2010 Fantasy Football Updated RB Rankings – Week 4

Oct 1, 2010

Here’s my updated Week 4 running back rankings. Keep in mind that Dallas, Kansas City, Minnesota, and Tampa Bay are on bye.

1. Chris Johnson
2. Maurice Jones-Drew
3. Arian Foster
4. Frank Gore
5. Michael Turner
6. LeSean McCoy
7. Rashard Mendenhall
8. Ryan Matthews
9. Cedric Benson
10. Darren McFadden
11. Ray Rice
12. Ladainian Tomlison
13. DeAngelo Williams
14. Jahvid Best
15. Matt Forte
16. Beanie Wells
17. Shonn Greene
18. Joseph Addai
19. Ahmad Bradshaw
20. Clinton Portis
21. Brandon Jackson
22. Justin Forsett
23. Peyton Hillis
24. Ronnie Brown
25. BenJarvus Green-Ellis
26. Jonathan Stewart
27. Ricky Williams
28. Marshawn Lynch
29. Clinton Portis
30. Pierre Thomas
Notable changes:

  • It looks like Ryan Mathews and Jahvid Best will be able to give it a go so I added them to the rankings. John Kuhn and Tim Hightower were shown the door.
  • Pierre Thomas looks to be a game-time decision so I bumped him down to a flex spot. He’s too risky a play. Chris Ivory would get the start, but I think the Saints would just rely on Brees more.
  • I’m expecting Clinton Portis to lose touches to Ryan Torian so he got dropped from 14 to 20.
  • BenJarvus  Green-Ellis will likely start for the Patriots, making his stock rise from 29 to 25.
  • Steven Jackson and Knowshon Moreno remain unlikely to play this week and once again were omitted.

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    2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

    1. james
      October 2nd, 2010 at 10:37 pm #

      nice list. although i’m not sold on arian foster yet and i think Mendenhall is ranked a bit high. i like the high rank of ryan matthews though.
      i’m having a bit trouble with my position if you have any words that’d be nice
      2RB 2WR 1rb/wr flex
      i was thinkin my RBs: darren mcfadden and beanie wells and my WRs: crabtree and maclin (who i started as gametime decision last week & won it for me). i have braylon edwards as flex but should i put marshawn lynch instead? And for the record, I’m benching steven jackson cuz of his injury…

    2. LestersLegends
      October 3rd, 2010 at 6:11 am #

      Oakland and Baltimore are 24th and 22nd against the run, and AJ is banged up that’s what I was thinking with their rankings.

      I don’t see an overwhelming reason to use lynch over any of those WRs.

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