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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 15 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 94.3 total yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game. He had 122 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Oakland Raiders. Oakland has allowed 127.9 yards and a touchdown per game.
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2. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Le’Veon Bell is averaging 237 total yards and 1.7 touchdowns in his last three games. He should dominate the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons have allowed 122.9 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game.
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3. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray is averaging 153.7 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He’s only 394 yards away for 2,000 yards with three games to go. Murray had 113 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Philadelphia Eagles.
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4. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster is averaging 130.4 total yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game. He had 141 total yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Indianapolis Colts.
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5. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 121.4 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. With Brandon Marshall out with a rib injury look, for Forte to get more use. He could finish with 1,000 yards rushing and receiving. Forte faces the New Orleans Saints. New Orleans has allowed 133.5 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game.
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6. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos
C.J. Anderson, is averaging 146 total yards and 1.7 touchdowns in his past three games. With Peyton Manning opening things up, he should produce against the San Diego Chargers.
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7. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is averaging 128.8 total yards and 1.2 touchdowns in his past six games. He faces the Buffalo Bills. Green Bay is red hot on offense and Lacy should keep trucking.
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8. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 111.5 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns in his past four games. He had 159 yards and a score in the first meeting with the Cowboys.
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9. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 105.1 total yards and a touchdown per game. He had 111 total yards in the first meeting on the road against the San Francisco 49ers. Beast Mode has scored all of his nine rushing touchdowns at home this year.
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10. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 101.1 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 125.8 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns in his past four games.
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11. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 93.4 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He should run over the Bears. Chicago has allowed 112.3 rushing yards per game.
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12. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins 
Alfred Morris is averaging 79.6 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He had 90 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the New York Giants.
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13. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions
Joique Bell is averaging 120 total yards and a pair of touchdowns in his past two games. He had 97 total yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with the Minnesota Vikings.
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14. Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams
Tre Mason is averaging 108 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past four games. He had 81 yards in the first meeting on the road against the Arizona Cardinals. Mason is averaging 124 total yards with all of his touchdowns in four home starts.
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15. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins
Lamar Miller is averaging 76.1 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He had 78 total yards and a score in the first meeting with the New England Patriots.
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The Next Batch
15. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins
16. Isaiah Crowell, Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals
17. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
18. Daniel Herron, Indianapolis Colts vs. Houston Texans
19. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns
20. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills vs. Green Bay Packers
21. Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs
22. Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos
23. LeGarrette Blount, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins
24. Chris Ivory, New York Jets at Tennessee Titans
25. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns
26. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
27. Toby Gerhart, Jacksonville Jaguars at Baltimore Ravens
28. Chris Johnson, New York Jets at Tennessee Titans
29. Andre Williams, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins
30. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 14 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray is averaging 147.5 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He faces the Chicago Bears. The Bears have been decent against the run allowing 105.5 rushing yards per game, but Murray has been a force this year.
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2. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster is averaging 128.4 total yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game. He returned from a groin injury with 105 total yards and a touchdown. He faces the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 129.4 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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3. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 123.2 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He faces Dallas. The Boys have allowed 119.6 yards and a touchdown per game.
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4. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is averaging 93.5 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 121.3 total yards with five touchdowns in his past four games. Lacy faces the Atlanta Falcons at home. Atlanta has allowed 118.3 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. Lacy is averaging 102.2 total yards and a touchdown in six starts at Lambeau Field.
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5. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 92.8 total yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 108.3 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns in his past nine games. He faces the suddenly vulnerable Arizona Cardinals. The Cards have allowed 266 rushing yards the past two weeks to the Seattle Seahawks and the Atlanta Falcons.
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6. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Le’Veon Bell is averaging 140.8 total yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He has scored in his past two games. Bell faces the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals have allowed 125.1 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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7. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 104.4 total yards and a touchdown per game. He faces the Philadelphia Eagles. No doubt his tough running will be used to try to slow Philly’s offense.
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8. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos
C.J. Anderson, is averaging 190 total yards and a touchdown in the past two weeks and 164.5 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past four games.
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9. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants
Rashad Jennings is averaging 93.7 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns in his past three games. He looks to stay hot against the Tennessee Titans. The Titans have allowed 141.5 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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10. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 125.7 yards in his past three games and has scored in three of the past four. He is still a solid option despite facing the Seahawks.
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11. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 97.6 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He faces the Carolina Panthers. Ingram torched them for 100 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting. Carolina has allowed 116.8 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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12. Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams
Tre Mason went wild with 164 total yards and three touchdowns against the Oakland Raiders last week. He’s averaging 122 total yards and a touchdown in his past three games. He faces the Washington Redskins. The Skins have allowed 102.8 rushing yards per game.
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13. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins 
Alfred Morris is averaging 84.8 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He has four touchdowns in the past five weeks. He faces the Rams. St. Louis has allowed 111.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game.
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14. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 103 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He is averaging 141.7 total yards in his past three games. Forsett faces the Miami Dolphins.
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15. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions
Joique Bell ran for 91 yards and a pair of touchdowns on Thanksgiving. He should have a nice showing against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 116 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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The Next Batch
15. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers at Oakland Raiders
16. Isaiah Crowell, Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts
17. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
18. Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers vs. New England Patriots
19. LeGarrette Blount, New England Patriots at San Diego Chargers
20. Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans
21. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens
22. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills at Denver Broncos
23. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
24. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons at Green Bay Packers
25. Chris Ivory, New York Jets at Minnesota Vikings
26. Daniel Herron, Indianapolis Colts at Cleveland Browns
27. Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions
28. Bishop Sankey, Tennessee Titans vs. New York Giants
29. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints
30. Shane Vereen, New England Patriots at San Diego Chargers
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 13 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray is averaging 150.6 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He faces the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles have allowed 109 rushing yards per game.
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2. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 96.2 total yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game. He has eight touchdowns in the past six games. Charles faces the Denver Broncos.
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3. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 129.1 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 142.4 total yards and a touchdown in his past eight games. He faces the Detroit Lions.
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4. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Le’Veon Bell is averaging 130.5 total yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He should have more opportunities to score with LeGarrette Blount being released.
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5. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 103.8 total yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game. He faces the San Francisco 49ers. Last year he averaged 103.5 total yards and a pair of touchdowns in two games against the Niners.
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6. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is averaging 107 total yards and 1.1 touchdowns in his past eight games. He’ll look to keep rolling against the New England Patriots. The Pats are allowing 108.2 rushing yards per game.
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7. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 102 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns in his past seven games. He faces Dallas. The Cowboys have allowed 107.2 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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8. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants
Rashad Jennings had 120 total yards last week as he gets back to full strength. He is yielding touches to Andre Williams, but he remains a strong start against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 130.6 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game.
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9. Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals
Andre Ellington is averaging 94.8 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He faces the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta has allowed 125.8 yards and 1.4 touchdowns per game.
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10. Alfred Blue, Houston Texans
Alfred Blue is averaging 111 total yards the past two games filling in for Arian Foster. Monitor Foster’s availability. If Foster can go, he’ll be a top five option. If it’s Blue, he’s a RB1 against the Tennessee Titans. The Titans have allowed 145.4 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game.
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11. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos
C.J. Anderson has averaged 157.7 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns in the past three games. He faces the Chiefs. Kansas City has only allowed two rushing scores, but they have allowed 129.4 yards per game.
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12. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 101.2 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 147 yards and a pair of touchdowns the past two games. He faces the San Diego Chargers. The Bolts have allowed 108.8 rushing yards per game.
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13. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 94.6 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He faces the Steelers in Pittsburgh. Ingram has scored five of his six touchdowns on the road.
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14. Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars 
Denard Robinson is averaging 98.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past five games. Shoelace was held to 25 yards on 14 carries last week, but salvaged his day with 47 receiving yards. He faces the Giants. New York has allowed 142.6 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game.
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15. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins 
Alfred Morris is averaging 114 total yards and a touchdown in his past four games. He faces the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts have allowed 109.9 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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The Next Batch
15. Isaiah Crowell, Cleveland Browns at Buffalo Bills
16. LeGarrette Blount, New England Patriots at Green Bay Packers
17. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
18. Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams vs. Oakland Raiders
19. Trent Richardson, Indianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins
20. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
21. Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers at Baltimore Ravens
22. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins at New York Jets
23. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks
24. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills vs. Cleveland Browns
25. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears
26. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals
27. Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota Vikings vs. Carolina Panthers
28. Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders at St. Louis Rams
29. Shane Vereen, New England Patriots at Green Bay Packers
30. Daniel Herron, Indianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 12 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray is averaging 151.40 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He has reached 100 yards in nine out of ten games. Murray’s legs will be fresh after coming off a bye. The New York Giants are the next victim. The G-Men have allowed 145 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game.
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2. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 120.4 total yards and 1.4 touchdowns in his past five games. He should dominate the Oakland Raiders. Oakland has allowed 129.8 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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3. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster is averaging 131.4 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. Monitor his availability (groin), but if he’s good to go you need to get him back into your lineup against the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati has allowed 136.2 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game.
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4. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 130.8 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 146.7 total yards and 0.9 touchdowns in his last seven games. Forte should continue to roll against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 118.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game.
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5. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 106 total yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game. Lynch had 170 total yards and a touchdown in two games against the Arizona Cardinals last year. Lynch faces them at home this week. He’s averaging 124 total yards and a pair of touchdowns in five home starts.
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6. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 99.4 total yards in his past five games. He should stay hot against the Tennessee Titans. The Titans have allowed 143.5 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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7. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 130.3 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He faces the Baltimore Ravens at home. Ingram is averaging 137 total yards in three home starts.
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8. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is averaging 121.8 total yards and a touchdown in his past four games. He’s really dialed it up during that stretch with 61.5 receiving yards per game. He had 132 total yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first meeting with the Minnesota Vikings. Minnesota has allowed 115.3 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game.
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9. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
Jeremy Hill has averaged 129.7 total yards in his past three games. This ranking is assuming that Giovani Bernard’s injury keeps him out against the Texans. If Bernard plays, it will shake things up.
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10. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 92.3 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. Prior to last week’s bye he toasted the Titans for 112 yards and a pair of scores. He faces the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have allowed 114.7 yards and a touchdown per game.
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11. Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals
Andre Ellington is averaging 98 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. The Seahawks aren’t quite as tough on defense this year. They have allowed 90.8 yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game.
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12. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants 
Rashad Jennings is averaging 95.3 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the Cowboys at home. Jennings is averaging 106 total yards in four home starts. Dallas has allowed 109 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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13. Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars
Denard Robinson is averaging 104.8 total yards and a touchdown in the past four games.
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14. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins
Alfred Morris is averaging 80.5 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. In his past three games he’s averaging 108.7 total yards and a touchdown. Morris faces the San Francisco 49ers.
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The Next Batch
15. Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers vs. St. Louis Rams
16. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins
17. Trent Richardson, Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
18. Terrance West, Cleveland Browns at Atlanta Falcons
19. Shane Vereen, New England Patriots vs. Detroit Lions
20. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins
21. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets
22. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions at New England Patriots
23. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins at Denver Broncos
24. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Cleveland Browns
25. Chris Ivory, New York Jets at Buffalo Bills
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 11 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster is averaging 131.4 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. He has nine touchdowns in the past five games. The bye week came at a good time to heal Foster’s groin injury as he takes on the Cleveland Browns.
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2. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 103.9 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 153 total yards and three touchdowns in his past two games. He’ll likely become the first person to score a rushing touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs are allowing 115.6 rushing yards per game.
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3. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 125.9 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. Expect the Bears to lean on Forte against the Minnesota Vikings as their struggles continue. The Vikings have allowed 112.8 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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4.  Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 82.8 total yards and a touchdown per game. In his past six games he’s averaging 102.7 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns. He should continue to roll despite a touch matchup against the Seahawks.
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5. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Le’Veon Bell is averaging 121.3 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He’s been quiet the past two games, but he should make some noise against the Tennessee Titans. The Titans have allowed 136.6 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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6. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 81.4 total yards and 0.2 touchdowns per game. He’s been more heavily involved in recent weeks, but was quiet last week against the Carolina Panthers. Look for a larger role against the Green Bay Packers. The Pack have allowed 142.6 yards and a touchdown per game.
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7. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 141.3 total yards and a touchdown in his past three games. He should keep rolling against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals have allowed 143 yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game.
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8. Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals
Andre Ellington is averaging 101.6 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He has scored in three straight games. He faces a tough Detroit Lions team, but Ellington’s role in the passing game helps his value.
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9. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins
Alfred Morris is averaging 74.8 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He’s averaging 97 total yards and 1.5 touchdowns in his past two games. Look for another strong performance against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 114.1 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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10. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is quietly averaging 83.9 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He takes on the Eagles. Philly has allowed 115.2 rushing yards per game.
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11. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers
Frank Gore is averaging 70.2 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He should be able to top those numbers against the New York Giants. The G-Men have allowed 144.7 yards and 1.4 touchdowns per game.
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12. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
Jeremy Hill has averaged 112 total yards and a touchdown as the lead back for the Bengals in the past two games. He’ll get another start against the Saints. New Orleans has allowed 106.8 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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13. Ahmad Bradshaw, Indianapolis Colts 
Ahmad Bradshaw is averaging 79.3 total yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He’ll be called upon to keep Tom Brady on the sidelines. The New England Patriots have allowed 120 rushing yards per game. Bradshaw is also active in the passing game.
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14. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants
Rashad Jennings should be set to make his return from his knee injury. He was averaging 101 total yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game before going down. Jennings faces the San Francisco 49ers.
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15.  Shane Vereen, New England Patriots
Shane Vereen is averaging 75.3 total yards and a touchdown in his past three games. He should be a key piece for Tom Brady as the Pats take on the Colts.
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The Next Batch
16. Terrance West, Cleveland Browns vs. Houston Texans
17. Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears
18. Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders
19. C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos at St. Louis Rams
20. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills
21. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals
22. Fred Jackson, Buffalo Bills @ Miami Dolphins
23. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers
24. Bobby Rainey, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Redskins
25. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 10 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray failed to reach 100 yards for the first time this year, but he’s still averaging 153.7 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He should start a new streak against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 123.4 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game on the ground.
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2. Matt Forte, Chicago Bears
Matt Forte is averaging 131.5 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game. He faces the Green Bay Packers. He had 171 total yards against them in Week 4. The Packers have allowed 153.5 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game on the ground.
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3. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 124.7 total yards in his past four games. He could be leaned on more against the Carolina Panthers with Nick Foles out. The Panthers have allowed 131.9 yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game.
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4.  Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 99.6 total yards and 1.4 touchdowns in his past five games. The Buffalo Bills have a good defense, but Charles is so explosive.
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5. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch was basically the Seahawks’ whole offense last week. He’s averaging 96.5 total yards and a touchdown per game. He should keep rolling against the New York Giants.
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6. Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals
Andre Ellington is averaging 109 total yards and 0.5 touchdowns per game. He has scored in the past two games. Ellington faces the St. Louis Rams. The Rams have allowed 136.3 yards and a touchdown per game.
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7. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Le’Veon Bell is averaging 127.1 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He takes on the New York Jets. Bell does damage with his feet and hands so he should be rock solid.
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8. Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals
Jeremy Hill ran for 138 and a pair of touchdowns last week against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Bengals play the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, which could lead to another start for Hill. The Browns have allowed 139.6 rushing yards per game.
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9. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram is averaging 136 rushing yards and 1.5 touchdowns in his past two games. On the year he’s averaging 95.8 total yards and 1.2 touchdowns per game. Ingram has scored in four of five games this year. He faces the San Francisco 49ers.
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10. Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is averaging 76 total yards and a touchdown in his past four games. He should stay hot against the Bears. He had 59 total yards and a touchdown against them in the first meeting. Chicago is allowing 110.1 rushing yards per game.
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11. Ronnie Hillman, Denver Broncos
Ronnie Hillman is averaging 105 total yards and a touchdown in the past four games. He faces the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders have allowed 132.5 yards and 1.1 touchdowns per game.
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12. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 90.1 total yards and 0.3 touchdowns per game. He faces the Tennessee Titans. The Titans have allowed 134.8 yards and a touchdown per game.
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13. Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars
Denard Robinson is averaging 116.3 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns in the past three games. He faces the Cowboys. Dallas has allowed 113.2 yards and 0.8 touchdowns per game.
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14. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins
Lamar Miller managed to score his fifth touchdown in the past five games before exiting with a shoulder injury.
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15. Joique Bell, Detroit Lions
Joique Bell is averaging 64.3 total yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He has scored in two of the last three games. He’ll face the Dolphins.
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The Next Batch
16. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints
17. Chris Ivory, New York Jets vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
18. Bobby Rainey, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons
19. Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams at Arizona Cardinals
20. Terrance West, Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals
21. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants at Seattle Seahawks
22. Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos
23. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
24. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles
25. Anthony Dixon, Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs
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With another exciting week of football under our belts, here are the Lester’s Legends 2014 Week 9 fantasy football running back rankings.
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1. DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarco Murray just continues to chew up the NFL. He’s averaging 161.6 total yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He extended his record with his eighth straight game with at least 100 yards. He faces the Arizona Cardinals. The Cards play the run well, but Murray is on fire.
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2.  Arian Foster, Houston Texans
Arian Foster 133.1 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns per game. The Buffalo Bills are the only team to contain him (61 total yards). In the other six games Foster averaged 145.2 yards and 1.5 touchdowns. The Philadelphia Eagles have the tall task of trying to slow Foster down. The Eagles have allowed 116.7 yards per game.
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3. Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch is averaging 89.9 total yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game. He faces the Oakland Raiders at home. Lynch is averaging 104.7 total yards and 1.3 touchdowns in home starts. The Raiders have allowed 130.1 yards and a touchdown per game.
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4. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is averaging 102 total yards and 1.5 touchdowns in his past four games. He should stay hot against the New York Jets.
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5. Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals
Giovani Bernard is averaging 89.3 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns per game. He has just 63 total yards in his past two games. Bernard should snap out of his funk against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have allowed 115 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game.
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6. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles
LeSean McCoy is averaging 112.3 total yards in his past three games. Look for him to do his part in a battle of versatile backs as the Eagles face the Texans.
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7. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers
Le’Veon Bell is averaging 136.8 total yards per game. He has just two touchdowns on the year, which hurts his value. Regardless, Bell has been consistently dominant. He faces the Baltimore Ravens. Bell had 107 total yards in the first meeting.
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8. Ben Tate, Cleveland Browns 
Ben Tate is averaging 61 yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game on the ground. After a couple of slow game he could bust out against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs have allowed 123.9 yards and a touchdown per game.
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9. Andre Ellington, Arizona Cardinals
Andre Ellington is averaging 105.4 total yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. The Cardinals will lean heavily on Ellington against the Cowboys.
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10. Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints 
Mark Ingram rolled on the Green Bay Packers for 172 yards and a touchdown. He’s now averaging 92.3 total yards and a touchdown per game. Ingram should take it to the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers have allowed 135.3 yards and a touchdown per game.
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11. Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins
Lamar Miller is averaging 94.8 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past five games. He’ll look to stay hot against the San Diego Chargers. The Bolts have allowed 110.9 rushing yards per game.
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12. Ronnie Hillman, Denver Broncos
Ronnie Hillman is averaging 119 total yards and 0.7 touchdowns in his past three games. We know he loses touchdowns to Peyton Manning and the passing game, but Juwan Thompson stole a pair of short scores. Frustrating, but Hillman remains an RB1 against the New England Patriots. The Pats have allowed 129.6 yards per game.
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13. Justin Forsett, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett is averaging 88.3 total yards and 0.4 touchdowns per game. He faces the Steelers. Pittsburgh has allowed 107.8 yards and 0.9 touchdowns per game.
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14. Chris Ivory, New York Jets
Chris Ivory is averaging 72.3 total yards and 0.6 touchdowns per game. He takes on the Chiefs. Kansas City has allowed 112.9 yards per game.
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15. Branden Oliver, San Diego Chargers
Branden Oliver is averaging 111.8 total yards and 0.8 touchdowns in his past four games. The Dolphins have allowed 111.1 rushing yards per game.
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The Next Batch
16. Alfred Morris, Washington Redskins at Minnesota Vikings
17. Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers vs. St. Louis Rams
18. Ahmad Bradshaw, Indianapolis Colts at New York Giants
19. Rashad Jennings, New York Giants vs. Indianapolis Colts (monitor knee)
20. Shane Vereen, New England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos
21. Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins
22. Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints
23. Darren McFadden, Oakland Raiders at Seattle Seahawks
24. Denard Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals
25. Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams at San Francisco 49ers
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