Le’Veon Bell
Here are the 2016 Lester’s Legends Week 13 running back rankings.
1. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
2. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals
3. Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
4. LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills
5. Melvin Gordon, San Diego Chargers
6. Carlos Hyde, San Francisco 49ers
7. Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons
8. Spencer Ware, Kansas City Chiefs
9. Jordan Howard, Chicago Bears
10. Jay Ajayi, Miami Dolphins
11. Lamar Miller, Houston Texans
12. Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
13. LeGarrette Blount, New England Patriots
14. Matt Forte, New York Jets
15. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
16. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints
17. Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders
18. Devontae Booker, Denver Broncos
19. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers
20. Thomas Rawls, Seattle Seahawks
21. Robert Kelley, Washington Redskins
22. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams
23. Frank Gore, Indianapolis Colts
24. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants
25. Theo Riddick, Detroit Lions
26. Wendell Smallwood, Philadelphia Eagles
27. Tim Hightower, New Orleans Saints
28. James Starks, Green Bay Packers
29. Tevin Coleman, Atlanta Falcons
30. Terrance West, Baltimore Ravens
31. Dion Lewis, New England Patriots
32. Chris Ivory, Jacksonville Jaguars (monitor hamstring)
33. Kenneth Dixon, Baltimore Ravens
34. Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota Vikings
35. Matt Asiata , Minnesota Vikings
36. Darren Sproles, Philadelphia Eagles
37. Bilal Powell, New York Jets
38. T.J. Yeldon, Jacksonville Jaguars
39. Mike Gillislee, Buffalo Bills
40. Chris Thompson, Washington Redskins
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Adrian Peterson vikings
Here are the 2015 LestersLegends Week 13 running back rankings.
1. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
2. DeAngelo Williams, Pittsburgh Steelers
3. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers
4. Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons
5. Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams
6. Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7. LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills
8. Christopher Ivory, New York Jets
9. Thomas Rawls, Seattle Seahawks
10. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
11. DeMarco Murray, Philadelphia Eagles
12. Darren McFadden, Dallas Cowboys
13. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints
14. Javorius Allen, Baltimore Ravens
15. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
16. T.J. Yeldon, Jacksonville Jaguars
17. LeGarrette Blount, New England Patriots
18. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos
19. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins
20. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
21. Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders
22. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals
23. Charcandrick West, Kansas City Chiefs
24. Alfred Blue, Houston Texans
25. Ronnie Hillman, Denver Broncos
26. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
27. Shaun Draughn, San Francisco 49ers
28. Ameer Abdullah, Detroit Lions
29. Frank Gore, Indianapolis Colts
30. Jeremy Langford, Chicago Bears
31. Spencer Ware, Kansas City Chiefs
32. Antonio Andrews, Tennessee Titans
33. Danny Woodhead, San Diego Chargers
34. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins
35. Melvin Gordon, San Diego Chargers
36. Charles Sims, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
37. James Starks, Green Bay Packers
38. Matt Jones, Washington Redskins
39. Duke Johnson, Cleveland Browns
40. Theo Riddick, Detroit Lions
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Here’s my Week 13 running back rankings.

1. Jamaal Charles vs. Denver
2. Peyton Hillis @ Miami
3. Adrian Peterson vs. Buffalo
4. Arian Foster @ Philadelphia (Thursday)
5. Chris Johnson vs. Jacksonville
6. Ray Rice vs. Pittsburgh
7.  Michael Turner @ Tampa Bay
8. Rashard Mendenhall @ Baltimore
9. Maurice Jones-Drew @ Tennessee
10. LeSean McCoy vs. Houston (Thursday)
11. Knowshon Moreno @ Kansas City
12. Mike Tolbert vs. Oakland
13. Steven Jackson @ Arizona
14. Thomas Jones vs. Denver
15. Matt Forte @ Detroit
16. Mike Goodson @ Seattle
17. BenJarvus Green-Ellis vs. New York Jets (Monday)
18. Fred Jackson @ Minnesota
19. Ahmad Bradshaw vs. Washington
20. Felix Jones @ Indianapolis
21. Darren McFadden @ San Diego
22. Jonathan Stewart @ Seattle
23. Brandon Jacobs vs. Washington
24. Brian Westbrook @ Green Bay
25. Ronnie Brown vs. Cleveland
26. LaDainian Tomlinson @ New England (Monday)
27. Cedric Benson vs. New Orleans
28. LeGarrette Blount vs. Atlanta
29. Ricky Williams vs. Cleveland
30. Christopher Ivory @ Cincinnati
31. Danny Woodhead vs. New York Jets (Monday)
32. Maurice Morris vs. Chicago
33. Beanie Wells vs. St. Louis
34. Shonn Greene @ New England (Monday)
35. Tim Hightower vs. St. Louis

Inside the numbers:

  • Coming off a monster 173 yard game against Seattle, Jamaal Charles is set to explode on a Denver team allowing 141.6 rushing yards per game.
  • I’m a little concerned about Adrian Peterson’s ankle, but I think he’ll be just fine. He also happens to draw a favorable match-up this week. Only the injury concerns keep him from the top spot.
  • Peyton Hillis has 666 total yards and seven touchdowns in his past four games.
  • I was hesitant to give Knowshon Moreno his due, but he delivered with 118 total yards and a touchdown. He’s had at least that many total yards and a touchdown in each of his past three games.
  • Mike Tolbert has hit the century mark with a touchdown in his past two games. He should be at it again against a Raiders run defense that’s yielding 133.7 yards per game on the ground.
  • Marion Barber is expected to miss a couple of games, making Felix Jones a strong play against the Colts. Tashard Choice is a sleeper pick.
  • With Ahmad Bradshaw and Brandon Jacobs in a timeshare, I like them both as RB2s.
  • I am not high on LeGarrette Blount against a Falcons team that has allowed just 93.7 rushing yards per game and four rushing touchdowns.
  • They aren’t sexy situations, but Carolina (Mike Goodson & Jonathan Stewart) and Arizona (Beanie Wells & Tim Hightower) have a pair of RBs that can be used as RB2s or as flex options.
  • With Frank Gore out for the season, Brian Westbrook makes a low-end RB2 against the Packers.


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