Week 3: Top 24 Runningbacks

Week 2 we saw Eddie Lacy go out and James Starks take advantage.  Steven Jackson injure his leg on a touchdown.  While Trent Richardson will play against the 49ers on the road after being dealt to Indy.

Cleve Browns vs. Buffalo Bills

1.  Marshawn Lynch vs Jaguars

2.  Adrian Peterson vs Browns

3.  Doug Martin @ Patriots

4.  Jamaal Charles @ Eagles

5.  C.J. Spiller @ jets

6. Chris Johnson vs Chargers

7. Matt Forte @ Steelers

8.   Lesean McCoy vs Chiefs

9.  Knowshon Moreno vs Raiders

10. Arian Foster @ Ravens

11. Darren McFadden @ Broncos

12. DeAngelo Williams vs Giants

13. Frank Gore vs Colts

14. Reggie Bush @ Redskins

15. Darryl Richardson @ Cowboys

16. Lamar Miller vs Falcons

17. DeMarco Murray vs Rams

18.Stevan Ridley vs Buccaneers

19. James Starks @ Bengals

20. Giovanni Bernard vs Packers

21. Ben Tate @ Ravens

22. Darren Sproles vs Cardinals

23. Bernard Pierce vs Texans

24. Trent Richardson @ 49ers

Outside the top ten things could get iffy.  This doesn’t look like a great overall group this week.  Touchdowns may be the difference for many of these backs this week.  There’s plenty more starts comparable to the back-end of the top 24 sitting just outside.  It sounds like Bush will give it a go. But Bell is a good flex play.  Rice is day-to-day.  I think Pierce gets the heavier work load this week.  Andre Ellington could be a solid flex.  He may get the nod over Mendenhall in New Orleans.  Ellington found the end zone in week two and his value is higher in PPR leagues.

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