai 4 5 6 4 5
Shaun Alexander 5 6 5 7 6
Willie Parker 11 7 7 6 7
Brian Westbrook 9 8 8 8 8
Rudi Johnson 7 10 9 10 9
Laurence Maroney 8 9 11 9 10
Travis Henry 10 11 10 11 11
Reggie Bush 13 12 14 13 12
Maurice Jones-Drew 12 14 13 14 13
Brandon Jacobs 14 17 12 17 14
Ronnie Brown 15 13 22 12 15
Willis McGahee 16 15 15 18 16
Cedric Benson 17 16 16 19 17
Edgerrin James 19 19 17 15 18
Thomas Jones 20 21 20 16 19
Clinton Portis 18 25 19 20 20
Carnell Williams 26 23 18 21 21
Deuce McAllister 22 24 21 22 22
Marshawn Lynch 21 20 29 23 23
Adrian Peterson (Min) 23 18 28 24 23
Jerious Norwood 24 26 27 29 25
Ahman Green 27 29 25 25 25
Marion Barber III 28 27 24 30 27
Jamal Lewis 25 28 31 27 28
DeAngelo Williams 34 22 35 26 29
Brandon Jackson 29 31 23 36 30
LaMont Jordan 33 32 26 33 31
Ladell Betts 32 30 33 32 32
Julius Jones 31 34 37 28 33
Tatum Bell 30 36 34 31 34
Fred Taylor 35 35 30 34 35
Warrick Dunn 39 33 32 38 36
Chester Taylor 37 37 38 35 37
DeShaun Foster 36 39 36 37 38
Kevin Jones 40 40 39 40 39
LenDale White 38 38 40 40
Chris Brown 39

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

Updated on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 9:14 pm, EDT

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