Michael Fabiano's Week 13 Fantasy Football Rankings - Running Backs

Senior fantasy football expert Michael Fabiano provides his Week 13 running back rankings to help you dominate the competition!

We're into the final regular season week of most fantasy football seasons. Seeding matters! Don't take your foot off the pedal. Let's set those Week 13 lineups and put ourselves in the best position for the highest postseason seed possible with a little help from my weekly PPR fantasy football rankings.

The fantasy football postseason is in sight and I'm really excited to claim my league title and help you get there too. Please be sure to always churn those last couple bench spots to make sure you're bringing the best possible team into the playoffs. Every lineup spot counts!


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Week 13 Rankings (PPR)

Austin Ekeler


  1. Dalvin Cook, MIN (vs. JAC)
  2. Derrick Henry, TEN (vs. CLE)
  3. James Robinson, JAC (at MIN)
  4. Austin Ekeler, LAC (vs. NE)
  5. Nick Chubb, CLE (at TEN)
  6. Aaron Jones, GB (vs. PHI)
  7. Chris Carson, SEA (vs. NYG)
  8. David Montgomery, CHI (vs. DET) No team in the league has allowed more total touchdowns (21) or fantasy points (33.2 PPG) to running backs than Detroit.
  9. Antonio Gibson, WAS (at PIT)
  10. Alvin Kamara, NO (at ATL)
  11. Miles Sanders, PHI (at GB)
  12. Myles Gaskin, MIA (vs. CIN) - The Bengals have allowed 14-plus points to runners nine times, including two backs with over 17 points in their last three games. 
  13. Kareem Hunt, CLE (at TEN)
  14. Raheem Mostert, SF (vs. BUF) - Home running backs have averaged more than 26 fantasy points per game against the Buffalo defense this season.
  15. J.K. Dobbins, BAL (vs. DAL)
  16. Devontae Booker, LV (at NYJ) - The Jets have allowed the 10th-most fantasy points to enemy running backs, and nine have scored 13-plus points against them.
  17. Wayne Gallman, NYG (at SEA) - The Seahawks defense has allowed 12 total touchdowns and nearly 25 fantasy points per game to running backs this season.
  18. Nyheim Hines, IND (at HOU)  The Texans defense has surrendered 14 total touchdowns and the third-most fantasy points to opposing running backs.
  19. Kenyan Drake, ARI (vs. LAR)
  20. Jonathan Taylor, IND (at HOU) The Texans defense has surrendered 14 total touchdowns and the third-most fantasy points to opposing running backs.
  21. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, KC (vs. DEN)
  22. Ezekiel Elliott, DAL (at BAL) Zeke has scored 12 or fewer fantasy points in all but one game since Dak Prescott went down, including four games with single digits.
  23. Melvin Gordon, DEN (at KC)
  24. David Johnson, HOU (vs. IND)
  25. Benny Snell Jr., PIT (vs. WAS)
  26. Giovani Bernard, CIN (at MIA)  Bernard has scored fewer than nine fantasy points in three straight games, and he's had no more than 12 touches in those games.
  27. Frank Gore, NYJ (vs. LV)
  28. Damien Harris, NE (at LAC)
  29. James White, NE (at LAC)
  30. Todd Gurley, ATL (vs. NO) Running backs have scored just five touchdowns and have averaged the fewest fantasy points (16.8 PPG) against New Orleans.
  31. Adrian Peterson, DET (at CHI)
  32. Zack Moss, BUF (at SF)  The Niners defense has been tough on running backs, allowing just nine total touchdowns and the eighth-fewest fantasy points.
  33. Latavius Murray, NO (at ATL)
  34. Jalen Richard, LV (at NYJ)
  35. J.D. McKissic, WAS (at PIT)
  36. Chase Edmonds, ARI (vs. LAR)
  37. Devin Singletary, BUF (at SF)
  38. Kerryon Johnson, DET (at CHI)
  39. Jamaal Williams, GB (vs. PHI)
  40. Darrell Henderson, LAR (at ARI)  Henderson has failed in the stat sheets in recent weeks, scoring fewer than 10 fantasy points in all but one of his last six games.
  41. Carlos Hyde, SEA (vs. NYG)
  42. Cam Akers, LAR (at ARI)
  43. Joshua Kelley, LAC (vs. NE)
  44. Le'Veon Bell, KC (vs. DEN)
  45. Malcolm Brown , LAR (at ARI)
  46. Tony Pollard, DAL (at BAL)
  47. Gus Edwards, BAL (vs. DAL)
  48. Anthony McFarland, PIT (vs. WAS)
  49. Phillip Lindsay, DEN (at KC)
  50. Patrick Laird, MIA (vs. CIN)
  51. Jerick McKinnon, SF (vs. BUF)
  52. Boston Scott, PHI (at GB)
  53. Duke Johnson, HOU (vs. IND)
  54. Brian Hill, ATL (vs. NO)
  55. Mike Boone, MIN (vs. JAC)
  56. Mark Ingram, BAL (vs. DAL)
  57. Samaje Perine , CIN (at MIA)
  58. Jordan Wilkins, IND (at HOU)
  59. Ty Johnson, NYJ (vs. LV)
  60. Ito Smith, ATL (vs. NO)
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