Michael Fabiano's Week 15 Fantasy Football Rankings - Running Backs

Senior fantasy football expert Michael Fabiano provides his Week 15 running back rankings to help you dominate the competition!

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Week 15 Rankings (PPR)


  1. Alvin Kamara, NO (vs. KC)
  2. Derrick Henry, TEN (vs. DET)
  3. Dalvin Cook, MIN (vs. CHI)
  4. Aaron Jones, GB (vs. CAR)
  5. Austin Ekeler, LAC (at LV)
  6. Jonathan Taylor, IND (vs. HOU) - The Texans defense has allowed 17 touchdowns and the second-most fantasy points to opposing runners this season.
  7. Nick Chubb, CLE (at NYG)
  8. David Montgomery, CHI (at MIN) - The Vikings defense has allowed 15-plus points to backs eight times, including Ronald Jones’ 15.4-point effort in last week.
  9. James Robinson, JAC (at BAL)
  10. Mike Davis, CAR (at GB) - Green Bay defense has surrendered 18 total touchdowns and the fifth-most fantasy points to running backs this season.
  11. Cam Akers, LAR (vs. NYJ) - The Jets defense has been generous to running backs, allowing an average of more than 24 fantasy points per game. 
  12. Miles Sanders, PHI (vat ARI)
  13. Kenyan Drake, ARI (vs. PHI)
  14. Chris Carson, SEA (at WAS)
  15. J.K. Dobbins, BAL (vs. JAC)
  16. Josh Jacobs, LV (vs. LAC)
  17. D'Andre Swift, DET (at TEN)
  18. Tony Pollard, DAL (vs. SF) 
  19. Leonard Fournette, TB (at ATL)
  20. Kareem Hunt, CLE (at NYG)
  21. Melvin Gordon, DEN (vs. BUF)
  22. Raheem Mostert, SF (at DAL) - The Cowboys have given up the second-most rushing yards and nearly 25 fantasy points per game to enemy running backs. 
  23. J.D. McKissic, WAS (vs. SEA)
  24. Nyheim Hines, IND (vs. HOU)
  25. Wayne Gallman, NYG (vs. CLE)
  26. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, KC (at NO) - The Saints have allowed one running back to score a TD against them at home, and just two have scored more than 14 points.
  27. James Conner, PIT (at CIN)
  28. David Johnson, HOU (at IND) - The Colts have been tough against running backs with DL DeForest Buckner and LB Darius Leonard in the middle of their defense.
  29. Salvon Ahmed, MIA (vs. NE)
  30. Devin Singletary, BUF (at DEN)
  31. Gus Edwards, BAL (vs. JAC)
  32. Jeff Wilson , SF (at DAL)
  33. Lynn Bowden, MIA (vs. NE)
  34. Sony Michel, NE (at MIA)
  35. Zack Moss, BUF (at DEN)
  36. Peyton Barber, WAS (vs. SEA)
  37. Chase Edmonds, ARI (vs. PHI)
  38. James White, NE (at MIA)
  39. Todd Gurley, ATL (vs. TB) - Gurley has averaged just 20.5 snaps and 8.5 touches over his last two games, suggesting his problematic knee isn't right.
  40. Latavius Murray, NO (vs. KC)
  41. Jamaal Williams, GB (vs. CAR)
  42. Giovani Bernard, CIN (vs. PIT) - The Steelers are tough against running backs, as the position has scored just eight TDs and averaged the fewest fantasy points.
  43. Ito Smith, ATL (vs. TB)
  44. Phillip Lindsay, DEN (vs. BUF)
  45. Darrell Henderson, LAR (vs. NYJ)
  46. Carlos Hyde, SEA (at WAS)
  47. Frank Gore, NYJ (at LAR)
  48. Le'Veon Bell, KC (at NO)
  49. Samaje Perine, CIN (vs. PIT)
  50. Devontae Booker, LV (vs. LAC)
  51. Malcolm Brown , LAR (vs. NYJ)
  52. Benny Snell Jr., PIT (at CIN)
  53. LeSean McCoy, TB (at ATL)
  54. Kalen Ballage, LAC (at LV)
  55. Ty Johnson, NYJ (at LAR)
  56. Adrian Peterson, DET (at TEN)
  57. Kyle Juszczyk, SF (at DAL)
  58. Boston Scott, PHI (at ARI)
  59. Trayveon Williams, CIN (vs. PIT)
  60. Rico Dowdle, DAL (vs. SF)
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