Fantasy football 2013 draft preview: Running back position primer

Thursday July 25th, 2013
After just falling short of the rushing record last season, Adrian Peterson leads the rankings for 2013.
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Fantasy football running back rankings and projections for 2013
Rank Player Team Age Bye Auc Tier Games ATT Yards Yds per carry 100-yard games TDs Rec Rec yds TDs TGT
1 Adrian Peterson MIN 28 5 $35 1 16 345 1800 5.2 8 14 36 200 1 50
2 Arian Foster HOU 27 8 $29 1 16 325 1300 4.0 6 14 47 300 2 65
3 Doug Martin TB 24 5 $28 1 16 320 1375 4.3 6 12 45 425 0 65
4 Marshawn Lynch SEA 27 12 $27 2 16 320 1400 4.4 6 12 26 215 2 30
5 Ray Rice BAL 26 8 $26 2 16 265 1125 4.2 5 9 60 450 0 80
6 Jamaal Charles KC 26 10 $25 2 16 290 1425 4.9 6 7 44 375 1 60
7 C.J. Spiller BUF 26 12 $24 2 16 250 1325 5.3 5 7 40 450 2 50
8 Trent Richardson CLE 22 10 $22 2 15 285 1125 3.9 4 10 50 350 1 70
9 LeSean McCoy PHI 25 12 $21 2 14 245 1050 4.3 4 9 50 370 3 65
10 Alfred Morris WAS 24 5 $20 2 16 325 1400 4.3 6 12 15 125 1 23
11 Chris Johnson TEN 27 8 $19 3 16 300 1300 4.3 6 6 45 265 1 60
12 Stevan Ridley NE 24 10 $19 3 16 300 1225 4.1 4 13 10 75 1 12
13 Steven Jackson ATL 30 6 $18 3 14 253 1000 4.0 3 9 40 300 0 50
14 Matt Forte CHI 27 8 $18 3 14 250 1000 4.0 3 4 51 425 1 70
15 DeMarco Murray DAL 24 11 $16 3 13 265 1050 4.0 4 8 40 250 1 50
16 Reggie Bush DET 28 9 $12 4 14 200 800 4.0 2 3 60 440 2 80
17 Maurice Jones-Drew JAC 28 9 $11 4 12 250 1000 4.0 4 6 30 225 2 40
18 Frank Gore SF 30 9 $10 4 14 250 1000 4.0 2 7 25 215 1 35
19 David Wilson NYG 22 9 $8 4 16 220 1000 4.5 3 6 21 200 2 30
20 Montee Ball DEN 22 9 $8 4 16 225 1025 4.6 2 9 17 150 0 10
21 Darren McFadden OAK 26 7 $7 4 13 220 880 4.0 3 5 41 240 1 60
22 Ryan Mathews SD 25 8 $6 4 13 200 850 4.3 2 4 43 370 0 55
23 Darren Sproles NO 30 7 $5 5 13 40 175 4.4 0 0 70 650 6 100
24 Le'Veon Bell PIT 21 5 $5 5 14 225 900 4.0 0 6 23 140 0 15
25 Lamar Miller MIA 22 6 $5 5 16 225 900 4.0 2 4 24 190 1 35
26 Rashard Mendenhall ARI 26 9 $5 5 13 225 890 4.0 2 6 15 110 0 25
27 Eddie Lacy GB 22 4 $5 5 15 200 775 3.9 2 7 17 140 0 30
28 Chris Ivory NYJ 25 10 $5 5 13 200 800 4.0 2 5 11 90 1 15
29 Giovani Bernard CIN 21 12 $4 5 16 140 600 4.3 1 6 18 190 1 30
30 Ahmad Bradshaw IND 27 8 $4 5 13 170 650 3.8 1 4 23 235 0 30
31 Mark Ingram NO 23 7 $4 5 16 200 800 4.0 1 7 8 60 0 15
32 BenJarvus Green-Ellis CIN 28 12 $4 5 15 225 860 3.8 3 5 10 100 0 20
33 Jonathan Stewart CAR 26 4 $4 5 13 200 780 3.9 2 3 26 215 1 35
34 Vick Ballard IND 23 8 $3 5 16 220 845 3.8 2 3 19 145 0 30
35 Daryl Richardson STL 23 11 $2 6 16 180 725 4.0 1 3 28 175 0 38
36 Shane Vereen NE 24 10 $2 6 16 125 500 4.0 1 5 16 275 2 25
37 Bilal Powell NYJ 24 10 $2 6 14 145 575 4.0 1 4 21 150 3 35
38 Bryce Brown PHI 22 12 $2 6 16 175 750 4.3 2 5 16 85 1 25
39 Bernard Pierce BAL 23 8 $2 6 16 155 720 4.6 1 5 15 125 1 20
40 Ben Tate HOU 25 8 $2 6 15 200 800 4.0 2 4 16 100 1 20
41 Andre Brown NYG 26 9 $2 6 13 135 530 3.9 0 9 13 90 0 20
42 Isaiah Pead STL 23 11 $2 6 16 140 590 4.2 0 3 25 145 2 35
43 Zac Stacy STL 22 11 $1 6 12 125 495 4.0 0 7 21 165 0 27
44 Mikel Leshoure DET 23 9 $1 6 16 165 600 3.6 0 6 19 140 0 30
45 Pierre Thomas NO 28 7 $1 6 14 145 580 4.0 0 1 35 300 0 45
46 Jacquizz Rodgers ATL 23 6 $1 6 16 100 325 3.3 0 0 50 400 1 60
47 DeAngelo Williams CAR 30 4 $1 6 14 160 675 4.2 1 4 13 125 1 20
48 Ryan Williams ARI 23 9 $1 6 10 145 575 4.0 0 4 21 130 1 18
49 Jonathan Dwyer PIT 24 5 $1 6 14 145 580 4.0 3 4 20 115 1 25
50 Shonn Greene TEN 28 8 $1 6 16 150 550 3.7 0 6 15 110 0 25
51 Fred Jackson BUF 32 12 $1 6 12 120 475 4.0 0 3 30 195 0 40
52 Kendall Hunter SF 24 9 $1 6 12 100 425 4.3 0 4 17 130 0 20
53 Daniel Thomas MIA 25 6 $1 6 13 125 450 3.6 0 4 15 125 0 25
54 Johnathan Franklin GB 23 4 $1 6 16 100 450 4.5 0 3 15 125 1 18
55 Michael Bush CHI 29 8 $1 6 14 105 375 3.6 0 5 19 100 0 15
56 Robert Turbin SEA 23 12 $1 6 16 110 465 4.2 0 2 20 185 0 25
57 LaMichael James SF 23 9 $1 6 16 80 360 4.5 0 2 19 180 2 20
58 Toby Gerhart MIN 26 5 $1 6 16 100 420 4.2 0 2 20 165 1 25
59 Danny Woodhead SD 28 8 $1 6 16 70 270 3.9 0 1 34 300 0 50
60 Ronnie Hillman DEN 21 9 $1 6 14 125 520 4.2 0 1 15 100 1 20
61 Isaac Redman PIT 28 5 $1 6 14 100 400 4.0 0 2 19 175 0 25
62 Peyton Hillis TB 27 5 $0 7 12 95 335 3.5 0 1 13 80 4 50
63 Justin Forsett JAC 27 9 $0 7 16 100 400 4.0 0 2 20 125 0 28
64 Donald Brown IND 26 8 $0 7 13 100 400 4.0 0 2 17 160 0 25
65 Knile Davis KC 21 10 $0 7 12 110 415 3.8 0 2 12 115 1 15
66 Marcel Reece OAK 28 7 $0 7 16 50 205 4.1 0 0 35 325 1 40
67 Mike Tolbert CAR 27 4 $0 7 16 45 157 3.5 0 5 23 200 0 35
68 Roy Helu WAS 24 5 $0 7 12 90 365 4.1 0 0 30 180 0 40
69 Joseph Randle DAL 21 11 $0 7 16 100 410 4.1 1 2 20 105 0 20
70 Knowshon Moreno DEN 26 9 $0 7 10 95 375 3.9 0 3 15 120 0 25
71 Rashad Jennings OAK 28 7 $0 7 12 90 360 4.0 0 2 15 105 0 20
72 Brandon Bolden NE 23 10 $0 7 16 90 375 4.2 0 3 5 30 0 7
73 Denard Robinson JAC 22 9 $0 7 12 65 275 4.2 0 1 18 120 0 15
74 Delone Carter IND 26 8 $0 7 12 70 270 3.9 0 5 3 15 0 5
75 Evan Royster WAS 25 5 $0 7 16 52 220 4.2 0 2 15 125 0 20
76 Mike Goodson NYJ 26 10 $0 7 14 70 290 4.1 0 0 16 170 0 23
77 Felix Jones PHI 26 12 $0 7 14 90 330 3.7 0 0 15 135 0 25
78 Shaun Draughn KC 25 10 $0 7 16 50 190 3.8 0 1 20 110 1 25
79 Andre Ellington ARI 24 9 $0 7 16 90 360 4.0 0 0 10 70 1 15
80 Stepfan Taylor ARI 22 9 $0 7 16 90 320 3.6 0 2 9 55 0 15
81 DuJuan Harris GB 25 4 $0 7 10 50 245 4.9 0 2 10 60 1 7
82 Marcus Lattimore SF 21 9 $0 7 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
83 Christine Michael SEA 22 12 $0 7 13 90 375 4.2 0 3 2 15 0 5
84 Jason Snelling ATL 29 6 $0 8 16 15 50 3.3 0 1 28 190 0 35
85 LeGarrette Blount NE 26 10 $0 8 13 75 285 3.8 0 4 2 10 0 3
86 LaRod Stephens-Howling PIT 26 5 $0 8 16 65 225 3.5 0 0 20 120 0 25
87 James Starks GB 27 4 $0 8 8 80 300 3.8 0 1 8 30 0 7
88 Joique Bell DET 27 9 $0 8 16 35 145 4.1 0 0 20 110 0 25
89 Cedric Peerman CIN 26 12 $0 8 15 50 210 4.2 0 0 10 75 0 12
90 Montario Hardesty CLE 26 10 $0 8 12 70 265 3.8 0 1 4 25 0 10
91 Mike Gillislee MIA 22 6 $0 8 13 60 245 4.1 0 1 5 30 0 8
92 Latavius Murray OAK 23 7 $0 8 13 35 140 4.0 0 1 10 65 0 15
93 Mike James TB 24 5 $0 8 16 60 200 3.3 0 2 5 40 0 15
94 Ronnie Brown SD 31 8 $0 8 13 40 145 3.6 0 0 20 120 0 25
95 Lance Dunbar DAL 23 11 $0 8 14 59 205 3.5 0 1 7 55 0 15
96 John Kuhn GB 30 4 $0 8 15 20 70 3.5 0 1 15 85 0 18
97 Lance Ball DEN 28 9 $0 9 14 35 140 4.0 0 1 10 65 0 15
98 Alex Green GB 25 4 $0 9 8 60 205 3.4 0 0 10 60 0 20
99 Bernard Scott CIN 29 12 $0 9 8 50 190 3.8 0 0 10 35 0 13
100 Leon Washington NE 31 10 $0 9 16 15 60 4.0 0 0 10 50 1 15

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