2010 Fantasy Football RB Rankings – Week 1

Sep 6, 2010

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Here’s my Week 1 running back rankings.

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1. Chris Johnson – #1 runner vs. #29 run defense.
2. Adrian Peterson – Wants revenge against Saints.
3. Frank Gore – 308 total yards and 2 TDs against Seattle last year.
4. Maurice Jones-Drew – MoJo faces 26th ranked run defense.
5. Ryan Mathews – Rookie opens against KC’s 31st run defense.
6. Ray Rice – Jets are different unit Pace and with a likely rusty Revis.
7. Steven Jackson – Bradford will lean heavily on S-Jax.
8. Arian Foster – Should be active in what should be a shootout.
9. Rashard Mendenhall – Without Big Ben Pitt will run more against ATL.
10. Michael Turner – Tough draw against Pitt, but is a beast.
11. Beanie Wells – Should light up St. Louis’s 27th run defense.
12. Joseph Addai – 194 total yards and 2 TDs against Houston last year.
13. Jamaal Charles – Will he pick up where he left off. Faces SD.
14. Matt Forte – Great draw against Detroit.
15. Ronnie Brown – Faces 30th ranked Bills run defense. Fast starter.
16. Ryan Grant – Steady production. Faces Philly.
17. Cadillac Williams – Faces Cleveland’s 28th ranked run defense.
18. LeSean McCoy – Should be active in passing game.
19. Jerome Harrison – Faces the Bucs, who were last against the run.
20. Pierre Thomas – Tough draw against Vikes.
21. Cedric Benson – Will Bernard Scott take some of his work?
22. DeAngelo Williams – Will the RBBC with Stewart still be productive?
23. Jahvid Best – Big play potential vs. Bears.
24. Jonathan Stewart – Finally at 100 percent?
25. Shonn Greene – Greene will test whether Baltimore still has it.
26. C.J. Spiller – Could break a long one against Miami.
27. Ricky Williams – There will be plenty for Ricky too.
28. Ahmad Bradshaw – RBBC with Jacobs. I’ll take yardage guy vs. Carolina.
29. Tim Hightower – Should be a factor vs. St. Louis.
30. Brandon Jacobs – More likely to score a TD than Bradshaw.
31. Darren McFadden – Should get his chance to shine against Tennessee.
32. Clinton Portis – Tough match-up against Dallas.
33. Felix Jones – Will share with Barber.
34. Thomas Jones – Does the old man still have it?
35. Marion Barber III – Sharing with Felix.

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Also check out:
- Week 1 QB Rankings
Week 1 WR Rankings
- Week 1 TE Rankings
- Week 1 K Rankings
- Week 1 DEF Rankings
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Week 1 IDP Rankings
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