Joe Buttgereit gives his running back rankings.

Here are Joe's other rankings: QBs | WRs | TEs | KsDEFs

Rank Name Team Tiers
1 Saquon Barkley NYG 1
2 Alvin Kamara NO 1
3 Christian McCaffrey CAR 1
4 David Johnson ARI 1
5 Ezekiel Elliott DAL 1
6 Dalvin Cook MIN 2
7 James Conner PIT 2
8 Le'Veon Bell NYJ 2
9 Nick Chubb CLE 2
10 Devonta Freeman ATL 2
11 Joe Mixon CIN 3
12 Todd Gurley LAR 3
13 Chris Carson SEA 3
14 Leonard Fournette JAC 3
15 Kerryon Johnson DET 3
16 Aaron Jones GB 3
17 Phillip Lindsay DEN 3
18 Melvin Gordon LAC 3
19 Tevin Coleman SF 4
20 Damien Williams KC 4
21 Marlon Mack IND 4
22 Derrick Henry TEN 4
23 Sony Michel NE 4
24 Josh Jacobs OAK 4
25 Adrian Peterson WAS 4
26 David Montgomery CHI 4
27 Miles Sanders PHI 4
28 Derrius Guice WAS 4
29 Duke Johnson HOU 4
30 Kenyan Drake MIA 5
31 James White NE 5
32 Mark Ingram BAL 5
33 Tarik Cohen CHI 5
34 Peyton Barber TB 5
35 Chris Thompson WAS 5
36 Rashaad Penny SEA 5
37 Austin Ekeler LAC 5
38 Latavius Murray NO 5
39 Darwin Thompson KC 5
40 Matt Breida SF 5

 

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Rank Name Team Tier
41 Frank Gore BUF 5
42 Jordan Howard PHI 5
43 Ito Smith ATL 6
44 Royce Freeman DEN 6
45 Lamar Miller HOU 6
46 Nyheim Hines IND 6
47 Devin Singletary BUF 6
48 Justin Jackson LAC 6
49 Gus Edwards BAL 6
50 Dion Lewis TEN 6
51 Darrell Henderson LAR 6
52 Tony Pollard DAL 6
53 Kalen Ballage MIA 6
54 Jaylen Samuels PIT 6
55 Justice Hill BAL 6
56 LeSean McCoy BUF 6
57 Ryquell Armstead JAC 6
58 Giovani Bernard CIN 6
59 Rex Burkhead NE 6
60 Damien Harris NE 6
61 Jerick McKinnon SF 6
62 Ronald Jones II TB 6
63 Benny Snell Jr. PIT 7
64 Alexander Mattison MIN 7
65 Kenneth Dixon BAL 7
66 Elijah McGuire NYJ 7
67 Alfred Blue JAC 7
68 Doug Martin OAK 7
69 C.J. Anderson DET 7
70 Jamaal Williams GB 7
71 Theo Riddick DEN 7
72 Kareem Hunt CLE 7
73 Wendell Smallwood PHI 7
74 T.J. Yeldon BUF 7
75 Jalen Richard OAK 7
76 Josh Adams PHI 7
77 Mike Davis CHI 7
78 Chase Edmonds ARI 7
79 Malcolm Brown LAR 7
80 Spencer Ware IND 7
81 Carlos Hyde KC 7
82 Corey Clement PHI 7
83 John Kelly LAR 7
84 Bilal Powell NYJ 7
85 Devontae Booker DEN 7
86 Jeff Wilson SF 7
87 Javorius Allen FA 7
88 Wayne Gallman NYG 7
89 Jay Ajayi FA 7
90 Ty Montgomery NYJ 7
91 Ameer Abdullah MIN 7
92 Trenton Cannon NYJ 7
93 Darren Sproles PHI 7
94 Zach Zenner DET 7
95 Jordan Wilkins IND 7
96 Jacquizz Rodgers NO 7
97 Bryce Love WAS 7