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Week 11 Running Back Rankings - Standard Leagues

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It's hard to believe that we are already in Week 11 of the regular season. This season has flown by and been as unpredictable as ever, from many standpoints. The only sure thing in life right now is Todd Gurley being great.

The top four of my running back plays have fantastic matchups and have been playing lights out recently. Marshawn Lynch, Chris Ivory, Frank Gore, and LeSean McCoy have been very consistent when healthy. Darren McFadden and DeMarco Murray trade opponents this week, with both coming off and going into surprisingly tough run game matchups. LeGarrette Blount has as good of a chance to score every week, while Jonathan Stewart has four touchdowns in his last five games. Danny Woodhead, Ronnie Hillman and Giovani Bernard seem to have taken their backfield's main duties.

The back 26 running backs on this list are a bit of a crapshoot, with their usage proving to be very volatile. Jay Ajayi has shown well in his first two games coming off designated IR, but his playing time is just as sparse or unpredictable as any running back in this back end. The Jeremy Hill and Eddie Lacy dreams might be dead, as well.

Rank Player Team Opponent
1 Devonta Freeman Atlanta Falcons IND
2 Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings GB
3 Lamar Miller Miami Dolphins DAL
4 Charcandrick West Kansas City Chiefs @SD
5 Todd Gurley St. Louis Rams @BAL
6 Marshawn Lynch Seattle Seahawks SF
7 Chris Ivory New York Jets @HOU
8 Frank Gore Indianapolis Colts @ATL
9 LeSean McCoy Buffalo Bills @NE
10 Latavius Murray Oakland Raiders @DET
11 Darren McFadden Dallas Cowboys @MIA
12 DeMarco Murray Philadelphia Eagles TB
13 LeGarrette Blount New England Patriots BUF
14 James Starks Green Bay Packers @MIN
15 Justin Forsett Baltimore Ravens STL
16 Jonathan Stewart Carolina Panthers WAS
17 Doug Martin Tampa Bay Buccaneers @PHI
18 Jeremy Langford Chicago Bears DEN
19 Danny Woodhead San Diego Chargers KC
20 Ronnie Hillman Denver Broncos @CHI
21 T.J. Yeldon Jacksonville Jaguars TEN
22 Karlos Williams Buffalo Bills @NE
23 Giovani Bernard Cincinnati Bengals @ARI
24 Chris Johnson Arizona Cardinals CIN
25 Antonio Andrews Tennessee Titans @JAX
26 Jay Ajayi Miami Dolphins DAL
27 Eddie Lacy Green Bay Packer @MIN
28 Charles Sims Tampa Bay Buccaneers @PHI
29 Melvin Gordon San Diego Chargers KC
30 Matt Jones Washington Redskins @CAR
31 Dexter McCluster Tennessee Titans @JAX
32 Andre Ellington Arizona Cardinals CIN
33 Darren Sproles Philadelphia Eagles TB
34 Jeremy Hill Cincinnati Bengals @ARI
35 Alfred Blue Houston Texans NYJ
36 Joique Bell Detroit Lions OAK
37 Alfred Morris Washington Redskins @CAR
38 Jonathan Grimes Houston Texans NYJ
39 Ameer Abdullah Detroit Lions OAK
40 Shaun Draughn San Francisco 49ers @SEA
41 Chris Thompson Washington Redskins @CAR
42 De'Anthony Thomas Kansas City Chiefs @SD
43 Thomas Rawls Seattle Seahawks SF
44 Ka'Deem Carey Chicago Bears DEN
45 C.J. Anderson Denver Broncos @CHI
46 Javorius Allen Baltimore Ravens STL
47 Mike Tolbert Carolina Panthers WAS
48 Jamize Olawale Oakland Raiders @DET
49 Tevin Coleman Atlanta Falcons IND
50 James White New England Patriots BUF