Nov 18, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (22) runs the ball during the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE

Running Back Rankings Week 12-Top 30 to Start for Fantasy Football


It’s go time in fantasy football with bye weeks behind us. While injuries continue to pile up and affect players values, at least you have your whole roster available this week. That can lead to tricky lineup choices though…

We apologize for these rankings being later than normal due to site downtime, but Happy Thanksgiving: here’s our top 30 running back options for the coming week:

ZT JL
1 Arian Foster Hou at Det 1.0 1 1
2 Ray Rice Bal at SD 2.0 2 2
3 Doug Martin TB Atl 3.5 4 3
4 Frank Gore SF at NO 4.0 3 5
5 Adrian Peterson Min at Chi 4.5 5 4
6 Chris Johnson Ten at Jac 7.5 7 8
Marshawn Lynch Sea at Mia 7.5 9 6
8 Trent Richardson Cle Pit 8.5 6 11
Matt Forte Chi Min 8.5 8 9
10 C.J. Spiller Buf at Ind 9.0 11 7
11 Stevan Ridley NE at NYJ 10.0 10 10
12 Alfred Morris Was at Dal 12.0 12 12
13 Ryan Mathews SD Bal 16.0 15 17
Jamaal Charles KC Den 16.0 16 16
15 Ronnie Hillman Den at KC 16.5 13 20
Ahmad Bradshaw NYG GB 16.5 19 14
17 BenJarvus Green-Ellis Cin Oak 18.0 14 22
Marcel Reece Oak at Cin 18.0 18 18
Steven Jackson STL at Ari 18.0 23 13
20 Felix Jones Dal Was 21.5 28 15
21 Darren Sproles NO SF 22.0 20 24
22 Mikel Leshoure Det Hou 22.0 25 19
23 LeSean McCoy Phi Car 26.0 17 35
24 James Starks GB at NYG 27.0 29 25
25 Michael Turner Atl at TB 28.0 21 35
Rashard Mendenhall Pit at Cle 28.0 35 21
27 Reggie Bush Mia Sea 28.5 22 35
28 Vick Ballard Ind Buf 29.0 35 23
29 Fred Jackson Buf at Ind 29.5 24 35
30 Bryce Brown Phi Car 30.0 30 30

Our ranking team consists of the Fantasy CPR staff: This week so far its just Jeffrey Littrell (JL) and myself (ZT). NR stands for not rated and counts for 35 in the composite ranking average

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