October 28, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy (25) breaks a tackle by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel (22) during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field. The Falcons defeated the Eagles 30-17. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-US PRESSWIRE

Running Back Rankings-Who to Start for Week 9 in Fantasy Football

For the first time this season, the top four in our running back rankings are completely unanimous. All three of our rankers have Arian Foster, Ray Rice, LeSean McCoy, and Matt Forte as the top four backs to start this week. Here’s the rest of the rankings:

ZT SC JL
1 Arian Foster Hou Buf 1.0 1 1 1
2 Ray Rice Bal at Cle 2.0 2 2 2
3 LeSean McCoy Phi at NO 3.0 3 3 3
4 Matt Forte Chi at Ten 4.0 4 4 4
5 Ryan Mathews SD KC 7.7 5 6 12
6 Adrian Peterson Min at Sea 8.0 9 7 8
7 Alfred Morris Was Car 8.7 8 11 7
8 Darren McFadden Oak TB 8.7 11 10 5
9 Marshawn Lynch Sea Min 9.0 10 8 9
10 Jamaal Charles KC at SD 9.7 7 5 17
11 Doug Martin TB at Oak 12.0 6 17 13
12 Trent Richardson Cle Bal 12.0 12 18 6
13 Reggie Bush Mia at Ind 12.7 13 9 16
14 Willis McGahee Den at Cin 13.3 14 12 14
15 Chris Johnson Ten Chi 14.0 16 15 11
16 Ahmad Bradshaw NYG Pit 15.3 15 21 10
17 Michael Turner Atl Dal 15.7 18 14 15
18 Darren Sproles NO Phi 16.3 17 13 19
19 Rashad Jennings Jac Det 19.0 23 16 18
20 C.J. Spiller Buf at Hou 20.0 20 19 21
21 Mikel Leshoure Det at Jac 21.7 19 20 26
22 Jonathan Stewart Car at Was 23.0 26 23 20
23 BenJarvus Green-Ellis Cin Den 23.3 24 22 24
24 Fred Jackson Buf at Hou 23.7 22 27 22
25 Felix Jones Dal at Atl 24.7 21 24 29
26 Alex Green GB Ari 27.0 27 29 25
27 Jonathan Dwyer Pit at NYG 29.0 25 NR 27
28 Donald Brown Ind Mia 31.0 NR NR 23
29 La’Rod Stephens-Howling Ari at GB 31.7 NR 25 NR
30 Michael Bush Chi at Ten 32 NR 26 NR

Our ranking team consists of Steve Copps (SC), Jeffrey Littrell (JL), and myself (ZT). NR stands for not rated and counts for 35 in the composite ranking average.

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