-- LeSean McCoy has to fall down this list given the tenuous state of his NFL future. He's now in my low-end RB2 range until we know/hear more.

-- Yes, I still like Lamar Miller more than most. He was actually quite productive last season with Deshaun Watson, and I still don't see a better option on Houston's roster for as long as D'Onta Foreman is on the mend.

-- Sony Michel's knee ailment does scare me. I've demoted him six spots to No. 32.

-- The more I read, the more I don't want anything to do with the Colts' backfield this season. That's probably going to be a headache-inducing situation. I've dropped Marlon Mack seven spots and have included rookie Jordan Wilkins.

-- I've moved Dion Lewis up 14 spots because it sounds like he is going to have a bigger role than I initially imagined.

-- Other players moved down slightly:

Derrick Henry
Jerick McKinnon
Alex Collins
Carlos Hyde
C.J. Anderson

-- Other players moved up slightly:

Kenyan Drake
Ronald Jones
Ty Montgomery
Nick Chubb

Other standard rankings: Top 25 QBs (updated Aug. 2) || Top 50 WRs (updated Aug. 7)|| Top 25 TEs (updated Aug. 7)

PPR Rankings: Top 50 RBs

These ranks assume standard scoring. 

Rank Player Team
1 Le'Veon Bell  PIT
2 Todd Gurley  LAR
3 David Johnson  ARI
4 Ezekiel Elliott  DAL
5 Melvin Gordon LAC
6 Alvin Kamara  NO
7 Saquon Barkley  NYG
8 Leonard Fournette JAC
9 Dalvin Cook  MIN
10 Joe Mixon  CIN
11 Kareem Hunt  KC
12 Christian McCaffrey  CAR
13 Devonta Freeman  ATL
14 Jordan Howard CHI
15 Kenyan Drake MIA
16 Lamar Miller HOU
17 Jay Ajayi  PHI
18 Derrick Henry  TEN
19 Derrius Guice WSH
20 Jerick McKinnon SF
21 Alex Collins BAL
22 Tevin Coleman ATL
23 LeSean McCoy BUF
24 Mark Ingram NO
25 Ronald Jones TB

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26 Marshawn Lynch  OAK
27 Carlos Hyde CLE
28 Rex Burkhead NE
29 Chris Thompson WAS
30 Rashaad Penny SEA
31 Duke Johnson CLE
32 Sony Michel NE
33 Royce Freeman DEN
34 Dion Lewis TEN
35 Isaiah Crowell  NYJ
36 Tarik Cohen CHI
37 Marlon Mack IND
38 C.J. Anderson CAR
39 Kerryon Johnson DET
40 Jamaal Williams GB
41 Corey Clement  PHI
42 Ty Montgomery GB
43 Chris Carson  SEA
44 James White NE
45 Devontae Booker  DEN
46 Ty Montgomery GB
47 Nick Chubb CLE
48 Theo Riddick DET
49 Giovani Bernard  CIN
50 Jordan Wilkins IND

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